Polo player (15) plays for the nation
SOUTH Fremantle’s Marlion Pickett and East Fremantle’s George Hampson have claimed their club’s coveted 2018 best and fairest medals.
Hampson took out East Fremantle’s Lynn Medal with 60 votes ahead of a late-surging Jonathon Marsh, who finished second on 47 votes and thirdplaced Dylan Winton.
Cameron Loersch was a dual winner, claiming both the rising star and leading goalkicker awards, while Lachy Bailey’s commitment to the club and community saw him take home both the clubman and community awards.
In the reserves, Zach Jackson won the Henry Jeffrey Medal on 41 votes, while colt Corey Robinson took out the Len Anderson Medal with a huge 127 votes.
Across town, South Fremantle’s Pickett capped off a successful move into the midfield by winning the WJ Hughes Medal.
Pickett took out the award ahead of last year’s winner Haiden Schloithe and former Fremantle Docker Nick Suban.
In other awards, Adam McIntosh won best clubman, Shaun Bewick was named player of the finals and Mason Shaw took out the leading goalkicker award .
Noah Strom was named best first-year player.
Reserves player Trent Reed won the Roy McGuinness Medal, while colt Enrique Aiken-Featherstone received the Dave Ingraham Memorial Medal.
East Fremantle also announced Bill Monaghan had signed as the senior coach for the next three seasons. He said he was looking forward to getting started with the team.
“It will be important that we continuously strive for improvement in all areas as to push our way back up the ladder,” he said. “This will only be achieved with a united and committed group of players and coaches bound by strong values and behaviours.
“As we look forward, there will be many opportunities for the group, but success will only be achieved through hard work and sacrifice.
“I believe that every member, supporter, sponsor and family member should come to games believing we can win.” Carder, Jarryd McPhee and Zach Ferris took two apiece.
Fremantle needed only four batsmen and 35 overs to chase down the total, Carder top scoring with 58.
Sunday’s game against Willetton wasn’t quite as successful as Fremantle fell 14 runs short of victory.
Willetton chose to bat first and steadily worked the ball around the field to finish their overs at a healthy 9-191. THE Fremantle Netball Association is receiving a makeover with the announcement of a new pavilion.
The $1.8 million project is expected to be completed by April next year.
Bicton MLA Lisa O’Malley said she was looking forward to seeing the new facilities.
“The facilities were built over 60 years ago, so it’s high time for an upgrade,” she said.
“These upgrades will ensure our community is able to attend matches more comfortably, with better
Banned Australian cricketer Cameron Bancroft top scored for Willetton with 44 runs, while Fremantle’s Benjamin Moore did most of the damage with the ball, taking 4-25.
Fremantle’s chase started poorly with the loss of Sam Whiteman for just two runs, but a middle order fight back led by Matthew Micale (31 runs) Carder (28) and Brayden Sutton (27) helped drag them back into the game. parking, better seating for spectators and better facilities for players.
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Fremantle needed 14 runs off the last four balls of the match when they lost their final wicket and handed Willetton the win.
The double header oneday games continue for Fremantle this weekend with matches against Claremont Nedlands at Stevens Reserve on October 13 and Joondalup at Iluka Sport Complex on October 14.
In the SMCA’s opening round one-day matches, a half-century to Phoenix’s change rooms and toilets is especially important for female players, so I’m pleased local players will be well Jacob Johnson helped his team defeat the SJ Blues by 22 runs, while a huge 89-run innings from Cockburn’s Luke Smith was the standout in their 112 run win over Hilton-Palmyra.
East Fremantle also notched up a win, beating Bicton Attadale by 90 runs.
Round 2 SMCA action on October 13 has East Fremantle hosting Phoenix and Cockburn playing away against Leeming Spartan. AGE is no obstacle for Olivia Bolingbroke, who at 15 years old is travelling to the other side of the world to show off her polo skills.
The Serpentine Polo Club member was one of just a handful of young players selected to represent Australia in a polo exhibition match at this year’s Youth Olympics in Buenos Aries, Argentina.
Despite riding horses her whole life, Olivia said she only began playing polo two years ago.
“I have grown up with my parents playing polo and from a young age I have helped with horses and groomed at polo,” she said.
“I enjoy it so much because of the horses, you get to change horses each chukka (period) and once you start hitting the little white ball, it is very addictive.”
She said she was looking forward to playing in a country famous for the sport.
“Argentina is the number one capital of polo, it is where the best of the best play and where 40 goal polo is played,” she said.
“I was lucky to be chosen from WA to represent the youths in polo and I think I will get a lot out of this experience.
“I want to thank the Western Australia Polo Association for their support; I feel very privileged to have this opportunity.”
The exhibition match will be held on October 10. catered to.”
Fremantle MLA Simone McGurk said more than 5000 girls play at Gibson Park every Saturday.
“These upgrades are an investment in creating strong, confident and healthy young women in our community,” she said.
Sport and Recreation Minister Mick Murray said the new pavilion will provide huge benefits to grassroots netball.
“What better club to demonstrate the benefits of providing quality local facilities than the Fremantle Netball Association.”