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Open Training – Welcome BBQ
Tuesday, March 3rd from 6.30pm
With a number of new players across Grade, Colts & Women’s 7’s and even coaches, we want to say Welcome!
Along with our community partner Heart Research Australia, we aim to raise the awareness around
“heart disease being the single biggest cause of Australian deaths and 1 in 20 Australians currently living with heart disease”.
On behalf of the Northern Suburbs board, we would like to invite all members & supporters to join the players, coaches and board members at an open training and BBQ at Primrose Park.
To raise awareness around Heart Research, please wear Red to support our partner.
See you there.
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Northern Suburbs Rugby Football Club Limited
RUGBY FOOTBALL CLUB LIMITED
271 Pacific Highway, North Sydney NSW
ONE HUNDRED & TWENTY FIRST
‘FORTUNE FAVOURS THE BOLD’
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Summer of 7’s – Kiama Preview
The Men’s & Women’s 7’s teams will fly the flag for the first time together at this weekend’s annual Kiama 7’s.
While the Sirens have been playing alongside the Men’s XV’s for some time now, this weekend represents the first time both teams will compete in 7’s at the same tournament.
After the Shoremen played a fortnight ago at Hamilton, the Sirens got their season underway last week at Lak Macquire, unfortunately going down in all matches to First Nations, Manly, Syndey Uni and Nelson Bay.
The Shoremen will get their Kiama campaign underway early with a 9 am start against Western Sydney Two Blues before taking on Petersham (12noon) and a rematch with Warringah (2:30 pm) to round out the pool stages.
Needing to top the pool to move onto the play off’s, starting fast and controlling the match tempo will be crucial in all three matches.
The return of key forward Hugh Taylor is a huge inclusion for the Shoremen with an elite engine, Hugh’s big minutes will be crucial later in the tournament along with Sam Giltrap who was the standout a fortnight ago.
Meanwhile, the Sirens will bounce back to face Gungahlin Eagles (10:45 am), Warringah (1:30 pm) and Eastern Suburbs (4:15 pm)
#Live – Catch all the action from the Kiama Sevens. Live Streaming from 8.15am at Chittick Oval.
Pool Games: 8.15am – 4.30pm
Finals: approx 4.30pm
Northern Suburbs Shoremen
1. Tommy Gilbert
2. Hugh Taylor
3. Connor Winchester
4. Josh Lo
5. Gabriel Cooper
6. Sam Giltrap
7. Dele Lokotui
8. Charlie Jeavons-Fellows
9. Kepu Lokotui
10. Dan Loader
11. Jayden Stokes
12. Brayden Collins
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Northern Suburbs Rugby Football Club Limited
ABN 99 000 120 829
For the Year Ended 31 December 2019
(1) Directors’ Report
(5) Auditor’s Independence Declaration under Section 307C of the Corporations Act 2001
(6) Statement of Profit or Loss and Other Comprehensive Income
(7) Statement of Financial Position
(8)Statement of Changes in Equity
(9) Statement of Cash Flows
(10) Notes to the Financial Statements
(20) Directors’ Declaration
(21) Independent Auditor’s Report
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Women’s Summer 7’s – Tournament 1 Preview
The Northern Suburbs Siren’s 7s kick off their 2020 as they head toward the annual Lake Macquaire 7’s over the weekend.
Having slogged out their first full pre-season in Sydney’s hot and smokey summer, the girls are in a good position to perform strongly at the tournament.
As this group of players returns for their second season, the recent training block has been immensely beneficial for the girls to accelerate their skills and knowledge of the game.
Rollback 12 months, when there was a handful of girls training, learning the rules and playing contact sport the first time. This group has progressed in leaps and bounds.
The progress throughout season 2019 was evident as 1st-year player Mel Steer was invited to the UTS AON squad on the back of solid performances throughout the season.
Getting to train alongside a number of players with National experience, what Mel has been able to bring back to the Norths training environment has been pure gold, with regard to the exposure of what is required to progress to the next level.
