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Wests Tigers Junior League Visits

Wests Tigers NRL and Women’s squad members visit all 36 Junior League clubs from our Balmain, Macarthur and Group 6 regions. As part of the visits, players join with junior clubs at training to interact with kids and assist with the running of the training sessions.

Wests Tigers Junior Holiday Clinics

Wests Tigers hold a number of rugby league and cheerleading clinics throughout the year in the school holidays. Our rugby league clinics are open to kids aged 6-12 years old, with a focus on the fundamentals skills of rugby league and games. These clinics also include lunch, participant gift bag and also a visit from our Wests Tigers players who assist with drills and are always available for a photo afterwards. Wests Tigers cheerleading clinics are held over two hours where participants will take part in dancing skills and games and also learn a routine that they will perform to parents and guardians at the end of the session. Participants also receive a gift bag and morning tea as part of the clinic.

Wests Tigers Educating Against Violence

In collaboration with the NRL and White Ribbon, Wests Tigers educate junior league participants aged 16 years old on domestic violence and equality. The Voice against Violence workshops use the platform of rugby league and connections with our communities to help increase participants awareness and understanding the serious issues surrounding gender based violence. The rugby league community receive information and practical advice on how to contribute to the prevention of such violence. Participants leave the session feeling a sense responsibility and empowerment to stand up, speak out and take action to contribute to the prevention of violence.

Wests Tigers Community Carnival

Across two days, Wests Tigers NRL squad — along with staff and game development officers — visit in excess of 20,000 student across 60 different schools within our local areas. In pairs, players visit at least three schools each to deliver important messages relevant within our communities. Following these sessions Wests Tigers players and game development staff host "Come and Try" clinics within each area to teach students the fundamental skills of rugby league.

Wests Tigers Community Programs: Grass Roots