Renovation Progress

The renovations continue to make great progress as can seen within the following photos. Unless I'm mistaken I think that's a level floor!



Ready, Steady, RENOVATE!

It may be roped off outside but lets take sneaky peak inside! 

The renovations are well underway, what a transformation already ...... 



Queensland Government Clubhouse Grants

Needless to say the work involved and the cost associated with the renovations is significant and all grants helps us get one step closer to delivering the clubhouse we will enjoy growing into as the Eagles continue to spread their wings.

A BIG Zillmere Eagles thanks goes out to the Queensland Government for awarding us two gambling communities grants;

Gambling Community Benefit Fund (Clubhouse furniture)
Jupiters Casino Community Benefit Fund (Fitout clubhouse canteen & service area)

A word of thanks, acknowledgement & appreciation to our very own Liz O'Brien, it is through her fine work across all grant submissions which has delivered these wonderful funding opportunities. 



Brisbane City Council Clubhouse Grants

With renovations underway at the Zillmere Eagles Clubhouse a big word of thanks to the Brisbane City Council, not only for their funding but their fantastic support in bringing all parties and this project together. 

The renovations have in part been made possible through several BCC grants awarded to Zillmere Eagles;

Club13/14389 for strategic planning and good governance
Club13/14373 for refurbishments to the clubhouse

We can't wait to see the end results, this will make a proud club even prouder. 
You've got to admire the BCC logo, you got it, blue & gold!



Training Schedules

With the 2015 season preparations well underway the Eagles training schedule is as follows;

Juniors 6’s to 11’s            Commencing training Thursday 12 March, 5pm to 6pm 

Youth 12’s                       Training Thursday, 5pm to 6.30pm

Youth 13’s                      Training Tuesday & Thursday, 5pm to 7.00pm

Youth 14's                      Training Tuesday & Thursday, 5.30pm to 7.00pm

Youth 16’s                      Training Tuesday & Thursday, 5pm to 7.00pm 

Youth girls 13’s & 17’s     Training Tuesday & Thursday’s, 5pm to 6.30pm

Seniors Women               Training Tuesday & Thursday’s, 6.30pm to 8pm   

Seniors Men                    Training Monday & Wednesday’s, 6pm to 7.30pm

Please note schedules are subject to change when the season kicks off and if required to meet team needs. 



NOW OPEN 2015 Seniors & Colts Registrations

All Mens Seniors and Colts players can now register for the 2015 season using the below link;

Seniors & Colts Registrations Click Here

Fees can be direct deposited or you can pay using the clubs new EFTPOS facility by advance arrangement. The 2015 fees are $305.00 including membership, registrations & insurance. Fundraising during the year will go towards lowering next years fees.

Seniors & Colts are currently running a combined training session on Wednesday's from 6.00pm. These days will soon be expanded to 2 days per week. Please bring joggers and footy boots for all sessions.

Colts enquiries can be directed to the 19's Colts Manager, Maurie Fitzgerald (m) 0413 001 216 or (e) mfitzgerald@hotmail.com

Seniors enquiries can be made direct with the coach, Ben Long (m) 0415 868 013 or (e) ben@mypaintingsolutions.com 

  



2015 Junior & Youth Fees

Please find a summary of our 2015 fees below, also outlined during the registration. 

 

u6

u8

u9/10

u11

u12-17

yth girls

BASIC

$100

$100

$193

$220

$230

$220

PREMIUM

$135

$135

$228

$255

$265

$255

ULTIMATE

$230

$230

$323

$350

$360

$350

PLEASE NOTE: Those that paid for an upgraded pack last year, where we experienced printing delays, this will be honoured and an auto upgrade will be arranged from this year's paid basic fee. 

 



Auskick Registrations NOW OPEN

The NAB AFL Auskick program makes learning to play AFL fun, safe and easy for boys and girls. Through weekly coaching sessions they will learn the skills of the game in an exciting, social and safe environment.

Children will learn the fundamental motor skills vital for future physical activity and sport participation as well as learning how to interact with other children as part of a team in small group activities.

The program also provides a great opportunity for parents to interact with their kids through the activities, have the opportunity to make new friends, learn about the game and spend quality time with their children. To register

For more details follow this link http://www.aflauskick.com.au/

To register for Auskick at the Zillmere Eagles, managed by our AWESOME women, follow this link http://www.aflauskick.com.au/register/ 

See you at THE EAGLES NEST!



An Eagle returns, Seniors Coaching Appointment Confirmed!

We are delighted to confirm the appointment of Ben Long to the role of Senior Coach for the 2015 Season. 

Ben started playing with the Eagles in 2000 and played through to 2006 after which he moved to Sandgate to commence an assistant coaching role. Becoming a senior coach of Sandgate in 09, he continued in this role for 4 years within Division 1. The last few years has seen Ben coaching the Pine Rivers Swans in the QAFA A Division. 

Ben’s coaching philosophy is about relationships with players, providing an environment of hard work and mateship and coaching players to reach their potential. He is determined to create a successful culture at the Eagles, one that is also welcoming and all inclusive from Under 19’s to Seniors. With some familiar names lining up on the coaching staff, including Rodney “Rocket” Suter, Brett Wilson and guest appearances from Dan Dickfos, it’s shaping up to be a cracking season.

Thoughts from Ben, “I have watched the last few years from the outside as the club won a premiership a few years ago and it is clear the club is in a great position. I am really proud and excited to be given this role. I am a former Eagles player and am really passionate about re-joining the club I have always considered my real footy home. It is an exciting time to be around the Eagles with the renovations to the club starting soon, so many great juniors coming through and hopefully a senior side capable of not only playing finals again, but winning a premiership”.

Ben has touched base with the existing playing group, if you have any questions or wish to make further enquiries contact Maurie Fitzgerald on 0413 001 216, or Ben directly on 0415 868 013.

BRING ON SEASON 2015, GO EAGLES!

 




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