Grid game #2

Grid game #2 saw Ruskin Park @ the MCG for a night game between Collingwood and Brisbane. The boys played in front of a crowd of around 45,000 and didn’t waste any time getting a score on the board. Jesse, Dan and James were the major goal scorers with Ben adding his bag to the score. Caellam took a couple of really good grabs as he racked up some great defensive stats. Justin, Alex, Nicholas, Lochlan, Nathan, Teddy and Axel all played beautifully and Hi Fived the crowd as they left the ground. The Entertainment award goes to Coach Stuart for falling over the banner to a rousing reception from the magpie faithful, well done everyone.

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Presntation Day

Presentation day is Sat 25th August following the parents and kids matches. Every Auskick registered child at Ruskin Park Auskick will receive a participation Trophy and Certificate. One Child from the Juniors, Intermediates and Seniors will receive a Coaches Award Trophy for the best auskicker in there age group and Seniors that have been at Auskick for 6 years Min will receive a Journeyman Trophy. Winners of the coaches awards for 2006 will be presented with a trophy in recognition of their effort retrospectively. There is also a Most dedicated family Award and there will be several presentations for our helpers etc. For our feast the Juniors will be asked to bring something sweet, the Intermediates Savoury and the Seniors hot food, see Steve for details.

3 weeks to go!

There are only three weeks left at auskick for 2007 and they will be busy clinics starting with Olympics Day on Sat 11th August. This is a day where the kids get to do a lot of different activities including an Obstacle course, a Soccer match, a game of Volleyball, Kick a footy through a ring and a Tug of War. On Sat 18th August we will have Skill’s test #2 where we will see how the kids have improved during the season on their skills such as kicking. handball, accuracy etc and on our Grand Final day, Sat 25th August, the kids get to play the parents in a no holds barred, winner takes all football match followed by a feast and presentations.

Interclinic #2

Interclinic #2 was a great success and saw Ruskin Park host Croydon Auskick clinic. This clinic gave us a chance to see how a staggered day would work by bringing in the Seniors 30 Min’s later and by all accounts it worked well.The Juniors and Intermediates started the day on the main oval and later the soccer ground for their skills. The delayed day allowed the seniors to have an extended match on the main oval. Thanks to all involved for making this a great day.