Football and netball teams preparing for new season

Teams in the Far West football and netball leagues are getting ready for the 2018 campaign, which starts in just over a month.

The season will commence on Saturday, April 21, with the Anzac Medal game to be played at Ceduna between the Blues and Western United, while Thevenard will host Koonibba.

Koonibba, who will be out to defend their Far West Football League crown, are training at the Far West Aboriginal Sporting Complex on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 5:30pm.

There will be sessions for Koonibba’s senior netball team on Monday’s and for both the seniors and juniors on Thursday’s, all at 5:30pm.

Contact Harry Peel or Wayne Miller for football details and Tracey Miller for netball on 8625 3210.

Western United were football runners-up last season, while the netball side enjoyed senior success.

Football training for the senior side will be on Tuesday’s at the Ceduna Area School oval and Thursday’s at Penong, both starting at 6pm – a barbecue dinner will be available at Penong.

Call Rohan Scott on 0428 877 730 for more details.

Junior training will start on Thursday, March 15 at 5pm, alternating between Penong and Ceduna throughout the season. Call Anthony Brooks on 0429 319 629 for more information.

Netball training will also start on Thursday, March 15, with juniors at 5pm and seniors at 6pm at Penong – but sessions will alternate between Penong and Ceduna during the season. Contact Alicia Warmington on 0439 897 411 for details.

The Blues are getting ready for the new campaign on both the oval and court on Tuesday and Thursday nights.

Football training will start at 6pm, with Graham Woods available on 0407 797 291 for more information.

Junior training sessions will be on Tuesday’s at 5:15pm – contact Tom Clayton for details on 0435 230 110.

Tea is available from Thursday, April 5.

Senior netball players will have fitness training on Tuesday and another session on Thursday, from 6pm, while juniors will start on Thursday, March 22 at 5pm.

Thevenard is getting ready for the season with the senior football teams training on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 5:30pm, while juniors will start in early April.

Tea is available on Thursday nights and Dom Denton can be contacted on 0488 005 805 for more details.

Netball training will take place on Monday from 6pm and Thursday’s – starting at 6pm for seniors and 5pm for juniors.

Jess McKenzie can be contacted on 0433 709 081 for more information.