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n BALAKLAVA’S Victoria Lane, aged 7 and one of the youngest participants in the Eisteddfod sang “Castle on a Cloud” from the musical “Les Miserables” in the Sub Junior division of Musical Theatre. She was also part of the Junior Ensemble group awarded second place for their rendition of “You’re Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile” from the musical “Annie”.

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PICTURES supplied by Linda Zerk. n Joseph Ingram, formerly of Port Wakefield, pictured with one of his props from his performance of “The Newspaper Lady”. Joseph became Speech and Drama champion after yet another captivating and entertaining battle with regular contestant, Kelly Bickle.

Eisteddfod’s big crowds had Balaklava cash registers ringing! ORGANISERS of the Balaklava Eisteddfod pulled off a minor miracle last weekend, hosting a record number of entries including 2000 performers competing across 400 competitions over a seamless three-day event. While the Eisteddfod is more about musical numbers, some further figures to blow the mind include the 150-odd volunteers, not including caterers, who helped keep things running in six different

By Les Pearson venues, including a 12-hour musical theatre marathon on Saturday. Eisteddfod committee president, Bronny Cottle, was extremely proud of the event. She said the huge amount of entrants was tough to manage but was happy all the same to see the interest in the annual Eisteddfod weekend. “It’s a really good problem to have,” she said.

The organising committee also drew praise from revered adjudicator and accomplished accompanist, Malcolm Day, who was impressed with the flowing nature of the event. With the huge influx of visitors, local businesses copped a continual contingent of customers. Wendy’s Café and Cakes owner, Wendy Schulz, was thrilled with trading during the Eisteddfodd, particularly Friday. “It was the best trading day I’ve

had in almost four years,” Wendy said. Mrs Schulz was prepared for the barrage, stocking up on food and milk before the event. She estimated the café used about 60 litres of milk over Friday and Saturday. Others traders in Balaklava also reported great sales, particularly on Friday, as busloads of hungry school students arrived to eat their way around town! n Continued page 6

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Wakefield Plains Youth Advisory Committee(YAC) recently took about 20 youths to Elizabeth Paintball Park, for a morning of competitive paint splattering, followed by a pizza lunch. After stepping off the bus, generously supplied by Taylor & Simon in Balaklava, everyone was briefed on the rules, suited up then prepared for their first of three missions. A great day was had by all – the YAC group now is busy organising their next READY to battle it out on a paintball mission. holiday event.

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Nominate a young leader YOUNG people in the community are being encouraged to get behind International Youth Day on Friday. Federal Member for Wakefield, Nick Champion, said International Youth Day recognised young people in the Wakefield electorate and across Australia for the valuable contribution they make. “It is organised by the United Nations to recognise the efforts of the world’s youth in improving global society, while also helping young people to address the challenges they face and to join together to celebrate their achievements. “It’s also a great opportunity for us to nominate young people for the 2012 Young Australian of the Year Award. “I encourage all residents in the Wakefield electorate to nominate our local young people, those who through their own commitment and passion are reaching their goals and doing great things for themselves and their community.” Nominees for Young Australian of the Year need to be Australian citizens aged 16 to 30. Visit the Australian of the Year Awards website www.australianoftheyear.org.au and submit a nomination for the Young Australian of the Year. Nominations close August 31.

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Community helps fight crime Les Pearson reports:

CRIME figures in the region dropped by between 15 and 30 per cent in a five-year period between 2005 and 2009, recently published data shows. The numbers were made available on a new, up-to-date, crime statistics website. Attorney-General, John Rau, the Office of Crime Statistics and Research (OCSAR) launched a revamped, easy to use Crime Mapper site last week. The new version of Crime Mapper includes statistics from 2005 to 2009, with older material still available on the previous Crime Mapper website. The new version allows locals to view statistics as per their local government area. Clare and Gilbert Valleys Coun-

cil had the largest drop in criminal offences, plummeting almost 30 per cent to 2009. Crime in Wakefield Regional Council also fell about 20 per cent in the same period, while Mallala District Council recorded a drop of just over 16 per cent. Yorke and Mid North Local Service Area (LSA) Superintendent, Peter Anderson, said Police Commissioner, Mal Hyde, has pushed for an extended time to reduce localised crime. “The police commissioner, has

for some years now, been focussed on driving down crime and through the performance review process he introduced shortly after his arrival,” Mr Anderson said. “There has been a strong focus on performance of the local service areas and that has translated into more proactive initiatives being introduced by LSA’s, depending on the nature on the crime, which might be unique to their area.” Mr Anderson said local communities have helped dramatically reducing crime in their areas in recent years. “In a nutshell, it means police have been very focussed on solving crime, preventing crime and working with the community in different forums with different initiatives,” he said. “Those things have come together, resulting in a steady drop in crime, which is very pleasing for everyone.”

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gums and tongue They can also cause constipation, blockages and food poisoning,” she said Common signs of dental problems that owners should keep an eye out for include bad breath, inflamed gums, and teeth that are stained with tartar. Make an appointment for your pooch at your local vet.

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FARMERS endured almost springlike weather for the start of the month, before a more than welcome return to order over the past week as widespread rain fell around the region. The warm weather even crept into early August before a wintry weekend put cops back on track. Bureau of Meteorology senior forecaster, Darren Ray, said the weather has been somewhat unseasonal. “The temperatures in the first few days of August this year were unusually warm for this time of the year, with daytime temperatures as much as nine degrees above average,” he said. “For most locations across the Mid North, and South Australia more generally, temperatures were record highest for the first 2 weeks of August.” Roseworthy reached 26.8 degrees on August 3, while Snowtown (26.1) and Clare (24.4) also reached unseasonal highs. On the near horizon, Mr Ray said it was likely more rain is not far away. “The second week of August will see cooler conditions to start with, and on and off shower activity, before conditions warm up over the coming

weekend, ahead of another cold front and more rain early next week,” he said. Most of the region has received a solid drenching over the past week. Since the start of August, rainfall totals across the Mid North have generally been between 20 and 30mm, with a heavy 36.6mm being recorded at Manoora. However, while things appear on track in the paddock, rainfall is slightly down on the yearly average. “Rainfall for the growing season so far for many but not all locations, has been 30 to 50mm below average for this time of the year across the Mid North,” Mr Ray said. “This is because Indian Ocean waters near north-western Australia have cooled in recent months, following the end in March of the La Nina event that was behind much of the wet conditions through spring and summer in 2010 and early 2011. “The cooler Indian Ocean conditions are likely to continue into spring, meaning that drier than average conditions are more likely to continue through that period, with slightly warmer than average temperatures likely into spring.”

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culture of not providing police with information as much as they do now.” Modernised policing techniques and equipment has also helped stem the flow of crime. “Steadily we’ve been able to hone our community initiatives and likewise, our investigational abilities,” Mr Anderson said. “Every single day, we have a technical meeting in the morning to look at what crime has been committed in the past 24 hours and addressing all of those crimes to the best extent possible.” The new Crime Mapper website can be found via - www..ocsar.sa.gov. au/maps. OCSAR is part of the AttorneyGeneral’s Department and is responsible for both monitoring statistics and researching crime and criminal justice issues.

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BALAKLAVA’S Katie Urwin is following advice from Australia’s veterinary surgeons as she prepares to clean the teeth of her best pal, Lou. Vets are encouraging dog owners to cut bones from their pets’ diets to help improve their dental health as part of the Australian Veterinary Association’s

Such joint initiatives include dry zones, implemented in a number of rural towns around the state. “That certainly is one of the initiatives which has helped in reducing street crime,” Mr Anderson said. “People feel more comfortable getting out in those areas now. “There are many examples reduction behavioural offences dropped with the introduction of dry zones.” Mr Anderson explained police have become more involved with the communities in their LSA, nurturing a healthy relationship between the public and the officers. “Through that community interaction and education, people are far more willing to come forward now and provide information because they know it does help and they can see the results,” he said. “In years gone by, there was

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Hamley Bridge Local identities Newton and Sue Lines have joined the Mid North masses who have been travelling abroad. The Hamley Bridge Football Club president and his committee member wife, had a great time touring the USA, catching up with two exchange students they had hosted some years ago. One student, Erik, was getting married, and the other one, Bobby, now works for the Obama administration, so Newton and Sue managed to have a trip to the Whitehouse. Whilst there, the Hamley president and his “secretary” had the chance to briefly meet the “other” President, Barack Obama. It obviously pays to know people in high places! Upon the Lines’ return, the (Hamley) president was asked by the supporters ‘Did you promote the Hamley Bridge Football Club and wear your club shirt?’ The supporters were shocked to hear a very definite reply in the negative, but Newton quickly explained that having the words “Hamley Bridge Bombers” emblazoned across his chest may have tested the American’s security sensitivity. I agree, but I’m sure Newton could’ve held his own against tackles from the Whitehouse security! Two Wells

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Good times flow at Brinky Brinkworth The 41st Winetasting and Smorgasbord night held on July 30, was a resounding success yet again. Numbers were down slightly but the good crowd enjoyed great food, wine and music, with dancing going on until the early hours of Sunday Blue Light Discos started in Two Wells, thanks to the help of Gawler Blue Light and some great volunteers. To celebrate the third birthday, there will be lots of giveaways and

Golf club swings into auction Balaklava BALAKLAVA Golf Club will be driving for dollars at its annual auction night fund raiser on Saturday, August 20. Why not get a table together and enjoy a fun night of bidding, with a bit of a “knees up” courtesy of popular entertainer Danni Hooper? There’s a theme to the night – “hats and boots” – so that should

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morning. Celebrity guest, ABC presenter Peter Goers, appeared waving his hands and cheering for Port Power. Peter provided humorous and animated accounts of his experiences in SA country halls and the social history they represent. A great night was had by all. prizes, including a portable DVD player. So come along and have a good time. If he was younger, I’m sure the John Travolta impersonator Vince Hatch would go too! And speaking of dancing and music, have you noticed how many ‘old’ songs are being rewritten, not necessarily for the best? The other day I heard a rap type version of Harry Belafonte’s Day-O. The original might be slower but it’s the real one. And what about Dirty Dancing’s ‘I’ve had the time of my life’, with all the girls swooning over Patrick Swayze. Now the Black Eyed Peas have done their version, having ‘the ti-iime of their life’. It’s OK but the original from the movie will always be the real deal.

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‘Colourful’ remarks I WOULD like to thank everyone for the hair colouring tips after my recent ‘story’ on grey hair and ageing. But I’ve since found out I’m not alone in having mistaken identity. Owen local Brian Parker went into the WRC where he was greeted by Nadene Wehr saying ‘Hello Andrew’. That made Brian’s day, thinking he looked as young as his son, Andrew! And quite a number of other married men (who shall remain nameless) have been asked if they are ‘out with their mother’ – oops. But by the same token, some ladies have told me, thanks to the wonders of salons and colours, they ‘look so much younger than their (greying) husbands’. So all’s fair in love and hair! School News KESAB environmental solutions has announced a school poster competition with cash prizes of $2000. Different categories are open from Reception to Year 12. The competition is open to all schools and seeks to recognise budding artists focusing on environmental issues and community awareness. Themes include litter, recycling, water, energy, climate change, biodiversity and environmental protection. Entries close September 30. Go to – admin@kesab.asn.au Mallala Primary students have had a busy start to Term 3. Deb ball practise is in full swing, public speaking has been completed and the choir is performing at the Festival Theatre on September 21. The annual school concert will be held in the gym on Thursday November 17 at 3.30pm and again at 7pm. Port Wakefield students travelled to join Balaklava Primary students on Monday, August 8, for the ‘Junkfood Jim and the Flying Circus’ performance. It was presented by Graeme Denton, a qualified teacher and dietitian who promoted healthy eating in a fun way.

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Man, 81, dies as car, truck collide MANOORA The death of an 81-year-old man from Manoora has taken the state’s road toll to 71, compared to 77 this time last year. He died when his car and a B-double semitrailer crashed on Waterloo Road at about 8.45am on Friday. PT WAKEFIELD Police arrested a 17-year-old local youth for driving while disqualified after he allegedly rode a mini bike through the township on Tuesday, August 2. •A 21-year-old man from Port Wakefield was arrested for alleged property damage and possessing cannabis on Monday. He was bailed to appear in court at a later date.

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• From Page 1 “It was the best trading day I’ve had in almost four years,” she said. Mrs Schulz was prepared for the barrage, stocking up on food and milk before the event hit town. She estimated the café used about 60 litres of milk over Friday and Saturday. “It was busy all week and also on Saturday but it’s quietened down today (Monday),” Mrs Schulz said. “It’s actually nice to have some space and time to breathe again.” Mrs Cottle reported a large increase of interest in the speech and drama section, where competitors performed duologues, triologues and prose reading. “It was really much larger than it has been,” she said. Picking a highlight from the weekend was particularly tough for Mrs Cottle, although the performance by Bruce “Dizzy” Raymond’s concert band was “extraor-

dinary”. “Everything you see just wows you,” she said. Mrs Cottle believed it was important to maintain the solid number of local entries. “It’s not always about winning,” she said. “Locals need to be part of it, not only to compete, but it also gives them an opportunity to see some of the best of the best and learn from them. “We want to keep the local content as high as we can.” Entrants are not only judged by adjudicators, experts in their respective fields, they are also given guidance and feedback on their performance, helping them achieve at their best. “Adjudicators not only wrote up a sheet of feedback for them, but many were also doing mini-masterclasses,” Mrs Cottle said. “It helps the performers understand the complexities of how music is made.” Mrs Cottle said the adjudicators at the Eisteddfod are unique to the event in how

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Get your skates on ... to help Lions Balaklava Lions club is calling on the community’s youth to help clean up areas of parklands in a “working bee” around Balaklava hospital and the Moody Estate parks. In return, the Lions will offer some financial support for the soon-to-be-built Balaklava skate park. The Lions need help to collect debris – sticks and stones – from grassed areas which will be mowed to beautify the parklands. The club has a new ride-on mower, destined to be used as a fund-raiser, with its “mowtesting” now taking place. Balaklalva Lions club president, Warren Durdin, said the “emu parade” – a scouting term for cleaning an area – would be a great help. The clean up is set for this Sunday, August 14, from 8am to noon. Helpers need to wear

Call for town’s youth at working bee gloves, sensible shoes and clothing and bring a rake or shovel. Meet opposite the hospital. “We don’t want to damage the mower blades, so collecting fallen tree branches and stones would be a big help,” he said. “The club has been approached by Balaklava Area Committee to assist with funding for the skate park ... so we thought, ‘why not get the people who will use it to help us?’” Community donated cash and “in-kind” support of $15,000 is required to help fund the $100,000 park, which has been financed by a State government grant of $50,000 and Wakefield Regional Council budgeted funding of $35,000. At present about $6,000 has been gathered

as the community share for the park, which will be built in an area of parklands north of the swimming pool. “It would be great to see local kids and their parents get behind the club, which in turn will help them to enjoy their skate park,” said Warren, who urged helpers to attend on Sunday. Balaklava Area Committee chairman, Terry Williams, said the Lions Club proposal was an excellent way to bring the local Balaklava community together. “I hope people realise they sometimes need to personally chip in to help achieve something,” he said. “The Lions do many great things for their communities – throughout Australia and the

world – so it would great for the community to return the favours on Sunday.” A skate park committee also needs members willing to take an active support role. Contact Terry on 8862 1977 during business hours. Donations towards the Area Committe’s skate park fund will also be accepted at the working bee. • Balaklava Area Committee also will be asking for community support as it progresses the proposed Shamus Liptrot Memorial Cycling trail. Work is continuing on this project, with contaminated soil testing – a costly component of the trail’s development – being arranged along the rail corridor from Balaklava to Halbury. Some public donations for associated costs, as well as general assistance, will be requested at an appropriate time. SHEARING AND WOOD CHOPPING CANCELLED:

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Balaklava Show gets two days of horse action

By Sally Crowther THIS Saturday, August 18, will mark the last day two local police officers spend patrolling local roads and nabbing villains. Port Wakefield Brevet Sergeant, Charmaine Barlow, 30, is transferring to Hallett, while Hamley Bridge Brevet sergeant, Eddie Dilena, 38, is moving to Burra. But don’t be alarmed about their departure. We are assured replacement officers will soon be appointed. The decision to transfer was not easy, but the couple, who recently became engaged, believe it will be beneficial. “I’ll be able to spend more time with my bride to be,” said Eddie. “Also, I have worked at Hamley Bridge for almost five years, so it will be a fresh change.” The move will see the officers working in different clusters, which means their rosters will be similar. “Currently our rosters rarely match, but with the

move we will be working in different clusters allowing us to have annual leave together,” Charmaine said. With a new town to patrol and new relationships to form, both officers are looking forward to the next challenge in their career. “After five years you tend to deal with the same people, so I’m looking forward to meeting new people – and arresting them,” said Eddie, with a smile. While they are both excited for the change and challenges ahead, both say they will miss the communities they worked within. “The communities of both Balaklava and Port

n Thanks and praise for communities as two local police officers depart Wakefield have been nothing but supportive since my transition to the country in 2009,” Charmaine said. Even though Charmaine is transferring from the region, her love of local sport will still bring her back once a fortnight to play basketball in Balaklava. “I will

miss the nettie girls at both Hummocks and Balaklava. Once a Pecker, always a Pecker!” Charmaine said. While both officers extend thanks to fellow colleagues and the communities in which they worked, they also praised the local emergency services in the

Wakefield region. “We can get jobs that will last over 12 hours and at times they can be unpleasant by nature, but the professionalism displayed by the CFS and SAAS is outstanding,” Charmaine said. Our local community

will be losing two fine police officers, however Charmaine and Eddie will always hold a special bond with the towns they served. “Hamley is a great community, and I look forward to reading about the town’s progress in the Plains Producer,” Eddie said.

It’s nearly that time of year again when the horses come out on show, the children excitedly pick their show bags, the women cook up a storm and the scent of fairy floss is in the air – it’s the Balaklava show. On Saturday and Sunday September 24 and 25, Balaklava show again will be held at Ralli Park. One of the organisers and a real show stalwart, Nollene Grigg, said there will be plenty of entertainment. “For the first time in years we have show-jumping which will be held on the Sunday,” Nollene said. While show-jumping is just one attraction, along with Wobbles the Clown and Horizon clown group, there are a few less favourites from last year. “Due to a Wudinna shearing competition being held on the same weekend, we have decided to drop the shearing competition at the show,” Nollene said. The log chopping will also be absent due to the increased expense in comparison to last year. Member for Goyder, Steven Griffiths, will officially open the event on the Saturday. With entertainment for any age, the 2011 Balaklava show is a must-do. The Plains Producer will keep you updated with any future show highlights as the event nears.

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LOCAL v Living

The way We were

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• Two long-standing Balaklava Eisteddfod contributors bowed out – Di Spence retired from president’s position, while Gill Wildman stepped down as Balaklava Town Hall secretary.

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• Balaklava’s Chad Maxwell won the bronze Duke of Edinborough award, successfully completing a number of challenging tasks to qualify.

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• Balaklava-born journalist, Trevor Bormann – son of Mr and Mrs Les Bormann – was appointed ABC TC’s Middle East correspondent.

it was necessary to borrow from council to run the Institute. Council was responsible for any capital works expenditure, while the committee maintained the building and conducted the library. With the amalgamation of Port Gawler, Grace and Dublin Councils to become the District Council of Mallala (Light), the Council and committee called a meeting of subscribers in April 1935 – ownership of the Institute was again vested in a body of Trustees. In the 1950-60s, there were several unsuccessful attempts to get Council to take over the Institute. At a subscribers’ meeting in 1972, it was resolved that the Institute change from a trusteeship to an incorporated body. In 1983 the State Libraries Institutes Association was dissolved by state government – this saw Mallala

by Norma Schopp

Ownership was vested in a Trusteeship, the Trustees being Messrs. James Ferguson, Samuel Churches, John Forbes, Thomas Edward Fisher, Henry Jarmyn and Alfred Vawser. In 1890, this group asked the District Council to take over management of the Institute but this was rejected by a vote of the ratepayers. The trustees persisted until 1898 when they again approached council, which then assumed ownership in January 1899, paying off the mortgage. A committee of five took over management and, if the Institute made a profit for the year, it was paid to council; some years

Institute removed from the Schedule of the Libraries Act, thus dissolved. At a subscribers’ meeting in 1983, “the property and buildings (library excepted) were transferred to the District Council...the building belongs to the Council...management of finance and buildings etc. remains the same...all must be approved by Council...members to be elected annually.” This was still the situation when the Institute’s centenary was celebrated in 1985. Alterations and extensions have been made but it remains a valuable community asset.

Mr Brightside

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GNR murdered “Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door”. Their version drags for 10 minutes, one sixth of an hour worth of Axl Rose singing like a witch being strangled. Guns have also been the victim, Sheryl Crow vandalising “Sweet Child O’ Mine”. But my number one hated cover song goes to Counting Crows and their diabolical cover of “Big Yellow Taxi”. I hated Joni Mitchell’s 1970 original and then along come the Crows in 2002 and re-released the nightmare. Not only that, Counting Crows also credit Vanessa Carlton as one of the artists featured – her only contribution is a couple of moans and groans in the background, with an “mmm, bop bop bop” thrown in occasionally. There. I feel better now. Tune in next time, coz I’m Mr Brightside.

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Mallala Institute (original front view 1885-1938).

