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Tag: Junior sport

Council’s kicking goals with million dollar sport upgrades

Sport is set to be the real winner as Lake Macquarie Council commits to spending millions of dollars to upgrade its fields.

Foundation hopes to break barriers to basketball

Newcastle Basketball will open its doors to more children, thanks to a new funding resource announced this week. With the establishment of the Basketball Community Foundation, the central sporting hub is hoping to...

Newcastle Basketball breaking junior records

It's been home to the likes of NBA star Ben Simmons, Olympian Katie Rae-Ebzery and NBL player Kouat Noi, and now an influx of hopeful young athletes have joined the ranks. Newcastle is experiencing...

Coaches encouraged to ask ‘Hey Sport, R U OK?’

With junior sports returning to courts, fields and pitches across the Hunter this month, coaches are being urged to have an important conversation with their athletes. To assist, a national suicide prevention organisation...

New competition to get kids moving

If you’re looking for something to keep the kids active and outdoors these school holidays, look no further. With kids’ sport preparing to kick-off again, the Lake Macquarie Regional Football Facility is hosting...

Waratahs return to training ahead of season relaunch

The Waratahs Junior Rugby Union Club is kicking off a preseason training program for all its young players to be ready for the 2020 junior rugby union season in late July. President of...

Getting our kids court-ready

Kotara South Netball Club president Helena Hannan-Taylor says it will be a special day when the Tiger Tots take their positions on the court for the first time in 2020. After the season's...
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