ECHUCA native Ollie Wines will once again be vice-captain of Port Adelaide Power this season.
Travis Boak will remain captain of the club, while new recruit Tom Rockliff joins the seven-man leadership group.
General Manager of Football, Chris Davies spoke highly of Wines as a leader.
“Ollie is maturing every year and showed last year that he’s an outstanding leader.
‘‘We have every expectation he’ll strengthen his talents in that area with each year that goes by.’’
■ THE first week’s action of the Echuca District Netball Association’s junior competition has had a setback.
Due to the extreme weather and forecast, the club has decided to push back the start date of the competition a week.
The competition’s new start date is Wednesday February 21, when the club hopes the worst of the hot weather will have subsided.
Club president Rose Buckley in a statement said the club ‘‘trusts this decision is favourable with you all and we apologise for any inconvenience it may cause.’’
Entries and registrations may still be lodged until Wednesday February 14. For more information call 5480 1725, or head to the website at www.edna.org.au
■ MOAMA Echuca Border Raiders Soccer Association got its pre-season training under way on Monday as the BASL season approaches.
Club officials were happy with the turn out at both Monday and Wednesday night training sessions, and imposed a later start to Wednesday night’s training because of the heat.
The Border Raiders will start the 2018 campaign away against Swan Hill on April 8. Follow the Border Raiders Facebook page to stay up to date as the season nears.