Gungahlin Jetettes Practice Match – Flight 1
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Saturday March 23, a glorious Canberra autumn day saw the 2013 squadron of Jetettes line up in a practice match against the Murrumbidgee Juggernauts, the newest and ninth team to join Canberra AFL Women’s League. As the first practice match for the season, and the first game for a number of new players, the Juggs faced a highly charged squad,...
Ainslie Football Club launches “Gungahlin Lakes Giants”
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The Ainslie Football Club in partnership with Gungahlin Lakes Community & Golf Club today launched the Gungahlin Lakes Giants at Harrison School assembly. The players for the new junior teams will be from the existing Harrison School teams and being joined new players around the local and surrounding area. Ainslie Football Club also announced that their major sponsor for their...
Gungahlin Jet Turned Giant
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The 2013 Slater & Gordon GIANTS Academy squads have been selected after a successful zone development series. The Gungahlin Jets football club would like to congratulate Kieren Whyte for his selection in the 2013 Under 15 Giants Academy program. Selection in the Giant's Academy is a fantastic achievement for young talented players, and is a reflection of, and reward for,...
Gungahlin Local Sport and Recreation Groups Receive Funding
Sport
Today Minister Andrew Barr announced funding for the 2013 Sport and Recreation Grant Program. The grants help organisations to increase participation and become more professional in their delivery of sport and physical activity opportunities for Canberrans. It will help ensure Canberra remains the healthiest and most active community in the country. Gungahlin Little Athletics received $1,323 for shade shelters protection...
Gungahlin Sporting Groups & Clubs. Celebrate Centenary. Win Vouchers!
Sport
As part of Canberra's Centenary celebrations sporting groups that celebrate Canberra's 100th birthday have the opportunity to win vouchers. Throughout 2013 a local sporting team, club or organisation will be awarded the honour of ‘Centenary Club of the Month’. This is open to each and every community sporting entity in the nation’s capital, no matter how big or small, or...
Gungahlin United Football Club junior awarded AIS scholarship
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George Timotheou, a 15 year old Gungahlin United Football Club junior has just been awarded a full scholarship in the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) Mens Football Program. George started with the club at age 4 as a peewee and was identified early for the club’s Division 1 teams, CF Academy programs and ACT representative squads. George has been part...
Technical Director Appointed to Gungahlin United Football Club
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Gungahlin United Football Club has appointed Phil Booth as Technical Director in a 3-year deal which will reinforce GUFC's commitment to the development of players in Gungahlin and surrounding areas from 2013 through to 2015. Phil is has over 15 years experience and has recently completed the UEFA B coaching course in the UK, and will undoubtedly have an impact...
Gungahlin Jet Nominated ACT Volunteer Of The Year
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Congratulations to Terry Evans! Terry has been named by ACTSPORT as a finalist in the Tradies Sportstar of the Year award under the ACT Volunteer of the Year category. A long serving and passionate Jet, Terry was awarded the Jet of the Year award and the AFL ACT/NSW Volunteer of the Year – both of which recognised his service to...
Gungahlin Jets Welcomes Senator Lundy On Board
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Recently during a VIP breakfast, amongst proud sponsors, supporters and leading community members, the Gungahlin Jets formally welcomed the Senator Hon Kate Lundy as the Gungahlin Jet’s number 1 ticket holder. Club Chairman, Joe Cortese presented Senator Lundy a plaque and a Gungahlin Jets Pink Guernsey. The Pink guernsey was worn by Susan ‘Caddy’ Cadman during the inaugural Pink...
Tainn Hunter Classic Results 2012
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Last month we reported on Local Gungahlin resident Jannette Cass-Dunbar busily organising the 10th Annual Tainn Hunter Classic Slowpitch Tournament. The 10th Annual Tainn Hunter Classic Charity Softball Tournament was again a success, raising $11,500 for Ronald McDonald House Charities, Telstra Child Flight and the Hunter Medical Research Institute. This event has now raised over $88,000 since its inception in...
Gungahlin Jets Juniors Presentation Nights
Sport
Last week on Wednesday and Thursday (26th & 27th September) the Gungahlin Jets Juniors held their Presentation Nights at the Gungahlin College Performing Arts Theatre. Prior to the formalities starting, a free sausage sizzle was held for all families and players. In a fantastic show of unity between the Seniors and the Juniors. the Jets Seniors provided the manpower for...
Auskicker of the week, Gungahlin Jet – Joven May
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Each week an Auskick player is nominated to be Auskicker of the year as part of the NAB AFL Auskick programme. Round 18's nominee is Gungahlin's very own 7 year old Joven May who plays for the Gungahlin Jets. Joven supports the Geelong Cats and Corey Enright is his favourite player. Joven describes himself as a "footy freak". His enthusiasm...
Gungahlin Jets Juniors “Call to Arms”
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Gungahlin Jets Junior player Cam Evans from the Under 14 division 2 team has taken upon himself to register the Gungahlin Jets Juniors in the ACT Cancer Councils "Call to Arms" fundraising. Call To Arms is a campaign that aims to raise awareness and funds to fight cancer in men by getting players from all codes and all levels to...
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