While all the progress is great, the girls will face some fierce opposition this week matching up in their pool alongside Randwick Magic and Manly Mermaids, with First Nations, Nelson bay and Sydney University on the other side of the draw
Northern Suburbs Sirens
1. Charnell Willis
2. Justine Schipper
3. Kirralyn Hitchcock
4. Kass Scarlett
5. Mel Steer
6. Sally Little
7. Megan Colquhoun
8. Maddy Boughtwood
9. Lindsay Firth
10. Hannah Wells
11 Holly Bowden
12. Maria Erenbourg
Meanwhile, the Shoremen 7’s narrowly missed the playoff stages of last week’s Hamilton 7’s. Narrowing going down to Warringah 15-7 before accounting for Gordon 2, 31-0. Requiring a win over West Harbour to reach the semi-finals, the Shoremen fell 19-12 after leading 12-0 at the break.
Both the Shoremen 7’s and Sirens 7’s will be in action on Feb 29th at the annual Kiama 7’s.
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Men’s Summer 7’s – Tournament 1 Preview
Having performed well in the 2019 Spring 7’s series, the Northern Suburbs Shoremen head into their first task of the summer this weekend.
The Mick ‘Whale’ Curry 7’s up at Hamilton is the first of 2 tournaments to be played this preseason.
While a raft of players are unavailable it is a new look team from the team who ran around in November and December.
The team features a mix of experienced older players, some solid 1st grade players and a sprinkle of young talent that has joined the club.
The most pleasing thing about the 7’s program is the opportunity it provides across a number of avenues. Younger players are able to gain great experience from senior players like 1st Grade Fullback Sam Giltrap, while Charlie Radford a first year colts player fresh from Nudgee College (Brisbane) is able to jump straight into playing with his new club and teammates.
As well as a player like Connor Winchester, who got some valuable experience in first grade throughout 2019 has launched himself into the preseason and is in great physical shape, the 7s program provides him an opportunity to continue to develop his skills in a raw format and under real game pressure.
The Shoremen will face 3 tough pool games as they aim to progress to the cup semi finals. First up it will be Warringah, followed by Gordon Green and finishing with West Harbour who we shared many battles with through the 2019 series.
1. Garry Bautz
2. Jack Burey
3. Tommy Gilbert
4. Josh Lo
5. Kepu Lokotui
6. Sam Giltrap 7. Dele Lokotui
8. Connor Winchester
9. Charlie Radford
10. Dan Loader
11. Jayden Stokes.
12. Nela Tuipolotu
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Meet New Recruit – Heinrich Brendel
Meet Heinrich Brendel, the rugby gypsy who has played rugby in his native South Africa, Ireland, and Italy in the past 3 seasons. Now for season 2020 has found his way to Northern Suburbs and can’t wait to run out onto North Sydney Oval.
Having experienced Australia’s extreme heat followed by extreme rain conditions. It has certainly been interesting since arriving in Australia.
“Camp over the weekend was good, not the greatest weather but we still got through a lot of our work”.
The backrower has already shown his proficiency around the tackle and points to his work rate, high standards and the breakdown as strong areas of his game.
I’m extremely excited to play in the Shute Shield and be a part of a great club with so much history and tradition is a massive thing already but obviously to get some silverware will be the ultimate.
Wellington, South Africa
Previous Club Team
VII Torina (Italy, Serie A)
Sharks U/19 & U/21
Occupations and/or Qualifications
Currently studying Bachelor of Commerce, Finacial Management
What would you do with your last $10?
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NOTICE OF 121ST ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Notice of Meeting
Notice is hereby given that the 121st Annual General Meeting of the Northern Suburbs Rugby Football Club Limited will be held at the Union Hotel, 271 Pacific Highway, North Sydney, NSW on Monday 2nd March 2020, commencing at 6:00pm.
2. To receive the Report of the Directors for the financial year ended 31 December 2019.
3. To receive the Financial Report for the financial year ended 31 December 2019.
4. To elect the following Directors, whose term of office has expired, or have been appointed since the last Annual General Meeting, and who being eligible offer themselves for re-election, in accordance with the Constitution, as follows:
2. Chris Hall
3. Charlie Taylor
4. Al Gillett
5. Charlotte Valente
Nomination forms are available from the Secretary to the Board on application.
The Club’s Constitution provides for a three-year term for each elected director of the Club.
In accordance with the Constitution of the Club, proxies are not permitted.
10th February 2020
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