Glenelg's AFL talent drain
The Club fully supports players who progress to the elite level of AFL football and wouldn’t and can’t stand in the way of same. No one begrudges any player, staff member or coach bettering themselves at AFL level as it is an outstanding achievement - but it does come at some cost. Consider Glenelg’s case:
Following the Draft, the Rookie Draft presents its own peculiarities. To lose an 18 year old to an interstate Club is difficult enough, but to lose him to the Crows or Power and have him play against his own Club and mates is difficult for all Clubs. And of the course the young men who are overlooked, what is in place to assist them overcome their disappointment apart from family and a few close friends ?
This is life in the AFL for SANFL Clubs and importantly the players at our level, we are just part of the system.
Glenelg Club at a glance
We compete in one of the most competitive postcodes for hospitality in South Australia. It is a matter of quality product, quality service and price. To that end our kitchen team, led by Chef's Shane and Luke, have done a great job in producing quality meals for the bistro, special nights, functions and even Sunday breakfasts – in fact we have served 49,208 meals for the year. Check us out for schnitzels on Mondays, Kids eat free on Tuesday and Saturday nights, Steak night on Wednesdays along with a host of other Chef Specials during the week.
Many in society are under the misconception that footy clubs are ‘blokie places’. The AFL has evidenced increased female involvement in administration and playing levels – Glenelg is no different, consider the following:
Our total staff and volunteer breakdown is that of 54.3% females and 45.67% males. Then there is participation in Glenelg’s active football programs which shows 11,411 or 36.8% are females of all ages.
2017 Club Calendar – advance notice
Congratulations to our three young guns selected in the AFL Rookie Draft this afternoon. Mitchell Hinge was selected at pick 20 and will be heading to the Brisbane Lions, Liam Mackie was selected at pick 40 and will be heading to Collingwood and Toby Pink was selected at pick 54 heading to the Sydney Swans.
We wish all three lads success in the AFL and with their move interstate.
BECOME A MEMBER IN 2017 - maintain your support by taking out an EARLY BIRD Membership. Purchase your membership prior to December 8th and you will go in the draw to WIN 1 of 2 $250 Coles/Myer Gift Cards!
With Christmas just around the corner we have made buying the perfect gift an easy task this year with our Christmas Catalogue! With money can't buy experiences, new merchandise items and savings on current merchandise, Glenelg Club dining experiences and bistro vouchers, you are sure to find something for everyone.
Join us for the biggest party at the Bay this New Years Eve. Tickets are $55 and include a 3 course meal and sparkling on arrival. There will be live music from 7:00 pm and a dance floor to let your hair down later on.
The Glenelg Club has the perfect space for your next function, from casual to formal dinners, cocktail functions, corporate meetings, conferences, product launches, fashion parades, birthday's, engagement's, wedding's and more.
The Glenelg Football Club can only survive with the support of those who care most about the Club. The reason behind our debt level of $3.4 million rests with the investment made in 2002 to upgrade a leasehold Council facility.
The Latest News for the Glenelg Football Club is proudly sponsored by Gary J Smith, We're Home. This section features regular updates on players, the club, the season and all things Glenelg with articles by Zac Milbank, CEO Glenn Elliott and maybe an occasional word from Graham Cornes.
New for 2016 the Glenelg Football Club RUNNER ... have your say about any issue around the club by sending a message to the CEO, Marketing Department, Players or Coaches and standby for their reply published online for all supporters to read.
The Fan Zone features lots of cool stuff for our supporters including new sections TigerTV, The Bay Runner, Tiger Tips and the Online Scoreboard. Old favourites still remain including Photo Galleries, The Tiger Shop for official Glenelg FC merchandise and the club song.
Tiger TV is a new feature that will gather unique insights into the Glenelg Football Club both on and off the field. Clint Alleway (Tiger Power Forward) will host interviews with players and coaches to get all the latest news, gossip, banter, tall stories etc
In 1920 the Mayor of Glenelg, John Mack, convened a public meeting to inaugurate the Club at the Glenelg Town Hall. Although no League position was available for the Club in 1920 the Glenelg Oval Association received a letter from the South Australian Football League ...
The NAB AFL Auskick program makes learning to play AFL fun, safe and easy for boys and girls. Through weekly coaching sessions they will learn the skills of the game in an exciting, social and safe environment.
Conducted at Gliderol Stadium, Age Group 5 -12 Year Olds, Glenelg Players in Attendance to run the Sessions, Sausage Sizzle at the End of the Clinic, 1 Day Holiday Coaching Clinic Friday 22nd April 2016 or 2 Day Coaching Clinic Friday 3rd & Tuesday 7th October - 10am until 12pm.