Grants totalling $50,000 for eight sports clubs in Miranda electorate

Rebels raid: Action at Southern Districts Rugby's home ground, Forshaw Park at Sylvania Waters. Picture: John Veage,

Rebels raid: Action at Southern Districts Rugby's home ground, Forshaw Park at Sylvania Waters. Picture: John Veage,

Eight sporting clubs in Miranda electorate have been awarded state government grants for uses ranging from buying equipment and uniforms to providing training for coaches.

The largest grant, $17,000, is for a machinery shed at Southern Districts Rugby Club’s headquarters at Forshaw Park, Sylvania Waters.

Other grants, announced by Miranda MP Eleni Petinos, include: 

  • ​Aquinas Holy Family Colts Junior Rugby League Club: $5000, portable shelter and shade.
  • Sylvania Heights Netball Club: $2495, equipment and umpire training. 
  • Sylvania Bowling Club: $2300, bowling green renovation.
  • Sylvania Junior Rugby: $5000, uniforms.
  • Kareela Golf and Social Club: $6830, artificial turf upgrade.
  • Sutherland Shire Netball Association: $6375, uniforms and coach training.
  • St George Rowing Club: $5000, gym equipment. 

Grants totalling $50,000 are made to each electorate under the state government’s Local Sport Grant Program.

The program aims to increase regular and on-going participation opportunities in sport and active recreation.

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