Ainslie Football Club Women's Team Preseason dates
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Vinnies Doorknock Appeal - Sun Feb 28
Ainslie is again assisting with Vinnies Doorknock Appeal (meet Ainslie Social Club at 10am). We need your help - please volunteer a couple of hours to support this great charitable organisation. The appeal raises vital funds for Vinnies services that provide immediate and long-term assistance to thosewith urgent and ongoing needs.
Please email with your details (name, contact, number of collectors).
“we need to be about more than just footy, this is a great opportunity to show that our players can give more to the community, and learn more about their local community through that process.”
We are pleased to announce that this year we have introduced an exciting new clothing range for players and supporters. The range includes tracksuit pants, puffer vests and jackets and training gear and is available online for a limited time from our supplier, JS Sports. Note that calf length socks are for Senior players only.
Our first online campaign has now closed but a second campaign will be opening from Sunday 23 February 2020 for two weeks so watch this space.
In addition to the online apparel we also stock a range of clothing and merchandise at our office at 5 Angas Street, Ainslie, including the popular Ainslie hoodies, polo shirts and winter jackets. Beanies, backpacks, sports bags, stubby holders and brand new cap and scarf designs are also available from the office. You are welcome to come into the office during business hours, Monday – Friday, and have a browse or simply complete a merchandise order form (see link below) and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org and she will let you know when your order has been filled.
Stocked merchandise will be available for sale at our Open Day on Sunday 23 February at Alan Ray Oval from 10.30am-1.30pm – see you there.
Click Here to place an order for our IN STOCK items.
SAVE THE DATE- PREMIERSHIP REUNION 'ABUNDANCE'
11 February 2020
The Ainslie Football Club will be celebrating the anniversaries of an incredible 16 Premierships on weekend of 1,2&3 May.
The Reunions are for Premierships won across the Club in Years Ending in 9, 0 or 1.
There are plenty, so make sure you read through to the end.
1959 1st Grade
1961 1st Grade
1969 2nd Grade 3rd Grade
1970 1st Grade
1979 1st Grade 2nd Grade
1980 1st Grade 2nd Grade
1990 1st Grade Monaro League
1991 Under 19s
1999 2nd Grade
2001 2nd Grade
2010 1st Grade
2011 1st Grade
2001 1st Grade
The Reunions include the following parts to the weekend.
~ Friday Night Drinks (venue To Be Confirmed)
~ Saturday Attend the Footy at ARO (v Eastlake)
~ Saturday Night Celebration Dinner at AFSC
More details to follow.
In the meantime, Save the Date in your calendar and sort out your travel and accommodation plans.
Please direct any questions to Ian Muir on 0418 632 279 or at email@example.com.
Just need an excuse to have a kick on one of Canberra's premier grounds?
The Ainslie Open Day is for you - Sunday February 23, from 10:30am-1:30pm at Alan Ray Oval, Ainslie.
Kick & a catch with some of Ainslie’s 2019 premiership players, some fun activities including our inflatable kicking marque, handball targets, bouncy castle, face painting, plus coaches, players & Board members are around for a chat. And you can check out if your photo is up in our Memorabilia Room.
Have a chat with one of our health educators (Severs is a common health issue) plus an opportunity to book in for our heavily discounted custom fit mouthguards. We will have plenty of stalls to check out plus merchandise, BBQ, and so much more.
Find out a little bit more about what makes the Ainslie Football Club unique.
We are delighted to announce our 2020 SENIOR FOOTBALL COACHES:
Head of Coaching Chris Rourke
Men’s 1st Grade Chris Rourke Men's 1st Grade Asst Jordan Doering Women’s 1st Grade Britt Tully Women's 2nd Grade Fiona Van de Made
Men's 2nd Grade Jed Costigan Men's Rising Stars Harry Dunstall Men’s 3rd & 4th Grade Russell Stewart
Chris, Britt, Fiona & Harry are continuing on from Season 2019.
Jordan & Jed, both players in 2019 and returning in 2020, are stepping into coaching roles in 2020. We welcome back Russell who coached with the club in 2017.
We trust that you all find the new role extraordinarliy rewarding.
Our massive thanks to Matt Jamieson, Tom Lemmon & Giles Tranter who aren't coaching in 2020. They have all opted to take a break from coaching and their past efforts have all been very important to our Club.
Matt filled the Men's 2s coach role part way through the season and did a terrific job with that young team.
Tom & Giles, have been fantastic facilitating the transition of players between Senior & Community footy.
The Round 7 game between Ainslie and Queanbeyan at Alan Ray Oval, Ainslie will honour the Muir family who have had involvement in the Queanbeyan and Ainslie Football Clubs. Alan Muir is a legend of the Queanbeyan Club and his son Ian has been heavily involved at the Ainslie Club.
The Muir Medal is awarded to the player judged as Best player on the ground.
On Sunday 4th June Ainslie Football Club is holding their annual "Back to Ainslie Day" at Alan Ray Oval, Ainslie. All former players, Board Members, Staff, Volunteers, Supporters, Juniors and Sponsors are invited to come to the Round 7 game against Queanbeyan.
The Ainslie Open Day is coming up soon - Sunday March 19, from 11am-2pm at Alan Ray Oval, Ainslie.
We are extremely fortunate to have Jess Bibby [GWS Giants Womens Team & former Opal & Capitals basketball player] & Carrie Graf (ex Opals & Capitals Basketball coach and Ainslie Football Board member) joining us from noon.
Kick & a catch on one of Canberra's premier grounds with some of Ainslie’s 2016 premiership players, a kicking competition, some fun activities including our inflatable kicking marquee and handball targets, plus coaches, players & Board members are around for a chat. And you can check out where we are up to with our Memorabilia Room.
Visit our physio and podiatrist in attendance for families to have a chat with about any relevant issues (oscar schlatters syndrome is a common one) plus an opportunity to book in for our heavily discounted custom fit mouthguards.
We will have stalls representing banking, sports retail, office needs and even the NBN.
Plus terrific music from some of our Ainslie players, merchandise, BBQ, and so much more. Its a great chance for people to have a look around and find out a little bit more about the Ainslie Football Club.
Ainslie Under 18 Players Selected in Representative Teams
April 12, 2016
Sam Fisher and Jack Powell have been selected in the NSW/ACT Rams Team to play Calder Cannons on Saturday 16 April.
Renee Friend and Jessica Stramandinoli have been selected in the NSW/ACT U18 team to play at the Youth Girls AFL National Championships in Melbourne from May 1. Dakota Hooper has been selected as one of the reserves for the Team.
Match Report - Ainslie v Tuggeranong
April 11, 2016
Ainslie Round 2 Games
Read the First Grade Match Report and match details from each Grade