Newspaper article Coffs Coast Advocate (Coffs Harbour, Australia)

What a Year It Has Been

Newspaper article Coffs Coast Advocate (Coffs Harbour, Australia)

What a Year It Has Been

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NEXT Sunday the Sawtell RSL Club will host close to 270 basketball players, coaches, managers and supporters at the Annual Representative Presentation evening.

Natalie Porter, former Opal and current Sydney Flames player, will be the guest speaker on the evening while Flames player and former Australian junior Mikaela Dombkins will assist with trophy presentations.

The individual awards to be presented on Sunday will include senior male and female and junior male and female Player of the Year, Coach and Rookie Coach of the Year, Referee of the Year and Volunteer of the Year.

Team awards will include the highly prestigious 'Players' Player Award, which is voted by the players in each team.

So proud of rep teams

Looking back over the past junior and senior representative season, it is easy to feel very proud of the association's results.

Entering 13 junior and two senior representative teams this year Coffs Harbour we easily bought home the title of 'Best Association in Northern NSW'.

Our overall performance, combining the senior and junior results saw Coffs Harbour win nine divisions, and come runners up in three.

Nine teams went through to the second round of State with six teams going through to the final rounds.

There were three teams that made it to the State cup finals and three teams to the final round of division 1 and State league.

The standout teams for the association this year were the senior women's State league team and the under 12 girls' division I team both of whom played their way through to the State finals, both to bring home the silver medals.

Eager readers of the 'Fitz Files' in the Saturday Sydney Morning Herald might have seen the mention of the 'valiant Coffs Harbour team who went down to Norths by one point'.

I am sure this is the first time a Coffs Harbour team has rated a mention in a major Sydney newspaper. …

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