Eliza Winkler

Freelance Journalist

Sports writing


Hw1200_h678_fmaxot start to the cricket season

THE weather turned it on for the first round of the Southern Highlands 2013-14 cricket season.

First grade teams took to the ovals on Saturday to hit-off the season, second and third grade teams are yet to start and draws will come out mid-week.

Robertson played Hill Top Northern Villages at the Bowral Bradman Oval on Saturday. More

Lions notch a win over Camden

MITTAGONG Lions came away with a 43-22 victory against Camden in round four of the group six com- petition.

The Lions were off to a slow start in the game but kept it tight in the second quarter heading a 16 all score at the half time whistle.

Lions captain, Scott Borg said the team switched well into gear for a tough round in second half, without key players in half back and five eighth.


“We had four players off the field and had a no interchange at second half.”

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Teen crowned national champ

MOLLYMOOKʼS Kai Bates dominated at the Australian Stand Up Paddle Board Titles in Newcastle last month.

The 17-year-old stand up surfer proved to onlookers he is the one to watch in the evolving sport.
Kai took out the Junior Boys final in the hotly contested event against Newcastle locals.
The emerging surfer showed off his talent yet again, claiming second place in the Open Menʼs final.

Kai has a lot to be excited about… More

Mittagong Lions take top spot

ROBERTSON showed they are a team to watch in the Highlands first grade competition after a close game against Mittagong on the weekend.

The score at the final whistle was a 3-2 after Mittagong received a late penalty in the final 10 min- utes of the game.

Robertson coach Robert Handley said, despite the loss, his side celebrated what was the clos- est match the Mittagong side had all year.

“It shows we’re improving every week, despite the Mittagong side and Yerrinbool at the top of the competition, the rest of the comp is pretty even,” he said.

“We fought back and all the guys did their job and gave 100 per cent right up until the final whistle. It felt good.” … Full PDF

Grace is one girl who just wants to have fun

LOCAL surfer, Grace Sadler, has reached the finals of the Roxy ʻLet the Sea set You Free Competitionʼ and is looking for community support to get her through to the next level of competition.

Judges sifted through thousands of hopeful entrants in the search for the ultimate fun, alive, daring, confident and earthly beauty the world has to offer. Grace breezed through to the finals in the Asia-Pacific region, being the only girl in NSW and one of only four in Australia to make it.
The competition, promoted by Roxy as a “life changing adventure”, gives the finalists a chance to ʻLive the Dreamʼ. Full story.

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