Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Rugby 7s Young Talent Time; Millie Boyle Special Guest at NCAS Day

Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Rugby 7s Young Talent Time; Millie Boyle Special Guest at NCAS Day

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Byline: Alison Paterson alison.paterson@northernstar.com.au

A GUEST appearance by Walleroo Millie Boyle will be a highlight of a talent identification day for the region's youth girls rugby 7s next month.

North Coast Academy of Sport director John Kincade said a rugby 7s Talent ID Day at Southern Cross University on February 4 between 9.30am and 12.30pm will offer girls another sporting pathway.

Kincade said the growing popularity of rugby 7s has seen a massive opportunity for young women in the region to get involved in the exciting sport.

He said by having the Walleroo lock on the field, it will show girls there's no barrier to entry in the sport.

"We will have a special guest by Millie Boyle who started off playing rugby with her brothers in the backyard," he said.

"Millie will be a real inspiration on the day to the young women."

NCAS athletes Jessica Tulka, 13, Tara Barrett, 14, and Lana Cotterill, 13, said they were keen to give rugby 7s a red-hot go. …

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