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Undefeated season for Barmera United
Barmera United survived a
scare from Renmark Olympic
to win the Riverland A grade
soccer Top Four Cup at
Barmera on Sunday.
The Pelicans won 4-2, scoring
late goals to seal the win.
Renmark came out firing and
looked like it wanted the win more
Hari Sahota scored an early goal,
before Barmera rebounded with
goals to Marty Barber and Jim
However, Olympic fought back
again, with Sahota getting on the
scoreboard to level the game at
Extra time was on the cards, but
goals to Barber and Fournaros late
in the game sealed an undefeated
season for Barmera.
Barber and Fournaros scored 89
goals between them for the season,
while Sahota finished with 37.
Youngster James Wallace was
named best on ground after a bril-
liant game in defence for Barmera.
Barmera coach Kev Barber said
the final was a great display of skil-
“Today’s game was a very good
thing for our sport here in the
Riverland,” he said. “There was a
huge supporting crowd and it was
very well officiated in the very hot
“No one gave up. To Renmark’s
credit they played an outstanding
“Our discipline was so strong and
it is a very special day.”
Renmark coach Nick Sotiroulis
said Olympic gave it their best
“I am very proud of the boys,,”
“They played an excetional game
and it shows that our club has a very
healthy future, with three under 16s
starting the game.”
Renmark Two won the B grade
cup, beating Barmera Two 3-0.
Renmark Two’s Lenny Gadaleta
named best on ground.
Berri won the open women’s final
A dominant performance from
Stacey Geyer helped the Rangers to
get over the line.
Renmark came out hard early, but
15 minutes into the second half.
Staci Pront scored after some
good teamwork in the midfield.
Victoria Trantalis scored 10 min-
utes later with a good run down the
Ebony Hoffmann and Marnie
Stewart also played well.
Sukhdeep Kahlon put in a good
game for Renmark, using her speed
to intercept runs on goal.
Renmark won the under 16 final
2-1 against Barmera.
Kallan Head was named best on
ground, while Steve Kahlon and
Harry Eleftheriadis were Renmark’s
Barmera’s only goal.
Berri beat Barmera 3-0 in the
under 14 final, with Ranger Jason
Westley named best on ground.
Berri also won the under 12 final,
with Evan Gregoric scoring twice in
the 4-0 victory over Renmark to be
named best on ground.
Berri 2 d Renmark 0.
BOG: Stacey Geyer (B).
Goals: Berri – S. Pontt, V. Trantalis.
Renmark – nil.
Barmera United 4 Renmark Olympic
BOG: James Wallace (BU).
Goals: Barmera United – M . Barber, J.
Fournaros 2. Renmark Olympic – H .
Renmark 3 d Barmera 0.
BOG: Lenny Gadaleta (R).
Goals: Renmark – L. Gadaleta 2, I. Iqbal.
Barmera – nil.
Renmark 2 d Barmera 1.
BOG: Kallan Head (R).
Goals: Renmark – S. Kahlon, H.
Eleftheriadis. Barmera – N. Kostantakis.
Berri 3 d Barmera 0.
BOG: Jason Westley (Berri)
Goals: Berri – J. Hoffmann 2, A. Zahos.
Barmera – nil.
Berri 4 d Renmark 0.
BOG: Evan Gregoric (B).
Goals: Berri – E. Gregoric 2, A.
Vrastaminos, own goal. Renmark – nil.
Large turnout for kart
The Loxton Kart Club held their
Club Championships on Sunday,
with over 190 nominations.
Many fields ran at capacity, with driv-
ers keen to get their eye for the next
meet, which will be the National Dirt
The club championships saw a good
mix of locals and visitors take part and
proving that competition will be heated
at the national titles, with quality racing
Junior Light – E. Suusaar, M. Ludwig, C.
McDonough. Junior Heavy – J. Kervers, R.
Furler, L. McDonough. “J” Open – K. Lambe,
J. Sharman, A. Allchin. KT Light – J. Caruso,
C. Lutze, T. Noakes. KT Medium – J. Caruso,
J. Raynor, T English. KT Heavy – B. Billing,
B. Stell, D. Hartman. Statesman – J. Pfieler
(Snr), L. Furler, T. Connor. KT Twin – J.
Raynor, D. Wagner, B. Connor. 125 Light – B.
