Mandurah Mail sport year in review | September 2016

The past 12 months have been filled with inspiring stories of teams and athletes succeeding throughout Mandurah and the Peel region.

With the bumper year almost over, the Mandurah Mail is taking a look back at what made sports headlines in 2016.

Here is an overview of what we featured in our sports section in September.

What happened in September

FOOTBALL: Baldivis made history by winning their first Peel Football League premiership, while Waroona took out the reserves and South Mandurah the colts.

FOOTBALL: Peel Thunder followed Baldivis’ lead, making history with their first ever WAFL grand final victory.

Peel Thunder celebrate winning the 2016 league premiership. Photo: Coni Forrestall.

Peel Thunder celebrate winning the 2016 league premiership. Photo: Coni Forrestall.

CRICKET: The Peel Cricket Association announced the launch of its first ever all-female league, the Peel Perth Scorchers under 13s Girls Competition.

FOOTBALL: Rockingham’s Rocky Collins was named the Peel Football League’s best player when he won the Ross Elliott medal.

FOOTBALL: Peel Thunder’s Michael Humble took out the WAFL colts division’s top individual award, the Jack Clarke medal.

FRISBEE: More than 150 ultimate frisbee enthusiasts flocked to Mandurah to take part in the WA Mixed-Gender Ultimate Championship.

FOOTBALL: South Mandurah’s Brendon Jones was nominated for WA country player of the year.

NETBALL: The Peel Netball League celebrated its season at the Peel Football Netball League’s awards night.

TENNIS: Mandurah Tennis Club star Will Shepherd was chosen to represent WA at a tournament in Canberra.

Will Shepherd was chosen to represent WA in Canberra. Photo: Andrew Shepherd.

Will Shepherd was chosen to represent WA in Canberra. Photo: Andrew Shepherd.

FOOTBALL: The Peel Football League celebrated its 25th anniversary.

Stay tuned to mandurahmail.com.au for the October edition of the sport year in review.