Geelong Cats bring community camp to Warrnambool

PRESENCE: Geelong Cats players during a visit to Warrnambool last year. The Cats are sending a contingent to the city next week.
PRESENCE: Geelong Cats players during a visit to Warrnambool last year. The Cats are sending a contingent to the city next week.

A NUMBER of Geelong Cats footballers will make their way to Warrnambool next week as part of the AFL’s 2017 community camps.

Their visit will kick off with a reception at the Civic Green on Thursday, before visits to Brauer College, South West Health Care, St John of God and Australia Post that afternoon.

The players will head along to training with Hampden under 14 and Warrnambool and District under 14.5 squads and Kickstart Trials at Emmanuel College in the afternoon.

Hawks Junior Football Netball Club will host a community dinner at the Lady Bay Resort on the Thursday, which a number of Geelong players and officials will attend.

The Cats will conclude their visit next Friday morning with a super clinic at Friendly Societies Park.

The visit is part of the annual AFL community camps, which send the league’s 18 teams around Australia for community engagement. The Warrnambool visit will fall on the week off between Geelong’s first and second pre-season matches.