NWGFL News

The latest news from the Norfolk Women & Girls' Football League

Annual General Meeting – 18th June 2019

The Norfolk Women and Girls Annual General Meeting is being held on Tuesday 18th June 2019 commencing at 7pm until 9pm  at Open Academy, Salhouse Road, Norwich, NR7 9DL.

All documents relating to the AGM have been sent to all club members but are also available on the website under the About us – AGM tab.

it is compulsory for a club representative to attend the AGM

League Mental Health Support Officer

Please contact the League Mental Health Support Officer if you need help and advice for either yourself or someone you know.

Please call or text the League dedicated support number – to be confirmed – email the League dedicated email address helpandadvicenwgfl@gmail.com

Please note this is not an emergency contact, if you are concerned about yours or someones immediate safety please call 999,

For additional resources please click on the link below:

https://www.norwichmind.org.uk/get-support

 

 

Mental Health Support Officer – Training date and venue confirmed

For those who have submitted an expression of interest form to train as a Mental Health Support Officer within your Club, MIND have confirmed the training will be held on Tuesday 26th March 18.30 – 21.30 pm at the FDC – Technical Area,  Bowthorpe Park, Norwich NR5 9ED

After a very emotive and successful Mental Health Awareness evening, Norfolk Womens and Girls Football League would like to offer every club the opportunity for one of their club members a fully funded place on MIND Mental Health Awareness Training. As explained on the evening once fully trained every club will have a volunteer Mental Health Support Club Officer within their club, This individual will be the point of contact for advice and support when needed

In addition to this Norfolk Womens and Girls Football League will have a trained Mental Health Support League Officer available for support and advice to all club members, a mobile contact number will be provided solely used for this purpose.

Please complete the Mental Health Club Support Officer Expressions of Interest Form available under the Team Services Tab.

Mental Health In Football Awareness Evening

One not to miss on the 22nd January 2019 commencing at 7pm at The Nest, Cromer Road, Norwich, NWGFL are hosting an evening with 19 year old Mental Health Advocate, Author, Public Speaker and Footballer – Ruth Fox and Norwich City Footballer Cédric Anselin talking about their personal experiences and raising awareness on how to support all members of the footballing family.

To book on please click on Team Services above and complete the booking on form, spaces are filling up fast so please book your seat as soon as possible, this is an evening not to be missed.

 

RAINBOW LACES – LEAGUE FEATURE FIXTURE 2ND DECEMBER BECCLES V AYLSHAM

Rainbow laces is back and this year, we want to make Norfolk’s campaign even bigger and better!

This year Rainbow Laces will run from Friday 17th November to Friday 7th December 2018, is a way for everyone involved in football to show their support for LGBT equality and  inclusivity..

Norfolk Woman and Girls Football League are proud to support Norfolk County FA who are committed to providing a safe and inclusive environment for all individuals across our County who participate in football. Whatever your involvement in football, whether it is as a player, coach, volunteer, referee or fan; football should be enjoyed by all and that is why we are supporting the Rainbow Laces Campaign again this year.

COMPETITION

Norfolk FA are running a competition in which they encourage all of the Norfolk Football family to get involved with. The competition details will be released in due course, however they are inviting you to take to social media to compete with your fellow Norfolk clubs to see who offers the biggest and most creative show of support during the campaign.

Rainbow Laces and other merchandise/accessories are available to buy via the Stonewall website, with funds going towards the vital work Stonewall are completing for LGBT equality in Britain and around the world. Please click here to visit the online shop

NORFOLK WOMAN AND GIRLS FOOTBALL LEAGUE ARE GET INVOLVED 

We are to take part in the campaign over one of the three weekends of Rainbow Laces where we will hold  a ‘feature fixture’ which will receive merchandise and exposure. The League Feature Fixture will be Beccles Ladies V Aylsham Ladies on Sunday 2nd December, come along a support the Rainbow Laces Feature game.   

Player Support

Norfolk Woman and Girls Football League care about each and every female playing in Norfolk, If you have a question, a concern, a worry, or you just need to have someone you can seek support from, then we are here to help. Every single player is important and deserves to be treated with respect and kindness.  Please see the Player Support link on the Team Services drop down.

Septembers NWGFL Newsletter – 1st Edition

Our first ever edition of NWGFL Newsletter is released today.  Please click on the link below for a great read about the league, about clubs, teams and whats happening in around Norfolk, if you have any great ideas that you would like to see in the Newsletter please send them in, we want to make this as informative and interesting as possible, with plenty of interaction between the league and clubs,  Its your Newsletter so please forward you thoughts and ideas.

NWGFL Newsletter September 2018F

New Feedback Form

Do you have something to say about a great player, fabulous coach, superb venue. Or do you want to thank someone for their continued exceptional help, maybe a volunteer or league committee member. The new feedback form has been implemented for this purpose. This will feed into the Newsletter and be celebrated on the Website. We also encourage constructive feedback, so if you have an idea that will assist in improving a service then feel free to submit. All feedback is read, and shared with the League committee.

2018/2019 season has begun

Welcome, the season has begun

We hope you enjoyed your first game of the season, we have already seen some fantastic football played across Norfolk, with an exciting season ahead.
If you need advice or have an issue or query, please contact your Divisional Secretary their contact details are available on the league officer tab on the website.  Please email if the issue is not urgent as all committee members are volunteers and work within their day jobs, so are not always able to answer phone calls, but will en devour to respond as soon as possible,

Points to remember:

  • Home team to contact the away team within the time period stated in the SCOR/SCORY to advise of venue and kick off times
  • Text results to Full-time within the time period stated in the SCOR/SCORY
  • Fully complete your match card within the time period as stated in the SCOR/SCORY
  • If for any reason you can not play the scheduled game, contact your Divisional Secretary as soon as possible and advise the opposing team in advance of the game
  • Postponements will not be agreed unless they comply with the SCOR/SCORY
  • Adults only – complete your team sheet and hand to the referee and opposing team manager 15 minutes before the game commences
  • Remember have respect for each other and most importantly: enjoy the season.