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Media Advisory: Newcastle Knights talk sports and education at WelTec on 28 January 2015 & host a training clinic on Thursday morning at the Petone Rec

Media Release: 26 January 2015

Media are invited to join Michael Hagan, Jeremy Smith, Craig Smith and Troy Pezet from the Newcastle Knights when they talk high performance sport & education at WelTec this week.


Where: Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) Petone Campus, Kensington Avenue

When: 5PM - 8PM Wednesday 28 January 2015. A night with the Knights and
8AM and 12PM Thursday 29 January 2015 Rugby League Training Clinic, Petone Recreation Ground


WelTec in association with the Tamaiti Whangai programme is proud to be hosting the Newcastle Knights this week at our Petone campus when the Knights will talk about player development and the benefits of combining high level sporting performance with education.

Please join us on Wednesday 28 January and meet Michael Hagan (State of Origin and NRL championship winning coach), Jeremy and Craig Smith (Kiwi league legends), and Troy Pezet (Knights' High Performance and under 20s Coach) along with David Lomax (Ex Newcastle Knights, Paris St Germaine, Huddersfield Giants, NZ Kiwis ’93, Bachelor of Youth Development). These rugby league stars will share advice with young Wellingtonians on how to make it in the NRL and will address the audience on the opportunities of professional sport and education.