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CALL­ING ALL TIGER CUBS

Boys and girls aged five to 15 can now sign up for the Wests Tigers Kids Triathlon, to be held at Le­ich­hardt Oval on Sun­day, Fe­bru­ary 12. With a short course and a long course on of­fer, all lev­els of abil­ity are catered for, and the event will raise funds for the Feel the Magic Foun­da­tion, which helps kids who are deal­ing with grief. To en­ter, just visit www. west­stigers.com.au.

DUBBO GETS EA­GLE ROCKED

More than 1000 footy fans turned out in Dubbo to see the West­ern Rams play the Sea Ea­gles in ju­nior rep matches late last month. The Tr­bo­je­vic broth­ers and Darcy Lus­sick provided a bit of star power at Cal­tex Park, where Manly’s teams notched re­sound­ing wins in both the un­der-16s and un­der-18s. James “Buster” Nel­son (Dubbo) and Char­lie Staines (Forbes) were stand­outs for the home sides.

SPORTS STU­DENTS GET A LEG-UP

Stu­dents look­ing for an al­ter­na­tive path­way to get­ting their HSC have been given a help­ing hand by the Bun­nies, who have part­nered with Syd­ney’s SEDA Col­lege. As well as land­ing their HSC, stu­dents will also be able to ob­tain cer­tifi­cates in busi­ness and sport and recre­ation, not to men­tion a grass­roots coach­ing qual­i­fi­ca­tion. It all adds up to a huge head start for any­one want­ing to start a ca­reer in the sport­ing in­dus­try.

MOR­RIS TELLS MI­NORS ABOUT RE­SPECT

Brett Mor­ris was one of six NRL stars who vis­ited Kingscliff on the NSW North Coast to ap­pear at pri­mary and high schools. Mor­ris was pro­mot­ing the League’s cam­paign against bul­ly­ing, vi­o­lence and racism, #NRLre­spect, and stressed the im­por­tance of be­ing in­clu­sive of oth­ers. “Plenty of kids at school, some­times they feel left out and it’s about bring­ing them closer to­gether and hope­fully they make some friends,” Mor­ris said.

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