Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

A Dream Comes True

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

A Dream Comes True

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AUSSIE RULES: NAB AFL Auskick participant Zac Hokins has won the opportunity of a lifetime to play on the MCG at half time of the AFL grand final on Saturday.

The Mackay youngster will be accompanied by his mum, Kerryn, and will travel to Melbourne to participate in grand final activities from tomorrow.

Seven-year-old Zac said he was "very excited" about the trip.

The promising junior said he had been playing Auskick for one year and was enjoying it.

"My favourite part is tackling," Zac said.

Zac is a proud Western Bulldogs supporter, but he tipped Geelong to take out the AFL decider.

Zac is one of 94 winners who will join NAB AFL Auskick ambassador Robert 'Dipper' DiPierdomenico in the grand final parade as well as visiting the MCG's National Sports Museum and participating in the grand final pre-match entertainment.

A further 22 children involved will win the opportunity to present a premiership medal to one of the players from the winning team. …

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