The Nationals Gippsland South Sport and Recreation Sport

Funding boost for local sporting clubs

Local sports clubs have shared in just under $6,000 of State Government funding under the Sporting Club Grants Program.

The Nationals Member for Gippsland South, Danny O’Brien, congratulated the Poowong Tennis Club ($970), Sale Maffra Cricket Association ($1,000), Sale Tennis Club ($1,000) and Leongatha Basketball Association ($3,000) on their successful applications.

The funds will be used for a variety of advancements across the clubs including new equipment, uniforms and training for coaches.

Mr O’Brien said sporting clubs like these are a crucial element of our community.

 “Getting involved with a sports clubs has great social and health benefits.

 “The sporting clubs provide a great service to our community and I am delighted to see them receiving some much needed funding.”

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The Nationals Member for Gippsland South, Danny O’Brien, celebrating a successful grant application with Leongatha Basketball Association President, Dan Monaghan.

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