DNA wrap up the year

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - CLASSIFIEDS -

DOU­GLAS Net­ball cel­e­brated Pre­sen­ta­tion Night last Fri­day un­der the stars at Port Courts.

More than 80 play­ers, com­mit­tee, um­pires, fam­ily and friends at­tended the night which con­sisted of a three-course meal catered by Beaches Cafe and John Steven­son fol­lowed by Awards then some mu­sic.

Mi­nor pre­miers: Div 1 Cougars. Div 2 Young Jets. 14/Un­der Rep­re­sen­ta­tive team.

Grand fi­nals win­ners: Div 1 Crocs 1. Div 2 Young Jets. Div 3 14/Un­der Reps

Grand fi­nal R/Ups: Div 1 Cougars. Div 2 Dy­na­mite. Div 3 Gun­nars.

In­di­vid­ual Awards: Play­ers Choice - Jodi Fran­cis, Mar­ley Cairns, Madi Mal­one. Best & Fairest - Vi­vian Orr, Tahlia Peter­son, Lau­ren Rad­cliffe. Most Im­proved - Nadine Jones, Nikia Dun­can, Lucy Web­ster. Most Valu­able Player - Kirsty McKay, Jess Ea­gle-Rowe, Ella Dodds.

Umpire Awards: Those who um­pired ex­tra games as needed through­out the year and the Ju­nior Car­ni­val - Liz Ryan, Lynne Kin­rade, Marta Smith, Jo Cowe, Nichelle Pitt, Tracey Pashen, Danielle Bellero, Cassandra Hill, Me­gan Newel, Kim St Pierre, Nadine Jones and Treveen Page.

Spe­cial thanks to Jenni Walker, can­teen con­venor for the Ju­nior Car­ni­val.

The fi­nale of the night was a Life Mem­ber­ship awarded to Sharon Beechey, for ser­vices to Dou­glas Net­ball. Sharon has been in­volved with DNA for many years and has coached, quite re­mark­ably, the ma­jor­ity of play­ers in all of the grand fi­nal win­ning teams and many of the run­ners up.

Sharon started play­ing in the com­pe­ti­tion in the early years of DNA then ven­tured to coach­ing, she is cur­rently the Mar­lin

Coast Acad­emy Coach. Sharon also has taken on the pres­i­dency of the DNA for the past two years and be­side coach­ing

two teams and over­see­ing the coach­ing/ train­ing of all the teams in­clud­ing reps, train­ing our up and com­ing coaches she is

piv­otal in our healthy can­teen, which pro­vides nu­tri­tious hot and cold meals each week to our play­ers, coaches,

um­pires, par­ents and vol­un­teers. Sharon’s ded­i­ca­tion to Dou­glas Net­ball was recog­nised on Fri­day night with all who at­tended stand­ing and ap­plaud­ing a de­serv­ing award.

DNA would like to thank Beaches Cafe, Bellero’s Elec­tri­cal, Blood Or­ange, Cor­rine Gar­land, John Steven­son, John Wall and Beach Ter­races for do­na­tions, set up and help on the night.

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