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Goats seek new blood

Thursday, 6th December, 2012

Alma Soccer Club members from back left Amanda Harris, Daniel McInerney, Emma Reeves, Adam Hurley, Joel Van Kemenade and Katie-Lee Crowe. Alma Soccer Club members from back left Amanda Harris, Daniel McInerney, Emma Reeves, Adam Hurley, Joel Van Kemenade and Katie-Lee Crowe.

By Ben Sheffield

With attention slowly turning to the 2013 season, the Alma Soccer Club has put out a call for players interested in joining the club.

While The Goats missed out on Grand Final action in 2012, they are looking ahead to next season and hope to be a major player come finals time.

Alma Soccer Club Publicity Officer, Emma Reeves, said the club is throwing open its doors to new players and people who might be new to town.

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Summer soccer sessions

Thursday, 18th October, 2012

Under 12 soccer players are invited to try out for the BHSA Summer Academy. Under 12 soccer players are invited to try out for the BHSA Summer Academy.

Under 12 soccer players who are looking to take their game to the next level are being invited to try out for the Broken Hill Soccer Association's academy program.

The academy is held every year over the summer months and aims to improve and develop the skills of juniors.

BHSA Secretary, Lisa Baker, said the academy was a great way for kids to stay fit and receive specialised training in the off season.

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Margaret moves on from Celtic

Wednesday, 10th October, 2012

(L-R): Celtic junior players Cooper Milnes, Harrison McIntyre, Kingsley McIntyre and Ben Milnes with outgoing Celtic President, Margaret Symes. (L-R): Celtic junior players Cooper Milnes, Harrison McIntyre, Kingsley McIntyre and Ben Milnes with outgoing Celtic President, Margaret Symes.

By Ben Sheffield

After eight years as a leader of the Celtic soccer club, Margaret Symes is stepping down as Club President and Junior President.

Margaret spent eight years as the Celtic Junior President and in the last three years has as added Club President to her duties.

Reflecting on her long stint with the club, Margaret says she had enjoyed her time.

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Joeys eye greater glory

Friday, 28th September, 2012

St Joseph’s will represent Broken Hill in the first ever Association Club Challenge being held in Adelaide this weekend. St Joseph’s will represent Broken Hill in the first ever Association Club Challenge being held in Adelaide this weekend.

The St Joseph's soccer club will be backing up from last weekend's Grand Final triumph when they travel to Adelaide for the inaugural Association Club Challenge this weekend.

The challenge involves the champion teams from Broken Hill, Whyalla, Western Border, the Riverland and two Adelaide collegiate sides, Adelaide University Red and Adelaide University White.

The Joeys have drawn Pool A and will play Whyalla and Adelaide Uni Red tomorrow at 5pm and 7pm at the Burton Park Complex.

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Joeys go back to back

Tuesday, 25th September, 2012

St Joseph’s coaches George Callegher (left) and Grant Smith (right), with captain Matt Muscat (centre) celebrating their premiership victory. St Joseph’s coaches George Callegher (left) and Grant Smith (right), with captain Matt Muscat (centre) celebrating their premiership victory.

By Ben Sheffield

St Joseph's Patrick Nash, who drove home a penalty shot in the 88th minute, provided the only score in another nail biting A Grade Grand Final between the Joeys and West.

The two teams have faced off in the past four deciders, but St Joseph's went into the latest installment as underdogs, based on a one win, one draw, three loss minor round season against West in 2012.

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