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  Everybody loves pizza. It’s a tasty, delicious and nutritious meal as well as an ideal go-to food for a busy family. La Gustosa Pizza, have a wide range of pizza delicacies suitable for different family sizes and palates. Situated at Northcote Plaza where you can pick up your meal or have your meal delivered to your doorstep. Visit http://www.lagustosa.com.au A message from Stefano from La Gustosa Pizza: “Besides pizza (which I absolutely love) football is another passion of mine which has taught me a lot in regards to playing as part of a team, self development and discipline. These values I was exposed to from a young age by playing football since under 11's down at Northcote Junior Football Club. These values that have been instilled into me, is…
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Round 6 fixture

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The Round 6 fixture is available online and remaining rounds are expected to be posted any day. You can access your team fixture by going to http://websites.sportstg.com/assoc_page.cgi?c=0-3913-0-0-0&a=COMPS and clicking on ‘fixture’ for your competition. If you click on the relevant team name (e.g. Northcote, Northcote Blue, etc.) you will get to the Sports TG page for your team. You will then be able to access the season fixture (when available) by clicking on ‘fixtures’, under ‘team links’ Another big Sunday with nine home games - please walk or ride to the ground if you can: Round 6 Fixture 
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Round 5 results

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In line with the AFL Junior Match Policy of prioritising participation, there is no scoring for Under 9 and Under 10 games and results are not reported. Results from the older teams for Round 5:
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Volunteer of the week

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Most of you would be familiar with the volunteers who have key roles with your team – Team Manager, Coach and Assistant Coach. In an attempt to gratefully acknowledge the contribution our many other volunteers make to helping the club run smoothly we are introducing a new newsletter item to thank our ‘Volunteer of the week’. The inaugural award goes to Vinnie Beatty. Not only is Vinnie our Grounds Manager and Committee Member, he has also taken on the joint U14 Girls Team Manager role. Here he is making sure our kids don’t have to land on dog poo, sticks or stones while they’re playing. If you’re up and about early on a Sunday and can help him out in this thankless job please let me know.
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Photo Dates

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Photo envelopes are being distributed via Team Managers in the lead up to formal team photos in the last week of May. Schedules are currently being negotiated with teams, but most photos are likely to be on Wednesday 30 May and Thursday 31 May.
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Seeking Telstra employees…

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If any of our parent group knows of any employee of the Telstra Group who would be willing to nominate the club for a Telstra grant please contact Tom Hall on tomdhall2016@gmail.com We have lots of options for what we would like to spend money on to benefit the club!
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Consideration of applying to change leagues

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In response to various concerns raised by members we have been investigating the merits of applying to change Leagues. A discussion paper with more information will be presented to members in the next few weeks. This is not a decision that the club takes lightly and we will be calling a Special General Meeting to consult with all our members. More details to follow soon.
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NJFC Football Gear

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We have almost distributed the new order of bags and have ordered another lot. If you have not collected one yet please drop by at training – if we have run out again there will be another order arriving soon. We are still waiting on the remaining training tops - sincere apologies for the delay and for the small number of errors/omissions that we have ordered replacements for.
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Safety reminder

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If you are dropping your player off by car at the home ground on busy match days please make sure that they are set down in a safe area. We don’t want any accidents crossing roads!
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Insurance cover and ambulance transport

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We take the safety of our players very seriously and our Trainers are instructed to call an ambulance if they are in any doubt as to the wellbeing of any player in their care. We therefore strongly recommend that all families maintain their own ambulance cover to ensure all costs are covered. Our insurance provides refunds of up to 90% of non-Medicare costs up to a defined limit for all players, officials and volunteers; more details are available at https://afl.jltsport.com.au. If your player is injured during a match or at training please make sure your Trainer, Coach or Team Manager knows so that an incident form can be completed to assist with any claims that may result.
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Round 5 fixture

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The Round 5 fixture has been released: Round 5 Now that grading has finished essentially a “new” competition starts, and some teams may end up playing each other once, twice or even three times over the season. A new grading process was trialled for season 2018 and the NFNL will request feedback at the end of the season, so please forward any comments to secretary@njfc.com.au for collation. The NFNL have advised that the remaining fixtures will be available later this week or early next week. Eight home games this week for what looks like a return to winter footy weather:
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Round 4 results

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In line with the AFL Junior Match Policy of prioritising participation, there is no scoring for Under 9 and Under 10 games and results are not reported. Results from the older teams for Round 4:
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Training Tops

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The first boxes of our training tops order has arrived and will be distributed via Team Managers. We are expecting the remainder of the order to arrive during the next week. Players who have registered since the order was placed will still receive a training top - it just won’t have their name on the back.
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Photo Dates

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There has been a clash with the photographer so our team photo dates will now be Tuesday 29, Wednesday 30 and Thursday 31 May. More information on team schedules and the ordering process will be available next week.
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Training Tops

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Our training tops were ordered in late March and we are expecting the order to be delivered any day now. Players who have registered since the order was placed will still receive a training top - it just won’t have their name on the back.
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Round 4 fixture

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The Round 4 fixture has been released: Round 4 U9s and U10s are not being graded but other age groups will be grouped together for the grading rounds. Divisions for each team will be known after this weekend and the fixture for the rest of the season should be available. Super Sunday with ten home games this week! If you can, please walk or cycle to the ground as parking will be at a premium.
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Round 3 results

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In line with the AFL Junior Match Policy of prioritising participation, there is no scoring for Under 9 and Under 10 games and results are not reported. Results from the older teams for Round 3:
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