21 results for author: Cheltenham FNC

Ryan’s locked in for 2020

The committee is pleased to announce that Des Ryan has been reappointed as Senior Coach for the 2020 season. “Des and his coaching team have done an excellent job of developing the current playing list and we are thrilled to be able to reappoint Des before the end of season," President John Graham said. "Not only ... More

Towards Zero Round’s extra meaning

When Jack Worrell was 14, his whole life changed when his mum died after an oncoming car hit hers in a head-on crash. Now, the Cheltenham Football Netball Club captain and his brothers are part of the TAC’s Towards Zero round to promote road safety. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYZejNhCB1o Cheltenham Football Club ... More

Sport delivers a feel-good factor

SPORT and physical activity make people feel better about their bodies, even if they don't lose weight or change shape, a new international study has found. Researchers from the University of Toronto looked at more than 200 studies from Australia and other countries.  The Canadian researchers found being active led ... More

Schoolboy star gets Sandy Dragons call up

With school football resuming, it was no surprise the Sandringham Dragons had to make a lot of changes to their team to play the Dandenong Stingrays in the NAB League on Sunday. What did lift a few eyebrows was one of the inclusions. Cameron Blitsas, 17, was called up after some excellent performances this season for ... More

Cheltenham supports TAC’s Towards Zero

Cheltenham Football Netball Club is getting behind the TAC’s Towards Zero campaign to help raise awareness for safety on our roads with the ultimate aim of no road deaths and serious injuries.  The TAC has launched this targeted campaign through grassroots clubs to raise awareness in the heart of the community about the ... More

Trevor Barker inducted into Hall of Fame

One of St Kilda’s favourite sons has been elevated to the AFL Hall of Fame.Trevor Barker, the high-flying, blond-haired No. 1 became the 16th St Kilda player inducted into the Hall of Fame tonight, rightly recognised in the pantheon of AFL greats.No Saints player has been closer to the hearts of fans than Barker.... More

208cm former VFL ruckman signs at Chelt

Cheltenham was due for some good fortune. A fortnight ago the Rosellas lost their 2019 marquee signing, former Adelaide Crows wingman and Sandringham VFL co-captain Myke Cook, with a season-ending knee injury. A few weeks earlier another of their former Sandy VFL players, key forward Josh Fox, had also gone down with an ... More

McTaggart boots seven as Chelt routs Bentleigh

Winning and setting up the season. The price? A few knocks. A bit of pain. Some exhaustion. Cheltenham coach Des Ryan spelled out the day’s mission on the whiteboard in the changerooms before the Anzac Day match against Bentleigh at the Jack Barker Oval. Two-and-a-half hours later his Rosellas had the prize, four ... More

Teen talent coming through at Chelt

It was Round 1 and Cheltenham coach Des Ryan saw it as a time to promote young talent. So the Rosellas went into last Saturday’s season-opening match against Dingley at the Jack Barker Oval with four 17-year-olds: Cameron Blitsas, Luke Garnaut, Cameron Taylor and Finn Ryan. And the teenagers acquitted themselves well ... More

Anzac Day Luncheon

For the first time, Cheltenham will host its traditional Anzac Tribute Game, on Anzac Day. For the past 15 years, the game has been held on either the weekend prior, or after, Anzac Day. However in 2019, the Rosellas will take on Bentleigh on Thursday April 25th at Jack Barker Oval. The pre-game luncheon is one of the ... More