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COMMUNITY

• Aug 12: Blyth paper drive. • Aug 13: Balaklava, Mallala, Owen, Pt Wakefield paper drive. • Aug 20: Auction Night, Balaklava Golf Club; Salt of the Earth Country Market, Port Wakefield; Mallala Community Markets. • Aug 21: Owen’s Boot Sale and Market, Owen Hall and surrounds. • Aug 24: Adelaide Plains Basketball AGM. • Sep 3 & 17: Salt of the Earth Country Market, Port Wakefield. • Oct 9: Lions Auction. • Nov 5 & 19: Salt of the Earth Country Market, Port Wakefield. • Nov 4: Blyth paper drive. • Nov 5: Balaklava, Owen, Mallala, Port Wakefield paper drive. • Dec 16: Balaklava Christmas Pageant.

Heritage Highlights

When the initial settlement of South Australia was being planned in England, the South Australian Literary and Scientific Association was established in London. A shipment of books saw the beginning of public libraries or reading rooms, but they needed to be housed. With the assistance of government grants, most district councils erected a building which provided a venue for public functions and housed the library – this was commonly known as “the Institute.” The District Council of Grace erected a building on Owen Road in 1878. This building was useful but not always convenient, so plans were drawn up to build something better. Using the government subsidy and financial support from local residents, the foundation stone for the new Mallala Institute was laid on March 12, 1885.

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NEWS v District

As Trustpower continues to negotiate Stage 2 of Snowtown project ...

Two Wells Craft Shop managers Judi Frost, Mollie Frost and Di Meaney are excited the old courthouse will get a new lease of life after much-need funding was secured.

Craft shop upgrade starts soon The old Two Wells Courthouse is set to get a long-awaited interior upgrade. Through the Department of Environment and Natural Resource’s State Heritage Unit, the Two Wells Regional Action Team (TWRAT) has secured a dollar-fordollar grant worth $10,000. Built in 1876 the courthouse is of great significance to the local community and is currently being used as an outlet for local art and craft, known as the Craft Shop. Craft Shop manager Judi Frost says the funding application was lodged on behalf of the shop by TWRAT and will mean the interior can be restored to its former glory. The restoration is due to begin on Monday, September 19 and the shop will be closed for a month. Consignees are asked to arrange to remove their craft items from the building before September 16. To help clear stock, a sale with 10 per cent off runs from September 1-16, excluding plants and produce.

“It’s virtually the whole of the interior that will be repaired,” she said.“It will just be brand new inside (and) it’s very exciting.” In keeping with a building of such stature, Mrs Frost says the restoration will follow heritage guidelines, as it is Heritage listed. “I’m just so passionate about this building,” she said. “I love it (and) eventually we would like to have the outside done too but that’s more money we don’t have.” The restoration project will repair the ceiling in the lobby and rear room, render all interior walls where they are fractured, repair the window frames and panes where they are cracked, and paint all the internal walls and woodwork. Mrs Frost said it was important to have the courthouse upgraded to maintain the main street’s proud landscape and help the building to fit in. In recent years TWRAT and the Craft

Two Wells library renovations Two Wells Public Library will be closed from September 6 to October 5 for significant renovations and structural works to the Institute building. The library will operate on a reduced scale from the old Two Wells Council Chambers (next to the library) from September 6. Opening hours have changed. Limited public internet access will

be available during the above times. The Mallala and Windsor branches will continue to operate as normal, with Two Wells Library set to re-open by October 6. Library loans during this time will run on an extended time-frame, however resources will be limited. Please contact the library on 8520 2100 for further information.

Shop have funded other restoration projects for the building, including a new electrical system throughout, new guttering and downpipes, and a new roof. While the District Council of Mallala (DCM) has supported TWRAT in smaller projects through its Community Partnerships Program, Mrs Frost says the council was not interested in taking on responsibility for the building as they knew it would cost a lot of money to return it to its former glory. Fellow Craft Shop manager Di Meaney has a family connection to the building and is looking forward to seeing it revitalised. “I think it’s just fabulous it’s being restored,” she said. “My Dad was a justice of the peace here and he also used to be the local coroner. He used to sit on all the local court cases and I can remember when I had to come and give evidence here once.”

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Call for help to upgrade historic wells Community members are encouraged to come and help out at the Two Wells Regional Action Team (TWRAT) working bee at the historic wells on Sunday, August 14, from 10am to 4pm at Two Wells. TWRAT president, Eddie Stubing, said TWRAT had volunteered its services to District Council of Mallala to repair and

upgrade the historic site. “We want to lend a hand to restore the site, which has played such a big part in the history of this area,” Eddie said. Work will be done on the entrance, rotunda, paring, signage, seating and wells, along with the garden. “There’s lots to be done, but many hands make light work,

so we’re keen to get as many people along as possible,” Eddie said. The Hickinbotham Group and Council will also be in attendance to lend a hand, along with putting on a free sausage sizzle for volunteers. For more information or to register your attendance, phone 0428 824 712.

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THE ECHO: OUT TODAY in the two wells & lewiston areas

‘The most natural thing in the world’ proving looks. It is they who are wrong, not you! What do they think breasts were designed to do? Are they embarrassed when

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they see other mammals feeding milk to their offspring? Unbelievably, they probably have no reaction to the sexualisation of woman’s bodies but they react to someone doing one of the most natural things in the world. Good luck with your kids and keep breastfeeding as long as possible. Lynette Bassani, Lower Light

By Les Pearson IN almost identical fashion to The Police’s hit song, Roxanne, the wind turbines at the Snowtown Wind Farm also don’t need to put the red light on any more. The red flashing lights on top of the turbines are about to be turned off progressively throughout this month and into September. TrustPower Australia business development manager, Rodney Ahern, said the lights had been required under the wind farm’s original development approval, to satisfy the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) requirements prevailing at that time. “Those requirements have now changed with the Snowtown wind farm towers now only required to be marked on aeronautical navigation charts as potential hazards,” Mr Ahern said. “We have worked through a process with the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) that now enables us to turn off the lights. “We are now confident that all appropriate safety measures are now in place to ensure aircraft pilots are adequately warned of the presence of the turbines.” Mr Ahern said the lights were positioned on the turbine nascelles of about one in three of the 47 turbines in the wind farm. The Stage One lights needed to be turned off to be consistent with the planned 102-turbine second stage of the Snowtown wind farm, which will not have any aviation hazard lighting installed. “We wanted to make sure the community knew they were being deliberately turned off – not because they were faulty and not working,” Mr Ahern said. “It’s a process that we will now see happening at wind farms in other areas as well.” The 47 turbines, which were completed in November 2008, comprise the 98.7MW Stage One of the $800 million Snowtown Wind Farm. Mr Ahern said the company is looking to continue to progress negotiations with preferred turbine suppliers in relation to the development of Stage Two of the Snowtown Wind Farm. This project is likely to generate between 215MW and 270MW, depending on final turbine selection.

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Dedicated team keeps the meals coming Service awards B a l a k l ava’ s Meals on Wheels branch (MOW) gave awards ranging from three years to 40 years service to 28 volunteers at the AGM on Tuesday, July 19. Anna-Lucia Draper attended from MOW headquarters in Adelaide and presented the awards, along with informing the group on the latest MOW news. A gift basket was presented to staff of Balaklava Hospital in appreciation of their contribution to preparing the meals. National MOW day will be held on August 31, with the theme of the day being, “more than just a meal”. A lunch for volunteers has been arranged for

Ruth Catford receiving her 40-year award from Balaklava Meals on Wheels branch president. Jutta Lorenz Sunday, October 23 at the Royal Hotel in Balaklava at 1pm. Volunteers are always being sought. If you can spare an hour or so every few weeks, contact Ruth Arikawe on 8862 1330.

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Feeling the doggie blues Pets are commonly seen as a culpable source of allergens, and a majority of allergy sufferers simply do not entertain the possibility of owning dogs. The good news for the one in four Australians suffering allergies is that there are a number of solutions available allowing them to live comfortably with canine companions. “Allergic reactions to dogs are caused by certain proteins found in dogs’ hair follicles and dander,” explained Veterinary Adviser Dr Peter Higgins. “This means that the production of dog allergens, and their propensity for being spread, varies quite a lot between breeds.” For these reasons, some breeds prove much more tolerable to allergy sufferers. Dr Higgins is quick to point out that no canine is completely non-allergenic. However, there are some breeds that are classified as hypoallergenic. Dogs such as poodles, schnauzers, bichon frise, chinese crested dogs, irish water spaniels, australian silky terriers, italian greyhounds, maltese, yorkshire terriers, and skye terriers are preferential pets for allergy sufferers. For many allergy sufferers, pets are an integral part of life, and total avoidance of dogs is neither a desirable nor a realistic option. By implementing basic allergy management strategies, taking time to research and select an agreeable breed, and providing proper care and training, all owners can minimise their sensitivities to triggering allergens.

n SOME of the Meals on Wheels service award recipients. Standing (from left), Anna-Lucia Draper, from MOW, who presented the awards, Peter Cox, 7 years, Melvin Zerk, 3, Lenice Cox, 7, Joan Wood, 7, Joan Appleby, 12, Jeanette Scott, 12, Irene Dawson, 3, Jill Dixon, 12. Seated: Jean Neumann (30 years), Joyce Fisher (35).

Awards: Ruth Catford, 40, Joyce Fisher, 35, Jean Neumann, 30, Shirley Welke, 25, Erika Engelke and Lynette Sutton, 20. Awards also went to Les and Mary Masson for 15 years, with Joan

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NEWS v District

BLYTH’S Tree planters enjoy a cuppa on the Blyth Plains. LEFT: HARD at work are (from left) Tash Truscott, Neville Johnson, Aidyn Truscott, Charlie Jacki and Jasmine Robinson planting at the Blyth community Tree Planting Day.

Blyth team has 1500 reasons to be happy! THE brave plainsmen took to their forks and attended the annual Blyth Community Tree Planting day last Sunday. About 40 children and adults drew on their gloves and put in an afternoon of hard yakka to plant about 1500 trees along the ex-railway corridor north and south of Blyth. Heavy showers had the planters heading to the makeshift shelters – but Janet Zweck reports “a lovely afternoon tea and birthday cake” was enjoyed mid afternoon on site

Miners target more YP copper and gold PRECIOUS metal and uranium exploration company, Marmota Energy Limited, announced it has identified drill targets over its West Melton copper-gold project on Yorke Peninsula, about 25 kilometres north west of Port Wakefield. Marmota Energy managing director, Dom Calandro, announced the launch of the exploration program in June. The drill targets were spotted during a high-resolution airborne geophysical survey. This involved flying a plane, similar to a crop-duster, along certain lines above the land, which detects various changes in the earth’s magnetic field. These readings give a general indication of the possibility of valuable commodities under the ground. The potential strike length of the most significant anomaly is about 10 kilometres. “The large scale targets identified from the data are in a geological setting that is similar to that at the Rex Minerals Hillside

Project.” He said the company planned to follow up the promising exploration results with the acquisition of infill high resolution ground gravity, magnetic and soil surveys over selected target areas. Monax Mining Limited, which has a 50 per cent share with Marmota in the Melton project, a separate deposit from the West Melton project, announced it has also purchased a tenement and began drilling near Webling Bay, on the northern Yorke Peninsula. The company plans to mine copper in the area. This new tenement is on top of the company’s shared interest in the Melton project, and another fully-owned tenement near Ardrossan, south of the Hillside project. • MEANTIME, the board of Core Exploration Ltd also announced the company’s first drilling program since listing on the ASX earlier this year, has begun on its prospective Yorke Peninsula project, just west of Rex Minerals’ Hillside project.

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Core’s managing director, Stephen Biggins, said the first air-core drill program had been doubled in size to 4000 metres as a result of the company’s increasing confidence in the Iron Oxide Copper Gold (IOCG) potential of the project. Mr Biggins said earlier geophysical surveys have defined a large-scale set of magnetic and gravity drill targets identified within the 12-kilometre long, two to four kilometre wide, Palace Structural Zone. “This geophysical scenario is a strong indicator of magnetite/ hematite iron oxide alteration systems and potentially IOCG style mineralisation,” he said. The large-scale gravity and magnetic drill targets are hosted in a similar geological setting to Rex Minerals’ nearby Hillside project. The drilling is expected to take about three weeks, with the assay results to be available a further six to eight weeks after drilling concludes.

to celebrate co-ordinator Ian Roberts’ birthday. With no way out after a cuppa and cake, the planters continued until all trees were in the ground – with all delighted when the end of the row was met. Ian thanked the three Clare Lions club members and locals who braved the elements thrown at them during the afternoon and hoped they enjoyed the day of digging and fellowship, as well as the evening barbecue

Grants open for solar schools Schools in the region have the opportunity to improve energy efficiency and save water thanks to an Australian government $25 million National Solar Schools Program. Federal Member for Wakefield, Nick Champion, said the program provides local schools the opportunity to become more sustainable as well as have students learn about energy use

and the renewable energy sector first hand. Schools can now apply for funding with the 2011-12 application round which opened on August 1. Grants of up to $50,000 are awarded, with 11 schools already receiving funding. Go to www.climatechange.gov. au/nationalsolarschools or contact the National Solar Schools Program hotline on 1800 703 831.

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SPECIAL FEATURE v Motoring

Changing lanes not easy in SA Merging is still a pressure point for SA drivers with collisions continuing to rise over the last three years along some major SA arterials according to SGIC claims data. The top spots on SA roads for merging collisions in 2010 are: • Main North road – Pooraka, North Adelaide, Regency Park, Elizabeth, Elizabeth East, Adelaide, • Salisbury Plain and Prospect. • South road – O’Halloran Hill, Regency Park, Adelaide, Seaford, Croydon, Hindmarsh and • Port road – Hindmarsh and Port Adelaide areas SGIC Head of Research, Robert McDonald, said merging collisions on SA roads resulted in nearly a million dollars in claim costs each year. “Main North road had the most merging collisions in the state, but South road had the biggest increase with nearly five times more merging collisions in 2010.”

Mr McDonald said as well as the increase in merging collision claims, recent research saw over 50 per cent of SA respondents listing merging incorrectly as their top frustration on the road. Mr McDonald said the claims data and the driver research showed drivers needed to refresh their road rules knowledge and take more caution when merging. “The rules when merging are straightforward — when two lines of traffic become one and there are no marked lines, a driver must give way

to any vehicle that is ahead of their own. And if a vehicle wants to move from one marked lane of traffic into another, they must give way to the lane of traffic they are moving into. “Being courteous and allowing other vehicles to move smoothly into lanes can help everyone reduce risk of a collision,” Mr McDonald said. NRMA Insurance offers the following tips to drivers: • Merge at a similar speed to the traffic you are merging with – this will make merging easier and assist with traffic flow. • Don’t change lanes abruptly, move smoothly into lanes – this can help to reduce the risk of a collision. • Maintain a safe distance from the car in front of you to avoid clipping the car when merging. • Always use your indicators when merging or changing lanes so other drivers are aware of where you are going.

The roundabout from hell! Talk about merging lanes? How would some Balaklava drivers handle this roundabout? It’s in Swindon, in Wiltshire, England and was built in the early 1970s. Locals apparently are “proficient” when using it. Traffic flow around the smaller, inner roundabout is counterclockwise and traffic flows in the usual clockwise manner around the five mini-roundabouts and the outer loop. Wikipedia says in September 2007, the “Magic Roundabout”, as it is known, was named as one

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quality, responsive performance and exceptional fuel economy. “In Australia, the all-new Focus presents all these elements in one outstanding package,” Mr Graziano said. “It raises the bar in all these areas, which will not only delight our existing customers but also expand the appeal of the Focus brand to a whole new generation of Ford customers.” Distinguished by its sleek and sporty design, the new Focus is packed with more affordable tech-

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special feature v BALAKLAVA EISTEDDFOD 2011

Another superb weekend of music and entertainment: Friday

CONCERT BANDS: Friday began with the newly formed Junior section and Mid North District Concert Band of 30 students from Clare, Balaklava and Riverton sponsored by the councils of Gilbert Valley and Wakefield Plains. As the day progressed the bands got bigger and better and the audiences and adjudicator were amazed at the quality and variety of performances from a Henry Mancini medley to an absolute treat champion band Trinity College Senior Band conducted by Bruce “Dizzy” Raymond previous ASO and Adelaide Carols By Candlelight. Pulteney Grammar’s harp player had a crowd gathered at the footpath in the late afternoon sun as hundreds of students gathered as he played while waiting for one of the fourteen coaches (two double deckers) which filled our town. The Choral Section began with the beautiful young voices of the junior choirs and concluded on an astounding high from the seasoned and very popular “Bal Canto”. Watching adjudicator Deb Munro, national and international choral director with choirs was an enjoyable experience for both performers and audience. The variety of instruments at instrumental ensembles was great to see. From keyboards, guitar, flute to string ensembles. The winning junior group was Encounter Bay Lutheran School first time eisteddfod entrants who left home at 6:30am. The Junior Vocal Ensemble winners, Balaklava Primary School, were described by the adjudicator Peter Webb “as if connected with a thread of string”. It was good to see the all boy group from Rostrevor who sang “Bohemian Rhapsody”. Allegro are now champions in years 2008, 2009, 2010 and now 2011. Wow they are good! The adjudicator’s prayer is “please send me an obvious winner”. Rock Bands: There were great rock bands eg. Rostrevor but another band played brilliantly also just using acoustic guitars creating rock versions of Eminem songs. The winner was Trinity. Junior winner was the Balaklava Primary Girl Band. Popular adjudicator Mark Dean not only gave helpful ideas but demonstrated them on the various rock band instruments

ADELAIDE Plains Male Voice Choir Vocal Scholarship winner, Chloe Bremner, is presented with her award by choir president, Craig Woodward at the finale concert in the Town Hall on Sunday.

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REVIEWING THE 15TH BALAKLAVA EISTEDDFOD REPORT compiled by Bronny Cottle and Jenny Rowland LEFT: Instrumental champion and Roger Manuel Memorial award winner, Joel Rigg. RIGHT: Musical Theatre Ensemble champions Leah Harford (left) and Chloe Bremner.

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PIANO The town hall grand piano was given a real workout by some very talented pianists of all ages. Marco Callisto had his first appearance here as a little boy sleeping on the front seat while his big sisters played. Today he was an equal three way first place winner. Adjudicator Dr Helen Payne could not split the group in Intermediate Piano. His older sister, Stephanie, was outstanding as Senior winner and overall champion. The open section participants, including locals Ben Nichols and Joseph Ingram tackled very demanding pieces which Dr Payne said were well executed. The vocalsection duet was won by Chloe Bremner and Leah Harford for the fourth time. Adjudicator Ian Vayne said that “it was delightful to see confidence” amongst the Sub Juniors and the musicality and preparation of these young children was a surprise. Samuel Michael took out first prize in this section and Tory Lane was an Honourable mention. Lacee McPharlin won second in the Junior Vocal Solo. When a gap was created by a very

PICTURES: David Newsome Piano solo champ Stephanie Callisto, with sponsor, Trish Langdon. tied up accompanist a visiting South African girl Mariske Van Der Merwe entertained the audience making up a song about the eisteddfod, the rain and special rendition of Happy Birthday in Afrikaana. SPEECH and DRAMA David Fyfe, the announcer at Speech and Drama which has doubled in two years, was just as entertaining as the performers as he quoted from famous literary works during his introductions. Not only is Trish Goodgame the

extraordinary talent behind Eisteddfod administration, she won first place in the Prose Reading. The championship Speech and Drama trophy has now been won three times by Kelly Bickle and Joseph Ingram. INSTRUMENTAL A large crowd were treated to some excellent and creative performances in each of the instrumental sections, adjudicated by Ian Russell. The audience just about needed earplugs for the drum solos, and if you’d thought about having a short

nap, then you were mistaken! Ian Russell commented, as he did last time he adjudicated, that practice makes perfect, no matter what age you are. A method he uses for his students is to roll 2 dice and add the two numbers together. Whatever it adds up to, is how many times in a row you must practice the particular tricky part and get it right, or you start again! This was greeted by groans and giggles from the audience! A “one off” award – the Lyndall

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Hendrickson Award – went to each winner in Instrumental Solo divisions (see results). Lyndall Hendrickson, AM, was born in Balaklava in 1917, and has made a contribution to Australian and international culture in arts and education. She began as a violin prodigy and overcame the effects of polio by exercising the power of her mind to regain movement in her left side. Lyndall, 94, is very passionate about encouraging music in every shape and form, including in the Balaklava Eisteddfod Instrumental Section. She is presently writing her thesis on music as a form of communication for people with autism. Musical Theatre This was our biggest section this year, with the last group of participants finishing at 8:30pm. The adjudicator, Ruth Bormann gave extensive feedback and spoke about individual winners in each section. She reminded participants to “never push your voices, find your boundaries and don’t push past them”. She also suggested participants use accompanists rather than recordings as it “gives you the liberty to change things”. In the Open Musical Theatre Solo section the winner was Sarah Wildy, who sang ‘What ever happened to my Part?’ “She blew me away”, Ruth said. Upon presenting Sarah with the Musical Theatre Solo Champion’s trophy Ruth spoke of Sarah being “a great package” with her beautiful voice and exciting acting talent. She also highly praised local girls, Kellie Bickle and Heather Crawford who came second and third respectively. Kellie presented “a professional theatrical piece” and had “a beautiful voice and presence”. Heather “took the stage” with an extremely difficult song which was beautifully done. Ruth recommended that all three should go on and sing in productions. The adjudicator was also impressed with the quality of the entrants in the Sub Junior section. She said they sang in tune and chose appropriate songs. Jacob Maiolo won this section with a spirited rendition of ‘Let’s Go Fly a Kite’. A group of local performers prepared by Heidi Zerk; comprising Samuel Michael, Thomas Lane, Mikaela Tiller and Chloe Lamond took out first prize in the Junior Ensemble section with an energetic performance of ‘I’ll never grow up’. Samuel Michael as Peter Pan had a “lovely clear voice and the right amount of bravado”, Norma said. Local girls, Jessica and Sarah Heaslip, Lori Allen and Victoria Lane won second place with a humorous presentation of ‘Your Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile’. CONTEMPORARY VOCAL Mat Noble, adjudicator for Contemporary Vocal spoke of the importance of musical elements such as phrasing, range, breathing, intonation, how you build and interpret songs and of equal importance, your presentation – that is how you connect to the song and the audience. In the Sub Intermediate section he spoke of the maturity of depth and how impressed he was with the wonderful array of talent. The Open Section was won by Sarah Wildy, singing ‘True Colours’. Mat commented on the diverse range of performances in this section and how participants captured their style. He reminded participants to use the microphone to their advantage. Kate Walker (nee McDonald) a performer in previous years and earlier winner of the Adelaide Plains Male Voice Choir, took on the role as Vocal Ensembles adjudicator. www.plainsproducer.com.au

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adjudicator Dr Helen Payne (right) couldn’t separate three winners in the Intermediate piano solo (from left) Marco Callisto, Sarah Dinh, David Dinh (equal firsts), Clara Nguyen, Timothy Braslavskiy and Ruby Easthope-Swan (Hon. Mentions)

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Special treat from Kelly

The friendly rivalry continues between Kelly Bickle and Joseph Ingram. Saturday’s competition saw Joseph win the Open section of the Drama or Recitation section of the Speech and Drama with his amusing presentation of The Newspaper Lady. Both Joseph and Kelly each have now won the Speech and Drama Championship Trophy (sponsored by Balaklava Lions) three times. The suggestion was made perhaps next year they should enter the duologue section, performing together.

