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Katherine Times Wed 24 Jan 2018



Katherine Times Wed 24 Jan 2018


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Australian newspapers -- Northern Territory -- Katherine; Katherine (N.T.) -- Newspapers

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North Australian News for Katherine Times

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Wednesday January 24, 2018KATHERINETIMES24 katherinetimes.com.au twitter.com/katherinetimesfacebook.com/KatherineTimes A tough run on the road ITWILLbea tough runhome for the Big River Hawks after a thumping at the hands of Wanderers in Darwin on Sunday. Monsoon rains blew across Gardens Oval to make conditions difficult although good skills were still on display. The Hawks Under 18 Boys have been dealt a poor hand with a late withdrawal of a Darwin teammeaning home games in Katherine are a rarity. The Hawks have four games left in their season to challenge for the finals. The girls Hawks team played in the second match on Sunday and was also well beaten. Meanwhile, Katherine will host AFL powerhouse Hawthorn Football Club at a community camp in the town next month. The community camp will be held between February 15-18 in Katherine. The Hawks are forging a strong bond with Katherine after a visit from their high profile coach Alistair Clarkson recently. Hawks star forward and NT talent Cyril Rioli is a favourite of Katherine fans. The Hawks say a small group of players will travel here from February 15-18, continuing the important work with Aboriginal communities the club has maintained over several years. Hawthorn, Collingwood and Melbourne Football Clubs will also be travelling to the Northern Territory in 2018 for their AFL Community Camps. The Collingwood Football Club is heading to Tennant Creek in the Barkly region from February 4 - 8. Melbourne Football Club is going to Alice Springs on February 22 and 23. AFL general manager game development, Andrew Dillon, said the AFL Community Camps are an essential part of the AFL calendar which recognises the importance of grassroots football and the community in Australias game. The AFL Community Camps allow us to give back to the community for their love and support of our game,Mr Dillon said. The AFL Community Camps are a great opportunity for fans to have access to their favourite players, regardless of how far they live. During the 2017 AFL Community camps, 120,363 school students had visits from the AFL with 742 schools visited and many students also participating in super clinics. BY CHRIS MCLENNAN TOUGH DAY: It was a tough day in the office for the Big River Hawks in Darwin on Sunday, meeting a rampant Wanderers in full stride. Hawthorn,CollingwoodandMelbourne Football Clubs will also be travelling to the Northern Territory in 2018 for their AFL Community Camps. #SPORT### MUAY THAI PAGE 23 Locals head to Australian championships 1300 792 698 TwitchingLure.com.auORDER BYPHONE ORDERONLINE FREE DELIVERY ONLINE enter TL-AC1 at checkout RECHARGEABLE TWITCHING LURE Youll catch as many as the Pros Rob Paxevanos Fishing Expert and Presenter Fishing Australia They HEAR it, they SEE it they FEEL it, they BITE it! The Rechargeable Twitching Lure takes the guess work out of fishing using Vibra-Strike technology. This triggers the DNA-programming in fish that signals them to strike! Fish cant resist the twitching action. They bite whether theyre hungry or not! Twitches, flashes & buzzes in water to mimic wounded bait fish Vibra-Strike technology triggers instinct to strike Charges in minutes Lights up in the dark Sharp mustad hooks Works for day/night fishing, lake, stream and surf Try it for yourself and if you dont catch a fish with your very first cast, send it back within 30 days for a FULL REFUND of the product price. BUY 1 GET 1 ONLY 5 x $9.99 ($49.95) + $9.95 p&h