Sports Shorts: Fingal Beach surf club are gearing up for another busy season, and TreX Port Stephens

Hunter Junior Rugby Union have the girls’ sevens tournament on over four rounds for under-15s and under-17 players.

BACK: TreX Port Stephens – which includes Tomaree Trail Run Festival and TreX Cross Triathlon Series – returns to the Bay on the weekend of September 22-23.

BACK: TreX Port Stephens – which includes Tomaree Trail Run Festival and TreX Cross Triathlon Series – returns to the Bay on the weekend of September 22-23.

On Friday night Nelson Bay Gropers hosted over 300 players on two Nelson Bay sports grounds.

The competition was keen with the Bay’s under-15 team in good form winning both their games against Easts and Maitland. Speedsters Stella Compton and Grace Hewitt provided the spark.

The 17 girls were impressive with a strong win over Wanderers before losing to a slick Hamilton team.

Emily Freeman played well.

The final round is this Friday night.

Fingal Beach surf club are gearing up for another busy season.

The surf lifesaving club will hold information sessions for new and returning members at the clubhouse on Sunday, September 23 from 10am to noon.

Registrations has begun online for the 2018/19 season.

The club will help host TreX Port Stephens – which includes Tomaree Trail Run Festival and TreX Cross Triathlon Series –  on the weekend of September 22 and 23.

The Port Stephens round of the TreX triathlon on Saturday will attract a quality field with the Fingal club calling for volunteers to provide assistance with water safety, first aid and, course, marshals.

One Fingal competitor will be former elite Sydney soccer representative Stuart Lowrie who still has the competitive urge at the age 42.

This is a unique event for the club. If you can help contact event coordinator Steve Westcott. 

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