2021 Season Introduction

Dear Members,

 

The 2021 winter season is fast approaching and our registration is officially OPEN.

I hope you all enjoyed your Christmas and New Years celebrations despite the COVID-19 pandemic making it a difficult time for most of us here on the Northern Beaches.

We cannot wait to welcome you all back to Melwood Oval with open arms to start the 2021 season. Below is a list of updates, feel free to share them around to anyone you may know who might be interested in becoming a part of Team FKFC. 

1.     REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN 

All player registration is done online using PlayFootball which is a website facility provided and managed by Football Federation Australia (FFA). Information on using the PlayFootball website can be found below.

Please follow the link HERE for instructions on how to register.

2.     Active Kids Discount

The NSW Government is helping kids get active with the Active Kids program.

The Active Kids program provides two $100 vouchers for parents, guardians and carers of school-enrolled children to use towards sport and active recreation costs each year. Voucher 1 is valid January to December and Voucher 2 is valid July to December. Visit the Service NSW website, login to your account and click the “Apply Online”, to obtain your code, which can be entered into the MyFootballClub portal when parent registers their child and receive $100 off your children’s registration.

Claim the AKV before registering. 

3.    Juniors Grading Schedule and Registration

Grading for Juniors starts February 7 and we are asking for all players who wish to nominate for grading in 2021 to click on the attached Grading Form and fill in the necessary details. In filling in this form you are signalling your (or your childs) intent to grade. We require this detail completed by Sunday 31st Jan for your child to be considered for grading.

The schedule of exact dates and times is located here Grading Schedule. We aim to have squads announced by the first week of March. 

For more information regarding grading click the link to our website HERE.

4.     Summer Soccer is Back on Friday

A reminder that our Summer Football season resumes this Friday and next Monday. We cant wait to see everyone back for Lynchy’s Friday Night food specials. Please check the fixtures on ICompMan.

5.     Men and Women’s AL/1

Forest Killarney FC is inviting expressions of interest to trial for a Women’s AL/1 squad in 2021. The WAL/1 side will be led by FKFC new Women’s Head Coach Danny Panetta. In addition to being an experienced C Licenced coach, over the last 2 seasons Danny has been with Manly United coaching girls Development and SAP sessions. We are very excited to have Danny on board to lead the Women’s game at FKFC. If you interested in joining a progressive club or curious to find out more the WAL1 program for 2021 please fill out the Expression of Interest form or contact Danny at 0413 735 945.

The Forest Killarney FC Men’s AL/1 squad, after double league wins in 2020, are looking for players to strengthen their side for the 2021 season. They train twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7pm on Melwood Oval. For any enquiries please call one of the squad coaches, Paul O’Shaughnessy on 0450 305 680, or register your interest HERE

6.     Players Wanted Girls Under 18/1

 – We are opening an invitation to all girls born between 2003 – 2005 to trial for Forest Killarney FC 2021 Division 1 Squad. All players wanting to participate in upcoming grading and trials must register their requests by 31/1/2021 by clicking on the following grading link. The W18/1 side will be coached in 2021 by Kris Korkian and Sai Van Wegen. Both are experienced C-Licence Coaches and part of the MFWA Future Coaches Program. For further information please contact Kris 0414 680 250 or Sai 0433 356 761.

Our Women’s Over 30/1 team are looking for a Goalkeeper for the 2021 Winter Season. Fresh off a league and grand final win, you are sure to be part of a competitive and successful team, as well as sure to meet some great ladies! Contact the Team Manager on 0403 890 952 to become a part of the team!

Our Men’s Over 35 lower division teams are looking for players! Reach out to our O35 Men VP John O’Neill at manager.o35@fkfc.com.au if you are or know someone who would be interested. 

7.     Book the Clubhouse for your Team Events in 2021 

This 2021 season, Forest Killarney FC are launching an official portal to book the clubhouse. Host your team events including Trivia Nights, Poker Tourneys, or just Team Bonding Drinks, You name it!

We can’t wait to welcome everyone back to the FKFC Bar on Saturday and Sunday afternoons too, with rumours spreading around that the famous Lynchy food specials from our Friday night Summer Soccer comp could potentially continue into the MWFA Winter Football Season.

Come on down and be apart of our new levelled up Canteen and Bar services.

Book in early HERE. There will be Terms & Conditions that apply. 

8.     60th Year Anniversary

2022 will be the 60th Year Anniversary for FKFC and in preparation we are looking to bring back some of our history. We are looking for photos, stories, articles or old jersey’s from the history of Forest Killarney FC, Forest SC and Killarney SC. If you have anything you would like to share to help celebrate the history of our great club please get in contact with the club at communications@fkfc.com.au. 

See you soon for the 2021 Winter Season!

 

Kind Regards,

Giuseppe Guerrera,

FKFC President