Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Sisters Ready for Big Shot; Young Talent on Target for State Championships

Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Sisters Ready for Big Shot; Young Talent on Target for State Championships

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Byline: Stuart Turner Sports editor

ONE is a novice and one a relative veteran but talented sisters Bianca and Courteney Watson are eager to test their netball skills against the finest young opposition in the state.

The pair are among scores of FNC players preparing for the State Age Championships.

It should be an extra-special tournament for Lismore Netball Association representative Courteney who will debut at the event after missing last yearas championships with a broken arm.

The 13-year-old St Johnas College Woodlawn student said she was looking forward to this yearas competition, which gets started Saturday and will feature some of the best juniors from across New South Wales.

aI am really excited,a the Kyogle representative, who will play in the under-13 section at the tournament, said.

aLast year was going to be my first (State Age) tournament. It was hard missing out.

aIt is exciting to know that I can play again this year and be with the team. …

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