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FOOTBALL: The under 9 Blue team battled very
hard against a strong Gawler Central side.
The achievement awards this week went to
Lachlan Warner, Tyson Wagner and Harry Brian,
who all performed well, while Evan Steeles,
Lachlan Feast and Tem Poulton were also in the
The under 9 Reds had a great game, sharing the
ball amongst each other well.
Best players were Jett Hutchinson (four goals),
Cameron Nairn, Cooper Moss, Luke Walker, Charlie
Moss and Jackson Amery.
The under 11 Blues started the game well
without its tallest player Cooper Van Der Klaauw.
The boys put in a fantastic effort against a taller
and stronger opposition.
Best players were Fletcher Amery, Mitch Lovell,
Tom Hahn, Ethan Parish and Tom Daff.
Goal-scorers were Mitch Lovell (two) and Ethan
The under 11 Reds were a little undermanned
but still provided a great effort to fall short by a
Goal-scorers were Patrick Blows (two), Austin
Poulton and Jayden Matz.
Best players were Patrick Blows, Austin Poulton,
Brayden Stoddard and Cameron Coad.
The under 13s went into the game undermanned
with 12 players away on a school excursion. Nine
of our under 11s stepped up for their first ever
outing on the main oval and it was encouraging to
see their fearless efforts.
Best players were Tom Hahn, Mitch Lovell, Seth
Rigney, Max Tomney, Austin Poulton and Alec
The scoreboard didn't indicate how well the
under 15s played as a team, showing a dramatic
improvement from last week's effort.
Best players were Connor Reid, Joel Broadhead,
Sam Daff, Brodie Robinson, Josh Ronan and Jake
The under 17 boys lacked endeavour all day,
despite a great effort from our fill-in under 15s
who showed the older boys how it's done.
We need to regroup and show Kapunda exactly
how good a side we are.
Best players were Jaidyn Brighurst, Corey
Coleman, Adam Haseldine, Arvin Pelonio and
The reserves took on the undefeated Centrals
and played solid football throughout the day.
There were promising signs of improvement,
which will, hopefully, be transferred onto the field
next week against Kapunda.
Best players were Jacob Wright, Ashley Hornby,
Josh Rosenzweig, Ashley Selleck, Tyson Barnes
and Hayden Moss.
The As started the game very badly, with Gawler
Centrals being too strong.
The game changed after half-time, with the
boys kicking seven unanswered goals in the third
An even last quarter gave us the edge in the
second half, which was pleasing.
Best players were Scott Williams, Beau Jarman,
Darren Leske, Ryan Jarman and Rian Hornhardt.
NETBALL: The senior one side were playing
well until an injury to their centre court player
disrupted team structures.
Awards went to Courtney Ryan and Jess
The senior twos tried hard against a team that
boast a number of talented players.
Defenders worked hard all day against a taller
Lauren Sainsbury and Emma Smith received the
The senior threes had an up and down kind of
day, but were good enough to get the win. Rylie
Thompson was best on court.
The senior fours mounted a late comeback but
it wasn't quite enough to get the win, going down
by nine in the end.
Demi Alcorn was best player.
The senior fives started slow but competed hard
Sharna Green was the standout.
The senior sixes endured a disappointing loss to
Willaston after being up at half-time.
Rebecca Griffith played an excellent match,
while Nicole Jeram and Dianne Naylor put in good
The senior sevens were undermanned but pulled
off a gutsy win.
Bel Geidel and Rebecca Stanbury both filled in
and did great jobs.
Maddy Casboult was best on court.
The junior ones had a great game with Chelsea
Nangle the standout, while the junior twos have
some work to do out at training after a mediocre
Kitty Tuck was best player.
The sub junior twos had a good win in hot
conditions, with Sarah Mills, Jemaya Evans and
Mya Shandley all putting in great performances.
The primary ones gave 110 per cent all game,
giving their all in defence and attack.
Madison Lane was the standout.
FOOTBALL: The A grade had came away with a
sensational one -point win against the old rivals
It was a crucial win and one that, hopefully, sets
up our season.
It was great to have big 'Billy' Wells back for the
week and he definitely lifted the boys.
Ben Newberry continued to roll back the clock
and was one of our best, while Parker Neldner did
another top tagging job.
Ben Britton continued his good form with five
goals and Sam Agars kicked four.
Another massive plus was the return of both
Craig and Matt Underwood and the line-up is
really starting to take shape ahead of an important
game against South this week.
The reserves finished strongly against their third-
placed opposition to secure a win.
Lachlan Kemp put in a best-on-ground
performance playing in the centre.
