December 2021 Edition

President’s Update

Christmas wishes to all at Ringwood City. I trust you will all have a safe and merry festive season with your loved ones.
I would also like to take this opportunity to thank those people who help to keep the football club running throughout the year. These same people are busily preparing in the background for season 2022 which is coming around very quickly.
Thank you to those who volunteered to serve on the committee without your help we would find it hard to be the successful community football club that we are.
Thank you to our coaches, assistant coaches, team managers and all our volunteers who fill jobs so as we can play each weekend.
Thank you to the parents and friends who come along and support Ringwood City win, lose or draw every week. Your support helps us be the best community club in the competition.
Last but not least, to all our players; Senior and Junior, thank you for your commitment to our club. I look forward to seeing you all in 2022
Again, have a safe and merry Christmas with family and friends.
Rob Blyth

Season Roundup

Female Football
Thanks to all our female team coaches for getting the girls back out on the park after lockdown. It was great to give the girls the opportunity to get back out training, playing practice games, and tournaments.
All our teams also got the chance to get their players together for awards and presentations.
Congratulations to all the winners of individual awards.

Senior awards.
Players player. Joint winners. Monique Nogueria, Rebecca Saber. 
Golden boot. Maddison Brooks.

Reserves awards.
Golden boot. Hayley Barber.
Players player. Bridget Norman
Best and Fairest. Sarah Bell.

Golden Boot. Amelia Stevenson
Most Improved. Alifiya Loka.
Players player. Sam Spencer.

MVP. Paw Tha Lan Htoo
Most improved. Lucy Young
Coaches Award. Lilou Jolypiel

U12 Girls.
Coaches Award. Olivia Alexandropolous

U11 Girls.
Coaches Award. Lucy Bray.

U8/9 Girls.
Coaches Award. Eden Ljuers.

We are very excited for season 2022. We are accepting Expression Of Interest from new players in all age groups.
Registrations are now open for returning and new players. 

We have almost all our 2021 players returning and there is a lot of interest already from new players. We intend to have 2 new teams at U8 and U12.
Ryan McCann will continue his role has the head of female football and coach the U16 girls.
All 2021 coaches are returning, and Jonathon Lough has kindly come onboard to coach U12s.


Thank you all for trialing and congratulations for being selected in the JBNPL squads for season 2022.

This is a great opportunity to introduce to all our JBNPL coaches for the up coming year.

Nick Theodore (under 14’s JBNPL)

Nick is no stranger to Ringwood City SC. Having played for our club many years ago, his breakout year was when he help our club gain promotion from State 5 to State 4 by scoring 26 goals in a season. Nick has also won championships with Bayside Argonauts and Waverley Wanderers.
Nick is currently undertaking his C Licence course and is a Liverpool tragic. He bring a unique skills set to our club and we believe that given the time he needs with the under 14’s we will see some favourable result very soon.
Nick is married with 3 children and is self employed.

Scott Glover (under 15’s JBNPL)

Scott joins us from a recent stint with North Caulfield FC having coach successfully at under 16’s level as well as an assistant with their senior women’s team. Scott has also worked with Melbourne Victory as a football analyst. Fresh from the UK, Scott brings passion and commitment and will spend time required with all our boys to ensure development. Scott will not stop in making sure every one of his players improves and enjoys his coaching methodology.
Scott is in his final stages of completing his C Licence and is married with 1 daughter.

Danny Topping (Under 16’s JBNPL)

Ringwood City SC is delighted to have the experienced Danny Topping to coach our under 16’s. Danny has spent his last few years coaching at the Peninsula Strikers as a player coach for Caulfield Cobras in State one. With plenty of UK experience, Danny already made a huge impact at Ringwood City.
Danny currently holds a B Licence and training as a player with our senior boys in which coach Kalos believes are close to having him put pen to paper for season 2022. Danny is married and travels over an hour to get to Ringwood.

Luke Gill (under 18’s JBNPL)

Luke joins Ringwood City from a very successful season coaching under 17’s NPL for White City FC in South Australia. Luke commenced 2 weeks ago and has already had a huge impact with our very young under 18’s squad.
Luke has recently completed his C License in South Australia and is also a Liverpool tragic.
Luke works as a Sales Manager for GoodLife fitness and lives with his little dog in Cheltenham.
Everyone at Ringwood wish Luke the best of luck as he embarks on the most important coaching gigs of his career to date.