IT MIGHT have been one of the best peformances of the Eisteddfod ... but not part of the competition and with only a lucky few in the audience! Balaklava songbird and actress Kelly Bickle treated Eisteddfod organisers and supporters with her song “As If We Never Said Goodbye” from “Sunset Boulevard” at the annual wind down get-together in the Balco boardroom on Sunday evening. Kelly, seen here with Joseph Ingram after performing in the Open Musical Theatre section of the Eisteddfod, had just her trusty CD player as backing music. She was simply sensational, bringing a tear to some in the room. Bravo Kelly! And Eisteddfod organiser, Trish Goodgame, who won prose reading in the Speech and Drama section, entertained the group with delightful observations on the game of golf.

Musical Theatre Intermediate winner Stephanie Antonopoulos.

Imogen Coles performed a “Gothic” monologue in Speech and Drama.

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The Eisteddfod Finale Concert is celebration of a culmination of a weekend of musical entertainment of more than 400 separate competitions from 2000 performers to warm the hearts of every person who had the opportunity of getting out to see what was on offer. The capacity crowd saw some of the best of the best when the champions were invited back to perform again . We saw the champion pianist, piano duet, saxophone, vocal duets and speech and drama. When you are a volunteer and with six venues operating concurrently it is impossible to get to everything so this is a way for a snapshot of most venues. James Hancock was our very entertaining and accomplished MC for the day and we welcomed him back from Adelaide. The concert was opened by our well known member for Goyder, Steven Griffiths who has a first hand understanding of what we happens with the Eisteddfod, how it works, the complexities of it and the huge benefit

Vocal Duet and Trio champions Chloe Bremner (left) and Leah Harford. it has on our community and on us as individuals as the arts is an expression of who we are and how we feel . The opening and closing performances of the Mid North Combined Festival of Music Choirs from Balaklava, Clare, Kapunda, Riverton Mallala and Owen was a delightful choral showcase of 80 young voices with some snappy choreography to entertain and at times move the audience. Patrick Power, renowed professional singer, was adjudicator of the Adelaide Plains Male

Voice Choir Scholarship final. Winner was Chloe Bremner, who has been coming up from Adelaide since she was very small. She sang “Bus Ride” and “Spoonful of Sugar” from Mary Poppins in authentic costume. Eisteddfod Society, president, Bronny Cottle, thanked the committee, the convenors, about 150 volunteers, the 66 sponsors and especially the performers, teachers and accompanists who made Balaklava The Place To Be for music. n SEE SPONSORS THANKS, PAGE 29

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special feature v BALAKLAVA EISTEDDFOD 2011 LEFT: Senior Rock Band, Balak High Back from left: Josh Harrison, Mitchell Hill, Jess Wickham, Imogen Coles, front: Sally Wilson and Braydon Foale-Jacka.

RIGHT: The Heaslip cousins – Sarah sang “Any Dream Will Do” from “Joseph”. Jessica sang “Wouldn’t it be Loverly” from “My Fair Lady” and was awarded an Honorable Mention.

The place to for MUSIC RIGHT: Mairead Hayes winner of the Senior B section of Musical theatre. LEFT: Balaklava Primary’s girl’s rock band, Hot Stuff (back from left) Teisha Harkness and Sophie Wehr, (front) Melody Bennett, Alicia Weerts and Shyleigh Cullen.

Kyle Savill, of Mallala, came equal third in the Intermediate Instrumental solo (tied with Hannah Mellier).

RIGHT: Trish Goodgame took first place in Prose Reading for the Speech and Drama section.

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* HM = Honourable Mention BAND & INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLE SECTION BAND (Stage & Concert) DIVISION JUNIOR BAND - STAGE & CONCERT 1st - Trinity College South School Junior Concert Band - Bruce Raymond; 2nd - Mid North District Junior Concert Band-Jane Hamilton 3rd Encounter Lutheran School Band - Kerry Martin; HM - Gawler River Junior Concert Band - Anna Davidson; “Under Age Girls” - Clare - Lesley J Garreth-James. SENIOR BAND - STAGE & CONCERT: 1st - Trinity College North School Advanced Concert Band - Louise Skelton; 2nd - Salisbury East High School Concert Band - Edgell Zajac; 3rd - Trinity College South School Advanced Band - Bruce Raymond OPEN BAND - STAGE & CONCERT: 1st - Trinity College Senior Band - Bruce Raymond; 2nd - Maitland Area School Concert Band - Deb Schwartz; HM Pulteney Grammar School Stage Band - Ruth Howley; HM - Clare High Jazz Band - Ben Fuller BAND CHAMPION: Trinity College Senior Band - Bruce Raymond BAND & INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLE SECTION INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLE DIVISION SENIOR INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLE 4-9 Instruments; 1st - Trinity College Saxophone Ensemble - Lori McClelland; 2nd - Salisbury East High School Saxophone Ensemble - Belinda Parr; 3rd - Balaklava High School - “Nouveau Mistral” - Nola Branson; HM - Horizon Senior Instrumental Ensemble - Melanie Redden; HM - Kadina Memorial High School Jazz Ensemble - Josh Cowley JUNIOR INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLE 4-9 Instruments; 1st - Encounter Lutheran School Ensemble - Kerry Martin; 2nd - St Francis Xavier’s Flute Ensemble - Sarah Wildy; 3rd - Trinity College Junior Flute Ensemble - Melanie Walters; HM - St Francis Xavier’s Keyboard Ensemble - Sarah Wildy; HM - St Francis Xavier’s Guitar Ensemble Sarah Wildy; HM - St Francis Xavier’s String Ensemble - Sarah Wildy INSTRUMENTAL ENSEMBLE CHAMPION:Trinity College Saxophone Ensemble - Lori McClelland ROCK BAND DIVISION SENIOR ROCK BAND; 1st - Trinity College Great Southern Rock Band - Roy Malone; 2nd - Rostrevor College Year 10 Senior Rock Band - Marnie Tiggemann; 3rd - Trinity North College Senior Rock Band - Emily Smith; HM - Kadina Memorial High - “Control” - Josh Cowley; HM - Kadina Memorial High - “Falling Into Tomorrow” - Josh Cowley. JUNIOR ROCK BAND; 1st - Balaklava Primary Girl Band - Gary Briggs ROCK BAND CHAMPION: Trinity College Great Southern Rock Band Roy Malone CHORAL SECTION CHORAL WORKSHOP DIVISION CHORAL WORKSHOP - JUNIOR (Non-competitive) •Horizon Christian School Junior Choir - Aliza Webb •St Francis Xavier’s Senior Vocal Ensemble - Sarah Wildy •Trinity South Junior Choir - Edith Zimmermann •Encounter Lutheran School Choir - Kerry Martin CHORAL WORKSHOP - OPEN (Non-competitive) •Horizon Christian School Senior Choir - Aliza Webb •Craigmore Christian School Middle School Choir - Laura Haskard •Thomas More College Choir - Leigh Stretton & Deanne Just •Gawler River Advanced Choral Ensemble - Estacia Guerin •Balaklava High School Choir - Nola Branson •Pulteney Grammarphones - Kym Wilson •Rostrevor College & St Francis Xavier’s Combined Choral Group - Marnie Tiggemann •Trinity College Senior Choir - Megan Taylor •Bal Canto - Di Spence VOCAL ENSEMBLE 4-9 Voices DIVISION JUNIOR VOCAL ENSEMBLE 4-9 Voices ;1st - Balaklava Primary School Vocal Ensemble - Bronwyn Cottle HM - Horizon Junior Vocal Ensemble - Aliza Webb HM - Encounter Lutheran Vocal Ensemble - Kerry Martin SENIOR VOCAL ENSEMBLE 4-9 Voices; 1st - Xavier College - “Allegro” - Carly Meakin; 2nd - Trinity College Senior Vocal Ensemble - Louise Skelton; 3rd - Pulteney Grammar School - “Jazz On The Terrace” - Ian Andrew; HM -

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PIANO DUET DIVISION PIANO DUET ;1st - Tatyana Hubczenko & Yekaterina Hubczenko; 2nd - David Dinh & Sarah Dinh; 3rd - Marco Callisto & Stephanie Callisto GRACE ANDERS MEMORIAL AWARD - PIANO DUET CHAMPION: Tatyana Hubczenko & Yekaterina Hubczenko

n ALL THE RESULTS

SPEECH & DRAMA SECTION

Horizon Christian School participated in the Senior Open Choral Workshop: Back (from left) Mel Grigg, Casey Lawrie, Maddison Veitch, Chloe Brown, Hannah Mellier, Marni Greenshields, Simanga Nyoni, Kirsten Takacs, Tess Lawson. Front: Claire Whittaker, Rebecca Goldney, Caroline Barber, Chelsea McPharlin, Hannah Lauricella.

CONTEMPORARY vocal soloists competing in “Senior B” (from left) Cassandra Willis, honourable mention, Karlya Hage, third, Sarah Berry, second and Eddy Garcia, first, pictured with adjudicator Mat Noble.

Horizon Senior Vocal Ensemble - Aliza Webb; HM - Clare High School Senior Vocal Ensemble - Joy Hague BILL HEWETT MEMORIALAWARD - VOCAL ENSEMBLE CHAMPION: Xavier College - “Allegro” - Carly Meakin

SATURDAY

CONTEMPORARY VOCAL SECTION CONTEMPORARY VOCAL SOLO DIVISIONS JUNIOR CONTEMPORARY VOCAL SOLO; 1st - Sophie Georgiadis; 2nd - Tiana Riemelmoser; 3rd - Caitlin Dennis; HM’s - Melina Zafiropoulos, Stephanie Sinclair SENIOR ‘A’ CONTEMPORARY VOCAL SOLO; 1st - Emily Sulzberger; 2nd - Liana Verlingieri; 3rd - Natalie-Alana Diglio; HM - Georgia Bolton SENIOR ‘B’ CONTEMPORARY VOCAL SOLO; 1st - Edelnilson Garcia; 2nd - Sarah Berry; 3rd - Karlya Hage; HM - Cassandra Willis SUB-INTERMEDIATE; CONTEMPORARY VOCAL SOLO 1st - Sarah Thorpe; 2nd - Juliette Vella; 3rd - Leah Harford; HM’s - Shelley Hage, Naomi Belet OPEN CONTEMPORARY VOCAL SOLO; 1st - Sarah Wildy; 2nd - Laura Healey; 3rd - Kelly Bickle, HM - Belinda Cece INTERMEDIATE CONTEMPORARY VOCAL SOLO; 1st - Chloe Bremner; 2nd - Stephanie Antonopoulos CONTEMPORARY VOCAL SOLO CHAMPION: Sarah Wildy CONTEMPORARY VOCAL ENSEMBLE DIVISION CONTEMPORARY VOCAL ENSEMBLE - OPEN; 1st - Chloe Bremner & Leah Harford; 2nd - Amelia Burfield, Josephine Fungalei, Grace Thang & Sheri Deboy; 3rd - Karlya Hage & Shelley Hage; HM - Madeleine Coutts, Carla Sassi & Isabella Tomassoni INSTRUMENTAL SECTION INSTRUMENTAL SOLO DIVISIONS NOVICE INSTRUMENTAL SOLO 1st - Sophie Bubner

SUB-INTERMEDIATE INSTRUMENTAL SOLO; 1st - Clara Nguyen 2nd - Shannon Miller; Tie 3rd Thomas Lane, Tie 3rd - Toby Michael OPEN INSTRUMENTAL SOLO; 1st - Jed Rowland INTERMEDIATE INSTRUMENTAL SOLO; 1st - Ruby Easthope-Swan; 2nd - Adam Deverix; Tie 3rd - Kyle Savill, Tie 3rd - Hannah Mellier; JUNIOR INSTRUMENTAL SOLO; 1st - Clara Nguyen; HM’s - Emma Smith, Aynsleigh Neagle INSTRUMENTAL DUET & TRIO OPEN; (See Below) SENIOR INSTRUMENTAL SOLO; 1st - Joel Rigg; 2nd - Amelia Burfield; 3rd - Jesse Foley ROGER MANUEL MEMORIAL AWARD - INSTRUMENTAL SOLO CHAMPION: Joel Rigg INSTRUMENTAL DUET & TRIO DIVISIONS INSTRUMENTAL DUET & TRIO JUNIOR; 1st - Ben Smith & Emma Smith INSTRUMENTAL DUET & TRIO OPEN; 1st - Jacqueline Carias, Laura Evans & Katrina Philbey; HM - Chloe Brown, Taylar Durdin & Hannah Mellier Lyndall HendricksonAward A “one off” award for each 1st place winner in the following Instrumental Solo divisions: Junior Instrumental Solo - Clara Nguyen; Sub-Intermediate Instrumental Solo - Clara Nguyen; Intermediate Instrumental Solo - Ruby Easthope-Swan; Senior Instrumental Solo - Joel Rigg; Open Instrumental Solo - Jed Rowland. MUSICAL THEATRE SECTION MUSICAL THEATRE SOLO DIVISIONS SENIOR ‘A’ MUSICAL THEATRE SOLO; 1st - Liana Verlingieri; 2nd - Emily Sulzberger; 3rd - Melissa Meola; HM Emily Taylor SENIOR ‘B’ MUSICAL THEATRE SOLO; 1st - Mairead Hayes; 2nd - Jake Badenoch; 3rd - Cassandra Willis; HM - Jenna Hutton SUB-JUNIOR MUSICAL THEATRE SOLO; 1st - Jacob Maiolo; 2nd - Sarisa Edgar; 3rd - Tiana Franklin; HM - Samuel Michael JUNIOR MUSICAL THEATRE SOLO; 1st - Claire Morphett; 2nd - Caitlin Dennis ; 3rd - Kyra Zoina; HM - Jessica Heaslip

INTERMEDIATE MUSICAL THEATRE SOLO - DES ROSS AWARD; 1st - Stephanie Antonopoulos; 2nd - Chloe Bremner; 3rd - Chloe Hall SUB-INTERMEDIATE MUSICAL THEATRE SOLO; 1st - Leah Harford; 2nd - Michaela Gillard; 3rd - Naomi Belet MUSICAL THEATRE ENSEMBLE - JUNIOR (See Below) OPEN MUSICAL THEATRE SOLO 1st - Sarah Wildy; 2nd - Kelly Bickle; 3rd - Heather Crawford MUSICAL THEATRE SOLO CHAMPION: Sarah Wildy MUSICAL THEATRE ENSEMBLE DIVISIONS MUSICAL THEATRE ENSEMBLE JUNIOR; 1st - Chloe Lamond, Thomas Lane, Samuel Michael & Mikaela Tiller; 2nd - Lori Allen, Jessica Heaslip, Sarah Heaslip & Victoria Lane MUSICAL THEATRE ENSEMBLE - OPEN; 1st - Chloe Bremner & Leah Harford; 2nd - Ciara Guy & Tenayah Renshaw; 3rd - Vanessa Barry & Emily Taylor MUSICAL THEATRE ENSEMBLE CHAMPION: Chloe Bremner & Leah Harford PIANO SECTION PIANO SOLO DIVISIONS SUB-JUNIOR PIANO SOLO; 1st John Maiello; 2nd - Alexandra Le; 3rd - Lydia Tokareff; HM - Emilia Tokareff JUNIOR PIANO SOLO; Tie 1st James Min & Tie 1st - Ben Smith; 2nd - Yekaterina Hubczenko INTERMEDIATE PIANO SOLO Tie 1st (3 way tie) - Marco Callisto, Tie 1st - Sarah Dinh, Tie 1st - David Dinh; HM’s - Ruby Easthope-Swan, Clara Nguyen, Timothy Braslavskiy NOVICE PIANO SOLO; 1st - Emilia Tokareff; 2nd - Jayden Le; 3rd - Lydia Tokareff; HM - Andy Min SENIOR PIANO SOLO; Tie 1st Stephanie Callisto, Tie 1st - Tatyana Hubczenko; 2nd - Joseph Ingram; HM - Kathryn Jannes OPEN PIANO SOLO Tie 1st - Joseph Ingram, Tie 1st -Alicia Callisto; 2nd - Ben Nicholls; HM’s - Rosalind Keynes, Gemma Paech PIANO SOLO CHAMPION: tephanie Callisto

RECITATION/DRAMA SOLO DIVISIONS JUNIOR DRAMA OR RECITATION SOLO; 1st - Rebecca Goldney; 2nd - Meghan Baker; 3rd - Sophie Parker SENIOR DRAMA OR RECITATION SOLO 1st - Bianca Stewart OPEN DRAMA OR RECITATION SOLO; 1st - Joseph Ingram; 2nd - Kelly Bickle PUBLIC SPEAKING DIVISION; 1st - Aliza Hedaux; 2nd - Mairead Hayes; 3rd - Sophie Parker; HM - Meghan Baker PROSE READING DIVISION; 1st Trish Goodgame; 2nd - Aliza Hedaux; 3rd - Jasmine Burfield DRAMA DUOLOGUE OR TRIALOGUE DIVISION 1st - Meghan Baker & Bianca Stewart SPEECH & DRAMA CHAMPION: Joseph Ingram VOCAL SECTION VOCAL SOLO DIVISIONS SUB-INTERMEDIATE VOCAL SOLO - POPULAR; 1st - Leah Harford 2nd - Stevie Harris; 3rd - Casey Lawrie; HM’s - Naomi Belet, Sarah Thorpe INTERMEDIATE VOCAL SOLO POPULAR; 1st - Stephanie Antonopoulos; 2nd - Chloe Bremner; HM’s - Jayden Inglis, Chloe Hall INTERMEDIATE VOCAL SOLO CLASSICAL;1st - Chloe Bremner; 2nd - Stephanie Antonopoulos; 3rd - Jayden Inglis 15; HM’s - Tenayah Renshaw, Michaela Gillard, Sarah Thorpe, Jade McFaul SENIOR VOCAL SOLO - CLASSICAL; 1st - Emily Sulzberger; 2nd - Natalie-Alana Diglio SUB-JUNIOR VOCAL SOLO; 1st - Samuel Michael; 2nd - Sarisa Edgar; 3rd - Melina Zafiropoulos; HM - Victoria Lane SENIOR VOCAL SOLO - POPULAR; 1st - Jake Badenoch; 2nd - Nicole Zacher; 3rd - Natalie-Alana Diglio; HM’s - Sarah Berry, Madeleine Coutts JUNIOR VOCAL SOLO; 1st - Claire Morphett; 2nd - Lacee McPharlin; 3rd - Sophie Georgiadis; HM - Kyra Zoina OPEN VOCAL SOLO - CLASSICAL; 1st - Heather Crawford; 2nd - Chantelle Richardson; 3rd - Karen Roughley OPEN VOCAL SOLO - POPULAR; 1st - Laura Healey; 2nd - Tabitha Schirripa; Tie 3rd - Karen Roughley, Tie 3rd - Belinda Cece VOCAL CHAMPION: Stephanie Antonopoulos VOCAL DUET & TRIO DIVISION VOCAL DUET & TRIO - OPEN; 1st - Chloe Bremner & Leah Harford; 2nd - Casey Lawrie & Lacee McPharlin; VOCAL DUET & TRIO CHAMPION: Chloe Bremner & Leah Harford

SUNDAY

FINALE CONCERT VOCAL SCHOLARSHIP FINALISTS • Sarah Thorpe • Chloe Bremner • Emily Sulzberger “ADELAIDE PLAINS MALE VOICE CHOIR Inc.” VOCAL SCHOLARSHIP WINNER: Chloe Bremner INVITED PERFORMERS: •Piano Solo Champion - Stephanie Callisto •Speech & Drama Champion - Joseph Ingram •Musical Theatre Ensemble Champion - Chloe Bremner & Leah Harford •Instrumental Solo Champion - Joel Rigg •Vocal Duet & Trio Champion - Chloe Bremner & Leah Harford •Piano Duet Champion - Tatyana Hubczenko & Yekaterina Hubczenko MASSED PRIMARY SCHOOL FESTIVAL OF MUSIC CHOIRS (Choir Co-ordinator - Bronwyn Cottle) Balaklava Primary School - Bronwyn Cottle; •Clare Primary School - Jan Borlace; Kapunda Primary School Elizabeth Fahlbusch; Mallala Primary School - Angus Bugeja & Stephanie Radowicz; Owen Primary School - Angus Bugeja; Riverton Primary School - Nola Branson

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Adelaide Plains youth on show

n ADELAIDE PLAINS Under 14 team, back from left: Dylan Collings, Josh Harkness, Jarrad Dunstan, Jayden Wedding, Harrison Gameau, Zac Scholz, vice captain Brandon Taylor, captain Tyler Mills. Middle: trainer John Good, runner Gary Wehr, Jordan Alsop, Jamie Good, Jake Michael, Angus Clothier, Brad Wilson, Lachlan Speissegger, Dylan Kotsano, Kyle Hummell, team manager Peter Butterfield. Front: Nathan Studham, Charlie Arbon, Tate Nottle, selector Phillip Arbon, coach Ian Michael, selector Francis Pellizzari, Josh Watson, Adam Coe, and Daniel Coombe. Absent: Joshua Pellizzari, Jacob Wehr and Anthony Hansen. Adelaide Plains, North Eastern and Yorke Peninsula Football Leagues, together with Northern Areas Football Association, competed for glory on Sunday at Lochiel Oval, in the Central Zone Under 14 Carnival. n RIGHT: Jacob Wehr grabs a mark for APFL in front of his NAFA opponent.

n RIGHT: Best for APFL, Tyler Mills, is presented with his prize by Woodville-West Torrens star, Justin Cicolella.

n BELOW: Angus Clothier, APFL comes in a bit high on YPFL opponent, Jack Bruce.

n BELOW: goal umpire, Rob Studham waves the flags.

