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Locals meet cricket stars

Thursday, 27th September, 2012

Broken Hill’s netballers seized three wins from the seven games they played yesterday. Broken Hill’s netballers seized three wins from the seven games they played yesterday.

Broken Hill cricketers taking part in the 2012 Sister City Sporting Exchange at Bankstown in outer Sydney received an unexpected bonus yesterday when they met with Australian Test superstars Michael Clarke, Ricky Ponting and Brad Haddin.

The national team members were taking part in a Sheffield Shield clash between NSW and Tasmania at Bankstown Oval and the BH juniors were part of a guard of honour for the teams and also had a chance to snare an autograph with their idols.

The rare experience capped off a more productive day for the BH cricketers who were able to secure their first win of the Sister City Exchange as well, with the Year 7/8 side defeating Bankstown.

"Grabbing our first win in the cricket competition and then getting a close-up look at some of Australia's best players capped off a great day," Cricket Coordinator Denis Watts reported.

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Netball tyros star in Bankstown

Wednesday, 26th September, 2012

Broken Hill goal shooter Georgie Rogers takes aim in the 17- and-under netball clash against Bankstown during the Sister City Sporting Exchange on Monday. Broken Hill goal shooter Georgie Rogers takes aim in the 17- and-under netball clash against Bankstown during the Sister City Sporting Exchange on Monday.

Broken Hill's junior netballers have made a winning debut at the 2012 Sister City Sporting Exchange at Bankstown in Sydney, showing the way for their more experienced teammates in the process.

Competing at the annual sporting tournament for the first time, the Under-13 team scored back-to-back victories to grab the only success for Broken Hill on the opening day of competition.

The BH juniors defeated Bankstown 8-3 in the opening match and dominated the later encounter with a 14-7 score line.

"The girls, particularly the young ones, are really enjoying the experience," said Netball Coordinator Sheree Quinn.

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Netballers look the part

Monday, 17th September, 2012

(L-R) Joletta DeGoumois, Judy Hoare of the BH Community Credit Union, Cheryl Cuy of the BH Netball Association and Brittany Hendy. (L-R) Joletta DeGoumois, Judy Hoare of the BH Community Credit Union, Cheryl Cuy of the BH Netball Association and Brittany Hendy.

By Ben Sheffield

Three Broken Hill teams who will this week travel to Bankstown for the Sister City Sporting Exchange will be competing in brand new uniforms after a donation from a local business.

A senior team, an under 17 and an under 13 team will represent the city at the annual event.

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Big turnout for Diamonds clinic

Friday, 3rd August, 2012

Broken Hill's netball fraternity was last night treated to a visit from Australian netball royalty, with Catherine Cox and Bec Bulley visiting the town to hold a couple of coaching clinics. Broken Hill's netball fraternity was last night treated to a visit from Australian netball royalty, with Catherine Cox and Bec Bulley visiting the town to hold a couple of coaching clinics.

By Ben Sheffield

Broken Hill's netball fraternity was last night treated to a visit from Australian netball royalty, with Catherine Cox and Bec Bulley visiting the town to hold a couple of coaching clinics.

Catherine Cox is the current vice-captain of the Australian Diamonds netball team and stars for the West Coast Fever in the ANZ Championships as a goal shooter and goal attack player.

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Pink power raises vital funds

Thursday, 31st May, 2012

The Warriors under 9 netball team gets into the spirit of Pink Netball Day. The Warriors under 9 netball team gets into the spirit of Pink Netball Day.

 By Ben Sheffield

The Broken Hill Netball Association’s Pink Netball Day has raised almost $700 for the Breast Cancer Network of Australia.

The fundraiser, which was held on May 15, was to show support for women and families who have been affected by breast cancer and it raised $678.25.

The money was raised through profits from a sausage sizzle and hotdog stand, as well as donation tins that were spread around the courts.

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