Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Youth Girls Training

Attention Girls
U12, U15 & U18

The Youth Girls Training begins this Saturday
25th Nov
10am-11.30am


Location 
The Oval behind the Altona Tennis Club, near Cherry Lake


Hope you can make it,
Open to all ages!
#WeAreTheVikings





Wednesday, October 11, 2017

2018 Committee


2018 here we come!!
Welcoming our Committee for 2018...
President - Vito Rubino
Vice President - Jason Walsh
Administrator - Naomi Redpath
Secretary - Petra Kunze
Registrar - Patrice Cassar
Treasurer - Nadine Bellette
Coaches Coordinator - Jason Walsh
Assistant Coaches Coordinators - Jason Dalby & Chris Dyke
Apparel - Adrian Goostry

Apparel & General - Melinda Wheeler
General - Jordan Beckwith
General - Jenny Molnar
General - Trish Moore
General - Shannon McKay
Social Media - Sarah Dyke
Junior Development Manager - Position Vacant

A copy of the AGM Booklet via PDF is available by emailing Naomi at :
ajfcadmin@gmail.com
We would also like to extend an invite to anyone interested in "random" helping here and there throughout 2018. Things such as Set up and Pack up, Helping on Photo night, sourcing Sponsorship's... No major commitment required and meeting attendance needed - If you feel you'd be a great "random helper", please contact the committee execs directly to express your interest. 
ajfcadmin@gmail.com (Naomi) or ajfcpres@gmail.com (Vito)

Friday, October 6, 2017

AGM Tuesday 10th Oct

2017 AJFC AGM

The AJFC would like to invite Viking friends and family to our annual AGM next Tuesday (10th Oct). 

Further details including Agenda and Committee nomination forms are below. Hope you can make it.
As a courtesy, please rsvp to Naomi Redpath.





Monday, October 2, 2017

2018 Altona Football Club Centenary Gala


You're Invited!!
Pencil in the date,
Book the baby sitter,
Get all prettied up
and come and celebrate the
Altona Football Club
Centenary!
See below for details...

See you there!...

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Very Important Announcement!

ATTENTION 2017
 NUMERO UNO 
VOUCHER WINNERS!

For any child from the 2017 season who has been awarded a 
Numero Uno Award,
Please be aware, these expired
yesterday!
HOWEVER...
Numero Uno has kindly extended the validity to this
Tuesday 
to ensure all our Vikings can use their reward for their hard earned efforts!
So don't delay...
Get down to Pier Street before close of business Tuesday.
Image result for pizza
Thank you to Numero Uno for their continued support in 2017!



Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Bunnings BBQ - Sunday 1st October


Image result for we need you

We are requesting our Vikings assistance!
Sunday 1st October - Bunnings BBQ.

If you have AWESOME snag selling abilities, we would love your help!
All we ask is 2 hours of your time between 8.30am-4.30pm.
Please email Patrice at:
ajfcrego@gmail.com
to offer your valued services and confirm availability.
The AFJC appreciates your efforts and any funds raised go back into making the Club great!
#WeAreTheVikings

Friday, September 15, 2017

2018 Coaches Appointed - U17 Div 1

Szanyi and Johnson 
to lead the 
U17 Division 1 team 
in 2018!!


The Altona Junior Football Club is pleased to announce the appointments of John Szanyi and Matt Johnson as dual coaches of the Under 17 Division 1 team in 2018. Both Szanyi and Johnson have a long history with the Altona Football Club and are delighted to have accepted the dual role. The club is excited to have both premiership coaches continue their leadership after a very successful 2017 season.

'We Are The Vikings...'



Monday, September 11, 2017

Bunnings BBQ - Saturday 1st October

One last effort for the season and we are requesting our Vikings assistance!
Sunday 1st October - Bunnings BBQ.
If you have AWESOME snag selling abilities, we would love your help!
All we ask is 2 hours of your time between 8.30am-4.30pm.
Please email Patrice at:
ajfcrego@gmail.com
to offer your valued services and confirm availability.
The AFJC appreciates your efforts and any funds raised go back into making the Club great!

#WeAreTheVikings

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Presentation Day Reminder




Just a reminder....
Drop down to celebrate the end of the 2017 season!

We hope to see you there!

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Newsletter - 31 July



Well Done to ALL of our Viking Teams this weekend, It was a
great weekend for all!

Winners are Grinners...
and they're one step closer to Victory!

U11 Div2 - One step closer to the Grand Final after their win over Sanctuary Lakes! Next week V Hoppers Crossing.

U13 Div2 - Into the Grand Finals for Our U13s after a win over Werribee Centrals - Congrats to Scott Perry and the Boys (04.01.25 v 13.16.94)

U14 Div2 - Straight into the Grand Final, again winning against Werribee Centrals - Well done Jason Walsh and the Team!

U17 Div2 - A great Win over Werribee, through to the next round (8.12.60 v 13.06.84).

100 Games and a Victorious Win!

Not many Young Players can experience their 100th Game, lead as Captain AND win a place in the Grand Final all in one weekend!...

Congratulations to our U14 Team Captain Rob Jarmain who played his 100 game milestone on the weekend. Rob and his team mates also managed a great win over Werribee Centrals on this special day, and earned a spot in the Grand Final.
Well done Rob!


The Count down continues...

