What a great day the boys had for a run and a kick. The LSU parade grounds were a soft emerald green and the skies perfectly partly cloudy. We warmed up a bit with kicking footies, foot passing soccer balls, and throwing footballs. With Neil and Rob picking teams, we kicked off our day with soccer where the teams ended in a one to one tie after twenty minutes. After a some much needed oxygen and water, our next sport was American Football, light tackle. Our group picked up two LSU Students, Tyler and Ross who joined opposing teams. Team Rob came out on top with a two to one score (single points for touchdowns). Then, with our winter joints oiled and a little bit of athletic rust shaken off, we jumped into some footy. There were some great defensive plays, some good movement of the footy with hand balls and drop kicks. Team Rob came out on top again at the end of twenty minutes. Both Tyler and Ross showed great promise, learning the ropes of Aussie Rules and getting into the mix of things. We also had a great sideline crew with Robin (resting for a Marathon), Nicki (out with a pulled back), and Elise (photographer). Next on the list…First Practice – Feb 22. More to come.
When: January 10th, 2015 – stretching begins at 2 pm
Where: LSU Parade grounds – near Dalrymple Dr and Highland Rd
What: Non-illegal organized shenanigans, bring sportswear, cleats, mouth piece if you have one.
Come out and meet some of your 2015 Baton Rouge Tigers. We will have several sports balls to play around with, water, and t-shirts for sale. Even if you don’t want to throw or kick anything, we’d love to meet you and hang out a bit. All of our Australians have been vetted and do not bite. There will be an after-after party at Chimes immediately following, so bring an extra shirt or change of shoes. Chimes is located at 3357 Highland Road, Baton Rouge. Check out our facebook page for more details and updates.
by: Adam Diaz
Sunday, Dec 14th 2014
The Baton Rouge Tigers had their annual meeting this past Sunday at The Londoner in Baton Rouge. First of all, many thanks to The Londoner for putting up with our lot. The meeting was productive and many items were discussed about the upcoming 2015 season. Elections were held and we would like to congratulate the 2015 Board headed by Josh Cartmill as President. Josh expressed a desire for the team to push for recruitment of new players, and to set a positive tone for the season, on game day, during practices, and generally everything that involves our footy club. Other elected positions went to Adam Diaz (Vice President), John Zimmerman (Treasurer) and Neil Stebbing for Head Coach. Neil will be taking this role head on, as he has retired from active play at the end of the 2014 season. Next up for the Baton Rouge Tigers we expect to see the 2015 fixtures and some team events scheduled and published for the upcoming season. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, keep practicing, and we hope to see you next year.
4th Annual Baton Rouge Tigers Party By The Pool
Our 4th Annual Baton Rouge Tigers Party is upon us! We will be hosting a party by the pool on the Sunday of Labor Day weekend. Join us for a chance to hear some great stories and revel in LSU’s most recent win over Wisconsin in Houston. We will be grilling by the pool with a trusty keg by our side. This is a kid friendly event so bring your family and friends along. There is no better way to gear up for our next footy home game than relaxing with some of your favorite Aussies!
When: Sunday, august 31 from 12:00 pm – 8:00pm (If we get rained out we will host the party on Monday.)
Where: Forestwood Apartments 10795 Mead Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70816
We are asking everyone to please park at IBM or Calloways up the street.
Laissez les bon temps rouler!
As a reminder our next two games are home games with tailgating for the LSU games on the Parade Grounds to follow. Bring a friend and come out and support your favorite Tigers!
September 6 against the Houston Lone Stars
September 20 against the Atlanta Kookaburras
After shaking off the holiday lethargy, the Tigers are gearing up for a big 2012 season.
The season will kick off with a post-Mardi Gras BBQ on Saturday, February 25th with the first official training session of the season the next day, Sunday the 26th. More details to follow!!!
The 2012 leadership group has been plotting since November to make this the best season yet for the Tigers. If you’d like to join us in our pursuit of footy glory, contact the team at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.