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Net growth!

Back row, from left to right: Maddyn White, Hayley Giliberto, Sarah Sheahan, Kelly Solari Front row: Jess Castellani, Alissa Carey, Shae Phillips (absent – Sophie Parker) Mascot: Mikey Solari

TEN months is a long time in the life of a young athlete.And when her young charges returned to training last night – for the first time since last September – coach Maddyn White noted a change.Former state-league player White, who manages the Cyclones’ under-12s, said: ‘It was amazing seeing how much they had grown.’I’ve noticed a significant development in their footwork, ball skills and physical stature’.Many junior netballers are now back in training after a Covid-enforced lay-off.Herbert River Netball Association President White (25) added: ‘It’s taken us a while to get the plans approved.’I have to say a huge thank you to the committee for all their efforts behind the scenes to get us back into training.’Hopefully we can get even more teams back after the holidays’.White was part of the Cyclones team that was crowned Herbert River A1 netball league champions last season. The side are pictured with their trophies.

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