National Indigenous Touch Football Knockout Results and Photos

- Sunday, November 19, 2017

The Quit B Fit team in partnership with Dubbo Regional Council, Touch Football NSW, Touch Football Australia, Black Money Enterprises and Manly Warringah Sea Eagles hosted the first National Indigenous Touch Football Knockout in Dubbo on the weekend of the 11th and 12th November 2017.

The Knockout was a great event with over 20 teams participating for up to $40,000 in prize money for the winners and runners up teams.

The Winner and Runners Up teams are listed below:

Mixed B Grade

  • Lively Connections 3 defeated Thuroona 1
  • Player of the Final: Matthew Hanzel-Fuller (Lively Connections)

Mixed A Grade

  • Koori Kama 7 defeated Amaroo All Stars 6
  • Player of the Final: Katie Shaw

Mens C Grade

  • Euraba 5 defeated Young Guns 3
  • Player of the Final: Caleb Bergen

Mens B Grade

  • Smooth Finish 5 defeated Kamilaroi Dreamerz 4
  • Player of the Final: Murray Stewart

Mens A Grade

  • Castlereagh All Blacks 6 defeated Top Camp Swans 5
  • Player of the Final: Tony Pellow

Next year’s event will be moved to the June Long weekend with more details released shortly.

WACHS celebrate 25 year milestone

- Monday, November 13, 2017

“From little things big things grow.”

That is what founding member of the Wellington Aboriginal Corporation Health Service (WACHS), Aunty Joyce Williams, said to herself 25 years ago when the service was launched.

It has certainly been the case for the organisation which flourished over the last two decades to now service locations across the state.

The milestone was celebrated with the help of community members, ambassadors and services at Pioneer Park on Friday – a sight to behold for Aunty Joyce who reminisced on the service’s early days.

Read more: http://www.wellingtontimes.com.au/story/5040130/wachs-clocks-up-25-years-photos-video/

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