Lenni scores a Davis Cup spot

Clare tennis player Lenni Rodwell, 10, was chosen to participate in a Davis Cup Talent Camp at Memorial Drive in Adelaide in January. As the only Mid North player selected to participate, Lenni was one of four regional players chosen from the Foundation Cup Super 10s program held in Berri last year.   Read the […]

Calling all netballers!

Northern Regional Netball Academy (NRNA) is seeking budding netballers, aged 14-16 years, who are looking to develop and grow their skills, and maybe a pathway to a bigger and better netball future! The evolving program identifies talented players, coaches and umpires, following the national ‘Develop a Diamond’ curriculum.   Read the full story in our […]

FIX track TAX

Regional racing clubs are feeling the pinch thanks to the flow-on effects of the State Government’s consumption tax. The ‘betting operations tax’ is a consumption tax of 15 per cent on the net wagering revenue of betting companies that offer services to South Australian residents. All bets placed in SA with Australian-based betting companies are […]

Wirrabara warmed with reserve funding

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey received a warm welcome when he was in Wirrabara recently to announce funding of $113,148 to the Wirrabara Sporting Reserve as part of the second $30 million round of the Federal Government’s Community Sport Infrastructure Program. Wirrabara Tennis Club secretary, Hayley Trott, who drove the grant application, was delighted […]

Action packed speedway

The meeting was action packed at Murray Bridge Speedway on February 2, with the V6 feature race, the Des James Memorial, not disappointing fans. In its 13th year, a small but fierce assembly, including Kym Simon and the newly crowned Melissa Crouch, thrilled spectators.   • Pictured: Driver #71 Brett Ireland, hit the wall at Murray […]

Land dwellers’ dinghy dash success

They might live a long way from the Murray River, but two Mid North teams managed to take out line honours in the Riverland’s famous 39th Dinghy Derby at Renmark on the weekend. Jamestown’s Andrew Schultz and Joel Porter took out the 30 horse power standard class Renmark Club Dash For Cash on Friday evening […]

Colby wins jetty to jetty swim

Penwortham’s Colby Ackland has won the 103rd Australia Day jetty to jetty open water swim in the 13/14-year-old male division, along with the trophy for South Australia’s fastest U18 male in the race. In his second year racing, Colby blitzed the two kilometre swim from Grange to Henley Beach, smashing his 2018 swim time by […]