Sport wishes granted

Sports and active recreation clubs throughout the Morwell and Narracan electorates will receive funding as part of the first round of VicHealth’s 2015-16 Active Club Grants program.

Member for Morwell Russell Northe said the grants aim to increase or maintain participation in physical activity by funding essential equipment like bats, portable goals, uniforms and balls.

The following clubs were among a total of 262 across Victoria to share in more than $746,330 of funding.

Boolarra Football Netball Club $960

Boolarra Pony Club $2950

Latrobe Cricket Club $2475

Morwell Baseball Club $2928

Morwell Pegasus Soccer Club $2960

Toongabbie Tennis Club $1319

Traralgon West Cricket Club $2973

West End Junior Football Club $1369

Newborough-Yallourn United Soccer Club $1223