Category archive: Events

Goannas Season Launch – 2014 Reptile Redemption!

On Sunday April 6th the Tokyo Goannas successfully held their annual Season Launch Party at our fantastic sponsor pub Hobgoblins in Roppongi. The day started out with a big training session down by the river in Futakotamagawa. A solid group of players, including a few new faces, braved the less than ideal weather to hone…

2012 ROUND 7 RECAP/GRAND FINAL PREVIEW

NO TOMORROW Minutes after the 25-point defeat to a spirited Komazawa Magpies unit, the Goanna men formed a circle around Rob Scarlett. Albeit a family club, there was no kidding about this time. Dress rehearsal or otherwise, the performance was not good enough. There was work to be done, and the boys were told in…

2011 BROWNLOW NIGHT – SPECIAL EVENT!!

Monday night was a huge coupe for Goannas, with our big presence on Bronwlow Nights telecast on Channel 7, viewed by more than 2 million viewers around the world. From blue carpet tragedies to Ronnie Mitchells outstanding representation and interview with Tom Harley, The Goannas international debut on the big screen was a huge success….

2011 Goannas go to Ishinomaki

 THE GOANNAS HIT ISHINOMAKI – With a Vengeance that only a Footy Team could have!! There was no better a way to start a trip than to rock up to the Fab Backpackers and have a Barbie,watch the footy and get a half hours sleep. The crew assembled as the Hawks escaped the bullet and made Andy…

2011 Goannas go Camping

Goannas at Nojiriko   The Goanna camping weekend was a great weekend for a number of goannas. The crew was Lukey, Hitomi , Sebastian (first time camper), Los, Dan , Kayo, appsy, and on the Saturday Rob and emm. We all headed to Nojiriko which is a beautiful lake in the middle of picturesque Nagano. Every day was…

2010 Shianghai Tour …The write up !

It will take a while we hope to get it done by christmas! The UnOffficial Shianghai trip Write-UP Firstly the Goannas would like to say thank you to the China Boys for holding such a well organised tournament. The buses were on time the tournament went to time the players and supporters were well fed…

2010 Grand Final Breakfast

   The Grand Final Breakfast Part One Written by Team Goanna This year’s Tokyo Goannas Grand Final Champagne Breakfast was one of the best formany years. It was great to see the red and white Goanna shirts so early on a Saturdaymorning, although a 9:30am kick off this year ensured a few of the boys…

2010 Goannas Black Tie Ball

        The Successful 2010 Goanna Ball   The 2010 Goanna Ball was held on Saturday 3rd of July at the Australian Embassy and once again the event was a raging success. The girls were gorgeous, the blokes polished up well and the music was Aussie and upbeat which led to the Goannas firing on…

2010 Goanna Ladies night

The First Gaonna Ladies event ever was held on the 8th of May and was a great success. On the same morning, the boys travelled to Osaka to take on the Dingoes in their first official match of the JAFL season – perfect excuse for the ladies to get together for a testosterone free night and…

2010 Huge Goannas opening party on Anzac Day at Paddy Foleys

The Goannas opening party on Anzac Day was an absolute cracker with over 100 people coming down to Paddys to remember the Diggers, watch Collingwood thrash Essendon, drink some Aussie beer and play a bit of Two up! It was great to see all the Goannas, new and old, together for the first time this…

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