Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Debuts and State Success; We Take a Look at November

Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Debuts and State Success; We Take a Look at November

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Byline: Shane jones

November 1

BUNDABERG'S Felise Kaufusi was selected for Australia to take on France in the rugby league World Cup during the month of November. He played and gained 106m in runs during the contest as Australia won 52-6.

November 2

BUNDABERG duo Aaron Flanagan and Jayden Alberts signed for the Central Queensland Capras ahead of their new season in the Intrust Super Cup this year. Flanagan signed from The Waves Tigers with Alberts signing from the Isis Devils.

GIN GIN's Peter Smith finished second, third, fourth and fifth in four events at the Riding for Disabled Australian National Championships in Victoria.

November 3

BUNDABERG'S Aidan Steffan and Drew Gordon represented Australia in under-14 at futsal in the United Kingdom. The duo was part of the team that won 16 of 17 games on the trip.

November 4

CORAL Isle Cyclist John Hampson won gold in the time trial in the Masters 8 category at the nationals on the Gold Coast. Hampson was one of the first to ride on the same tracks the riders at the Commonwealth Games will race on.

November 8

Mackay jockey Katariina Aho's quick dash to Bundaberg paid dividends as she took the first race out on Melbourne Cup day with Mandolin Manni. Aho raced in Gladstone earlier in the morning and travelled to Bundy to compete in the afternoon races. The race day was also good for local trainer Darryl Gardiner who took out race three with Mah Baker and claimed the top five spots in the race.

November 9

AFL Wide Bay announced it will run its own competition this year, splitting from the QFA Wide Bay Sunshine Coast competition. The competition will have five teams this year with Maryborough returning to seniors for the first time since 2012.

BUNDABERG'S Aimee Harvey shot a course record for Ladies at Bundaberg Golf Club in November. The 17-year-old shot a round of 70 to beat the previous mark of 71 set by Maryborough's Kate Law.

November 10

THE Wide Bay Buccaneers announced Sam Meyer, Jason McEwan, Jacob Chapman and Brad Mitchell as the first four local signing for the club ahead of its debut season in the Football Queensland Premier League this year.

November 11

BUNDABERG lost Rosemary Lassig in the month of November to Alzheimer's Disease. The former Olympic swimmer, who won multiple Australian and state titles, won silver in the 4x100m relay at the Rome Olympics. She was 76 when she died.

November 13

BUNDABERG duo Lucy Hamilton and Taylor Stumer were selected for Queensland in football and cricket after starring for Wide Bay. The duo recently returned from the under-13 cricket titles where they lost to Capricornia in the final.

November 15

BUNDABERG'S Harrison Thwaite won the Queensland junior dragster championship, which came with the Australian National Drag Racing Association Christmas Tree title. …

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