Minor leaguers return to the park

Expect to see Kerry Mead Park again filled with youngsters most afternoons as the Glen Innes Magpies Minor League Club prepare to return to training.

Four registration days have been set up for anyone wishing to suit up for the Magpies in 2013. They are Monday February 4, Thursday February 7, Monday February 11 and Thursday February 14 at 3.45 at Mead Park.

Registrations after that will be accepted at Robyn Willis First National.

Players will not be permitted to train until registration fees are paid.

Training will commence on Monday, February 4, for under 14s and 16s and continue Monday and Thursday’s until the end of the touch football season when it will revert back to Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Under 8s, 10s and 12s will train on Thursday’s only commencing on February 14.

Girls league-tag has been given the vote to go ahead the 13-15 years age group.

Training will commence for the girls on Monday, February 11. Girls training will be Tuesday afternoons after touch season.

The minor league season is slated to start on March 16.

Glen Innes has appointed  coaches to all grades aside from the under 8s and are looking for someone to take on the role. If anyone is interested to coach the under 8s please contact Wayne Williams.

Danny Armstrong and Craig Treasure will coach the under 16s, Adam Hillier and Andrew Hodgson will lead the under 14s, Robert and Simon O’Brien have signed up to coach the under 12s and Wayne Williams and Craig Wise will coach the under 10s.

The club is interested in more helpers putting their hands up for the upcoming season.

Training courses for coaches, League Safe and first aid officers will run during February and March, see Wayne or register your interest when registering your child.

o Ready to go: (Back L-R) Brent Williams, Charlotte Grob, Anna Sharman and Mikielee Snow. (Front) Damon Williams, Harison Grob and Jai Williams.

o Ready to go: (Back L-R) Brent Williams, Charlotte Grob, Anna Sharman and Mikielee Snow. (Front) Damon Williams, Harison Grob and Jai Williams.