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Champion of Champions Round 2
23 Sep 2016
This weekend is round 2 on the Champion of Champions Competition. Springwood United Football Club has two teams representing the Nepean Football Association after finishing first in division 1 this season. 
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Championship Series Finals
24 Aug 2016
This weekend is the end of season Championship Series Finals at Jamison Park. Springwood United are pleased to announce that the club will be represented by 4 teams.

U12G/1 v Lowland Wanderers - 11am Saturday 27/8.

U14/3 v St Mary's Convent - 12pm Saturday 27/8.

U15/1 v St Clair - 2pm Saturday 27/8.

AAM/3 v Colo - 1pm Sunday 28/8.

Congratulations to all these teams for making their respective finals. On behalf of the Club, we wish you all the best this weekend.
 
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Long Service Awards
2 Aug 2016
On Junior Presentation Day and at the AGM the Club likes to recognise members who qualify for a Long Service Award for 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 years' service. 
2016 Competition Winners
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2016 Competition Winners
27 Jul 2016
Congratulations to the following teams who have secured first place in their respective competitions: 
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2016 Championship Series
27 Jul 2016
Last weekend (23rd and 24th July) was the last scheduled round of the competition for teams involved in 6 and 8 team competitions. Teams involved in 10 team competitions will conclude on the weekend of the 6th and 7th August 2016. 
Springwood United Football Club supports the ‘shoosh for kids’ campaign
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Springwood United Football Club supports the ‘shoosh for kids’ campaign
16 Jun 2016
Keep comments positive, otherwise shoosh!
Local sporting clubs will be working together to encourage positive sideline behaviour this winter season. 
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Matt Dyer Memorial Striker Scholarship
3 May 2016
Golden Boot Striker School is continuing in 2016 with offering the ‘Matt Dyer Memorial Striker Scholarship’ to strikers, attacking wingers or an attacking midfielder within the U12-U18 age group.
For those that are interested in obtaining more information please refer to the attached document.
 
Win A Pizza Party For Your Team!!!
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Win A Pizza Party For Your Team!!!
2 May 2016
Winmalee Pizza would like to offer you the chance to win a Pizza Party for your team! 
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Code of Behaviour for Spectators & Parents
28 Apr 2016
Spectators & Parents are reminded that the club has a Code of Behaviour for Spectators and Parents that they need to abide by. 
Team Photos Season 2016
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Team Photos Season 2016
27 Apr 2016
The committee has selected Supershots Sports Photography for Season 2016 Team Photos. Please see attached for the packages available to players and parents. 
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Appointment Canteen Manager
11 Apr 2016
The committee is pleased to announce Agnes Zalan and Tony Pipe as the new Canteen Managers for SUFC. 
Brewed Awakening come on board as a Silver sponsor
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Brewed Awakening come on board as a Silver sponsor
16 Mar 2016
Springwood United Football Club are pleased to announce Brewed Awakening as a Silver sponsor for 2016.

With over 10 years’ experience as a mobile barista, Trev strives to provide high quality coffee, experimenting with his own artisan blend of beans from local Blue Mountains Coffee Roasters in the Valley Heights. 
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Dominos Springwood - Bronze sponsor for 2016.
8 Mar 2016
Springwood United Football Club are pleased to announce Dominos Springwood as a Bronze sponsor for 2016.
Domino's Pizza Springwood offers fast delivery within the Springwood area. Check out their online menu to see the wide range of pizzas, chicken, sides and desserts they have to offer. 
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Registrations re-opening for certain age groups
4 Mar 2016
The Football committee have reviewed Registration numbers in each age group.
 
