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Little Leagies comes to Logan school

Scott Prince and four-year-old Tannayah Vincent who will take part in soccer sessions at Woodridge North State School.
Scott Prince and four-year-old Tannayah Vincent who will take part in soccer sessions at Woodridge North State School. Kelly Daniels

FORMER State of Origin player and NRL halfback Scott Prince is bringing his Little Leagies program to Woodridge North State School.

In partnership with Access, the pilot program will have children aged two to four taking part in rugby league sessions and reading time.

Prince said the program had been a success on the Gold Coast and he wanted to see it work in Logan.

"I've been given this opportunity to work in the Logan community and it's great, I'm dipping my toes in," he said.

"In terms of sporting idols out of here, it's a huge growth area."

Prince said the program was about giving kids a chance to get involved in sport.

"We want them to be active, I started out when I was four or five," he said.

Access community hub leader Shelly Yip said the program catered for kids who were moving into school in the coming years.

"There will be eight sessions in the first group and then we will run it again next term," she said.

"The first half-hour of the session is a reading program and the second half is Little Leagies."

There are still spots available, if anyone is interested in signing their child up please contact the school.

The program has been made possible with funding from the Logan City Council Community Services Grants program.

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