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Bowls day raises fund for rugby league charity

A charity bowls day held at the Ettalong Bowling Club has raised nearly $6000.

The Men of League Foundation's Central Coast Committee raised the money at its annual bowls day.

It will be used to provide assistance to those in need in the local rugby league community.

The bowls day held at Ettalong Bowling Club on February 27 was the ninth time the annual event was hosted by the club.

It saw 150 players, guests and supporters spend a day out with special guest, former State of Origin player, NRL Premiership winner and current Men of League Foundation wellbeing manager Mr Ben Ross.

Forty two teams competed throughout the day in three games of 15 ends and competition was fierce but friendly.

The funds raised will be used to provide support to players, coaches, referees, administrators and volunteers from all levels of the game through the committee's benevolence and wellbeing program.

Mr Ross said the committee's bowls day was an excellent day on the greens at Ettalong and helped raise much-needed funds to support those in the rugby league community who needed it the most.

"Our Central Coast committee has a really great line up of future events including a State of Origin lunch, a huge race day in Gosford and its annual golf day,' Mr Ross said.

"They are always excellent events which help the Foundation raise funds to provide assistance to the men, women and children of the rugby league community through the delivery of physical, financial and emotional support," he said.

"Our Central Coast committee undertakes great work which includes visits to people who may be experiencing social isolation.

"A friendly face calling in for a visit, to have a cup of tea or coffee, goes a long way to making sure someone feels looked after and is cared for.

"If there is someone on the rugby league community that you think might need a hand up, please get in touch with us.

"Or if you'd like to join the Men of League Foundation and help us care for the rugby league community, please join us.

"Membership costs just $20 a year.

"Find out more at menofleague.com," he said.

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