Sports Star of the Week: Elsa honoured as League’s best

The Castlemaine Junior Sports Star of the Week is talented Maldon Football Netball Club netballer, tennis player and keen cricketer Elsa Curran. Elsa recently won the Maryborough Castlemaine District Football Netball League’s 11 & Under Netball Best and Fairest Award!

Name: Elsa Curran

Age: 10

School: Maldon Primary School (Grade 5)

Sport: Netball

How long have you been training/playing? I have trained and played for three seasons with Maldon Football Netball Club for the 11 & Under Netball side (Go Bombers!).

Can you tell us about some of your sporting highlights? Playing with my teammates and getting to make new friends. Winning the league Best and Fairest Award. Going with my team and coaches down to Geelong for an end of season celebration.

Who is an athlete you admire? Liz Watson from the Melbourne Vixens because she’s a great person on and off the court.

What are your sporting goals? I’d like to keep on playing netball as I get older and maybe one day play professionally.

Do you play any other sports? Tennis for Maldon Tennis Club, and cricket for Muckleford.

Any highlights from those? Playing in the Grand Final with my tennis team last year.

Elsa wins $50 cash from our new Sports Star sponsors Dominos and can pick up her certificate and prize money from our office at 13 Hargraves Street, Castlemaine. Do you know a sports star Under 16 deserving of recognition? Nominate them by emailing or calling 5472 1788.

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