Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Laura Puts Spotlight on Allora

Newspaper article Daily News (Warwick, Australia)

Laura Puts Spotlight on Allora

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Byline: GERARD WALSH

THE Best Little Town on the Downs, Allora, came in for special mention from Netball Queensland president Jan Maggacis at the Firebirds presentation dinner at the Brisbane Exhibition and Convention Centre on Thursday night.

The dinner had special meaning for the Southern Downs as the Firebirds team which won the ANZ Championships in netball included Allora goal keeper and vice captain Laura Geitz and former Warwick student Clare McMeniman.

Laura's mother Juanita Geitz said Mrs Maggacis singled out two players when talking about the Firebirds' journey from the bottom half of the table to an ANZ Championship victory.

C[pounds sterling]Jan talked about finding Romelda Aiken at the World Cup in New Zealand and Laura Geitz in Allora,C[yen] Mrs Geitz said yesterday.

C[pounds sterling]They know where Allora is now.C[yen]

Mrs Geitz said it meant a lot to her younger daughter to win the Firebirds players' player award. …

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