Kew Junior Football Club

 

Comets Dinner Dance

The Comets Dinner Dance is just over 3 weeks away – we would love you to join us to celebrate being part of this wonderful football community. Make sure you book your tickets now....

 

Saturday 9th August 2014

Time: 7pm

Venue: The Centre Ivanhoe

Cost: $125 per person includes 3 course dinner and drinks

Band: Popcorn

 

Bookings can be made at http://www.trybooking.com/Booking/BookingEventSummary.aspx?eid=88013

You can book individually and nominate a table captain (tables can either be 10 or 12).

 

If you have any queries, please contact the Dinner Dance Co-ordinator, Sarah Dalton on 0401 056 226 or sares.dalton@gmail.com

 

Kew FC Business Lunch

Kew Football Club (the Seniors) invite Comets parents to their annual Businees Lunch.  KFC have organised a great array of speakers: Leigh Matthews, Wayne Carey and Peter Daicos.  

 

The lunch will be held on 8 August at the Punt Road Oval from 12.30pm.  The cost is $140 per head for a two course meal and drinks.

 

Places are selling fast, so if you are interested, contact Joe Chessari on 0412 588 185 to book and arrange payment.

 

Victorian Primary Schools AFL Team

Comets congratulates Nick Guiney on being selected into the Victorian U12 State team.  Nick plays in our Comets U12Gold team.  After numerous rounds of trials at league and metro-and-country level, it is a fantastic effort for Nick to be selected to represent Victoria in the national U12 schools championships to be held in the up-coming holidays.  We wish him and the team the best of luck.

 

4 Comettes in YJFL Girls U16 Rep team

Congratulations to the four Kew Comets U15 Girls were selected to represent one of the two YJFL Youth Girls teams taking part in the AFL Victoria Metropolitan Junior Championships:

  • Jo Bowman
  • Holly Hart
  • Nicola Xenos and
  • Annabel Yates

Well done girls.

 

More Good News for Comets as 2014 YJFL Rep Teams announced

Comets is again well represented in the squads for U14 and U13 in the YJFL teams for the Victorian Metropolitan Football Championships :

The U14 Div 1 Rep team includes the following Comets boys:

  • Ben Silvagni
  • Charlie Whitehead
  • James Harkness

The YJFL U14 Div 2 Rep team includes these Comets boys:

  • Elliot Taylor
  • Oliver Simpson
  • Charlie Beasley
  • Joe Moore

The YJFL U13 Rep teams include the following Comets:

  • Harris Mastras
  • Charlie Westcott
  • Matthew Costello
GF Day 1: Saturday 21st June
GF Day 2: Saturday 28th June

You will need to refer to the SP site for venues for particular games: http://www.foxsportspulse.com/assoc_page.cgi?c=1-5062-0-0-0

Well done boys.

 

Pink Socks Day

Kew Comets is a proud supporter of the Breast Cancer Network Australia Pink Socks Day each year.  This raises funds for a very worthy cause; one which impacts on most people at some time in their life.

 

KJFC raised $1885 for BCNA on Round 5 day.  Thanks to all contributors.  An especial thanks to all players who sported the distinctive pink socks for BCNA.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Registrations for Season 2014

All 2014 registrations will close at the end of June.  Please contact the Registrar for any queries: registration@kewcomets.org.au, or Judy Bourke on 0422 005 975

Comets Registration: Register Now (Comets).

Auskick Registration: Register Now (Kew Comets Auskick).

 

Kew Comets Players in TAC Leadership Roles

The Oakleigh Chargers announced in March the 2014 Captains and Vice Captains for this year's TAC side.  The Captain is Darcy Moore.  The two Vice Captains are Mark Pittonet and Hugh Beasley.  All three boys played junior footy for Comets.  We congratulate the three boys on the recognition of their leadership skills, as well as achieving selection in the team.  We wish them well in the 2014 season.

 

The Oakleigh Chargers are an U18 team which plays in the AFL's TAC Cup.  Oakleigh Chargers draw representative players from the south eastern Melbourne leagues, of which the YJFL is one.

 

KewComets Players in the AFL DraftJack Billings and Luke McDonald

Congratulations to the 3 Kew Comets players that were recently drafted to AFL teams in the 2013 Draft pick.

Jack Billings - pick 3 to St Kilda
Luke McDonald - pick 8 to North Melbourne
Jay Kennedy-Harris - pick 40 to Melbourne
 

Luke and Jack played in Comets teams for their entire junior career, and Jay was brought to the club by Luke in 2011.  All boys have shown outstanding skills and dedication over their years at Kew Comets and we wish them the best for their AFL careers.

Jack and Luke are shown at the right during their Comets years.  They played many games in the same team.

Jack Billings made the TAC All-Australian team last year, and Jay Kennedy-Harris was named in the TAC Cup team of the year.
 

 Jack Billings Luke McDonald Jay Kennedy-Harris

AFL Documentary- 'Draft Days - 3 of a kind' 

Link to 'Draft Days - 3 of a kind'. The story of childhood friends and teammates, Jack Billings and Luke McDonald who began as childhood friends at Kew Comets, to their recent Draft to the AFL in 2013. 

Click here to take you to the Documentary.

Articles in the media recently about the lead-up to the draft, profiling each of the players and their association with Kew Comets can be found at:

Jack Billings and family (Graeme and Letitia) in the Progress Press.
 

http://www.theage.com.au/afl/afl-news/afl-draft-will-split-four-close-friends-and-families-20131117-2xp4j.html
 

http://www.theage.com.au/afl/afl-news/afl-draft-hopeful-jay-kennedyharris-is-waiting-for-a-leading-onfield-role-20131112-2xeha.html

 

Kew Comets Players at the Oakleigh Chargers U18 Programme

Following the path of Luke, Jack and Jay are Kew Comets players participating in the Oakleigh Chargers U18 Programme.  We wish them the best for the gruelling summer training sessions and for the trial games early next year.

Lachlan Barkla
Eddie Barr
Jack Colquhoun
Ben Crocker
Bill Gowers
Darcy Moore
Niam O'Meara
Marc Pittonet
Harry Thompson
Jack Whitehead
Madigan Quinlan
 

Read the full Oakleigh Chargers U18's list.

 

Kew Comets Business Directory

Comets welcomes BWM Financial Advisors onto our Business Directory – see the link under Sponsors in the menu at the left. We offer this service to facilitate connections between our club families who offer a service and those requiring one. It is also a way for local businesses to make a small contribution to our club fund-raising.

We launched a new Business Directory in 2012 to assist in doing business with other members of the Kew Comets community. Consider signing up for the 2014 season.

Get your jobs done by others providing services in the Club. View the directory to see what's available. If you are interested in advertising in the directory, read the proposal.

 

 

Kew Junior Football Club is a smoke free enviroment.