Gunnedah and District Soccer Association held its first inter-club Girls Gala Day on Sunday 1 August. After a successful 2020 intra-club Girls Gala Day, Gunnedah and District Soccer Association this year invited clubs from across the Northern Inland to participate in the day.
“We were absolutely blown away to have 25 teams enter our first inter-club Girls Gala Day” said event organiser and club secretary Helen Cygan.
“It was amazing to see almost 200 girls aged between 7 and 15 enjoying themselves and having such a great day of football. It was a beautiful sunny day and such an incredible atmosphere.”
Teams from Narrabri Junior Soccer Association, Coonabarabran Football Club, North Companions Football Club, Quirindi Football Club and Moree Junior Soccer Club along with local teams from Gunnedah all participated in the day.
In attendance on the day was Annelise Rosnell – Female Participation and Inclusion Officer – from Northern NSW Football.
Annelise applauded the event for being such a success. “A huge congratulations to the club on running such a successful day. It was inspiring to see so many girls from clubs across the region come together for a day of football. I hope it sparks a series of football events for girls in the Northern Inland region” she said.
This Gala Day was the second of the season following Inverell Football Clubs carnival earlier in June. Next Sunday 8 August, Narrabri Junior Soccer Association are hosting their annual club carnival. Gunnedah will host their mixed carnival on Sunday 15 August followed by Moree Junior Soccer Club on Sunday 22 August. For more club carnival information visit our website.
Under 8 Winners – Quirindi FC, Under 8 Runners Up – Gunnedah Honeybees, Under Winners – Gunnedah Girls, Under 10 Runners Up – Quirindi FC B, Under 12 Winners – Narrabri Girls, Under 12 Runners Up – Chicks With Kicks (Gunnedah), Under 15 Winners – North Companions Pink Pandas, Under 15 Runners Up – Mannion Drilling (Gunnedah).