Female Ducks lead raid on hams!
AFTER the influx of visitors for the Clive Rootes Relay the previous weekend, the Ducks were less in number – “but just as quacky as ever” – on Sunday morning.
“22 Duckies were in the water vying for a much sought after Christmas ham,” Judy Walsh said.
“The girl Quackers grabbed most of the goodies though, with wins to Marg Ross in the 25 metre freestyle, Lilah Naden teaming up with Rob Rich in the Brace Relay, and yours truly in the 50 breastroke. To top it off, Nicole Johnstone collected one of the lucky numbers,” Judy added.
The Ducks Veterans Swimming Club is an institution in the city, celebrating its 60th year of service to our community and Legacy. One of the longest serving Ducks, though only an “occasional” swimmer in recent years, is Ron Soden. On Saturday some of his old mates joined “Sodo” in reaching a “zero milestone of his own”. It was a birthday with an 8 in front of it!
Preparations are underway for the Christmas party. Details have been distributed to members with a request from “Daisy” Duck to make sure you confirm your attendance.
Results November 24, 2019
Archer (2nd), Tom Gray (3rd), Jeff Dawes (4th).
50m breaststroke – Judy Walsh (.12), John Wherritt (.15), Norm Bahr (.44), Nicole Johnstone (.47)
25m free – Marg Ross (.58); Ron Everett/john Wherritt (.59), Mark Scullard (.66)
Brace relay – Mark Scullard/reg Ferguson; Rod Archer/norm Bahr (2), Robert Rich/lilah Naden (3), Dave Sparkes/deb Archer (4), Glen Smith/lori Uebergang (5)
October point score – Marg Ross (57),Tony Wall (49) and Roger Mackay (48).
Luck numbers – Mark Scullard and Nicole Johnstone