News and important announcements

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Find out what's been happening at the club.

Re-Turfing of Top Field

10:40am, Saturday 14 September 2019

Work has commenced on the re-turfing of our main playing field which will see the club with one of the best playing surfaces in the 2020 season.

The top oval will be closed until February 2020 to allow for the installation of a new sprinkler system and the new turf to grow.

The club has also purchased new senior portable goals which will be used on this field in the new season.

 

Cap 2 Reserves win Premiership

9:01am, Sunday 18 August 2019

Congratulations to our Cap 2 Reserves who secured top spot to win the 2019 Premiership with games in hand.

Well done lads and well deserved.

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Indigenous Round

9:24am, Monday 22 July 2019

A great weekend of football down at the Den last weekend with both Captial games being played in great spirit - a big thanks to the teams and supporters from North Brisbane.

Last weekend was an opportunity for our club wear our Indigenous shirts as part of the Indigenous round and to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and in particular the Mount Gravatt 'kaggur-mabul' or 'caggara-mahbill', meaning 'place of echidna' or 'echidna rests here'.

 

Thanks

6:50am, Tuesday 16 July 2019

A massive thankyou to the team at Bunnings Hardware and everyone at the club who volunteered their time and helped out at the Bunnings BBQ last weekend which raised much needed funds for the club. 

A special thankyou to John Garside from PGT (Professional Goalkeeper Tuition) who donated a signed Valencia Team Jersey who play in the Spanish La Liga competition to be raffled off - you can purchase a ticket this weekend during our junior matches.

Junior football kicks off again this weekend so get down to the club and support our young Socceroos and Matildas!

Indigenous Playing Shirt

4:20pm, Tuesday 21 May 2019

In support of NAIDOC week (7th - 14th July) the club will be wearing an Indigenous playing shirt which has been designed specifically for our club.

The story behind the design;

Mt Gravatt (Kaggur Madul – ‘Echidna Mountain’) is situated on the land of the Yugarabul, Yuggera, Jagera and Turrbal peoples and is known for its echidna quills, used in sewing cloaks.

It is a massive resource zone for Ironbark and Blue gum used to make canoes.

Mt Gravatt/ Nathan has marked ceremonial/ dance/ burial sites for the indigenous community.

By using some of the Blue Gum and Hunting or Dance sites as inspiration, the shirt design incorporates indigenous images of Echidna foot prints diagonally across the shirt with a large echidna on the front of the shirt.

The shirt is available for purchase via our new online Merchandise Store for $30.00 and we would love to see everyone wearing one.

Orders are being taken now. Get yours here!

Clairvaux FC Indigenous Rounds Jersey

Brisbane Roar Juniors

7:49am, Tuesday 23 April 2019

Suncorp Stadium here we come!

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Clairvaux FC New Goals

9:00am, Saturday 20 April 2019

Clairvaux FC would like to thank the Queensland State Government and in particular our local Member for Mansfield Corrine McMillan for their continued support of our club.

The club has received a cheque for $11,220.00 which will be used to purchase a new set of senior portable aluminium goals for the main playing field as well as two sets of junior portable aluminium goals to be used on the bottom fields for our under 10/11/12 teams.

Work to returf and replace the sprinkler system on the main field will commence in September which is all part of our 5 year strategic plan for the club. 

The committee is continuing to work hard to make further improvements to our facilities and there is more exciting news to come. Stay tuned.... 

Grassroots Football

3:51pm, Thursday 18 April 2019

Clairvaux FC

Grassroots Football at its best!

 

Whyplan

Whyplan | 12:00am, Tuesday 9 April 2019

Sponsor Shoutout! Most of us would have insurance covers inside of superannuation by default, but does this best cover your specific needs. Whyplan is now offering obligation-free initial consultation to the Clairvaux FC community. Have a chat with our CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® on how to structure a policy for your family.

Have you ever considered :
- What would happen to my spouse and family in the event of a mishap?
- What kind of insurances are available?
- Is your insurance cover sufficient?
- Can I be over insured?
- What amount of cover is right for my family?
- With cover inside superannuation, is it easy to claim?
- With cover inside superannuation, does my insurance premium increase every year as I age?
- What are the tax implications during a claim? Will I pay tax on the payout?
- Can I have an insurance policy tailored to my own family needs? Can this be paid by superannuation or myself?

Contact David on 0432 197 888

Grassroots

3:08pm, Monday 1 April 2019

Our club were the lucky recipients of $2000.00 courtesy of Hyundai Australia and their Goals for Grassroots program.

Thanks also to the Brisbane Roar for knocking in a goal against Sydney FC last Friday night.

A massive thankyou to Hyundai Australia for the generosity and continued support of our game.

 

FFA Cup Round 4 Draw

8:07am, Wednesday 27 March 2019

The 4th round draw for the FFA Cup has been announced with our Capital 2 team having to travel to the Sunshine Coast to take on Nambour-Yandina.

