GEELONG PRIDE CUP

It was a pleasure to be at the Geelong Football League Pride Cup on Sunday, 9 June, which was between Leopold and Newtown football and netball clubs. The Pride Cup is a local initiative to promote diversity and inclusion, and it has been embraced strongly by sporting groups and organisations in Geelong. The day kicked off with a widely supported function at the Leopold Sportsmans Club, where amongst other speakers Leopold president Brendan Thompson and Newtown present Shaun McWilliam spoke of the work done by the clubs in promoting diversity and inclusion within the clubs. I congratulate them both and also the Geelong Football League, all other supporting organisations including the Geelong Football Club and the various sponsors. It was enthusiastically supported, and I also want to congratulate Leopold on a very convincing win on the day.