CHAMPION brigade: From back - John Johnston, coach Brian Willoughby, Robbie Hooper, Jackson Campbell, Jackson Rose, Ry Stewart, judge Ian Hartley, Nicholas Crane, Lieon Kiripatea and coach Harry Moir. Middle - Joe Quinlivan, Amber Bush, Brendan Ridgway, Dakota Martin and Bailey Johnson. Front - Liana Cook, Ali McArthur, Gemma Willoughby, Takoda Burleigh, Donald Kiripatea, Padan Hartley, Jordan Johnson, Chumani Stewart and Will Threlfo. Absent - Kassi Kiripatea, Liz Boyd, Karhlia Pages and Lacky McLeod.
NUMBER 1 Champion team in Merredin and winners of the Sport Star of the Year team award Jackson Rose, Lieon Kiripatea, Ry Stewart and Nicholas Crane.
SUB Junior champions: Joe Quinlivan, Brendan Ridgway, Liana Cook and Ali McArthur.
ESPERANCE’S junior and
sub-junior Volunteer Fire and Rescue running team has returned triumphant from
a two-day run as part of the Merredin Twilight Competition across October
The brigade brought home
accolades for a win with their champion junior team, champion sub-junior team
and the overall champion brigade.
Lieon Kiripatea was named
champion junior fireman, while Nicholas Crane was a close second with two other
regional team competitors.
In sub-juniors, Liana
Cook was named champion sub-junior fireman, with Joe Quinlivan in second and
Liz Boyd in third.