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A program that touches all bases

27 March 2018

The inclusive nature of touch football ensures there is a “place on the field for everyone” regardless of their ability.

Get in the Game, sport

9 March 2018

Our Commonwealth Games athletes are getting behind Sporting Schools to help encourage school children to play sport. See how.

Sporting Schools School Yard to Sports Star: Chris Hamer

7 March 2018

Victorian runner Chris Hamer started athletics as a middle distance specialist but thanks to one of Australia’s greatest distance coaches he now runs marathons! Chris talks about his early days playing a variety of sports during a recent Sporting School visit.

ASC steps in to support Deadly 7s

2 March 2018

The Australian Sports Commission has committed to helping Rugby Australia roll out our nation’s first Indigenous Rugby program known as Deadly 7s in 2018.

Lacrosse quickly shoots – and scores

2 March 2018

It has the spatial awareness of basketball, the hand-eye coordination required for hockey and it’s fast – so it’s not surprising lacrosse is hitting goals for schools across Australia.

Sporting Schools a ‘vital’ link for teens

2 March 2018

Only five of the Year 7-8 girls at Good Shepherd College in Hamilton, in Victoria’s south-west, play an organised sport. The College’s director of sport, Rhett Beattie, says sporting organisations, schools and clubs need to support individuals and “make it OK to be a beginner at any age”.

Students have an oarsome introduction

2 March 2018

The Grade 3 students at Miles Franklin Primary School in the ACT had an oarsome time recently – trialling the Sporting Schools rowing program. According to PE teacher Chris Currie the children enjoyed an introduction engaging with a non-traditional sport.

What would $20k do for your school sports club?

14 February 2018

New equipment, uniforms, facilities, funds for team travel? $20k is the average amount that grassroots clubs, schools and community groups fundraised last year through the Sports Foundation.