Tempest Park, 20 kilometers south of Perth, is home to most of the Aboriginal footballers competing in the Perth Football League’s southern region competition.
Club president Luke Newton said everyone was welcome, especially those coming as a family.
Coolbelup club president Luke Newton said the players and their families all contribute to making the club better.
“I think there were maybe six or seven at one stage, but that’s only this year,” Newton said.
“I live south of the River. It’s about a 25 minute drive and I don’t mind seeing the boys,” Jones said. “Every time you come here, they make you smile. It feels like home.”
“I learned a lot from playing with him.”
“All my cousins and uncles come here to hang out. Words can’t describe the feeling of running outside with my brothers and dads.” [and] My uncle is just a villain. ”
“I never thought I would be playing football with my dad, so it feels like a dream come true,” said Daniel Ford Jr.
Noongar Daniel and Jonathan Ford brothers continue the family tradition of playing football together.
Noongar woman Lucinda Newton also has a long family history of being in the club. She now plays for the women’s team and said she loves watching her son follow his game.
Family comes first at this football club.
Noongar woman Lucinda Newton plays for the women’s team and loves watching her son play.
https://www.sbs.com.au/nitv/article/this-wa-football-club-is-proof-that-families-who-play-together-stay-together/gayvqreg4 This Washington State football club is proof that families who play together stay together