Ella Baché Club Sponsor for Season 2016
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Ella Baché Club Sponsor for Season 2016
26 Feb 2016
Springwood United are pleased to announce Ella Baché as a Club Sponsor for Season 2016. 
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Summerhayes Park Project Update
25 Feb 2016
Please find below an update on the current projects occurring at Summerhayes Park 
Winmalee Pizza - Bronze Sponsor for 2016
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Winmalee Pizza - Bronze Sponsor for 2016
8 Feb 2016
Springwood United Football Club would like to welcome Winmalee Pizza as a Bronze Sponsor for 2016 
Bronze Sponsor - Anytime Fitness
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Bronze Sponsor - Anytime Fitness
3 Feb 2016
Springwood United Football Club would like to welcome Anytime Fitness as a Bronze Sponsor for 2016!! 
Bronze Sponsor - Sydney Boys Football Academy
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Bronze Sponsor - Sydney Boys Football Academy
3 Feb 2016
Springwood United Football Club would like to welcome the Sydney Boys Football Academy as a Bronze Sponsor for 2016!! 
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Seeking volunteers
2 Feb 2016
Would you like to become involved in the Football Committee and contribute to the running of the club? 
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New Club Sponsor - SJ Electric
2 Feb 2016
Springwood United Football Club would like to welcome SJ Electric as a Club Sponsor for 2016!! 
New Club Sponsor - Blue Mountains Computers
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New Club Sponsor - Blue Mountains Computers
2 Feb 2016
Springwood United Football Club would like to welcome Blue Mountains Computers as a Club Sponsor. 
SUFC welcomes Lister and Cole as major sponsors
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SUFC welcomes Lister and Cole as major sponsors
1 Feb 2016
Springwood United are pleased to announce Lister & Cole as a Shirt Sponsor for Season 2016 and a Shirt Sleeve Sponsor for all teams from U8’s through to O35’s for seasons 2017 - 2020. 
Carlos Ribeiro former SUFC player on the brink of big things in Portuguese football
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Carlos Ribeiro former SUFC player on the brink of big things in Portuguese football
7 Jan 2016
We are all products of our environment and this is no different for sixteen year old Carlos Ribeiro Junior who is chasing his football dream in Portugal. Recently, he joined FC Alverca’s Under 17 team – in the highest league in Portugal for his age group – but his journey started long before that with the help of his parents and especially his god parent, Pedro. 
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COMMUNITY COURSES IN 2015
22 Sep 2015
Dear Coaches,

If you plan to coach children between the age groups of U9-U12 (the Skills Acquisition Phase) for season 2016, Football NSW are holding a Skill Training Certificate Course at Cook Park in October. 
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Round 2 of the Champion of Champions
22 Sep 2015
Round 2 of the Champion of Champions saw our U16/1 and AAL/1 venture to Sutherland Shire on Sunday 20 September 2015. Round 2 of the competition sees the bar being raised a notch or two regarding the quality of the opposition and the standard of football. 
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2016 Junior Coaches and Managers – Expression of Interest
21 Sep 2015
SUFC are now taking applications for Coaches and Managers for the 2016 season. 
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Champion of Champions Round 1 results
14 Sep 2015
A beautiful spring day greeted our Springwood teams yesterday competing in round 1 of the Champion of Champions competition in the township of Lithgow. On a day when some people would have been tempted grabbing the beach towel and head for the water, the U16/1 and AAL/1 strapped on their boots for an afternoon of football. 
Congratulations Championship Series Finals Winners!
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Congratulations Championship Series Finals Winners!
31 Aug 2015
Over the weekend we had three teams represent our club at the Championship Series Finals.
All teams represented the club with pride and a willingness to do themselves and their families proud. They didn't disappoint.
 
