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Jonte Pattison tipped as next spin sensation

The good judges began scribbling the name of Jonte Pattison into their little black book a couple of years ago.

Now the rest of the cricket world are about to witness the 18 year old spin bowler's talent for themselves.

The Central Coast teen has been chosen by the Sydney Thunder as their development rookie for the Twenty20 Big Bash season.

Not bad considering Pattison has just completed his HSC and only began bowling leg spin five years ago.

However, his chance to take on the big boys isn't a shock to those...

 

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 December 2014 07:53

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Gapuwiyak girls star at basketball titles

Gapuwiyak's girls have done their small Arnhem Land community proud at the recent Australian Schools Basketball Championships.

The team's two day journey to the championships started with a three hour, four-wheel drive journey just to get to the nearest airstrip at Gove.

The girls, who range in age from 12 to 14, had not played together in a formal team before the competition and didn't get much of a chance to practice together before the trip either.

Belle Moylan, a teacher at the Gapuwiyak school and the team...

 

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