Gorleston Rangers 31st Annual Youth Football Tournament
Gorleston Rangers 31st Annual Youth Football Tournament
In association with Specsavers Great Yarmouth
Media partners: Great Yarmouth Mercury
Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 July 2019
Please find attached a copy of an invitation for the above named event.
Hopefully you and your team enjoyed last year’s event and will enter again this year.
The attached letter and application form will answer any queries that you may have about the tournament.
Please note that once again all age groups are five a side, under 6 to 10 playing mini soccer and under 11 and above playing with under head height restrictions.
If after reviewing these papers, you have any queries in respect of this year’s tournament, please contact me.
Last year’s event once again attracted over two hundred and twenty teams over the weekend, so early application is encouraged. Last year some of the age groups were over-subscribed.Entry is accepted on a strictly ‘first come, first served’ basis.
I hope that your team is enjoying a successful season and I look forward to hearing from you in the near future.
If you have any queries about this year’s event, please contact me. 01493 601256
See letter of invitations and application letters below
Gorleston Rangers 30th Annual Youth Football Tournament
Saturday 21 & Sunday 22 July 2018
The tournament was held over the weekend of Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd July 2018 at Ormiston Venture Academy, Oriel Avenue, Gorleston.
Two hundred and nineteen teams entered from as far away as Milton Keynes, Colchester, Ipswich, Kings Lynn and Thetford, as well as places closer to home like Norwich, Beccles, Lowestoft, Ormesby and Great Yarmouth.
The tournament was once again a great success with 98 teams battling it out on 14 pitches on Saturday and 121 teams battling it out on 16 pitches on Sunday Over 1,500 boys and girls participated in over 700 matches over the weekend.
The weekend results were as follows:
Under 7 – Costessey Eagles 2 Beccles Hornets 1
Under 7 Trophy & medal sponsors: Evans & Johns Heating and Plumbing Limited
Under 8 – Shrublands JFC 2 Gorleston Rangers Eagles 1 Under 8 Trophy & medal sponsors: Moughton Engineering Limited
Under 9 - Old Catton Lions 2 Queens Hill Panthers 0 Under 9 Trophy sponsors:
Under 10 – Gorleston Rangers Harriers 1 Gorleston FC Spitfires 0
Under 10 Trophy sponsors: Terry Moore Carpets
Under 11 – Kirkley & Pakefield Ajax 1 Old Catton Pumas 0
Under 11 Trophy Sponsors: Lovewell Blake LLP
Under 12 – Costessey Reds 2 Dereham Town Town 0
Under 12 Trophy sponsors: Carl Annison Paving
Under 13 – Norman Wanderers Blues 2 Gorleston Rangers Hawks Whites 0
Under 13 Trophy sponsors: Brewers Chip Saloon
Under 14 – St Johns Black 4 St Johns Gold 1
Under 14 Trophy sponsors: 3Sun Group
Under 16 – Gorleston Rangers United 2 Gorleston Rangers City 1
Under 16 Trophy Sponsors: Specsavers, Great Yarmouth
Under 11 Girls – Gorleston Rangers Diamonds 1 Gorleston FC Emeralds 0
Under 11 Girls Trophy sponsors: Great Yarmouth Lions Club
Under 13 Girls – Bungay Black Dogs 1 Waveney ‘A’ 0
Under 13 Girls Trophy sponsors: Great Yarmouth Lions Club
All of the under 7 and under 8 participants that didn’t reach the finals were presented with GRFC commemorative medals after they’d completed their matches. All of the teams that entered the under 7 (pre-season) festival were presented with GRFC commemorative medals after they’d completed their matches. No scores were recorded in this age group. A few teams didn’t pick up their medals, if you were one of them, please contact Chris Dunne on 01493 601256.
The Club are very grateful to Jamie and Darren from Norfolk Hire Limited for arranging for a truck and Lee Gooch from Gooch & Son for arranging a truck and trailer to pick up the 5 a side goals and equipment and transporting to and from the venue. Thanks to Jamie & Darren for the use of a truck over the week end.
The Club would like to go on record to thank Simon Hannant, Ormiston Venture Academy groundsman and his assistant Matt Huggins for their assistance over the weekend.
Special thanks to Paul Clements for once again for supplying us with a rubbish skip free of charge. This was greatly appreciated.
Also, thanks to club photographers Jamie & John Powell.
Our committee members, parents, friends, managers and families that manned the BBQ and drinks stall all once again did a sterling job.
The club is very grateful to its individual team managers, committee members, friends, parents, associates, referees, St. John Ambulance, Ormiston Venture Academy, trophy and medal sponsors, Great Yarmouth Mercury and programme advertisers for their support in making the tournament possible.
A special thank you for all of the teams that supported our tournament.
Gorleston Rangers Presentation Night 2018
Comittee members (Left to Right) G. Gibbins Club Secretary--M. Daniels Club Welfare
C.Dunne Club Chairman (not pictured S. Read Club Treasurer)
Gorleston Rangers FC founded in 1984 held its Annual Presentation Evening at the Ocean Room to mark the end of the 2017/2018 season on Sunday, 20 May 2018. The Club entered 31 teams in the Norfolk and Suffolk Youth League, 4 teams in the Norfolk Women’s and Girls League. Probably the largest youth football club in Norfolk, GRFC is a Charter Standard Development Club. All football coaches at the Club have undertaken coaching qualifications, hold First Aid certificates and have been subject to CRB/DBS clearance. The Club holds mid-week sessions for U5 and U6 players, under 6 to 11 girls and a Saturday Morning Soccer School in preparation for Development Football from U7 onwards. The highlight of the year is the Annual Club Tournament to be held at the Ormiston Academy in July which this year has already attracted over 150 teams from all over East Anglia with ages ranging from Under 6 to 16.
