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BMFC Appoint Interim Coaches for Remainder of 2011 Season

Belconnen Magpies have appointed their new senior and reserve grade coaches for the remainder of the 2011 season. Please click below for more information.


Senior & Reserve Grade Coach Resignations

After ongoing issues in the 2011 season the Belconnen Magpies Football Club has received resignations from both Michael Horne (NEAFL/Senior) and John Williams (Reserve/2nd Grade).

The Club is in the process of putting in place interim arrangements for the remainder of the 2011 season.

All enquiries can be directed to Belconnen Magpies Football Club General Manager Cameron Campbell.


iPod Shuffle Night Wrap Up

Attached is the wrap up from the BMFC's first ever iPod shuffle night. Great night had by all!


Four BMFC Juniors Currently Playing in NSW/ACT Rams Team

Belconnen Magpies are proud to announce that they have 4 junior players currently representing the NSW/ACT region in Under 16s National Championships. Seven boys were selected from the ACT region and the fact Belconnen alone has four of these is an outstanding achievement and a credit to the boys and their coaching/support staff.


Lexie Bennett plays his 150th as Magpies go down to GWS

Belconnen captain Lexie Bennett played his 150th game for the club last weekend when the GIANTS were host to his side in Sydney. The game was not as celebratory as Bennett would of hoped for with Belconnen going down 7.4-46 to the GIANTS 26.20-176. However mid-way through the season, the Magpies are not down and out.


Black White & Teal Cup Wrap Up

Saturday the 18th of June saw the 2011 BWT Cup at the Lyneham tennis centre. Please read the attached article for a wrap up of what was a fantastic night!


Our ACT Representatives

Please find attached a photo of the Belconnen players who are in the ACT Women’s rep team currently competing at the AFL Women’s National Championships.


Magpies Finally Get A Win!

Please read this article about the Belconnen Magpies NEAFL side finally getting their first win of the season. Hopefully the first of many!


Women Get a Kick out of Footy

The Sydney Swans have a great opportunity for all female football fans to get involved behind the Swans and support them on June 12th V Richmond for Women’s Round.  Please click the more button below for more information and how to get this great deal.


BMFC New appointment

Stephen Coate has come on board as the clubs new Junior Development Officer.

Please read attached article.


Magpies Donation Drive

On Saturday a number of Belconnen Magpies Players donated their time to Major Sponsor Westfield to help raise money for kids with disabilities.


One Vision, One Jumper, One Club Weekly Newsletter

Be sure to keep track of what is happening with the Belconnen Magpies Football Club by clicking on the Newsletter section of this page. The weekly newsletter will come out every Tuesday and be uploaded for your viewing pleasure.


Thanks Ump Round

This weekend recognises one of the most important events on the football match day Calendar. This weekend is Thanks Ump Round.


2011 Membership Drive

The Belconnen Magpies are having a membership drive this year and would love for you to sign and be a part of this great club!


Three selected in ACT Squad for Nationals

Belconnen Magpies women's players Elise O'Dea, Heather Anderson and Hannah Wallet have been selected in the ACT Squad for the upcoming National carnival.


ActewAGL AFL VIP Competition

ActewAGL are giving five lucky AFL fans the chance to win a VIP experience for two people at the Western Bulldogs v Sydney Swans game at Manuka Oval on Saturday 7 May 2011.


This Week's Fixtures

This weekend's football preview is proudly brought to you by Aussie Supplements.


Last Weekend's Results

Interesting start to the season over all grades. Please click below for more information and our weekly wrap-up which is brought to you by Secor Protective Security.


BMFC Games This Weekend 26th & 27th March

The Belconnen Magpies Football club have three practice games this weekend for the 1st grade, 2nd grade & combined 3rd & 4th grade.  All information is attached


AFL Umpires Roadshow - Belconnen Session

The Belconnen Magpies Football Club in conjunction with the AFL NSW/ACT Umpires Association will be hosting an Umpires Education Session on Thursday 17th March 2011.


GWS School Visits in Belconnen

Over two action packed days the Greater West Sydney players and coaching staff participated in a community camp designed to promote the game of AFL and also develop interest and excitement in the leagues newest franchise.


U16 Training Kicks Off

A Reminder that U16 (Division 1 & 2 Teams) Training will be commencing on Thursday 3rd March 2011, 5:30pm - 7:00pm at Kippax.


BMFC AFL Youth Girls Sign On Day

For the first time in BMFC History we will be nominating a team in the AFL NSW/ACT (Canberra) Winter Competition which runs in line with the current AFL Season.


