Presidents Report: Round Two 22 April 2017

Tony Misich (OAM)
President

With four wins out of six games over the weekend it was a reasonable result for the Club.  However the long trip up to San Athletic proved to be another tough day at the office for our League team.  It is always difficult to win there and if you’re not totally on the ball you pay the price, as we have seen in previous years.  That was the case on Saturday against a bigger and well organised Swan Athletic side.  Our lads were right in the game for a half, but were overpowered as the game went on, going down 9.7 (61) to 17.10 (112).  The result serves as a healthy early wake up call and reminder about what is needed to return to the winning list next week.  Lots to work on on the track, in preparation.

Both the B Reserves and Drew Banfield Colts were also  embroiled in tough challenges against Swan Valley. Both games could have gone either way, but North showed enormous commitment to fight it out to the end and claw their way to narrow victories.  The reserves fought out a titanic struggle, winning by the smallest of margins: 8.10 (58) to 8.9 (57). Likewise the Colts showed great desire and were relentless in their narrow one goal victory:  9.4 (58) to 8.4 (52).  Congratulations to Sam, Prigas and the lads for a terrific effort!

The Brett Jones Colts were not as lucky in their tussle with Trinity Aquinas, at home.  It was a good, close and hard game throughout with both sides giving everything! It was very pleasing to see our lads developing and accepting the challenge. The more the game went on, the better the boys played.  Either team could have won, but our lads fell 5 points short: 7:10 (53) to 8.9 (57).  There’s no doubt the Colts will continue to improve as the season progresses.

It would be excusable if anyone at The Gil thought they were watching cricket, given the scores in the seniors’ games!  The Thirds and Fourths produced terrific football to totally overpower and overwhelm their less skilled Whitfords opponents.  In a powerhouse display, the Fourths lit up the scoreboard with a massive victory and all players contributing: 33.18 (216) to 0.1 (1).  The 10 goals from big Corey was another highlight on the day.  Similarly the Thirds were simply clinical with their game plan and relentlessly allowed no opportunity for Whitfords to get into the game. The lads were simply more skilled, better organised and hungry for victory, with another huge score:  30.12 (192) to 0.1 (1).  Both teams need to be complimented on not releasing the accelerator, at any time, in both games, to remain focused and committed for the entire game. Congratulations to Trent, Clint and the lads!

It was also great to see so many numbers return to The Federal Hotel for awards on Saturday night.  Yes, we had some losses and licking of wounds, but the spirit among everyone was terrific and upbeat as we head to next week’s games.  See you all on the track!

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Presidents Report: Round 1 April 2017

Tony Misich (OAM)
President

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Major Sponsor: Federal Hotel

Daniel Hunt Daniel Hunt
Vice President

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SUPER SATURDAY SEASON OPENER: 8 April at Gilbert Fraser Reserve

Tony Misich (OAM)
President

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Heath Nelson: 2017 Brett Jones Colts

Tony Misich (OAM)
President

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NFAFC Mourns the Death of Brian ‘Bluey’ Lambert

Tony Misich (OAM)
President

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Strategic Education Saturday: Building the Foundations for Success!

Tony Misich (OAM)
President

Hi All! Has been great to see the good numbers on the preseason track! A special ‘Strategic Education’ session is being held tomorrow Saturday 21 January 2017, in the Hall at the Club, for a couple of hours from 8:30am. … More

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NFAFC Coach & Major Club Partner Announcement: Press Release

Tony Misich (OAM)
President

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Pre-Christmas Skills and Strength Sessions: Maggie Players

Tony Misich (OAM)
President

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NFAFC Appoint Two New Coaches for 2017:

Tony Misich (OAM)
President

The North Fremantle Amateur Football Club is pleased to announce the appointments of Karl Pirrottina as Senior League Club Coach and Sam Mainwaring as Colts Coach for 2017. Both are North Freo men who know and understand the Club and … More

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