Results from Central Zone Under 14 Carnival, played Sunday August 7 at Lochiel

Game 1

North Eastern 3.3 (21) def Adelaide Plains 3.1 (19)

Best: NEFL - B.Launer, J.Wallent, B.Heffernan, A.Richards; APFL D.Coombe, T.Mills, K.Hummel, J.Michael. Goals: NEFL - M.Longbottom 2, A.Richards 1; APFL - K.Hummel 2, A.Coe 1

Game 2

Northern Areas 2.4 (16) def Yorke Peninsula 2.0 (12)

Best: NAFA - W.Combe, M.Perkins, D.Foulis, C.Hewett; YPFL - S.Weger, L.Hoare, C.Brind, C.Sansbury. Goals: NAFA - W.Combe 2; YPFL T.Thunig 1, L.Hoare 1

Game 3

Northern Areas 5.5 (35) def North Eastern 5.4 (34)

Best: NAFA - W.Combe, C.Hewett, D.Foulis, N.Rynne; NEFL - J.Wallent, A.Richards, B.Coe, A.Giles. Goals: NAFA - B.Kirk 1, W.Combe 1, J.Wohling 1, D.Shute 1, D.Clark 1; NEFL - X.Redden 1, M.Longbottom 1, M.Burgess 1, B.Coe 1, A.Richards 1.

Game 4

Yorke Peninsula 1.14 (20) def Adelaide Plains 0.1 (1)

Best: YPFL - H.Jolly, W.Daniel, S.Weger, L.Hoare; APFL - J.Good, T.Mills, J.Alsop, B.Wilson. Goals: YPFL - Jack Bruce 1

Game 5

Northern Areas 8.6 (54) def Adelaide Plains 3.2 (20)

Best: NAFA - W.Combe, M.Perkins, D.Clark, J.Ackland; APFL L.Speissegger, J.Good, N.Studham, T.Mills. Goals: NAFA - W.Combe 2, M.Perkins 2, M.Stacey 2, N.Rynne 1, S.Cousins 1; APFL - J.Good 1, D.Combe 1, N.Studham 1.

Game 6

Yorke Peninsula 4.10 (34) def North Eastern 3.2 (20)

Best: YPFL - C.Sansbury, S.Weger, W.Daniel, H.Jolly; NEFL - B.Heffernan, L.Jaeschke, B.Launer, A.Richards. Goals: YPFL - C.Sansbury 2, H.Jolly 1, S.Holman 1; NEFL - M.Longbottom 1, X.Redden 1, J.Hunter 1. Best for the 2011 Central Zone Under 14 Carnival • Adelaide Plains: Tyler Mills • Northern Areas: William Combe • North Eastern: Josh Wallent • Yorke Peninsula: Scott Weger

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Many ‘Red Faces’ m o n Denim ve

Nantawarra Hall was decked out with double denims on Saturday night for one of Hummocks’ major fundraisers for the year. The night kicked off with Red Faces acts performed by the A1, A2 and A3 netball teams and the A grade and Reserves football teams. All were entertaining to say the least, but the Goldilocks rendition by the A3 netball team took out first prize, and runner-up was awarded to the A grade football team, who have some talented musicians, performing a couple of numbers while some other teammates happened to undress them selves! Other acts included more clothes coming off from the Reserves, with a clever comedy skit and the A2’s act was a Thank God You’re Here performance, which included the help of Hummocks Football Club president, Harry Taylor. The A1’s act involved dancing as silly as possible for five minutes while watching the wedding of Tegan Nottle (bride) and Samantha Nicholls (Groom)! The dance floor was packed out all night thanks to the band for the evening, ‘Georgia Germein and Sisters’, who played a few original songs along with many favourites. It was heard that Glenn Sharp especially liked the music, receiving a Georgia Germein CD for best dancer on the night! Best Dressed Female went to Tegan Nottle, her stone washed jeans teamed with a darker denim jacket and red lipstick took some back to the 80’s, winning her a $100 voucher for Travelscence Kadina.

at HWE fundraiser

n ABOVE: Alison Baum and Tracy Angel have a chat over a drink. n LEFT: The A1 netball team Red Faces act, played out by (from left) Sam Nicholls, Tegan Nottle, Bonnie Nicholls, Rochelle Smith and Beth Germein. Best dressed male went to David Oswald, he explained that he was unable to find denim shoes anywhere so he tore up denim and stickytaped it to his feet! His creativity earned him a $60 Sportspower Kadina voucher. A fantastic night with many in high spirits after a few good wins that day at netball and football. Thanks to everyone who helped make the night a success. It’s great to see a small club have so many volunteers to help pull off a night like this. – Beth Germein

n LEFT INSET: The A grade footballers during the performance which won them runner-up prize. n BELOW: Georgia Germein and Sisters entertain the crowd with their music.

n BEST Dressed, Tegan Nottle (second from left), with, from left: Erin Brundell, Beth Germein and Amy Nottle.

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APFL & NEFL Association Football Scores

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A Grade

Senior Colts

Mallala Hamley Bridge

7.0 9.4 10.8 14.8 (92) 1.0 1.1 2.2 2.2 (14)

Mallala Hamley Bridge

3.6 8.9 14.13 17.15 (117) 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.3 (3)

Virginia HW Eagles

7.3 10.3 1.2 7.6

13.6 8.9

19.7 (121) 10.11 (71)

Virginia HW Eagles

5.3 16.4 1.0 1.0

25.6 1.0

33.12 (210) 1.1 (7)

United Two Wells

7.1 13.4 5.2 8.6

16.6 12.8

19.8 (122) 18.11 (119)

Two Wells United

5.3 13.5 0.2 0.2

18.9 1.3

22.19 (151) 1.3 (9)

Goals: Mallala - D.Feeley 4, B.Montgomery 4, B.Harris 2, J.Earl 2, L.Whitwell 1, D.Pontt 1 Hamley Bridge - C.Allen 1, A.Natt 1 Best: Mallala - J.Earl, L.Whitwell, J.Wildbore, C.Rimmer, S.Angus, J.Barr Hamley Bridge - A.Pepe, D.Lockwood, J.Moody, S.Catterall, A.Natt, R.Savage Goals: Virginia - B.Niklaus 7, J.Denengelse 2, T.Wilkey 2, C.Felstead 2, P.Mylonopoulos 2, C.James 2, B.Nikou 1, M.Young 1 HW Eagles - S.Allen 3, D.Cicolella 2, M.Higgs 2, J.Wilson 2, R.Mackereth 1 Best: Virginia - B.Russel, M.Young, T.Wilkey, R.Perre, N.Warren, E.Tsimiklis HW Eagles - L.Belperio, M.Higgs, T.Twelftree, R.Mackereth, S.Schutz, S.Allen Goals: United - Not Supplied Two Wells - T.Leighton 6, S.Bown 2, D.Hines 2, K.Leighton 2, B.Slattery 2, N.Seccafien 1, T.BrownPichugin 1, B.Fitzgerald 1, D.Coats 1 Best: United - Not Supplied Two Wells - K.Leighton, T.Leighton, N.Seccafien, B.Spiteri, T.Hines, T.Wohlfeil

Mallala Hamley Bridge

Reserves

3.5 5.8 9.12 15.14 (104) 1.0 1.0 1.1 2.1 (13)

Goals: Mallala - B.Tucker 4, B.Start 3, J.Wildbore 2, H.Riley 1, B.Edwards 1, D.Tiller 1, C.Hallion 1, J.Crewsdon 1, N.Griffiths 1 Hamley Bridge - K.Hall 1, T.Darwin 1 Best: Mallala - B.Start, B.Tucker, C.Hallion, J.Wildbore, J.Crewsdon, H.Riley Hamley Bridge - K.Floyd, A.Sheath, S.Collings, P.Burman, S.Wedding, A.Baker

Virginia HW Eagles

7.5 13.11 19.18 23.24 (162) 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.3 (3)

Goals: Virginia - A.Leo 5, T.Lioulios 5, S.Avery 4, R.Drew 3, E.Clarke 2, C.Mylonopoulos 2, J.Platt 2 HW Eagles -  Best: Virginia T.Lioulios, C.Mylonopoulos, R.Desmond, J.Platt, S.Avery, G.James HW Eagles - J.Mahoney, M.Hoepner, M.Schutz, P.Souvannvong, M.Cormack, T.Lawson

Two Wells United

3.5 1.1

5.7 1.7

9.8 4.8

9.8 7.9

(62) (51)

Goals: Two Wells - A.Cavallaro 2, S.Lioulios 2, M.Illingworth 1, B.Arnold 1, R.Coleman 1, K.Lovell 1, A.Slatter 1 United - J.Crosbie 2, M.Warnes 2, S.Moltedo 1, J.Curnow 1, A.Bennett 1 Best: Two Wells - A.Cavallaro, R.Coleman, K.Lovell, M.Illingworth, T.Williams, M.Abdilla United - M.Sammons, J.Curnow, M.Warnes, B.Priest, A.Bennett, J.Crees

Goals: Virginia - L.Bannear 10, M.Lazenka 5, A.Pogas 4, J.BoothElliott 3, J.Jones 3, M.Musolino 3, T.Sakoulidis 1, M.Vigor 1, C.Stronach 1 HW Eagles - J.Appleby 1 Best: Virginia - L.Bannear, D.Smith, A.Drew, M.Musolino HW Eagles - C.Veitch, J.Zilm, B.Krieg, C.Temby, J.Surmon, Q.Mackay

Goals: Two Wells - L.Godfrey 7, L.Tryfopolous 2, A.Heron 2, D.Bromely 2, B.Calvett 2, T.Markou 2, D.Wise 2, M.Wylie 1, H.Ramsay 1, J.Morrison 1 United - D.Coombe 1 Best: Two Wells - L.Godfrey, S.Slattery, J.Mclennan, L.Tryfopolous, J.Morrison, D.Wise United - C.Sharer, C.Lee-Chapman, C.McIntyre, A.McArdle, M.McIntyre

Junior Colts

Mallala Hamley Bridge

1.3 1.3 6.4 11.8 (74) 1.0 4.2 4.3 4.3 (27)

HW Eagles Virginia

1.7 1.8 0.0 0.0

4.14 0.0

6.18 0.0

(54) (0)

Two Wells United

2.1 2.0

7.6 3.0

10.9 4.0

(69) (24)

Goals: Mallala - B.Wilson 6, R.Thorne 2, A.Coe 1, A.Kearns 1, J.Dunstan 1 Hamley Bridge - B.Easlea 1, J.Wedding 1, S.Rosenzweig 1, K.Rosenzweig 1 Best: Mallala - A.Coe, B.Wilson, J.Watson, A.Clothier, J.Good, A.Kearns Hamley Bridge - J.Wedding, D.Collings, C.Buckby, A.Hudson, S.Rosenzweig, S.McCabe Goals: HW Eagles - W.Angel 3, B.Taylor 2, S.Carslake 1 Virginia - No Goals Kicked Best: HW Eagles - Q.Mackay, B.Taylor, N.Studham, J.Studham, T.Nottle, J.Alsop Virginia - J.Owen, A.Hansen, J.Ludewig, Z.Owen, T.Jones, C.Eaton

3.6 2.0

Goals: Two Wells - J.Borlace 2, D.Kotsano 2, L.Billington 2, L.Brander 2, K.Giniotis 1, J.Gameau 1 United - D.Coombe 3, J.Pratt 1 Best: Two Wells - D.Kotsano, K.Giniotis, J.Humphrys, J.Gameau, J.Borlace, J.Brander United - D.Coombe, C.Lane, R.Curnow, J.Pratt, B.Robinson, C.Wakefield This weekend’s matches: Two Wells v Mallala Virginia v United Hamley Bridge v Balaklava

NEFL results from Saturday - Round 14

Blyth Snowtown South Clare

A Grade 5.5 2.0

11.12 14.15 17.17 (119) 3.2 4.2 6.3 (39)

Goals: Blyth/Snowtown - S.Atkinson 4, S.Clifford 3, A.Lloyd 3, N.McCormack 2, S.McCormack 2, R.Darling 2, H.Norton South Clare - B.Murphy 3, S.Przibilla, J.Vandeleur, D.Wallent Best:Blyth/ Snowtown - N.McCormack, R.Darling, S.Clifford, A.Lloyd, C.Robinson, G.Ottens South Clare - A.Vandeleur, M.Reynolds, D.Kuhndt, H.Ward, B.Murphy, S.Heinrich

BSR RSMU

0.0 4.1 6.1 8.5 (53) 5.3 6.7 7.9 11.12 (78)

North Clare Eud/Rtown

2.0 3.2 7.2 8.8 (56) 5.3 9.6 11.10 14.14 (98)

Goals: BSR - P.Meyer 2, K.Burgess 2, C.Weckert, B.Pilkington, T.Weckert, B.Gill RSMU - T.Willmott 3, B.Koster 3, L.Sandland, D.Griffiths, G.Farrer, J.Schmaal, B.Plueckhahn Best: BSR M.Thomas, J.Lynch, L.Bunfield, S.Hayes, A.Burgess, S.Morris RSMU - K.Hart, Z.Hier, A.Hunt, P.Clark, D.Schulze, J.Vandeleur Goals: North Clare - T.Pawley 2, B.Clothier, W.Smith, M.Pawley, M.Ward, J.Hayes, C.Jaeschke Eud/Rtown - M.Sajewicz 3, J.Mosey 2, C.Voigt 2, D.Button, C.Ah Chee, M.Zerner, R.Schmidt, S.Schmidt, R.Prior, K.Dunstan Best:North Clare - M.Harrold, R.Moulds, M.Ward, T.Pawley, M.Pawley, S.Jaeschke Eud/Rtown - D.Reese, K.Dunstan, M.Sajewicz, K.Schulz, T.Friebel, C.Voigt

Min/Man BBH

0.7 2.9 7.14 8.16 (64) 1.3 4.7 5.8 7.11 (53)

Goals: Min/Man - S.Pike 3, M.Prince 2, A.Winders, J.Ey, S.Baraglia BBH - G.Thompson 2, C.Cooper 2, B.Wall 2, D.Reed Best:Min/ Man - A.Winders, N.Forrest, B.Currie, S.Gibson, L.McDermid, S.Ross BBH - N.Jackman, J.Reilly, S.Mann, D.Reed

Blyth Snowtown South Clare

B Grade 2.6 0.2

5.9 0.2

7.11 1.4

9.17 2.6

(71) (18)

Goals: Blyth/Snowtown - J.Zweck 3, B.Pratt 3, S.Dohnt 2, D.Altmann South Clare - J.Eyers, M.Menadue Best:Blyth/ Snowtown - L.Mugge, J.Zweck, S.Gillings, B.Dohnt, R.Baxter, B.Pratt South Clare - P.Stanway, R.O’’Neill, J.Eyers, T.Owen, P.Chapman, H.Carracher

BSR RSMU

2.2 3.4 6.4 7.8 (50) 2.4 5.8 10.11 11.12 (78)

Goals: BSR - M.Tilbrook 2, B.Weckert 2, J.Scammell, S.Weckert, B.Jones RSMU - A.Hosking 3, A.Rowett 3, C.Mullins, J.Hicks, G.Linke, M.Mcinerney, S.Przibilla Best:BSR - A.Culbertson, S.Weckert, S.Roberts RSMU - M.Mcinerney, C.Mullins, J.Molineux, D.Vater, D.Schulz, A.Hosking

North Clare Eud/Rtown

0.1 3.2 5.4 6.6 (42) 2.2 3.3 3.3 3.3 (21)

Min/Man BBH

1.2 1.4 5.4 5.5 (35) 2.2 4.3 5.5 7.7 (49)

Goals: North Clare - M.Dopson 5, M.Zanette Eud/Rtown - K.Hines, D.Blumson, K.Voigt Best:North Clare - M.Hartwig, M.Dopson, R.Tregilgas, T.Norton, S.Pink, C.Price Eud/Rtown - R.Reese, C.Hoffmann, C.Dixon, A.Watson, S.Riley Goals: Min/Man - C.Mcbride 3, M.Hadley, A.Milburn BBH - S.Rayson 3, K.Thomas, M.Wiech, J.Duncan, D.Miller Best:Min/Man T.Nicholls, A.Heinrich, M.Hadley, N.Pengilly, G.Bryksy, C.McBride BBH - J.Webster, D.Booth, J.Duncan, S.Kellock, C.Friebel, S.Rayson

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TIGER Michael Warnes and Rooster Mark Illingworth clash during attempts for a mark during Saturday’s Reserves match at Two Wells.

