Sallie Forbes, Simon Colgrave, Darby Fahey, Mitchell Thomas, Anna Brotherson, Rachelle Pole, James Kinnear.
Sallie Forbes, Simon Colgrave, Darby Fahey, Mitchell Thomas, Anna Brotherson, Rachelle Pole, James Kinnear.

Grafton hockey's magnificent seven

SEVEN talented Grafton hockey players were named by Hockey NSW in the NSW Country team to compete in the 2010 FHE Country–City Challenge.

Rachelle Pole was named in the under-18 girls, joining Mitchell Thomas in the boys’ squad, Anna Brotherson and Sallie Forbes in the 15 girls, Simon Colgrave and Darby Fahey in the 15s boys and James Kinnear in the under-13 boys.

The tournament will be played at the McArthur Hockey Complex at Narellan on March 27-28 as part of the High Performance Pathway.

Tickets to Grafton High’s fundraiser ‘Menopause the Musical’ are selling fast. Contact Di Mitchell on 6642 3212 or Donna Pate on 6643 2436.

The school is still excited after the arrival of the new hockey uniforms.

The GHS committee will consider any girls wanting to play for Grafton High. Call Di, Donna or Petrina (6643 1342). Training starts Monday, February 22 at 5pm.

Join our Facebook page called ‘Grafton High School Girls Hockey Club’.

Help is needed: Assistant Secretary to work with Janelle Pole when she is unavailable; Grafton Public School will be looking for volunteers to help with coaching junior girls - contact Teena McLaren on 0418 438 750.

Registrations are starting to come in so send forms to Di Mitchell by March 5 at registrar.gwha@bigpond.com.

Despite Sunday’s heat more than 60 girls hit the turf for the representative team trials. Selections try-outs continue Sunday with under-15s at 4.30pm, 18s and Opens at 5.15pm.

Finance committee have set the fees for 2010.

The committee has agreed to donate a minkey ball to every junior girl who signs for their first season.

On grand final day all registered senior players will have the chance to win a night’s accommodation on the Gold Coast among other prizes. The next meeting of the GWHA will be Tuesday at the South Ex-Services Club at 6.30pm.

Contact robndave@aapt.net.au for Hockey Hailer news.



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