Hor­nets shot down at net­ball cen­tre

Western Suburbs Weekly - - News -

THIS news­pa­per’s edi­tor Denise Cahill and pho­tog­ra­pher An­drew Ritchie joined the Me­dia Hor­nets team at the West Coast Fever’s in­au­gu­ral PKF Mack Cor­po­rate Net­ball Chal­lenge last Fri­day.

De­spite be­ing coached by club MVP and Aus­tralian Di­a­monds player Natalie Med­hurst, the team com­pris­ing Perth me­dia and Fever staff only man­aged to get one win on the board. No. 1 ticket holder and re­vealed the real rea­son net­ball got a new home be­fore the Perth Sta­dium was built.

“There are two women in my life I’m afraid of … my wife and (di­rec­tor of govern­ment strat­egy) Narelle (Cant) who said I had to build the net­ball cen­tre be­fore the sta­dium,” he said.

Fever pres­i­dent Deane Pieters started well by con­grat­u­lat­ing the team on mak­ing fi­nals for the first year, but in­no­cently re­ferred to the team as the West Coast Ea­gles, his em­ployer, to­wards the end of his ad­dress.

The awards night in­cluded videos pro­duced by Fever coach Stacey Ros­man’s brother Greg Ros­man and cap­tain Ash­leigh Brazill, with former South Fre­man­tle Foot­ball Club player James Sel­lar pro­vid­ing the voiceover.

The Me­dia Hor­nets.

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