New courts served up in time for tennis

The courts extension and resurfacing project at Long Plains was officially celebrated on Saturday October 10, with a family fun day and opening event. More than 80 people enjoyed the first official hits of tennis, games of netball and basketball shots on the new Masters float cushioned surface. The project, which included the addition of […]

Lower North undefeated in Foundation Cup

The State Foundation Cup was held in Berri last week, with 152 players taking part in the four day event. Teams from six country regions, including Lower Northern (LN), and Upper Northern & YP (UNYP), took part in 10, 13, 15 and 17/u age groups, in both team and individual events, with a strong focus on the […]

Clare is home to SA Country Champion

Clare Golf Club’s Tim Jenkins was crowned 2020 South Australian Men’s Country Championships champion at Golf Australia SA’s Men’s Country Week last week. Battling wind and rain all week, the stroke round of 16 was played at Victor Harbor Golf Club on Monday, quarter finals were played at Mt Compass Golf Club on Tuesday with […]

Lady luck for Leah

AFTER coming agonisingly close to a Statewide Super Women’s League football premiership for the past three years, Long Plains’ Leah Tynan was thrilled to finally captain her team to a premiership on Sunday. Leah, who captains the North Adelaide Roosters, led the team to a seven-point victory over South Adelaide, 5.5.35 to 4.4.28, at Thebarton […]

The Cup runneth over

Balaklava Racing Club (BRC) held its Balaklava Cup sponsor’s launch last Thursday August 20, with the announcement of a new major sponsor, TCQS International. Despite COVID restrictions, the Balaklava TQCSI Cup will still go ahead on September 16. The club’s first release of 1000 tickets has already sold out, with numbers currently restricted due to […]

Solid start for Schoenberg

IMAGES: AFL PHOTOS Gabrielle Hall reports: The Adelaide Crows may not have brought home a win last Wednesday evening against Melbourne, but much of the Mid North could not have been more proud to see young Marrabel lad, Harry Schoenberg make his AFL debut in the tri-colour guernsey. The Min-Man export, and state under 18 […]

Tayla debuts as 100th Thunderbird

FORMER Balaklava local, Tayla Williams, made her official debut for the Adelaide Thunderbirds over the weekend playing against  West Coast Fever on the Sunshine Coast. Tayla is the 100th player to debut for the Thunderbirds, and debuted alongside team members, Lenize Potgieter, Samantha Gooden and Georgie Horjus. Mid-way through the first game of the season, […]

Crystal Brook’s grassroots boost

AS the siren sounded to kick off the 2020 football season in Crystal Brook on Saturday, there was added reason to celebrate, with news of a $216,500 funding boost to upgrade the oval precinct. The good news came through round three of the State Government’s Grassroots Football, Cricket and Netball Facility Program. Crystal Brook will […]

Eagles soar in debut game

THERE was great excitement last week when local lads, Lachie McNeil and Jacob Wehr, made their SANFL league debut together for Woodville-West Torrens Eagles against South Adelaide. With their proud families watching on, Lachie started in the forward lines, rotating through the mid field, while Jacob started on the interchange bench before playing on the […]