Nations of Origin is a multifaceted sport, cultural, education and leadership program that culminates around NAIDOC week annually.
Each year around 1,400 Indigenous & Non- Indigenous young people represent their Aboriginal Nation in Rugby League, Football fives, Basketball, Netball and Gymnastics to promote reconciliations within communities and celebrate Australia diverse Indigenous culture.
In 2023, Nations will be held in Western Sydney.

PCYC Nations of Origin, 11th – 14th July, 2023

Rugby League U16 Male & Female Competitions

  • Tuesday 11th &
    Wednesday 12th July.
  • 8am - 4:30pm

Football Fives U14 Male & Female Competitions

  • Wednesday 12th July
  • 8:00am - 4:00pm

Gymnastics Mixed Competition

  • (teen gym & free G)
    Thursday 13th July
  • 8am - 4:00pm

Basketball U14 & U16 Female & Male Competitions

  • Thursday 13th July
  • 8am - 4:00pm

Netball U14 Female Competition

  • Friday 14th July
  • 8:30am - 4:00pm


PCYC Nations of Origin Media Enquiries

Please contact PCYC NSW Media and Communications Officer, Jeanette Lasorsa, on 0482 163 885 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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