Sport

Four Grafton sides on show

Rhinos goal shooter Reece Russell and centre Mia McGrath weren’t letting the ball go through.
Rhinos goal shooter Reece Russell and centre Mia McGrath weren’t letting the ball go through. Lynne Mowbray

GRAFTON Netball Association will field teams in all four age groups at the State Age Championships, starting on Saturday, June 30 and concluding on Monday, July 2.

Taking the court in Division Two at Gosford will be Grafton's 14/U team, while the 15/U, 13/U and 12/U teams will compete at Lakeside in Division Three.

Altogether 305 teams will converge on Wyong (Championship Division), Gosford (Division Two), Lakeside (Division Three) and Charlestown (Division Four) for the three-day competition, which is one of the biggest sporting events in the southern hemisphere.

The State Age Championships, with charity partner The Kids Cancer Project, are one of Netball New South Wales' marquee events. They will feature more than 3600 participants from 86 associations.

Held during the winter school holiday period, the championships bring together the best young netball talent from across the state in three days of competition.

The event will culminate in the crowning of the state champions.

The championships will showcase the future stars of Australia's number one female participation sport, netball.

Topics:  grafton, grafton netball association, netball, sports, state age championships




Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Fishing season extension a treat for Yamba prawn lovers

King prawns Photo: Greg Miller / Gympie Times

Six-night extension to counteract unusually dry season

Intrepic wins Guineas Prelude to earn ticket to carnival

KICKED CLEAR: Grafton jockey Matt McGuren steers Intrepic to a comfortable win in race three, the Grafton Guineas Prelude 3YO Country Plate at Grafton yesterday.

July Carnival is officially on its way with first confirmed starter

Cattle worth $8000 found shot dead

The Animal Genetics Laboratory at UQ's School of Veterinary Science is conducting genetic tests to help the cattle industry reduce the need for dehorning

Police investigating Cangai cattle shooting

Latest deals and offers

Perfect time to invest in Northern Rivers property

The Northern Rivers rental market is tighter than Sydney making it the perfect time for investors to get better returns out of property than superannuation or banks deposits.

Low interest rates and tight rental market are prime time to invest