AGM 2016

The Bucklands Beach AFC AGM was held at Rogers Park on Tuesday 22nd November. Thanks to all who attended. The following positions were elected.

President - Merv Hotter
Vice President - Andy Pullar
Club Captain - Martin Bolton
Treasurer - David Pasco
Senior Convenor - Paul Mackenzie
Youth Convenor - Paul Matthews

Vacant positions: Secretary, Womens Convenor, Junior Convenor. More...more

Notice of AGM

The AGM will be held on Tuesday 22nd November 7pm at Rogers Park, all are invited to attend. We are looking for additional committee members to assist in the running of our club. If you would like to help then please come along and get involved. This is your chance to have a say in how your club is run and contribute to the future growth of it.more

AFF FTC Representatives

Congratulations to the following players who have been selected for the Football Talent Centre to represent AFF in the Weir Rose Bowl tournament held Oct 4-6 in Cambridge.
Brooke Conover
Dylan Martin
Ryan Mayer
Jesse Dawson
Toby Lewis
Finn Jackson

Munith Naidu is also attending as a coach for one of the boys teams. Good luck to you all.more

Prizegiving - Juniors and Youth

Prizegiving for juniors and youth players will be held at Somerville Intermediate hall on Saturday 17th September.
Juniors 6th to 8th grades – 10am
Premier in-house 9/10 and 11/12 grades – 11am
Youth – AFF teams 9th to 17th grades – 12pm

Please ensure that you arrive and are seated 15 minutes before the scheduled start time.more

Summer Football Registrations Open

Summer football registrations are now open. Places will be limited so register as soon as possible to get a place.

To get the most up to date information on a regular basis please like and share the Summer Soccer Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/summersoccereast/, we have nearly 300 join the page already and would love to see this grow.

Click more for further details.more

The Phins - Championship Winners

The Phins took out the AFF Men's Division 7 championship with 19 wins, 2 losses and a solitary draw. Outstanding effort lads! Read on for the entertaining season review.more

In-house Tournament

End of season junior tournament - Lloyd Elsmore Park 27 and 28 August.
Saturday - 6th, 7th and 9/10th grades.
Sunday - 8th, 11/12th grades.

BBQ - bacon butties - sausage sizzle - coffee van.
Click more for the draw and tournament rules.more

8th grade Plate Champs at 3 Kings

The 8th grade reps “Pirates” finished their season today with a trip to Keith Hay Park for the TKU 8th grade tournament. Clubs came from far and wide for this one and the boys got off too a great start with a 5-3 win against a very good Hibiscus Coast side. However, the boys weren't at their best in their next match losing 4 1 to Te Atatu who took their chances where as we blew some great ones.more

40th Birthday Bash!

On behalf of the Bucklands Beach football club Executive Committee, you are cordially invited to the social event of the year - your club is turning 40 and what better excuse for a party, Saturday 24th September. It will be an event to rival the Block after match party, more glamorous than Real Housewives of New Zealand, and early contender for Big Bash of the year.more

40th Anniversary Celebrations!

A formal function is being planned as a celebration of BBAFC's 40th anniversary. Details to come but keep Saturday 24th September free. It will be the society event of the year!more

Quiz Night

Quiz night this Saturday 6th August 6.30pm sharp. Memorial Hall, Wharf Road, Bucklands Beach. BYO drinks and nibbles. Plenty of spot prizes up for grabs. Remember dress up is compulsory!!!more

Don Ha Real Estate boot competition winners

Congratulations to this weeks New Balance football boot winners Sachi Garratt and Hamish Taylor. Also to last week’s winner Alex Duck.

Please don’t hesitate to call or email us if you have any Real Estate questions.

Check out our video from today: http://bit.ly/SoccerPromoVideo

From Team Mitchell
Leland, Nicola, Jo and Brent
Don Ha Real Estatemore

U19 National Tournament

BBAFC are proud to announce that for the first time ever we will be attending New Zealand's most prestigious National U19 Tournament.

The best clubs and players from all across the country will be competing in the tournament with coaches from NZF and National League Clubs out looking to spot new talents for their summer programmes.more

Team Photos

Team photos will be at Howick Pak cricket club Monday 25th to Wednesday 27th July. See attached schedule.more

Junior Boot Competition

Our junior section sponsors, Don Ha Real Estate, are running a competition for three brand new pairs of New Balance football boots. See the attached flyer for further details.more

Beach Girls Meet The Ferns

On Saturday afternoon five of our 13th grade girls were lucky enough to receive some special coaching from two of the Football Ferns. New Zealand stars Rebekah Stott and Katie Duncan gave up some of their valuable time to put our girls through a rigorous training session.more

Winter Footy at LEP

A cool crisp stunning morning for junior football at Lloyd Elsmore Park. Photo courtesy of Terry Vercoe 4th June.more

Chatham Cup Returns to Rogers

Bucklands Beach AFC take on Hibiscus Coast Monday 6th June 2pm at Rogers Park. Come along and support the boys as they look to continue their giant killing feats.more

Women Draw With Local Rivals

A depleted senior women’s Division 2 side have battled to a 0-0 draw with local rivals Fencibles United to remain in 6th position after 9 rounds of competition.