Brown, B. Hammond, J. Heinrich. 125 Heavy –
B. Hembling, K. Falland, B. Stephens. Outlaw
– B. Alexander, J. Robinson, B. Morgan. 100
Open – D. Wenske, B. Billing, J. Ryan. 200
Open – K. Manuel, R. Cortilizes, B. Connor.
Loxton RSL into grand final
Loxton RSL advanced
to the Riverland Darts
grand final with a hard
fought 8-7 win over minor
premier Waikerie Club in
the second semi-final last
Scores were locked at 6-6
going into the doubles with
both teams needing two dou-
bles to win.
Waikerie won the first dou-
bles, then RSL the second
doubles to level it at seven all
going into the last doubles.
The third doubles went to the
full three legs with RSL able to
clean peg to claim the win.
Shaun Pankhurst was excel-
lent for RSL.
In the first semi final,
Renmark RC Ones defeated
Barmera Rooshooters 8-nil.
Renmark will now play
Waikerie Club at the Barmera
Monach Football Club on
Thursday night to see who will
play Loxton RSL in the grand
Renmark will have to play
top darts like last Thursday to
defeat Waikerie. With teams
evenly mathced, it would be
too hard to pick a winner.
Loxton RSL 8 (S. Pankhurst 140 x
4, 121, 100 x 3, J. Willett 140, 125,
114, 100 x 6, A. Bourn 140, 100, R.
Martin 123, 100 x 2, T. Smith 120,
94 peg out, A. Hargreaves 100 x
4) defeated Waikerie Club 7 (S.
McKinnon 140 x 2, 100, D. Parfitt
140, 125, 123, 100 x 2, J. Smith
140, 123, 100 x 4, V. King 140, 100
x 2, 116 peg out, D. Watkins 100 x
6, E. Walters 100 x 5).
Renmark R C Ones 8 defeated
North netballers recognised at awards night
The Loxton North Netball Club
held their night of nights on Friday,
honouring their standout players.
Players from the club, along with life
members, family, friends and supporters,
gathered at the Loxton North Sports Club
for the event.
Ellie Thomas won the A1 best and fair-
est award, while Hana Learhinan was
Courtney Proud was award the best and
fairest trophy for the A2 side, while Kerri
Hutchinson was runner up.
Jordy Jachmann edged out Hana
Learhinan for the 17A top prize, with
both having a successful season in the A1
The 15A best and fairest awarded was
presented to Ella Schutz, while Courtney
Tschirpig was awarded runner-up.
This year, the Loxton North Netball
Club introduced the Fay Hallam Memorial
Trophy, in recognition of the late Fay
The annual trophy will be presented to
a dedicated member of the Loxton North
Netball Club throughout the season as of
Loxton North’s Karina Tschirpig won
the award this year, for her service to the
A1 – B&F: Ellie Thomas; RU: Hana Learhinan.
A2 – B&F: Courtney Proud; RU: Kerri
A3 – B&F: Jenna Barry; RU: Abby Pavlich.
B1 – B&F: Jess McPherson. RU: Chels St
B3 – B&F: Karen Inglis; RU: Julie Falland.
C1 – B&F: Kirsty Nugent; RU: Caitlin
C2 – B&F: Alana Cook; RU: Amanda
17A – B&F: Jordy Jachmann; RU: Hana
17B – B&F: Ebony Lange; RU: Kailey
17C – B&F: Chantelle Kaesler; RU: Zoe
15A – B&F: Ella Schutz; RU: Courtney
15B2 – B&F: Meg Schutz; RU: Brooke Wilksch.
15C1 – B&F: Delaney Leuth; RU: Georgy
JUNIOR GRADE TROPHY WINNERS – (from left), back: Kailey Waechter, Ebony
Lange, Chantel Gray, Courtney Tschirpig, Chantelle Kaesler and Zoe Vaughan. Middle:
Delaney Lueth, Brooke Wilksch, Meg Schultz, Ella Schultz and Jordy Jachmann. Front:
Hana Learhinan. Absent: Georgy Grummet.
SENIOR GRADE TROPHY WINNERS – (from left), back: Kerri Hutchinson, Ellie Thomas,
Caitlin McConnell and Coutrney Proud. Middle: Jess McPherson, Julie Falland, Jenna Barry
and Karen Inglis. Front: Chels St Clair, Kirsty Nugent, Hana Learhinan and Abby Pavlich.
Karina Tschirpig was awarded the Fay Hallam
Memorial Trophy by Vern Hallam at the Loxton
North Netball Club presentation night on Friday.
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