Goals: Mallala - J.Birchmore 4, D.Kearns 3, B.Martin 2, Z.Hallion 2, L.Bruggemann 2, L.Helps 2, A.Sparks 1, T.Graham 1 Hamley Bridge - Not Supplied Best: Mallala - B.Martin, J.Birchmore, L.Helps, A.Sparks, Z.Hallion. Hamley Bridge - Not Supplied Hamley Bridge - L.Henneker, J.Paues, R.Darwin, S.Collings, D.Poulton, J.Talbot

Senior Colts

Blyth Snowtown South Clare

2.1 4.5

6.1 6.5

10.1 9.8

15.2 12.10

(92) (82)

Blyth/Snowtown Goals: Blyth/Snowtown - A.Elix 7, C.Andriske 3, J.Andriske 3, J.Kennewell, H.Norton South Clare - J.Duran 5, R.Knight 3, Z.Maynard, D.Day, D.Minney, M.Bennie Best:Blyth/Snowtown C.Andriske, H.Norton, A.Elix, J.Kennewell, D.Underdown, J.Andriske South Clare - R.Knight, T.Pitcher, J.Duran, C.Eyres, S.Minney

BSR RSMU

3.4 5.5 8.8 9.8 (62) 0.1 2.2 2.3 2.6 (18)

North Clare Eud/Rtown

0.2 1.2 3.2 3.2 (20) 8.3 13.7 21.11 31.12 (198)

Min/Man BBH

7.6 14.7 19.10 25.17 (167) 0.1 1.4 3.6 6.6 (42)

Goals: BSR - R.Fitzgerald 7, C.Burgess 2 RSMU - L.Molineux, J.Talbot Best:BSR - J.Kurth, R.Fitzgerald, B.Kitschke, D.Bruce, C.Burgess, J.Weckert RSMU - L.Molineux, H.Behn, A.Rowett, J.Vater, J.Tucker, J.Connell

Goals: North Clare - J.Smith, M.Bannon, H.Calaby Eud/Rtown - C.Blumson 9, C.Caven 6, A.Dunstan 5, T.Baker 3, M.Neville 2, J.Michalk 2, J.Schulz, D.Windsor, J.Bugeja, J.Bugeja Best: North Clare - M.Bannon, M.Makin, D.Brown, K.Dreckow, N.Rowe, A.Norton Eud/Rtown - T.Baker, S.Nietschke, E.Dunstan, I.Blumson, J.Michalk Goals: Min/Man - A.Bruce 12, J.Ey 4, J.Mcgregor 3, T.Julyan 2, A.Richards, D.Haynes, J.Schmidt, A.Grossett BBH - B.Radford 2, S.Connell 2, D.Linnett-Keane, J.Alderson Best:Min/Man - A.Bruce, J.Mcgregor, D.Haynes, J.Ey, J.Schmidt, T.Julyan BBH - S.Connell, B.Radford, J.Roth, J.Alderson, T.Wiech, A.Lindner

Junior Colts

Blyth Snowtown South Clare

3.4 0.0

5.7 1.1

6.7 1.1

9.8 1.1

(62) (7)

BSR RSMU

0.1 1.1 4.2 4.3 (27) 1.2 2.2 4.3 6.3 (39)

Blyth/Snowtown Goals: Blyth/Snowtown - T.Carling 2, D.Giles, R.Smart, S.Hombsch, N.Schultz, T.Stephenson, A.Giles, J.Hunter South Clare - B.Day Best:Blyth/Snowtown - Z.Bennett, J.Hunter, A.Giles, W.Harris, C.Walkley, T.Salter South Clare - J.Wallent, A.Falconer, A.Leighton, I.Shearer, Z.Maynard, B.Day Goals: BSR - T.Slade 2, J.Slade, M.Longbottom RSMU - X.Redden 2, J.Talbot 2, H.Griffiths, J.Turney Best:BSR - L.Hayes, T.Slade, J.Slade, M.Longbottom, D.Welke RSMU - B.Heffernan, S.Juett, J.Talbot

North Clare Eud/Rtown

2.4 3.10 4.14 7.16 (58) 0.3 1.3 3.5 3.6 (24)

Goals: North Clare - A.Noble 2, D.Garrard 2, S.Channon 2, J.Ward Eud/Rtown - B.Launer, C.Reese, B.Coe Best:North Clare - L.Jaeschke, J.King, J.Kennedy, S.Channon, J.Gogoll Eud/Rtown - B.Launer, J.Leditschke, B.Coe, A.Murray, T.Schulz, S.Voigt

Min/Man BBH

3.8 9.11 14.15 16.18 (114) 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.1 (13)

Goals: Min/Man - L.Koster 6, B.Smith 2, N.Bruce 2, J.Smith 2, B.Jenner, H.Gosse, D.Willmott, A.Richards BBH - S.Sosa, D.Bowditch Best:Min/Man - B.Smith, D.Willmott, A.Richards, N.Bruce, B.Jenner, L.Koster BBH - D.Bowditch, R.Webster, C.Lindner, W.Stockman, B.Hammill, J.Lines

APFL Footy Face Name: Dustin Guthberg Nickname: Guthy, Dusty, DJ DOB: 19/8/1982 Height: 182cm Team: HWE A grade Guernsey No: 24 Position: Back flank Favourite AFL/SANFL team: Collingwood/ WWT Eagles Who is the most damaging player (on or off field) in your club? Simon Gill - off field Who is your club’s hardest worker (on or off field)? Harry Taylor - does everything from president to strapping, even for the netballers, poor bloke! Highlight of footy career: A grade premiership in

2003, ‘05, ‘06, ‘08 What’s your number one passion outside footy? Family, Bridget & Grace If you could trade places with any other person for a week, with whom would it be? The person that counts the Brownlow votes the week before the event! What’s the last movie book you read? Building

Your Own Home (text book!) If you won $20 million in the lotto, what would you do? Invest half and spend/share the rest! If you were a car, what kind would you be? Falcon, with mags If you were on the front page of the newspaper, what would the headline say? It happened this year - it said “Footy’s back and they’re FIRED UP!” If you could take anyone on your next footy trip, who would it be? Brendon Fevola What is the best/weirdest/grossest item in your fridge? Home brew stout - not sure if best or grossest yet, haven’t tried it!

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after round 17 games A GRADE Team P W L D B FF F A % Pts Virginia 14 12 2 0 3 0 1448 920 61.15 24 Balaklava 14 11 3 0 3 0 1600 868 64.83 22 Mallala 14 8 6 0 3 0 1033 934 52.52 16 United 14 7 7 0 3 0 1047 1083 49.15 14 HW Eagles 15 6 9 0 2 0 1021 1296 44.07 12 Two Wells 15 3 12 0 2 0 973 1366 41.60 6 Hamley 14 3 11 0 3 0 856 1511 36.16 6 RESERVES Team P W L D B FF F A % Pts Balaklava 14 12 2 0 3 0 1291 433 74.88 24 Virginia 14 12 2 0 3 0 1282 618 67.47 24 Two Wells 15 10 5 0 2 0 1232 696 63.90 20 Mallala 14 9 5 0 3 0 991 612 61.82 18 United 14 4 10 0 3 0 738 944 43.88 8 Hamley 14 2 12 0 3 0 572 1375 29.38 4 HW Eagles 15 1 14 0 2 0 294 1722 14.58 2 SENIOR COLTS Team P W L D B FF F A % Pts Balaklava 14 13 1 0 3 0 1637 505 76.42 26 Two Wells 15 12 3 0 2 0 1763 477 78.71 24 Mallala 14 10 4 0 3 0 1245 535 69.94 20 Virginia 14 8 6 0 3 0 1169 885 56.91 16 Hamley 14 5 9 0 3 0 745 1311 36.24 10 HW Eagles 15 2 13 0 2 0 647 1972 24.70 4 United 14 0 14 0 3 0 377 1898 16.57 0 JUNIOR COLTS Team P W L D B FF F A % Pts Mallala 14 14 0 0 3 0 825 264 75.76 28 Balaklava 14 11 3 0 3 0 741 342 68.42 22 Two Wells 15 11 4 0 2 0 748 431 63.44 22 HW Eagles 15 8 7 0 2 0 563 454 55.36 16 Hamley 14 4 10 0 3 0 450 742 37.75 8 United 14 1 13 0 3 0 300 882 25.38 2 Virginia 14 1 13 0 3 0 250 762 24.70 2

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after round 17 games A GRADE Pos Name ThWk Year 1 Brendon Niklaus - Virginia 7 78 2 Glenn DAWSON - Balaklava 0 63 3 Brett BURGESS - Hamley Bridge 0 50 4 Brian MONTGOMERY - Mallala 4 43 5 Jonathon BRICE - Balaklava 0 38 6 Peter BURGOYNE - United 0 33 7 Stuart Lamond - Balaklava 0 30 8 Daniel FEELEY - Mallala 4 24 9 Dylan CICOLELLA - HW Eagles 2 21 10 Brent Harris - Mallala 2 20 11 Lee ALLMOND - Two Wells 0 20 RESERVES Pos Name ThWk Year 1 Steven LIOULIOS - Two Wells 2 34 2 Alex LEO - Virginia 5 31 3 Derek TILLER - Mallala 1 29 4 Terry LIOULIOS - Virginia 5 25 5 Luke GUY - Balaklava 0 21 6 Christopher Bilney - Mallala 0 20 7 Jason BECKER - Two Wells 0 20 8 Adam PRATT - United 0 20 9 Paul McLEAN - Balaklava 0 18 10 Justin Platt - Virginia 2 18 11 Jason McPHARLIN - Balaklava 0 18 SENIOR COLTS Pos Name ThWk Year 1 Michael CLIFFORD - Balaklava 0 50 2 Anton POGAS - Virginia 4 49 3 Luke GODFREY - Two Wells 7 44 4 Hayden RAMSAY - Two Wells 1 40 5 Luke WILLIAMS - Balaklava 0 35 6 Jake BIRCHMORE - Mallala 4 34 7 Jim MORRISON - Two Wells 1 34 8 Marco LAZENKA - Virginia 5 34 9 Kynon HEWITT - Hamley Bridge 0 28 10 Troy ALGAR - Mallala 0 26 JUNIOR COLTS Pos Name ThWk Year 1 Kyle GINIOTIS - Two Wells 1 29 2 Brad WILSON - Mallala 6 28 3 Kyle HUMMELL - Mallala 0 22 4 Jarrad DUNSTAN - Mallala 1 18 5 Jacob Wehr - Balaklava 0 18 6 Charlie ARBON - Balaklava 0 15 7 Brandon TAYLOR - HW Eagles 2 14 8 Jacob BUTTERFIELD - Balaklava 0 13 9 Liam BILLINGTON - Two Wells 2 12 10 Dylan KOTSANO - Two Wells 2 12 11 Jake MICHAEL - Balaklava 0 12 12 Tait NOTTLE - HW Eagles 0 12 13 Sam ROSENZWEIG - Hamley Bridge 1 12 14 Joshua HARKNESS - Balaklava 0 12

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Victory highlights Magpie milestone REPORTS: By Lindsay Nesbitt

Mallala 14.8 (92) d Hamley Bridge 2.2 (14)

A grade

Robert Montgomery celebrated his 100th game, and Mallala celebrated with a 78 point victory over Hamley Bridge. It was a big day for the Montgomery boys, with Brian kicking four goals. The drubbing completed a dismal day for the Bombers with all grades suffering a similar fate. Mallala had players returning from injury and a couple of players only having their second or so hit out after having returned from injury, and looked a good side on paper. The game began almost as a replica of the reserves clash. Mallala had goals to Brent Harris, Jason Earl, Daniel Feeley and David Pontt before Hamley got on the board through Ashley Natt. Then it was back to business for Mallala, with further goals to Brian Mont-

gomery, Jason Earl and Daniel Feeley right on the quarter time siren. The seven-goal straight first quarter was a stark contrast to the ‘Pies slow start against United in round 16. Jason Earl was in great touch early as were Joel Montgomerie, Daniel Griffiths and David Pontt. Hamley’s Josh Moody and Craig Allen picked up touches. The Bombers’ chances nosedived with Justin Schahinger limping off and taking no further part in the game. Mallala continued in much the same vein in the second term, albeit with less accuracy. A heavy shower of rain didn’t help the skill levels. It was dark, wet, and miserable. Even more so for Hamley when Josh Moody limped off.

Jason Earl was in superlative form. Jon Clarke, in defence, made life difficult for Bomber forwards. Joel Montgomerie was everywhere as usual. Hamley were left to rely on the efforts of Adam Pepe, Dylan Lockwood, Shane Catterall, Ashley Natt and Rhys Savage, and were getting enough of the ball, but Mallala’s pressure meant they couldn’t do too much with it. The Bombers played for pride as they went to half time 51 points in arrears. A slippery ball made skilful football difficult. Hamley were able to match Mallala better in the third term, with both teams scoring just the one goal each. Mallala’s Daniel Feeley, and Hamley’s Craig Allen were superb. Josh Moody had come

‘Pies early win against persistent Bombers

LEWIS Helps, Mallala tries to wriggle out of Bomber Rhys Darwin’s grip in senior colts.

RESERVES

Mallala led all game, before finally defeating Hamley Bridge by 91 points. As the final margin suggests, the match was effectively won long before the final siren. A Tyler Darwin goal in the first quarter and another goal from Keith Hall in the last was the total effort from the Bombers. Mallala did virtually all the attacking from start to finish. Jono Wildbore, Nathan Griffiths and Brett Start all had goals before the Bombers got on the board. Brett Start was on fire early, and along with Jono Wildbore, Chris Hallion and Jesse Crewdson, helped Mallala to a 17-point lead at the first break. Early second quarter goals to Jesse Crewdson and Brett Tucker added to Hamley’s woes. Some Mallala inaccuracy let the Bombers off the hook to a minor degree. Adam Baker and Mitchell Gregory in defence were trying hard to stem the tide. Andrew Sheath was good in ruck, but for the Bombers it was too few expected to do too much. Mallala’s Jesse Crewdson, Brett Start, Hayden Riley, Brett Tucker and Reece Kerr all had big games. A 10-goals-to-one second half completed the rout. Mallala started the third term with four goals before hitting the post three times in a row. Brett Start was in sensational touch, constantly driving Mallala into attack. Reece Kerr and Ben Goudie gave ‘Starter’ plenty of assistance. Brett Tucker at centre half forward was unbeatable, ending the game with four goals. Chris Hallion was in superb form and with Jono Wildbore, Hayden Riley and Jase Morgan getting plenty of the ball, it was all Mallala. Kurubyn Floyd put in four solid quarters for Hamley Bridge. Andrew Sheath, Peter Burman, Sam Wedding and Adam Baker all tried hard. Young Sam Collings showed plenty of promise. Mallala are now set for the first semi final preview against Two Wells this week, with the big question being, “What hairstyle/colour will Whitey put on display for this match?”

back on the ground for the Bombers, and Joel Montgomerie left the ground for Mallala. Mallala’s defence made sure key Bomber forward, Brett Burgess hardly saw the ball. James Wildbore across half back was in career best form, and Robert Montgomery picked up a heap of touches. The last quarter saw the match draw to its inevitable result. Mallala ran the game out with a four goal term. Brian Montgomery bagged another two, Daniel Feeley another, and Liam Whitwell chimed in with one. Mallala forwards, Daniel Feeley, Brian Montgomery and Brent Harris booted 10 of the 14 goals scored. Jason Earl was the pick of the ‘Pies. James Barr had his best A grade game, along with Christian Rimmer, Nathan Hornhardt, Sam Angus, Jon Clarke, James Wildbore and Liam Whitwell. Mallala are in improving form leading into the finals.

BOMBERS senior colts vice captain, Liam Henneker charges towards the ball, while Mallala’s Jake Charnstrom attempts a tackle.

Mallala lads now finals bound Senior Colts

What looked like the game of the day on paper – third versus fifth – turned out to be a one-sided affair, with Mallala winning by 114 points. Inaccurate early, Mallala’s goal kicking improved as the game progressed. Leading by 56 points at half time, the Magpies continued on with two more quarters of quality football. Jake Birchmore led the goal kickers with four majors, capably assisted by Dylan Kearns with three, Ben Martin, Zac Hallion, Lewis Bruggemann and Lewis Helps with two

each. Trent Graham and Allen Sparks chipped in with singles. Captain Ben Martin was best on ground. Jake Birchmore again put in a classy display. Lewis Helps, Allen Sparks and Zac Hallion are all having big seasons and once more were among Mallala’s best. Vice captain Liam Henneker was best for Hamley. He had good support from Jeremy Paues, Rhys Darwin, Sam Collings, Dylan Poulton and Jordan Talbot. An impressive win by the finals-bound Mallala, with the games getting more difficult from now on.

Young Magpies remain unbeaten Junior Colts

Mallala maintained their unbeaten run with a comfortable win over Hamley Bridge. After a sluggish first half, Mallala hit top gear in a powerhouse run home, booting 10 second half goals Brad Wilson had a field day up forward for Mallala booting six goals. Riley Thorne was the ‘Pies other multiple goal kicker, with singles supplied by Austin Kearns, Jarrad Dunstan and Adam Coe. Adam Coe was once again best on ground for Mallala, with Brad Wilson’s six majors earning him second best. Other good performers were Josh Watson, Angus Clothier, Jamie Good and Austin Kearns. The Bombers’ goal kickers were all singles courtesy of Katelyn Rosenzweig, Bayley Easlea, Jayden Wedding and Sam Rosenzweig. Best for Hamley Bridge was Jayden Wedding, with solid efforts from Dylan Collings, Connor Buckby, Angus Hudson, Sam Rosenzweig and Sam McCabe.

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Peter Argent’s review continued… EAGLE Tim Forrest is ready for a mark, but Ram Ryan Starr is there to spoil

One-sided affair seals another win for ‘Pies Seven goals-to-one in the first quarter ensured the Magpies’ handsome 13-goal victory over a haphazard Hamley Bridge side that had only a few winners. The Bombers had just four scoring shots for the game and were never in the contest. “We were going really well in the opening term, before the rain came,” Mallala coach Keith Earl said. “There must have been between 30 to 40 points of rain in the second and third quarters. “Our on-ball brigade was

very good and choked up the opportunities for the Hamley Bridge forwards. “It was Jason’s (Earl) second game since the Landmark Cup in June and Christian’s (Rimmer) first match back since the Country Championships.” Jason Earl and Liam Whitwell starred in Mallala’s victory, while back pocket James Wildbore and fellow midfielder Christian Rimmer both had days out as well. Returning wingman, Sam Angus and in and under” onballer James Barr were solid contributors as well.

Full back Luke Chadwick completed outclassed Bombers full forward Brett Burgess, keeping him virtually kick-less. Small forward Daniel Feeley and from the goal square Brian Montgomery both kicked four goals each for the game. Both Feeley (with 24), Montgomery (43) and centre half forward Brent Harris (20) who kicked two goals on Saturday, are among the top 10 goal kickers in Adelaide Plains football this year. Only Adam Pepe, who rucked for the majority of the

day, Dylan Lockwood and Josh Moody who came off after half time, could be considered as Bombers players who had won their positions. The strongly built Shane Catterall, Ashley Natt and Rhys Savage each were manful in the big loss. Both teams collected injury to key players. The Magpies had medal favourite Joel Montgomerie leave the ground before half time with a groin injury, while Bombers ruckman Justin Schahinger did an ankle early and Aaron Christmann tweaked a hamstring.

Rams win shatters Eagles’ finals chances Except for the second term when Hummocks-Watchman kicked sixgoals-to-three, the Rams comfortably won most facets of this round 17 contest at Virginia Oval. Virginia collected victory in the end by a significant 50-point margin. It effectively put a dagger through the heart of any real chance for the Eagles to play major round football in 2011. “It was a very good start and our first ‘opening term’ win in about six weeks,” Rams coach Greg Phillips said. “They were playing for fourth spot and came back in the second quarters, but we controlled most of the rest of the game. “We refocused a bit after half time, and it was good to get the job done especially for our sponsors who had an important day under the marquee.”

From Smithfield at the start of the year Ben Russel was giving the Rams best player honours, and when Hummocks Watchman made their charge in the second term he was given the task of quelling Joel Wilson. Ram Matt Young played a pivotal role in the middle, while Troy Wilkey played with his usual purpose and attack on the ball. Rocky Perre on his wing, in defence Nathan Warren and Emmauel Tsimiklis all were telling as well. “A number of the local lads like Cameron Felstead, Rocky Perre, Daniel Kerr, along with defenders Devon Oliver and Warren all are starting to gain some consistency at this level,” Phillips said. “Our ruckman Leif Burden in his first game back, after cracked ribs was a

strong contributor as well. “(Brendon) Niklaus was only 50-50 to play after suffering from the flu and migraines was going into the contest. He did a sterling job up forward.” Niklaus finished his days work with the seven-goal haul and now has 78 for the season. Veteran Joss Denengelse, Wilkey, Felstead, Peter Mylonopoulos and Chris James all got in on the goal kicking act, each getting two. Evergreen on-baller Lee Belperio was the Eagles best, followed by captain Matthew Higgs and Todd Twelftree on a wing. Ricky Mackereth, Simon Schutz and Scott Allen with three goals all were solid for Hummocks Watchman. The trio Dylan Cicolella, Higgs and Wilson each kicked two goals.

EAGLE Joel Wilson about to dodge Ram Billy Nikou in A grade.

Undefeated Cats charging towards finals A potent first half ensured BlythSnowtown’s 14th win of the season against an underperforming and injury riddled South Clare side. Played at Blyth Oval, the Cats had 23 scoring shots to five at half time, leading by 58 points at this point. While their lead extended in the second half, and they won in the end by a massive 80 point margin, the game didn’t improve as a spectacle. “South stayed with us for the first half of the opening term,” Cats coach, Brett Ireland “Six goals in 17 minutes into the breeze towards the township or northern end in the second quarter, ensured the result. “We brought up two players from the reserves and a pair of under 17s for this contest. “Harry Norton and Matt Thomas both played their first A grade games.” Nick McCormack and Ryan Darling were prime movers for the Cats through the middle, while Shay Clifford did a sterling job at centre half forward. Returning to the side for this game, Aaryn Lloyd won plenty of the ball. Key members of the in-form half back line, Craig Robinson and Gareth Ottens continued their good years. Strong marking medium forward, Scott Atkinson kicked four goals in the win, while Clifford and Aaryn Lloyd slotted through three each. “If you throw in Caleb Lloyd and Cameron Giles we still have 10 good players on the sidelines at the moment,” Ireland mused. “In this win both Kiel Kennett and AJ Wood were strong on the last line of defence. “Simon McCormack on the ball had an-

NEFL REPORT: By Peter Argent other high possession game “Cameron Andriske collected a number of good touches and showed a lot of composure for an under 17 playing at A grade level.” Veteran Andrew Vandeleur, Mitchell Reynolds and South East recruit Daniel Kuhndt were the better players for the Demons. Heath Ward, last year’s Mail Medallist Brodie Murphy with three goals and Sam Heinrich were serviceable in a lost cause. Wayne Hutchinson also gave the Demons drive off half back. Young talents help Saints to third successive win A number of the Southern Saints developing young talents played big roles in their third successive victory in three weeks. This win came against a lowly North Clare side that are vying with BSR for the wooden spoon. Eudunda/Robertstown, like good sides do, started strongly and was 21 points up by quarter time. This increased to 40 points at the main break and while the contest was closer after the main break, the Saints still finished with a comfortable seven-goal win. Teenage midfielder Dylan Reese, defender Kip Dunstan and Marek Sajewicz were outstanding for the victors. Other youngsters, Kane Schulz, Tyler Friebel and Clinton Voigt each had a telling impact. Sajewicz also finished with a gamehigh three-goal haul, while Jared Mosey and

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Voigt kicked two each. Michael Harrold was the Roosters’ best, followed by Richard Moulds and captain Matt Ward. The Pawley boys Tyson (two goals) and Matthew had a little impact while Simon Jaeschke was also noteworthy.

