Juniors 2016 season – All you need to know

Written by Daniel Hynes

6 February 2016

Below is all you need to know for the upcoming 2016 junior season at Lane Cove Cats.


Registration fees in 2016 will be $180.

Each player will receive a jumper, shorts and socks. Jumper and shorts to be returned at the end of the season.

Please click here to complete your registration now.




Thursday afternoons from 5pm at Burns Bay Reserve. First session will commence on 25 February. We will also have some additional session on Sunday afternoons from 5pm at Blackman Park. We will notify members closer to the time.

Regular Season

Will be held on Thursday afternoons at Blackman Park. First session will commence 24 March. Final times for each age group will be published in early March; however they will be between 4 and 6pm.


Come and Try Session

We are encouraging our current junior competition players to bring a friend to training this term, in an effort to allow children who may be interested in playing but haven’t had a chance to try it out.

This is a no obligation offer. Come along and have a kick with our experienced coaches in a friendly environment.

Training starts on 3 March at Burns Bay Reserve oval. The session begins at 5pm and will go to around 6pm.


Practise Games

We will conduct our finish off our pre-season training with a series of trial games on Sunday 20 March. This will be held on the grass ovals at Blackman Park (B4) from 9am.


AFL Sydney Juniors 2016 season

Season starts on Sunday 3 April. All home games will be at Blackman Park on Sunday mornings, with several Friday night games also in store.

We will be fielding teams in AFL Sydney Junior Harbour North league, in all ages groups from Under 9 to Under 12.

Eligibility for each age group in 2016 is determined by your age on 31/12/2015. For example, if your children was born on 1 February 2005, they would be playing in Under 11 (i.e. they were still 10 on 31/12/15).

The full fixture will be released in March. Once available, it can be viewed here. You can also view all Lane Cove Cats events on our club calendar.


Competition Rules and By-Laws

A copy of the rules can be found here.


Lane Cove Cats Code of Conduct

We pride ourselves on being a family friendly club. However, this can mean different things to different people. And sometimes the standard of behaviour required by our members may not be clear.

We also pride ourselves on respect. Respecting yourself, your team mates, coaches, umpires, officials and the opposition.

As such, we have developed a code of conduct, which provides all members with a clear guide on the club’s expectations regarding the behaviour of its members.

We recommend all members print out and read the code.


Contacts & Communication

Below is a list of key personel at the Lane Cove Cats. If you have any queries, please don’t hesitate in contacting us.

We also us the teamer website for all training and game notifications. Please make sure you register when invited to join a group or team. If you haven’t received anything before the first training session, please contact Daniel Hynes.


Denis Fitzgerald – President
Email: denis.fitzgerald@macquariefc.com
Mobile: 0450-581-108


Brian Gillard – Secretary/Registrar
Email: brian.gillard@macquariefc.com
Mobile: 0412-637-699

Junior Competition

Daniel Hynes – Junior Coach & Vice President
Email: daniel.hynes@macquariefc.com
Mobile: 0414-987-235


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