Contacts

Coach: Phil Murdoch
0412 569 896

Assistant Coach: Molly Eastman
Assistant Coach: Ben Murdoch
Assistant Coach: Bea Laufer

Team Manager: Greg Cardin
0425 863 386

Trainer: Tim Darby
Trainer: Elizabeth Reid

Team Page Editor: Craig Stephens
craig_stephens@mac.com


ROUND 8 WRAP – FITZROY 7.6=48 V’s SURREY PARK 8.10=58

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Development Benchmark

A close game of football that set a benchmark for what is required to win a game.

Growth Points:

  • Working in numbers to support each other
  • Kicking to a target
  • Pressure on opponents

Learning/Improvement Points:

  • Need to stick tackles particularly those faster more agile opponents – “watch their hips”
  • Being more reactive defensively when the ball gets turned over
  • Midfield being accountable for opponent running into their forward line
  • Second efforts at the contest.
  • Kicking wider to boundary from kick-outs

 Special Mentions:

  • Stella’s agility on the last line of defense
  • Georgie and Astrid’s prior efforts resulting in goals
  • Ali’s and Georgie’s strength and bodywork around the ground
  • Top six performances by Katia, Sadie, Alice, Pascale, Lydia and Georgie
  • Katia with a bag of 5 goals
  • Pascale with 2 goals 3 weeks in a row
  • Ella back from injury
  • Bens to ability to communicate – even with concussion.
  • Wishing a speedy ankle recovery for Charlotte
  • Bea talking the importance of game preparation and focus at training

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More photos here

Next Weeks Game V’s Preston Bullants

Preston City Oval 3.00pm

Go Roy Under 16 Girls

ROUND 7 WRAP – BRUNSWICK 2.11=13 V’s FITZROY 5.4=34

Coaches first ever photo bomb

Coaches first ever photo bomb

 

Belief

Growth Points:

  • Our girls now have a belief that they can play football both personally and as a team
  • Determination at the contest
  • Pressure on opponents
  • Ground ball was a focus and was much improved
  • Defensive rebound from half back line

 

Learning/Improvement Points:

  • Work in numbers to support each other
  • Plenty of forward entry that didn’t lead to goals – too clogged up
  • Kicking
  • Looking forward and kicking to a team mate
  • Team communication – “Your hot”, “your free”, “pick up that player” etc.

 

Special Mentions:

  • Pascale, Sadie and Ali having their valuable input during the breaks.
  • Mollie’s mark and her determination for the ball
  • Ruby C’s marking in her hands
  • Astrid’s tackles and shepparding.
  • Ben’s move to put Charlotte into the forward line in the last quarter resulting in an immediate goal and putting the game out of reach.
  • Anna imposing herself on the contest and growing in confidence.
  • Delia’s mark, then her kick on the run and her overall last quarter
  • Lydia, Rebecca, Anna and Andi’s rebound from the half backline
  • Top six performances by Rose, Sadie, Nina, Pascale, Nina Charlotte and Katia.
  • Katia with 2 goals and 2 assisted goals
  • Pascale with 2 goals in successive weeks
  • Ruby F for turning up to the game
  • Wonderful parent turn out for a sunny winters afternoon

 

Belief becomes the norm in expecting to improve

 

Sunny Winters Afternoon Football

Sunny Winters Afternoon Football

 

ROUND 6 WRAP – FITZROY 9.14=68 V’s PARK ORCHARDS 7.9=51

ROUND 6 WRAP – FITZROY 9.14=68 V’s PARK ORCHARDS 7.9=51
Good Sports

Growth Points:
• Good Sports – Having only 10 fit players, 20 of our girls filled in for Park Orchards and wore it like a badge of honour.
• Starting to take the ball in the hands
• Looking ahead for teamate
• Forming the wall when ball goes into the forward line

Learning/Improvement Points:
• Midfielders to get back in defense on opponent
• Ground ball works
• Sticking tackles
• Helping/support each other with numbers at the contest
• Steady with kicking rather than rush

Special Mentions:
• Ruby Forsmann’s fortitude waiting for and ambulance with her broken collarbone.
• All those that helped and comforted Ruby while waiting for the ambulance.
• Joe Johnson medal presented to Pascale who demonstrated “Endurance, Tenacity ,Courage, Loyalty and Pride”
• Mollie’s first ever goal.
• Lydia’s first ever goal.
• Jael’s first ever goal.
• Rose’s first ever goal (for Park Orchards)
• The 15 players that had to defend our lead in the last quarter and in particular Andi.
• Jael’s kicking on the run
• Top five performances by Sadie, Charlotte, Pascale, Nina and Katia.
• Katia with 3 goals in successive games.
• Rebecca’s chase down tackles.

Photos on Flickr
• Click on: https://www.flickr.com/…/126641614…/albums/72157684312908736
• Relevant comments made on photos – feel free to add your own comment.
• Thanks to Craig Stephens

Continue your efforts and intensity at training to determine how far you go.

Next Weeks Game V’s Brunswick
Ransford Oval Park Street, Parkville 3.00pm
Go Roy Under 16 Girls