 

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Priceless

11:45am, Sunday 17 March 2019

 

A kodak moment if ever there was one.

Who said training wasn't fun - Gotta Love Clairvaux FC!!

 

 

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Fundraising BBQ's at Bunnings Warehouse

3:52pm, Thursday 14 March 2019

Bunnings Mt Gravatt have kindly provided our club with 2 dates to run a BBQ at their Mt Gravatt warehouse located on the cnr of Creek and Wecker Roads, Mansfield to help raise funds for new training and playing equipment.

Please lock in the following dates - Saturday June 29 and Saturday July 13 as we will be asking for volunteers to assist with running the BBQ's throughout the day.

Remember to support your local Bunnings store!

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Hyundai Goals for Grassroots

3:34pm, Thursday 14 March 2019

More exciting news....

Clairvaux Football Club has been selected as the Hyundai Goals For Grassroots recipient club for Round 23 of the 2018/2019 Hyundai A-League and is now guaranteed a $1,000 donation PLUS... an additional $1,000 for every goal that Brisbane Roar FC score against Sydney FC (up to a maximum of $10,000) in their match on Friday 29 March at Suncorp Stadium. Lets hope the Roar can score a bundle! 

A huge thank you to Hyundai Australia for their continued support of Football in Australia and for selecting our club to be a recipient of this very generous program.

Our club will be profiled on the Hyundai Goals for Grassroots social media channels in the week leading up to this match so make sure you like the page and profile of the club and comment to show our appreciation to a wonderful organisation that Hyundai Australia is.

We will also require 8 junior players with a parent to attend the match in their club jerseys to watch the game and to have some photographs taken on the field before the match receiving a giant cheque! To win one of these 8 spots please message us through Facebook and we will randomly draw out the lucky winners on Friday 22 March.

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Active Hire

4:55pm, Tuesday 26 February 2019

Welcome to the Clairvaux FC family!

Clairvaux FC is very pleased to welcome another sponsor to the Clairvaux FC family - ACTIVE HIRE (www.activehire.com.au). 

Active Hire join our wonderful team of sponsors whose generous support of our club provides the necessary resources and tools for the club to further develop our junior player and coaching programs as well as providing the club with training and playing equipment ensuring our next generation of budding Socceroos and Matildas are given the opportunity to grow and develop in both individual and team skills and contribute to the ongoing success of our Club and our local Community.

Active Hire is Brisbane's premier hire company founded as a partnership in 1981 through the purchase of a small equipment hire business in Rocklea, Active Hire has successfully grown over the last 37 years servicing the building, construction, local government, industrial manufacturing, events and home handyman markets.

Active Hire has 5 locations (see our sponsors page for contact details of all Active Hire stores) and offers equipment maintenance, repairs and servicing through it's Equipment Services division.

When you require any hire equipment or equipment servicing remember to support our sponsors!

 

Magento Commerce

 

2019 Junior Season

12:00am, Saturday 16 February 2019

We have had a great response to our run on day and registrations. 2019 is shaping up to be a massive year. A number of our teams are full and finalised, however we still have a few spaces left in U9s, U10s and U11s. Contact us via Facebook or the website if you are looking to play football at a great family friendly club.

Thank You

12:20pm, Monday 4 February 2019

The club would like to pass on a huge thank you to David Hebblewhite from HAYMES Paint who has kindly donated paint to the club for the refurbishment of our player dugouts.

Haymes Paint are the only 100% Australian owned paint manufacturer left so please support your local Haymes Paint stockist - https://www.haymespaint.com.au/information/contact-us/

Thank you David for your generous donation.

 

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New Club President

12:04pm, Saturday 2 February 2019

Congratulations to Glen Watson who was elected today as the new Club President. Glen has been with the club and part of the executive committee for many years. Glen has also coached and managed both junior and senior teams and as a former Clairvaux MacKillop College student (yes a long time ago) brings a wealth of experience, commitment and passion to the role.

A special congratulations to Alison Bishop and Hayden Jones who were elected Club Vice Presidents and will also be running our Junior Program and to all the committee members who continue to volunteer their time and service to the club whom without their support the club would not be what it is today.

 

Get Started Vouchers

7:18am, Tuesday 29 January 2019

Get Started Vouchers is one of Queensland Government’s funding initiatives to support sport and active recreation at the grassroots level.

To achieve this, Get Started Vouchers are granted to encourage families and carers to have their children or young people join a sport or active recreation club. Eligible children and young people can apply for a voucher valued up to $150 to assist the cost of joining a registered sporting club or recreation provider.

Eligible applicants are Queensland children and young people aged from 5 to 17 (inclusive) who either:

* hold or whose parent, carer or guardian hold a valid

Centrelink Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card with the child’s name on it; or

* are identified by a registered referral agent.

