CLUB NEWS 29 NOV 2017

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IN THIS NEWSLETTER

NEW ALLEYGATORS WEBSITE

Thanks to the wonderful team at Website Essentials the Alleygators website has a brand new look and feel. For the 2018 season you will be able to use the website to find out when home games are on, what's happening at the club, latest news, opening hours and lots more. There is still a bit of work to do but if you like what you see so far let us know! Send us your feedback.                                                               

TWO MORE SLEEPS TO OUR CLUB CHRISTMAS PARTY

The Gator Elves have been busy packing the good bags for the FREE Christmas Extravaganza presented by Coast Creek Country Real Estate this Saturday. Call into the club from 1pm to 7pm and enjoy a great day of live music, lots of entertainment, a visit from Santa by Helicopter and a stunning display of fireworks for all to enjoy. Thanks to the Doherty boys and Cremin kids for their help.

SENIORS NEWS

A reminder to join us at the club on Friday, 1st December for an afternoon session with Chris "Choppy" Close and new senior A Grade rugby coach Van Humphries. Free finger food will be available, tickets for the mega raffle will be on sale and we will be giving out lucky door prizes.

JUNIOR NEWS

The off-season Junior Rugby Union Program for 2017 registered players U10’s - U17’s started last night, 29th November 5pm-6.30pm. It will run for three weeks. For further information or to confirm attendance please email Ryan Roberts coaching@alleygators.com.au 

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MEMBERS RAFFLE CASH PRIZE

Congratulations to C Preston who won the members raffle. The raffle this Thursday will be for $500. Jag the Joker prize money is at $1050 this Thursday.

It only costs $6 to become a club member. You get discounts off food, drinks and merchandise.

Enquire at the club or call the club on 5598 5228 if you want to know more details. 

ALLEY BOARDRIDERS

Thanks you to Brad Smith, Dallas Halford & the Alley Boardriders for holding their annual presentation night at Alleygators last Saturday night. A great night was had by all. If you are looking for a great place to hold your next function call the club on 07 5598 5229.

WHAT'S ON AT THE CLUB

ROUND THE BAR WITH CHRIS CLOSE DECEMBER 1st
Free finger food. Raffles. Lucky door prizes.

LIVE KARAOKE DECEMBER 1st
Be entertained at the club this Friday.

FREE COMMUNITY FUN DAY DECEMBER 2nd
This Saturday from 1pm to 7pm.  Everyone welcome.

WILD HEART DECEMBER 8th
Enjoy live music at a great venue.
 
 
 
 
 
 

CLUB SPONSOR SHOUT OUT

Big thanks to Rocket Concrete Pumping for getting involved in our Club Christmas Extravaganza. Rocket are a locally owned and operated business operating since 2005 and have over 20 years of industry experience. They service the Gold Coast, Brisbane and Tweed regions. Get in touch with Rod and his team if you need any pump type services.

RUGBY CORNER

PBC Alleygators are delighted to announce that former 1st grade premiership winning prop Alex “Bear” Holmes is returning home to the Gators in 2018. 

Alex is a Gator junior and he will add much needed starch to our front row.  

You can read Alex’s full playing history including stints in the NRC with North Harbour Rays and with RC Narbonne in France below.  

It’s great to have you back home Alex!

ALEX HOLMES PLAYER PROFILE

How long have I been an Alleygator: 10 Years

Best Alleygators Memory: Winning the premiership in 2012

Teams/Experiences since last gators game: ProD2 club Narbonne in France, Sydney Rays in the NRC, GPS Rugby Club and Bond University Rugby Club.

Looking forward to most: Helping the club rebuild and leading the team to another premiership.

Age: 25

Weight: 110Kg

Height: 181cm

Favourite Place: Gold Coast

Favourite Food: Sushi

Favourite Player: Simon Rezo

Playing Portfolio

  • 2016 GPS Rugby Premier Grade Team
  • 2015 Bond University Premier Grade team
  • 2013-2015 RC Narbonne (Centre de Formation/Pro) - Espoirs Champions de France 2014/2015
  • 2012-2013 Gold Coast Breakers Premier Grade
  • 2011-2012 PBC Alleygators First Grade 
  • 2011 Gold Coast Breakers Premier Colts (U/19s)
  • 2009-2010 Bayonne Rugby Club (France) Crabos and Centre de Formation Member
    Junior Club - 2003-2009 PBC Alleygators Gold Rugby Union 

Representative Portfolio:

  • 2015 NRC North Harbour Rays
  • 2009 South Coast Schools Representative
  • 2009 QLD Country Representative
  • 2009 QLD Secondary Schools Representative
  • 2009 QLD U/17's Representative
  • 2008 National Talent Squad Australia 
  • 2008-2009 Gold Coast International Rugby College Member
  • 2006-2009 Junior Breakers Representative
  • 2005-2008 Gold Coast Cyclones Representative 

RAFFLE PRIZES

1st Prize: DHD  Surfboard - Darren Handley Designs

2nd Prize: 2 nights accommodation Jellyfish on Currumbin

3rd Prize: Sonar Expresso Bike

4th Prize: Mega Christmas Hamper 

Runner up prizes : 

6 Admission tickets to Tweed River Jockey Club
Michelle’s Hair Studio Voucher
Tweed City Kids Gift Pack
The Pines Gift Pack
Petries Cottage Voucher
Total Value $400

IN THE HAMPER

  • Carton of Great Northern Beer
  • $50 Club Bar/Bistro voucher
  • 1 Bottle of Red Wine
  • 1 Bottle of White Wine
  • Round Beach Towel
  • Girls ‘Shopkins’ gift
  • Boys ‘Die Cast Car’ Set
  • Mouthguard Challenge Game
  • Aqua Slicer
  • Whistle Rocket
  • Dartboard
  • Nerf Firestrike
  • Luxury Christmas Crackers, Chocolates, Shortbread, Candy stockings, Advent Calendar
  • 5th Prize: $250 voucher and Admission for two to Crystal Castle

LAUNCH OF LOCAL BUSINESS DIRECTORY

PBC Alleygators recognises the importance of local community support and thought it would be a great initiative to connect local businesses that support the club to Alleygators members. So if you are a member of the Gators and need a professional business or service check out our directory and know that you are supporting local. For all Business Directory Enquiries please contact Nick Pearce on 0414 502 442.                                                

AGM DATE REMINDER

The Annual General Meeting and Special General Meeting (immediately prior) will take place at Palm Beach Currumbin Rugby Club, Bienvenue Drive Currumbin Waters Qld 4223 on 4th December 2017, commencing at 6.00 pm.

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