Western Australia wins Kickstart Competition

Western Australia have won back to back titles in the National Indigenous U15 Kickstart Championships, held again on the Gold Coast this week. After a slow start to the Championships with a one point loss to South Australia on day one, the team from the West won all remaining games and finished off with a convincing win over South Australia today by 20 goals.

The full score was Western Australia 23.16.154 to South Australia 3.7.25. Best on Ground in today’s Grand Final was awarded to Darnell Morrison from WA.

The Player of the Carnival was awarded to Northern Territory’s Ralph Dhamarrandji and the leading goal kicker was Kyle Jackson from South Australia.

The 2012 Flying Boomerangs squad was also announced following today’s Grand Final with 13 players from the winning team, and players from all States and Territories represented. The squad of 43 (listed below) will be cut to 25 to represent the Boomerangs at the under 16 national Championships in July and the international tour.


WA, Callum Ah Chee 4, Michael Headland 4, Allistair Yarren 3, Russell Wynne 3, Ian Penny 2, Gary Scott, Jayden Gerrand, Lachlan Daisybell, Cody Ninyette, Elijah Howard, Troy Garlett, Vincent Adam

SA, Kyle Jackson 2, Gaylen Mentha

WA, Darnell Morrison, Michael Headland, Callum Ah Chee, Russell Wynne

SA, Kyle Jackson, Brandon Jackson, Wayne Milera

2012 Flying Boomerangs Squad

Alphones Charles
Liam Bennell
Gary Scott
John Shaw
Russell Wynne
Darnell Morrison
Neil Winmar
Callum Ah Chee
Elijah Howard
Jayden Gerrand
Ian Penny
Lochlan Daisybell
Michael Headland

Henry Drover
Brandon Jackson
Jeffrey Taylor
Isaaya McKenzie
Kyle Jackson
Colin Sansbury
Kym Lebois

Ralph Dhamarrandji
Harley Purantunamirri
Steven Mole
Ezy Frank
Brandon Parfit
Aiden Hill

Johnothan Williams
Jammarrach Firebrace
Braydon Kilpatrick
Ben Davis
Anthony Treacy
Ben Gualaterio

Cory Glass
Jade Gresham
Djye Thorpe-Morgan
Kade Alexandra
Koolyn Briggs
Aidyn Johnson

Ethan Morgan
Aaron Yusia
Francis Woola
Heath Molloy
Nathan Boschman

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