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2017 SRC & Bronze Medallion Course

A number of people have enquired about the 2017 SRC & Bronze Medallion Course for yourself or child.

The cost of the course is $150 payable to GPSLSC at the commencement of the course. You will need to attend all sessions to attain the qualification.

The 2017 course will be run on Sundays commencing on 14th May 2017, with final assessments on 18th June 2017.

 

On 14th May we will meet at GPSLSC at 2.00pm for;

Information and sign on session

Online login details (bring your laptop/ipad /phone that you will be using to complete the online components – so we can ensure you have access to the online information)
The course costs $150.00

We will then go to Town Pool for the;

Pre-qualification Swim at town pool (swimmers/towel/goggles)
(If you do not reach the required time, you will have another opportunity, this will be discussed on the day)

Surf Rescue Certificate

Surf Rescue Certificate minimum age to complete is 13 years. This award will allow you to be a part of the patrols for Gove Peninsula Surf Life Saving Club.

The SRC certificate is not only for members under 15, it is also a great way to prepare for a Bronze Medallion if you are new to surf, not such a strong swimmer or want to help with water safety for your children during Sunday mornings and junior carnivals.

You are required to complete a 200 metre swim in 5 minutes or less, in a swimming pool of no less than 25 metres. Training will involve surf awareness, basic first aid, resuscitation, surf skills, rescue techniques and patrols. Online learning needs to be completed during the course. Practical on the job training will also be conducted with GPSLSC patrols.

On completion of training and practical’s all candidates are required to attend a compulsory assessment that will involve demonstrating competency in all the skills you have learnt. Successfully completing the course requires commitment and application. On successful completion of the course, participants will receive their Surf Rescue Certificate (SRC)

Bronze Medallion/Certificate II in Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue)

The Bronze medallion is the minimum requirement for a surf lifesaver. This award is open to all members over the age of 15 and involves training in surf awareness, survival, patrol and rescue procedures, emergency care as well as anatomy and physiology.

As a patrolling member for Gove Peninsula Surf Life Saving Club, you will need to have the Bronze Medallion/Certificate II in Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue) award. If you are new to the club this is a great way to get to know people.

A reasonable level of fitness is required as candidates will be involved in simulated ocean rescues (and do real rescues once qualified) using various types of rescue equipment. You are required to complete a 400 metre swim in 9 minutes or less, in a swimming pool of no less than 25 metres. Online learning needs to be completed during the course. Practical on the job training will also be conducted with GPSLSC patrols.

On completion of training and practical’s all candidates are required to attend a compulsory assessment that will involve demonstrating competency in all the skills you have learnt. Successfully completing the course requires commitment and application. On successful completion of the course, participants will receive their Bronze Medallion / Certificate II in Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue).

If you have any questions please email GPSLSC at govesurfclub@gmail.com

Alison Snowden

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Gove Junior Rugby League NT Trials

Good Morning Govites

Don’t we have a treat for you coming up in April! We have the opportunity to showcase your gifted talents in front of a selector who is coming to Gove to select some fine specimen or women to go over and join the NT Titans team.

The ages we are looking at are from U14s to U18s

So if that sounds like you come on down to the Nhulunbuy Primary School fields every Wednesday from 5pm – 6pm Starting 22/03/17

What to bring
– Boots
– Shoes
– Loose fitting clothing / sports Wear
– Any required strapping
– Any required Protective
Note: If you have a medical condition please let the coaches know prior to training.

NB: All players coming to the trials are also required to be registered players to the NTNRL if you have any enquiries the team will be down there to help out.

Good luck and see you there!

 

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2017 Wet Season Mixed Comp Starts Monday 20 Feb

Hey Everyone

Sign on / registration of players and teams starts Monday 13 Feb. There are several ways to do this:

1. If you played last season you are already registered, we just need to know the name of the team you’re going to play with and of course payment to play.

2. If you didn’t play last year you will need to complete a registration form, which will be available at Hindle Oval Monday 13 Feb 5 – 6pm and Monday 20 Feb prior to first game of the competition at 6:30pm. You can not play unless you have completed a registration form but you will have 4 weeks to make payment.