SHAY Clifford in action for the Cats on Saturday.

Hawks set up early win Kicking 5.3 in the opening term, while BSR remained scoreless, set up RSMU’s win at Brinkworth Oval. The Tigers regrouped in the second term and they got back to with three goals at the long interval. This contest tightened up in the third quarter, before the Hawks came home stronger. The final margin was 25 points. Kimberley Hart’s rich vein of form continued in this contest, while captain Zack Hier and Andrew Hunt both played important roles. Patrick Clark, David Schulze in defence and James Vandeleur also made the best player list, while Tyson Willmott and Brad

Koster kicked three goals each. Matt Thomas led the way for the Tigers, followed by youngsters Jake Lynch and Lachie Bunfield. Simon Hayes, lanky big man Ash Burgess and recruit Scott Morris all had an impact, while Paul Meyer and state under 19 cricketer Kyron Burgess kicked two goals each. Third term comeback by Eagles seals the victory Despite kicking just seven points in the first quarter, the Eagles still were able to beat BBH by 11 points and keep the fight for double chance in the major round alive. Mintaro-Manoora was still 10 points down at half time, before kicking 5.5 to 1.1 in the third term. The Rams did step up the intensity in the final term, by were able to exert more scoreboard pressure on the hosts. Among the leading players for the Eagles at Manoora Oval included Ash Winders, big man Nathan Forrest, along with midfielders Brad Currie and Shawn Gibson. Luke McDermid and Shane Ross both had a strong impact as well. In a low scoring game Stuart Pike kicked three important goals while Michael Prince chimed in with two. Nick Jackman continued his fantastic season for the BBH side in the middle. Utility James Reilly, defender Steve “the wolfman” Mann and David Reed all had their moments. The trio of Geoff “Digger” Thompson, Casey Cooper and left footer Bohdan Wall kicked two goals each for visitors. www.plainsproducer.com.au

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Tigers will test big guns …but in-form Rams should send United home winless Virginia v United

After a handsome win last week, Virginia are expected to welcome back Anthony Johnston and Adrian Mark, who were late withdrawals from last week’s game for this clash against the fourth placed United Tigers. A concern for Travis Optiz and his defensive unit is to close down Brendon Niklaus. He is averaging six goals a game and is a potent target for the Rams.

RAM Anthony Johnston Both Chris James and on-baller Troy Wilkey have also proved secondary avenues to goal, kicked upwards of a goal per game. Greg Phillips has received exemplary service from new recruit this year, Ben Russel while Emmanuel Tsimiklis and Matthew Young are starting to find some form. Graham Rigney is also an important part of the Rams’ mid field rotations and a player Phillips does rely on heavily. One of the form players on the year, before his knee injury in the Country Championships, Caleb Howell is back running again, which is promising for the Rams.

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peter’s KIss of Death: Magpies by 23 Rams by 17 Peckers by 64 United gave both Sam McArdle and Michael Davey about a quarter and a half of game time last week. After missing the three point thriller against Two Wells, Matt East, Adam Mansfield and Jack Chapman are expected to be available for this game. It is also suggested the Tigers’ leading goal kicker, Peter Burgoyne is expected to play in this clash as well. If United can start to settle their team, they may just test some of the big guns. But against the Rams side, in strong form, they should be on the receiving end of a defeat. It should be a willing contest though.

Two Wells v Mallala It has been heart breaking for the Two Wells Football Club in their landmark 100th season. Last week they lost to United by three points. In early July they fell short against the ladder

leaders Virginia by five points, and in the celebration game against Hummocks-Watchman, they went down by the smallest of margins. Like Saturday’s clash with Mallala, all but the contest with the Rams was on home turf, suggesting the Roosters play their home ground well. Both Khan, with his unique kicking style, and Tallan Leighton, along with Ned Seccafien have been in excellent form for Two Wells. Ben Spiteri is a noted ball winner at the stoppages, and the young side has plenty of players who can break lines and carry the ball. Saturday they run into the most potent midfields in the competition.

MAGPIE Joel Montgomerie

The “big four”, Jason Earl, Christian Rimmer, Joel Montgomerie and the ultra consistent Liam Whitwell are lynch pins in the Magpies’ game plan. They have good targets in attack in Brian Montgomery and Brent Harris and a host of crumb-

ing small forwards who can kick goals. The Magpies coaching staff is of the firm belief that the secret to the club’s success is the mental attitude of the playing group. There are some concerns about Montgomerie’s groin and if there is any issue it would be expected he’d have a rest this week. It has been confirmed Brad Hardie will not play again this year, but on the positive side the Magpies will welcome Josh Seal back as well. All the indicators suggest the Magpies should collect another win, but don’t underestimate the young Roosters.

While the Peckers have enjoyed the week’s break to rejuvenate, the Hamley Bridge brains trust will be sweating on injury concerns over number one ruckman, Justin Schaninger, along with midfielders Aaron Christmann and Josh Moody. Enjoying a good season so far, Adam Pepe was forced to lead the ruck last week, winning innumerable taps, but for the Bombers to have their best chance of an unlikely win, he is better suited to a defensive role.

Hamley Bridge v Balaklava

Having the most frugal defence in the Adelaide Plains Football League, Balaklava’s underlying strength isn’t just its power packed forward line. The Peckers backmen have conceded just 868 points in 14 games at just over 10 goals a match. With players like Les Pearson, Derek Fredricks and Brenton Lamond leading the way in this area, this statistic is better than both the ladder leading Rams and Mallala. Saying that, Balaklava also has many avenues to goal. Glenn Dawson (63), Jonno Brice (38) and playing coach Stuart Lamond (30) currently have 131 goals between them. Leading big man Hayden Walker and midfielder Todd McPharlin are also averaging more than a goal a game.

BOMBER Dylan Lockwood Dylan Lockwood and Shane Caterall have been winning their share of the ball in the midfield. Still, the difference between these sides isn’t the leading players, it is the difference in the respective depths of the rival squads. Hamley Bridge proved last round they’re able to compete for a period of time, but it is expected that the Peckers will run over the top of them in the second half.

Roosters now scratching for APFL wooden spoon

NO WAY OUT: Tiger Daniel Marron struggles to release himself from the grips of Roosters Bradley Struck and Kyron Lovell during the Reserves match on Saturday.

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WHAT does Two Wells have to do to get a win these days? The Roosters lost their fourth match by less than a kick on Saturday and looking at the ladder, if they won those four games, they would be just outside the four by percentage. After so many nailbiters, I noticed Two Wells president, Jeff Moon, was nibbling half way down his palm in the last five minutes on the weekend. Sadly, the Roosters are eyeing off the wooden spoon with the Bombers at the bottom of the table. It would be easy for people at the club to point the finger if they had any left. United got the job done, like they should have, and have sealed their spot in the finals for 2011. I was glad to see Mikey Brown alive and well. Keith is clearly a forgiving soul. News filtering out of the Kadina Hotel this week that two premiership heroes from the Blood-

THE BANDWAGON With Rick Shaw hounds, could be fronting up as Tigers under the water tower next year. Former Western Bulldog. Cameron Faulkner and teammate Willy Serle are the names being thrown about in many drinking and thinking circles. Now, the thing about drinking and thinking circles is one activity usually inhibits the other, although Faulkner does have a link with the area, living in Mallala with wife Louise, who plays netball for the Magpies. There are unconfirmed reports the Mallala Football Club has had several real cracks at getting Cameron over to the Magpies in recent times. But perhaps he is out of their league, financially speaking? This is where United step in.

It’s only a short drive from Mallala out to the water tower and the Tigers are sure to have something stored away in the club’s coffers for someone of Faulkner’s ilk. While Peter Burgoyne hasn’t exactly set the world alight at United, Faulkner has been a revelation at Kadina. Serle has also impressed with the Bloodhounds, booting 14 goals on the weekend, now with 77 for the season. The thing is, if United can lure Faulkner across, along with Serle, perhaps this could magnify the Burgoyne affect. We all know what Burgoyne could do if he actually put the effort in, could Faulkner and Serle inspire a second wind out of the former Power champ? It might be worth the gamble.

Football lookalikes I’ve received several submissions for this one coming up. Two Wells Reserves player, Mark Illingworth, strongly resembles Richmond goal-kicking ace, Jack Riewoldt.

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SPORT v District

Golf BALAKLAVA LADIES

Sixteen intrepid golfers took to the fairways on Thursday for the first round of the Club Championships and Dixon Cup. A grade winner was Norma Taylor 74, on a countback from Cathy Redpath and Louise Michael, followed by Patricia Anderson 78 and Jill Taylor 79. B grade winner was Joan Anderson 74, followed by Tania Matz 77, Tanya Greenshields 82, Moya Hayes 83 and Cherie Taylor 87. C grade produced a standout player in Denby Wandel nett 68, followed by Josie Thompson 78, Julia Hoskin and Sue Freidrichs both 87 and Tania Allen 95. Tanya Greenshields had the only birdie for the day on number 8. It was a cheap round as far as NTP’s were concerned, as nobody managed to find the green. Producer points: Denby Wandel 5, Joan Anderson 4, Norma Taylor 3, Cathy Redpath 2, Louise Michael 1. Next week: second round Club Championships and Dixon Cup. Starters: match committee. Quote for the week: “They say ‘practice makes perfect’. Of course it doesn’t. For the vast majority of golfers it merely consolidates imperfection.” – Henry Longhurst.

Balaklava men

It was a “royal occasion” last weekend, one which attracted a fervent field of flanneled flailers, foaming to feast on the riches offered by our magnificent sponsor, the Royal Hotel. No less than 11 four-person packs assembled to participate in this major Stableford event and therefore now, without further ado, I do or adieu, we present: It took a team, which comprised a cabinet maker, a teacher, a railway-man and a world-weary hack, to set the standard on the day. This pack of partisans, namely Willums Parkin and Lokan, along with jumpin’ Geoff Leo, that protagonist of things pyrometric and his fellow C-grader Austin Henstridge, to march in across the car park with 66 off the stick, for a nett (or gross - take your pick) of 57.5. Now, from here on in it all gets a bit messy, as ever-busy Merv and his 2IC, Dave Rodgers, a little edgy having just come from one of his develish all-night ludo parties, didn’t really follow through, what with all the emotions and hormones whizzing around at the time, so we’ll go for that teaming of temeritous tyros Tate Michael, Lochlan Michael, Dylan Pfeiffer (?) and Jason Henderson as coming home in second place (70 = 58 + 3/8), which therefore leads us to consider the efforts of one Paul Thompson and his melange of Michaels Scott, Callum and Ben, with 69 = 59 + 5/8 to claim third dibs. All the other teams didn’t win, so I’ll just peel ‘em off as the cards fall, to wit: W Berry, D. Trickett, G. Sonntag and J. “Welcome Back Lad!” Michael, (65 = 10.75), J McBride, J Taylor, B Harkness and B Freebairn ( 78 = 63.75), D and N Taylor, M Hameister, M Hayes and mystery-man “Bruce” (71 = 61.25), M Loy, W Nagle, D Addison and D Rodgers (69 = 61), I Michael, P Freidrichs, T Matz and A Manuel (72 = 61.25), B Thompson, D and W Goudie plus J Curnow (74 = 63.50), A Northcott, D Masson, T Northcott and P Moebus (71 = 61.25), not to mention the tenacious tripling of P Thompson, B Fremantle and G Anderson (71 = 60). Longest Drives were smote by Norma Taylor, Andrew “Manual” and Callum Michael, while Nearest The Pins belonged to Bill Parkin on the third, Ian Michael (8th), Paul Mobeus (10th), Ian Michael (again!) on the 13th and Paul Thompson (15th). On a somewhat dimmer, more sober note, we regret to inform you all of the passing of this year’s Westklava Cup, planned for this Sunday, due to a damnable diminution of delegates from the big smoke. This Saturday, however, it all gets very official, as our glorious Match Committee dons its jack-boots and pith helmets to ensure a “most orderly start” for the first round of the hallowed, yet curiously catholic Club Championship, the first of three such Stroke rounds, which involve also the eminent Eddie Dennison putting trophy, a truly magnificent addition to our awards collection, thanks to the efforts, dedication and craftsmanship of Bill Parkin. Gird your loins, lions all, as from here on in, there are no allies, pals, mates, buddies or even kinfolk - this is war, red of claw, for a full three weeks of bruising mayhem - Enjoy!

Balaklava Mid week

Agroup of 19 players took to the fairways on Wednesday August 3, with Austin Henstridge winning the day with 51 points, Dene Newton 48, Merv Hameister 45 CB, Geoff Leo 45, Greg Sonntag 44, Barrie Thompson 43 CB, Bill Parkin 43 CB, Dennis Goudie 43 CB, John Curnow 43, Bill Berry 42 CB, Joan Anderson 42 CB, Rick Campbell 42, Yvonne Leo 41, Doug Taylor 40 CB, Dean Trickett 40, Brian Stewart 37, Moya Hayes 32, Tanya Matz 31, Trevor Reid 21. Birdies: Merv Hameister hole 2 and 16, Geoff Leo hole 14, Bill Parkin hole 9 and 13, John Curnow hole 7, Brian Stewart hole 8. NTP: Dene Newton hole 3, Brian Stewart hole 8, Merv Hameister hole 10.

BLYTH

MENS Results August 7 – Stableford, sponsored by LJ Hooker Clare: H Wandel 45pts, M Williams 43, D Paynter 41, D Smith 40, B Pratt 39, G Mugge 38, E Harrison 37, P Agnew 36, M Carling 36, B Reichstein 34, M Videon 34, R Smart 33, B Spinks 31, T Eime 28, B Klaebe 25. Ladies: J Harrison 33. Skins 9: D Paynter. NTP 14: H Wandel. This week, August 14: Mixed Ambrose, tee-off 11.00am, sponsored by Blyth Hotel. Pooled afternoon tea. Club Championships day is rescheduled to September 11. Next week August 21: Par, sponsored by Hitch Freightlines. LADIES Results August 3 – Least Putts, sponsored by Clewers of Clare; J Zweck 14, B Victor 15, L Randolph 18. putts counted over 9 holes. This week, August 10: Stableford, Club Medal, sponsored by Medika Gallery. Next week, August 17: Flag, sponsored by Heartbeat/B Victor, donation to Heartbeat.

Hamley Bridge

Thirty-six players braved the weather, 18 players competing in Saturday’s par competition and 14 players battling it out in the club championships. Lenny Usher came out of the woods to win the par competition with 6 up from Win Van Pelt +3 and Anton Noack +2 (CB). Other scores: Rex Mortimer +2, Max Grasby, Dennis Nation +1, Barry Schwartz , Bob Charman Square, Ian Rohde -1. Birdies: Steve Howe 7th, Dave Russell 12th, Barry Schwartz 14th, Roger Hahn, Adam Mitchell 9th. Championship Quarter Final results A GRADE: Bert Pearce def Dave Russell 3 & 2, Vince Zito def Ian Ferguson 3 & 1, John Mitchell def Roger Hahn 4 & 2, Leigh Durdin def Bradley Zerner 3 & 2. B GRADE: Roen Cameron def Kieth Kluske 1 up, Ron Smith def Bob Hinderwell 2 up, Barrie Zerna def Roland Pawlak 3 & 1, George Dahlitz forfeited to Anton Noack. C GRADE: Doug Cooper def Wayne White 6 & 5, Ross Hienze won on forfiet. Only 14 members played in Thursday’s stableford due to a shocking weather forecast that never happened and actually were perfect conditions for playing golf! Perhaps computer weather forecasts are affecting competition numbers? The winner of the day was Roger Hahn with 43 pts from a fast finishing Warren Isgar 42 and Kieth Kluske 41. Other leading scores: Bob Charman 40, Ron Smith 36, Ian Rohde, Max Grasby 35. Nearest to the pin: Bob Hillier 4th. The results from the Stroke competition played on Saturday 30/7/11: Winner Ian Ferguson nett 61, 2nd Bob Hinderwell. A GRADE: Ian Ferguson 61, Roger Hahn 63, Bert Pearce 64, John Bell 66, Len Usher 67, John Mitchell 68. B GRADE: Bob Hinderwell 62, Rex Mortimer 63, Roen Cameron 67, Anton Noack, George Dahlitz 68, Barry Zerna, Kieth Kluske 69. C GRADE: Bob Ahola 64. Birdies: Rex Mortimer 15th, Vince Zito 4th, Bob Hinderwell 11th, Ian Ferguson 4th, John Mitchell 17th, Bert Pearce 18th. Nearest to the pin: Bradley Zerna 9th. 38 players competed.

TWO WELLS

Results from July 30, Two Man Ambrose, sponsored by T & V Cox. Players: 21 men, two ladies. The popular game was well contested with the top three teams all within each other. Tim Clifton and Craig Doudle took out first prize with nett 59 from Paul Shields and Ian Telfer on 59 1/4 and Father and Son Team Clive Weller and Mark Hansford 59 1/2. Full credit to Bobby Hogg, John Ball and others who had the course mowed and prepared ready for the Open Day. Special Mention to Ray prior who, despite not playing, drove around the course and raked all the scrapes while we played. T Clifton & C Doudle 59, P Shields & I Telfer 59 1/4, C Weller & M Hansford 59 1/2, S Watson & C Hogg 60 1/2, V Hatch & D Hall 61, R Hogg & J Ball 62 1/2, H Linford & A Baker 63, Y Frencken & L Grafton 71, L Zbierski & I Clark 64 1/2, M Davies & D Smith 66 1/4. Long Drives: A – J Ball. B – P Shields. C – I. Telfer. NTP’s: 1 – I Telfer, 2 – C Weller, 6 – D Hall , 11 – Y Frencken, 12 – C Hogg, 15 –. NAGA: H Linford & A Baker. Meat trays: J Ball, M Davies, C Doudle. Next week: Captain’s Trophy round three. TWO WELLS OPEN DAY 2011 Two Wells Open Day welcomed 70 players to a well presented course and renowned hospitality, ensuring players were well fed which was due to Clive Weller, Mark Hansford and Neil Bowden who cooked the early morning BBQ. The course was presented in an excellent condition, which was due to the many hours of hard work by Robert Hogg, John Ball, Robert Thompson, Neil Bowden and other club members. Thank you for the efforts of the ladies in the kitchen for their tireless work feeding the groups as they returned to the club house after the first 18 holes. Helen Johnson for her unselfish work in managing the bar with Yoli and arranging several prizes, which were donated by Drummond Golf,

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MICHAEL Adams, Balaklava takes on young gun Matt Forrest, Clare/Springstown during the Men’s game. not to mention the arranging of the catering for the BBQ and lunch. Without sponsors the club would not be so successful on such days. Major sponsor on the day was Noah’s Crossing Veterinary Clinic through our president Dr Chris Girling. Other sponsors who contributed were the Wheatsheaf Hotel, Caddie Shack, Two Wells Tavern, Neil Bowden, Virginia Meats (Ray Prior), and various club sponsors through the season – a big thank you to all of you! Special thanks to vice captain, Adam Bail who unselfishly surrendered playing golf on the day to ensure players were started on time, and checked the scores as they were returned prior to entering them on the computer. Most importantly, to all the members who played and the visitors which make the day the success it rightly deserves. It was pleasing to hear the 27-hole format was asked to remain. Congratulations to all the trophy winners. Bowdie Bradwell was crowned the 2011 Two Wells Open Champion and joined an elite group of players. Local legend, Ian Smith was the B grade Open Champion, with local Neil Bowden taking the C grade Open Champion. Teams were also dominated by locals with Darryl Hall, Steve Kelly, Michael Dimasi and Paul Shields claiming victory. A big thanks to the other members who spotted, and a special mention the Two Wells golf roving photographer, Darryl Thompson who captured a variety of outstanding shots through the course. These photos have been loaded onto the Two Wells Golf Club website for viewing http://www.twowellsgolfclub.com.au Well done Two Wells for running yet another successful day. A complete list of winners: Two Wells Champion 2011: Bowdie Bradwell 2011 Open Day prize list 27 Hole Championship A Grade winner: 109 Bowdie Bradwell; 27 Hole Championship A Grade runner-up: 110 John Nairne; 27 Hole Championship B Grade winner: 122 Ian Smith; 27 Hole Championship B Grade runner-up: 126 Darryl Hall; 27 Hole Championship C Grade winner: 133 Neil Bowden; 27 Hole Championship C Grade runner-up: 141 Andrew Baker; 27 Hole Handicap A Grade winner: 101 Richard Searle; 27 Hole Handicap A Grade runnerup: 104 Grant Wilson; 27 Hole Handicap B Grade winner: 94 Shane Dawson; 27 Hole Handicap B Grade runner-up: 98 Tim Clifton; 27 Hole Handicap C Grade winner: 98.5 Michael Dimasi; 27 Hole Handicap C Grade runner-up: 101.5 Austin Henstridge; 18 Hole Handicap A Grade winner: 65 Stuart Grigg; 18 Hole Handicap A Grade runner-up: 68 Rob Thompson; 18 Hole Handicap B Grade winner: 65 Paul Shields; 18 Hole Handicap B Grade runner-up: 68 Ian Clark; 18 Hole Handicap C Grade winner: 68 Ray Prior; 18 Hole Handicap C Grade runner-up: 69 David Palmer; 9 Hole Handicap A Grade winner: 35.5 Chris Girling; 9 Hole Handicap A Grade runnerup: 36 Wayne Strangward; 9 Hole Handicap B Grade winner: 30 George Dahlitz; 9 Hole Handicap B Grade runner-up: 31.5 Mark Hansford; 9 Hole Handicap C Grade winner: 29 Peter Readett; 9 Hole Handicap C Grade runner-up: 32.5 Aaron Vogt. Nearest The Pin 18th. Pros approach: Grant Wilson. NAGA: 139.5 Barry Henningsen. Teams: Player 1 Paul Shields, player 2 Darryl Hall, player 3 Steven Kelly, player (4) Michael Dimasi. NTP’s A grade - hole 2: Grant Wilson. Hole 12: Wayne Nagle B Grade - hole 1: Anton Noack. Hole 11: Ian Clark. C Grade - hole 6 : Michael Dimasi. Hole 15: Gerald Dawson. Long Drives: A Grade – Chris Girling, B Grade – Mark Hansford. C Grade – Peter Readett.

