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Toyota Good for Footy Raffle

August 14, 2022 · Nina Foxwell · News

 

Good for Footy!

Toyota’s Good for Footy Raffle is up and running!

Support the Sharks, and you could win with the Toyota Good for Footy Raffle. Tickets are just $5 and 100% of the proceeds come back to the Club. There’s 34 amazing prizes up for grabs worth a total of $250,000, including three new Toyotas. That’s better than a meat tray! Buy a ticket or ten and be Good for Footy!

Check out the prizes at toyotagoodforfooty.raffletix.com.au

A massive thanks to those families who have already purchased their tickets. Your contribution towards the Club is very much appreciated.

With the raffle being digital, all sales happen online. All transactions take place within our personalised Club Portal, and you receive tickets directly via email.

The best part of this raffle, is that 100% of the proceeds of every ticket sold comes back to the Club.

We would love for every PLAYER to purchase just one ticket.
We would love for every FAMILY to pass on the link to family and friends so they too have a chance to win

Fundraisers like Toyota where there is zero cost to the Club, help us keep Club fees down.

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Entries close 5 September 2022. The raffle will be drawn at 12pm on 9 September 2022, and winners will be notified by telephone and email (if provided). For full details, please refer to toyotagoodforfooty.raffletix.com.au

Ash Firebrace – Indigenous artist of the Sharks Junior Training Top

July 24, 2022 · Nina Foxwell · News

The Sharks Junior Football Club has been lucky enough to work with Yorta Yorta/Wurundjeri artist Ash Firebrace to create the indigenous artwork on our new training tops.

Ash Firebrace is a Melbourne based artist whose painting journey began at the age of 10. Ash describes the Firebrace family as having a passion for art and painting that extends through the generations. Although his talent was discovered early on, Ash really found his love of art when he started further studies in Learning Pathways for Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.

He finds his source of creative ideas in the bush and can draw from a rich heritage and experience to create stunning and meaningful artworks.

He spends a few days a week working with a heritage and land management team, spending time in the bush. Ash’s favourite place and special space being the water creeks. He finds it a great healer for his mental health and has used the bush especially over the last 2 years.

In 2007, Ash received the Lin Onus Award at the Victorian Indigenous Art Awards for a portrait of the Wurundjeri leader and artist William Barak. Ash’s art can also be seen at the underpass that links the Main Yarra Trail from east to west on the Eastern Freeway (south) side of the Yarra River. The underpass features a painted 60-metre-long mural, celebrating the cultural heritage of the area. The mural was designed and painted in 2019 by Ash Firebrace and Tom Civil and is inspired by the story of how the Yarra River was formed (as told by respected elder Barak).

Ash kindly took on our Sharks training tops as a project.

The artwork represents how the Wurundjeri tribe use to occupy the area and would travel & camp along the Yarra River, living with and respecting the environment.

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Special thank you to our sponsors, whose generosity has allowed us to engage the artist and also keep the price affordable.