**Season 2018 Coaching Appointments**

8th November, 2017

Coaches Photo

The Southern Power Australian Football Club is pleased to announce the coaching positions for the 2018 season.

With a young squad looking to make further improvements on the field, our Senior Men’s team will once again be coached by Jared Wilson. Wilson has worked tirelessly over the last 12 months to build up a strong football program and club culture, and is looking to reap the benefits of this next season under AFL Sydney’s new competition structure.

Our U19’s Division 2 team breathed new life into the club last season with their positive energy and all-round improvement on the field. After making the grand final last season, the boys are hell-bent on going one better in 2018, with Cameron Gregory and Paul Donnelly back in to lead the charge.

The Men’s Reserves team made solid improvements in season 2017, and are looking to continue that into next season. Finals football is the aim, and the team will continue to be lead by Matt Last and Ryan Fornasari. Both Last and Fornasari are excited by the potential of the team, and keen to maintain the upward curve of improvement.

The Women’s Premier Division team will be looking to return to finals football in 2018, with Abraham Caroca to remain at the helm. With the continued success of our Youth Girls’ sides over the last few years, the future is looking bright for our #favourites.

Finally, our Youth Girls teams are looking to build on the premiership success achieved for the last 2 years running. Under the coaching panel of Kathryn Hull, Rheanna Lotter and Peter Stevens, the girls are well positioned to make it another successful season.

Stability within the club is vital and the reappointment of all coaches from 2017 is a great outcome and provides a great platform for the club to launch in 2018 to once again become one of the ‘POWERS’ of Sydney football.

Season 2018 promises to be one of great growth and on-field success for Southern Power. We have moved to our brand-new home ground at Waratah Oval, which boasts excellent facilities including change rooms, canteen and social room, an elite quality playing field made possible by Renworx Pty Ltd and brand-new lighting capable of hosting night football matches. On top of this, our local junior clubs are also a strong and a growing force that provide a stream of quality players to our young list.

We will be announcing dates for pre-season training in the very near future. Make sure to get along and join in on what will be a great season for Southern Power AFC.

For any questions, please contact club president Cameron Roe on 0438 434 038 or senior coach Jared Wilson on 0403 323 046.

Power in Unity!

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Season 2018 Training

2nd November, 2017

Although pre-season training kicks off soon (stay tuned for an announcement), season 2018 has unofficially started.

Our resident fitness guru, Rob Combe, will be hosting a short fitness session at Waratah Oval, kicking off tonight at 6:30pm. This will continue every Tuesday and Thursday until pre-season starts.

All new, current and former players (male and female) are welcome to come along.

Now is the chance to get your fitness up to scratch as we aim for a successful 2018.

Power in Unity!

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**Annual General Meeting – Wednesday 25th October**

15th October, 2017
A notice to all players and supporters that our Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday 25th October, at our new home ground at Waratah Oval.
 
The meeting will kick off at 7.00pm.
 
Please feel free to come along to hear about the exciting things ahead for 2018 at the Power, as well as to volunteer for a committee position if you would like to contribute to the successful running of the club.
 
Power in Unity!

Youth Girls’ Represent at National Carnival

11th October, 2017

YG Carnival

Here we were thinking the Richmond Tigers were the stars of 2017 … not even close!

Our Youth Girls team just keeps getting better and better. Three Power #futurefavourites are up in Byron Bay playing for NSW/ACT All Nations Team. They won their first game in Day 2 of the Female Diversity Championsips.

ALL NATIONS GAME THREE
AFLNSWACT – 4.5.29
AFL Tasmania – 3.2.20

ALL NATIONS GAME FOUR
AFLNSWACT – 1.2.8
AFL Queensland – 6.6.42

Huge congratulations to Annika Argerakis, Sarah Heptinstall and Ellen Soffe on representing the Power at the national carnival.

Make sure to head down to Club Kirrawee this Saurday evening for the YG presentation night to celebrate a great season for the girls.

Power in Unity 🍐

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2017 End-of-Season Presentation Night – Friday 22nd September

25th September, 2017

Combined

Last Friday evening, approximately 100 people attended Club Kirrawee for the Southern Power annual End-of-Season Presentation night. Players, coaches, sponsors, family and friends were all in attendance as we celebrated the season that was.

Congratulations to all award winners, summarised below:

U19’s:
– Defender of the Year – Edward Blake
– Coaches Award – Harry Tattersall
– Player’s Player – Flynn Smith
– Runner Up Best & Fariest: Jack Palmer
– Best & Fairest: Jack Woolmer

Womens:
– Player’s Player: Michelle Podnecky
– Rookie of the Year: Brooke McGuire
– Coach’s Award: Natalie Gunther
– Runner Up Best & Fairest: Kathryn Hull
– Best & Fairest: Michelle Podnecky

Reserve Grade:
– Rookie of the Year: Josh Stainlay
– Most Improved: Chris Hayes
– Coach’s Award: Neill Dorrington
– Player’s Player: Ryan Bowring
– Runner Up Best & Fairest: Justin Lucas
– Best & Fairest: Chad Edwards

First Grade:
– Most Improved: Aaron Hooker
– Coach’s Award: Barton Lynch & Andrew Denoon
– Player’s Player: Conor Aggett
– Runner Up Best & Fairest: Andrew Smith
– Best & Fairest: Will Coombe

Other Club Awards:
– Brian Cairnduff Initiative Recipients: Ben Travers, Flynn Smith, Hunter Gregory, Ryan Watson.
– Most Courageous Player: Conor Aggett
– “Lorraine Cloney Award” for Club Woman of the Year: Kathryn Hull
– “Brian Cloney Award” for Club Man of the Year: Matt Last

A big thank you to all our partners for their support this season – Club Kirrawee, One Agency Menai/Engadine, Splash Tapas Bar, Blum, Dial-A-Picture Frame, Pestige Solutions. We look forward to working with you in the future.

Thank you for all your efforts in making season 2017 a good one. Enjoy the next couple of months off until we launch into season 2018 from mid-November at our brand new home of Waratah Oval.

Power in Unity!