Indigenous design for Uni Hawks

 The University Hawks AFC has been a pioneer in promoting the AFL’s Indigenous Round of football in Townsville and has worked tirelessly over the past few years to establish a healthy relationship with the local Indigenous educational facility, Shalom Christian College. 

To further strengthen the bond between the club and college, the Hawks engaged all enrolled students to create a new and unique Indigenous inspired football jumper for the club to wear each year during Indigenous Round.

This initiative was fully funded by three very generous Sponsors – Health and Wellbeing North Ward; Anti-Discrimination Commission Queensland; and Play By The Rules.

On match day, elders from the college will present the jumpers to the participating Hawks players prior to the reserves and senior matches.

A traditional Welcome to Country will be performed and Indigenous players will be selected to captain their sides.

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