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WHAT HAVE YOUR ACHIEVEMENTS BEEN SO FAR?

I have been the captain of the Nambucca Bellingen Rep cricket team for 3 years. I have been part of the north coast cricket academy for 4 years and have been selected to play for them each year at carnivals in Newcastle, the Gold Coast and Yamba. I also played T 20 under 16’s. Last year I helped coach and umpire for the Nambucca under 12 team.
I was joint winner of most wickets in senior men’s cricket last season and I won best young player of the season in that grade. 

WHY DID YOU APPLY FOR THIS GRANT?

 Training for North Coast takes me to Grafton and Maclean on a regular basis plus each carnival is run over 5 days which incurs high travel and accommodation costs. During the season I usually play 3 games each weekend plus umpiring. It’s a lot of travelling. 

HOW WILL THIS GRANT BENEFIT YOU? AND HOW DO YOU PLAN ON USING IT?

 I would like to try to join the indigenous cricket training squad which is based in Sydney. This grant would help cover the cost of travel and accommodation for that plus assist with my North Coast Academy carnival costs.

I’d also like to take the umpires course so I can umpire at higher level games in the future.

WHAT ARE YOU HOPES AND DREAMS FOR THE FUTURE?

 I’d like to be selected for the Bradman cup cricket team and to travel overseas with Lyons cricket.

 

 

AppliCations Now Open

If you are a local Coffs Harbour, Nambucca or Grafton child or junior group who needs assistance with your academic, sporting, community, cultural or social project, we want to hear from you.

Tell us how the McDonald’s Junior Grant can help you achieve your dreams!

Kasey

Kasey

WHAT HAVE YOUR ACHIEVEMENTS BEEN SO FAR?  I have been picked at 10 years old to play for the under 12 rep soccer team. At 11 and 12 I was chosen to play for the PSSA soccer team. And at 15 I started playing for the Womens B grade soccer team aswell as my normal...

Jade

Jade

WHAT HAVE YOUR ACHIEVEMENTS BEEN SO FAR?  I won Coffs Harbour High School 13yr boys 3km Cross Country race, the Mid North Coast Zone Championship and the North Coast Region Championship. I finished 8th in the NSW State All Schools Cross Country Championships in Sydney...

Toby

Toby

WHAT HAVE YOUR ACHIEVEMENTS BEEN SO FAR?  I began competitive racing at the beginning of 2019 and achieved a number of overall wins and places(first/second/third) in local grass track and motocross events. I also managed to purchase my own 2018 KTM250 by working part...