Yes! Beyoncé has been on repeat on my playlist this week as we gear up for our match of the round on Friday night under lights at The Boss for the U16 Div 1 Girls. Read on the find out more.
Finals around the corner
This weekend sees the last games for the season before we head into finals. It is also the weekend that our U10s get to enjoy the Lightning Cup. Last weekend saw our U8s and U9s experience their first Lightning Cup – a round robin series of games that gave our younger players a great send off for a successful season.
As of today, there are nine Hampton Rovers Juniors teams who have already qualified to play in the finals, with some teams needing to secure a win this weekend to qualify. Good luck everyone! We are all cheering you all on.
If your team hasn’t qualified for finals, please enjoy your final round for 2022 and have fun! We are committed to providing an environment where the most important thing is for our players to learn the values of passion, teamwork, fun and respect. No matter where you land on the ladder, we hope that these values have been experienced throughout the season.
Come down to celebrate girls’ football under lights tonight!
Tonight, Friday 12 August, our Hampton Rovers U16 Girls will be playing the Beaumaris Sharks under lights at Boss James Reserve, 6pm to 7.30pm. It’s billed as the match of the round.
We are calling on all supporters and football lovers to get down to Boss James to cheer on both the Rovers and Sharks players. At the final siren, the bar will open for families and supporters of both clubs to relax and celebrate the evening. The BBQ will also be sizzling. Please come on down to support the club and our players.
Grand Final Bonanza – Hampton Rovers Women’s Seniors v Albert Park Falcons
The Hampton Rovers Seniors Women’s team are playing off against the Albert Park Falcons for this year’s VAFA Div 2 Premiership Cup and bragging rights. The game is on Sunday August 14 at Trevor Barker Oval in Sandringham, starting at 11:45am. If you can, please head on down to support Rovers Senior Women’s football team.
Auskick pre-registration U8s
This Saturday morning, Jade Ghoukassian and I will be down at Boss James for the final Auskick session. Pre-registrations are open for Auskickers looking to play in the Hampton Rovers U8s team in 2023.
U8s will receive a special reduced registration fee of $200. Included will be a Hampton Rovers drink bottle and the official Hampton Rovers playing bag for next season (to be received by Round 4-5 in 2023).
Kids don’t have to have played Auskick to sign up for U8s – all are welcome. Just head on down on Saturday morning and have a chat with Jade or me.
You can’t be what you can’t see – preparing the next generation of players
Last Saturday, our U8s were front and centre during the Hampton Seniors men’s game. The U8s ran out with the seniors onto the ground, took part in the half time huddles and participated in the after game debrief. The U8s were even the centre of the celebration song!
This new initiative is designed to give our younger players an insight into what it’s like to play Seniors football and inspire them for the future.
Thanks to our Seniors who showed care for our younger players. You were an inspiration to them all!
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Good luck everyone for the weekend. Can’t wait to see you around the grounds, and especially at The Boss tonight.