Local netball.
Local netball.

Eleven M'bah teams vie for Banana Cup

IT'S hard to believe there are only two more rounds left in the Murwillumbah netball competition and three more remaining at Tweed.

The semi-finals will start in Murwillumbah on September 5, and with the weather this season sensational lately, hopefully it will continue through the finals. (I hope I haven't jinxed it!)

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  • THE Murwillumbah Netball Association is looking forward to this Sunday and for a great weekend of netball.

Eleven Murwillumbah teams will compete at the Murwillumbah Banana Cup Carnival on Sunday, with 39 teams nominated overall to play on the day.

Age groups from Netter through to Opens will compete.

The canteen will be open for breakfast with a barbecue to continue throughout the day.

The games start at 8.30am with presentations scheduled to take place at about 4pm. Good luck to all who have nominated to play. Enjoy the day.

The Saturday competition will run as normal on Saturday, but there will not be any games on Saturday August 22 due to the Banana Festival Parade Day.

The association encourages any member who is available to march to advise the office this Saturday and they will be given details of what time and where to assemble.

The results from Saturday are:

11/12s -Bogangar 26 d Girl Zone 1; Hot Shots 16 d Super Stars 13;

Intermediate -The Storm 47 d Spice Girls 18; Southern Cross Stars 43 d Get Smart Goal Getters 10;

Open -Flamin Devils 46 d Newbies 10; Waratahs 35 d Cougars 28; Ladybeetles forfeited to Tigers.

The Players Awards for this weekend went to Monique Sharpe; Eloise Edmed; Millie Cotmore; Charlie Grimshaw; Linsy McEvoy; Sam Morrin; Riley Chaffer; Megan Albury; Lilli Grimshaw; K Hair; Leeann Ahu and Tanya Milne.

Draw for Saturday is:

11am Netter: Super Fabs v. Crickets; Bogangar Blue Wrens v Redbacks;

11/12: Super Stars V Bogangar; Hot Shots V Girl Zone;

Intermediate all at 1pm: Spice Girls V Southern Cross Stars; Cabba Crew V The Storm; Get Smart Goal Getters have the bye.

Open all at 2.30pm: Cougars V Flamin Devils; Ladybeetles V Newbies; Waratahs V Tigers.

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  • A REMINDER to all Tweed clubs that the AGM will be held this Wednesday night at the clubhouse from 7.30pm.

The draw for Round 15 for this Saturday appears on the website ( www.tweednetball.com.au)

The duty teams for this weekend are:

11.50-1.20 - Banora Point Magpies; St James Mantarays;

1.20 - 2.50 - Lindisfarne Lamingtons and Seagulls Superstars;

2.50-4.20 - Banora Point Tweeties and Banora Point BeeEaters.

Many thanks to all parents who have helped out in the canteen this year and keep coming - I need all the help I can get.

Congratulations to Kelly Green who was the winner of the canteen gift voucher. One more winner to go.

Tweed would like to wish Kerry, Alex and Tyler Cameron its sincere deepest sympathy on the passing of their husband and dad, Peter over the weekend. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

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  • THE Firebirds have announced that current Australian Netball Diamonds assistant coach Roselee Jencke OAM will be the 2010 Queensland Firebirds head coach.

Roselee will commence in the full-time position as Firebirds coach taking up duties from October, after her Australian Diamond commitments are over.

In the interim, Roselee will be involved in the selection of the Firebirds team to allow recruitment of players to commence without delay.

Roselee will take over the coaching position from past player and coach Vicki Wilson.

For all who enquired, no I didn't apply for the job - canteen duties come first!

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