Early Grand Fi­nal win

Southern Telegraph - - News -

While the 2018 AFL Grand Fi­nal is yet to be de­cided, one Pem­ber­ton man is al­ready a win­ner.

The West Aus­tralian Re­gional News­pa­pers’ an­nual com­pe­ti­tion to win two tick­ets to the AFL Grand Fi­nal was won by fa­ther-of-four Roy Ge­orge.

His prize in­cludes re­turn flights to Mel­bourne, three nights ac­com­mo­da­tion at Ibis Mel­bourne Ho­tel, air­port trans­fers and two re­served seats to the AFL Grand Fi­nal on Septem­ber 29.

As part of the com­pe­ti­tion, en­trants put their names and phone numbers on their re­ceipts at par­tic­i­pat­ing busi­nesses and put them in the draw to win.

Mr Ge­orge’s win­ning pur­chase of choco­lates and a cof­fee was made at the Pem­ber­ton Gen­eral Store.

This is the sec­ond time the Pem­ber­ton Gen­eral Store has had the win­ning docket.

Mr Ge­orge said he was really look­ing for­ward to trav­el­ling to Mel­bourne for the Grand Fi­nal.

“It will be a nice lit­tle hol­i­day in a few weeks,” he said. “Ea­gles ver­sus Rich­mond would be a good fi­nal to see.

“Thank you to The West Aus­tralian Re­gional News­pa­per group for hold­ing the com­pe­ti­tion and thanks to Lionel and Sheree at the Pem­ber­ton Gen­eral Store for tak­ing part.”

Pem­ber­ton Gen­eral Store owner Lionel Lee con­grat­u­lated Mr Ge­orge on his win.

“This is the sec­ond time we’ve taken part in the com­pe­ti­tion and the sec­ond time we’ve won,” he said. “We get lots of lit­tle sales, which gen­er­ates a lot of dock­ets.”

Pic­ture: Tari Jef­fers

Pem­ber­ton Gen­eral Store owner Lionel Lee and com­pe­ti­tion win­ner Roy Ge­orge, of Pem­ber­ton.

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