Seagulls lure stars for an arvo

Updated: January 18, 2016
Patrick Dangerfield (left) and Travis Boak will make a special appearance at North Shore on Sunday. Picture: AFL PHOTOS


FOLLOWING the success of an appearance by Gary Ablett last year, North Shore has again been able to lure some big name AFL talent to Windsor Park.

Star Geelong recruit Patrick Dangerfield and Port Adelaide captain Travis Boak, who are both products of the Surf Coast, will be guest speakers this Sunday at the Seagulls’ junior sign-up day, which will be hosted by an over 18s function hosted by former Cats’ star Cam Mooney later that afternoon.

“We’re rapt that Paddy and Trav have shown their support for sport in the northern suburbs,” North Shore president Dale Purcell said.

“Gary Ablett’s visit last year was well received, and we expect another big day on Sunday”

Juniors who sign up with the Seagulls on Sunday will receive a $10 discount on their registration.

There is also a sausage sizzle, jumping castle and other kids activities.

“We’re hoping to continue to re-building our junior section,” Purcell said.

“Sport has been an important part of the lives of people in the northern suburbs for many years and we hope to continue to play a role in that.”

The junior sign-up part of the day will be followed by Boak and Dangerfield being interviewed by Mooney inside the Gordon Hynes Pavillion.

“Cam was fantastic with Gaz last year, and we’re looking forward to hearing him speak with Paddy and Trav,” Purcell said.

The day has received support from a number of companies including Corio Bay Health Group, Edge Financial, Riordan Fuel, Avalon Airport and Winter & Taylor Isuzu for the day.

Tickets cost $60 and are available from

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