Swan Districts women use grant for equip­ment

Hills Gazette (Kalamunda) - - SPORT -

SWAN Districts Women’s Foot­ball Club will buy new uni­forms and equip­ment for the 2018 sea­son af­ter it re­ceived a $4000 grant.

Rac­ing and Wager­ing WA awarded the club a com­mu­nity grant this month.

Cap­tain and V Swans foot­ball academy high per­for­mance and jus­tice man­ager Kara Don­nel­lan, who ap­plied for the grant, said it would ease pres­sure on vol­un­teers to out­source spon­sor­ship and run fundrais­ers.

“Be­ing awarded this grant will en­able our foot­ball club to re­source new play­ing uni­forms and equip­ment which haven’t been up­dated in three years,” she said.

“Our club is home to more than 160 fe­male foot­ball play­ers, as well as hav­ing the high­est par­tic­i­pa­tion rate of indigenous play­ers in the WA Women’s Foot­ball League.

“We pride our­selves on equal­ity and in­clu­siv­ity, as well as pro­vid­ing path­ways for young fe­male ath­letes to learn and de­velop new skills, make new friends and en­gage in com­mu­nity.”

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V Swans cap­tain Kara Don­nel­lan.

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