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Dawn Service & ANZAC Cup
April 25, 2016 @ 6:00 am - 11:00 am
n 2016 for the first time, the Camberwell Sharks U15 Girls side will contest against sides from East Malvern Knights, Ashburton Redbacks and Glen Iris Gladiators for the ANZAC DAY CUP, to be held at the grounds neighbouring the East Malvern RSL.
This initiative was developed as a community effort to bring the younger generation to the East Malvern RSL Dawn Service, and hopes that it will help to keep a focus for the kids on the significance of Anzac day and the sacrifices made by Australian Service men and Women during war time.
All Sharks families are invited to attend the Dawn Service and support the Sharks later in the morning.
6am – Dawn Service – Preference that all players and officials attend wearing (something warm) in their respective Club colours. This includes coaches and parents if possible.
7.15am – all attendees of the service will be invited to join the rest of the community for the Gun barrel Breakfast. All attendees will be offered BBQ breakfast, coffee and tea. A gold coin donation is requested for all of those who choose to eat.
8am – teams will congregate on Stanley Grose Oval (immediately out the front of the RSL). At approximately 8.10am, all players and coaches will be invited to form a Guard of Honour. There will be limited number of Service men and Women who will be invited to walk down the guard of honour, shaking hands with the players and giving the kids the opportunity to show their respects.
8.25am. The teams will then move to their respective grounds. The Under 15 Girls Games will be played at Stanley Grose Oval, .
8.30 – 8.40am – Games will commence.
- Kathryn George