Entries by Michael Shillito

Oscar Bird Flying High in WA

𝐍𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐡 𝐒𝐡𝐨𝐫𝐞 𝐀𝐅𝐂 𝐜𝐚𝐮𝐠𝐡𝐭 𝐮𝐩 𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐎𝐬𝐜𝐚𝐫 𝐁𝐢𝐫𝐝, 𝐩𝐫𝐞𝐯𝐢𝐨𝐮𝐬𝐥𝐲 𝐨𝐟 𝐖𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐨𝐮𝐠𝐡𝐛𝐲/𝐌𝐨𝐬𝐦𝐚𝐧 𝐉𝐮𝐧𝐢𝐨𝐫𝐬, 𝐒𝐰𝐚𝐧𝐬 𝐀𝐜𝐚𝐝𝐞𝐦𝐲 & 𝐁𝐨𝐦𝐛𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐭𝐨 𝐡𝐞𝐚𝐫 𝐚𝐛𝐨𝐮𝐭 𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫-𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐦𝐨𝐯𝐞 𝐭𝐨 𝐩𝐥𝐚𝐲 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐖𝐀𝐅𝐋 . 𝗛𝗶 𝗢𝘀𝗰𝗮𝗿, 𝗵𝗼𝘄 𝗶𝘀 𝗳𝗼𝗼𝘁𝘆 𝗴𝗼𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝘆𝗼𝘂 𝗶𝗻 𝗪𝗔? I was really lucky to have had the opportunity to come over to WA at the start […]

President’s Messsage – 19.08.2021

President’s Message As everyone knows by now, the AFL has cancelled the 2021 Sydney AFL season as a consequence of the ongoing Covid-19 restrictions.They have also advised that there will be no premierships, medals or awards given in relation to this season.Despite the seemingly inevitable outcome, the announcement is still disappointing, with the final reality […]

Budding Sports Journo’s/Editors Needed

Budding Sports Journo’s/Editors Needed North Shore is looking to increase the content we provide about our sponsors, the club, our current and past players, personalities and events (past and present), previews and reviews and Sydney football in general.  We’d look to provide this content in written and video form through a variety of channels.  . […]

Club Update 28 July 2021

Club Update Hello Folks, Like most everyone else I’ve been watching the Covid numbers, hoping they’ll start to trend down, but the announcement today that the lockdown has been extended isn’t very surprising. We don’t know yet what this means for the season, other than we’ve lost some more games. We’ll wait for advice from […]

Update – 12 July

Hello Folks,As we know, the lockdown has been extended and with case numbers where they are, I don’t think it will surprise anyone if it’s extended again. That said, the AFL is working on a range of scenarios for us to deal with the various potential dates for returning to training and to play. There is […]

Izzy McLeay Selected in AFLW Under 19s Team

Congratulations to North Shore’s Isadora McLeay, who has been selected in the AFLW Under 19s All-Australian team. Described by AFL NSW-ACT : McLeay: Versatile defender who also went forward and showed clean hands overhead and used the ball extremely well by hand and foot. Averaged 16.5 disposals (12.5 contested) 2.5 Rebound 50s and kicked a […]

Covid19 Update

Hello Folks, By now we’re all well into lockdown – again. It’s obviously disappointing to be in this situation, but hopefully everyone is staying well and hopefully you’re all back playing very soon.In answer to some questions I’ve received, at this stage the AFL hasn’t announced plans for next weekend (ie 10th of July), or […]

St Ives Juniors Train With North Shore

Our Bombers U19 program is the pathway for junior club and school footballers on the Lower North Shore. The majority of our players coming from the Willoughby Mosman and St Ives clubs, and having a close relationship with these clubs, their coaches and players is important to having a smooth pathway and lads enjoying playing […]

The Red & Black Ball – Saturday 24th July

We are excited to announce The Red & Black Ball will be @ Darling Island Doltone House on Saturday 24th July. Everyone is invited to this big North Shore Bombers night including partners and family. The night will include an exciting guest host, silent auction and dance floor to boogie the night away….plus so much […]

Matches Cancelled – 26/06/2021

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but sadly due to covid restrictions, AFL Sydney have been forced to cancel this weekend’s matches.https://aflnswact.com.au/covid19/?fbclid=IwAR0j2iTv2f3SxfAE4NA_CgFbQ_W05MdMs4ZoKTx25iERyh1oIDF32WZwkcw

McConnell Bourn Sign on as North Shore Sponsor

McConnell Bourn have signed on as a major sponsor. McConnell Bourn is a leading independent real estate agency specialising in Sydney’s North Shore. Matt Bourn of McConnell Bourn is excited to sign on with the club: As a full service real estate agency, we provide our clients with an exceptional level of service, making each […]

Back to Bears Day – Saturday 17th July

Dear North Shore Family, North Shore AFL would like to formally invite you to our Back to Bears Day coming up on Saturday 17 July, 2021 when we take on Pennant Hills at Gore Hill Oval. The day will be a wonderful occasion to celebrate not only the 1961, 1991 and 2001 senior premierships but […]


Round 11 Fixtures – Saturday 26th June

Mens Seniors (Premier Division) Round 11 v St George Saturday 2:10pm Olds Park Forest Road (opp Morts Rd) Penshurst . . Mens Reserves (Premier Reserves) Round 11 v St George Saturday 4:30pm Olds Park Forest Road (opp Morts Rd) Penshurst . . Mens Thirds (Division One) Round 11 v Western Magic Saturday 3:15pm Blacktown International […]