Clairvaux FC is a registered sporting club to accept Get Started Vouchers, so if you believe you might be eligible for a Get Started Voucher we encourage you to review the webpage below and the information video also linked to this post.

https://www.qld.gov.au/recreation/sports/funding/getinthegame/getstarted/apply#eligible

https://youtu.be/ObT1V7nv3SU

OCTIVO

12:42pm, Thursday 24 January 2019

Clairvaux FC is pleased to announce that they have partnered with OCTIVO as the brand and supplier of choice for their playing and training kits for our senior teams for the 2019 season. The OCTIVO logo will also start to appear on all new junior playing kits over the course of this and next season.

OCTIVO is a family business who design, print and manufacture locally here in Brisbane and the club is very happy to be able to support a local Brisbane based company.

OCTIVO manufacturer a range of high-quality sportswear for sports teams of all disciplines, community organisations and schools and also supply a range of apparel to tradesman as well as to local and federal Government departments and corporate customers.

We would like to thank Ned and the team at OCTIVO for their support of our club and welcome them to the Clairvaux FC family.

 

2019 Player Registration

6:19pm, Wednesday 2 January 2019

 

My Football Club has been replaced with the new Play Football registration system.

What’s new?

  • Registrations will be via playfootball.com.au and will have a new mobile optimised user experience.
  • You can now register multiple individuals from a single account, allowing you to register and manage your whole family from a single login.
  • All participants will login with their Football Account and can use Facebook or Google logins as well as email.

 

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2019 Club Sponsors

2:37pm, Wednesday 2 January 2019

Clairvaux FC would like to welcome to the Clairvaux FC Family our new sponsors for 2019 and to also thank our existing sponsors for their continued and generous support of our club both financially and through goods and services in kind.

Please show your appreciation to our club sponsors by supporting their business whenever you can.

Spot Productions - Cenzo's Cafe and Bar - WHYPLAN Financial Services - Click Village LED Lighting

Mt Gravatt Hotel - Barham Chiropractic - Anytime Fitness - Raptis - Devchem - Pauline Huxley Realty

Professional Goalkeeping Tuition - Go Creative  

We would also like to thank the State Member for Mansfield - Corrine Mc McMillan and Brisbane City Councillor for MacGregor - Steven Huang for their continued support of our club.

 

Returfing of Main Field

4:05pm, Friday 21 December 2018

The club is pleased to announce that our recent application for funding to returf the top playing field via the Queensland State Government "Get Playing Places and Spaces" Grant was successful and the club will be receiving $106,000.00 towards the cost of the project.

We would like to thank the Qld State Government and everyone who supported our application with a special thank you to Corrine McMillan the Qld State Member for Mansfield and Steven Huang Cr for the MacGregor Ward who supported our application and who both continue to work tirelessly for their local communities.

A special thank you also to Clairvaux MacKillop College who continue to support and work in partnership with the club allowing us to continue to add improvements to our club facilities. 

Work on returfing the field will commence next year at the completion of the 2019 season as the fields will be closed off for a number of months during the returfing and rebuilding stage.

The club will continue its work with the next project being the upgrade of the lighting on the bottom ovals in order to get them up to competition standards.

Stayed tuned for some more exciting news in the coming days...

 

 

Welcoming All Girls

11:57am, Friday 26 October 2018

2019 Expressions of Interest for U6 - U16 Players

3:48pm, Friday 19 October 2018

We all know how busy it gets during the Xmas and New Year holiday period followed by the start of a new school year so the last thing on your mind is having to remember important dates for the 2019 football season.

We thought we could help out and try to make things a little easier for you and have created a simple expression of interest process for players intending to play at the club next season in our U5 - U16 teams.

This is a no cost, no obligation 'expression of interest' only process that only takes a few seconds to complete. Once you have registered your interest in playing at Clairvaux FC next season, we'll keep you fully informed of any important dates and club information that you need to know for the 2019 football season.

Simply click on the following link and we'll take care of the rest:

https://form.jotform.com/graham745/JuniorEOI2019

We hope to see you all in 2019.

 

New Club Signings

9:58am, Wednesday 17 October 2018

The club would like to extend a warm welcome to our most recent signings - Marvin Brattan and Craig Burchell as we continue to strengthen our Capital teams for the 2019 season ahead.

Marvin and Craig bring a wealth of talent and experience to the club and we are looking forward to seeing the exciting and passionate brand of football they offer.

Welcome to the club lads!

 

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Important Club Dates

9:51am, Friday 12 October 2018

Make sure you lock in the following important club dates.

The Junior Presentation Day will be held at the club on Sunday October 21 commencing at 10:00am with the presentation of trophies in the College Auditorium followed by a family BBQ.

The Senior Presentation Night and dinner will be held on Friday November 16 commencing at 6:30pm at the Newnham Hotel. The cost will be $30.00 per person (partners are also invited). Please advise your coach ASAP if you will be attending and if you have any special dietary requirements so that we can advise the venue caterers. 

The 2019 Junior Run On Day has been scheduled for February 2 - more details on this will be posted in due course.

 

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Major sponsors
WHYPLAN Financial ServicesClick Village International Pty LtdSpot Productions
Minor sponsors