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Round Eleven Weekly Wrap

After a well deserved two week break, it was back to business for Round 11.

On Saturday 30th June our Under 14 Div 1B side played of in the Grand Final against SMJFL at Eltham Park. Congratulations to our YJFL team who were victorious on the day. To read coach Darren Moulder report, head to the story on our website.  Final Score:  YJFL 9.12 66 def SMJFL 2.11 23.

On Friday the 6th of July,  YJFL Under 16 Boys and Girls teams headed up to Shepparton to play a match against the AFL Goulburn Murray Academy. Both our teams played terrific football in tough games with both teams getting the win. Head to our website to read both match reports, as well as summary of the game written by Under 16 YJFL & Park Orchards player Fraser Siesmaa. A report from our girls will be published very shortly on our website too. Under 16 Girls Final Scores: YJFL 6.9.45 def AFL GM 1.1.7. Under 16 Boys YJFL 7.10.52 def AFL GM 3.6.24

AFL Victoria are running an ‘All Female Coaching Introduction to AFL’ course on Wednesday 1st August at Toorak Park. With the enormous growth in female football player participation in the last two years, females coaches are not as strongly represented in football, no doubt there are many female parents and volunteers with the capabilities to become great community coaches and this free course is the ideal first step for those parents and volunteers to take the step from football enthusiast or interested parent into a female super coach at your local club! We encourage all YJFL clubs to promote this course to ensure we continue to develop great female coaches within the region. Please contact your club coaching coordinator for more details.

Our sponsor Club Warehouse, are currently running a great promotion for all our clubs. Until the 21st of July for every $500 your club spends on supplies, you will receive 10 free drink bottles. Make sure you take advantage of this great offer by heading to their website.

Just a reminder to all clubs and trainers that you all should be aware of the AFL’s ‘Community Concussion Guidelines’ and to download the Head Check App. For information and resources head to:

Thanks to Dynamic Footy Skills who hosted a range of School Holiday Clinics within the YJFL community over the School Holiday period. It was great to see so many younger footballers enjoying their school holidays by developing their skills. We hope you all enjoyed the experience.

Well done to Banyule Junior Brayden Sier who debuted for Collingwood in round 15. Selected by Collingwood with pick 32 in the 2015 national draft, Sier endured a horror run with injuries during his first two seasons at the club, however it was great to see him finally be rewarded with his first AFL match.

We were lucky enough to have this coming Sunday’s 3pm match at Bulleen Park streamed live to Facebook thanks to Complete Sports Management & Hiredepot. We are fortunate enough that this will be available  for the 3pm Bulleen Park match for the rest of the season, including finals. Make sure you keep an eye on Complete Sports Managements Facebook for the stream.

Joining forces with Holden Australia, the Holden Girls’ Squad is call on sporting clubs around Australia to apply for a Holden Home Ground Advantage grant to enable more girls to participate in sport.  Follow the link to apply for a grant to support girls’ participation in sport.…/home-ground-advantage

YJFL DAY2DAY Rewards is helping your club raise money with with 25% of your membership fee going directly to your club! To register visit: For more information and to view the benefits from being a member visit:

Kew Rovers have their Annual Ladies Lunch coming up on Friday the 27th of July.  Get in quick for your ticket to this fantastic event, not to be missed.

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