Burra wins battle with Balaklava

U14s (Played at Balaklava) Burra 3 defeated Balaklava 0 It was fine weather and fine form for Burra on the weekend. Playing the home team at home (Balaklava), coach Paul Williams applied a bold strategy that had many team members playing in new positions. Montana Hammill absolutely nailed it in her debut as goalie with […]

Local rain-makers

Mid-winter swim June 21 marked the winter solstice. In an effort to encourage a statewide rainfall event, four local farmers stripped down for a mid-winter dip…in a pool. The water was a mild 11 degrees, so the speed in which the participants exited the water was startling. Kayleigh Parker was on hand to capture the […]

NAFA lads crowned at North Adelaide zone carnival

The Northern Areas under 15 football team won the North Adelaide Zone carnival played at Port Augusta on Monday, June 12. The team played and won its three games convincingly, defeating Port Augusta by 64 points, and then Port Pirie and Whyalla by about three goals. Coach, Chook Harlsett, was thrilled to coach his team […]

Cats win choccies in thriller

North Clare v Blyth/Snowtown A1 – North Clare 40 def by Blyth/Snowtown 42 The game, from start to finish, was extremely close. North’s defence worked hard, while Blyth/Snowtown’s Holly Ottens drove well throughout the court. North wasn’t utilising turnovers, seeing them go down in a nail biter. It was quite a physical game with both […]

Virginia topples A1 table-toppers

Virginia (45) def Mallala (44) MALLALA have finally been defeated after the ninth round, with Virginia winning by a single goal in a nail-biter. “We had a really slow start, which had us down by six after the first quarter,” Mallala coach, Carissa Buckley said. “Virginia found their way into the goal circle a lot […]

North replaces South in third

North Clare has replaced their hometown rival on the third rung of the ladder after beating the Blyth/Snowtown Cats by 46 points at Clare on Saturday. The Roosters won the toss and kicked north in the first term on a great day for footy and they struck first with Sam Panoho streaming down the outer […]

Local derby fitting for Pawley’s 200th

It doesn’t get much better than this, Tyson Pawley lining up for his 200th senior game for the North Clare Football Club against South Clare in the local derby. As was predicted the South Clare Demons came off second best last Saturday when they ran into the Hawks at Riverton, they did outscore the locals […]

Peckers beat United with last kick of the game

AFTER a competitive contest back in round two when Balaklava overran United by 26 points at Ralli Park, this time the sixth-placed Tigers were looking to get back on the winners list after a disappointing 56-point loss to rivals, Mallala last week. Last round also saw the Peckers take care of their archenemy, Hummocks-Watchman Eagles […]