Great sea­son wraps up

Ju­niors im­press at com­pe­ti­tion

Central and North Burnett Times - - SPORT -

GAYN­DAH Ju­nior Netball As­so­ci­a­tion has com­pleted a long sea­son that started with re­gional train­ing and car­ni­vals.

Coach Chris Dun­can said Gayn­dah com­bined with Mun­dub­bera to take teams in 12, 13 and 15 years age groups to the Wide Bay Re­gional Netball Com­pe­ti­tion, which was held across two week­ends

Chris Dun­can Gayn­dah did well this year, with u15s ty­ing for first place and u10s Thun­der win­ning their di­vi­sion.

in May and Au­gust.

“The club had an overnight camp in May, which we com­bined with a re­gional train­ing ses­sion, with play­ers par­tic­i­pat­ing from Gayn­dah and Mun­dub­bera,” Dun­can said.

“A lot of fun was had by ev­ery­one.

“Our thanks to ev­ery­one who helped out with coach­ing and cater­ing.

“Con­grat­u­la­tions to all who com­peted in the Cen­tral Bur­nett Car­ni­val.

“Gayn­dah did well this year, with u15s ty­ing for first place and u10s Thun­der win­ning their di­vi­sion,” she said.

“The club had a netta train­ing morn­ing be­fore the Monto car­ni­val.”

Dun­can said this al­lowed the u10 teams to do a lit­tle more skill de­vel­op­ment and game prac­tice.

Three 12-year-old play­ers – Mackin­ley Poin­ton, Ella Dar­ling­ton and Lily Tui­turi – came and helped out with the coach­ing on the day.

Dun­can said a Level One um­pir­ing course was also of­fered this year, fa­cil­i­tated by Lyn New­port from Bund­aberg.

“We had 13 play­ers com­plete this course from Gayn­dah, Mun­dub­bera and Monto,” she said.

PHOTO: CON­TRIB­UTED

UN­DER 12S: Gayn­dah net­baller Ella Dar­ling­ton, held by Lily Tui­turi, Mackin­ley Poin­ton and Grace Hat­tons, with team-mates (back row, from left) Sophie Shad­ford, Bec Rober­ton, Rianna Holmes and Ge­or­gia Lai­dler.

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