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FLOATING IT: LSA
Joel Young floats
over a section
in the inaugural
competition at Secret
Harbour in Western
Photo: ABIS Brad Darvill
LEUT Samantha Dudley
THE Navy Surfriders Association -- West
Chapter held its inaugural monthly sur-
friders' competition on July 10 at Surf
Beach, Secret Harbour in Western
The competition included male and
female competitors, and was open to a
variety of surfing disciplines including
long, short, stand up paddleboard and
Surfers of all standards were encour-
aged to attend with a final turnout of
15 braving the chilly weather to catch a
wave. "A solid south-west ground swell
in the one to one and a half metre range
greeted competitors, with the first heat
starting at 8.15am," event coordinator
CPOPT Roger Roy said.
"A tough paddle out and barrelling
waves made wave selection critical.
"There were some spectacular wipe-
outs and skilful barrel riding techniques
displayed by LS Reece Menzies.
Serving members seeking more information can
contact CPOPT Roger Roy.
Surf rises in the West for inaugural competition
ON THE BALL: AB Ben Wilkin dribbles around LAC Kevin O'Sullivan during the NSW Interservice Basketball
Championships at Randwick Barracks in Sydney.
Photo: ABIS Sarah Ebsworth
SOME of them might have been stran-
gers, but that didn't stop the Navy
men's team from pushing the well-
drilled RAAF Base Williamtown
at the NSW Interservice Basketball
Navy, with captain-coach AB
Benjamin Wilkin at the helm,
came within two points of beating
Williamtown in the preliminary round-
robin and led by five points at half-time
in the final, before losing 83-68.
"I thought we came together really
well as a team," AB Wilkin said.
"Williamtown train and play togeth-
er a fair bit, but most of our team met
for the first time at the tournament.
So to make it to the final was a great
achievement in itself."
The players came mainly from
HMAS Kuttabul but also from HMAS
Penguin and even Holsworthy for the
tournament at Randwick Barracks from
By their third game against
Williamtown, the Navy players were
combining well, losing that game in a
That game wasn't fully timed -- the
clock didn't stop during play -- and
AB Wilkin said the Navy players were
hopeful they would be able to grind the
opposition down in a longer game. Alas,
it wasn't to be.
SMNCD Brett Dale was one of
Navy's best players, along with LSCD
Nicholas Clancey and ABET Daniel
SMN Dale, a point guard/shooting
guard, was a key link man in the team,
creating opportunities for others.
Navy was one of four teams in the
In the other final, Richmond defeat-
ed Army 76-70 to decide the third and
Navy formed a composite team with
Army and the Australian Public Service
in the women's competition.
They played the best-of-three
games. The first was a 35-35 tie, Army/
Navy/APS team won the second game
by two points, 30-28, and Air Force
won the last 39-26 to take the title.
Next on the agenda for ADF basket-
ball is the national combined services
basketball championships, also sched-
uled to be held at Randwick Barracks in
The NSW teams are yet to be select-
ed but training is already under way.
LS Reece Menzies
LS Amanda Aldridge
AB Tim Harrison
AB Tim Harrison
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