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Tina plays with ANZAC spirit

Friday, 27th April, 2012

DEDICATION: Tina McLaren won the Anzac Day Sporting Medal for netball. DEDICATION: Tina McLaren won the Anzac Day Sporting Medal for netball.

Dedicated netballer Tina McLaren has been awarded the prestigious Anzac Day Sporting Medal after a brilliant performance on Tuesday night.

The Broken Hill Netball medal is presented in honor of Air Force Sergeant Wendy Jones, a former resident of the city.

Sgt Jones was one of nine ADF personnel in the crash of a Navy Sea King helicopter on the Indonesian island of Nias in 2005.

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Netballers for Academy Games

Tuesday, 10th April, 2012

DISTANCE NO BARRIER: Paige Cuy, Stephanie Quinn, Assistant Coach to the Far West Academy team Kylee Kappe, Taylor Shepherd and Chelise Kappe have been selected to represent the Far West Academy of Sport. DISTANCE NO BARRIER: Paige Cuy, Stephanie Quinn, Assistant Coach to the Far West Academy team Kylee Kappe, Taylor Shepherd and Chelise Kappe have been selected to represent the Far West Academy of Sport.

Four local junior netballers have been selected to play for the Far West Academy of Sport team in the Academy Games in Wollongong this month.

Chelise Kappe, Taylor Shepherd, Stephanie Quinn and Paige Cuy will play in the games that will be held next weekend.

They will also participate in the curtain raiser to the ANZ Netball Championships’ game of the round between the NSW Swifts and New Zealand’s Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic.

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Netball for all ages

Saturday, 4th February, 2012

FAMILY FUN: Kelli Schultz and daughter Livia (20 months) will be taking part in the Netty For Fun program. FAMILY FUN: Kelli Schultz and daughter Livia (20 months) will be taking part in the Netty For Fun program.

The Broken Hill Netball Association (BHNA) is looking to kickstart 2012 with a huge gala weekend of netball next week.

Activities will begin on February 11 with a coaching information night to be held at the netball clubrooms in the O’Neill sporting complex.

The session will start at 6.30pm and will be hosted by Far West Academy of Sport (FWAS) netball representatives.

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Jesters no joke

Wednesday, 7th December, 2011

FAREWELL FUN: Rosemary Anderson (left) will close her 30-year netball career in tonight’s Grand Final but will be getting no favours from her Outback Pharmacies opponents including Marcia Millsteed. FAREWELL FUN: Rosemary Anderson (left) will close her 30-year netball career in tonight’s Grand Final but will be getting no favours from her Outback Pharmacies opponents including Marcia Millsteed.

By John Casey

She has been at the forefront of BH netball for 30 years and tonight Rosemary Anderson hopes to farewell the A Grade competition with another premiership success with Jesters.

Rosemary and her teammates will take on arch rivals Outback Pharmacies in the highlight of Grand Final night at O’Neill Park, which includes presentations for teams from Under-9 to A Grade.

While Jesters and Outback Pharmacies have clashed regularly in recent years to decide the A Grade pennant, tonight’s meeting is surprisingly just the second of the season between the two teams.

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Mixing up netball has paid off

Wednesday, 23rd November, 2011

GAME ON: Tori Clark and Jordi Kappe practice yesterday in preparation for tonight’s match. GAME ON: Tori Clark and Jordi Kappe practice yesterday in preparation for tonight’s match.

The BH Netball Association has seen a jump in interest in the round-robin mixed gender games which conclude tonight when eight teams take to the O’Neill Park courts.

Treasurer Leah Carr said the sport had proven popular with young men, especially football players.

“We’d like to keep it going but we think it’ll clash with football, especially U/18s that play on Wednesday night,” Ms Carr said.

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