Monthly Archives: June 2018

President’s Letter: Edition 10

Hi All Sharks

I observed some wonderful football matches over the weekend. They were close, tough encounters whilst played in good spirit. It’s amazing how the game of football can teach many of life’s lessons. Caring for your team mates, participating in a team environment, respecting our opposition through to following rules. Society is no different, participation, looking out for others, obeying regulations and displaying respect.  Continue Reading

President’s Letter: Edition 9

Holy cow, strewth, what a weekend! Saturday night around 5.00pm I saw and heard the heavens open up. Every hour during Saturday night the rain fell heavier and heavier. At 7.45am Sunday morning I was cooking a couple of poached eggs on toast when the calls and photos began. Domeney and Stintons were awash. I thought ‘Oh, the poor U8s and U9s having to play in this’. It got worse when I was texted to “bring my flippers, water wings, mask and snorkel”.  Continue Reading

President’s Letter: Edition 8

Hi Sharks Family

Round 8 kicked off with a bang at Victoria Park on Friday Evening with our Colt Reds for Indigenous Round. On one of the coldest evenings this winter, the football displayed was hotly contested. Fitzroy JFC put on a ‘Welcome to the Country’ ceremony with ‘Uncle Bill’ and our troops were welcomed to walk through the ceremonial smoke. Alan Christianson (formally of Geelong FC) represented the Brisbane Lions in attendance at the game as a marquis speaker and indigenous player representative.
Whilst Fitzroy were too good on the night, it was pleasing to see a number of Sharks jackets in the crowd.  Continue Reading