The St George Illawarra Dragons with support of The Disability Trust, NRL Wheelchair Rugby League and NSW Sport and Recreation recently ran their Inaugural NAIDOC All Abilities Holiday Clinic, with over 30 participants with varying experience and abilities in attendance.
The day commenced with an official Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony performed by Uncle Richard Campbell from Gumaraa Aboriginal Experiences.
The participants took part in a range of different across the day, which include a range of traditional Indigenous games that mimicked the skills needed for hunting and protection.
The games not only provided lots of fun and movement but was a great opportunity to celebrate and learn about the Indigenous culture while working on fundamental movement skills.
Dragons Community an NRL game Developmentthen conducted rugby league-related games, before participants took to the courts to try wheelchair rugby league ran by the NRL Wheelchair staff, volunteers and St George Illawarra Dragons Wheelchair Rugby League Players Mitch Stone.
The St George Illawarra Dragons look forward to hosting the event again in 2023.