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State honours

Thursday, 3rd May, 2012

TOP HONOUR: Sam Simmons and Abi Beck have been selected in the Under 16 SA Country basketball squad. TOP HONOUR: Sam Simmons and Abi Beck have been selected in the Under 16 SA Country basketball squad.

The Broken Hill Basketball Association (BHBA) continues to produce top level athletes, with two players selected in State squads.

Under 16 players Sam Simmons and Abi Beck have impressed State selectors in recent combined games and trainings, with Sam selected in the final boys SA Country squad and Abi selected as reserve.

Both players have been travelling to SA for the past few months for intensive training camps at Murray Bridge, and BHBA President Grahame Semmens said their selection was well deserved.

“Broken Hill Basketball is extremely proud of both players and would like to congratulate both players for their selections,” he said.

AFLBH pays tribute to umpires

Wednesday, 2nd May, 2012

UMPIRING ROUND: AFLBH will pay tribute to game day officials this weekend. UMPIRING ROUND: AFLBH will pay tribute to game day officials this weekend.

This week AFL Broken Hill (AFLBH) will take part in Umpiring Round in honour of the officials who support our local competition. 

Umpiring Round encourages everyone involved in Australian Rules football - coaches, players, administrators, parents and supporters - to play a role in creating a positive match day environment.

At the community level, a welcoming environment ensures umpires feel supported to officiate to the best of their ability.

Colts ready to fire

Wednesday, 2nd May, 2012

IN FORM: Riley Schorn will be keen to impress again after a brilliant performance in South’s League team. IN FORM: Riley Schorn will be keen to impress again after a brilliant performance in South’s League team.

Under 18 football fires up again tonight with the Magpies looking to build with a win over North, and South and West both searching for their first victory.

In the first game the young Magpies will start favourites against North based on their convincing win over West in the opening round.

For the Magpies, Ethan Williams provides first hands on the footy whilst midfielders Jack Roberts and Sean Power are great distributors of the ball.

Mifsud takes rumour blame

Wednesday, 4th April, 2012

APOLOGY: AFL community engagement officer Jason Mifsud (pictured in 2011) has taken the blame for spreading untrue rumours about Melbourne coach Mark Neeld’s treatment of indigenous players. APOLOGY: AFL community engagement officer Jason Mifsud (pictured in 2011) has taken the blame for spreading untrue rumours about Melbourne coach Mark Neeld’s treatment of indigenous players.

MELBOURNE - AFL community engagement officer Jason Mifsud has taken the blame for spreading untrue rumours about Melbourne coach Mark Neeld’s treatment of indigenous players.

 Mifsud, who is himself indigenous, publicly apologised unreservedly to Neeld yesterday and has been counselled by the AFL.

 Neeld was furious over the rumour, in which he is alleged to have spoken with the Demons’ non-indigenous players individually over the pre-season, but only addressed indigenous players as a group.

Ladies Night at North Football Club

Saturday, 31st March, 2012

NIGHT FOR THE GIRLS: North’s netball and football women (from left) Amy Higgs, Tegan Gray and Holly Brennan are looking forward to tonight’s Ladies Night. NIGHT FOR THE GIRLS: North’s netball and football women (from left) Amy Higgs, Tegan Gray and Holly Brennan are looking forward to tonight’s Ladies Night.

The North Football Club is holding a night especially for the ladies to launch their women’s football team and celebrate the women who support the club.

The “Ladies Night” will be held tonight after the Lightning Cup.

“We are having a garage sale from 7.30am, the boys will be in action at the Lightning Cup throughout the day, and we will finish the night with the Ladies Night,” said the club’s social co-ordinator Holly Brennan.

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