North Melbourne star Ben Brown and AFL games-record holder Brent Harvey are heading west this weekend for the third WorkSafe Game of the Month on Sunday June 4.
As far as mid-season blockbusters go they don’t come much bigger for Winchelsea and Geelong West than this Sunday’s Round 8 clash.
Not only will the Blues and the Giants be fighting to stay in touch with the ladder leaders, but they will also battling it out in the third WorkSafe Game of the Month.
Big crowds are expected at Eastern Reserve for the Geelong & District Football Netball League clash between fifth v seventh at 2:10pm.
North Melbourne favourite Ben Brown and AFL games-record holder Brent Harvey will be in attendance to watch the big match that could go a long way to deciding the Geelong & District league’s Top 5.
Rising up through the VFL ranks with Werribee Football Club, Brown has fast become a household name in Victoria, while Northern Knights product Brent Harvey has the most AFL games played by any TAC Cup draftee.
In addition, current Melbourne Vixens player & Vice-Captain Tegan Philip and former Melbourne Phoenix and Australian Diamonds player Eloise Southby will also be in attendance to meet the locals, share their sporting stories and enjoy the local atmosphere.
The match is one of eight WorkSafe Game of the Month games scheduled in leagues across the state this year, with the next match set to be held on Sunday June 18 between West Gippsland Football Netball League’s Phillip Island and Dalyston.
The WorkSafe Games of the Month are an important feature on the country football calendar, helping to highlight the importance of work-place safety to small communities such as Winchelsea and Geelong West.
- WHEN: Sunday June 4, 2017
- WHO: Winchelsea vs Geelong West.
- WHERE: Eastern Reserve (70 Hopkins Street, Winchelsea)
- TIME: Senior match 2:10pm
ACTIVITY LINE-UP INCLUDES:
- Kids activities – football and netball themed inflatables and face painting
- WorkSafe activation where you can meet Ben Brown and test your skills at the handball target and win give-aways
- WorkSafe LED truck scoreboard – see your face on the big screen!
- National Anthem and Post match presentations for the Senior Football an netball match