The Club has once again had a very successful season with the following teams winning league and cup honours:
Under 7 Ospreys – NSYL Fair Play award winners
Under 8 Kestrels – NSYL Fair play award winners
Under 9 Hawks – NSYL plate runners up
Under 11 Hawks – NSYL plate winners
Under 12 Hawks – NSYL cup runners up
Under 12 Golden Eagles – NSYL division 2 winners
Under 13 Girls – NWGFL cup runners up
Under 13 Hawks – NSYL division 1 winners, NSYL cup winners and Colchester open cup winners
Under 15 Eagles – NSYL division 1 runners up
The Annual Presentation Evening provides the opportunity for the Club to showcase its achievements and celebrate together with each player receiving an individual trophy in recognition of their commitment to GRFC. In addition to individual trophies, each team manager selects a Manager’s Player, Players’ Player, Supporters’ Player and Clubman who receive an extra trophy in recognition of their achievements. The Presentation Evening at the Ocean Room, sponsored by Specsavers (Gt. Yarmouth) was attended by nearly 1000 people.
The Club is looking to expand next season and will be offering opportunities for both boys and girls who wish to play football. We are currently recruiting managers and coaches for some new teams, the Club will pay for all their coaching and related qualifications. For further information and details on how to join Gorleston Rangers FC, contact either Club Chairman Chris Dunne on 01493 601256 or Club Secretary Graham Gibbins on 01502 730923.
Under 16 players Abi Bell and Ethan Jerome collected engraved glass trophies to commemorate playing all of their youth football at Gorleston Rangers FC.
Paul Blissett was the Lee Dorothy Memorial Award winner for his outstanding contribution to the club during the last few years.
Joel Ross from the mini hoops group was the winner of the penalty shoot out competition and won £20 and the golden boot trophy for his efforts.
The free cash draw winners were:
1st prize £100 – Max Braddick
2nd prize £50 – Courtney Abbott
3rd prize £25 – Haydn Patterson
Click link for web page http://www.gorlestonrangersfc.org.uk/
Gorleston Rangers FC 2015 Christmas Raffle Results
Gorleston Rangers FC would like to thank Jill and David for once again allowing us to host our Christmas Raffle at the Keville Arms. The Club would like to thank Club treasurer Sheila Read and her husband Jamiefor folding up the majority of the tickets. Also thanks to Mark Daniels, Andy, Bea and Abi Bell for their assistance on the evening to ensure that the raffle went smoothly. Once again the raffle was superbly supported by players, parents, friends and associates with this year’s ticket sales amounting to £3,524. The Club is very grateful to Specsavers, Great Yarmouth for their continued support.
|2nd||32 inch TV||11605||Peter Cuff|
|3rd||£100 cash||11945||Lee Pollard|
|5th||Specsavers voucher Â£125||1065||Neil|
|6th||Ted Baker beauty set||11502||Lee|
|7th||Food hamper||11277||T Doerr|
|8th||Frozen doll set||11522||J Dawes|
|10th||£20 cash||2676||J Harrison|
|11th||Jack Daniels||11709||J Ferriera|
|12th||Vodka - 1 litre||4677||D Clarke|
|15th||White rum||10106||Ross Downes|
|16th||Spice rum||9693||C Hollis|
|18th||Bombay gin||11738||T Colville|
|19th||Harveys Bristol Cream||15100||J Simpson|
|21st||Lanson Pink champagne||3247||J Haylett|
|23rd||Guess Who||9614||Carl c/o Bill at the Mariners|
|24th||Case of Budweisser||2894||Terry Moore|
|25th||Case of Stella||12715||Darren|
|26th||Case of Fosters||8558||Stuie Cannon|
|27th||Case of Fosters||4482||Lee Howkins|
|28th||Case of Koppersberg||8782||J Applegate|
|29th||Hog Goblin beer set||4921||Sally Wade|
|30th||Jacobs Creek||14567||V Rouse|
|33rd||Baileys Glasses||7635||S Haylett|
|34th||ipad cables & football||3658||Honorato|
|35th||WCB comedy tickets & football||3874||Joceline|
|36th||JCB and football||7628||J Anthony|
|37th||Champions league football||11836||T Peloe|
|38th||Bayliss & Harding gift set||7954||John|
|39th||Next gift tub||7954||J Sego|
|40th||Next gift tub||5601||Susan|
|41st||Selection box and football||11802||Gem Osborne|
|42nd||MP4 player & football||218||L Braddick|
|46th||Cadbury biscuits||3359||D Adams|
|47th||Cadbury biscuits||535||H Curtis|
|48th||Cadbury biscuits||7671||James Daniels|
|50th||Homestyle Â£20 gift voucher||13298||B Pembroke|
|51st||Hot stone massage||8917||Vicki Tungate|
|52nd||Â£10 cash||6056||W Pratt|
|54th||Â£15 itune gift card||6106||Marina|
|56th||Starbucks mugs x 2||1176||Z Underhill|
|57th||Impulse set||8906||R Hopwood|
|58th||Adidas boot bag||12974||C Scott|
|59th||Cream bath set||13655||I Gillette|
|60th||Roses chocolates||8580||P Gray|
|61st||Thorntons chocolates||4708||M Chandler|
|62nd||Case of classic ales||not recorded||J Cannon|