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Sky’s the limit for talented duo

Two very talented Nullagine Footballers attended a Naitanui Academy training session in Newman in mid-June. Carla Francis and Cheyenne Booth, both aged 15, had been recognised from previous tournaments such as the Kirby Bentley Cup, and were invited to attend the training session in Newman. The training was led by West Coast Eagles Game Development […]

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Another First for our Western Desert Youth

For the first time, Martu youth from the Western Desert communities of Nullagine, Kiwirrkurra, Parnngurr and Punmu have participated in the Kirby Bentley Cup and the Nicki Winmar Carnival, both held recently in Perth. The Kirby Bentley Cup is a 9-a-side round-robin tournament for Aboriginal girls aged 13 to 15 years of age. The Nicky […]

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Martu youth soak up Camp environment

A group of the most talented U/16’s football players from the Kimberley, Pilbara and the Western Desert travelled to Perth in the April School Holidays to participate in a three-day talent academy camp run by the West Australian Football Commission. The group of 35 players participated in many organised activities over the course of the […]

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Santa Visits Community

For the thirteenth successive year, ‘Christmas Father’ has visited seven remote Martu communities around Telfer in Western Australia’s Western Desert region. ‘Christmas Father,’ as he is called in these parts, brings cheer, presents and festive food and treats to the 300 children living in Kunawarritji, Punmu, Warralong, Marble Bar, Nullagine, Jigalong and Parnngurr over two […]

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Ngurra Kujungka

The Newcrest Mining Western Desert Football Shield has involved representative squads drawn from each of the eight Western Desert communities travelling about 1500km to Perth to participate in an exhibition match prior to AFL games, and in the National Softball Championships. The Shield involves two teams – Yapurra, western communities Warralong, Nullagine, Jigalong and Parnpajinya; […]