RESULTS SATURDAY AUGUST 6 Captain’s Trophy round three, sponsored by Boral Old Solicitors. Players: 29 men, two ladies. Stuart Grigg held together a solid round and won A grade with Vince and Yogi taking the minor placing. Robert Thompson also a worthy mention as well which was due to perhaps his early start finishing just behind Yogi. Hans Linford won the countback from Steve Watson to take B grade with Steve Kelly also winning the count back for third from Adam Bail and Jeff Spackman. C grade was dominated by Ray “Zorro” Prior. Next week is a Stableford as the Exacto Cup has been cancelled. Results A Grade: Stuart Grigg +4, V Hatch +3, Y Frencken +2, L Grafton +2, R Thompson +1, Simon Grigg -1, C Doudle -1, G Payne -1, J Ball -2 and S Abbott -3. B Grade: H Linford +5, S Watson +5, S Kelly +1, A Bail +1, J Spackman +1, D.Hall 0, T Clifton 0, P Woods 0, J Bowden -1, P Shields -1, I Smith -2, R Hogg -4. C: Grade: R Prior +6, L Zbierski +4, M Dimasi 0, T Clifton 0, A Baker -2, I Telfer -3, J Boon -3 and D Thompson -7. Ladies: L Cannizzaro -1, J Holland -4. Long Drives: A – Les Grafton. B – Jake Bowden. C – Andrew Baker. Ladies: Leanne Cannizzaro. NTP’s: 1 – S Watson, 2 – H Linford, 6 – R Hogg, 11 – D Hall, 12 – M Dimasi, 15 – C Doudle. Birdies: 4 –, 6 – Simon Grigg, Les Grafton, Darryl Hall, 10 – Stuart Grigg. Birdies Nest: –. Pro’s Approach: A Baker. NAGA: Darryl Thompson. Meat trays: Ian Telfer, Craig Doudle, Darryl Hall. Next week: Stableford. See you on the course next week – if you have any stories, pass them on. – Paul Shields, captain TWGC

Two Wells Ladies

The final qualifying round of the Club Championships was played on August 2. The winner who is having a purple patch was Julie Holland with 93 gross, r/up Kathy Stubing with 100 gross. The winner of the third round of International Bowl, third round of Aileen Oliver Medley Putting and fourth round of the Silver Spoon competitions was Jenny Rowe with 64 nett and 29 putts. R/up was Julie Holland with 68 nett and 30 putts on a count back from Leanne Cannizzaro. Long Drive: Kathy Stubing hole 7. Birdie/ Gobler: Julie Holland hole 10.

Riverton

Results from Saturday August 6, Stableford. A Grade: D Snook 45 pts, M Day 44 pts, K Rowley 40 pts. B Grade: S Saunders 44 pts, D Lowry 39 pts, G Raymond 37 pts. NTP 3/12: R Brandsman. NTP 5/14: M Day.

Hockey clare & districts

Under 17 report from games played on August 6 UNDER 17 Balaklava v Springstown Both teams were awarded short corners early in the game, which was the beginning of a tightly fought match. Gian Haasbroek, Tim Heslop and Jesse Shepherd tightened up the defence and were almost impenetrable for most of the first half. Both teams worked hard to get the ball and the competition was fierce. Balaklava skillfully moved the ball around, worked it in to the circle where Jordan Hamann had an opportunity at goal, however, Springstown’s last line of defence was too good. Balaklava were well supported through the middle with Hedley Greenshields, Marni Greenshields and Tamara Gates working well together, ably

backed up by Joe Goldney, Tim Goldney and Micah Hamann. Springstown also worked well together moving the ball and contesting everything. Just before half time, Springstown were able to get one past the back lines, getting around goalie Brock Hamann for their only goal of the game. The second half saw both teams come out strong and their determination was evident as play was very strong though the middle with play changing directions all the time. It was a great game to watch. Both teams had their opportunities to score both from short corners and from general play, with a couple of close chances keeping the goalies on the alert. Balaklava’s team consisted of a number of under 14 players – Ethan Gates, Riley Chapman, Mitchell Lawrie, Gian Haasbroek, Micah Hamann and Tim Goldney. They did well to hold their own against stronger players. At the final whistle, Springstown were one goal to nil. Well played Balaklava. This week the games are at Balaklava. RESults - all grades Under 14 Clare Springstown 1 defeated Balaklava 0 Goal: Morgan Dollman-Clark. Best: Cl/Spr – Jake Dolphin, William Price, Austin Duncan-Reid; Bal: Timothy Goldney, Mitchell Laurie, Ethan Gates. Under 17 Burra 1 drew with Clare Donnybrook 1 Goals: Bur – Neil Maxted; Cl/Don – Lachlan McLean. Best: Bur – Neil Maxted, Alex Catt, Lachie Haddow; Cl/ Don – Lachlan McLean, Josh Tilbrook, Fletcher Thomas. Clare Springstown 1 defeated Balaklava 0 Goal: William Price. Best: Cl/Spr – Tom Forrest, Tom Erkelenz, Matt Forrest; Bal – Hedley Greenshields, Marni Greenshields, Jesse Shepherd. Women Balaklava 8 defeated Clare Sevenhill 0 Goals: Rhea Greenshields 3, Tegan McPharlin 2, Amber Greenshields, Mary Heslop, Fiona Tiller. Best: Bal – Fiona Tiller, Amber Greenshields, Tegan McPharlin. Cl/ Sev – Vanessa Robson, Jasmine Rokov, Sam Haddow. Men Clare Springstown 6 defeated Balaklava 3 Goals: Cl/Spr – Josh Megson 2, Brianna Cheetham 2, Mark Bastian, Darren Sweet. Bal – Josh March, Michael Adams, Peter Shepherd. Best: Cl/Spr – Mark Bastian, Derek Upton, Tom Forrest; Bal – Jesse Shepherd, Gib Palmer, Raf Battistessa. Riverton 3 defeated Clare Donnybrook 2 Goals: Riv – Chris Scutcheon, Holly Oakley, Lachie Haddow; Cl/Don – Oliver Pearson, Ben Fuller. Best: Riv – Tristan Chapman, Kelvin Tiller, Andrew Chapman; Cl/Don – Mark Telfer, Daniel Cheetham, Paul Telfer; Bal – Jesse Shepherd, Gib Palmer, Raf Battistessa.

Shooting LOWER LIGHT

Results from Saturday August 6 at a range of 500m. Cyclists & Torrens Valley: A Grade; P Gale 198.10. B Grade; C Luedeke 191.3. Sighters; P Bradshaw 40.2. Handicap; R Nicholls 96.1/94.2 (13) 200, F Pinyon 99.6/96.2 (6) 200, C Luedeke 96.1/95.2 (8) 199, P Bradshaw 98.6/99.3 (1) 198, P Gale 99.5/99.5 (16) 198, G Apthomas 93.1/96.1 (9) 198, J Pinyon 94/97.2 (6) 197. Phoenix: A Grade; J Samuel 198.5. B Grade; M Bialkowski 195.9. Sighters; M Bialkowski 40.1. Handicap; J Samuel 100.3/98.2 (3) 201, D Clarke 99.6/98.1 (3) 200, C George 97.6/98.6 (4)199, G Henderson 99.4/94.2 (6) 199, M Challen 98.3/99.5 (1) 198, D Logos 96.2/98.5 (4) 198, M Bialkowski 98.4/97.5 (2) 197, C Williams 96/96.3 (5) 197. Cyclists & Torrens Valley F Class: F Open; M Heyward 198.9. F Standard; C Green 193.5. Sighters; D Zerbe 38.2. Handicap; M Heyward 98.4/100.5 (5) 200L Bament 93.2/98.2 (13) 200, D Zerbe 97.2/99.4 (5) 200, C Green 94.1/96.4 (10) 200, R Braund 97.2/97.4 (6) 200, C Martens 95.3/96.4 (9) 200, B Moulds 97.6/100.4 (3) 200, R Heyward 99.2/99.4 (2) 200, T Manning 95.2/98.5 (5) 198, M Willment 92.3/96.5 (8) 197. Phoenix F Class: F Standard; M Roberts 196.5. Sighters; M Roberts 39.1. Handicap; E Kanik 95.1/98.5 (6) 199, M Roberts 98.3/98.2 (3) 199, P Kanik 97/95.3 (v) 192. Light River: A Grade; B Wrightson 95.5. B Grade; G Buddle 94.6. F Class; G Lewis 105.4. Sighters; B Wrightson 19.2. Handicap; R Robertson 43/47.1 (22) 113, G Buddle 46.1/48.5 (11) 111, G Lewis 42/43.4 (20) 109, B Wrightson 48.2/47.3 (8) 108, R Spillman 44.1/48.3 (10) 105, P Bothwell 37.1/31.1 (19) 88.2. Postal & Railways: A Grade; R Cunningham 195.9. B Grade; S Giles 188.4. C Grade; B Phillips 190.2. Sighters; V Synusas 40.1. Handicap; R Cunningham 96.4/99.5 195.9, V Synusas 97.2/96 193.2, I Mackintosh 94/98.5 192.5, W Phillips 94.1/96.1 190.2, S Giles 92.2/96.2 188.4, P Bissett 92.2/93.2 185.4, M Bethune 93/92 185, M Spendelove 83/96.3 179.3.

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SPORT v Netball

Double upset! Hamley, Long Plains shake top four sides PETER ARGENT’S APNA review

AMANDA McHugh receives the ball mid-air for Two Wells during the A1 match at home, while Long Plains centre, Leah Tynan closes in to defend.

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Hamley shock Mallala in draw In a surprise result, the team at the foot of the ladder, Hamley Bridge, shared the points with the third placed Magpies and could have been considered unlucky not to collect a win in the round 17 match on the Mallala courts. When the final whistle sounded, the scores were locked away on 39 apiece. “This was a disappointing outcome for us, since we were aiming for a solid win,” Magpies coach Courtney Kerr said. “Nevertheless, there were still many positive outcomes from the game such as our versatility and ability to come back into the game. “The accuracy of Hamley’s goal shooters was a big advantage for them and they adapted to wet weather a lot easier than us. “‘Midge’ May had a consistent game in defence and provided

much needed turnovers particularly in the second half. “Tracy Kennett had a great game in attack and her speed through the midcourt is essential to our game plan. “We are now looking forward to an exciting game against Two Wells this coming week.” As expected circle defender Nerida May was given the best player nod by the umpires for the hosts. For Hamley Bridge the ultra consistent Pamela Mattschoss was there leading performer again. Longies upset Wells girls In an intriguing game of netball, Long Plains grabbed a four-goal victory over a top four side, Two Wells on their courts. The Longies girls jumped out to a four goal lead by quarter time, and this gradually edged out to seven by lemons, before the Roosters attacked in the

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Results of Adelaide Plains Netball Association matches played on Saturday A1: Mallala 39 (Nerida May) drew with Hamley Bridge 39 (Pamela Mattschoss). Long Plains 55 (Jane McBride) d Two Wells 51 (Nicole Hardy). Hummocks 75 (Beth Germein) d Virginia 21 (Tracey Agius). A2: Hummocks 39 (Lucy Forrest) d Virginia 29 (Susie Ewen). Two Wells 50 (Bec O’Brien) d Long Plains 24 (Hannah McArdle). Mallala 53 (Michelle Dunstan) d Hamley Bridge 24 (Naomi Bubner). A3: Mallala 54 (Kayla Charles) d Hamley Bridge 24 (Jodie Grantham). Virginia 54 (Lauren Moore) d Hummocks 53 (Kirsty Williams). Long Plains 42 (Belinda Raymond) d Two Wells 40 (Stephanie Agnello). A4: Two Wells 43 (Megan Hatch) d Long Plains 23 (Kateena Humphries). Hummocks 52 (Debra Davey) d Virginia 27 (Kaitlin Vigor). Mallala 51 (Sonia Angus) d Hamley Bridge 22 (Teagan Gregory). A5: Two Wells 36 (Melissa Smyth) d Long Plains 29 (Helzah Sommerville). Hummocks 40 (Kimberley Hoepner) d Virginia 19 (Krystal Doudle). Mallala 41 (Cassandra Sparks) d Mallala Away 35 (Evelyn Aston). A6: Two Wells 43 (Sharna Kendall) d Long Plains 35 (Leigh McArdle). Mallala 31 (Claire Blackett) d Hamley Bridge 23 (Katicia Hewitt). B: Mallala 35 (Tahlia Beech) d Hamley Bridge 13 (Sophie Martin). Hummocks 46 (Caitlyn Moulds) d Balaklava Away 17 (Aleisha Michael). Two Wells 22 (not supplied) d Long Plains 15 (not supplied) C1: Hamley Bridge 40 (Amy Humphrys) d Mallala 6 (Grace Farrelly). Two Wells 21 (Tayla Oakley) d Long Plains 9 (Taylor Franklin). Hummocks 43 (Tayla Williams) d Virginia 2 (Sophie Doudle). C2: Hummocks 21 (Haylee Studham) d Virginia 5 (Vickie Booth-Elliot). Mallala 21 (Kate Wilson) d Hamley Bridge 18 (Madeleine Lamont). Two Wells 34 (Tayla Southwell) d Long Plains 6 (Teagan Sheridan).

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TWO WELLS’ Jess Newman and Longies’ Emma Laintoll watch and wait, while Shae Walker, Longies defends as Two Wells GA Steph Walker sends the ball sailing in A1. last and got back to the quarter time margin. “Jane McBride and Ali Sharman were strong in the shooting circle,” Longies happy coach Josie McArdle said. “Our goal keeper Emma Laintoll was important in this victory as well. “Having nine players to rotate really helped our cause and they were a little depleted as well. “It was a good effort, although there were patches where we lost confidence.” Coming back from her football commitments, Leah Tynan played despite a hamstring complaint, while Long Plains new recruit Letitia Crettenden was also rotated through the mid court. Along with Two Wells best player Nicole

Hardy at goal defence, Mia Darling was strong for the Roosters as well. Steph Walker was a solid performer playing as a shooter, while Rebecca Pym worked hard in the mid court, in ultimately what was a losing cause for the hosts. Hummocks topple depleted Ramettes Ladder leaders, Hummocks demolished Virginia at the Rammettes indoor courts. By quarter time they were already 18 goals up, with the defence only allowing two goals for the term. This ascendency continued for the remainder of the game, although the Virginia shooter gained slightly better shooting percentages as the game progressed.

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Mallala Cleaning Service Phone: 8527 2161 A1 GRADE Hummocks........ 28.... 66.74 Balaklava........... 24.... 56.42 Mallala............... 19.... 51.48 Two Wells........... 14.... 50.49 Long Plains......... 6..... 41.55 Virginia................ 5..... 87.38 Hamley Bridge.... 2..... 39.70 A2 GRADE Hummocks........ 28.... 64.23 Two Wells........... 24.... 61.90 Mallala............... 18.... 50.42 Balaklava........... 17.... 52.12 Virginia................ 7..... 41.22 Long Plains......... 6..... 42.75 Hamley Bridge.... 0..... 34.30 A3 GRADE Hummocks........ 26.... 61.10 Virginia............... 24.... 55.49 Balaklava........... 20.... 57.65 Two Wells........... 14.... 50.19 Mallala................ 9..... 46.37 Long Plains......... 4..... 36.60 Hamley Bridge.... 3..... 38.12 A4 GRADE Two Wells........... 24.... 60.74 Balaklava........... 24.... 59.24 Mallala............... 19.... 55.78 Hummocks........ 19.... 53.63 Virginia................ 4..... 38.83 Long Plains......... 4..... 38.41 Hamley Bridge.... 0..... 29.79 A5 GRADE Two Wells........... 24.... 55.68 Balaklava........... 20.... 57.24

Supporting Local Netball Mallala............... 20.... 57.17 Hummocks........ 18.... 49.95 Mallala Away..... 10.... 47.13 Long Plains......... 8..... 44.94 Virginia................ 0..... 30.15 A6 GRADE Two Wells........... 25.... 54.66 Mallala............... 22.... 51.84 Balaklava........... 19.... 48.54 Hamley Bridge... 16.... 45.42 Long Plains........ 12.... 47.45 B GRADE Hummocks........ 28.... 66.82 Balak Away........ 20.... 60.08 Balaklava........... 18.... 55.43 Mallala............... 16.... 61.95 Hamley Bridge... 10.... 38.20 Two Wells............ 8..... 35.94 Long Plains......... 0..... 29.23 C1 GRADE Hummocks........ 30.... 78.73 Hamley Bridge... 22.... 79.66 Two Wells........... 14.... 44.35 Balaklava........... 12.... 45.21 Mallala............... 12.... 45.17 Long Plains........ 10.... 31.83 Virginia................ 0...... 9.11 C2 GRADE Two Wells........... 23.... 70.63 Mallala............... 23.... 66.25 Hamley Bridge... 20.... 64.36 Hummocks........ 14.... 42.29 Balaklava........... 13.... 46.68 Virginia................ 4..... 31.63 Long Plains......... 3..... 24.57

A 27-goal half time advantage was extended to 40 goals at three quarter time, the final scoreboard showing a 54-goal victory. “It was a great win by the girls considering that last time we played Virginia it was a closer game,” playing coach Samantha Nicholls said. “Virginia was without a few players, but the way the girls continually applied the pressure they did - it was extremely pleasing. “Beth (Germein) has really started to hit her

straps in the last few weeks, so it was great for her to be rewarded with best player. “After overcoming some slight injuries at the start of the year, she is now 100 per cent fit and it is really showing in her strong performances. “Lisa Powell and Erin Brundell both played with the flu on Saturday but you would not have known it. “They both did everything required of them in the game. “Unfortunately,

Bonnie Nicholls and then Tegan Nottle both tweaked their ankles on Saturday but both Amanda Schutz and Jade Wilkins came on and did great.” Pleasingly for Hummocks, both Nicholls and Nottle’s injuries are not serious and with the bye this week, they are expected to be fine for the Mallala game. For the well-beaten Virginia side, the consistent Tracey Agius never stopped trying and she was rewarded by the officials.

HAMLEY BRIDGE’S Morgan Platten is ready to receive the ball in the A2 match at Mallala on Saturday, but Mallala’s Brooke Fitzgerald has other ideas, making an intercept. Plains Producer, Wednesday August 10, 2011

SPORT v District

HWE glory days return to Lochiel

PHOTOS: By John Nicholls

YVONNE and Kevin Taylor enjoying the celebrations.

David Moulds and Andrew Wilson reminisce.

ABOUT 150 former and current players and supports of the Hummocks Watchman Eagles Football Club celebrated the reunion of three premiership years, the 1971, 81 and 2001 flags at a function at Lochiel recently. Premiership captains and coaches shared the microphone throughout the night, including club legend, Peter Forrest, who captain/ coached the 1971 flag. Club stalwart and 2001 premiership captain, Sean Williams, was also recently awarded life membership after playing his 400th senior club match last month.

SEAN Williams, now a life member.

CATCHING up on old times are Kevin Merritt, Gary Forrest, Gary Merritt and Peter Forrest. LEFT: Keegan Henneker, Hamley Bridge and Terri Anderson, Mallala follow the ball out of court in A2.

BELOW: Longies’ Chelsea Saint tries to intercept on Trish Spurling, Two Wells in the A6 match at Two Wells. RIGHT: Hummocks’ Kathy Nicholls tries to intercept on Virginia’s Sam McMillan in A5.

2001 A grade premiership team and assistants, back from left: Andrew Billing, Mel Madigan, Nathan Redpath, Jared Wilson, Paul Chivell, Dillon Catford, Travis Sharpe, Nathan Young, Grant Manners, Ryan Reid, Richard Taylor. Front: Luke Wilson, Paul Maxwell, Dylan Cicolella, Damon Case, Sean Williams, Shane Braham, Brad Valentine. Seated: mascot Tyler Williams.

