A CONTINGENTS of 25 Hallidays Point Pickleball Club members contested the Northern Rivers doubles tournament in Ballina, The event attracted more than 150 players and a high standard of play resulted in many close finishes. Seven Hallidays Point players won gold medals. They were Jenny Stockdale, Leonie Woolnough, Andy Smith, Leigh Thatcher, Dennis Reaves, Geoff Mortimer and Tony Mayers. Vicky Taylor, Rob Cormack and Dennis Reaves claimed silver. Vicky Hall, Belinda Bridgeman (2), Janie Carter, Leigh Thatcher, Kerry Anne Casserly and Darryl Bridgeman were bronze medallists. Other members were very competitive reaching a number of play offs . Pickleball NSW appointed Hallidays Point's Janet Thatcher to officiate as head referee. Earlier this year club members won 10 gold medals at the Clever Care PANSW State Championships played in Sydney. The club was represented by 17 players along with volunteers. Players also won five silver medal and 10 bronze while three recorded fourth placings. More than 300 players from Queensland, Victoria and NSW aged from 16 to 79 took part in the event.