As sporting clubs struggle, rural towns seek alternatives to keep body and mind healthy | ABC News

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Some country sporting clubs in Tasmania, in temporary recess due to COVID-19, are weighing up whether to resurrect their teams for 2021 and beyond. According to the Exercise and Sport Science Association of Australia, clubs are a crucial connector in rural communities, and their closure can lead to isolation, anxiety and depression amongst former patrons. For years, fewer employment opportunities in rural areas has led to player drain and the closure of clubs. But for those left behind, the loss of a club hits hard.

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