Bellinger Valley Braves win 2018 John Martin NSW Country Tournament

CCL Winners 16s Girls. Back - Shane Dunlop, Grace Moran, Sydney Stroud, Madison Howarth, Kerry Howarth (Manager), Jess Cumming ,Karlee Howarth, Will Bowden (Assistant Coach). Front - Bella O’Donnell, Kaylah Thompson, Kelly Bowden
CCL Winners 16s Girls. Back - Shane Dunlop, Grace Moran, Sydney Stroud, Madison Howarth, Kerry Howarth (Manager), Jess Cumming ,Karlee Howarth, Will Bowden (Assistant Coach). Front - Bella O’Donnell, Kaylah Thompson, Kelly Bowden

Bellinger Valley Braves 16s girls and 14s boys Country Championship League teams went to Gosford on the June long weekend to play in the annual 2018 John Martin NSW Country Tournament.

The 16s girls Country Championship League (CCL) were hugely successful playing in Division 2 against Gosford, Batemans Bay, Maitland then qualifying for finals. 

The girls went through undefeated, winning the NSW Country Championship against Bathurst in a tough and physical game, with the final score of 28 – 25..

Karlee Howarth was awarded Most Valuable Player. 

The 14s boys were qualifying to go to the next level of CCL and played Gosford, Maitland, Albury and Lithgow.

They lost to all by a small margin but the boys fought hard, played well and had a brilliant win against Western Reds 67-32, coming in at fifth place.

Both teams had many great moments throughout the competition with great team spirit, encouragement and lots of teamwork..