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CHOOKS FACE OFF AGAINST TIGERS AND DOGS The Sydney Roosters are warming up for their tilt at the 2015 NRL premiership trophy and gearing up for a number of key matches in their bid to generate mid-season momentum. The Chooks host the up-and-coming Wests Tigers at Allianz Stadium on Friday, May 8 at 7.35pm. A week later, they’ll head west to ANZ Stadium to battle the Bulldogs on Friday, May 15 at 7.35pm. For tickets and game information, please head to www.sydneyroosters.com.au.
START MOVING AND SPREAD THE SMILE SMILE stands for Social Movement Improves Life Everyday. It is a fun, low-impact seated workout based on the music and style of ballroom and Latin dancing. Not every older adult can do an hour of Zumba, nor can those with balance problems. If this sounds like you, SMILE may be just your cup of chamomile. Classes are held every Friday at Little Bay Coast Centre for Seniors from 1.152pm. For more info, please visit www.spreadthesmile.com.au.
SPORTING WALK OF FAME ON AGENDA Randwick City Council is investigating establishing a sporting walk of fame in Randwick City. If the concept is adopted by Council there will be a strict set of rules and guidelines established around the process for selecting inductees. Council staff are preparing a report into the establishment of a sporting walk of fame and will consider possible locations and guidelines. The report will come back to Council later this year for consideration. Do you support the establishment of a sporting walk of fame? Vote now at www.yoursayrandwick.com.au.
WAVERLEY CRICKET NET UPGRADE The NSW Member for Coogee, Bruce Notley-Smith, recently approved a $25,000 community building partnership grant to Eastern Suburbs Cricket Club to upgrade its training nets. Work on the Waverley Park public cricket nets has already started and the upgrade is expected to finish soon. Waverley Council is also contributing $25,000 to the upgrade. For more information, visit www.waverley.nsw.gov.au. WATER PUPPY RAISES FUNDS FOR SURF LIFESAVING On January 4, 2014 Moneera Mellick was one of 50 lucky
Local fishermen returning to shore after a night at sea.
swimmers rescued by surf lifesavers at North Bondi. Filled with immense gratitude, she transformed this experience into the tale of ‘Water Puppy Goes to the Beach’, an uplifting summer adventure story that teaches kids about sun and surf safety. Proceeds from book sales are donated to the SLSA. To get involved and secure yourself a copy of the book, visit www. chuffed.org/project/waterpuppy. BUSY MONTH OF SHUTE SHIELD RUGBY The Shute Shield season is underway, with Randwick notching up a few important early season wins. The Galloping Greens have a big month of rugby ahead in May, travelling to Sydney University on May 2 for the traditional grudge match before hosting fellow arch-rivals Manly a week later at Coogee Oval on May 9. Randwick also host Gordon on Sunday, May 31. Meanwhile, Eastern Suburbs will host Eastwood at Woollahra Oval on May 2 and West Harbour on May 9 in what are shaping up as key contests for the Beasties. All first grade fixtures kick off at 3pm. For more information, please visit http://www.nswrugby.com.au/ ShuteShield.
Published on Apr 21, 2015