A number of introductory rugby union sessions will be held across the Great Lakes next week to encourage kids to get involved in the sport.
Aimed at children between six and 14, the sessions will run for an hour and a half and no previous experience in the game is required.
Lower Mid North Coast junior rugby coordinator, Aaron Dodds, said the free sessions were a great opportunity for kids.
"If parents and kids are looking for something fun to do over the holidays and looking for pathways to join a rugby community, the time is now," he said.
The first session will run at the Peter Barclay Field, Tuncurry on Tuesday, January 21 between 9:30-11am.
The second will run at the Aub Ferris Oval, Nabiac on Wednesday, January 22 between 9:30-11am.
There will also be sessions in Taree, Old Bar and Gloucester.
Lisa Vogel from the Waratahs Development Squad will be on hand along with a number of local representative players who will help run the sessions.
Kids are encouraged to bring along a drink bottle, sunscreen and a mouth guard.
The introductory sessions will then lead into the successful 'Get Into Rugby' program that ran for the first time in 2019.
Open to six to 14-year-olds, the program will again be held each week at Aub Ferris Oval, Nabiac, with the U10s, U12s and U14s to take part in a competition after an initial three weeks of training and establishing teams.
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