#WeAreTheVikings



Thursday, July 27, 2017

Finals Details


Finals are Here!!!
Details below for this weeks
games...

U11 Div. 2
Altona Juniors v Sanctuary Lakes
8:40am
Hoppers Crossing
Hogan’s Rd Oval 2

U13 Div. 2
Altona Juniors v Werribee Centrals
10:20am
Werribee Centrals
Galvin Park Oval 1

U14 Div. 2
Altona Juniors v Werribee Centrals
12:20pm
Werribee Centrals
Galvin Park Oval 1

U17 Div. 2
Werribee Districts v Altona Juniors
12:20pm
Hoppers Crossing
Hogan’s Rd Oval 1

U17 Div. 1
Finished top of the ladder, hence have a Bye this week.

Drop down to the various away games and cheer this kids on! Team spirit at its best!

#WeAreTheVikings



Monday, July 24, 2017

Newsletter - 24July



Charity Night Success!

It is with great pleasure that the Altona Juniors announce the total profit from the Jimmy Cupples Charity Night on Friday 14th July is a staggering 
$6000!! 

Our bidders really stepped up this year, and we are thrilled. The profit will be divided 50/50 between the E.J Whitten & Alannah Madeline Foundations. In addition to the profits we are happy to also add that $700 was raised from a single item, that will be matched by the AJFC for our local Viking Shae-Lee Murphy, to assist her on her quest to the US in October.

These nights don't just happen. They are a team effort and a huge thank you must be said to the following people for helping make it the HUGE success that it was:
Patrice Cassar
Jenny Molnar
Shawqi Ein - Sweeney Auctioneer Extraordinaire!
Jimmy Cupples & The Band
Altona RSL
Mike Fitzgerald - EJ Whitten
Fiona Lobo - AMF
Melinda Wheeler
Nadine Bellette
Vito Rubino
Sarah Dyke

And not forgetting our amazing generous partners for the night who donated their goods:
E.J. Whitten Foundation
The Langham, Melbourne
Cassar Family
Kooringal Golf Club
Casella Family Brands
Liquid Gold Soy Candles
Local Legends
MCG
Western Bulldogs
Altona Fresh
Breeze
Pier 71
Yarraville Sun Theatre
Cadbury
Water Colours - Gabby Redpath
Made with Love - Di Davies
Winter Rose Boutique 
The Learning Company
Bree's Hair Flair

Congratulations to all our winning bidders. We hope you enjoy your items, and the privilege in knowing that you have helped two charities raise vital funds for their work. 
Thank you for digging so deep. 

Lastly, thank you to all the Vikings, friends and family who purchased a ticket. We trust you all had a fabulous time. Your continued support is what counts and We cannot thank you all enough. 

Bigger and better again next year!

And the Winners are....
A big thank you to all of you who got involved in the “It’s Time To Test” activities hosted by The E.J. Whitten Foundation, whether it was having a blood pressure check,  talking about men’s health or having a go at the AFL handball competition. The competition winners are in:
  • 1st Place – Chris Manders with the winning score of 44 points! Your AFL ball is ready to collect at the club
  • 2nd Place – Mark Wheeler with 41 points – official AFL team hoodie
  • 3rd place  - Leila Galloway with 37 points – official AFL team hoodie
  • Database prize – Maurie Hutchinson - $100 Rebel Sport voucher
Congratulations!

2017 Presentation Day!
The Last Achievements for 2017!

Well done to ALL the Junior Vikings on a fantastic year - across all ages!
Everyone has had a fantastic year, even if you missed out on a mention in the newsletter. 
You all should be proud, We are!
U8s
Move & Shaker Award - Ben Basquille 
Numero Uno Award - Athan Donaldson 
Speccie Award - Astin Kirk 
U9s
Numero Uno - Hunter
Mover & Shaker - Jeremy Cassar
Speccie - Lachie Moore
Kit Kat - Jack Johnson         Photobomber - Hamzeh  
Heartland Award – Lincoln Kelly
Speccy Award– Arthur Johnson
Mover & Shaker Award – Joel Bugeja (even though the umpire had it in for him)
Numero Uno Award – Marcus Bou-Ghosn

**Make sure you come down for the Under 9 Red vs Blue game on Wednesday 26th July**
U10s
Numero Uno Award - Jhet Clysdsle
Speckle Award -  Blake Donaldson  
Milkshake Award - Ostyn draper 
U14s
Heartland Award - Riley Hulstaert

Our new Scoreboard is getting a Name!

ALTONA RSL
On Tuesday 29th August at 7.30pm 
The Altona RSL will be showing the world premier of
 "Kokoda The Spirit Lives."
Tickets are only $10.00. 
(All monies raised from sales are to be donated to the Kokoda Track Foundation for it's programs in Papua New Guinea) 
For bookings call 9398 2817.
A synopsis is on the Altona RSL facebook page and a link to the trailer is also there.
STOP. One Punch Can Kill
As a result of some great wins over the 2017 season, the AJFC has raised $1783 for the Stop. One Punch Can Kill Campaign.
With the generosity of any AJFC families and friends this is a fantastic effort and we congratulate the kids on their wins and the kindness of those who donated or pledged.

$1783
Thank-you!



Don't forget The Viking Song over the break...
You'll be needing it next Year!
Many Thanks again to our 2017
Sponsors - We appreciate you 
immensely!