WELCOME TO VILLA FC!

Alstonville and District Football Club (Villa FC) has been providing a fun football experience for the people of the Alstonville Plateau since 1972.

During our proud history we have focused on being an inclusive club promoting positive behaviours and participation in team sport.

The club provides a pathway for talented players with strong teams in both the men's and women's premier divisions and in the junior competitions.

Our sense of community and love for the game makes this a great club to be involved with. New players and volunteers are always welcome. Please click on the 'Contact Us' menu item above for all inquiries.

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2014 Initial Mens Training & BBQ

Alstonville FC invites continuing supporters and especially new, interested adult players to our first pre-season training and BBQ.

When: Saturday 25th Jan
Where: Crawford Park
Time: 5-7pm

Come along for a great start to the season and to meet with our 2014 Mens Premier coach - Mark Ambler

Senior Women Commence Training Wed 22 Jan

The Villa lower division senior women will commence training for 2014 this Wednesday (22 Jan) at Crawford Park at 6PM. All previous and new players welcome. Come along and have some fun and join a wonderful group of girls.

My Own Gym Offer

My Own Gym in the main street of Alstonville has a fantastic offer for Villa FC club members as follows:

- $10/week membership instead of $14.95/week
(no contracts, no admin fee for members and families)

- 24/7 access to the Fully equipped gym
- Qualified strength and conditioning coaches
- Discounted Plyometric (speed) training workshops
- Exclusive team training sessions

Just mention you are a Villa member to get this special.


Georgia's Last Game for Villa!

This Friday night (6 Dec @ CP1) Georgia Keen will play her last match in Villa colours.

Georgia has been a loyal and dedicated player for Villa for many years and has excelled in her football. She has achieved many milestones so far including being selected for the Australian School Girls team for two years in a row.

With new challenges ahead Georgia now embarks on a new chapter in her football career.

She has requested a massive club/group photo, hoping that as many people directly and indirectly associated with her time at the club will be there. Players, coaches, supporters, committee members, everybody and anybody from the club are invited.

The photo will be taken on Friday night when the summer youth league play Maclean at Crawford Park before the game at around 6:00PM. Please spread the word and help farewell Georgia in style.


2013 Oceania Cup - A Great Success!

The inaugural Alstonville FC Oceania Cup was a great success by all accounts. Held over the October long weekend this was the culmination of much planning and preparation for the unique all girls and womens football tournament.

With 27 teams and approximately 400 players the first year of this tournament exceeded expectations. All teams thoroughly enjoyed the event and thought it was a fantastic idea. The club plans to run the tournament every year and we hope it will only get bigger and better.

Teams from as far away as Newcastle, Coffs Harbour, Armidale and the Gold Coast attended as well as a host of local teams. The event received good media coverage. See here for one of the newspaper articles.

A huge thank you goes to all the volunteers who helped over the weekend without whom it would not have been possible and to all the visiting teams who attended.

Below are the tournament champions for the 2013 Oceania Cup.

Gr12 - Alstonville Red Devils
Gr14 - NIF Ninjas (Armidale)
Gr16 - Coffs Coast Tigers
Open A - Bangalow Bluedogs
Open B - Italo Starlets



2013 AGM Report

The 2013 AGM was held on 14 Oct with a good turnout of around 15 people present.

Most of the main positions were filled with Paul Jarrett once again voted in as club President and a lot of the other roles unchanged from 2013. Also, a big thank you to those new committee members who have put up their hand to help in 2014.

However we are still seeking people to fill the roles of Canteen Coordinator and CP canteen supervisors. These roles are vital to the clubs existence so any help there is much appreciated in advance. There are also some other roles vacant so please consider being part of our great club in 2014. If interested please contact a committee member or email us at .

2013 AGM - Tonight!

Our 2013 AGM will be held tonight (14 Oct) at Geoff Watt clubhouse at 7PM.

We have had a fantastic 2013 season. Here are just some of the highlights:
- Our Womens Prems won the pre-season Callan McMillan Cup
- Over 600 players registered
- A-League and Harry Kewell came to Lismore
- Our biggest Junior Carnival in recent history with nearly 100 teams
- Phone book distribution fundraiser
- New Shelters on CP2
- CP Fields top dressed
- Georgia Keen selected in Australian School Girls team
- 14 Teams in finals
- A successful year for our Mens and Womens Premier Teams
- Two Grand Final winning teams
- Nickel Energy Super Skills program
- Goal Keeper training program
- Coaching Courses
- Lots of smiling faces every weekend
- A successful inaugural Oceania Cup - our all Girls & Womens tournament - with 27 teams and around 400 players
- And much more

We have a great and successful club that is on the move. If you want to be part of it please come along to the AGM and consider taking on a role within the club - big or small - everyone's help is welcome and appreciated. See you all there.

