The NRL Team Canterbury Bulldogs arrived in Papua New Guineayesterday to visit Kavieng, New Ireland Province.
The enthusiastic football players were ontheir second visit as part ofthein PNG Community Activation Tour.
The team booked a spot inthe 2013 NRL Elimination final but went down to New Castle Knights in a fiery battle ending offthe season.
A contingent of eight players and officials will be visiting schools, delivering messages on healthy living, domestic violence and HIV & Aids Awareness.
Former West Tigers’ utility back and current Bulldogs winger Mitch Brown was part ofthe team last year to Kavieng and this year is no exception.
“We will be doingthe same as last year. We’ll be going out tothe communities and schools and do some hands-on staff and also conduct clinics…basically we’re giving a helping hand,” said Mitch Brown.
Meanwhile, ‘Pathers onthe Prowl’ arrived to walkthe Kokoda Trek with seven Year 11 High School students’in different Penrith Schools.
‘Pathers onthe Prowl’ is a joint community development program between Penrith Pathers andthe Australia Education Departmentooffering part-time tuition to students’outsidethe mainstream school system, sometimes with Pathers players as mentors.
Penrith Pather’s forward Tim Grant and Coach Ivan Cleary accompanliedthe team.
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