7:30pm Thursday 10th September
Beacon Hill Community Centre meeting room

Beacon Hill Football section is holding our AGM on Thursday night 7:30pm 10/9/2015 at Beacon Hill Community Centre meeting room.
We desperately require volunteers to assist us in running our Club for many various roles. If you feel you are able to assist us here, please feel welcome to come along.
If you think you can help even in a small way, please feel free to call John Koster on 0418 289 504 to discuss.

Sean Morgan Smith Death

- Help for Beth & Family

Many of you will remember Sean Morgan Smith who was a very active member of BHFC and MWFA. Sean was both a coach to his sons' Ethan and Joshua teams and also a referee with MWFA, mentoring and helping run training sessions. He and his family moved to Perth in early 2014. Sean was tragically killed in a motorbike accident in Perth on 24 June this year. Sean leaves behind his wife Beth, young sons Ethan and Joshua and daughter Laura.

At the time of Sean's death, his wife Beth was overseas in Switzerland undergoing treatment for a very rare form of cancer in her left eye. Beth's cancer is called Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of the Lacrimal Gland and it is a particularly aggressive form of cancer. To give Beth the best chances of survival, the family opted for treatment in Switzerland. Beth had to remain in Switzerland when Sean died as her radiation treatment is a time fractioned dose. Had Beth returned to Perth, the previous treatment would have been for nothing. After Sean died, her young boys were flown to Switzerland to be with their mum. They will all fly back soon to Perth for Sean's funeral on 01 August.

This stage of Beth's treatment is now complete and she is determined to do all she needs to survive - even more so now that Sean has died. A fundraising page was started to help raise funds for Beth's treatment in Switzerland, the associated high costs and then also further treatment.. Beth's treatment in Switzerland was partially paid by Medical Treatment Oversees Programme, but she will have many ongoing costs to cover herself.

Here is Beth's fundraising page:


BHFC Senior Presentation Night is scheduled for Saturday 19 September. More information will be available shortly.

Junior and Youth U6-U15 PRESENTATION DAY is scheduled for Saturday 10 October. More information will be available shortly.

So, please SAVE THE DATE!

New Style Playing Shorts

As from Friday night 6th of March & Friday evenings all through March, the Beacon Hill oval change room will be open from 7pm to 9pm for the sale of the new style playing shorts.
All teams from U/12s to senior playing teams will be receiving the new style playing strip this year, so if you have not got the new style shorts, you will need to purchase a pair for $20.

Defibrillator for Beacon Hill

Beacon Hill Football Club Recently Purchased a Powerheart G3 Defibrillator for Beacon Hill Oval Match Days funded by our clubs recent trivia night.

In the event of a sudden cardiac arrest, a defibrillator can increase the chance of survival by 5 times. The unit is voice prompted and steps the user through the process. Training will be provided plus a short video on instruction to team managers.

A number of clubs such as Avalon, Pittwater and Forest have also purchased defibrillators. We are hopeful that more clubs will also invest in units for their home grounds. The photo above is the Beacon Hill and Avalon Over 45's who were the 1st teams to have the Defibrillator on hand for match day.

John Tansley - BHFC 35/45's Social Coordinator.

3rd Annual Cerebral Palsy Cup

Beacon Hill and Mosman Played their 3rd Annual Cerebral Palsy Cup (s) in July.

This year the Cup was expanded across two Grade's, Division 7 & 8. All players Donate $10, and also come together post match for a joint BBQ.

Both games were played in good spirit with Beacon hanging onto the Cup until our next meeting. We raised $520 for the Cerebral Palsy Alliance based at Allambie Heights.

More importantly we drive awareness of Cerebral Palsy and the wonderful work the CPA do for the clients and our community. In the Division 8 Game, we were fortunate to have Nicholas Esposito on hand to present the Cup.

To learn more please visit the CPA website -

John Tansley - BHFC 35/45's Social Coordinator.

BHFC CPR Basic Course - Handy Hints

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