Sam Van Der Venne
5pm to 6.30pm at Castlefield
Please note, these are subject to change and will be confirmed by your Team Manager.
Fixture can also be viewed here.
|13 May||Dingley||Boss James||8.30am|
|20 May||Cheltenham||Le Page Park||9am|
|27 May||East Sandringham||Boss James||8.30am|
|3 June||Highett||Highett Reserve||8.45am|
|17 June||East Brighton Vampires||Hurlingham Park||8.30am|
|24 June||Dingley||Corrigan Oval||9am|
|15 July||Cheltenham||Boss James||8.30am|
|22 July||East Sandringham||Peterson Reserve||8.45am|
|29 July||Highett||Boss James||8.30am|
Under 8 Pink vs Dingley (R5) - A cold Melbourne morning greeted us all at the Boss James Reserve on Mother’s Day. All the kids were excited to play on the big ground, which had been divided into two for the day. The kids gathered in the player rooms and got ready for the game, with Coach Sam handing out wrist bands, allocating positions and reminding the players what it’s all about with lots of F-words like Fun, Fair and Fast! A player down, the Rovers took the field determined to make up for their lack of players with their grit and determination. Things started well with Ernie getting the first tap out of ruck. The Rovers defence was great, with some good clearing balls kicked by Continue Reading...
Under 8 Pink vs Mordi Brae (R4) - It was an early morning start down in Mordy as the Rovers entourage travelled down the Bay in good spirits. The kids were showing no signs of cobwebs, but the parents looked in need of a coffee or 2. Especially our warm up coach Matt DS whose job it was to channel their energy. The volunteer support for the Rovers U8s is second to none as Konrad filled in his Goal Umpire Scorecard and collected his science jacket, Danny filled in the DOB/signatures list which is not an easy task at U8s level and Melissa DS was busy on the phone making sure things ran like clockwork! Our empire Marty gave his thoughts prior to the match "Big game, I'm Continue Reading...
Under 8 Pink vs Highett (R3) - It was a tremendous morning with partly cloudy skies at the Rovers home ground. All the kids had arrived on time and ready to play. It was safe to say the mood was excited, the boots were almost stomping through the floor in the team room! Coach Sam handed out the wristbands and explained the things to remember for the game. Feet, Fun, Fast, Fair and Friendly was the message. Super-excited, the kids ran out to the oval for warmup with some cartwheels appearing! Q1 – Straight away Highett showed us they were here to play! They cleared the ball quickly and moved it through to their forwards. Harvey was strong in defence with a solid mark – remembering his Continue Reading...