LMRFF Celebrates Football in All Forms

April 4th, 2015

Across the weekend, the Lake Macquarie Regional Football Facility (LMRFF) hosted its biggest day of football since opening with activities including Newcastle Permanent Festival of Football, Telstra Skill Acquisition Program (SAP) Metro Gala Day and AIA Vitality MiniRoos Gala Day.
Saturday’s Newcastle Permanent Festival of Football welcomed players of all ages to participate in activities including skills stations, jumping castle, small sided games on the Newcastle Permanent Inflatable Football Field and face painting. There were also special appearances from Newcastle Jets Hyundai A-League players James Virgili and Scott Neville and Westfield W-League players Libby Copus-Brown and Cassidy Davis.

55a29fb633As part of Grassroots Football Week, a Grassroots Football Certificate and an AIA Vitality MiniRoos Gala were held on the five-a-side pitches on Saturday. 52 coaches were accredited on completion of the Grassroots Football Certificate throughout the week, and the Gala saw 37  AIA Vitality Miniroos squads play out an exciting round robin pre-season competition.

Additionally, Telstra SAP activity was held across the weekend. On Saturday thirteen 11 Years teams including Emerging Jets, Football Mid North Coast, Hunter Valley Football, Macquarie Football and Newcastle Football sides played out 27 fixtures over 648 minutes of match time as part of the Telstra SAP 11 Years Metro Gala Day.

Telstra SAP continued on Sunday with 10 Years and 12 Years regular competition fixtures contested at LMRFF.

It is estimated over 1,500 people participated in the weekend’s exciting activities which highlighted the important role of football in the local community as the commencement of Season 2015 draws closer.

Related Topics:

More News

More News

Two NEW Newcastle Permanent Coaching Masterclasses ANNOUNCED!
Northern NSW Football has announced the next two Newcastle Permanent Coaching… [more]
FOOTBALL APPLAUDS NSW STATE GOVERNMENT’S MOVE TO FUND FEMALE CHANGEROOMS
FOOTBALL APPLAUDS NSW STATE GOVERNMENT’S MOVE TO FUND FEMALE CHANGEROOMS IN… [more]
RTC GROUP JOINS NORTHERN NSW FOOTBALL TO ANNOUNCE INAUGURAL INDIGENOUS ROUND TO BE HELD 28 – 30 MAY 2021
Today, Northern NSW Football (NNSWF) has undertaken the first step in… [more]

Around The Clubs

Edgeworth Junior Soccer Club achieve five stars in National Club Development Program
Edgeworth Junior Soccer Club has become the latest Northern NSW Football club… [more]
Southern Lakes United FC achieve five stars in National Club Development Program
Northern NSW Football have announced that Southern Lakes United FC have… [more]
Claim your Active Kids Voucher ahead of 2021 football season!
Northern NSW Football urges parents, guardians and carers to claim their first… [more]

Sponsors