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21 Jun Interclub 1 2019

Interclub Series

We enjoyed a very successful Interclub 1 on the 28th of June. Kingfishers finished second thanks to being able to enter three relay teams! Just one more male swimmer and we could have had 4 teams. So remember—every swimmer helps!

Interclub 1 2019

Kingfishers swimmers at Interclub 1 2019

Come along to Interclub 2 on the 14th of July and support our club. Don’t forget to nominate by the 28th of June.

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3 Oct

Swimmer of the Month

Congratulations to Bernadette Spears – Swimmer of the Month (Training) for September.  To qualify Bernadette attended training over 6 times for the month.  Altogether 8 swimmers attended 6 or more training sessions in September.  Bernadette is pictured with Helen Haberfield receiving her award.  With training back at Waterworld we are hoping for an increase in numbers at training and all those attending over 6 sessions will go in the draw for the October award.

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23 Sep

TTG benefits from Gov. Grant

A big THANK YOU to the Government of South Australia Office for Recreation and Sport.

The Tea Tree Gully Kingfishers Master Swimming Club was excited to receive a grant in Round 43 of the Active Club Program for a total of $5500.

This was to assist with Program and/or Equipment Funding.

We started with a NEW LOGO, a modern contemporary look to our beloved Kingfisher.

Then an overall revamp with the new logo.

A new website: ttgmastersswimming.com

New banners, magnetic posters, brochures etc. Finally, a great new club shirt!

We actively participated in an Active Aging promotion month last October at the ARC, home base for our winter training. We were able to pay for a coach to help and support many new swimmers in that time.  We are grateful and ecstatic with our new look!

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18 Sep

Women achieve state record

TTG Kingfishers women achieved a State Record at Interclub 4.  Rachel Thorpe, Angela Vas, Ros Gumbys and Helen Haberfield.  Well done.

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11 Sep

TTG finishes 2nd in Interclub 4

TTG Kingfishers finished 2nd in Interclub #4 – Relays.  A great effort.  Three State Records were achieved – congratulations to the team members.  Kingfishers finished Runner up in the Interclub Series which has now concluded.  Well done everyone.

 

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23 Jul

Rosalind Gumbys Achieves Maximum Score in Endurance 1000

Rosalind Gumbys effort in achieving the maximum score in the 2017 Endurance 1000 was recognised at Interclub 1 with presentation of her Certificate by Phil Beames. Her 62 swims enabled Ros to be joint winner in her age group in Australia and highest point score winner in South Australia. This is the first time the maximum score has been achieved in South Australia. Well done Ros and thanks to Des for all the timing.

     

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30 Apr

The Kingfishers Play Lawn Bowls

On 30 April we had a really great social event showing off our fantastic bowling styles. It was easy to see why we are swimmers and not bowlers.

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21 Mar

Rosalind Gumbys Achieves Maximum Score in Endurance 1000

Congratulations Rosalind for achieving the maximum possible score in the Endurance 1000 in 2017. Her 62 swims enabled Ros to be joint winner in her age group in Australia and highest point score winner in South Australia. This is the first time the maximum score has been achieved in South Australia. Ros’ efforts were acknowledged at the Club Annual Dinner and Presentation Night.

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27 Feb

2016 Membership

2016 fees are now due. Please go to the SA branch website to renew.
www.mastersswimmingsa.org.au

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Presentation Night

Congratulations to the following club members who received awards at the Presentation Dinner:

John Digance Trophy – Janice Gill

Coaches Awards – David Curtis, Russell Wood and Eithne Mayton

Endurance 1000 – John Gamlen

Awards were also presented for pool events, and Open Water Swimming.

Various State and Club Record Certificates.

Inaugural Service Awards were presented:

10 Years – Shane Starr, Helen Haberfield, Daryl Talbot, Cheryl and Rob Van and Sid Vas

15 Years – John Trower, John Harrison, Brian Robinson, Ben Lewis, Maddi Edgley-Smith, Peter Camp-Smith

20 Years – John Pagett

25 Years – John Gamlen, Len Mayton, Eithne Mayton, Carolyn Fleming, Des Mulqueen, and Jenny Mulqueen

35 Years – Loesje Louch

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