500 Game Milestone

A massive congratulations to Amanda Clarke, who this weekend will play in her 500th, yes 500th! Game of netball for Bungaree!
Amanda has played in 35 different seasons, and the list of achievements in those seasons is unbelievable, included in them is 21 club best & fairest, 6 league best & fairest, many premierships and remarkably she has never missed a finals series in that time.
This cements Amanda’s place as the netball games record holder at Bungaree, along side her dad, Jimmy O’Keefe, who holds the football games record.
Good luck on the weekend, hopefully another win is in order!

Round 9 & Social Calendar Update

We’re back at Bungaree tomorrow as we resume our senior competitions for 2021, make sure you get out to the club to cheer on all of our teams! Please make sure you use the QR code to check in at the gate, carry your mask with you & wear it whilst inside. The members draw is also up to $700, so you will want to be in the rooms at the end of the day to ensure you don’t miss out!
We have some important news in regard to our social calendar for 2021, as you would be aware we were forced to postpone our ball due to the latest lockdown, we have now confirmed a new date for the event. It will be held on Saturday the 14th of August following our round 17 matches against Newlyn. Unfortunately Oscars, and many other venues have already been booked out for this date, so at this stage it will be held at Bungaree, more details will be posted in the coming weeks.
There has already been lots of tickets sold for the event, and we are aware that the new date will not suit everybody, so if for any reason you cannot make the new date and would like a refund on your ticket please email the club at bungareefnc1@gmail.com and we will process you for a refund.
Lastly, also because of the lockdown we were not able to host our Indigenous Round as planned, we will still be holding this day later in the year. At this stage, our senior football & netballers will be wearing the designs and the other items planned for the day will be happening in Round 13 (17th of July), when we take on Waubra. More details on this will be announced closer to the day!
See you tomorrow, #gobunga

Return To Play Update

Good news this week as we have been given the green light to resume all football & netball, across all grades from this weekend onwards.
Crowds will be capped at 1,000 people, and please continue to follow all covid safe protocols, including checking in via the QR codes at the gate.
We will be resuming from round 9, which for us is a home game against Clunes.
Hope to see you at the game Saturday!

BALL POSTPONED

Unfortunately with today’s announcement in regards to regional Victoria’s restrictions for the next week we have no choice but to postpone our Ball which was due to take place this weekend.
We are currently working on securing a new date for the event, once we have this confirmed we will be in touch with all of the details.
Fingers crossed we can be back at the club and in each other’s company as soon as possible!

Round 8 Update

Hi All, please see the below correspondence from the CHFL in relation to this weekends matches, all adult matches unfortunately are not able to go ahead.
“The CHFL Board of management met tonight after the latest Covid announcements today regarding community football and netball advice from the government.
The Board stance is that the leagues juniors will play this weekend to ensure the junior players have every opportunity to play as much football as possible this season.
Match times will remain as is however players must arrive ready to commence play and leave the ground as soon as practicable after their matches finish.
Players, coaches, support staff and any other volunteers required to facilitate the days matches are NOT included in the 50 allowed spectators at the ground.
Parents must abide by a one parent per player attendance rule.
Clubs are asked to request a donation at the gate, this worked well last year during the four weekends the league held junior matches.
Your club may run a canteen but ensure it is under Covid safe procedures.
QR code compliance is vital to host matches, please ensure you follow this protocol. All club members know that they must comply.
Any club who chose not to participate this weekend will have their matches considered a forfeit.”

Round 7 Postponed

In line with the recently announced 7-day Victoria wide lockdown, this weekend’s Round 7 matches against Creswick have been postponed.
The CHFL have advised that all matches scheduled for this weekend will now take place on the Queen’s Birthday Weekend (Saturday June 12), which was previously set as a league wide bye.
Unfortunately, this also means that our Indigenous Round celebrations due to take place this weekend will also be postponed to the 12th of June.
See you back at the club as soon as possible!

Indigenous Round 2021

It will be a special day for the club this weekend when we host Creswick for Indigenous Round, for the first time the senior teams will be wearing specially designed Bungaree Indigenous football jumpers & netball dresses.
The uniforms have been designed by Indigenous artist Shu Brown, who is a relative of a number of our clubs players.
Before the senior game on Saturday we will also be holding a smoking ceremony to mark the occasion.
Make sure you get along for what should be a great day, & a big thanks to Shu for the awesome designs!

Bungaree Ball 2021

Bungaree’s biggest night is back!!
After 2019’s success, this years ball will once again be taking place at Oscars Hotel, right in the middle of Ballarat on Doveton Street!
It will take place on Saturday the 5th of June, following our round 8 away game against Ballan.
Tickets are $100pp, which includes unlimited beer, wine and soft drink for the night, as well as finger food.
There will once again be live music all night long, so make sure you get along for what is always a fantastic night on the Bungaree calendar.

Tickets are available online now!

Senior Footy Practice Matches

Senior footy makes its return to Bungaree this weekend with the two sides taking on the Caulfield Bears on Saturday. The seniors will be kicking off at 1pm, with the reserves at 11am. Get down to see how the boys are progressing as the preseason nears its close!
Our second and final practice match will be against the Carisbrook Football & Netball Club on the Saturday following Easter, the 10th of April, this will also be at Bungaree!

The Bungaree Challenge

We are back! & to celebrate the return of the CHFNL season the famous Bungaree Challenge is also making its comeback to kick the year off right!

Due to our inability to do so, this year the challenge is going international so pack your suitcases & get your best holiday outfits ready!

The challenge night will follow our round 1 home game against Buninyong on Saturday the 17th of April, boarding gates close at 7pm, with the first flight leaving at 7.30pm sharp.

The theme is all things international, travelling, tourist & holidays.

Boarding passes will cost $30, and will be available on the door or via our website prior to the night.

Hope to see you there in what should be a great & very long awaited night!

 

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