New physie season off to a flying start

Tenterfield Physical Culture Club have commenced the Physie Season by attending a Workshop and Chocolate Competition in Brisbane, hosted by Everton Physie Club. Members worked on enhancing their skills as they prepared for their first Interclub Competition hosted by Runcorn Park. Members competed alongside girls and ladies from other Physie Clubs including Doncaster (VIC), Ipswich City (QLD), Mermaid Beach (QLD), Redcliffe City (QLD), Southwest (WA), Strathpine (QLD), Summerland (NSW) & Warner Lakes (QLD). Amazing results from our Junior Competitors in their respective sections included Angela Tomkins (1st 6 years Beginners), Charlotte Dennison (6 years Open), Adelaide Gutmanis (3rd 7 Years Open), Felicity Piccini (7 years Open), Sienna Tatton (1st 7 years Novice), Addison Gibbins (2nd 8 years Open), Luella Tomkins (3rd 9 years Beginner), Angela Foster (9 years Novice), Audrey Kelly (9 years Opens), Taneeka Kennedy (9 years Opens), Eva Frith (10 years Novice), Amelia Robertson (10 years Novice), Lara Condrick (4th 10 years Open), Jayda Hill (4th 10 years Open), Maddison Purcell (2nd 10 years Novice), Keesha Foster (10 years Novice), Indi Brown (12 years Open), Alyssa Dorward (13 years Novice), Hana Robertson (1st 13 years Novice), Ellie Campbell (13 years Open), Sophie Halliday (13 years Open). Teachers Jude Hayne & Erin Crotty sat anxiously watching each member perform and were extremely proud of the results and level of sportsmanship that was shown to all club members.

The ladies and senior girls were very excited about performing, some of which were performing for the very first time at Competition Level. Members of the Senior team were Chloe Hickey (1st 15 years), Jessica Gutmanis (2nd 15 years), Erin Crotty (3rd 1st year Seniors), Liana Meneguzzi (2nd year Seniors), Kate Lee (2nd 2nd year Seniors), Kerryn Gutmanis (2nd Beginner Ladies), Codi Dorward (Beginner Ladies), Tracey Collins (Beginner Ladies), Leonie Dennison (Novice Ladies), Jess Gibbins (3rd Intermediate Ladies), Jodie Condrick (Intermediate Ladies).

Tenterfield Physie Club are hosting their very own Interclub Competition at the Memorial Hall on August 25 and 26. Around 450 competitors will perform over two huge days with nine clubs attending from Moree, Gunnedah, Summerland, Casino, Bayside, Everton, Armidale and Ballina. Club President, Jess Gibbins is very grateful for the support shown from the local community and Businesses in Tenterfield who have either donated items to raffle or contributed to this event. 

The Tenterfield community is encouraged to come down to the Memorial Hall. Saturday’s competition commences at 1:30pm and 9am on Sunday.