One of Katherine’s most famous sporting stars Luke Kelly will be in town for tomorrow’s Luke Kelly Rugby League Cup.
Eight primary schools and more than 300 students will battle it out on the field for the fourth Luke Kelly Cup being played on the sporting oval closest the YMCA.
For the first time Luke Kelly, along with three other NRL players, will be at the games to support the players and hand out awards.
This year, there will also be league tag a modified version of rugby league which gives kids a chance to compete in a non-contact sport.
The day starts at 9am with 20 games spread across the day.
At 2pm awards will be handed out for the Luke Kelly Cup and the Macquarie Bank – NRL Tag Day trophy, presented by Steve Menzies from Macquarie Bank.
Kelly has this year taken up a new role at the South Sydney Rabbitohs as the Player Wellbeing Manager.
Having ran out for the Rabbitohs in the NRL most recently, Kelly has moved into the new position where he hopes he can help the players keep all of their focus on their game.
He had a career spanning over eight years where he featured for three different clubs.