Central Coast Councils give budding athletes a boost
05-06-2012 12:00 AM
Two sporting teams and one Central Coast resident have received a total of $4750 in sponsorship from the Central Coast Regional Organisation of Councils (CCROC) to participate at both national and international sporting events.
A joint initiative of Gosford City and Wyong Shire Councils, CCROC provides sponsorship to residents who have been selected by a national, state or regional body to participate in a recognised sporting or cultural event. In return for sponsorship, the recipients promote the Central Coast in the local, interstate and international arenas.
The Under 17’s Gosford Representative Netball Team has received $1,250 to attend the State Netball Championships to be held in Penrith from 9-11 June. They have shown great commitment as a team, representing the Central Coast region every year since 2007.
Berkley Vale resident Talia Allan has been awarded $1,000 to represent the NSW Under 15’s Combined High Schools’ Water Polo Team in the Pan Pacific and NZ International Water Polo Tournaments being held in New Zealand from 28 June-11 July. Talia was selected for the team as a result of her dedication and exceptional performances in selection trials.
The Central Coast Oztag Under 13 Boys Team has received $2,500 to attend the Oztag State of Origin being held on 24 June 2012 in Caloundra, Queensland. The team was selected after strong performances in local and regional selection trials.