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Sammie Wood is holding a holiday clinic in her home town of Grenfell on January 24. Photo by Elesa Kurtz.
Sammie Wood is holding a holiday clinic in her home town of Grenfell on January 24. Photo by Elesa Kurtz.

Grenfell’s rugby loving youngsters will have the opportunity to improve their skills with one of the town’s favourite daughters.

Sammie Wood is returning to Grenfell on Thursday, January 24 to hold a holiday rugby clinic at Bembrick Oval from 6pm.

Sammie’s training clinic will focus on passing, tackling and kicking.

“Let’s have some fun,” Sammie said, encouraging local children to attend.

Cost is just $10 per child and parents will need to sign a consent form before their child can take part.

To book a spot contact Sammie on 040940902 or email her at footywithwoody@gmail.com

Sammie has been a talented sportswoman since her childhood in Grenfell and has scaled the height sin a number of codes.

She played in football's W-League for Newcastle and Canberra.

She returned to rugby league and then rugby union in recent years playing in the Canberra Raiders Cup tackle league and making the Country side in the inaugural women's Country-City Origin.

She made her Super W debut with the Brumbies and was earmarked as a Wallaroos squad member, before being named captain of the University of Canberra's Uni 7s side.

Sammie enjoys coaching and mentoring children and has assisted with the Come Try Tackle program with the Brumbies as well as travelling to Cootamundra working with VIVA girls teams.