Junior Top Shot Shoot-Out

Newcastle Jets players Ben Kennedy and Antun Kovacic attended this year’s Junior Top Shot Shoot-Out competition at Lambton Swimming Centre.

Lambton Swimming Centre was abuzz with almost 200 junior football fans as they received tips from Ben Kennedy and Antun Kovacic from the Newcastle Jets football team during the annual Top Shot Shoot-Out at Lambton Swimming Centre on Wednesday 8th October.

Newcastle City Council’s Business Liaison Coordinator Susan Denholm says “The day was a great family orientated community event, enjoyed by almost 200 budding young football stars. The children were thrilled to have the Jets players play mini-games with them, chat and sign autographs.”

The glorious summer weather and ever-increasing popularity of the Jets meant numbers were up by approximately 80 on last years event with boys and girls participating ranging from under 7 through to over 13 years.

“Council-s annual Junior Top Shot Soccer Shoot-Out is a great opportunity for children to enjoy an affordable relaxed day out with friends and family during the holidays, mingle informally with players from Newcastle Jets, enjoy free rides on the Giant 100 metre Water Slide, a refreshing swim and a cuddle with Prime Possum.” said Ms Denholm.

Newcastle Jets Marketing Manager, Suzie Ninevski says, “The event is all about having a go and our players are pleased to be part of this active lifestyle, healthy future initiative with Newcastle City Council and PRIME Television.”

The event was been made possible with assistance from Newcastle Jets, PRIME Television, Greater Union, Radio Station 2HD, Rebel Sport and Greg Frame Promotions.