Strong competition for Clare junior tennis event

Perfect conditions for tennis greeted the 78 entrants in the Clare Tennis Club’s annual Junior Tournament held at the Clare sports facility on Sunday. Sponsored by Clare Sportspower the tournament drew players from the Mid and Lower North . The Tournament caters for players under 17 years of age with age divisions in two year […]

More “green shirts” hittin’ the courts

The clouds rolled in over the courts but fortunately the storm stayed away.  The players mentioned it was a bit warm on the courts but the conditions were perfect for spectators. Many of the senior teams had players missing and multiple fill-ins and juniors were used to fill the gaps…rumour was that many players were […]

Port Wakefield has clear lead

The feature Division One clash last weekend was the match between Riverton and Wasleys. When the two sides last met, Wasleys won by one shot ensuring that an interesting match was likely. Once again, a tight tussle ensued but on this occasion, the scores were tied at the end of the match with Wasleys gaining […]

Simon our SA sports star

Jamestown’s Simon Hockey was named SA Country Athlete of the Year at a gala dinner last Friday evening for the South Australian Sport Awards. The 40-year-old has been playing croquet since age eight and the sport has taken him all over the world including two tours to New Zealand, two to England, three to the […]

Ryan’s knock steers victory

A solid innings of 146 runs from Wilmington-Melrose skipper Ryan Slee steered the homeside to a huge win over Bundaleer in Northern Areas Cricket Association round seven at Melrose on Saturday. Slee opened the innings with Jake Scutcheon and they were quick to get off the mark, punishing anything loose from Bundaleer speed twins, Ryan […]

Man of the mo-ment

KEEN-eyed harness racing fans may have noticed a blue flash dashing across their screens in recent days. That would have been rising trots star, Jayden Brewin, sporting his unique Movember silks to promote the men’s health cause. The 17-year-old driver from Two Wells has been blitzing it this season, already outdriving his 40-win claim, an […]

Movember for men’s health

Research costs money and as far as men’s health is concerned, we need more of both. When I first grew a mo for Movember more than five years ago, I really just did so for a bit of fun and to see what it looked like. Although I work in the health industry, I just […]

Lehmann’s – more than a store

Lehmann’s Store at Robertstown stands as a testament of time, having catered for the community for more than a century. The store was one of the first shops built in the township, formerly known as Emuville, with the very first being O’Dea’s Wine Shanty situated behind the current Community Centre. As the settlement grew, John […]