Double victory for West Kempsey

More than 150 students from six primary schools within the Macleay competed at the Paul Kelly AFL competition on Monday.

More than 150 students from six primary schools within the Macleay competed at the Paul Kelly AFL competition on Monday.

There were more than 150 primary school boys and girls competing in the AFL Paul Kelly Cup on Monday.

West Kempsey grabbed the double as they finished in first place in the boys and girls competitions.

There were six primary schools from across the Macleay Valley competing at the event including West Kempsey, St Joseph’s College, Smithtown, Kempsey Adventist, South West Rocks and Crescent Head.

The six primary schools entered 13 teams in total. 

The two West Kempsey teams advance through the Paul Kelly Cup and they will compete at Coffs Harbour at the Cex Stadium on June 7. 

There were 20 teachers in attendance with the sport more than 60 spectators.

The program was created to introduce the sport to people at a young age and help them stay active.

The program will help produce young talent.

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