Newsletter – April 2016

Dear Parents & Players

2016 USA MetroGirls Tour; Wednesday 20th July to 4th August 2016

First Training Day; Sunday 24th April @ Brooklands Sports Club

9.45pm for a 10.00am start; finishing promptly at 4,00pm

This is the leaders and players first training day together and we are looking forward to catching up with those girls in their second year with us, and getting to know those in their first year.

Players MUST bring with them to ALL training sessions the following items:-

  • Stick(s), gloves (if worn), gum guard, eye guard (if worn)
  • Both, trainers & cleats/boots, sports underwear, two training shirts & shorts, two extra pairs of socks;
  • Sweat top & pants, water proof jacket,
  • A complete change of travelling home clothes, towel.
  • A large water bottle, plus an additional 1 litre bottle of water; energy snacks and lunch including carbohydrates, (no carbonated or energy drinks)
  • And a large plastic bin liner capable of holding all your kit and kit bag.

Please use this as a check list prior to each session.

Car-Pooling: We encourage parents to arrange car-pooling to share the dropping- off and picking-up of your daughters. Please see the attached list of parents contact details.

Pre-Tour Training & Game dates: We confirm that it is expected that players commit to be at all the scheduled dates as we will be developing playing styles, positions and combinations for the tour.

Sunday 8th May 2016, Training 10.00am till 4.00pm @ Stockport Cricket Club

Sunday 22nd May 2016 Training & Scrimmage Game 10.00am till 4.00pm@ TBD

Sunday 12th June 2016 Training & Scrimmage Game 10.00am till 4.00pm @ Stockport Cricket Club

Sunday 26th June 2016 Training, 10.00am till 4.00pm @ Stockport Cricket Club

Sunday 10th July 2016 Final Training, Alumni Game, Parents Meeting and Kit hand-out 10.00am till 4.00pm @ Mellor. (TBC)

Tour Kit, Gifts & Clothes: Since the Parents meeting, we have placed orders for the tour kit and are currently sourcing gifts for the USA Host Families.

Tour Payments: Thank you for those who have made the final payment. The balance of £775.00 (unless larger amounts have already been paid) is required by 31st April 2016. Payments please by internet banking preferably, to HSBC, MetroGirls Lacrosse, please see the paper copy of the newsletter for details.

Michelle & Tony

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