1981 A grade premiership team and assistants, back from left: Grant Catford, Peter Scott, Paddy Williams, John Millard, Kevin Taylor, Gary Merritt, Peter Baum, Kevin Merritt, Gary Taylor, Jenny Nicholls, Andrew Wilson, Paul Taylor, Vaughan Chenoweth, Rob Williams. Front: Brian Stringer, Mostyn Gill, Alan Baker, Dean Young, John Higgs, Andrew Taylor, David Wilson, David Moulds, Richard Wilson and Dick Nicholls.

1971 A grade premiership team, back from left: Spinner McGregor, Ray Baum, Peter Baum, Gary Merritt, Warwick Baum, Paul Taylor, Rob Williams, Gary Forrest. Front: Robin Bruce, David Wilson, Chris Rowan, Peter Forrest, Dean Young, Bill Nicholls, Ian Hamdorf. Seated: mascot, Richard Taylor.

APNA netty star Name: Hayley Baker Nickname: HB, Bakes DOB: 2/12/1990 Height: Midget Team: Longies A4 Position: GK Who is the most damaging player (on or off court) in your club? Jana ‘long arms’ Williams on court, Hall Twinnies off court! Who is your club’s hardest worker (on or off court)? Slugger & Shaz Baker - always working at the club! Highlight of netball career? Getting recruited by Trenna for the A4s What’s you number one passion outside netball?

Enjoying a bevvo watching the footy If you could trade places with any other person for a week, famous or not, living or dead, real or fictional, with whom would it be? Suzie Curnow ‘cos she’s so cool!

What’s the last movie you went to see? Bridesmaids If you won $20 million in the lotto, what would you do with the money? Buy a house, car, go OS & put the rest in the bank! If you were a car, what kind would you be? Holden Astra If you were on the front page of the newspaper, what would the headline say? “Hayley Baker, Drunk Walker” If you could take any person on your next netball trip, who would it be? Christie Jenner/Kirsty Fuller What’s the grossest item in your fridge? Off natural yoghurt...and my housemate still eats it!!

Supporting local sport throughout the Adelaide Plains Phone: 8862 1266 Fax: 8862 2080 Web: www.balco.com.au

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For rent

Balaklava - 3 bedroom home. Double carport and shed. Low maintenance garden. Phone 8864 5096.

Balaklava - 5 bedroom homestead, polished floor boards, $260 p/week. Phone 0402 123 345.

B ala k lava - O n e bedroom plus sleepout, $150 per week. Contact Annette phone 8832 2071 or 0434 203 105.

Three bedroom cottage, 39 Wallace Street, Balaklava. No pets, $170 per week. Contact Jeff 8862 2211 business hours.

For Sale

Blue Heeler Kelpie cross pups. 4 males and 2 females, 8 weeks old, $110 each. Ph 0427 859 716. Firewood for sale, cut and delivered, kindling available. Phone/mobile: 0407 896 159 or a/hours 8865 2127.

Firewood cut, $220 tonne. Delivered locally. Balaklava Museum. Phone 8862 1854 or 8862 1741. Firewood - top quality split red gum or blue gum, $270 per tonne. 1/2 tonne loads available. All loads weighed. Free delivery to Owen and surrounding areas. Phone 0412 887 040 anytime.

Firewood 7x5 trailer, stacked up high, white mallee, great burning wood, $250 delivered. Phone Tim (08) 8862 1261.

Giveaway grey computer desk. Bargains top load washing machine $40. Sanyo bar freezer $50. Pink brass single beds as new $100. Portable evaporative cooler $20. Dirt bike 125cc $400. Phone 0439 828 234 or 8862 1905.

Land Yorke Peninsula (Yorketown). 10 minutes to ocean. One hectare blocks. Fenced, many trees, $96,000 and $106,000. Phone 0412 288 642.

Nissan Pulsar ST, 2003, auto, reversing camera, central locking, air conditioning, reg XDZ 005, $9,000. Ph 0409 286 320.

Pullets, point of lay, Isa brown; Also incubator 144 eggs, as new, $680. Westview Poultry. Ph: 8864 5096 or 0400 297 658.

Retravision - computers, cameras, mp3, appliances, Te l s t r a d e a l e r, a i r conditioning, wiring and repairs. Phone 8862 1552.

Top of the range gas lift office chairs, going cheap. Steel cabinets - file and tool cabinets and more. Shop locally and save. Phone 0409 693 626 or 8862 1769. Trailer 6x4 new wiring and lights, with spare, reg to October, $395. Phone 0402 638 714.

Westrail Engineering, 6x4 trailer with spare tyre and wheeled jack. Only 6 months old. No further use. $1,200 GST included. Ring 0439 848 491.

Garage Sale

Garage Sale - Saturday August 13, 9am - 5pm 14 John Street, Balaklava. Homewares, electrical, children’s toys. RIVERTON all town garage sale - Saturday August 20 From 8.30am start. Pick up your map at Stuff “N” Nonsense. 44 Torrens Road Riverton.

Wanted to Buy

HORSES unwanted, top prices, cash, any types, Ph 8524 3640 or 0414 546 217.

VALIANTS wanted AP5 to CL sedans, wagon, utes, parts, anything considered. Ph Joe 0439 339 634.

Death

Siviour - Gertrude Louise Dorothea “Dolly”. On August 6, 2011 at Mill Court, Balaklava. Aged 93 years. Beloved wife of the late Keith. Missed by her friend Trixie.

Loving sister of Effie and Leslie, Stan, Enost, Connie and Allan (all deceased).

Dearly loved by her families. Dolly is now in God’s garden. Siviour - Family and friends of the late Mrs Gertrude Louise Dorothea “Dolly” Siviour are respectfully advised that her Funeral Service will be conducted in the Balaklava Uniting Church, on Thursday August 11 at 11am. At the conclusion of the Service the Cortege will proceed to the Balaklava Cemetery. In lieu of floral tributes a donation to Mill Court Aged Homes would be appreciated. Durdin Funeral Directors Balaklava A.F.D.A 8862 2101

Siviour - Dolly. A dear sweet lady who will be sadly missed and always in our hearts. Loved and cherished Aunty Dot of Marie, Mel and family.

Siviour - Dolly. A very special lady and very close friend who will be deeply missed. Colin, Sam & family

Engagement

Kylie Scott together with Keanan Catford have the pleasure in announcing their engagement on July 30, 2011.

ROWE - NIEJALKE. Andrew and Cathy of Nantawarra are thrilled to announce the engagement of their son, Benjamin to Anneka, daughter of Peter and Kathy of Aberfoyle Park. May God bless your future together.

Public Notice

CASH for cans and bottles, Owen Recycling - 18 Railway Terrace, Owen. Wednesday 10-5; Saturday 10-1 or by appointment. Ph 0428 890 107. Coffee Morning. Lutheran Church Hall. Short Terrace, Balaklava. 10am on August 16, 2011. Welcome to all men and women for fellowship.

SAILPLANE flights. The Balaklava Gliding Club has $90 gift vouchers available for passenger flights any weekend from their airfield 10km north west of Balaklava on main Snowtown road. Bookings 8864 5062.

Lower North Cricket Club

AGM Monday August 22

• 8pm at Balaklava Sports Club All Welcome

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Port Wakefield CFS

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Monday August 15 6.30pm at the station

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BALAKLAVA LUTHERAN YOUTH

★ ★ Blyth Cinema

PAPER DRIVE Friday Aug 12 2pm - Blyth

Saturday Aug 13 8.30am - Balaklava, Owen, Mallala & Pt Wakefield • Neat tied bundles but magazines & flyers separate if possible • No cardboard THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUING SUPPORT

Coming Events PORT PARHAM SPORTS & SOCIAL CLUB INC

SMORGASBORD DINNER Saturday AUGUST 20 @ 6pm

Annual General Meeting SUNDAY AUGUST 21 @ 11am • All Welcome

BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL 8529 2211 Free Information Session

Supporting Adolescent Literacy

Tuesday August 16 From 6.30pm - 8.30pm

• In Balaklava Community Library • Presenter: Stephen Graham • Open to parents & community members

Society

Friday August 5, Saturday August 6 and Sunday August 7, 2011

Thank you

We thank our wonderful SPONSORS for their generous support • BALCO Group • Wakefield Regional Council • Natalie Laverick & David Fyfe • Yelmah Holdings Pty Ltd • Terri Hughes • Adelaide Plains Male Voice Choir • Adelaide National Choral Association SA Chapter • Jeff and Margaret Baker • Balaklava Chemplus • Balaklava Courthouse Gallery • Balaklava & Districts Lions Club • Balaklava Electronics • Balaklava Primary School • Balaklava High School • Balaklava Transport • Beris & Alick Barr • Dr Bickmore, Balaklava Dental Surgery • Terry & Julie Corcoran • Bronwyn & Garry Cottle • Peter & Lenice Cox • Cunningham’s Balaklava Pty Ltd • Helen & Warren Durdin • Melanie & Peter Evans • David Fawcett • Foodland Balaklava • Free Choice Balaklava • Kevyna & Geoff Gardner • Peter Goers • Trish Goodgame • Grandeur Press • Ray & Margaret Greenshields • Steven & Donna Griffiths • Urszula Gruszewski • Guelda Hackett

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• Lyndall Hendrickson • Hennig Family • Joy Hewett • Horizon Christian School • Leanne Hoad Singing Studio • Ray and Judy Koch • Colleen & Vincent Lally • Meriel & Andrew Lane • Trish & Ian Langdon • Julie & Robert Lawson • David Lester Insurance Agency • Mack’s Cabinets • Andrew Manuel • Marc’s Meats • John & Margaret Marshman • Malcolm & Jo May • Scott & Louise Michael • The Music Teachers Association of SA Inc • Rosemary Nairn • Terry & Janette Neumann • Plains Producer • Stephanie Radowicz • Joyce Ross AM • Geoff & Di Spence • TADS Embroidery • Coralie E Taylor • PB Thompson Plumbing Contractor • Don & Kathleen Tiller • Transpacific Cleanaway • Pam Uppill • Don and Valerie Veitch • Warehouse Matrix • Gil & Margaret Wildman • Youth Advisory Committee Balaklava • Heidi Zerk • Linda & Melvyn Zerk

Balaklava Golf Club

Auction Fundraiser Saturday August 20 7pm for 7.30pm - $15 entry

• Theme: Hats & Boots • Music: Danni Hooper • Bring Your Basket Supper • Table bookings welcome

15 Moore Street, Blyth SA (opp. Medika Gallery)

• Just Go With It (M) ★ ★ ★ Adam Sandler, Jennifer Anniston-Rom/Com - Fri Aug 12, 8pm • Hop (G) ★ ★ Animated – all tickets $5 - Sat Aug 13, 6pm • The Lincoln Lawyer (M) ★ ★ ★ Matthew McConaughey Crime/Drama - Sat Aug 13, 8pm - Fri Aug 19, 8pm • Justin Bieber (G) ★ ★ ★ Doc/music - Sat Aug 20, 6pm • Griff the Invisible (M) ★ ★ ★ Aust for teens & up - Sat Aug 20, 8pm • The Red Shoes (PG) ★ ★ ★ ★ 1948 Classic movie, Robert Helpmann, Moira Shearer - Wed Aug 24, 6pm

Tickets: • Concession/Student $8 • Adults $10 • Child $5 • Family tickets $25 (2 + 2) extra child $2.50 3 Full Dolby digital surround sound 3 Candy bar 3 A/Cond BOOKINGS 8844 5175 - (between 2pm - 5pm)

Bulldogs Basketball Club

Registration & Agm Tuesday August 16

7:30pm at Balaklava Sports Club • All intending players and parents please attend • Important general discussion on the future of the Adelaide Plains Basketball Association and competition format • For start of 2011/2012 season in October Enquiries to Kellie Harrison (Secretary) 0438 862 759 John Shepherd (President) 8862 1664

Balaklava Basketball Club

Registration Night Thursday August 11 & 18

from 4.30pm at Balaklava Sporting Club Rooms

• Juniors & Seniors • Looking for coaches, team manages and umpires • Forms will also be at schools; Simon Auto - see Kym Simon;

Annual General Meeting Wednesday August 24 - 7pm at Balaklava Sporting Club Rooms

For bookings phone Janice 8862 1733 or Lee 8862 1616

Horizon Christian School presents:

Family, Fun & Fireworks Thursday August 18 4pm to 7.30pm Fireworks start at 7pm

• Admission $5 per person or $15 for a family of four ($2 per extra child) • Jumping Castle • Hot Chips • Hot Dogs • Show Bags • Coloured Hair Spray • Lions Donuts • Glow Sticks • Fireworks For more information conact Kelly at Horizon Christian School on 8862 2100

Invitation to attend the NRM Board meeting Members of the community are invited to attend the next meeting of the Northern and Yorke Natural Resources Management Board on: Monday 22 August 2011 12.00 noon Lunch 1.00 pm Board meeting at the Northern and Yorke NRM Board offices, 41 - 49 Eyre Road, Crystal Brook For more information, please contact the Board on 8636 2361 or board@nynrm.sa.gov.au

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DEVELOPMENT ACT 1993 WAKEFIELD REGIONAL COUNCIL

Rural Living DPA (Part 2 Township of Owen)

PUBLIC CONSULTATION Notice is hereby given t h a t t h e Wa k e f i e l d Regional Council, pursuant to sections 24 and 25 of the Development Act 1993, has prepared a Development Plan Amendment Report ( D PA ) t o a m e n d i t s Development Plan The Amendment will change the Development Plan by proposing to: • Extend the existing Rural Living zone at Owen by rezoning Primary Production zoned land to the west of the township.

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DEFENCE PROOF & EXPERIMENTAL ESTABLISHMENT PORT WAKEFIELD: LIVE FIRING RANGE WARNING NOTICE Test and evaluation activities involving static firings and/or firings of naval and artillery weapons are conducted at the Proof and Experimental Establishment Port Wakefield throughout the year. The Proof and Experimental Establishment Port Wakefield is a vital Defence test and evaluation capability that has supported Defence since 1929. These firings may require specific tidal or weather conditions, and are critical for the safety of current and new Defence capabilities. Members of the public may notice noise, vibration, flashes and/or smoke during the testing. There is no risk to the public outside of the gazetted Defence Practice Areas. For reasons of public safety, there is a permanent exclusion zone covering land, sea and air around the Port Wakefield Establishment. Specific details on the Port Wakefield Prohibited Area can be obtained from Commonwealth of Australia Gazette No GN 26, 4 July 1990, and is shown on the diagram below. Trespassing in this Area is strictly prohibited and very dangerous due to the presence of unexploded bombs. Any person found within the Prohibited Area or on Defence land will be subject to prosecution. Specific test and evaluation activities may also require restricting public access to the Port Wakefield Defence Practice Areas over specific periods with these areas articulated in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette No. GN 40, 7 October 2007, and also identified on the diagram below. This may affect access to the Gulf of St Vincent at Port Wakefield and Port Parham. If any member of the public has inquiries in relation to these activities please contact Proof & Experimental Establishment Port Wakefield – Range Control, on (08) 8867 0270 between 8.00am and 4.30pm weekdays or the Proof & Experimental Establishment Port Wakefield – Security Office, on (08) 8867 0299 outside these hours.

The DPA report will be on public consultation from Thursday August 11, 2011 until Friday October 7, 2011. C o p i e s o f t h e D PA report are available for viewing or purchase during normal office hours at Council’s office, Scotland Place, Balaklava or can be downloaded from the Council website www. wakefieldrc.sa.gov.au. Written submissions r e g a r d i n g t h e D PA should be submitted no later than 5pm on Friday October 7, 2011. All submissions should be addressed to The Chief Executive Officer, Wa k e f i e l d R e g i o n a l Council, PO Box 167, Balaklava SA 5461 and should clearly indicate whether you wish to be heard in support of your submission at the public hearing. If you wish to lodge your submission electronically, please email it to admin@ wakefieldrc.sa.gov.au. Copies of all submissions will be available for inspection at the Council office from October 10, 2011 until the conclusion of the public hearing. A public hearing will be held on Wednesday October 12 at 5.30pm in the Owen Town Hall, 10 Railway Terrace, Owen at which time interested persons may be heard in relation to the DPA and the submissions. The public hearing will not be held if no submissions are received or if no submission makes a request to be heard. If you would like further information about the DPA, please contact C o u n c i l ’s p l a n n i n g consultant Mr. David Hutchison of Access Planning on 8364 1956. Geoff Sheridan Acting Chief Executive Officer Wakefield Regional Council August 10, 2011

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Two Wells Public Library Temporary Closure & Relocation of Services Saturday September 3 - Tuesday October 4, 2011 Due to significant renovations the Two Wells Public Library will be closed from 3pm Friday September 2 with a proposed opening on Tuesday October 4. Modified library services will be provided • Monday - Closed • Tuesday - 9.30 to 1.00pm • Wednesday - 1.00 to 7.00pm • Thursday - Closed • Friday - 9.30 to 3pm • Saturday - 9.00 to 11.00am For further information contact Kimberley Hargrave (Library Coordinator) on 8520 2100 or Peter Sellar (General Manager Corporate & Community) on 8527 0200 Charles Mansueto Chief Executive Officer

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Regional Development Australia Yorke and Mid North is a partnership between the Australian Government, the Government of South Australia and Local Governments to strengthen our regional communities. We have available the following exciting opportunities:

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Draft For Public Consultation The Wakefield Regional Council Heritage Development Plan Amendment (DPA) has been prepared by Council under the provisions of the Development Act 1993 and is now available for comment. The draft DPA proposes to formally list 143 proposed Local Heritage Places in the Development Plan in an effort to protect them from inappropriate development. The Council Wide policies relating to heritage places will also be amended and refined to provide appropriate design parameters for development affecting heritage places. In addition, it is proposed that the existing Historic Conservation Area at Hamley Bridge be expanded and Historic Conservation Areas be introduced at Port Wakefield, Balaklava, Blyth, Bowmans, Brinkworth, Owen and Snowtown. The draft Development Plan Amendment and Investigations will be available for public inspection from Thursday 11 August 2011 until Friday 7 October 2011 during normal office hours at Wakefield Regional Council office, Scotland Place, Balaklava, as well as being accessible on Council’s website at www.wakefieldrc.sa.gov.au. A copy of the Development Plan Amendment can be downloaded free of cost from Council’s website or a hard copy purchased from the Council office for $150 (full colour) or for $50 (black-and-white only), or a CDROM copy purchased for $5. Written submissions regarding the draft amendment will be accepted by Wakefield Regional Council until 5.00 pm on Friday 7 October 2011. All submissions should be addressed to Council’s Chief Executive Officer, Wakefield Regional Council, PO Box 167, Balaklava SA 5461. The written submission should clearly indicate whether you will wish to speak at the public meeting on your submission. Copies of all written submissions received will be available for inspection by interested persons at Council’s offices from Monday October 10, 2011 until the date of the public meeting. A public meeting may be held if required at the Council office Scotland Place, Balaklava on Thursday October 13, commencing at 7.30 pm. The public meeting may not be held if no submission indicates an interest in speaking at the public hearing. Dated: August 10, 2011

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This newly created position will be responsible for overseeing our Corporate Affairs unit including financial management, administration and customer services, records management, information and communication technology, policy and procedure, risk and asset management, governance and OHS&W. The Corporate Services Manager will work closely with the CEO to co-ordinate internal organisational arrangements.

Business Development Officers (2) We require two self-motivated individuals who demonstrate highly effective communication skills and ability to promote and facilitate our business assistance programs to new and existing businesses across the region. Business Development Officer positions are based in Port Pirie and Clare, with the Clare position being a temporary 12-month appointment with flexible work conditions.Page 1 of 1

Tourism Development Officer Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council in partnership with Regional Council of Goyder and RDAYMN have created the new position of Tourism Development Officer for the Clare Valley region of South Australia. Project focus is to identify and implement actions that develop tourism related infrastructure and enhance tourist experiences across the region, with the aim of increasing the number of tourists visiting the region, duration of stay and expenditure.

For more information on any of these fantastic opportunities phone 1300 742 414 or visit www.yorkeandmidnorth.com.au or www.lifestyleregion.com.au to download a Position Description. Applicants must provide a CV, Cover Letter and address the Essential Criteria and send to: ceo@yorkeandmidnorth.com.au

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Tigers lock in finals spot Travis Opitz’s Tigers virtually ensured fourth place and a PETER finals berth despite a scare from a ARGENT’S fast finishing Two Wells outfit last APFL report Saturday. “At one stage in the last term E: pla.wordsmith@bigpond.com we would have been eight goals M: 0411 178 444 up after kicking the first three goals of this term, but we couldn’t pretty high scoring encounter, with the Tigers leading by 11 finish the job off,” Optiz expoints at the first break, after 12 plained. goals were kicked in the opening “After that initial burst we term. were flat. United’s lead extended to 28 “Two Wells have always been points at half time and they were tough on their own turf and this 22 points in front at the last break. was the case again. Despite the Roosters late “In the end we were lucky to charge, the visiting Tigers held on hang on. to win by three points. “Two Wells looked fitter and Both Brett Sharman and Chad our guys had heavy legs. Spurr kicked four goals each, “Gaining the two premiership points means we’re now relatively while captain Simon Schulz and Ben Sobey finished with three. safe in the four now. Both Brad Shimmin and Heath “It was a bit of a shoot out in Pym kicked two as well. the end actually.” “Our forward line was quite This contest proved to be a

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n TIGER Chad Spurr takes a mark just inside 50 metres during Saturday’s A grade game at Two Wells, Rooster Sam Barker unable to spoil.

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