Ovingham Football Club.

The Country club in the city


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Discpline and doing things right

Posted by AL Presidente on August 7, 2012 at 10:25 PM Comments comments (1)

Player Code of Conduct

I Herebycommit to the best of my ability, to uphold the clubs code of conduct.

I must maintain a standard of behaviour and conduct in the best interests of the game, players, parents and the officials of the club and all opposition clubs, and I accept the responsibility and accountability for ensuring that the code of conduct is executed to the best of my ability.

I will respect the rights, dignity and worth of all individuals withi...

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What AFL player do you see yourself most like?

Posted by AL Presidente on March 19, 2012 at 2:50 AM Comments comments (0)

Try for a discussion point


Posted by AL Presidente on March 13, 2012 at 6:40 PM Comments comments (0)

A new breed of captain is emerging at AFL clubs – not necessarily the best player in the team, but the one best equipped to lead and inspire.

Like just about everything else in football, the role of the captain has evolved enormously.

For a long time, captaincy was relatively simple. The team’s best player was the skipper. He led the team out on match-days, tossed the coin and, since 1959, one lucky captain each season has hoisted the premiership cup at the MCG in the...

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Posted by AL Presidente on March 12, 2012 at 3:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Achievers are always looking for ways to become more successful; to reach goals more quickly and with greater assurance. And, for centuries authors have been sharing the factors that help anyone reach their goals.

If you consider achievement and achievers, you hopefully would recognize that one piece of the goal achievement puzzle is attitude.

In most goal achievement writing I’ve seen, attitude is always discussed, often downplayed and typically misunderstood in t...

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Committee meeting Agenda

Posted by AL Presidente on March 5, 2012 at 3:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Time: 08 March2012 1930

Location: OvinghamFootball Club

Called by: 2011Club Committee


I. Attendees


















II. Agenda Topics


1.     Welcome to 2012


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Posted by j.t.scott@live.com.au on February 26, 2012 at 3:40 AM Comments comments (2)

Australian Army

Awarded the Victoria Cross for Australia

Corporal Benjamin Roberts-Smith, VC, MG


For the most conspicuous gallantry in action in circumstances of extreme peril as Patrol Second-in-Command, Special Operations Task Group on Operation SLIPPER.

Corporal Benjamin Roberts-Smith enlisted in the Australian Regular Army in 1996. After completing the requisite courses, he was posted the 3rd Battalion, the Royal Australian Re...

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Club Mission

Posted by j.t.scott@live.com.au on February 10, 2012 at 4:45 AM Comments comments (0)

The Ovingham Football Club will strive to provide an enjoyable, professional and stimulating environment where all players, committee people, support staff and members are treated as an equal.

The Club will promote honesty and a commitment to the highest level of integrity where there are always open, concise and transparent channels of communication.

Players will be encouraged and are expected to partcipate at the highest level their ability, attitude and endeavors allow them.

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Posted by j.t.scott@live.com.au on February 7, 2012 at 3:30 AM Comments comments (0)

The Ovingham Football Club was established in 1897, well before the Amateur League was formed. It has had a long football history and played in several leagues, including The Uniting Church League, The Southern Metropolitan Football Association and The Central District Football Association before joining the SAAFL in 1989.


Teams from the Ovingham district were playing matches at least as far back as 1897, but the Ovingham Methodist Club was formed in 1913 in the inaug...

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The 10 Commandments of preseason training

Posted by j.t.scott@live.com.au on November 20, 2011 at 1:35 AM Comments comments (0)

1. Skills


Australian rules football is a skill based game so this must be reflected when designing a training program. Give priority to skills training. Practice skills when you are fresh. You can’t improve them when you’re tired.


2. Running


Aussie rules is also a running game. A minimum of 6 weeks is required to achieve an appropriate level of running fitness. Rush this part of training and the risk of injury is increased...

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