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City’s athletes in safe hands

Tuesday, 21st February, 2012

SUCCESS: Daniel Clark of Sports Medicine Australia (SA) hosted a well-attended Sports Training course over the weekend. SUCCESS: Daniel Clark of Sports Medicine Australia (SA) hosted a well-attended Sports Training course over the weekend.

The city’s athletes will be in safe hands after a large group of trainers and volunteers took part in a sports training course at the weekend.

The course was hosted by Daniel Clark of Sports Medicine Australia (SA), and was organised by the North Football Club.

Nineteen trainers took part in a sports taping and strapping session on Saturday night, while 15 completed the full two-day course to attain level one sports training accreditation.

St Joes looking for new blood

Tuesday, 7th February, 2012

CLUB EFFORT: Outgoing St Joes president Peter Nash said the club’s clean sweep of soccer grand finals in 2011 was only made possible through strong off-field support. CLUB EFFORT: Outgoing St Joes president Peter Nash said the club’s clean sweep of soccer grand finals in 2011 was only made possible through strong off-field support.

St Joes’ stellar 2011 season proved that the team has plenty of talent on the field, but now it’s looking to bolster its off-field stocks.

The club will hold its Annual General Meeting tonight and will be looking to fill a number of positions such as president, vice president, secretary and treasurer, along with a new role of canteen co-ordinator.

The club has been presided over for the past five years by Peter Nash, however time constraints have forced him to relinquish the role.

A goal scoring wiz

Thursday, 24th November, 2011

NEW GOAL: BH soccer star Nikki Phillips is looking forward to trying her hand at Aussie Rules football on Sunday. NEW GOAL: BH soccer star Nikki Phillips is looking forward to trying her hand at Aussie Rules football on Sunday.

Nikki Phillips has earned a reputation as one of the most dangerous forwards in BH soccer but now she wants to convert her goal-scoring prowess to Aussie Rules football.

On Sunday the 32-year-old will finally get that opportunity when she takes part in a Gala Women’s AFL match at Jubilee Oval which could be the forerunner to a regular competition commencing in 2012.

“My dad (Dennis Reed) played football for Central and I have always wanted to be involved in a women’s competition, but have never had a chance until now,” an enthusiastic Nikki explained.

“I remember Dad taking me to his games when I was younger and having a kick in the backyard with my brother Jamie, but I took up soccer because footy wasn’t an option for girls back then.

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