17 May, 2023
Academy Games in Wagga Wagga
The Your Local Club Academy Games were held in Wagga Wagga from March 21 - 23, with more than 1000 young athletes coming together to compete in a range of sports.
Academies who attended the games
were the Western Region Academy of
Sport, Southern Sports Academy, Central
Coast Academy of Sport, North Coast
Academy of Sport, Illawarra Academy
of Sport, Hunter Academy of Sport,
South West Sydney Academy of Sport,
South East Sport Academy, Scorers
Academy and Northern Inland Academy
They participated in triathlon,
indoor volleyball, golf, hockey, basketball,
cycling, and netball.
Balladoran’s Lochy Nolan was selected
this year for the Western Region
Academy of Sport (WRAS) basketball
team, and participated in the games over
the weekend. WRAS versed Northern
Inland Academy, Central Coast Academy,
South East Sports Academy, and
Hunter Academy in their pool.
The boys team finished at the top of their pool and advanced through the finals to face Southern Sports Academy in the grand final. Lochy’s strong efforts in the competition and the finals, contributed to the team finishing the weekend with a silver medal, as well as him being chosen from all the basketball athletes as a member of the Allstar team.