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TVFC club training night a success

Heavy rain and a waterlogged ground can only mean one thing – it must be time for a club training night!

For the second time this year TVFC held a club training night with the the spectre of a big rain storm ready to drench participants. Despite the rain and cold, there was a good turn out with representation from Under 7 MiniRoos right through to Seniors.

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During the training sessions, the playing group rotated through a number of drills including shooting practice, throw ins and other fundamentals, one-on-one techniques and of course, everyone’s favourite Foot-Golf! Each drill was run by a senior player – thanks to John, Mark, Matt, Ash, Casey, Alec, Campbell and Lachie.

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The highlight of the night for many would have been the ‘Seniors vs Juniors’ match that was played at end of the session. The rules stipulated seniors could only have 2 touches and could not run. Seeing both Alec’s and Rudy’s fast ‘walk’ put a smile on everyone’s face. The end result was a 2-1 victory to the Seniors – though I’m sure many Juniors will protest given the senior’s liberal ‘interpretation’ of the running and 2 touch rules.

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After the session a ‘Chicken and Chips’ fundraiser dinner was held. This dinner was a great success raising over $300 for the club. A special thank you to Shelley, Kylie, Peta, Emma and Kara, who did a marvellous job in preparing and serving the meals.

Overall the night was great success and hopefully the ‘Club Training Night’ will become a staple in TVFC culture…let’s just hope next year we can pick a night when it doesn’t rain!