Oceania Cup 5-6 Oct

Villa FC are excited to be hosting the inaugural OCEANIA CUP - an all girls and women’s football tournament – on the 5th and 6th October. We have 27 teams (approx 400 players) registered to play in the tournament and it is shaping up to be a big success.

BUT - we need your help!

Volunteers are needed to help make the tournament a success. Please consider whether you might be able to come along and help for a few hours some time over the weekend.

Canteen helpers needed: if you can spare and hour or 2 on either Saturday or Sunday please come and help. Volunteers are needed for:

- Saturday morning 9 to 12
- Saturday afternoon 12 to 5
- Saturday evening 5 to 9
- Sunday morning 9 to 12
- Sunday afternoon 12 to 5
- Sunday evening 5 to 9

Email and let us know which timeslot you are available for and how many hours you can do. Alternatively, phone Melinda Gambley 0405 698144.

There will be a working bee from 1pm on Friday 4th October. We will need help with cleaning, setting up and line marking. Please come along to Crawford Park clubhouse from 1pm if you can help.

We are also looking for referees for the 2 days. If you are a qualified referee and are available for either day, please contact Paul Jarrett at . Please note that referees will be paid.

Thanks for your help in making the Oceania Cup a success. We're looking forward to a great weekend of football!

Five Grand Finalists in 2013!

Congratulations to the five Villa teams who made it to this years grand finals. See the schedule below and try to come along and support the Black and Red. Entry to Oakes Oval is $5 for ages 17 and over and free for juniors.

Gr13 Angelsvs Workers12/09/201318:15Oakes Oval2-2 draw
Womens Premiersvs Bangalow13/09/201320:00Oakes Oval3-0 loss
Gr13/1st Redbacksvs Stars14/09/201311:10Oakes Oval2-1 loss
Gr14/1st Wizardsvs Byron14/09/201313:50Oakes Oval3-2 win
Gr16/1st Warriorsvs Rovers21/09/201311:00Oakes Oval1-0 loss
Gr14 Wizards Victory!

Our Gr14 Wizards team played in their 2013 Grand Final on Saturday at Oakes Oval after finishing pointscore champions.

It was a tough game with Byron pushing Wizards all the way however Wizards Josh Moore-Evans decisive goal 10 minutes from full time proved the difference giving them a 3-2 win. After finishing joint champions last year the Wizards finally have a grand final win. Well done boys!


Womens Prems Galant in GF Defeat

Our Womens Premier team went into this years grand final with an impressive record of winning the last three grand finals and this years pre-season Callan McMillan cup.

However Bangalow were on their game and inflicted a 3-0 defeat on our premiers. Congratulations to Bangalow and also to our Womens Premier team for once again doing so well despite many player changes from last season.


Gr13 Angels - Grand Final!

The Gr13 Angels played in their 2013 Grand Final on Thursday night under lights at Oakes Oval after a fantastic season and finishing top of the table.

Their opponents, Workers, were ready for the occasion however and played really well with the game ending in a 2-2 draw after extra time and after workers scored with 30 seconds to go. Both teams were declared joint winners and displayed wonderful sportsmanship throughout. Well done to the Angels and Workers!


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Coaching Courses - Oct/Nov 2013

FFNC have some coaching courses coming up as follows. Villa FC encourages all coaches to have done at least one coaching course and will pay the cost. These will add a new dimension to your coaching skills so please consider doing one.

Junior License - Oct 12, 13 (click here to register).
Youth License - Oct 19, 20, 26, 27 (click here to register).
Goalkeeping Certificate - Nov 2 (click here to register.
Goalkeeping License- Nov 3 (click here to register.

All courses will be conducted at Bangalow Sports Fields.

Soccer Camp - Jan 2014

Football Far North Coast are holding a soccer camp from 24-27 Jan 2014 at Woodlawn College. This is for boys born 1999-2002 and girls born 1999-2001. This will be a fantastic opportunity to become an all round better footballer and make new friends.

To download the brochure and form click here.

Grade 7 Dragonflies - Finish on a High!

The Gr7 Dragonflies played their last game of the year on the weekend when this snap was taken. They had a wonderful season and enjoyed their football.

The Dragonflies are coached by Doug North and managed by Mel Hart. Thanks to Doug, Mel and all the coaches for helping with our teams this year.


Junior Presentation 2013

Most teams have now completed their 2013 season culminating in the presentation day held last Sunday at Geoff Watt fields.

It was a great turnout and a great day for it as players were presented with their trophies and special awards given out. And the fundraising BBQ for Georgia Keen's UK tour with the Australian School Girls team was a big success.

It takes a lot of committed people to run such a great club as Villa FC and we are lucky to have such great players, coaches, parents and helpers. Thank you to all for a great and successful 2013 season!

