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WILLUNGA NEWS

FOOTBALL

The Sturt A grade League football team played a match against a team picked from the Southern Assn. on Monday June 14th at Willunga. It is over 20 years since a League

team has visited this district, and a large crowd gathered to witness the match, which was played as a benefit for the Mc Laren Vale Hospital, which received all profits from the contest. The match proved to be very even and interesting, and it was rather a surprise for the supporters when the Southern Assn. defeated Sturt S— 10 to 6 — 10. The local team had the advantage of the wind in the first quarter, and were the first to score, and at half time were two points ahead. They kept in the lead right through the match. Prior to the game a footballers' Shef field and a long distance kick ing competition took place on the oval. The former was won by a Myponga contestant with Willunga second. L. Binney won the long kick with 73 yards. In the evening the visiting team were entertain ed at a buffet dinner in the Agricultural Hall, which was attended by about 60 football ers. Pies, pasties and after noon tea* were provided on the ground in aid of the hospital by members of the McLaren Vale, McLaren Flat, Pt. Noar lunga and Willunga C.W.A., and a trading table was also conducted on the ground. The Southern Assn. will play the Hills Assn. on July 3rd at the Willunga oval for the Championship of the Southern Group of Associations, and the right to hold the Lovelock Shield for the ensuing twelve months. School Notes A Euchre Tournament in aid of the School Welfare Club was held in the school room on Thursday evening, when there was a fair attendance, with seven tables occupied. Mrs. Bates won the ladies' prize and the gents' prize went to Mr. A. McKinnon. Profits for the evening amounted to £4 10/-. The same committee have arranged to hold weekly dance classes for teenagers in the Parish Hall, and the first of these events, which' was held on Friday evening, was very successful. Mrs. Turner provided music, and the ser vices of an instructor was ob tained to teach the learners, most of whom appeared to be fairly enthusiastic.

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