All our coaches will be supported by our Football Operations team with consist of Peter Kalogeropoulos (our senior coach), Brian Quigley (our reserves coach), Grant Brebner (our Technical Director) and Chris Koutsiafaras (our Director of Football).
Having been all together now for just over 2 months, we have never seen such a close knit coaching group.  JBNPL training recommences Thursday January the 6th with the qualifying rounds commencing February the 6th.

The Ringwood City Football Club is delighted to announce the appointment of Brian “Poppy “ Quigley and Grant Brebner to the football operations team for the 2022 season.
Poppy needs no introduction as he has been in numerous roles around the club and has volunteered his time for many years now. He joins the football operations team to look after the mini roo boys program and will be there to mentor and support the coaches and focus on our future stars and set them on the right path.
Grant Brebner has had an extensive playing career from a junior at Manchester United to senior stints in England and Scotland before arriving in Australia to play for Melbourne Victory where he won two league championships. Grant holds an UEFA A coaching License and brings a wealth of coaching knowledge to our club.
He will be a vital part of our football operations team offering technical direction to all coaches at the club.
Poppy and Grant join Ryan McCann and Chris Koutsiafaras on driving the direction and culture of Ringwood City going forward and we are all extremely excited for next season.

Ringwood City was invited by Football Australia to be filmed in a play football commercial where it showcases all aspects of Football.
A Huge Thank you to all those members who showed up to our filming on Saturday 20th November.
A shout out to those who stayed for the whole day. It was a wait and now it’s an experience of a lifetime knowing how films, movies and tv shows are made.
Once in a lifetime experience has been done. Now we wait for the film crew to put the shots together and for them to work their magic. When the finished product is available and ready to be viewed, we will share it with all.  Here is a behind the scene shot during the shoot.  It was a very successful day.
Registration Update

Many thanks to all existing members who have re-registered for 2022! We are looking forward to a great season. We still have limited vacancies in most age groups. Please leave your details through these forms and one of our coordinators will contact you: 
Boys U8-U18
Girls U8-U16

Through the Wilhelmina Fund, Ringwood City provides financial assistance to those who otherwise may not be able to play.

Many thanks to our members and the Wilhelmina Fund principal partner, AtlasBroker, for supporting the Fund throughout 2021.Tax deductible donations to the Fund can be made through this website

The Ringwood City SC Committee is happy to announce Amanda Murphy as the new coordinator for the Wilhelmina Fund. Thank you and welcome Amanda! Amanda can be contacted through
Dates to remember in 2022
Ringwood City SC
Wednesday 9th February, 2022 at 7pm


Competition2022 Season Comencement
NPL Boys (U14 – U18)Weekend of 6th February 2022
Men’s State LeagueWeekend of 20th March 2022
Women’s State LeagueWeekend of 24th April 2022
Junior Boys & Girls (U12 – U21)Weekend of 24th April 2022
Mini RoosWeekend of 24th April 2022
Just For KicksSaturday 5th Febraury


Ringwood City are excited to announce our new major sponsor Mr and Mrs Pizza.

We welcome Al and Katie to the Ringwood City Community and thank them for supporting our club. Mr and Mrs Pizza is an ideal partnership for RCSC as they make the best pizza in our local area and will be our offical supplier for training night pizza catch ups.

The Original Pizza Chef

Al has been making pizzas since 1997. In those 23 years, he has made over 3 million pizzas! Starting off with a Big Daddy’s franchise in the same plaza, he honed his skills and famous speed in this very busy environment. In 2003, Big Daddy’s sold the chain to Domino’s pizza. This inspired Al to open Al’s Place seven doors down, and see how his pizzas could hold up against the biggest pizza chain in the world. Al’s Place quickly became a household name in the eastern suburbs. An Australian, family owned pizza store that focused on good value, short-wait times, and a superb flavor. But it wasn’t just the food. The family atmosphere, quality service, and help of a few dozen arcade machines, made Al’s Place stores not only a place to grab a cheap feed, but also a place to come together. Meanwhile, Al’s Place sponsored trivia nights, work experience programs, community fundraisers, and sporting clubs – giving back to the community whenever possible. After 13 years, Al moved to Prahran. This is where he met Katie, the soon to be Mrs. Pizza. Katie and Al quickly became the best of friends, and were engaged soon after. They decided to come back to Al’s roots in the eastern suburbs, and open a store together. With a bit of luck, a dash of fate, and a sprinkle of excellent timing, they are back in the original Al’s Place shop. Al is back where it all began – bringing you, and your family, a great tasting, affordable pizza. Katie and Al are excited to be a part of your community again. Please don’t hesitate to contact Al or Katie to see what our little shop can do for you. — Mr and Mrs Pizza, your local family pizza joint.

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