2019 Junior Country Championships wrap up




SA Country would like to thank all of the participating players, coaches, managers, referees and score bench officials for their support of the U14 & U18 Junior Country Championships held in Adelaide on 9th, 10th & 11th March and the U12 & U16 Junior Country Championships held in Adelaide on 23rd & 24th March, 2019.

We would like to acknowledge the efforts of the Venue Supervisors Beth Serle, Cathy Warren, Sharon Venn, John Spooner, Nikki Ireland, Danny Millard, Matt Ryan, Tom Mitchell, James Brown, Jo Duncan and the SAC staff who managed venues for the weekend as well as the assistance provided to them by a great number of volunteers throughout the weekend.

We would also like to acknowledge the support of our sponsors; Sports Centre and Spalding.

Thank you also to the venues for their support through provision of canteen and barbecue facilities and to Sports Medicine Australia for the Sports Trainers as well as all the referees, referee coaches and referee supervisors.

Lastly and most importantly, thank you to the Associations and all families for their support of the events.

33 Divisions of competition saw the following;

  • 17 Associations won Championships with the following taking out multiple over the 4 Championships: Adelaide Plains (2), Barossa Valley (3), Eastern Hills (2), Kangaroo Island (3), Light (2), Mildura (3), Millicent (3), Mount Gambier (3), Port Lincoln (4), Riverland (3, Whyalla (2)
  • 24 Associations nominated teams
  • 227 teams competed

Congratulations to Olivia Bradley (Eastern Hills), Bianca Stasinowsky (Riverland) on being awarded the Sally-Jane Allen Memorial Trophy for MVP in the U16 Girls Division 1 competition.

Congratulations to Shontae Kartinyeri (Eastern Hills) on being awarded the Trish Flett Memorial Trophy for MVP in the U14 Girls Division 1 competition.

Congratulations to Mildura on winning the John Spooner trophy for most wins in the Division 1 minor round competition. The table below shows the top 10 Associations;

Rank Association No of wins
1 Mildura 20
2 Hornets  18
3 Riverland 15
4 Mt Gambier 15
5 Great Southern 14
6 Port Augusta 14
7 Millicent 13
8 Barossa Valley 12
9 Whyalla 8
10 Yorke Valley 5

Grand Final Results from all Junior Championships 

Division Winning Team score   Runner-up team score
U12B1 Mildura Heat 30 Versus Great Southern 22
U12B2 Riverland 58 Versus Strathalbyn  31
U12B3 Naracoorte 60 Versus Murray Bridge 31
U12B4 Broken Hill 35 Versus Mt Gambier 22
U12B5 Kangaroo Island 55 Versus Millicent 37
U12G1 Mildura Heat 42 Versus Murray Bridge 25
U12G2 Bordertown 38 Versus Eastern Hills 24
U12G3 Light 26 Versus Southern Yorke 21
U12G4 Whyalla 29 Versus Keith 21
U14B1 Barossa Valley 68 Versus Mildura Heat 32
U14B2/3 Light 68 Versus Naracoorte 50
U14B4 Mt Gambier 37 Versus Keith 31
U14B5 Kangaroo Island 46 Versus Great Southern 39
U14G1 Riverland 53 Versus Port Augusta 36
U14G2 Barossa Valley 40 Versus Strathalbyn 23
U14G3 Port Lincoln 32 Versus Keith 31
U14G4 Adelaide Plains 24 Versus Naracoorte 17
U14G5 Millicent 39 Versus Great Southern 15
U16B1 Riverland 67 Versus Mildura Heat 55
U16B2 Mildura Heat 38 Versus Murray Bridge 28
U16B3 Port Lincoln 42 Versus Light 21
U16B4 Kangaroo Island 41 Versus Adelaide Plains 22
U16B5 Keith 41 Versus Port Lincoln 28
U16G1 Eastern Hills 60 Versus Millicent  54
U16G2 Barossa Valley 33 Versus Bordertown 28
U16G3 Port Pirie 34 Versus Strathalbyn 25
U16G4 Millicent 34 Versus Mt Gambier 32
U16G5 Adelaide Plains 46 Versus Eastern Hills 20
U18B1 Mt Gambier 59 Versus Eastern Hills 49
U18B2 Whyalla 58 Versus Riverland 45
U18B3 Port Lincoln 37 Versus Port Augusta 20
U18B4 Southern Yorke 37 Versus Adelaide Plains 26
U18B5 Port Lincoln 61 Versus Light 40
U18G1 Mt Gambier 57 Versus Mildura Heat 48
U18G2 Millicent 36 Versus Riverland 29
U18G3/4 Eastern Hills 32 Versus Naracoorte 24


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