Below is the list of the special award winners for 2013:

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BBQ for Georgia at Preso

Tomorrow (Sun 8 Sept), after the Gr6-11 presentation and before the Gr12-16 presentation there will be a BBQ running to help raise funds for our own Georgia Keen to tour the UK next January with the Australia School Girls team.

Please stick around after (or before) your presentation and purchase a yummy sausage sandwich and drink to help Georgia on her way. See you all tomorrow.

2013 Junior Carnival Gallery

Here are some more photos of this years wonderful junior carnival as taken by a parent - James Harris. He also has a lot more where these came from on his website. Click here to see them. High quality versions are also for sale via his website.



Summer Youth League Trials

Alstonville FC will be entering a team in the 2013 Summer Youth League which commences on Friday 11 October and concludes early December. Eligible age groups are 14 to 20 year olds and games are Friday nights with one training session per week.

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Rob Sheehan - FFNC Volunteer of the Year!

Our own Rob Sheehan has been given this special award by Football Far North Coast. Congratulations to Rob for this well deserved honour. Thanks for all you do and have done for our club. Below is the article from the NNSWF website.

"Rob Sheehan is Football Far North Coast’s Volunteer of the Year from the Alstonville FC club. Rob has been a player, coach and committee member (including President) for 15 years continuously. He was awarded life Membership by the club in 2007. Rob introduced Goalkeeper training for juniors at the club and was Premier division Goalkeeping Coach in 2009.

He has coached successful girls and women’s teams for 15 years, notably to Minor/Major/Callan McMillan Champions from 2010-2012 and is achieving success again this year. From a zone perspective, Rob has coached Champion of Champions teams and was a delegate to FFNC whilst President.

As a junior player in Newcastle he represented Northern NSW in Under 14, 15 and 16 teams and toured Germany with Northern NSW as a 16 year old. He was an Under 19’s and 1st grade player in the top league. He is a very loyal and valued member of the Alstonville club and contributes to all activities."

You might also find the following historical Northern Star articles involving Rob of interest.

2005 Villa Club Champions
2009 School Team Champions
2013 Challenge
2013 CM Shield Champions

Mens Prems Finish 2013 on a High!

Our Mens Premier team have recovered from the heartache of missing out on a spot in this year’s semis by defeating Goonellabah in their last game this season. It was no easy feat though – Villa taking the win by just one goal.

Our Mens Reserves team did well also this year finishing second on the ladder. They start their finals bid this Friday at home to Byron at 7:30PM on CP1. Well done to both teams for a great 2013 season!


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Field Status

 

CP1

OPEN

CP2

OPEN

GW2

OPEN

GW3

OPEN

GW4,5

OPEN

Updated: 1:00pm, Tue 19th Sept 2017

This Weeks Roster

PACKUP

Last team on each field packs up!

SETUP

Sat 2 Sep

8:00AM

GW

11 Hoppers

Sat 2 Sep

8:00AM

GW3

12 Redbacks

Sat 2 Sep

8:00AM

GW

8 Possums

CANTEEN (click here for times)

Sat 2 Sep

 

GW

13 Wizards

Sat 2 Sep

 

GW

7 Hawks

Sat 2 Sep

 

GW

7 Emus

Sat 2 Sep

 

GW

9 Panthers

Sat 2 Sep

 

GW

8 Echidnas

BALL BOYS/GIRLS

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The club has published its history for the first time in a beautiful full colour bound book. These can be purchased for $25 from the canteen.


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2017 Upcoming Events

20 Sep

SYL Muster

GW, 6:00PM

30 Sep

Oceania Cup

CP & GW

2 Oct

Club Meeting

ABC, 7:00PM

7 Oct

Senior Pres.

ABC, 7:00PM

 

See full calendar here.

Oceania Cup

Click here for details and to register.

Latest Mens Premier Score

Game: 3:00pm, 19 Aug, CP1 vs Byron

Villa FC

Pos: 6

2

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5

Byron

Pos: 1

Next: End of Season

Latest Womens Premier Score

Game: 8:00pm, 18 Aug, SkHd vs Lennox

Villa FC

Pos: 4

0

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2

Lennox

Pos: 3

Next: Finals TBA

2017 Carnivals & Tournaments

12 Mar

Girls Carnival

Mullumbimby

7 May

MiniRoos Carnival

Sth Lismore

28 May

MiniRoos Carnival

TEBFC

25 June

MiniRoos Carnival

Ballina

2 July

Girls Carnival

Byron Bay

16 July

MiniRoos Carnival

Thistles

16 July

Gr12-16 Carnival

Casino

23 July

MiniRoos Carnival

Casino

6 Aug

MiniRoos Carnival

Alstonville

27 Aug

MiniRoos Carnival

Goonellabah

30Sep/1Oct

Oceania Cup

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