fiona.png
spreads (21).gif

Narooma Lions U16’s Presentation

The Narooma Lions Under 16’s had a tough year due to COVID-19 and the uncertainty of the season going ahead, they were unable to secure a coach until Ben Hardie and Hayden Lang stepped up on the Thursday before their first game. With only 5 boys turning up to training it looked as though the team would be withdrawn from the competition, but the determination and passion shown by the boys was more than enough reason to continue. Over the course of the next few weeks more boys started to turn up to training and most would stay once training had finished to train with the senior teams to improve their skills even further. This was proven in the results of the following games, even though we were unable to come away with a win the margin became closer. In round 8, the last game of the season, from the bounce the Lions came out roaring, kicking more goals in the first quarter than they had kicked all year. The boys had turned up to play, they desperately wanted to get a win. Unfortunately the opposition had more energy left in the tank towards the end of the game and were able to come back and steal the win beating the Lions by less than two goals. 


On Saturday 24th October a short presentation was held at Bill Smyth Oval to present trophies to: Below: Best and Fairest (Mathew Parker)

Below: Runners - Up Best and Fairest (Jacob Sultana and Oscar Newton)

Below: Best Team Player (Oscar Newton)

Below: Coaches Award (Samuel Matters) and

Below: Most Improved (Loic Riboulet “Frenchie”).

The weather, like the season was uncertain in the beginning but the rain held off just long enough for formal proceedings to be completed before pouring down and forcing everyone to hurry back to their cars and head home with enough time to get ready to watch the AFL grand final. 


Thank you to the Narooma Lions Football Club for being so welcoming to all of the new players they recruited for the 2020 season, I know all of us are keen to run around in the Red Blue and Yellow next year.  - Ben Hardie

COMMENTS : Due to the risks associated with comments from unidentified contributors that expose The Beagle to possible legal actions under the NSW Defamation Act 2005 No 77 anonymous or Nom de Plume comments will not be available unless the author is known to the editor by way of a verified email address or by association.

Others who provide their REAL NAME (first name AND Surname) and a verifiable email address (it won't be published) are invited to comment below. (yes it is a pain but please comply - it would be a  shame to see your comment deleted)

Those contributors KNOWN to us and verified may continue to use their First Name or Nom de plume for ease. The primary need for all of this is due to traceability should a legal action arise.

If you need anonymity email us via our normal or encrypted email accounts


Please note that if you are looking for a previous comment that is no longer visible please contact us.