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Congratulations to our Competition Winners
4 Aug 2015
Last weekend saw the final competition matches being played for season 2015. It was great to see many teams achieving positive results.
Our club has 6 competition winners! 
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2015 end of season Championship Final Series
12 Jul 2015
On the 18 & 19 July 2015, some competition teams will be playing their final matches in the regular competition season. There will be some teams who will continue past this date: 
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Summerhayes Park Re-opens
11 Jul 2015
Summerhayes Park is open again after a trying 4 weeks for the clubs teams. Business is back to usual for training and games.
The clubs committee thanks all the members for their patience and understanding during the period the fields were closed and training options were limited, games cancelled or moved to away venues. 
Socceroo visits Summerhayes
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Socceroo visits Summerhayes
11 Jul 2015
The MiniRoos had an extra special onlooker today as Matt Ryan, current goal keeper for the Socceroos, cheered on the Under 5's and 7's from the sidelines! 
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Summerhayes Park to Open Friday 10th July 2015
9 Jul 2015
The BMCC have confirmed that the work at Summerhayes Park to remove and stabilise light poles, will be completed Thursday 9 July 2015. As a result, Summerhayes Park will be open! 
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Summerhayes Park Closure update Wednesday 1st July 2015
1 Jul 2015
Representatives of the club met with BMCC at Summerhayes Park on Tuesday evening to assess the progress of the repairs to the light poles at Summerhayes Park, unfortunately the works are taking longer than expected and won’t be completed until the end of this week, this will means the fields will remain closed for training this week. 
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Congratulations to our first competition winners for 2015!
30 Jun 2015
Despite the fact that the All Age Ladies Division 1 team has three rounds to play in their competition, they have an unassailable lead. They have an 11 point buffer leading into the final three matches and are guaranteed to be crowned competition winners. 
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Update on Making Poles Safe at Summerhayes
26 Jun 2015
Council officers and the consultant engineer have determined at solution to make the poles safe at Summerhayes Park. 
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Summerhayes Park Closure update Friday 26/06/2015
26 Jun 2015
Re: Update on Making Poles Safe at Summerhayes

Council officers and the consultant engineer have determined at solution to make the poles safe at Summerhayes Park. 
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Summerhayes Park Closure update Wednesday 24/06/2015
24 Jun 2015
Dear members,
The Blue Mountains City Council are considering options regarding the removal of the effected light poles at Summerhayes Park to minimise any damage to the fields by heavy machinery. The council therefore have to take into consideration the integrity of the surface after the recent heavy rain late last week. 
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Summerhayes Park closure
17 Jun 2015
Summerhayes Sporting complex is closed until further notice.


This weekends games to be relocated to other fields.

 

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Summerhayes Sporting complex is closed until further notice
16 Jun 2015
This is inclusive of all fields, the Canteen block, Netball Courts, the Football Clubhouse, Car Park and play equipment area. No one is to enter the areas outlined above for any reason, without express permission of Councils Officials. 
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Alcohol Consumption - Junior Games
1 Jun 2015

As per governing body regulations there is to be no consumption of alcohol at fields whilst Junior Games are being played or at football activities for junior teams, this includes training. Junior teams are any team including U18 and younger. 

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Prevent Injury and Enhance Performance
31 May 2015
The information sheet attached has been provided by Club Sponsor Physiopoint Springwood. This prevention program consists of warm-up, stretching, strengthening, plyometrics and sports specific agilities. Not recommended for players 12 and under. 
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Girls Football/Soccer Development Clinics
25 May 2015
INSPIRED FROM 2015 WOMEN’S FOOTBALL WORLD CUP?

Learn from W-League and Australian representative players.

Sport and Recreation is once again excited to announce the next Girls Football/Soccer Development Clinic in North Parramatta and Rooty Hill in the upcoming July school holidays. 
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Scholarship opportunity for striker training.
22 May 2015
Scholarship opportunity for striker training. Nominations close 5:00pm Tuesday 26th May. 
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Special Olympics are seeking volunteers
20 May 2015
Special Olympics are seeking volunteers to sit on committees in the local area. On volunteer.com.au if you search Special Olympics and pop in NSW you'll be able to read about the positions that need to be filled. 
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Full draw released
26 Apr 2015
The Nepean Football Association has sent all clubs in the association an update regarding the competition for 2015, particularly in light of the matches which were washed out in recent weekends. 
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ANZAC CENTENARY PROGRAM - Sunday 26 April 2015
18 Apr 2015
NEPEAN FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION AND AFFILIATED CLUBS
ANZAC CENTENARY PROGRAM
Sunday 26 April 2015

The Board of the Nepean Football Association invite your Club to participate in our ANZAC Centenary event on Sunday 26 April 2015. All matches scheduled for this day are to commence with a minute’s silence coordinated by the match referee. 
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Soccer Balls and Merchandise
16 Apr 2015
Any teams yet to pick up their balls, they are now available at the clubhouse.

