Player Membership fees for 2019

Players above Colts age:         $275 – $200 if paid in full by Round 3

Colts age players:                   Free

Sponsor a player:                    $300 – $275 if paid by Round 3


  1. Membership fee for players who join the Club after Round 1 (or register to play after Round 1)  is $275, discounted to $200 if the Membership fee is paid in full within 3 Rounds of registering as a player, with half the Club Membership fee being payable prior to being eligible for selection
  2. Sponsor a player includes full Club Membership for both the sponsor and the player concerned.
  3. Players are encouraged to pay membership fees in instalments.
  4. At least half of the 2019 membership fee is to be paid prior to being eligible for selection.
  5. Monies owing for Membership, merchandise, match fees, etc from past years are to be paid in full before any monies paid will be credited towards 2019 Membership.
  6. Payments may be made by:
  7. Bank transfer to the Club’s account at Bendigo Community Bank. BSB 633 000, Account Number 133 385 310. Please ensure you put your name in the ‘Reference’ section, or
  8. By cash or card at the Club.

General membership fees for 2019

Ordinary Membership:                  $70

Social membership:                        $60

Family Membership:                      $120


Gold brick plaque:                             $74

Club 100 year history book:           $10

Payments may be made by:

  1. Bank transfer to the Club’s account at Bendigo Community Bank. BSB 633 000, Account Number 133 385 310. Please ensure you put your name in the ‘Reference’   section, or
  2. By cash or card at the Club.
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For sale

We have replaced our office furniture, so the L shaped computer desk from the original office is now surplus to requirements.

Make on offer if you’re interested.

Please call Bob on 0412 729 600

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Preseason News

Preseason has commenced for the Gosnells Hawks Football Club under new Head Coach Aaron Ballantyne and assistant coaches Shae Hayden and Paul Clements.  Aaron, a former player is excited on his appointment and is pleased with numbers at training at this early stage of the season.

Anyone wishing to join a progressive club, keep fit and enjoy a game of Australian Rules Football is invited to join or train with the Hawks Football Club at Gosnells Oval, Terrence Street Gosnells at 6 pm on Mondays and Wednesdays for preseason training.  

The club will participate in C1 league and reserves and in E3 Division of the WAAFL this season. The club will also field a team in the Ian Dargie Division of the colt’s competition. Players turning 20 in 2019 are eligible to play in that competition. The club also has a women’s team in the WAAFL. The club may also field a team in the Metropolitan Football league.   

President Michael McCaughan said he was confident all teams would perform well this season and participate in the finals. 

Other coaching appointments are Steve Davis reserves, Sam Parker E Grade, James Gliddon colt’s and Mogan Jenyns women. Mogan can be contacted on mob 0418 510 921 for further information on joining our successful women’s team.

L to R Steve Davis, Paul Clements, Michael McCaughan, Shae Hayden, James Gliddon front Sam Parker, Aaron Ballantyne, Mogan Jenyns

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Advertisers are sought for the 2018 Annual Report

1/4 page                              $85

1/2 page                              $140

Full page                              $300

Full page colour                Sold out


Please contact Bob on 0412 729 600

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Gosnells Football Club is pleased to advise, that after an extensive interview process, Aaron Ballantyne has accepted the appointment as the Club’s League Coach for 2019.

 As a former Gosnells player, Aaron is well known within the Club. Since ceasing playing, Aaron has spent a number of years coaching at both East Perth and Peel, and is an accredited Level 2 Coach.

 Aaron is a West Australian Football Commission employee, currently appointed as District Development Officer in the Peel Region.

 The Club acknowledges and thanks Corey Bertram for the time and effort he has put in over the past 3 years and we wish him well in the future.

 Corey took over as League Coach in 2016, after the Club failed to win a game in 2015, and was relegated to C2. Since taking over the League Coach role, the team made finals in 2016 in C2, a Grand Final in 2017 in C2 and was promoted to C1 in 2018, once again making inroads into the finals.

 Thanks to his efforts, the Club is now well set up for 2019 and beyond.

Brian Pettitt


Gosnells Football and Sports Club inc

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Nomination notification

In accordance with the Club Constitution, nominations for the following Committee positions are now open:

Vice President – one position, two year term, commencing 08 December 2018

Committee Members – 2 positions, two year terms, commencing 08 December 2018

Nominations are open to:

  1. Fully financial Members of Gosnells Football and Sports Club inc who are aged 18 years as at 08 December 2018
  2. Life members of Gosnells Football and Sports Club inc

Nominations, in writing, on the attached form, are to be received by 5pm Friday 12 October 2018.

Nominations are to be posted to:

                The Returning Officer

Gosnells Football & Sports Club inc

PO Box 45 GOSNELLS WA 6990

Late nominations will not be accepted

As in past years, a postal ballot will be conducted for the positions.

Candidates are invited to submit a short (1/4 page) written presentation and a photograph for inclusion with the Ballot Papers.

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Coach Applications 2019

Gosnells Football and Sports Club (Inc) invites applications for the following Coaching roles for the 2019 WAAFL and Metro League seasons:

  • League Coach – C1 WAAFL
  • Assistant League Coach – C1 WAAFL
  • Reserves Coach – C1 WAAFL
  • Thirds – E3 WAAFL
  • Colts Coach – Ian Dargie Colts WAAFL
  • Woman’s Coach – B Grade WAAFL
  • Fourths Coach – A Grade Metro League


  • Level 1 Coaching Accreditation – Level 2 preferred
  • Experience at coaching at at least C1 grade – For League team coach
  • Sound football and coaching background
  • Working With Children’s Card
  • Demonstrated leadership and communications skills


Gosnells made finals in C1, C1 Reserves and E3 Grade in 2018 and the Club is seeking further improvement in 2019.

The Club has a large pool of young Colts players and is seeking to achieve further development within existing pool of players, as well as recruiting additional Colts age players in 2019.

Gosnells participated in the inaugural WAAFL Woman’s competition in 2018. Proposed changes in the WAWFL competition in 2019 may see a large growth in player numbers and the Club is seeking to have two woman’s teams in 2019.

Remuneration is by Honorarium

Applications close 28th September 2018 and should be submitted in writing addressed to:

The President

Gosnells Football and Sports Club (inc)

PO Box 45


Or by email to:

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The Gosnells Hawks Football Club quest for WAAFL finals glory ended at the hands of Ballajura Football Club last week when the Hawks reserves lost by 14 points in the Preliminary Final. This result was similar to last year when the team lost by 6 points to Warnbro Swans in the same final. Ballajura started strongly and had 5 goals on the board before Gosnells troubled the scoreboard attendant. Ballajura lead by 31 points at half time but Gosnells started to play exciting football and reduced the margin to only 7 points early into the last quarter. Just when the large contingent of supporters thought Gosnells would go on and win, Ballajura was able to score from a turnover in the middle of the ground and open up a 14 point margin. Despite many chances in the remaining 15 minutes Gosnells was unable to reduce the margin which ended another disappointing season for the team.

Final scores were Ballajura 9.8 (62) Gosnells 7.6 (48). Michael Handgraaf, Mitchell Withers, Ashley Pescod, and Tim Hale all played well for Gosnells.

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