A very busy Sunday at Southport RFC with the arrival of Liverpool Collegiate to our Club. As Under 6’s , we are not allowed to play games until next year, however an offer from Collegiate was very tempting none the less, but we will have plenty of chances in the future.
This week we tried to teach the children game play incorporating respect toward the referees and as they are now up to quite a competent level, will continue to play games during the session. Moving forward we will split them in to two groups to try and encourage participation by all and finally join up to have a game with all. Please feel free to move around the pitches to watch and support your child.
Congratulations to Charlie Hignett for this weeks star of the week, where does he get those good looks from!!!!
On Saturday we have been asked to play an exhibition match before the First Team play Ellesmere Port. After the match the children will then be Mascots and have their picture taken with the First Team, which we will try and get with a report in the paper, they will also get a memento of the occasion. Good News for Parents is that the club will put on a Buffet and a glass of wine for your enjoyment during the session – please remember to save a glass for the coaches!
If the children can arrive for 12.30 in front of the main stand, with the First Team game to start at 1.30pm. If you have never experienced the First Team before they are normally quite “eventful” games and well worth watching so leave the car at home as the bar will be open.
Finally for Saturday I have shirts from the Under 7’s so don’t worry if you haven’t got one, club shorts and socks would be appreciated, however again if you haven’t got them please bring dark colours preferably black.
As we would like a child to come out with each First Team member can I ask that you could confirm your involvement to me by email or text by Wednesday 9th November?
We will finish with the coaches, I mean children’s favourite game of “eggs in a basket”, as the rules seem to be a little stretched during the game, please point out any of the coaches misdemeanours as loudly as possible.
Finally a big thank you to Paul Grove (Lewis’s dad) for his help this Sunday, many more to come I hope. I look forward to seeing Bailey’s dad in his Kit this Sunday.