Embracing the ethos of sporting cultures
FOOTY fever hit Barry Britton Reserve in Balga as Edmund Rice Centre WA’s finest juniors from multicultural backgrounds played in the centre’s annual Harmony Cup.
EDMUND Rice Centre WA’s latest crop of junior footy players showcased their goal kicking prowess at the Harmony Cup.
Female and male players from the Mirrabooka-based centre’s junior and youth academies took part in two matches at Barry Britton Reserve in Balga on September 26.
The family event highlighted the growth of talent and awareness of AFL among multicultural youth.
In 2010, the centre launched Australia’s first multicultural Australian rules team, the Edmund Rice Lions followed by the creation of Young Lions, Butler Falcons and Young Falcons from 2013 to 2014.
Butler Falcons player Alijok Chol listens to instructions from the coach.
Edmund Rice Lions taking on the Butler Falcons (in red).