Maitland men in over45 masters state titles

Maitland entered a team in the recent Masters State Titles in Newcastle.


Friday   2-0 (Macarthur) and 1-2 (Upper Hunter) Man of the match – too close to call in game 1, Keeper Stan Hart by a mile in game 2

Saturday 0-3 (Wagga) and 0-0 (Newcastle 3)

Sunday – Didn’t get into the finals

The team was made up of Maitland players over 45, mostly over 50, some over 55 (some might even be over 60!)

Wanted: Team masseur or physio, female, kind and gentle with firm hands for rubbing legs and backs of old blokes. Fee – a kind word and a lukewarm beer. Criteria – warm and vertical, preferably breathing, tolerant of whinging.

Team List: Stan Hart, Bill Kinsey, Garry Urquhart, Steve Orchard, Rob Biddle, Phil Giles, Col Sacco, Murray Glass, Rod Irwin, Glen Grocott, Ron Ainslie, Kenny. Manager: (Legal adviser, honorary team motivator and masseur, victualler in charge of wine list): Al Noronha Assistant Manager (organising the team, general admin, warm up and warm down routines, fitness adviser, in charge of blood transfusions and administration of performance enhancing drugs, also in charge of clipboard) Anthony McCarthy aka Action Man

Team Bonding Session at Merewether Surf Club


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