Net­ballers in squad

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - SPORT -

DOU­GLAS ju­nior net­ballers Chenoa Ryan and Rachael Ram­say were se­lected last Sun­day for the Mar­lin Coast “Mar­lins” squad.

Only 12 play­ers were se­lected from 18 who tri­alled and the squad will train ev­ery Sun­day in Smith­field un­der Mar­lin Coast pres­i­dent Heather Mclaren.

The Dou­glas girls will con­tinue to train with satel­lite coach Sharon Beechey to ready play­ers for se­lec­tion for the “Mar­lins” Queens­land State League side of which 10 will be se­lected for the trav­el­ling team.

The squad will con­tinue to train to ready play­ers for in­clu­sion in the team at a mo­ment’s no­tice.

The Mar­lins will play each fort­night from March to June trav­el­ling to Bris­bane, Mackay, Townsville and Cairns to com­pete in the Queens­land state league com­pe­ti­tion.

This is the third tier be­hind the Tran­sTas­man ANZ Cham­pi­onship and the Holden Cruze Cup fea­tur­ing teams through­out re­gional and met­ro­pol­i­tan Queens­land.

The first game will be in Bris­bane on March 24 against the Wide Bay Thun­der­cats.

Dou­glas Ju­nior Net­ball will be­gin pre­sea­son train­ing this Thurs­day with ages 12-14 years at the Port Dou­glas Sports Com­plex from 4-5pm and 15 years up from 5-6pm.

Train­ing is not com­pul­sory but if you would like to gain some net­ball fit­ness and skills please let Sharon Beechey know you are at­tend­ing on 4098 1565 or 4099 4998.

Pre-sea­son train­ing is rec­om­mended for those want­ing to trial for rep­re­sen­ta­tive net­ball.

Dou­glas Ju­nior Net­ball Sign On is on Fe­bru­ary 14 at the Moss­man In­door Sports Com­plex from 4-6pm. You can nom­i­nate as a team or sign on in­di­vid­u­ally.

DNA is look­ing for coaches, um­pires and vol­un­teers. Let us know if you can help. Coach­ing and um­pir­ing nom­i­na­tion forms are avail­able from Sharon phone 4099 4998 or 4098 1565 or Treveen on 0438 120 855 or stay@beachter­

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