Kellyville Bushrangers JRLFC has taken out the nib foundation Good Sports Junior Club of the Year Award at the 2017 Good Sports Awards.
Presented by our Executive Officer, Amy Tribe, the award recognises and celebrates the passionate clubs and people who inspire healthy and strong sporting communities across Australia.
Deserving winners, the Kellyville Bushrangers, were awarded $1,000 as part of their achievement in recognition of their commitments to inspiring positive change within the sporting community through creation of a healthier, safe place for juniors to play sport.
The Alcohol and Drug Foundation's Good Sports Junior program, funded by nib foundation, works with more than 450 junior clubs across Australia to help implement practices and policies that promote safe and healthy sporting environments for juniors and spectators involved.
The Kellyville Bushrangers have worked together with the Good Sports Junior program to implement these and influence healthier attitudes towards alcohol, smoking, nutrition and side-line behaviours. Their practices involved including healthier food options in their canteen, educating parents on healthy eating, creating a zero tolerance atmosphere towards anti-social side-line behaviour and promoting continual respect through all aspects of the game.
Congratulations to the club for their commitment to creating a healthier, safer sporting environment for all members and their families!
You can visit the Alcohol and Drug Foundation page to find out more information on our partnership.