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AFL9s FOOTBALL PREMIERS
Over 45 young basketballers
attended the annual Christmas
camp held at the Adelaide Hills
The camp is an incentive of the Eastern
Hills Basketball Association and BMB
Sports Camps, supported by the YMCA
and the Adelaide Hills community.
The ages ranged from 5-16 years, giving
children a chance to learn the basics of
the sport or improve their skills, with an
entertaining and fun format.
HILLS HORNETS TEAMS SELECTED
Following squad invitations, the Eastern
Hills Basketball Association is pleased to
announce the respective A-grade teams
selected to represent the Adelaide Hills in
the State Country Senior Championships
to be held in late January 2016.
The teams have a great mix of youth and
experience, with local stand outs Joel
Goodenough (Men) and Tennille Searl
(Women) selected as team captains.
The teams will commence their
preparation in mid-January.
Joel Goodenough (Captain); Matt Johns;
Andrew Mason; Sam Scott; Devon
McGee; Tom Giles; Jayden Tarca; Playing
Coach - Wes Roach; Playing Coach
Peter Todd; Team Manager – Karen
Tennille Searl (Captain); Melinda Todd;
Emmerson Bowen; Tamara Weiss;
Brittany Spooner; Shayde Quintrell;
Jasmine Quintrell; Coach – Ian Barham;
Team Manager – Janet Quintrell.
By Paul Lemar
The 129th running of the Macclesfield Horse
Show and Family Picnic was held earlier this
month with more than 600 people in attendance
with over 400 entries in perfect weather.
Last year the show was postponed in support of the
Sampson Flat Fires, with many of the usual competitors
and committee focussed on either fighting the fires, or
supporting family and friends in the vicinity of the blaze.
This year, however, with perfect weather on offer, the
Horse Show received overwhelming support from all
corners of the district.
With over 50 volunteers helping with the event, a truly
community spirit ensured.
Special assistance was received from the Mt Barker
Council and Wally and Rosemary Tonkin.
In addition may other local clubs, organisations, business
and individuals also contributed to the shows 2016 success.
This Horse Show takes its ancestry from the Macclesfield
Catholic Picnic and Horse Show, which began in 1883.
Before this it was held under the auspices of the local
IOOF Lodge and before that, the Horse and Cattle Brand
(HACB) in the 1870’s.
This year resulted in the event being hosted at the
recreation grounds for the 108th year at the picturesque
Macclesfield Memorial Oval.
The 2016 Horse Show committee consisted of the Patron
and Life Member, Mr Mario Ferrarese; President Mr
Graham Rix; Vice President Mr Michael Clark; Committee,
Mrs Renata Rix, ; Mrs Karen Baraglia (Treasurer); Mrs
Penny Watson; Mrs Kate Schlinchting; Mrs Irene Wallace;
Mrs Jess Male; Mrs Alexi Kentish; Ms Stephany Broad;
Ms Andrea Goddard; Ms Renai Burchell; Messrs Nick
Male; Paul Lemar Peter Baraglia; Clyde Buttery; David
Schlichting; Nic Kentish; Ollie Watson and The Battunga
The Macclesfield Horse Show is a non profit community
event, which distributes funds annually to local volunteer
The 130th Running of the Macclesfield Horse Show and
Family Picnic will be held on Sunday January 8 2017.
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Young Hornets at the Annual Christmas Holiday Camp.
(from left) Kiara Searl, Mason Mills, Finn Bald (front) and Zac Maynard.
The Macclesfield Horse Show and Family Picnic was held earlier this month.
Keenly getting involved Jess Male (left) with her young family Lola with horse Natty, Scarlett and
Poppy, who was the rider.
After 10 weeks of competition Balhannah Bulldogs won the inaugural
AFL 9s mens grand final held at Balhannah Oval in December.
Balhannah Bulldogs team:
(back from left): Tyler Bosman, James Cornish, Andy Vines, Matt Dean, James Moore.
(front from left): Tom Jefferies, Jake Adcock, Angus Glazbrook, Damon Potter, Scott
AFL 9s mixed premiers Team Hurley:
(back from left): Terry Symons, Adam Klun, Gavin Plummer, Jordan Schoell, Jordan
Houlahan, Darren Houlahan, Mark West, Barrie Schoell.
(front from left): Jayne Symons, Kelly Houlahan, Sheree Plummer,
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