Entries by MichelleMC2211

Welcome to the Cannons, JR Fitness Coaching!

We’re excited to announce a new Gold Sponsor for the Canada Bay Cannons in Season 2019, with JR Fitness Coaching joining our sponsorship panel. The man behind JR Fitness Coaching is Justin Rosales. Justin is a local personal trainer, running group and individual training sessions in the Drummoyne area. Justin was introduced to AFL by […]

Junior Girls AFL: A Sport that Needs a Change

How growth at the grassroots is being stunted Teenage girls playing junior AFL at St Luke’s Oval are getting ready in a small, cold public toilet block while boys are in the comparative luxury of purpose-built dressing sheds next door. Officials at the Canada Bay Cannons’ home at Concord’s St Luke’s Oval say they are […]

U15 Youth Girls Father’s Day Fairytale

The Canada Bay Cannons U15YG completed a fairytail season in a Father’s Day Grand Final Showdown, with an 18 point win against the Maroubra Saints at Olds Park. Despite playing away from home on a cold, overcast, Sunday morning – but inspired by their pre-match rendition of Advance Australia Fair – the Cannons were on […]

U15 Youth Girls Preliminary Final

The Canada Bay Cannons U15YG booked a spot in the Grand Final after a bone-crunching, gutsy slog against the Glebe Greyhounds on Sunday afternoon at Wagener Oval. The Cannons made the best of the conditions in the first quarter and were able to establish a two goal lead at quarter time after some nervous but […]

Elimination Final: U13-2 Cannons v St Ives

Never say die There was a palpable sense of excitement around lunchtime at Acron Oval on Sunday as the Canada Bay U13/2s prepared themselves for an Elimination Final against St Ives. The sun was shining but the chilly, gusty wind was cold and added to an uneasy tension. It was at this very venue in […]

U15 Youth Girls: Round 15

The Canada Bay Cannons U15YG locked down third spot on the ladder and a home final with a convincing win against East Sydney Bulldogs at Trumper Oval. Led magnificently by Captain Charlie, the Cannons took control of the match early with the run, handball and team work that eluded them last week against the Panthers […]

U13-3 Cannons: That’s a wrap

That’s a wrap! In chilly conditions, our Cannons took the field for the last time in Round 15 as we took  another competition heavyweight, the Manly Bombers. And didn’t our Cannons come out with all guns blazing. The first quarter was definitely an arm wrestle with Bombers managing a solitary behind. Our boys scrambled hard in defence […]

U13-3: Round 14

Canada Bay Cannons U13-3 v Easts Round 14, Trumper Park For Round 14,  we ventured out to Trumper Park where, once again, we took on the competition leaders East Sydney. The points may not have gone our way, but our Cannons dug deep and pushed the Bulldogs at every quarter. The first quarter started well […]

Round 14: U12 Youth Girls

Canada Bay Cannons U12 Youth Girls v Moore Park Tigers Round 14, Bat and Ball Oval A sun drenched Bat and Ball Oval was the venue for a nail biting come from behind win for the Cannons U12YG team against the Moore Park Tigers. The Tigers were hungry and came out strong in the first […]