rebel Female Football Week Kicks Off Today in Northern NSW

March 2nd, 2018

rebel Female Football Week (FFW) officially launches today, Friday, March 2nd. The national initiative gives the football community the chance to celebrate the immense growth of the women’s game and acknowledge existing players, coaches, referees and administrators in football.

Across the week, Northern NSW Football (NNSWF), Member Zones and Member Clubs have joined in on the festivities hosting over 18 activities across the region.

NNSWF is pleased to announce Westfield W-League Newcastle Jets player Cassidy Davis as the rebel FFW Ambassador. Davis along with fellow Newcastle Jets teammates will make several appearances across Northern NSW throughout the week.

With the Newcastle Jets’ support for rebel FFW, tomorrow nights Hyundai A-League match between Newcastle Jets and Sydney will feature a showcase of female football from ALDI MiniRoos for Girls, Youth Girls, Female Referees and Senior Women all taking part in small-sided halftime games at the stadium.

For the first time ever, NNSWF will be holding a rebel FFW Women’s Football Network Evening that will have guest speakers including:

  • FFA General Manager of Women’s Football Broadcaster & Former Westfield Matildas Player, Sarah Walsh;
  • rebel Female Football Week ambassador, Westfield W-League Newcastle Jets player & 2018 Warners Bay FC Coach/Player of Herald Women’s Premier League, Cassidy Davis; and
  • Co-director of the University of Newcastle priority research centre for physical activity and nutrition and physical education lecturer in the school of education. The lead investigator on DADEE, a world-first physical activity program targeting dads and daughters, Professor Phil Morgan.

The evening is aimed at administrators, club committees, coaches, players and passionate supporters and members of the football community. Those who are interested in developing and progressing women’s football at their club and within the wider community.

For more details on events happening across Northern NSW, you can find them here.

Events

Football Federation Australia (FFA) National rebel FFW Awards

Date: Friday 2 March 2018

Location:  Lake Macquarie Regional Football Facility, 13 Park Road, Speers Point

Time: 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Local Northern NSW Football member, Leonard Allen will be awarded the FFA rebel FFW Community Football Male Champion of the Year Award, rebel FFW Ambassador/Newcastle Jets player Cassidy Davis will present the award.

rebel Female Football Week – ALDI MiniRoos for Girls School Gala Day

Date: Tuesday 6 March 2018

Location: Lake Macquarie Regional Football Facility, 13 Park Road, Speers Point

Time: 10AM to 2PM

Guest Appearance: Newcastle Jets Player + rebel FFW NNSWF Ambassador Cassidy Davis

 

rebel FFW Women’s Football Network Evening

Date: Wednesday 7 March 2018

Location: Seminar Room, Lake Macquarie Regional Football Facility, 13 Park Road, Speers Point

Time: 7pm to 8.30pm

Guest Appearances:

SARAH WALSH

Football Federation Australia – General Manager of Women’s Football, Fox Sports Broadcaster & Former Westfield Matildas Player

CASSIDY DAVIS

Rebel Female Football Week Ambassador, Westfield W-League Newcastle Jets Player & 2018 Coach/Player of WPL Warners Bay

PROFESSOR PHIL MORGAN

Co-director of the University of Newcastle Priority Research Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition and physical education lecturer in the School of Education. Lead investigator on DADEE, a world-first lifestyle program that is delivered in Newcastle

 

rebel FFW Festival – Speers Point

Date: Saturday 10 March 2018

Location:  Lake Macquarie Regional Football Facility, 13 Park Road, Speers Point

Age: 4 to 11-year-old girls

Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am

 

Garden Suburb FC – rebel FFW ‘Come & Try’ Training Session

Date: 04/03/2018

Time: 9:00am – 11:00am

Location: 63 Kendall St, Charlestown, NSW 2290

Contact: Leonard Allen – 0421278619

 

rebel FFW Awards

NNSWF will be announcing various awards across the Northern NSW region including Female Administrator of the Year, Female Coach of the Year, Male Champion of the Year and Female Player of the Year.

The award announcements will be made at the Women’s Football Network in Newcastle on Wednesday 7 March 2018.

 

rebel FFW Festival – Hunter Valley

Date: Saturday 10 March 2018

Location:  Alroy Cl, Singleton Heights NSW 2330

Age: 4 to 11-year-old girls

Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am

 

Lochinvar Rovers FC – rebel FFW ‘Come & Try’ Training Session

Date: 04/03/2018

Location: Lochinvar Sports Complex

Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm

Contact: Lisa Duhig – 0418743642

 

For Further Information, please contact:
Holly Ayton, NNSWF Female Participation Officer
T | 02 4941 7225    M | 0437 854 195
E | hayton@northernnswfootball.com.au

 

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