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The Northern Territory news Sat 7 Aug 2010



The Northern Territory news Sat 7 Aug 2010

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Community newspapers -- Northern Territory -- Darwin; Australian newspapers -- Northern Territory -- Darwin

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Nationwide News Pty. Limited

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60(TOTAL PAGES 160) NT NEWS. Saturday, August 7, 2010. www.ntnews.com.au P U B : N T N E W S D A T E : 7 -A U G -2 0 1 0 P A G E : 6 0 C O L O R : C M Y K 56 58 HOTTON TAKES CHARGE OF TIWIS 57 WALLABIES FACING BLEDISLOE AGONY NT STRIKES GRAND WIN CARLTON BACK IN CONTENTION P58 Sharks lose bite University club facing extinction RUGBY LEAGUE By JESSWEBSTER THE 2010 Darwin Rugby League season could be the University Sharks last. The 37-year old club is facing oblivion according to club president Heather Criddle, who says pretty much everything is wrong with the club. Its got to the point now where unless people come forward and help out there isnt going to be a 2011 for Uni Sharks, she said. I wash the jerseys, I buy the ice, I buy the strapping tape, the whole lot besides obviously coaching and run ning out on the field. Ive tried ringing around, Ive tried going through connections but nothing has gotten me anywhere. The club nearly folded at their annual general meeting prior to the 2010 campaign, but were able to fill the roles of president, vice-president and secretary to enable the side to play this season. But Criddle (pictured) was soon forced to take over all duties due to a lack of commitment from those volunteers. On the field, the Sharks have far less problems. After winning the premiership in 2007, the club has finished third and runners-up in the last two seasons. We have it on the field, we ContinuedPage 55

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