Both teams tried their best to play passing football on a poor Riverhills number 2 pitch, and the game rattled along at a good pace, albeit with lots of turnovers in possession and a host of frustrating mistakes and misdirections.more

Juniors cancelled 28 May

Sorry but juniors cancelled today. Bucketing down and forecast for the same all morning :-(more

AFF present signed All Whites jersey to club

Auckland Football Federation has gifted Bucklands Beach with a signed All Whites shirt following the latest round of Chatham Cup action in the Northern Region. Go to www.aucklandfootball.org.nz for the full news item.more


The BBBAFC senior women’s first team have fallen at home to Western Springs, a narrow defeat by a single goal on a sunny Sunday morning at Rogers Park giving the visitors all three points and pushing BBAFC down to sixth place in AFF Women’s Division 2.more

Junior Football Cancelled 21 May

Due to the weather, junior in-house football at Lloyd Elsmore Park has been cancelled.more

Chatham Cup Home Match

The Mens First team will be looking to continue their giant-killing feats when they take on Hibiscus Coast 2pm Monday June 6th at Rogers Park in round two of the Chatham Cup. Come along and support the team as they do battle with a team ranked two divisions above them.more

Senior Women Back To Winning Ways

A hat trick to teenage striker Zoe Ruby earned BBAFC’s senior women’s first team all three points against Ellerslie at Liston Park on Sunday, the win seeing the side jump a place back up to 5th in AFF Womens Division 2.more

Men's First Team Upset Onehunga Mangere in Chatham Cup

Bucklands Beach caused a major upset in knocking out Lotto NRFL opposition Onehunga Mangere United 3-1 with Liam Thompson bagging a hat-trick.more

Chatham Cup Second Round

Second round BBAFC v Onehunga Mangere 14th May 2pm Mangere Domain. Please come and support the boys in the knockout cup.more

BBAFC Through First Round of Chatham Cup

On ANZAC day our First Team played Norwest in the preliminary round of the Chatham Cup. We had beaten Norwest a few weeks earlier 4-1 in the Conference round, however this is the Chatham Cup and teams play with enthusiasm as did Norwest with them scoring first.more

BBAFC Women Suffer Double Defeat

The scorelines may say it was a tough day at the office as both senior women’s teams went down in Round 6 action at the weekend, but in neither case is the tale of the tape a fair reflection of the closeness of the contest or the effort and endeavour shown by the BBAFC Div 2 and Div 4 sides.more

Ballboys outstanding as Men's First team take points

The 11th grade Rangers supplied the ballboys for the Men's First team match against Ranui Swanson on Saturday 7th May. The ballboys inspired the team to a fantastic 5-2 win with some classic goals being scored by the team from the Beach. Thanks to Murray and the team for looking after the boys. And thanks to manager Paul for the iceblocks, sausage sizzle and beanies for the kids.more

Quiz Night - It's Back!

To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of BBAFC, the legendary duo of yesteryear, Charles and Brent are back with their infamous Quiz Night - better than ever and slightly larger than life. For those that have been to one of these before the rules are the same. Click More for details...more

Double Setback for BBAFC Women

Close but no cigar – that’s the message for both BBAFC’s women’s teams as each succumbed by a single goal at the weekend.

The Division 2 side away at Eastdale Reserve against a Metro side just below them in the table, suffered the late withdrawal of two players, and ended a lacklustre first half with a three goal deficit and a mountain to climb.more

Womens Div 4 Claim First Point

BBAFC’s Womens Division 4 side have claimed their first point of the 2016 season, after a sparkling performance against unbeaten league-leaders Papatoetoe United at Millhouse Reserve on Sunday brought a well-deserved 1-1 draw.more

Holiday Programmes - William Green Domain

Holiday Fun Football - 5 to 8 years Mon 18th to Thurs 21st April 9am to 12pm
Holiday Fun Football - 9 to 12 years Mon 18th to Thurs 21st April 1pm to 4pm
Holiday Junior Rep Football - 8 to 12th AFF Rep Boys and Girls. Tues 26th to Thurs 28th April 9am to 2pm

Please ensure you arrive 15 mins before scheduled start. You will need football boots and shinpads, water and food.more

Women's First Team Claim Away Win

BBAFC’s women’s first team have claimed a 1-0 away win at Onehunga Mangere to consolidate their position in the top half of AFF Division 2.more

Senior Women Down Fencibles

BBAFC’s senior women’s first team have returned to winning ways, with a repeat of their 3-0 pre-season win over local rivals Fencibles United, this time in Round 2 of AFF Division 2 competition.more

