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This happy group of Supergroms participated in Phillip Island Boardriders
Club’s third event of the season held at YCW beach recently.
THE Phillip Island Boardriders Club
held its third Supergroms event on
Sunday, March 13.
In the good conditions the kids hit
the water, with some really great clean
waves once again.
After the event the PIBC clubrooms
was the place to be for the Supergroms
barbecue at 5pm and presentation.
PIBC would like to thank major spon-
sor Woolamai House.
Woolamai House is also sponsoring a
number of other junior developments
programs throughout the club.
The Supergroms program is for kids
aged from five to 14 years and aims to
help young surfers and their families
get involved in surfing in a fun and in-
The program is held over six week-
ends between October and March, at
one of the Island’s most popular beach-
There is an equal mix of girls and
boys involved in the program and all
standards of surfer, from complete be-
ginners, are encouraged to participate.
For further details about the
2016/2017 season, call Michelle Finch-
er on 5956 6017.
the waves at YCW
PHILLIP Island’s Joe
Van Dijk has taken out
his second consecutive
Play it Safe by the Water
Junior Challenge at Bells
The powerful natural
footer was on fire all day
on the weekend surfing
multiple heats in both
this event and the Pre -
miers Active April Trials.
In a wave - starved final,
Van Dijk was able to lock
in a heat total of 12.27
ahead of Tane Bowden
(Jan Juc) who placed in
second on 11.26 points.
“ I ’m pretty happy. This
is the last year I can com-
pete in the event so it’s
nice to win it again,” said
“ I had surfed five times
already and was so tired
in the final so I was lucky
to get a couple of waves.”
Placing in third was
Tully Wylie (Jan Juc)
who finished on a heat
total of 6.17 .
In fourth was Billy Har-
rison (Barwon Heads) on
The Play it Safe by
the Water Junior chal-
lenge aims to increase
awareness of the risks
of drowning amongst
males. It also aims to
empower surfers to help
rescue swimmers who
may be in trouble.
“Where I come from it
can be quite dangerous
and I have had to rescues
some swimmers who get
caught in rips, ” said Joe.
The Play it Safe by the
Water Junior Challenge
is funded via the Victo -
rian Governments Water
Safety Initiative, Play it
Safe by the Water and
supported by Surfing
Phillip Island’s Joe Van Dijk has taken out his second consecutive Play it Safe
by the Water Junior Challenge at Bells Beach. Photo Credit Cahill Bell-Warren.
Joe takes out challenge
NINE students from Cowes
Primary School travelled to Sale
swimming pool to participate in
the regional Gippsland Swim-
ming Carnival on Thursday,
Five of these students duelled in
the pool in individual events with
Hannah Simmons and Ky Kleeven
racing two events each and Jack
Huther, Matilda Grace and Jorja
Newman all swimming one event
Cowes competed in three relay
The girls and boys open medley
relay teams did an amazing job
coming sixth and seventh respec-
The 11 year old girls’ 4 x 50 me-
tre freestyle relay came first by an
outstanding 14 seconds to their
The team consisted of Jorja New-
man, Daniella Mascaros, Matilda
Grace and Hannah Simmons.
These girls will contest the State
finals at Melbourne Sports and
Aquatic Centre (MSAC), on Tues-
day, April 19.
Cowes students shine at regional swimming
Cowes Primary School students Matilda Grace, Hannah Simmons, Jorja Newman and Daniella Masca-
ros were first in the Under 11 girls’ 50 metre freestyle relay at the Gippsland Swimming carnival, held at
Sale last week. The girls will now contest the State finals to be held at MSAC next month.
ON what was a perfect autumn day
the Phillip Island Football ‘Eddie Do-
cherty Golf Cup’ was held on the mag-
nificent Aussie Golf Ranch course.
Men’s stroke winner was Billy
Haslett 21, from Jack Taylor on the
first play-off hole.
Ladies stroke winner was Gabby
Forsyth 21 with Lisa Walker run-
NTP: 1st Mark Hill, 5th Mary Tay-
lor, 7th Jack Taylor.
The Phillip Island Football Net-
ball Club would like to thank Lisa
and Rohan Walker, from Aussie
Golf Ranch) and the Phillip Island
RSL for their generous support on
what was a terrific day had by all.
Deepest condolences to Billy Has-
lett whose father Len passed away
on Sunday after a long illness.
Perfect day for Eddie Docherty Cup
Peter DeKufel, Graham Niven, Glenn Marshall, Rohan Walker, Gerald Taylor, Mary Taylor, and Carol Ham-
ilton were among the many golfers who participated in the annual Phillip Island Football Netball Club Eddie
Docherty Cup, held at the Aussie Golf Ranch on Sunday.
GREAT weather conditions and en-
thusiastic participation saw plenty of re-
cords set at the Newhaven College athlet-
ics sports last week.
Girls U/11 Long Jump – Amaia Beau-
Girls U/11 Javelin – Ahlee Penry,
Girls U/12 400m – Poppy Corbett,
Boys U/12 Long Jump – Huon Bould,
Girls U/13 200m – Ella Osborne, 30.36
Girls U/13 Long Jump – Ella Osborne,
Girls U/14 High Jump – Rachel Aitken,
Girls U/14 Long Jump – Faith Hollyo-
Boys U/15 High Jump – Aiden Box,
Girls U/16 Triple Jump – Taylah Cook,
Girls U/17 Long Jump – Alyse Brusa-
Girls U/17 Triple Jump – Alyse Brusa-
Boys U/17 High Jump – Toby Heislers,
Boys U/17 Discus – David Bulbulian,
Girls – U/11 Ahlee Penry and Isla Cous-
ins; U/12 Ivy Hunter; U/13 Shontelle
O’Connor; U/14 Kiara McJames-Court;
U/15 Sophie Allen; U/16 Bridget Lowe;
U/17 Alyse Brusamarello and U/21 Gen-
Boys – U/11 Jamie Liatos; U/12 Mat-
thew Nicholson; U/13 Alex Maxwell; U/14
Liam Turner; U/15 Alexander McMahon;
U/16 Riley Coleman; U/17 Jye Clark and
U/21 Xavier Hughes.
The winners of each will now go on to
compete at the South East Independent
School Athletics Carnival at Casey Fields
on April 28.
Abigail McCulloch clears the bar with ease on her way to equal first place with
Jordane Dobson in the U/12 Girls High Jump at the Newhaven College sports.
Both girls cleared 1.05m.
middle school athletics
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