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The Tennant and District
Times is published by
Jasmin Afianos, 139
Paterson Street, Tennant
Creek NT 0860, and
printed by Peter Baldwin,
Mount Isa Qld 4825.
The Tennant & District
Times is published
by Jasmin Afianos,
139 Paterson Street,
Tennant Creek NT
0860, and printed by
NT News - Darwin
Print Centre, 1
Darwin NT 0800.
THE Department of Sport and Recreation and
Basketball NT are organising the Southern
Basketball Challenge Cup in Tennant Creek
on the undercover courts in Purkiss Reserve
There will be male and female teams from all of the
Local Councils of Central Desert, MacDonnell and
Barkly, including teams from Elliott, Ali Curung and
The finals will be on Sunday 1pm, and there will also
be referee and coaching clinic on Saturday morning. If
anyone is interested in attending the clinics, they can
contact Anyinginyi sport and rec on 8962 1959.
In the local men’s competition, Jalajirrpa leads the
table with 6 wins and have cemented their place on
the top of the ladder.
Barkly Work Camp is in second with Average Joes
Both teams will be in finals action.
Enemy of the State is in fourth position, however
one game below is BRADAAG Bullets and TZZ and
BRADAAG Boys finish of the ladder
Tonight’s basketball games are: BWC up against the
BRADAAG Boys at 5.30pm, then at 6.05pm it’s the
Bullets against Average Joes in which the Bullets need
to win to have a chance to sneak into the finals. Then
the last game of the night is TZZ against Enemy of the
State, with Jalajippa having the bye.
Semi-finals will be on Wednesday 14 December with
the grand final on Friday 16 December.
In the women’s competition, TZZ are on top with 7
points, with Razorbacks close behind on 6 points. third
is Crunchy Nutters and then the Stars.
The next game will be on Monday 12 December, with
the Stars up against TZZ and then it’s Crunchy Nutters
against Razorbacks to see who wins this to go into the
grand final against TZZ on Thursday 15 December.
Good luck to all the Barkly teams in this weekend
Southern Basketball Challenge.
Finals action for
THE final round of cricket in the
Memo Club T20 competition on
Saturday was between Spitfire
Rovers and Devil Marbles, the
winner moving into the grand
final against Dexter Barnes.
With only nine players each, the
Devil Marbles batted first and Tim
Hardingham was in form right from
the opening over.
At drinks, Tim and Jeff Blow (29) had
put on 77 runs.
However, when Hardingham went
for 58, it create a batting collapse with
Dylan Kerrin picking up three wickets
of the bowlers.
Neville Burns (24) provided some
late hitting to get Devil Marbles to a
competitive score of 135.
The Spitfire Rovers batters got off to
a steady start with Matty Blankspoor
(41) hitting boundaries, however when
Blankenspoor went out at drinks, the
Spitfire Rovers were 4 for 65 and the
game was on.
A few more wickets and Devil
Marbles would have been the victors,
but Rynn Stevenson (51*) and Dylan
Kerrin (25*) put on 71 runs to win the
game for the Spitfire Rovers and put
them into the grand final.
In the later game, BOBs came up
against Dexter Barnes, with Dexter
Barnes batting first and started well,
racing to 48 runs after five overs.
In-form bowler Andrew Matthew ar-
rived on the pitch and ripped through
the middle order of Dexter Barnes
picking up four wickets for 24 runs of
his four overs.
Hayden Head provided much need
runs down the order with his 36 not out
to get Dexter Barnes to 134.
BOBs aiming for their first win of the
year needed seven runs an over and got
off to slow start and was 1 for 4 off four
overs, however Chris Wheeler (41) and
Andrew Matthew (59*) built a solid
partnership to bring BOBs home for
their first win of the season.
Tomorrow’s grand final between Dex-
ter Barnes and Spitfire Rovers starts
at 2pm, followed by the presentation.
Spitfires move into
cricket grand final ANYINGINYI social sports of mixed netball,
mixed soccer, women’s and men’s basketball
are at the pointer end of the season with fi-
nals just around the corner.
The mixed netball grand final was played on Monday
night with Bloopers taking on Oreos.
Oreos were off to a great start with Dylan Kerrin
hitting all six goals in the first quarter and the Oreos
defence of Tanya Jones and Steven Lawton keeping
Early in the second quarter, Oreos kept hitting the
goals, however a change in the structure from Bloopers
hit back with five goals to keep them within distance,
with Dee Mason controlling the ball from the middle
to get the ball to David Miles to shoot.
After the half-time break, Oreos kept attacking the
goals, and the Bloopers defence lifted to still keep them
in it, however they need a big last quarter to overrun
the Oreos. The last quarter saw Bloopers score the first
three goals to be only seven down with eight minutes
to play, the Oreos team calmed the situation down with
Sharon Jones scoring three quick goals to give the win
to the Oreos, 24 to 15.
Congratulations to the Oreos and to the individual
award winners of Dylan Kerrin and Dee Mason for best
in the grand final and to Andrew Baker and Leeshay
Gillett for the most valuable player in the competition.
Special thanks to all the umpires, especially to Natasha
Nichols and Abbey Mckenna for umpiring the grand
final. Without umpires there is no competition.
Also to Sports and Rec staff Keara Baker-Storey,
Delaicee Hansen, Tyler Horwood and Dylan Kerrin for
organising the mixed netball competition.
Mixed soccer also concluded on Wednesday night,
with the grand final between Blackstars and Bullants.
Unfortunately at the time this article went to print, no
result could be obtained. Congratulations to both teams
and to all the players and captains for getting together
on Wednesday night for some soccer on the oval.
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