Southern Flinders snatches shield

THE Northern Tennis Associations’ Challenge Shield round-robin doubles event was held at Jamestown on Saturday, with the Southern Flinders team taking out the event with three wins, total 28 sets, over runner up Mid North with two wins 25 sets. Southern Flinders also defeated teams from Northern Areas and Port Broughton. Back L–R: Ashby Trott, […]

Captain Ellie to steer Tigers

Ellie Kellock’s first taste of footy – aside from a backyard kick and tackle with older brothers Sam and Matt and sister Annie – was as a five-year-old on Burra oval. She may have been half the size of most of the other kids on the field, but it did not stop her from pulling […]

Another one bites the dust

Clare Rodeo has been cancelled for the second consecutive year as a result of the challenges associated with running an event while maintaining COVID-19 restrictions. Clare Rodeo committee president Keith Pluckrose said it was a difficult decision, but it became obvious it would be hard for the community event to balance the cost of putting […]

Lachie heads to the Doggies

FORMER Clare local, Lachie McNeil is heading to Victoria to join the AFL’s Western Bulldogs after being chosen in the rookie draft last Thursday. “I was at work as a storeman when I got a text message and I rang my parents to tell them – it was amazing but there was a lot of […]

Wehr’s Giant moment

FORMER Balaklava Peckers footballer, Jacob Wehr, is ‘over the moon’ after he was selected by GWS Giants in last Wednesday night’s AFL draft. GWS (Greater Western Sydney) had picks at 12, 15 and 58, before swooping on Jacob with their last pick at 59, which was also the last AFL pick of the night. “I […]

Where there’s a Will…

NOT to be completely outdone by his older brother, Campbell, North Adelaide’s Will Combe became the first North Adelaide player to win the Powerade Breakthrough Player Award. Less than a week after Campbell claimed the Magarey Medal, Will Combe got the nod on the weekend as SANFL’s best emerging talent after establishing himself as a […]

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 […]