It’s our Annual General Meeting. When: Tuesday 14 February 6.30pm Please contact further information.

Hello everyone, We are getting too many reports of adults at games being too serious about their child’s football. This is a game! Yes, everyone likes to win but children forget very quickly if they don’t win. They just want to play! Step back, relax, enjoy them having fun. Don’t drive them from the game. Encourage by all means but be kind and think of all the players – they are children. If you do this, they will still be playing in 10 years, and you will continue to enjoy watching them play. Please no more sideline arguments, yelling inappropriately or aggressive behaviour. Imagine having 50 adults yelling at you, do this, run there. Let the coach be the only voice they hear. Coaches no team stacking for the purposes of winning. Every child should be getting a fair amount of game time. – just let the children play, enjoy…

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Please check GAME DAY APP and WEBSITE Rosters for changes to the games due to GROUND conditions / closures.

CRJFA EXECUITVE has called ROUND 8 off due to the forecast rainfall we are expecting over the next 48hours. We have made this call early to save confusion Saturday morning.

Goal Keeping Tips: Under 6 – Under 7: There is no goal keeper for the Under 6 to Under 7 age groups. Children should continually be discouraged from permanently standing in front of the goal. All players should be encouraged to move with the ball. Under 8 – Under 12: Goal Kicks – Keepers aren’t required to take the goal kicks. An outfield player may take the goal kick and the keeper main remain in the goal. Under 8 – Under 11: Restarting play after the keeper has picked up the ball. The keeper can restart play by either throwing/rolling the ball to a team member or putting the ball on the ground an kicking to them. They must not pick the ball if they put the ball on the ground to kick it. Under 12 – The play becomes ‘live’ as soon as the ball is put on the…

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Just a reminder about the  FREE coaching courses and game leader courses being held at Margate Memorial Oval this Sunday. We hope to see you there !

PLEASE KEEP YOUR DOGS AT HOME – We request that DOGS unless they are Guide Dogs or Assistance Dogs are kept at HOME. This applies to ALL OF OUR GAMES & GROUNDS. Thank you, CRJFA Delegates and Executive Committee.