Entries by Michelle Hauschild

Junior Girls AFL: A Sport that Needs a Change

How growth at the grassroots is being stunted Teenage girls playing junior AFL at St Luke’s Oval are getting ready in a small, cold public toilet block while boys are in the comparative luxury of purpose-built dressing sheds next door. Officials at the Canada Bay Cannons’ home at Concord’s St Luke’s Oval say they are […]

AGM: 4 September

We’d like to invite all Concord GIANTS families to our AGM over a light dinner at the Canada Bay Club. Tuesday 4 September 18:30-20:30 Canada Bay Club 4 Williams St, Five Dock We will be looking to fill our Committee positions for 2018-2019 so we can focus on preparing for Season 2019. Involvement on the […]

Reasons to SHOOSH!

Yelling from the sidelines in a negative way is not OK – we all know that. But as part of #shooshforkids week, we also want to highlight how negative conversations about sport can have an impact. Umpires We all make mistakes, particularly when we’re learning – and all umpires on junior AFL games are still […]

GWS GIANTS Junior Clubs March: 28 April

For those that have registered for the GWS Giants Junior Clubs March on Saturday 28 April, please make sure you EITHER wear your game day jumper home OR your training shirt (or even your GWS GIANTS gear) for the march to identify yourself as Concord GIANTS. Here are the major timings for the day: 2pm – club […]

2018 Sponsor: LJ Hooker Drummoyne – Concord

Our sponsors don’t just hand over a cheque, they’re part of the Concord GIANTS team! LJ Hooker Drummoyne/Concord is one of our Major Sponsors for Season 2018. Principal Ben Horwood is a local and is an avid sports fan – AFL, NRL, rugby, cricket, golf (so, basically, if there’s a ball involved, Ben’s interested). As […]

2018 Sponsor: Horizon Homes

Denis and Esther Carroll from Horizon Homes have been around our Club so long, they’re family. Over the years, they’ve been parents on the sidelines, active volunteers behind the scenes and generous Major Sponsors. We’re thrilled that Horizon Homes is back as a Major Sponsor for Season 2018. Horizon Homes’ commitment to grassroots footy also […]

First Aid Volunteers Wanted!

Know first aid? Always been meaning to do first aid training? This is for YOU! We need qualified first aiders at all home games. The basic qualification is a first aid certificate, obtained with the past five years. If you’d like to do a course – or a refresher – the Club can reimburse you […]