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North Wagga AFNC Saints
Welcome all to the 2020 Football and Netball seasons for the Juniors and Seniors in what promises to be a very exciting year for the North Wagga AFNC Saints.
There has been an enormous amount of activity during the off season and many exciting changes for our club. On behalf of our dedicated committee we hope everybody has a safe and enjoyable year with all games played in the intended spirit and sportsmanship.
Last season was a huge year for our club on and off the field. Our Under 10 Junior Netball team won their Grand Final, and the icing on the cake came in the form of our Senior Footballers taking out the 2020 Premiership! Our club is so proud of all our players, coaches, volunteers and supporters.
The club is looking forward to following up a fantastic 2019 with a promising 2020 with the foundations laid to be competitive across all age groups and divisions. This great success and hope can only be achieved by the wonderful support received from our sponsors and members.
We welcome to the club the new management and staff from the Palm and Pawn who have continued with our great partnership and agreed to be our Premier sponsor in 2019. We have had many years working closely together in a rewarding partnership for both parties and this year promises to be more of the same. We also welcome back our other key club sponsors, Chemworks and The Rules Club, Anthony Wisely Constructions and The Sportsman’s Warehouse. The club is extremely grateful to all our sponsors large and small for their support. Please check out all the details of our fantastic sponsors which are available under the ‘Sponsors’ tab via our website or on our team app and get along and support their businesses when out and about shopping or require good local services.
Our Club membership is the envy of many others and we are constantly looking at initiatives to further increase this strong base. With numbers of over 800, made up of players and supporters and followers, we are in a strong position to offer a welcoming, family-friendly environment. We proudly have over 300 players competing in junior and senior football and netball competition.
This year we are very excited to be fielding a Women's team in the Southern NSW Women's Competition. The first game will be on 14 February at Apex Park, Lake Albert kicking off at 7pm.
The 2020 season for the Seniors Grades kicks off on Saturday 4th April at Home (McPherson Oval) against Northern Jets.
Juniors will start their season Sunday 28th April at home against Eastlakes MCU
The draws are available for viewing on our website https://www.northwaggasaints.com/.
All information about the club throughout the year will be posted on our Social media pages on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/NorthWaggaAFNC/) , Team App - https://northwaggaafnc.teamapp.com/ and our Webpagehttps://www.northwaggasaints.com/.
Be sure to “Like “our Facebook page and also request access to our Team App to ensure that you are provided with all the information as it comes to hand.
This year we will be implementing some new and exciting fundraising activities, starting with our weekly meat raffles, The Lightning Draw, along with our Red Black and White Ball and our “400’s Club” Promotions. These ventures help keep our great club ticking along and providing uniforms, kit and equipment for our club. There will be more fundraising announcements coming soon!
It’s important to remember what draws us to North Wagga AFNC Saints as a community-based Football and Netball Club. The club has a long and proud history and offers a unique experience to our local community. Our community-based alignment to the Northern Suburbs of Wagga means our teams are built upon the foundations of school and community-based friendship rather than forced grading. This helps us build life-long friendships not just amongst our players, but our parents as well.
We would also like to take this opportunity to thank our committed club volunteers, who willingly dedicated their time as committee members, coaches and managers, and assisting in other club activities. Some of our volunteers no longer have children playing at the club but still unselfishly give up their time for the benefit of North Wagga AFNC and our junior players. The club only runs successfully due to the commitment of these volunteers, and we thank you in advance for another successful and enjoyable season.
There are many opportunities at the club for volunteers to become involved and make a difference, so please do not hesitate to contact the club or one of our committee members if you would like to help and join a great team. Particular roles that we would like to immediately fill are Junior Netball Co-Ordinator and Grants Officer. If you believe that you could spare a little time to help in one of these roles, then please contact the club.
As an amateur club, we rely on the support of our community and I ask all parents to get behind their teams and their club, and to help with club fundraising activities, Canteen rosters, field set-up, time keeping etc. when it is time to do so. Without your support we cannot succeed!
Finally, I hope you all enjoy a fun and successful season and I look forward to seeing you all around the grounds!