Please see a committee member at Summerhayes Park to receive and sign out team kits. 
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Vale: Matthew (Matt) Dyer
9 Feb 2015
Vale: Matthew (Matt) Dyer a long standing young player at Springwood United FC tragically passed away in a fatal accident last Wednesday.
Matt has been a player at the club since 2001 starting out as a 4 year old in the U6 Devil’s until this season as a player in the Prems Squad for Season 2015. 
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Coaches & Managers - Working with Children Check
4 Feb 2015
The Club will be requiring ALL coaches and managers (except those in O35s) to have a Working with Children Check. This means that the Club will be requiring a higher standard than that required by the Office of the Children’s Guardian. Even if the Children’s Guardians website says it is not necessary for you to have a Working with Children Check because you have a child in the team the Club still requires you to have one. 
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2015 Registrations Open
11 Jan 2015
Registrations have opened on line at MyFootballClub for 2015. The attached document provides instructions on how to register on-line.
Returning players who are born in 1997, 2000, 2003 & 2006 are required to upload a clear passport size photograph. 
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Partner Charity Support
19 Nov 2014
Our partner charity Associated Sports Australia Trust are in the running to win a website makeover as part of Kochie's Rescue My Site Competition.

Please support our partner charity Associated Sports Australia Trust and give them a vote and like or share the voting page. 
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October Newsletter from the Office of Sport & Recreation
18 Oct 2014
In this issue
Duke’s Silver now at Broken Bay
Nurturing our future leaders
Free child-safe seminars
Asian Cup countdown
Summer camp bookings now open
SportSHORTS survey
Proposed Combat Sports Regulation
Regional news: Awarding country NSW sports volunteers 
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Summer Soccer
2 Oct 2014
Here are some summer tournaments we are aware of:
YMCA Hawkesbury Indoor Soccer - 16 Stewart St South Windsor, 4587 8788.

Colo 6-a-side Outdoor Summer Comp - contact Angela Hall at admin@colosoccer.com.au or 0400 265633 if you would like to register a team. 
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Nominations for positions for 2015
27 Sep 2014
It is that time of year when nominations are called for positions on the Management Committee for the 2015 season. Some positions are for two year duration while others are for one year. 
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Boots For Kids in remote Indigenous communities
14 Sep 2014
Have your kids outgrown their boots?
Do you have last year’s boots lying around the house?
Boots for kids is a campaign asking for donations of soccer/football boots, which will be distributed to remote indigenous communities. There will be bins at Coles supermarkets in NSW and Victoria where you can take the boots. They will be cleaned up and paired with socks before being sent out.

It would be great if as many of our members as possible could support this worthy cause. 
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September Newsletter from the Office of Sport & Recreation
9 Sep 2014
In this issue
Free child safe seminar
Great value Jindabyne stays
Go for volunteer gold
Spring into kids' camps
Marathons and Mud Runs
ClubGRANTS call-out
Access all areas
Regional news – Bathurst plays host to Super Slam Wheelchair Rugby 
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Another team through to the finals.
24 Aug 2014
Congratulations to our 18/2s who today won a 'must win' game to set up a final against Colo. This is effectively a 1v1 final as these teams finished equal first in the Premiership, just separated on 'goals for'. Should be a cracking game next Sunday. 
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Finals and End of Season
18 Aug 2014
The Nepean Football Association competition finished last weekend for teams involved in 8 team competitions. The 9 and 10 team competitions will finish in the next few weeks.

