Welcome to the Wycheproof Narraport Football Club
Our Club Rooms were built in 1987 and opened 1988 and lights were installed around the ground in1993 and are good enough to play night cricket.
TRAINING FOR SEASON 2009
Training for the 2009 season started on Friday 5th December at Wycheproof at 6.30. 1500m time trial, boxing circuit, light skills, Marty talks to the boys before training
MERV IS THE NEW PRESIDENT
Go to CLUB EXECUTIVE 2009 for the 2008 Presidents Report and Executive details
FOOTBALL TRAINING will begin on Friday evening 5th December at Wycheproof, A BBQ will follow, so all are welcome to come and have a look and support the new coach and players for the 2009 season. Go Demons 2009
FOR CRICKET & OTHER EVENTS IN THE TOWN
On the weekend October 11th & 12th Steaming up Broadway Festivel was run, for all the details and photos click here http://wychefestival.webs.com
MEET THE COACH
MARTY SHADBOLT SENIOR COACH FOR 2009
Marty plans to catch up with our playing group in Bendigo on Friday before they go on their trip to Echuca, training will start before Christmas and with the club looking at other players, some who have left and are still playing football and ones who have shown an interest in playing for the Demons. So in 2009 the club hopes to build on Kerin's good work with the young players over the last 2 years and get the club back up the ladder where we are acustommed.
The club will hold a BBQ tea and meet the coach night on Friday October 31st the night before before the Wyche Races as it provides a good opportunity for Marty to meet past, present and future players for the Demons and also supporters, All Welcome
From the Committee and all concerned we wish Marty the very best for his time here at the WycheNarraport Demons.
JAMES IS THE BEST
James Coatsworth has won the Cairns AFL Best and Fairest with 23 Votes, for full details http://www.cairns.com.au/article/2008/09/16/6980_local-sport-news.html
And on Saturday the Cairns Saints won the Senior Premiership 14-9 to 5-16 so James will have a enjoyabe trip overseas on Tuesday, probably a little worse for the last few days celebrating.
ONE DAY IN SEPTEMBER AT WYCHE
LAST GAME vs BIRCHIP 23rd August 2008
The Under 13s went down 9-10 to 3-1. Awards- Morgan Fawcett, Danny Harrison, Kristian McNicol, Cody Turner, Robert Fawcett, Chris Driscoll, Tom Trewin, Jedd Bish. The Under 16s had a good win 12-9 to 9-4 Awards- Spencer Allan, Jesse White, Rhylie Botheras, Dane McLennan, Alister Boltuc, Brock Bish, Kristian McNicol. The Reserves went down 16-19 to 3-6 Awards- Clinton Riley, Glen Bish, Joel Pardella, Matt Nicholls, Gerard Bibby, Peter Bish. The Seniors had many good players in their win 11-10 to 10-7 Awards- Terminus Hotel:- Boe Bish, Royal Mail Hotel:- Jake White, Brett's BP:- Sam Thompson, National Hotel:- Joe Coatsworth, Wyche Foodworks:- Sam Hawkins, Your Regional Butchers:- Dean Rooney, Java Spice:- Chris Duffy, I A McLennan Electrical:- Jesse White, Coles Transport:- Bradley Driscoll.
On Saturday night the club held the counting of the best and fairest votes, Zac White won the Geoff Fawcett Medal in the Seniors B & F and Rory White won the Tom Turner Medal for the Reserves.
Senior Trophy Winners- President Trevor Trewin, Sam Thompson, Declan Lourey, Zac White, Kerin Lourey (Senior Coach),
Bradley Driscoll, Joe Coatsworth, Tom Keane, Boe Bish.
Reserves Trophy Winners- Brayden Botheras, Rory White, Clinton Riley. Front- Zac Anderson, Adie Coatsworth (Coach), Joel Pardella.
Kerin was presented with a Life Membership of the Wycheproof Narraport Football Club at the "Brownlow" night.
