During this year, Val Vella has been coming to us regularly from Mansfield, sometimes with a fellow player, as the Mansfield numbers seem to be dwindling, however our numbers seem to be growing which is wonderful. We are ranging from 10 to about 16 or 17 on Mondays. We will be having our breakup luncheon after our game on the second Monday in December and we expect most players to attend. As usual, it will also be a fun day.
We resume playing on the first Monday in February next year.
Our Coach, Rupert Cheetham, is recovering brilliantly after his horrendous accident in April. With the addition of a new pacemaker and some minor adjustments to his leg, he will be ready to throw away the crutches and play next year. Even with his crutches, he has been umpiring regularly, both at home and away. An amazing person!!
His wife Gwen, who was also badly injured, will be playing soon when she recovers from further surgery to her injured collarbone. We are SO thankful they survived a torrid time, and can't wait till they are back in the mix again next year playing LAUGHBALL!!
We have enjoyed a great year, and with our timetable stable now, we look forward to another happy and fulfilling year in 2017. The invitation is always open for visitors to have a look, every Monday morning at 9.45 am at the Benalla Indoor Recreation Centre in Ackerly Avenue. If you like what you see hop in and have a game with us - I promise you won't be disappointed.
Every best wish to all for the forthcoming festive season. Marg Merriman - 5762 1404 or 0438 509 121.