A brilliant session this morning as Pontefract Pirate Juniors prepare for The Family Fun Day at Nostell Priory next Saturday to celebrate World Down Syndrome Awareness Day – watch them play and join in as they demonstrate their footie skills throughout the afternoon event.
The fun at Nostell kicks off at 1pm and won’t end until the final whistle at 4pm.
There will be lots of brilliant entertainment as well as Ruben and the other Junior Pirates showing off their skills there will be a mascot race, cheerleading display, face painting, bun decorating, walkabout theatre from Shabang! Theatre Adventures, a bouncy castle, land train, dog displays fairground games and a fire engine! As well as information stands on local Down Syndrome Support Groups – Wakefield & District who are hosting the event and our very own Huddersfield.
All this is completely FREE so why not bring along the whole family!
It’s Sunday, it’s 10am and we’re heading to Pontefract for our weekly training session with the fabulous Pontefract Pirates junior football team. The pirates are run under the wing of Pontefract Collieries Football Club from the White Rose Stadium on Beechnut Lane. The club enables people of all ages with learning difficulties to play organised football, and runs weekly training and coaching sessions for all the teams. The juniors are trained by coaches Trevor Waddington & Gary Smith, who have built up a successful adult team who compete in National Disability Football Championships across the country.
The Sunday sessions run from 11am till noon at Pontefract Collieries Football Club. Over the weeks we have seen the players skills improve and as a team they put up a fine show recently at the Ability Counts League at the Goals Centre in Bradford.
New members are very welcome at the club – please contact Trevor and find out more at http://www.pontecolls.co.uk/pirates/