BMFC Youth Coaching Nominations for 2011

This email is to notify everyone that the Belconnen Magpies Football Club is calling on Coaching nominations (Both head coach and Assistant Coaches) for the following sides:


One Club Unites on Footy Camp


For the first time in the Belconnen Magpies history the entire senior footballing group went on a gruelling preseason camp to Pambula together. The camp was held from Friday February 18th until Sunday February 20th and consisted of all four men’s teams, the women’s team and the under 18s working together to not only improve their fitness, but also teamwork, relationships and goal-setting.


BMFC Season Launch 2011

The Belconnen Magpies will be holding their Annual Season Launch on Sunday 20th March 2011.

Click on attachment for more information.


GWS School Visits

Current GWS players CUrtly Hampton, Jarred Harding, Andrew Phillips, Sam Darley, Nathan Wilson and Tim Seagrave will be visiting schools this Thursday 24th and Friday 25th February as part of the AFL Community Camps. 

This is a great opportunity to promote AFL within our region and to promote the GWS team which will compete in the new NEAFL competition in 2011!


U16 Transition/Information Evening

Attached is an invite for all eligible U16 players and parents to attend an Information/Transition Session for all eligible U16 footballers in the Belconnen Region.

The session will be held this Thursday night, 7:00pm at the Belconnen Magpies Golf Club.

See invite for more information.


Belconnen Magpies Golf Day

The Belconnen Magpies Golf Day is being held on Friday 25th March 2011, details are attached.  For more information please contact Matthew Hammond on 0429 167 000.



Belconnen Magpies Junior Academy


The Belconnen Magpies in November commenced an Academy for development of junior plays identifying in particular talented players from the Belconnen Cats and West Canberra Magpies Junior Under 14’s and Under 16’s teams, as well as some of the first year Under 18 players from the Club.


ACT V GWS Giants


See flyer attached for the historic first match in the ACT by the GWS Giants (who will commence in the AFL in 2012 as the 18th side) versus a representative team from the ACT.

The Belconnen Magpies have 9 players in the squad of 42 (Mal Douglas, Sam Rutland, Rhys McAlister, Nick Collins, Jordy Harper, Daniel Jordan, Ryan Turnbull, John Love and Jye Bohm), so the Belconnen Magpies should be well represented on the day.

Entry is by gold donation with all proceeds going to junior football.


Thankyou to Bob McMullan

The Honourable Bob McMullan recently retired from federal politics, and in turn resigned in his role as Club Patron after 22 years of strong service.  At the end of football season Bob was awarded Life Membership of the Belconnen Magpies to acknowledge his valued contribution over such a long period.  Club President Daryl Read recently presented Bob with a framed football jumper (per photo below), with the number 22 signifying the number of years as service as our Club Patron.


New Coaching Appointments for 2011


Belconnen's New Recruits


Belconnen Magpies Academy

The long awaited date is finally here, tomorrow night at the Kippax ovals the Belconnen Magpies Academy will kick off at 5pm.more



Training dates for 2011


Belconnen Magpies AGM


New Coaching Positions in 2011


Belconnen finish off 2010 in style



Both the U18's and Division 2 have made it through to the Grand final.more

Grand Final and Preliminary Results


Belconnen Magpies Fixture

Preliminary and Grand Final Dates 2010more

Belconnen Magpies last weekends finals results


2010 Term 3 AFL and Soccer holiday program


Magpies Presentation Night 2010

Get ready for another big night as the club gears up for the 2010 Presentation night on the 9th of October. Click here for more information.more

2000 - 2009 Team of the Decade

Saturday night saw the Belconnen Magpies recognise the best players from the Decademore

Two more players inducted into the 100 game club

Saturday night saw two players inducted into the 100 game club.more

Round 9 Results

Four wins from six grades this week for the Premier Club.more

U16 Rams squad 2010

The U16 Rams squad of 25 has been selected ahead of the national carnival next month at Blacktown Olympic Parkmore

Belconnen Magpies joins facebook

Find out all the gossip on the Belconnen Magpies facebook pagemore

Round 7 Results

4 from 5 on a weekend where it was great weather for ducks.more

The Belconnen Long Lunch a success


ACT Rep team annouced


Met the new GM- Ray Hocking


New Junior Development Officer

Justin takes over from Ashleymore

Round 5 Results

4 from 6 this week across the grades this weekend ....more

Jenno reaches that 100 mark

This weekend against Eastlake Josh Jenning will join an exclusive group of Belconnen players as he playes his 100th Games for the Belconnen Magpiesmore

Round 3 Results

Four from five this week for the Pies.more

Lovey to play 50 senior games





The Club - Belconnen Magpies

Get a snapshot of the club’s history, mergers, recent success, facilities, senior coach Brendan Read and much more...more
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