Weekly News Bulletin – 30 March 2015

Apr 5, 2015 in Weekly News Bulletin by

Congratulations to Will Brighton on winning the gold medal in the Under 19 years 2km run at the Queensland State Titles held at Maroochydore last weekend. A great reward for a season of hard training! The Yamba Under 23 years boat crew of Andrew Bell, Vince Bolton, Isaac Brotherson, Josh Ryan and sweep Rod McSkimming rowed well and just missed out on the medals finishing fifth in their final.Created with Nokia Smart Cam

Will Brighton, Gold medal Winner in the Under19 years 2km run at Queensland State Titles 2015

A number of club members competed in the Coffs Harbour Ocean Swim on Sunday with great results. Congratulations to Bobbie Winger, first in 60/69 yrs female 2km swim, Jim Dougherty, first in 60/69 yrs male 600m and 2km swims, Will Pitkin, fourth in 12/15 yrs male 600m swim, Gracie Pitkin, fourth in 11/14 yrs female 300m swim and Jorden Elabbasi, third in 11/14 yrs male 300m swim.

Jim D at Coffs swim 2015

Jim Dougherty crossing the finish line of the 2K Swim at Coffs Harbour, 29 March 2015

Yamba SLSC girls and ladies Finz swimwear is currently available from the club at the greatly reduced price of $30 from now until the Anzac weekend. Get in quick while most sizes are still available! Please contact the club during office hours.

It was a great celebration of all our Nippers achievements last Saturday afternoon at the end of season presentation with over 150 awards being presented for education, best and fairest, encouragement, and age champions. Congratulations to everyone! The major awards went to Malik Elabbasi for Team Person of the season, Raeyah Kapeen for Best and Fairest, and Kalani Ives for Water Events Champion, Beach Events Champion and Overall Junior Sports Person of the Season.

Yamba SLSC meat raffles are on every Saturday evening at the Yamba Golf and Country Club. John Barnier, Sachie Ardrey and Keith Bradley will be selling tickets from 5:30pm with the draw staring at 6:30pm. With 33 meat trays up for grabs, come along and try you luck!

Yamba Surf Club bar is open every Sunday afternoon 3-6pm. With a great range of cold drinks, fantastic views and football playing on the TV it’s a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon!

Thank you to our volunteer patrols who continue to monitor Main Beach in all conditions. Patrols for this Easter long weekend are:

Friday 3rd 9-12.30pm Patrol 4- Phil Kelly, Ray O’Brien, Caitlin O’Mahony, Mike Smith, Jo King, Leah Essex, Erin Johns. Mitchell Johns.

Friday 3rd 12.30-4pm Patrol 5- Andrew Cumberland, Chris Bonner, Wayne Ringland, Brendan Watkins, Stephen Morfett, Caleb Watkins, Jaydan Watkins, Tristan Watkins, Alicia Cumberland.

Saturday 4th 9-12.30pm Patrol 6- Roger Varcoe, Will Brighton, Brendan O’Mahony, James Browne, Sam Kapeen, Marc Adamson, Eleanor Varcoe, Lizzy Hyne, Vincent Bolton, Zac Brotherson, Tim Berry, Chris Moran.

Saturday 4th 12.30-4pm Patrol 7- Brent Sahlqvist, Josh Ryan, Joe Dougherty, Andrew Bell, Joe O’Keefe, Zac Robison, Cassie Maria, Angela Eke, Hannah Smith, Josh Robinson, Billy Holloway, Morgan Holloway, Lee Everett, Alex Robinson, Rory Frazer.

Sunday 5th 9-12.30pm Patrol 8- Pat Ridgway, Jim Wheeler, Linda Horton, Caitlin Cooney, Patrick De Billot, Ed McGrath, Helmut Klein, Sue-Ellen Hyne, Melinda Whitehouse, Colleen Hage, Chelsea Bridges, Emmerson Anderson.

Sunday 5th 12.30-4pm Patrol 9- Harry Fahey, Kealy Day, Jack Morrissey, Marty Rose, Chloe Willemsen, Rachel Fahey, Lucy Bindon, Rhys Comerford, Tarni Forbes, Will Pitkin, Charlie Bindon, Taylah Sutherland.

Monday 6th 9-12.30 Patrol 10- Andrew Morris, Tony McFarlane, James Brodin, Teagan McFarlane, Sally Gilbert, Bella Gilbert, Ben Webster, Darby Essex, Elaina Cormick, Brianna McFarlane, Todd Ives, Lachlan McFarlane, Max Gilbert.

Monday 6th 12.30-4pm Patrol 1- James Ryan, Sean Leonard, Nick Plummer, Kerry Lee, Thomas Dougherty, Noah Hodgson, Deborah Morfett, Jack Leonard, Jack Brighton, Shannon Colwell.

Yamba SLSC thanks all their sponsors for their continued support. Sponsors for the 2014/15 season are Gold – Elders Real Estate Yamba, Clarence Valley Council, Yamba Golf & Country Club; Silver – Waratah Constructions, Westlawn Finance, Yamba Shores Tavern, The Yulgilbar Foundation, Coopers Premium Beverages, Pacific Hotel, The Northern Network, Yamba Bowling Club; Bronze – Harwood Hotel, Clarence Valley Review, Maclean Variety Meats, Belinda’s Store, The Daily Examiner, Yamba Lions, Yamba Rotary, Radio 2GF, Coastal Views.

The 2014/15 Yamba Nipper sponsors are Yamba Flooring Xtra, SunSense Sunscreen, Stand Up Paddleboards Yamba, SeaFire Restaurant @ Yamba Golf & Country Club, Sassafras Pasta and Pizza Restaurant, Yamba Physiotherapy, Signcraft, Maclean Variety Meats and Back Home Bakery.

All club information, including newsletters, membership details, training courses and coming events, is available on the website yambaslsc.com.au

The club office is open on Monday 9am-12 noon, Tuesday 2:30pm- 5:30pm and Friday 10am – 2pm.