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Southern Fusion: back from left, coach Ben Dixon, Keighley Starrett, Ally Cengia, Taylah
Thomas, Jayde McGlead, Taylah Brown, Cassidy Smith, coach Jenny McRae, sport trainer
Matt Holmes, Amy Robertson, Jessica Drazzi, Grace McLean, Ellie Holmes and front, Al-
Fusing it with the best
SOUTHERN Fusion Netball Club, a
representative club of South Gippsland
and based in Meeniyan, will be busy in
coming weeks hosting specialist junior
clinics and try-outs for 2017 teams.
The Junior clinics are designed to provide
local netballers with the opportunity to improve
skills and learn from experienced coaches and
Such netballers include the likes of Mary
McKillop College, Leongatha, school girl Taylah
Brown who captained the School Sport Victoria
Under 15 team when it competed in the Australian
Netball Championship in Adelaide in August.
The clinics also give an insight into what
Southern Fusion is all about.
These school holiday specialist clinics will
work on attacking and defending skills for net-
ballers aged 7-15.
The cost is $20 per player.
Venues for 9am – 11am sessions: Cowes net-
ball courts, Monday, September 19; Foster net-
ball courts, Friday, September 23; Wonthaggi
Secondary College, Dudley Campus, Monday,
September 26; Korumburra netball courts, Tues-
day, September 27; Leongatha netball courts,
Wednesday, September 28; and Meeniyan netball
courts, Thursday, September 29.
Southern Fusion will be entering its fifth year
It has Waverly premiers and finalists amongst
its teams, and indeed it has teams playing in the
coveted Division 1 at Waverly Netball Centre.
Now it’s almost time for try-outs for the 2017
teams and these will take place in October.
All netballers are welcome to come along and
If you love your netball and are keen to take it
to the next level, then this could be for you.
The venue is the Meeniyan and District Sports
Stadium, McKitterick Street, Meeniyan.
Times are as follows: 13/U at 9am – 11am;
15/U at 11am – 1pm; and 17/U and Open at 1pm
3pm on Sunday, September 16, 23 and 30.
For any further information please contact
0417 168 423 - Ben Dixon, 0427 821 257 - Nicky
Roffey, 0448 155 219 - Cathy Drazzi, email
firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website
GIPPSTAR’S monthly winners for
July are Open archer Tammy Rich-
ards and Junior archer Brendan Rich-
ards from Boolarra.
Mrs Richards recently won a gold medal at
the National 3DAAA Indoor Archery Champi-
onships and gold at the 3DAAA Outdoor State
She will now head to the World Field
Championships in September and aims to
bring home another gold medal.
The Junior winner, Brendan Richards also
won gold at the 3D State Archery Champion-
ships (a two day event) after qualifying with
a silver at the regional 3DAAA event at Dia-
mond Valley Archers.
August nominations for Gippstar are now
open and will close on the September 19.
Nominations for the following categories
are called for:
Team of the Year
Club of the Year
Special Achiever Award
Gippsland Sporting Champion
These annual awards can be nominated at
any time during the current Gippstar year.
If you would like to recognise the sporting
achievements of a Gippsland athlete or any of
the above categories, nomination forms can be
downloaded from the Gippsland Sports Acad-
emy website www.sportgippsland.org.au.
DALYSTON Football Netball Club
held its Junior football and netball
teams’ vote count and presentation
night at the Wonthaggi Golf Club on
Archers take a bow
Archer: Brendan Richards looked like a
little Robin Hood as he prepared to fire an
arrow showing the style that along with his
talent has made him Gippstar’s July award
In shape: Tammy Richards is poised for
a bull’s eye. Mrs Richards is the Gippstar
July Open award winner.
Fourths: coach Andy Wallis, most consistent Jye Loughridge, club award Josh Thomas, most
reliable Brad Monson, runner-up best and fairest Lucas Ion, best and fairest Darren Gardiner
and most determined Darcy Loughridge. Absent: most improved Riley Williamson.
Under 13: from left, Acacia Wallis, runner-up best and fairest, Matilda Carter, Zoe Verboon,
Ruby Satchell, best and fairest Dallas Loughridge, Emily Britt, Chelsea Scott, Ava Satchell
and Catherine Moutafis.
Under 11: coach Renee Maloney, Katie Fisher, Charlotte Morris, Oliva Bramley, Kalani
Shepherd, Sophie Carter, Mataya Maloney, Ruby Brosnan, Aelah Schroeder and Georgia
Dalyston Juniors reap rewards
Right, Under 15: from left, runner-up best
and fairest Heidi Magro, best and fairest
Chloe Bramley and coach’s award Emily
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