South West Welcomes NRL Ambassadors and Gold Coast Titans
The NRL Community Carnival headed to South West Queensland to spread the message of Wellbeing. NRL ambassadors Michael Crocker, Nathan Hindmarsh, Alan Tongue, Joe Galuvao, Luke Bailey and Petero Civoniceva as well as Gold Coast Titans visited schools and held Come and Try clinics.
February was full of NRL Community Carnival visits with the Gold Coast Titans visiting Toowoomba schools in the lead up to their trial match against the NZ Warriors. NRL One Community Ambassadors also visited Warwick, Miles Chinchilla and areas surroiunding to hold sessions at schools as well as Come and Try clinics at Junior Rugby League Clubs.
NRL Game Development Officer Jim Stevens said "It was terrific to have the ambassadors come out to the South West the kids really got a kick out of their visit and also learnt about healthy eating and the benefits of having an active life." The ambassadors spoke to the schools about wellbeing and also competed against some students in various actitivites. Schools were left with the presentation as well as resources, with NRL merchandise to hand out.
Community Carnival is part of the NRL’s commitment to making a positive difference in the community. It is also an opportunity to speak out on key social issues and to grow participation in Rugby League at a grassroots level.