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‘‘They are great all-rounders and that’s why they have been se­lected for the team and we are proud to see them rep­re­sent the re­gion.’’

The duo will be rep­re­sent­ing ev­ery club north of Her­vey Bay as part of the Queens­land Coun­try team.

Finn and El­iza capped off a fan­tas­tic sea­son with be­ing crowned as Un­der-14s age cham­pi­ons for the Port Dou­glas club on Satur­day af­ter­noon.

The club’s most pres­ti­gious award, Nip­per of the Year, was pre­sented to Ali­son Munro whose ef­fort this sea­son saw her win a num­ber of medals at the re­cent North Aus­tralian Cham­pi­onships and earned her a spot on the North Queens­land team to con­test the state ti­tles next year and a re­serve place on the Queens­land Coun­try team.

Join­ing the tal­ented trio in the North Queens­land team are Port Dou­glas team­mates Mitchell Knight, Mia Devine-Cameron, Derek Sorensen and Harry Good­man while Jai Hack­ett and Simon Kramer were named as re­serves.

Th­ese tal­ented Nip­pers will be train­ing weekly on the beach and at Moss­man Gorge and will visit the ca­ble ski cen­tre in Cairns with their boards in Jan­uary to pre­pare for the State Cham­pi­onships in Fe­bru­ary.

* See page 32 for a full list of win­ners at the Port Dou­glas Surf Lifesaving Club awards on Satur­day night.

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