SDP Coach Vacancy

BBAFC are in search for an experienced coach to deliver sessions within our Skill Development Programme, a coaching programme that delivers professional coaching to all our players aged 9 – 12 on a weekly basis. All enquiries to Munith Naidu DOC munithn@gmail.commore

Junior Season Kick Off

The junior in-house grades start Saturday 9th April at Lloyd Elsmore Park. This is the 6th, 7th, 8th, 9/10 and 11/12 grades.more

MEN’S Firsts and Reserves Go Far

The Men’s First and Reserves experienced what will be their furthest away game for the season, a road trip to Warkworth. The Warkworth pitch is currently under maintenance and was unavailable for play so the game was held at Kaipara Flats, a wonderful pitch in the middle of trees, fields and mountains.more

Mens First and Reserves Encouraging Preseason

The Mens First team completed it’s preseason with some very encouraging results for new head coach Murray Saunders supported by Scott Foster and Ben Murphy.

Click More for the full report.more

No SDP Sessions Easter Monday 29th March


Holiday Programmes

Munith, Director of Coaching, will be running two programmes over the upcoming school holidays. All sessions will be held at William Green Domain. Click More for further details.more

BBAFC Women kick off with pre-season double

The senior women’s section of the club claimed a win in each of two pre-season friendlies at the weekend.

On Saturday a 19-player BBAFC squad travelled to Drury United, and a four-goal blitz in the third of three 25-minute periods powered the visitors to a 5-2 victory.

In game 2, an almost completely changed squad took on Fencibles United at William Green Domain, winning 3-0.more

Women’s Programme Gears Up for 2016 Season

Senior women’s football at BBAFC enters its third year of competition in 2016, and kicks-off with two pre-season friendlies this coming weekend.

Click More for the full detailsmore

Skills Development Programme

The SDP sessions for AFF Youth Grades 9th to 12th starts Monday 14th March. The SDP for the in-house grades starts Monday 21st March. The Grassroots Programme starts Thursday 24th March . Please see the attached for details of the SDP.more

First Team and Reserves preseason matches

1st Team v Fencibles Reserves Thursday 10th March 7pm @ William Green
1st Team v Mt Albert-Ponsonby Wednesday 16th March 7pm @ Anderson Park
1st Team (6pm) and Reserves (4pm) v Ellerslie Saturday 19th March @ Michaels Avemore

Mens First Team and Reserves start with solid wins

The Mens First team recorded a solid 3-1 over Onehunga Mangere in their first preseason match of the season. Sideline reports advise that BBAFC never gave the opposition much of a chance to get near the goal and a dubious penalty towards the end was the only genuine chance they had. The Reserves also started the preseason campaign well with a 1-0 victory.more

NZ Football Skill Centre

We have just been confirmed as an official NZ Football Skill Centre. Munith Naidu, Director of Coaching, has been in discussions with the AFF, click more for further details.more

Venue Change - Preseason Training - Mens 1st and Reserves

Preseason training for those interested in selection for the Mens 1st and Reserves teams will start on Tuesday February 2nd at Millhouse Reserve 7.00pm.more

Eastern Courier News

The latest edition of the Eastern Courier has an article on BBAFC and the recent appointments of Munith Naidu (Director of Coaching) and Murray Saunders (First Team Coach). Here is the link for the electronic version.


Coaching Positions

After the recent appointment of Munith Naidu as the Junior & Youth Director of Coaching and Murray Saunders as Head Coach of the Senior Men's 1st Team, the club are now seeking applicants for the following roles to assist both Munith and Murray with the implementation of their plans to further develop the club. Click for details of the new roles.more

AFF Womens Newsletter

Please see attached AFF GO Newsletter first edition for 2016more

2016 Season Registrations

Registrations are open for 2016, click on Registration Season 2016 on the home page. Fees as follows:
Seniors $210
Youth $180
Juniors $160
All new youth and senior members are required to purchase BBAFC playing shirt, shorts and socks. Juniors are required to purchase shorts and socks, playing shirt is provided and is the players to keep.more

Zoe Benson - 2016 Ambassador of Milo!

Zoe Benson (9th grade Rangers) has won both the Milo MVP football experience prize & has been selected to be one of three children who are to be a child sports ambassador/face of Milo in 2016. Zoe was selected because of her sporting passion. https://www.milo.co.nz/mvp/mvp-prizes/more

Women's Football

Calling all mothers, aunties, sisters and friends

There will be a get together for all girls and women aged 15 plus who are interested in finding out more about the senior women’s football programme here at BBAFC. It doesn’t matter how old you are or if you have played before as we will find a team for you.more


Funding Grant Acknowledgements

BBAFC committee wish to acknowledge the support of Pub Charity, Blue Sky, Pelorus and Infinity. Their generous support enables the club to continue to provide a fantastic sporting environment to our club members and wider community.more

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