Jimmy Marshall provided excellent in-and-under
contested possession and David Goern was again
fantastic in the ruck.
The senior colts come out firing with tackling
and scoreboard pressure to be up by 30 points
at half-time, however to Nuriootpa's credit, they
came back and turned the tables at the final
change to come out winners.
Brayden Dalby led the way for the Magpies.
Best players were B. Dalby, J. Gosden, J. Clarke, E.
Laucke, J. Hage and J. Rohrlach.
The under 15s started the game with an
awesome three -goal first quarter while holding
The defence worked hard all match, stopping
many of Nuriootpa's scoring opportunities.
The under 13 Black team tried hard but never
really hit top gear.
Jake Noack continued his good form in defence
with Aaron Bert also playing well.
The under 13 White boys had a close game
with Jonah Whitelum and Will Parker having solid
games, with the speedy Tyson Healy and Hugh
Smart providing good support.
Jayden Birchard rucked tirelessly all night.
The under 11 Whites had a convincing win on
Awards went to Josh Meyer, Hayden Spehr, Chey
Dahlitz and Liam Cook.
The young Magpies combined a great team
performance to get the win.
Steve Vaskly and Ben Slade played the game of
their lives, with Josh Geyer, Louie McLennan, Kai
Dunstan and James Rothe lifting in the second
half to tame the Tigers.
Young Harmon Vears, Brock Wilksch and Jacob
Hooper all stood tall.
Best players went to B. Slade, J. Hooper, S. Vaskly,
J. Geyer and N. Holmes.
The under nine White boys all stepped up in the
absence of key player Jack Underwood.
Awards went to Fynn Manning, Sam Rostenberg,
Ryan Ellis, Balin Gregory, Kye Thom and Remi
NETBALL: The senior ones gave a fantastic team
effort with all players giving 100 per cent for all
Catherine Bishop was best on court.
The senior twos played good settled netball
from the start.
It was always going to be tough with a new
combination and no interchange.
Tam Auricht was best player.
The senior threes had another unsettled start,
which left them trying to play catch-up.
Well done to Mikaela Marshall playing a different
position this week.
A great game played by Ella Laucke whose drive
through the centre court was great.
Best player Kim Dowler was changed into goals
for the last three quarters and her drive in attack
The senior fours won a very close game.
Well done defences for holding them to only
four goals in the last quarter.
Special mentions to Bri Kaye and best player
Emma Graves for some great desperation.
The senior fives had a great game, with their
passing and feeding working better.
Danielle Boom-Davies was best player.
The senior sevens had a hiccup in the warm-up
but gave a great effort in warm conditions.
Defensive pressure was great from defence right
through to attack.
Grace Blyth led the way with a best-on-court
Amy Cook was the standout in the intermediate
twos, with the girls playing a much more settled
game of netball.
The junior ones showed great determination
towards the end of the game, with Charlie Bittner
best on court.
Great play by the junior two shooters in a narrow
Bethanie Lange was best player.
The sub junior twos grand final replay saw
Nuriootpa run out eventual winners.
The girls led in the first quarter but Nuri came
back strongly to dominate all over the court.
The sub junior threes are making positive steps
forward each week.
Melody Klingner earned the best-on-court
The primary ones showed great pressure and
defensive work, with Stacey Thom best player.
In the primary twos, Lexi Marshall and best
player Sydney Schild had great games, with many
intercepts from both.
Sydney really opened the court up playing
The netta ones showed great shooting, defending
Olive Allert was the best player.
NETBALL: The senior ones played a hard-fought
game with full credit to Kapunda.
They played a great game; we were not at our
Kayla Collins was best on court.
The senior twos also played a hard-fought match,
running out narrow winners by one point.
Nikki Ruediger was best on court.
The senior threes played bit of a scrappy game
but were still able to come away with the win.
Good work by Laura Dawes in her new position
of wing defence.
Persistence paid off for the senior fours with
some beautiful passages of play.
Tight defensive play by Cassie, Lyndall and Rachel
resulted in some fantastic turnovers that were fed
well to some terrific set-ups by Kayla and Belinda.
Congratulations to Millie Christou who played
her 100th game for the club.
Kayla Noakes was best on court.
The senior fives played an excellent team game,
with great talking all around leading to a well-
Jessica Collins led the way with a best-on-court
The senior sixes played a great game with all
players contributing, making best player a difficult
decision. Nakita Alderson gained the nod.
In the senior sevens, South was quick to settle in
with an out-of-position team.
All players put training techniques into play with
best player Angela Kennedy applying constant
pressure down the court and in the goal circle.
After a slow start to the game, the intermediate
twos were seven goals down at half-time. Strong
defensive pressure in the second half saw South
come away with the win.
