Peckers too good in the wind

AFTER a confidence-boosting victory at home over the Bombers last week, the Peckers were eager to go back to back when the Owls visited Ralli Park. Balaklava restored its season with the 145 point win against Hamley Bridge, while Angle Vale was coming off a 175 drumming from the Magpies on the road. Last time […]

Cream of the league battles it out at junior carnival

On Sunday , the cream of the APFL Under 14  players contested the Central Zone carnival against the Barossa, Yorke Peninsula, Northern Areas and North Eastern Leagues. The weather was not optimal for playing fast skilful football with strong winds and frequent rain however all teams gave their best. Adelaide Plains started their day against […]

Kapunda nine-a-side carnival

On August 2, 18 students from Burra Community School participated in the nine-a-side football carnival, hosted by Kapunda High School, competing against teams from Kapunda, Clare and Riverton High schools in a modified format. BCS PE teacher, Matt Norman, said BCS students had a mix of football experience. “Many of the year eight girls were […]

Hawks roundup wounded Rams

RSMU hosted BBH at Riverton on Saturday and the Hawks had no problem rounding up the wounded Rams to romp in by a massive 122-point margin. The Hawks had the aid of a strong northerly in the opening term and they flew into action with Damian Hynes, Tyson Willmott and James Vandeleur nailing their only […]

Tigers blast Pies at Wirrabara

A ten-goal third quarter blast saw Southern Flinders bury a willing Jamestown-Peterborough in the NAFA round 14 match at Wirrabara. Kicking south with the aid of a stiff breeze, the Tigers looked sensational especially up forward where big Shane Ballantyne dominated at centre half forward. He booted the opening goal from a set shot on […]

Hummocks’ finals hopes now slim

Mallala (48) def Hummocks (34) THOUGH statistically still possible, it would seem Hummocks’ campaign to play finals is over after being defeated by Mallala. Mallala got off to an incredible start, scoring 16 goals to Hummocks’ seven in the windy conditions. “We had a great start today, something we have been working on which set […]

Two Wells settles to take control

APNA Reports – August 5 Hamley Bridge Vs Two Wells A1 – HB 23 lost to TW 50 An even first quarter in blustery conditions, with both ends struggling to convert. Two Wells made changes to the mid court at the break, giving it more drive down the court. Hamley’s new combination in defence of […]

BBH girls take it up to RSMU

RSMU v BBH A1 – RSMU 42 def BBH 37 It was a tightly contested game in windy conditions. RSMU held a slight lead at the first two breaks but BBH worked hard to bring that back to an even playing field at the third quarter break. Positional changes by RSMU due to injury saw […]

Clare’s second half haul seals the win

CDHA United 3 def AM United 0 Goals: CDHA United – Brianna Cheetham 1, Rhea Greenshields 1, Roweena Tiller 1 There was some discussion of taking a point each and sitting inside around a fire to enjoy the afternoon with a warm beverage, however it was decided this may not be in the ‘spirit of […]

Challenging conditions for Burra championships

Photos by Dick Cleland The finals of the Burra Golf Club championships were played in freezing conditions on Sunday, with gale force winds and rain greeting finalists, but all soldiered on with the exception of Eddie Van Keulen (more on that later). In the ladies, Sharyn “Chooky” Roberts took out the Division 1 title for […]