Cullen and Close are top of the zone


Kalgoorlie Miner - - SPORT - Neil Watkin­son

Cool­gar­die’s Har­ley Cullen was once again out­stand­ing in Gold­fields zone ju­nior fire bri­gade ac­tion last week­end.

North Kal­go­or­lie bri­gade spokesman Graeme Camp­bell said Cullen took out first place in all the dry work events at the sub-ju­nior com­pe­ti­tion at Kal­go­or­lie-Boul­der’s Gold­fields Oa­sis play­ing fields.

Camp­bell said Cullen’s 15 points made him the sub-ju­nior cham­pion fire­man, ahead of Esper­ance’s Brooke Wil­loughby and North Kal­go­or­lie’s Shenae Cor­ney.

Esper­ance’s Aden Close was the ju­nior cham­pion fire­man with 14 points, from Cool­gar­die’s Jay­den For­ward (nine points), with Esper­ance’s Gus Fer­gu­son and Jono Crane, and Kam­balda’s Ar­mon Rit­sre, all on six.

Cool­gar­die was best sub-ju­nior fire bri­gade, and Esper­ance best ju­nior bri­gade.

On an ag­gre­gate points ba­sis, Esper­ance was best over­all with 96 points, from Kam­balda (92) and Cool­gar­die (81).

Camp­bell said there was an ex­cel­lent turnout from all six brigades in the Gold­fields zone, with 76 chil­dren com­pet­ing and all per­form­ing well.

South Kal­go­or­lie hosted the com­pe­ti­tion.

The next event is the State Ju­nior Cham­pi­onships at Fre­man­tle’s Sir Gilbert Fraser Oval from No­vem­ber 24-25.

For more in­for­ma­tion about join­ing a bri­gade, con­tact Camp­bell on 0418 912 289; South Kal­goor- lie’s Dan Law­son on 0431 972 287; Cool­gar­die’s Braden Shilton on 0431 675 451; Kam­balda’s God­frey Pat­tern on 0400 273 427; South­ern Cross’ Tony Dal Busco on 0427 491 297; or Esper­ance’s Brian Wil­loughby on 0409 084 183.

Pic­tures: Tori O'Con­nor

Alyssa McCarthy, Ash­ton and Pen­nie Green, and Lexi McCarthy.

Lach­lan Camp­bell, Jazmin Hunter, Shenae Cor­ney and Jonty Hooper.

Dane Laws

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