The 8 team competitions will commence playing in the semi-finals this weekend. Details of matches will be finalised by Wednesday. As soon as the club is notified, information will be forwarded to the respective team managers. 
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Concussion Management in Football
17 Aug 2014
If concussion is suspected the individual should be removed immediately and not risked. 
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August Newsletter from the Office of Sport & Rec
8 Aug 2014
In this issue
The ultimate gift this Father’s Day
Sports leaders forum
Howzat for learning
NSW Water Safety Awards
Sport talks - WWCC
The best fun this school holidays
Getting some game 
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Long Service Award Nomination Form - UPDATED 4/8/14
19 Jul 2014
At last years AGM there was a motion approved for the club to recognise members with continuous 10, 15 or 20 year service for having played, coached, managed or been directly involved in Club Committees, or any combination of these roles for these periods of time. Those wanting to apply for long service recognition will need to make application to the Club Secretary prior to 15th September. Application form is attached here and is available under the Resources > Forms tab of this website. 
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Alcohol Consumption at Summerhayes
15 Jul 2014
We've received a number of complaints about teams consuming alcohol near fields after games on Sunday's. The club understands Sunday football is a social occasion and does not want to minimise our members enjoyment so ask that all members be mindful of others and familiarise themselves with the Clubs policy on alcohol consumption at the park. 
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Junior Gala Night
4 May 2014
What a great event on Friday 2nd April. Thanks to all who made it such a success - those who organised the draw, those who set up the fields and those who fed the hungry hoards - great team effort!! 
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Mobile Telecommunications Base Station
11 Apr 2014
As you may be aware, Telstra are proposing to place a mobile base station on a small leased portion of Summerhayes Park. An information brochure is attached. 
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NFA Round 1 Postponed
28 Mar 2014
The following is an extract from the NFA website - regretfully we won't be playing this weekend.

"Unfortunately, the number of field closures along with many more that are currently undecided but not looking good, have necessitated the postponement of Round 1.
 
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SEASON INFORMATION
19 Mar 2014
The NFA competition will start the on 29/30 March.
There will be no games on the Easter weekend (19/20 April).
There will be no games on the ANZAC weekend (26/27 April) EXCEPT for Prems and teams in 10 team comps.

If in doubt, please check with your manager. 
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Tim Kelly appointed coach of Premier League.
8 Feb 2014
The club is pleased to announce the appointment of Tim Kelly as coach of the Premier League for season 2014. Tim has a lengthy playing history with the club, including many years playing State League in which he was the recipient of the Player's Player award and was inducted as a life member. 
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SUFC playing Prems in 2014
29 Jan 2014
Following a review by Nepean Football Assoc, SUFC has been readmitted to Prems for season 2014.
If interested in playing please contact Sean Leehy at football@springwoodunited.com.au.
There will be an information/muster/training day this Sunday 2nd February at 5.30pm @ Summerhayes 
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Update from President of Football & Chairman - 31 October
31 Oct 2013
At a combined Football and Management Committee meeting on 30th October it was agreed the club would provide a SUFC Football Kit to all members who have lost their homes in the fires. This will include playing kit asn 2013 replacement trophies and photos. 
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SUFC Introduces Ladies Day
17 Jul 2013
The club would like to introduce what will hopefully become an annual event in our club calendar - "Ladies Day". It is to recognise the valuable contribution our ladies make representing our club in senior women's football. It is also an opportunity to promote senior women's football and the vital role it has to play for the future of junior girl players. 
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$550 FINE FOR SMOKING AT A SPORTING EVENTS
14 May 2013
Please be aware that NSW Health - Tobacco Compliance Officers will now be issuing fines to people found smoking at sporting events.
Smoking has been banned at sport venues in spectator areas since 7 January 2013 under the Smoke-free Environment Act 2000.
NDSFA have advised that they are being told Club members and spectators are still saying that they are not aware of the new regulation and have not been advised by their club - there is signage around Summerhayes Park.
Unfortunately this excuse will not prevent the individual from receiving a fine.
The fine for smoking at a sporting event is $550 to the individual smoker. 
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New Constitution adopted
5 Dec 2012
At the SGM on Friday 30th November, 2012, SUFC members voted to adopt changes to the Constitution proposed by the Board. A copy of the new Constitution can be found under 'Resources' 
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SUFC By-Laws updated
24 May 2012
The By-Laws relating to training venues has been updated. For full details please read the by Laws in the Resources section of the website.