Medowie Netball Club raised funds to support women with ovarian cancer

Zahli Olding, Holly Olding, Holly Boatswain, Montana Olding, and Emily Boatswain.
Zahli Olding, Holly Olding, Holly Boatswain, Montana Olding, and Emily Boatswain.


FOR the first time since 2015 twilight netball returned to Medowie this year.

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The social competition attracted over 300 players and 38 teams.

The competition included junior girls, senior girls, and mixed teams.

While a large majority of the players were from Medowie, others came from Raymond Terrace, Dungog, Seaham amd Nelson Bay.

Run over eight weeks the twilight netball showcased the new Medowie Netball Club courts.

Medowie Netball Club Publicity Officer Ms Kerrie Whitty said, “Twilight was great for the Medowie community and there were lots of happy faces each week.”

The last round of the season ended on a high with a fundraiser sausage sizzle.

Funds were raised to support women with ovarian cancer.

In particular a local Medowie resident and friend of the netball club, who lives with this disease was close to everyone’s hearts on the day.

Everyone was encouraged to wear teal on the night and give a gold coin donation in exchange for cupcakes and sausage sandwiches.

The evening was a wonderful success raising $300 to support women with ovarian cancer.

President of the Medowie Netball Club, Ms Cheryl Smith said, “A special mentions go to the Dream Team who donated their left over umpire money, to Jeff Endresz who cooked the sausage sizzle, and the AFL club for the use of the BBQ.”


By Kelly MAY

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