There was a somewhat poignant moment at the Upper Clutha Netball Awards event last Thursday evening (August 29) when Yvonne Brew and Teresa Alexander ‘retired’ from the Netball Upper Clutha executive team and committee. Between the two, they have served more than 52 years for netball in Wanaka. Brew has also been involved with Otago Country, along with the Southern Zone, and was honoured by Netball New Zealand in 2014 with a Service Award presented in Hamilton.
Netball Upper Clutha presented the prestigious Allum Cup Award to both women. The Allum Cup is the foremost award and is given each year to the person deemed by the committee to have contributed most to netball throughout the previous twelve months.
In other news, last Friday saw the Intermediate Prize Giving held at Mount Aspiring College. Results are as follows:
Tarras Trophy for points—Mac Stars.
Lioness Cup for most improved player—Chilli Papai.
Parry Cup for etiquette—Mac Tactix, Mac Magic, Holy Family Sparks.
Alexander Trophy for goals—Mac Star.
McRae family for outstanding player—Millie East.
Netball Upper Clutha Intermediate Plate Grade—Mac Steel.