Sport

Mortlock Shield

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (15:52): I rise today to speak about a significant event coming up next weekend in Port Lincoln that impacts the whole of Eyre Peninsula and the entire seat of Flinders, and that is the Bendigo Bank Mortlock Shield. The Mortlock Shield is a football carnival that was first played way back in…

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COVID, tourism, footy and roads

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (15:59): I rise today to talk about a number of things that have been occurring in the electorate of Flinders. I would like to start with COVID, particularly given that it is just 12 months now since COVID arrived on our doorstep and it is almost 12 months, coming up on 17 March, when a…

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100 years for footy clubs

Mr TRELOAR (Flinders) (15:34): The cornerstone of social life in our country towns is country sport, and the cornerstone of country sports, at least in southern Australia, is Australian Rules football. On Eyre Peninsula, this year there are three clubs that I am aware of that have celebrated a centenary season. The Kyancutta Football Club…

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Another successful Mortlock Shield

Mr TRELOAR ( Flinders ) ( 15:42 :43 ): I rise today to speak on the recent Mortlock Shield football carnival, which is held every year in Port Lincoln on the long weekend in June. It was first held in 1936, but it has not been held every year since, as certainly there was a…

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