On Sunday the club held the Junior vote count-Under 16 Trophy winners from left- Jesse White(Runner Up b&f), Brock Bish (Best & Fairest), Brodie MacDonald, George Turner, Rolly White, Spencer Allan. Front- Bianca Orr (Runner) Absent- Bernie Orr (Coach).
The Under 13s Trophy Winners- Chris Driscoll (Runner Up B & F), Eamonn Orr, Jedd Bish, Cody Turner, Jake Bish (Coach), Tom Trewin, Kristian NcNicol (Best & Fairest) Les Harrison (Runner)
Paul & Lee-Anne White have a big interest every Saturday with 4 sons and 5 nephews playing.
From Left- Rory White, Jesse White, Sam Thompson, Dane McLennan, Zac White, Rolly White, Josh White, Jake White and Lachie McLennan (Inset).
One of the clubs legends was up for the weekend, John (Cass) White was at the "Brownlow" night to see his son take out the clubs Senior Best & Fairest, seen here with Zac and Kerin, Kerin pointed out that he has now coached both Father & Son with Cass also winning a club Best & Fairest in 1981.Kerin was also presented with the football from the days game, signed by all players and committee.
vs CHARLTON 16th August
How times have changed!. It used to be white overalls and a bottle of steam, now its colourful clothing, deck chairs and coffee, and just look at the runner!
BACK IN TIME 1976
vs WEDDERBURN AUGUST 9th
And Confucius says:- Man who leaves dog in car while shutting gate will learn a valuable lesson. Just ask Joe Coatsworth who spent several hours trying to open his car on Saturday morning after his dog locked the door while he was shutting the gate.
On Saturday the Narraport Basketball and Footballers of 1958 gathered for a reunion, The Basketball side won the Premiership with 5 of the 7 girls present, The President of the Football Club in that year was Gus Allan, Secretary was Vince McNicol and Coach Hugh Trewin. The Footballers did not win but were runners up.
vs BOORT 02/08/08 at Boort
Getting on the Band Wagon- Our club football team Manager Bill caught at work with a Geelong football jumper on, could he be dumping the Tigers? Well no, in actual fact it was the result of a small bet between Bill & Nephew Spenser Allan for the Cats vs Tigers game on Saturday night,Spencer even gave Bill 5 goals in,So to show he honours his misguided bets he allowed this photo to be taken as proof
vs St ARNAUD 19th JULY
Under 13s 9-11 to 6-8 Awards- Robert Fawcett, Kristian McNicol, Jacob Tellig(StArnaud), Toby Sheahan, Dylan Boltuc, Morgan Fawcett. The Under 16s went down 16-10 to 5-6. Awards- Ashley Durie, Brock Bish, Spencer Allan, Tom Fawcett, Brent Sheahan, Rolly White. The Reserves also went down 12-9 to 9-5. Awards- Royal Mail Hotel:- Jordan Bish, Terminus Hotel:- Joel Pardella, Brett's BP:- Clinton Riley, National Hotel:- David Rumbold, Your Regional Butchers:- Corey MacDonald, Club:- Rolly White. Seniors 20-15 to 15-8 Awards- Royal Mail Hotel:- Joe Coatsworth, Terminus Hotel:- Boe Bish, Your Regional Butchers:- Zac White, National Hotel:- Sam Thompson, Brett's BP:- Trevor Rumbold, Trewin's Transport:- Jake White, Wycheproof Foodworks:- Johnno Roberts, McLennan Electrical:- Tom Keane, Coles Transport:- Rick Smith, Club:- Chris Duffy More photos in the Flickr photo section.
Next week we have the bye
vs DONALD JULY 12TH
On Saturday Night the Redlegs Supporters conducted their annual Goods & Services Auction, Our thanks go to all the people who donated and to Kevin & Rick who conducted the auction. The final amount raised has yet to be worked out but considering the dry year so far, was as good as any we have conducted so far.
vs BIRCHIP 4th JULY
On Saturday two boys who have strong family ties to the district played for the Demons under 13s, Joel & Alec Hogan staying in Wyche at their Grandparents(Bill & Shirley Gordon) along with their parents Simon & Sharon were at Birchip to help the the under 13s out.The boys seen here with coach Jake Bish befor the game.