How to make payment:

Payment can be made to Gove Touch Association via direct deposit BSB: 735-304 ACCT: 071905 Reference your First and Last Name; or
I will be at Hindle Oval Monday 13 Feb @ 5-6pm to take payment and have registration forms; or
you can pay Monday 20 Feb prior to first game of the competition at 6:30pm up until Monday 20 March .

Fee Structure: $60 for seniors, $50 for School students who can also use your sports voucher.

NOTE: From the competition start date, Monday 20 Feb you will have 4 weeks to pay your registration. As of Monday 20 March if your registration is not paid you will not be able to play.
Please see GTA if you require additional assistance and each situation will be considered case by case.

Really looking forward to another great season of touch so get you mates together and see you there.

Cheers

Stanford Forbes
Gove Touch Association President
e. presidentgtouch@hotmail.com
m. 0428 767 616

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Saints appoint coaches, partnership with Datjala and more!

John Rann and Shane Ogg have been appointed joint coaches to lead the Saints charge into the 2017 GAFL Season.  Both Rann and Ogg were involved in other capacities last year with Rann in charge of player management and Ogg as an assistant to outgoing coach Des O’Sullivan. Saints officials felt Rann and Ogg were the men best suited to improve on last years heartbreaking Preliminary final loss to eventual premier Nguykal. (more…)

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Djarrak Football Club recruiting for 2017

Djarrak Football Club are currently recruiting players for 2017. If you are looking to get the best out of yourself this Gove AFL Season then look to Djarrak Football Club. We provide proven pathways to the NTFL with both Senior and Junior players representing Darwin Buffaloes, structured coaching panel that includes AFL playing experience and a culturally safe club.

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Gove football players make most of Rirratjingu program

GOVE footballers have become integral parts of the progressive Rirratjingu football program.

One of several social programs evolving from the Rirratjingu Aboriginal Corporation, Australian football has become a vehicle for healthy lifestyle and improved social outcomes.

The corporation’s motto is better people make better players, where they develop the person before focusing on their football ability.

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Local Rugby Club Seeks Sponsors

EARU are seeking local businesses support to sponsor Player’s Kits for our Senior Men’s, Youth U18 boys and Women’s teams, who will be competing in the Coca Cola Hottest 7s in the World in Darwin 21st & 22nd January 2017.

EARU have a strong 7s background, competing in Sevens tournaments in Darwin, QLD, NSW & Singapore for many years. Our teams regularly make the finals had have won the Barra Final in the Hottest 7s in previous years.

This year 3 of our local based players have been selected as NT 7s representatives to compete in National 7s.
Rhys Mulholland has just returned from The National Men’s 7s in Adelaide, NT coming 4th out of 12 National teams competing.
Koby Snowden & Josh Winderlich will be travelling to Perth in December with NT Youth Boys to play against the best 7s teams in Australia.
These boys will all be playing in the Coca-Cola Hottest 7s In The World in January.

EARU are proud of our strong 7s teams.

It would be great to showcase local business logos on our playing kits. We have sponsorship options for the front, back and sleeves of the jerseys, the back of the shorts. All sponsor logos will also be placed on the back of the team Polos and training singlets. You might like to sponsor one team or all three.

Please contact EARU Committee via this page, email eastarnhemrugbyunion@gmail.com or call 0402 865 706 to discuss options.

Kits will be ordered through Tsunami next week to be ready for the tournament in Darwin 21-22 January at Land Rover Rugby Park, Marrara.

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Jarryd Hayne To Take Nick Kyrgios’s Spot And Pursue Dream Of Playing Olympic Tennis

Former NRL, NFL and Fijian 7s star Jarryd Hayne has jumped at the opportunity to fill Nick Kyrgios’s spot on the Australian Olympic tennis team, saying it was a chance to pursue his lifelong dream.

“Playing for the Parramatta Eels, playing for the San Francisco 49ers, playing for Fiji – all of this was just a stepping stone to going out on court in the men’s singles, and possibly the mixed doubles, in Rio 2016,” Hayne said.

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