Friends of Warringah - General Information
The FRIENDS OF WARRINGAH (FOW) - Some Background
The FRIENDS OF WARRINGAH was reformed in mid-2010 and is the supporters group which provides invaluable financial support to Warringah Rugby Club.
- The assets of FOW are kept separate from those of the Warringah Rugby Club;
- The decision as to the expenditure of the contributions is made independently by the FOW committee;
What Are The Objectives Of THE FRIENDS OF WARRINGAH (FOW)
The objectives of the FOW are:
- Establishing and contributing to player’s welfare;
- Sponsoring elite schoolboy rugby players to the club;
- Contributing to selected special projects for the betterment of the players and coaches.
What Do I Receive For My FRIENDS OF WARRINGAH Membership?
When you join the FOW you will be entitled to;
- Membership of Warringah Rugby Club, which includes gate entry for all Rats home games in Season 2016;
- Access to a corporate box at Rat Park;
- Attendance at all FOW social functions, including the annual FOW dinner and FOW 1st XV Dinner;
- An exclusive FOW tie for our mail members and exclusive FOW silk scarf for our female members;
- Acknowledgement in the annual report and Warringah Rugby Club website;
- A voice in the decisions relating to how the FOW operate and the intangible but real benefit of the knowledge that you are making a real, positive contribution to the future of the Rats.
All FOW members are encouraged to review the financial records, attend our Committee meetings, or provide any nput or suggestions for future projects or fundraising activities.
How Much Does It Cost To Join?
The cost for membership of the FOW is $1,000 p.a. To download an application form click here
Some Past Achievements Of The Friends Of Warringah.
The FOW aim to prioritise projects in accordance with what we see as providing the most benefit to Warringah Rugby Club across the spectrum from Colts to Grade and Womens. Some of our past achievements include:
- Funded the refurbishment of the Rats Gym and in 2013, the purchase of much needed gym equipment
- Hosted the Annual FOW dinner with the 1st XV
- Made a financial contribution to the Junior Development Fund at Colts and Schools level
- Assistance with player welfare and relocation
- Made a financial contribution to the WRC Injured Players Fund to meet the medical expenses of the players
- Funded the 12 hour military training exercises in 2013 which formed pre-season training programs that year.
The Friends of Warringah, helping keep the Rats strong !!!