And the winners are- The Annual Back to Front Draw was held on Saturday night in the club rooms with the last 2 tickets being held by Heather Matheson & Paul & Louise Connolly, after several phone calls they did a deal to share the $2000 prize. Linley Matheson & Louise Connolly seen here getting advice on what to do.
As it was a black tie night some of the players did dress up for the event.
It was also noticed that Sam Hawkins has missed his calling as an Auctioneer when he Auctioned a ticket during the night & Jordie must have had his nights mixed up & thought he was at a ladies night out.
vs CHARLTON 28TH JUNE
Have a look at the Demons Recorder notes for more details click here http://wycheproofnarraportfc.vcfl.com.au/ResourceLibrary.asp
With the Under 16s being so short of numbers, players from the opposition help to make up a side.Two players from Charlton were keen to play for the Demons as there Mothers are from Wyche. Zane Sullivan & Jonty Guy pictured here (Pym & Pierce), Max could not be at the game as he was in Melbourne but Bill(Captain Blood) was and seen here with Jonty after the game.
The Club farewells one of our Junior players, Trent Hunt played his last game on Saturday and is moving to SA. Ron & Michelle Turnbull have bought a business there and will move during the school holidays, The club wishes them all the best as Ron was also a committee member of the Football Club.
Under 13s Coach Jake presents a football to Trent that his team mates have signed after the game on Saturday
vs WEDDERBURN JUNE 21ST
vs BOORT 14TH JUNE
On Saturday Night the boys had a little light entertainment with games on the big screen.
KEEPING THE GROUND IN GOOD CONDITION
Work was done during the week to clean out the Mill st dam so as to hold more storm water when it comes, Also a pipe is to be installed from Broadway to harvest the
water from the main street. Come on rain.
VS ST ARNAUD 24th MAY
Two players to give the Demons their best, Brayden Ison at 15 years old kicked 6 goals.Brayden played in the under 16's game and belongs to David Ison, Brian Allan at the other end of his playing days added some strength in the forward line, seen here holding of his opponent with one arm and marking with the other.
The winning Quiz team & I don't remember coits being in the nights entertainment so I think some kids have a job on the next training night.
AWARDS VS DONALD 17th
The club is giving the younger players a chance to play senior football, on the left Brayden Ison joins his brother Rick in the Seniors after playing in the Under 16's game & on the right Tom Keane & Bradley Driscoll in their first Year out of the Juniors & Jesse White in his first senior game also after playing in the under 16's game.
VS BIRCHIP 10th MAY
Trevor Butcher has called it quits after playing for the Demons for the last 7 years, President Trev presented Butch with his club jumper after the game and wished him the very best.
With Corey Jones home for the weekend the day started early, umpiring the Under 13's was his first job & after the game presented the boys with Kangaroo's caps & scarfs he also had awards of football boots in all grades, Corey seen here with Toby, Ella & Brent Sheahan(cousins), the boys playing in the junior games along with Tom Fawcett (Colin's son) as Nullawil had the bye.
AT CHARLTON SAT 3rd
PRACTICE MATCH AGAINST KANGAROO FLAT SAT 12th APRIL
Kerin gives the boys some encouragement at the last change. (More photos in Photo section)
PRACTICE MATCH AGAINST CHARLTON
The Reserves & seniors played 3 quarters each & ended up going down by 5 or 6 goals.
Jake Bish give the under 16's a pep talk.
A perfect night to watch football
The Bish crew- Dardy,Brock & Jordy.
Splitting logs,Max White, Sam Thompson, Max Dillon & Ian Arnel.
Tige Allan, Tom Keane & Brock Bish loading the semi
The end result plus there is more cut for later use.