Michelle Donnelly was best player.
The junior ones had a loss to Kapunda, while the
junior twos played well with a fantastic effort from
all players contributing to a great win.
Samantha Kernick was best player.
A fantastic team effort was on display by all the
sub junior one girls, with some good passages of
play and adjustment to positional changes helping
them to a win.
Kelsey Wilksch was best player.
The sub junior twos all played well, we had some
fantastic defence and lots of turnovers.
We took some time to get our goals in but we
Taylor Bevis was best on court.
The sub junior two girls played an awesome
Everything practised at training was put into play
and was great to watch.
Great intercepts by best player Makayla Hughes.
An excellent game by the primary ones and the
players' skills are improving each week.
It's really pleasing to see the teamwork
developing amongst the players.
Alyssa Gurney was best on court.
Paige Grundy was best on court in the netta
ones, with all the girls playing as a team.
Gawler & District
NETBALL: In the B grade, Lutheran Purple started
well against Lutheran White with Elizabeth
Burleigh and Ainslee Schonfeldt applying great
defensive pressure, ensuring an 11-goal lead at the
Olivia Peace delivered the ball well to the Purple
attack, despite the defensive pressure from White's
Kate West and Bianca Rimell.
The game continued to be contested through the
mid-court with Purple too strong, winning 56-37.
In the B grade match of the round, Gumnuts took
on Virginia in a top-of-the-table clash with both
teams starting the game undefeated.
Virginia got the early lead, although its circle
defenders of Kerri Webber and Tammy Lamont had
to work overtime against the Gumnuts' goaling
combination of Rebecca Kuys and Ky Jones.
The game continued with high intensity in hot
conditions, both teams working hard through the
Gumnuts' shot with high accuracy in the third
quarter to secure a one-goal lead due to the efforts
of Bronte Patterson and Angel Johnson.
Virginia regrouped in the final quarter, both
Cindy Cooper and Rhiannen Spano converting on
Gumnuts errors. Virginia outlasted Gumnuts 40-37.
The match between Xavier Saints and St Georges
was a tight game throughout, with St Georges
gaining the early lead.
It extended its lead at each change to win 43-31
In the E grade, undefeated Gumnuts had a great
start, never allowing Xavier Saints to get any
Eleni Batemucci and Mikayla Ladham's accurate
shooting gave Gumnuts a 21-goal lead at the first
Gumnuts' teamwork proved the difference,
despite Xavier's best efforts.
Gumnuts showed why they are the team to beat
in this grade, winning 77-6.
The Trinity Blue versus Trinity Red match was
a tight contest with Red having a five-goal
advantage at the first change.
The Red defence of Anastasia Salagaras and
Louise Blight proved impenetrable.
Emily Miller worked tirelessly for Blue, but, to no
avail, Red won 43-19.
LEFT: Runners-up in the Mallala
Bowling Club's winter bowls
competition were Wayne Jericho's
Boys, with the team consisting
of Jericho, Ron DeLuca, Beven
Quarterman and John Bradbury.
RIGHT: The winning team in the Mallala
Bowling Club's winter bowls competition
was 'Ned' Kelly's Four, which was made
up of Brent Kelly, Graham Forrest,
Yvonne Howard and Bev Roney.
The South Gawler Football Club's under 13s recently had the thrill of representing
Collingwood in the half-time mini league march at Adelaide Oval. The Lions won.
PHOTO: Darryl Fisher
BOWLS: The Mallala Bowling Club held its first
of four winter bowls Saturday tournaments,
which are being held on the fourth Saturday of
each month during winter.
The fours event had 10 teams entered, each
playing two games of 12 ends.
The emphasis was on the fun and social side
of bowls and it was obvious by the sound of
laughter and merriment that all participants
and spectators alike enjoyed their day in the
President Peter March firstly welcomed
players and visitors to the club and after the
games the ladies presented a meal of soup and
Mr March congratulated the winning team,
skippered by Brent 'Ned' Kelly who, together
with Graham Forrest, Bev Roney and Yvonne
Howard, scored a total of 99 points.
Wayne Jericho's team with Ron DeLuca, Beven
Quarterman and John Bradbury were close
behind with 96 points.
The next event will be held on Saturday, June
28, at 11.30am for a noon start.
Teams of four bowlers who would like a game
are most welcome to enter and must contact
the tournament director Lionel Miller (8529
2423) for entry details, as soon as possible, to
secure a game.
Wednesday winter bowlers may add their
team to the list on the noticeboard in the
Don't miss out on the fun and a relaxing game
of bowls, plus the opportunity to meet new
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