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Squash teams heading to national champs


Five Surf City Squash teams will head off around the country this week to compete for a national championship.

The B Grade men's team go to Palmerston North, the C Grade men and women go to Napier, and the F Grade men and women go to Morrinsville.

In June these teams won the right to represent the Eastern District, and they have been training hard for these events since then.

Surf City Squash president Daniel Newman said the club was excited to be sending away a large number of representatives to the championship events.

The club also appreciated the shirt sponsorship from Property Brokers.


Teams are —

B Grade men (to Palmerston North): John Van Velzen, Matt Ross, Jacque Davis, Tom Harbott and Carl Newman.

C Grade men (to Napier): Michael Newman (manager), Matt Tietjen, Torin Donnelly, Daniel Newman, Jonny Hardie, Jamie Brodie, James White, Adam Brodie.

C Grade women (to Napier): Avon Moleta (manager), Catherine Harbott, Aana Donnelly, Raewyn Ross, Casey Miller, Kate Richards, Paige Bentley.

F Grade men (to Morrinsville): Matt Pennell (manager), Jereme Taylor, Jarrod Carter, Simon Bunyan, Connor Fahey, Ky Bartlett.

F Grade women (to Morrinsville): Willie Donnelly (manager), Bella Symour-Manuel, Maia Hogarth, Rose Reiri, Florence Faulks, Lane Bartlett.