INSPIRING: Awards night guest speaker Brooke Dwan pictured during her career.
INSPIRING: Awards night guest speaker Brooke Dwan pictured during her career.

Event will reveal junior sports star of the year

SPORTS STARS: The 21st annual Daily News/Warwick Credit Union Junior Sports Star of the Year will be named on Monday night at the Hawker Road Function Centre.

The first overall winner, Dean Butler, went on to win Olympic gold in Athens in hockey.

Laura Geitz is now Australian netball captain and a past winner. She is likely to lead the Diamonds to a Commonwealth Games medal in Glasgow later this year.

Guest speaker Brooke Dwan has plenty of games experience and five international swimming medals to her credit at World Championship and Paralympic level.

Like so many Aussies, she peaked in Sydney, where she won three medals in 2000.

The night will also highlight the work of the six Condamine Sports Club Volunteer of the Year nominees who were profiled in yesterday's edition.

The nominees are Sue Bondfield (pony club), Darryl Gillam (hockey), Danny Lyons (Cowboys), Paul Morris (Wattles juniors), Colin O'Brien (cricket) and Don Stewart (golf).

Limited tickets will be available for the dinner on Monday morning at the Daily News, but organisers ask that the tickets be purchased before lunch or contact is made with Mindi on 4660 1355 or Gerard on 4660 1313 to enable table numbers to be finalised.



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