Balaklava through to grand final

Under 14s – PRELIMINARY FINAL Clare 0 lost to Balaklava 2 Goals: Balaklava – Nick Lawrie 2 Best players: Clare – Isabel Price, Mitchell Beverdam, Elizabeth Cornwell; Balaklava – Nick Lawrie, Lachlan Smulders, Eli Battistessa Clare and Balaklava played the preliminary final on Saturday, and with a big crowd watching, there was bound to be […]

Bowling for a cause at Clare

Clare Bowling Club hosted its Legacy Bowls Day on August 27. Keith Lawry led the move for the staging of this event, wholeheartedly endorsed by the people who filled both greens at the club  on the day. Unkind winds did nothing to deter bowlers from Ardrossan, Auburn, Burra, Blyth and Burra (no more alphabetical listing […]

Riders compete for zone honours

Clare Horse & Pony Club hosted the Central Zone elimination finals on Sunday. Riders from Balaklava (BPC), Clare (CHPC), Kadina (KPC) and Northern Yorke Peninsula (NYPPC) contested dressage, show jumping and Horse & Rider of the Year to determine who would represent the zone at the Pony Club SA State Championships at the end of […]

Jamestown’s annual table tennis tournament

JAMESTOWN  Table Tennis Association held its annual closed tournament for club members recently. About 35 players entered this year, the highest number for a few years, and included many juniors who were keen to have a go. Results were: Division 1A singles: David Klingner def Hayden Le Poidevin  9-11, 13-11. 11-5, 11-9; Division 1B singles: […]

Roos pumped by victory

PRE-MATCH favourite Southern Flinders disappointed its legion of fans on Saturday with an elimination final performance that was well below its best. But for underdog Orroroo, it was a different story altogether. The mood in the Orroroo rooms pre-game was pumped. It was electric and the attitude was right. Several club legends including Kev Duffy, […]

Sapsasa districts

Young athletes from across the region converged on Clare High School on Monday for the Mid North SAPSASA District Athletics Championship. About 250 students from Clare High School, St Joseph’s Clare, Balaklava Primary School, Vineyard Lutheran School, Owen PS, Riverton PS, Clare PS, Manoora PS, Saddleworth PS, Auburn PS, Horizon Christian School, Blyth PS, Tarlee […]

Hawks fly away to win by 85

The RSMU Hawks flew away from the South Clare Demons in the final term at Clare on Saturday to win by 85 points. Patrick Browne playing his 200th senior game for RSMU lost the toss and Brodie Murphy pointed north, but in sunny, reasonably calm conditions Billy Nicholls received a free at the opening bounce […]

Two Wells attracting some support

SPRING is here and the finals action only intensifies with a coveted spot in the grand final up for grabs at Lochiel. In the A grade, Mallala takes on Two Wells in what should be a cracking contest. Opinion is surprisingly split in local footy circles on who will win. Mallala has been the form […]

Balaklava over Rams in big upset

MOST had written off the Peckers to overcome Virginia in a do or die semi final at Hamley Bridge on Saturday but the underdogs were out to silence the critics and displayed their best performance of the season so far to topple the Rams out of the finals race. After an even first half, Balaklava […]