Around The Grounds, Thursday 25th March

We start our round up of what’s going on around the ground with news from the Peel Regional Football Council. On Monday, nearly all the clubs invited attended the first meeting of the year and also joining them was Football West Club Engagement Lead officer Abid Iman. Abid was able to answer questions from the clubs as well as inform everyone of the plans Football West has over the coming months. The PRFC would like to thank Abid for coming down to the meeting.

Members of the PRFC with Abid Iman from Football West

Rockingham City FC have partnered with Elite Football Pathway to establish RockyRoos, an Elite youth development program that will run every Saturday for 8 weeks inline with school term at SafeRad Stadium, Lark Hill. Suitable for ages 5-8 and 9-12 years. Places are strictly limited, with discounts available to registered RCFC MinRoos! Term 2 dates have just dropped ( Sat 1st May – Sat 19th June) so get in fast.Registration and payment link here – Qualified Coaches, running structured sessions at a great price! Secure your spot now.

PKSC embarked on this incredible Junior Elite program towards the end of 2019 and we are thrilled to announce that our Junior Elite Program is returning for another strong year. This program, coordinated by Mr Tommy Joyce and 2 additional coaches from PKSC, targets the 8-12yr age bracket and is for children who have been identified by their coach or our performance team to give them the opportunity/experience to train at a higher level. The program will be recommencing Mondays during term 2 2021 from 4.30pm til 5.30pm. There will be the initial assessment day and the 6 week program will then commence. This is a program that PKSC wants to retain to ensure we create depth within our Junior and from there, more opportunities for our Junior teams to play at higher levels. PKSC were extremely fortunate in receiving a Community Grant last year which enabled our Club to purchase some much needed equipment for our Elite Program and we are excited to available to continue hosting such an incredible FREE program for our members. Parents, if you have any questions regarding this program, please direct all questions to Tommy. At the commencement of each term, Tommy will be seeking players who you believe may benefit from this program. In turn, Tommy may also retain some players.All players will need training kit, shin pads, boots and water.Please be aware that this is by selection of PKSC players only.

Peel United have lined up a couple of interesting friendly games this weekend.

On Sunday their under 16’s take on Dianella Under 16’s with a 10am kick off, while on Saturday morning, Peel’s first team will take on State League division 2 side Kelmscott Roos at Bortolo Park with an 11am kick off.

Football West are running another referee course during the school Easter Holiday’s this year.

The course will take place on Thursday 15 April at Gibbney Reserve, Maylands. It will run from 8.45am-5pm.Football West Referee Development Officer Frank Moretti said: “We want to make our courses as accessible as possible and the school holidays offered us the chance to try something different.”We have not held a course during the day in midweek like this, but if it means enough youngsters are able to come along and register then we will look at doing it again.”The course costs only $150 and provides everything needed to get on the park and referee matches.Please note you have to be 14 years or older to register.For more details and to register, click here:

Football West is inviting people to register for a number of FREE workshops.The first workshop is Nutrition: Fuel for Performance, looking at what athletes should – and should not – put into their bodies.Football West Coach Developer Garry Church said: “This free workshop will go in depth into best practices for nutrition and also talk specifically about nutrition before and after practice, before and after games and nutrition for recovery.”This also involves discussion about common myths and stigma surrounding foods and also talks briefly about supplementation.”To register for the workshop CLICK HERE:…/


WHERE: Floreat Athena Football Club, 41 Britannia Rd, Leederville, WA 6007

WHAT: Nutrition – Fuel for Performance Workshop

WHEN: Monday 12 April (6-7.30pm)

Finally, there has been a change to the recent cup draws.

In the Metropolitan Cup, Baldivis (South Div 1) are now into round 2

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