Illawarra league hosting 'come and try day'
Illawarra Rugby League will be looking to unearth the next Sam Bremner or Kezie Apps when it hosts a women’s “come and try day” at Ziems Park 10am-12pm on Saturday.
Girls 16 and over are invited to participate in drills and a Nines game with all current WDL clubs present to assist with the day and meet new players looking for a club to join. Similarly, girls looking to play in new junior female league-tag competitions in under 12s, 14s and 16s age groups are invited to come along to have a try at the non-contact variation of the game.
“Rugby league is offering more opportunities for girls to get involved in on-field action, through both tackle and tag versions of the game,” IRL manager Chris Bannerman said.
“NRL Development will conduct drills and games to introduce new players to the rules and safe play methods to enable them to confidently join a team in 2016.
“Any girl who wants to see what the game can offer them should come along and have a go.”