LMRFF Hosts Football Festival for Athletes with a Disability

April 4th, 2015

Lake Macquarie Regional Football Facility today hosted 150 students as part of a Football Festival for Athletes with a Disability facilitated by Northern NSW Football (NNSWF) in conjunction with West Wallsend Senior FC and Rathmines Primary School’s Mick Sneesby.
Students along with teachers and carers from local primary schools including Five Islands, Hamilton South, Toronto, Speers Point, Fennell Bay, Rathmines, Shortland, Newcastle Junior, Eleebana, Jesmond were in attendance.

The Football Festival provided an opportunity for students with a disability to participate in competitive and non-competitive football activities and was supported by West Wallsend Senior FC through the provision of food, ground hire, football packs for schools and a memorial trophy.

With the day’s emphasis on involvement and social inclusion, the students participated in a round robin format with no points awarded.

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