Owls struggle for numbers as Peckers go big

BALAKLAVA built some crucial percentage against an Angle Vale side desperately looking to the end of the season with an injury list longer than Minister Michael Curry’s Royal Wedding speech. It meant several key A grade players, including captain, Trent Payne, vice captain, Sean Maher, and young utility, Kyle Cullen, were amongst five A graders, […]

Super Karts at Mallala

Round three of the 2018 Superkart Cup was run at Mallala Motor Sport Park on Sunday, July 29. In changeable weather conditions, it was the usual suspects who were at the front. Most prominent was James Gorman, who ran in Rotax Light (#12) and Honda Class (#21), sweeping all four races in each. Read the […]

Magpies send timely reminder

MALLALA reinforced why it is a premiership contender with a comprehensive 87-point victory over the HW Eagles at the Lochiel Oval on Saturday. With the wind whipping off the lake, the black and white army from Mallala was on top from the first bounce to the final siren to remind Two Wells and Balaklava they […]

Have a ball with squash

LAST week, students from Clare Primary School (CPS) and St. Josephs school were treated to some expert squash coaching from former world number one, Vicki Cardwell. Vicki was one of the leading players on the international squash circuit from the late 1970s through to the mid 1990s, winning the world open in 1983. Together with […]

Rams reverse first term fortunes

VIRGINIA turned a 26-point first term deficit into a 98-point victory on Saturday, eventually running Hamley Bridge ragged as the Bombers ran out of fuel tickets. Doubling up on senior matches was a theme on Saturday, with eight Bombers fronting up for the A grade having played B grade only minutes beforehand. Still, kicking with […]

Alex is Balaklava Open’s new champion

Men’s open championship There was plenty of action on Sunday at the Balaklava men’s open, sponsored by Balaklava Crash Repairs. With a few late withdrawals, possibly due to the forecast weather that didn’t actually eventuate, 65 players teed off for the 27 hole championship, with North Adelaide’s Chantha Kong and Balaklava’s Ben Michael going for […]

Clare outruns Balaklava for the win

Reports from August 4, played at Burra (Under 15 and under 18 teams had a bye.)  UNDER 14s CLARE 1 def BALAKLAVA 0 Goals: Clare – Deneke Donato Best players: Clare – Deneke Donato, Royce Butler, Jakob Lalic; Balaklava – Nick Lawrie, Kasey Cunningham, Denby Munchenberg Both teams came out firing with some excellent passing and […]

Roosters cruise but Hart left out

Devon Hardiman reports: TWO Wells eased past United on Saturday, cruising to a 66-point win while blooding a couple of kids in the process. After losing defender, Pat Binyon, to a season-ending injury and Anthony Pontt pulling out in the morning Two Wells promoted Tyler Morrison and Mick MacFarlane to the A grade ahead of […]

750? No way O’Dea!

FORTY-SIX seasons of senior netball and a whopping 750 games for the one club is a milestone that will be difficult to match anywhere in Australia. But on Saturday at Roo Park, Julianne O’Dea lined up as a GS in Orroroo’s D grade to set this unbelievable record. Orroroo Netball Club (ONC) president Kate Pearce […]

Sutton’s second podium finish

JASON Sutton from Balaklava, in his Mitsubishi Lancer Evo5, backed up his debut win with a podium finish in round four of the Track Time Motorsport Trophy at Mallala Motorsport Park on Sunday, July 29. After only just obtaining his motorsport competitor’s licence from CAMS in June, he won his first event and came third […]