It has been confirmed that the
Tasmanian Premier of the Day
will be invited to be
Number 1 Ticket Holder for
Jim Bacon ,M.H.A. has accepted
the invitation for the inaugural year.
MBF STATE MANAGER and former Hawthorn Footballer recently announced an $80,000 sponsorship of junior football in Tasmania.
The sponsorship will include funds for a major country championship for players aged 8 -16.
The MBF COMMUNITY FOOTBALL programme will provide support to the 3 major junior leagues in Tasmania the NWJFU,NTJFA and the STJFL, assisting around 4000 juniors.
Mr Hudson believes a crowd of more than 18,000 would attend the AFL match between Hawthorn and Adelaide at York Park on May 6.
Mr Hudson said that MBF regarded the junior football development programme as one of it's most important sponsorships,as it will act as a catalyst to encourage more children to become active in sport.
Over 2500 young players
between 5 and 8 will take
part in organised AUSKICK
programmes in 2001.
AUSKICK is held in 60 centres
around Tasmania and makes it's
debut at OATLANDS,HOWRAH PRIMARY,
FLInDERS ISLAND and PERTH.
AUSKICK is a fun introduction to
AUSSIE RULES as it helps to
develop their skills by playing a
The highlight for many of the
youngsters will be at half time
during the AFL GAME at
YORK PARK on MAY 6,when they
show supporters what
they have learned.
Always back up
No matter where a ball is hit, you should be moving somewhere. Even if the ball is not hit towards you, you should be moving to a position in case of an error or overthrow.