Belnorth Newsletter: Last Day for Summer Comp Nominations, Junior Raffle, Club Awards, BUFC Boys Info Session, MiniRoos Holiday Clinic, Coerver

Summer Comp Nominations Close Tomorrow

Nominations for Henk’s Summer Comp 2023/24 will close tomorrow Friday 22/9/2023.

Open to players of all abilities that are 5 years and over, including new for 2023, a dedicated Womens Only Comp!

Individualgroup and full-team nominations are all accepted.

Head over to our Summer Page for all the detailsget a team together and nominate!

Summer Comp

Junior Hardship Raffle 2023 Sales Close Sunday

Belnorth FC are proud to raise funds for their Hardship Scholarship through its end-of-season raffles.

Senior club members have already raised $1900 through their senior raffleWe reckon the Junior members can top that, with 28 prizes up for grabs, totalling $2500!

Prizes include Australia jerseysfootballs and a Junior Registration in 2024. Further details on the prizes are on the raffle page.

All raffle sales will be online here and are open until midnight, 24/9/2023.

The raffle draw will occur on 25/9/2023, with winners contacted from 26/9/2023 onwards.

Junior Raffle

Presentations, Volunteers & Club Award Winners

Another season is now in the books with our three successful presentation days now complete. It was great to see all the smiling faces at both junior and senior presentations.

Thank you to the volunteers who assisted at our junior and senior presentations: Rachel Salloum, Meg Holt, Holly Cockburn, Gerry, Molly & Daisy McInally, Darren & Jacinta Houlihan, Brendon & Jarod Lewthwaite, Liam Knight, Helena Clayton, Annie Stewart, Meg Holesgrove, Haidee & Harper Hudson, Jess Simpkins, Ben & Ruby Williams, Sean, Dea & Aidan MQueenie, Danielle Lirette, Nina Haystack, Mel Lloyd, Claire Larkin, Jess Levi, Kelly Baseler, Leah Jones, Sharon Babyack, Tom Culley and Jay Nair.

Thank you all for making our presentations a success!

There were a lot of trophies and medals handed out over the three events and we’d like to congratulate the below Club Award recipients.


  • Peter Desmond Junior Female Player of the Year: Sofia De Oliveira Cruzado
  • Peter Desmond Junior Male Player of the Year: Samuel Whittle
  • Miniroos Coaches of the Year: Candice Couper & Leon Gold
  • Junior League Coach of the Year: Neil Davill
  • Matthew Starke Memorial Award: Christian Macoun
  • Junior Club Person of the Year: Xavier Taylor
  • Sue O’Dwyer Memorial Award: U8 Platypuses
  • Henk’s Golden Whistle – Game Leader of the Year: Abby Richards
  • Henk’s Golden Whistle – Referee of the Year : Xavier Taylor
  • 10 Year Awards: Connor Holly, Elisa Walker & Matthew McCreath


  • Senior Women’s Player of the Year: Carlia Foy
  • Senior Men’s Player of the Year: Simon Keegel
  • Senior Coach of the Year: Paul Levi
  • Matthew Starke Memorial Award: Hailey Ward
  • Senior Club Person of the Year: Ben Muir
  • Sue O’Dwyer Memorial Award: SLW4 Birdies
  • Women’s Golden Boot: Mel Lloyd
  • Men’s golden boot: Joshua Argenti
  • 10 Year Awards: Leah Jones & Haylee Edwards
  • Life Membership: Ben Muir
  • Preso Best Fancy Dress Team: SLW6 Quokkas
  • Preso Best Fancy Dress Individual: Jane & Molly McInally

MiniRoos Holiday Clinic 4th October

Football Australia are running a 3-hour holiday clinic on Wednesday 4th October at Giralang 101, for boys and girls aged 4-11 years old, from 9am – 12pm.

The program is designed for beginner level players looking to stay active during the school holidays. The clinic is focused around funengagement and safety, with lots of giveaways for the kids as well. 

Register now via the PlayFootball website.

Holiday Clinic

BUFC Boys 2024 Information Night

Belconnen United FC will be hosting an online information session regarding their U12 and U13 Boys Development Squads in 2024 at 7pm, Thursday 5th October 2023.

The U12 and U13 Boys Development Squads are the first steps in the pathway to playing for our Boys NPL program. They will compete at the highest level offered to these age groups in the ACT.

While this 𝐎𝐍𝐋𝐈𝐍𝐄 information session is targeted towards parents and prospective players for these teams, new and old players for our higher age (U14-U18) NPL teams are also welcome to participate.

We will provide information about the following:

  • Our Club
  • The NPL Program
  • Our Teams and Program
  • Coach and Player Development
  • Trials and Team Selection
  • Our Program and its Benefits

To register your interest or to ask any questions, please email

Upon registering, we will send you a link to our meeting, along with all the details which will be sent to you on/or before Monday 5th of October!

Coerver ACT Holiday Camps

Coerver® Coaching Holiday Camps offer a fun filled soccer experience for boys and girls aged 3 – 16+ years. 

Northside: Monday 25 September – Thursday 28 September

Southside: Tuesday 3 October – Friday 6 October

Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm each day

Location: University of Canberra (Northside) & Trinity Christian School (Southside)

For more information, or to register, visit:

Sponsor Belnorth in 2024

With the 2023 season coming to a close, we are now on the look out for Sponsors for the 2024 season.

If you are interested in sponsoring a team with jersey sponsorship or otherwise, email

Current Belnorth FC Vacancies

The below vital roles are currently vacant.

  • Treasurer (volunteer/committee): Responsible for maintaining the financial accounts, receiving money, and paying invoices. A financial background with knowledge of bookkeeping is desirable. Belnorth’s bookkeeping is managed with Quickbooks.
  • Small Side Games Registrar (volunteer/committee): Manages the registration and running of the U10 and U11 age groups along with general committee member duties (e.g. meetings, decisions)
  • President (volunteer/committee member): Capital Football Liaison (disciplinary), Representative on External Meetings, Public Grant Administration, External Media Liaison.
  • Vice President (volunteer/committee): Responsible for assisting the President.

Every volunteer, whether a coach, manager, CVO, referee or committee member, helps the club tick.

If you want to help, please email

“The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.” – Oscar Wilde

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