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Central Coast school children will find out what it takes to become a State of Origin star when they train with the NSW Aussie Blues at The Entrance’s Edsacc Oval on Thursday, July 9.

More than 120 children will take part in a skills clinic while also learning about Rugby League’s One Community Eat Well, Play Well, Stay Well health program, which encourages healthy diet and lifestyle.

Eat Well, Play Well, Stay Well promotes positive health messages to children and families to help reduce the incidence of childhood obesity.

“Eating the right foods and regular exercise is something we take for granted as athletes but it’s such an important message for kids,” NSW Aussie Blues captain Kurt Gidley said.

“This clinic is a fun way to highlight the importance of a balanced diet and leading a healthy lifestyle.”

NSW Aussie Blues winger Jarryd Hayne added: “The clinics are a great way to learn about Rugby League but the most important thing we will be teaching there is that to be happy and healthy you have to eat the right foods and exercise.”

The NSW Aussie Blues will stay on the Central Coast until Saturday before travelling to Brisbane on Sunday ahead of Game 3 of the Harvey Norman State of Origin Series against Queensland at Suncorp Stadium on July 15.

WHAT: Skills clinic with NSW Aussie Blues and local school children
WHEN: Thursday, July 9, 9.30-10.30am
WHERE: Edsacc Oval, The Entrance, Entrance Road, Bateau Bay

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