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Wynton Rufer Tournament 2017 Photos and Results

On the last weekend in May OJFC had many teams participating in the Wynton Rufer Tournament and there were plenty of successes, goals and smiles at the event. Please visit the Tournaments page and Photos page for more info.

Support North Wellington Senior team in Chatham Cup game this Monday 5th June

Onslow’s Northern Hills partner, North Wellington Seniors have a big weekend ahead of them at Alex Moore Park. They are taking on New Plymouth Rangers in the Chatham Cup on Monday 5th June 2017. It would be great to get as much local support as possible along to the game.
Good luck to Lloyd, Siggy, Stu and the rest of the team.
See attached link for more details Chatham Cup Programme 5 June 2017

 

OJFC Hoodie – Last pre-orders for the season

The OJFC hoodies are back up on the Football Central Onslow club shop page and available for people to pre-order for the next two weeks.

This is the last order window for the season.

PLEASE NOTE: Football Central had some trouble sourcing size 6-8 hoodies ordered in the last window. The supplier completely ran out of stock and they are chasing them for more.

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Onslow players were ball kids for North Wellington’s Capital Premier League fixture

Onslow players from the 10th Grade teams – Gurkhas, Tarikakas, Hindipurs and Ravis were ball kids for the North Wellington Senior Men’s First Team in their Wellington Capital Premier League fixture against Wellington Olympic on April 17th. The boys are holding up 6 fingers which represents the number of goals which North Wellington scored to win 6-1.

The players and club were really responsive, engaging with the kids, and the kids enjoyed it.

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Important rule changes for the new 2017 season

A full list of rule changes for 2017 season can be found here, but some of the more important ones to note are:

The kick-off can now go backwards.

The Offside law – the free-kick is now taken from where the offence of offside took place, so the interfering in play, rather from the offside position – referees will understand what that means.

Undershorts/tights must be the same colour as the main colour of the shorts or the lowest part of the shorts. This takes into account shorts with a different coloured hem. Undershirts must still be the same colour as the main colour of the shirt sleeve. Any tape or other material on or covering socks must be the same colour as the sock.

Ready for the new Season – Quotes from famous players and coaches to share

Here are some quotes from some very famous players and coaches which you might like to share with your children and teams coaches.

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OJFC Coaches Briefing for G9 – G14 on Thursday 23rd March 2017

There is a Coaches briefing on Thursday 23rd March 2017 at the Khandallah Town Hall. It starts at 7.30 pm and runs for about 1 and half hours.

This is for coaches from grade 9 to 14.  We are keen for all coaches to attend.

Onslow Socks are back in stock and Pre-Order your Hoodie at Football Central

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Upcoming Intro to Coaching and Refereeing Courses

Intro to Coaching Course: Friday March 24th,  6:30pm, Community Room, Nairnvile Rec Centre
Registration is required and can be done following this link; there is no cost.
Intro to Refereeing Course: Wednesday April 5th, 7pm, Community Room, Nairnville Rec Centre

Auction for Kids Training Session with the Pheonix

AUCTION FOR KIDS TRAINING SESSION WITH THE PHOENIX!!!

Thanks to Steve Bennett, another of our wonderful parents, we have got a one hour training session with Kosta Barbarouses and one or two other (yet to be confirmed) Phoenix players, to be auctioned at the Cashmere Avenue School Fair on 2nd April! Kosta is bound to share some of his goal scoring secrets and lots of other great tips during this fun session.

Round up the parents of your childs friends or football team and make sure you are down at the bottom carpark at 1pm on fair day to bid for this amazing experience!

*Date to be arranged between Wellington Phoenix and the winner of the auction at a time that works for both. Maximum number of kids is 30.