Deniliquin Pastoral Times - - WHAT MADE SPORTING HEADLINES IN 2018 -

■ ‘Mar­shall signs and de­liv­ers’ - Todd Mar­shall signed a two-year ex­ten­sion on his con­tract with Port Ade­laide and played a cru­cial role for the Power in the win over Syd­ney Swans.

■ Shep­par­ton East, Tungamah and Katan­dra joined the Mur­ray Foot­ball and Net­ball League, stay­ing aligned with AFL Goul­burn Mur­ray after the Pi­cola Dis­trict Foot­ball Net­ball League sev­ered ties with the gov­ern­ing body.

■ De­niliquin wa­ter skier, Erica Hayes, won the back-to-back Na­tional Ti­tles at the 2018 Lowes Pe­tro­leum Na­tional Tour­na­ment.

■ Tom Wet­ten­hall hit the best shot in round one of the De­niliquin Golf Club Men’s Cham­pi­onships with a hole-in-one.

■ He­len Moye and John James were the 2018 win­ners of the De­niliquin Cro­quet Club Cham­pi­onships.

■ De­niliquin golfer, Sarah Lugs­din, made his­tory in round one of the De­niliquin Golf Club Ladies Club Cham­pi­onships, be­com­ing the first fe­male golfer to land a hole-in-one on the sec­ond hole.

■ ‘AFL leg­end takes Blighty train­ing’ - Blighty Foot­ball Club foot­ballers, mem­bers and guests got the chance to meet Essendon leg­end Dustin Fletcher. He trained the ju­nior and se­nior groups be­fore a din­ner and a talk.

■ Foot­ball fans watched ri­vals Deni Rovers and Blighty play at the an­nual Warner Tasker Cup clash.

■ ‘Rams in­ves­ti­gate girls footy side’ - De­niliquin Rams Foot­ball & Net­ball Club be­gan in­ves­ti­gat­ing the pos­si­bil­ity of hav­ing a lo­cal youth girls Aussie Rules side for 2019.

■ ‘Boul­ton Hon­oured’ - Pam Boul­ton be­came the fourth per­son to re­ceive a Life Mem­ber­ship with the De­niliquin Bad­minton Club.

■ ‘Frank’s Deni dou­ble’ - Kyne­ton trained Shy Frank scored a De­niliquin dou­ble after win­ning the $10,000 An­zac Day Cup. Rams fade in sec­ond half against Cats

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