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31 May, 2021

Mareeba hosts Marlin Coast rep carnival

EIGHTEEN in the competition. teams from around the region including Port Douglas, Tully, Innisfail, Cairns, Atherton and Mareeba all travelled to Mareeba on Sunday May 30 for the Fowler’s Group Marlin Coast Regional Representative Carnival.


The Mareeba netball courts were full of teams ranging from Tully to Port Douglas as they hosted the Marlin Coast Regional Representative Carnival

EIGHTEEN teams from around the region including Port Douglas, Tully, Innisfail, Cairns, Atherton and Mareeba all travelled to Mareeba on Sunday May 30 for the Fowler’s Group Marlin Coast Regional Representative Carnival. 

Marlin Coast Netball Academy presented scholarships to players during presentation to support the travel expenses for upcoming events. 

Mareeba Netball Association entered four teams in the carnival U16, U15, U14 and U12. Each team played approximately six games during the day, each were highly competitive. 

Mareeba Netball President Michelle Cifuentes said that this was the first time the carnival was able to be held in two years. 

“It was great to see this level of netball return to Mareeba,” she said. 

“This carnival helps to develop representative teams and prepare them for higher level competition throughout the season.

“It also provided opportunity to develop our umpires, coaches and managers, our association was supported throughout the day by a large group of volunteers who helped to make this event a success.” 

On Saturday June 5 Mareeba Netball will be hosting a round robin mixed netball social competition. 

Mareeba Netball is encouraging people to join in playing netball during this time and provide a fundraising opportunity for their U15 State Age team who will travel to the Sunshine Coast in July.


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