Cash Converters West Coast Pirates Pathways Plans

In 2018 the Cash Converters West Coast Pirates will be introducing a u19’s program closely aligned with the current SG Ball u18’s and development programs .  This strategy is all part of  our 2020 Vision Plans for our own Local Pirates participating in the NSW RL Under 20’s Competition.

 NRL WA is focused on building a stronger Football Management group for the future and are committed to individuals that are looking to play a role in this exciting initiative for our game in Western Australia.

NRL WA Pathways Review

On August 3rd & 4th , NRL WA Chairman Bob Cronin , NRL WA General Manager John Sackson and NRL WA Operations Manager Tony Crowe attended two days of meetings in Sydney with NRL’s Head of Football Brian Canavan ,Affiliated States Manager Martin Meredith along with input from a number of other key NRL Executives.

The aim of the WA Focus meetings was to create more strategic vision for the ongoing development of the local game.

The discussions were very positive and at this stage NRL WA, NSW RL and the NRL are committed to building a strategic business plan aimed at achieving the below goals

NRL WA 2020 Pathways Vision

· 2018 – Maintain Cash Converters West Coast Pirates involvement in Current NSW RL SG Ball Under 18’s Competition

· 2019 – NRL WA to introduce High Performance Pathway role to support all development programs

· 2019 – Proposed entry into NSW RL Under 20’s Competition

· 2020 – 2022 – Proposed entry into NSW Intrust Super Premiership.

**Please note that NRL WA will be aiming to align Female programs similar the above objectives

This is obviously a very basic summary of our plans and we look forward to sharing more information of  this vison and ongoing development of our game in WA.

For more information please contact NRL WA Operations Manager Tony Crowe on 0425 078 899 or e-mail tcrowe@nrl.com.au