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Junior Jets Presentations

Report by: Bryan Murray

Press Report - 8th June 2001

The Mayor of Wakefield Councillor Norman Hazell with the Junior Jets
The Junior Jets received their annual prizes recently from the Mayor of Wakefield.

In one of his last engagements as Mayor, Councillor Norman Hazell, (pictured above centre, back), called to the Thornes Park Stadium to hand out the certificates, medals and trophies.

The Junior Jets is for, boys and girls aged eight to eleven years and while they are introduced to the basic skills of throwing, running and jumping - the emphasis is on fun.

It is a springboard onto the U13 teams where youngsters receive more specialised training. Current Harriers long jump star and jets coach Katie Richardson was once a Junior Jet.