October 13 2017 - 5:00PM Flashback Friday: 1981 CommunityfacebookSHAREtwitterTWEETemailwhatsappcommentComments Flashback Friday: 1981 "Dulcie Wilkinson and Audrey Smith at the presentation of trophies for events played in conjunction with the Associates Club championships. Audrey won a trophy for the 3rd eighteen holes nett." "Pictured above, Jenny Walker with the Brian Downes Memorial Trophy and the Laurie Constantine Memorial Trophy and her award from the State Finals, together with her parents, Mr and Mrs Tony walker on the left and the Berinba School Principal, Mr Ron Cody on the right, Regional Sports Superintendent, Mr McIntyre." "Yass area U16 cricket team which recently had a successful trip to Bowral in which they defeated Bowral Invitation U16 at Bradman Oval, L. Wilson, M. Booth, M. Rennie, W. Donley, M. Roche, D. Frost, D. Hazell, I. Bullman, A. Bush, D. Kemp, C. Merritt and A. Vitler." "This is the scene as the Square Dancing demonstrations conducted by Canberra caller Alan Kerr gets underway at the Yass Soldiers Club last Saturday night." "Vice President of the Gwen Warmington Lodge Mr Joe O'Connor with two of the residents of the lodge Mrs Douglas and Mrs Buckmaster admiring the presentation engraved silver wine goblets given to Mrs Pearl Rigg (right) who has retired as Manager of the lodge." "Julie Ann are the names chosen by Peter and Corinne Collins of Yass for their new daughter. Julie was born at Shannon house on March 8 and weighed 8lb 4oz. She is a sister for Daniel." "Top Cowgirl and Cowboy of the night, sweet Cheryl Scorgie and Bronco Brian Garland. The couple won the J.B. Young prizes." "One of the winners at the parade was Anna Saunders. Anna had to hand on her hat during a gust of wind which threatened to send the rabbit hopping from her head." "Lisa Staines of Jerrawa is pictured with Little Mellie. The dog who is owned by Rusty Dowling of North yass was successful at the recent Grafton Carnival." "The Yass Town Band, seen here in action supporting the Giving Tree appeal conducted by the Yass Chamber of Commerce." "Twin floodlights have been erected for the new Yass Volunteer Fire Brigade training track at O'Connor Park. The project is part of the O'Connor Park sporting improvements which is being financed by the Yass Shire Council from the NSW Government Sports and Recreation Grant." "This week's young person is Jenny Butt, who is an entrant in the Miss Australia Quest to aid the Spastic Centre. Jenny, 18, lives at Bowning and works in Yass at the Wool Shop." "These two lads have played eleven games of Rugby League in the last five days. They are from the left, Brendon Boulding and Peter Pobjie, both of Bowning." "Robert Connell, Jane Douglas, Lye Hooper and Julie Lund were just a few of the children at the Yass Public School Easter Bonnet Parade." "The first Social of the year and back to school after the May holidays. Caught in mid flight during the progressive heel and toe polka are Rebecca Voss and Sarah Storey." "Donna Manns and Dianne Carey at last Thursday nights Rags or Riches social.""Andrew and Matthew Scarlett are pictured after playing in the grand final last Sunday in the Under 8's match between Yass and Belconnen United. Both the twins had a good game." "Mrs Jess Keith winner of the Yass Women's Bowling Club Singles Championship for 1980-81.""Top goal scorer for Kangaroos Debbie Bayley scores again in the Grand Final Netball Games against the talented Gazelles team. Kangaroos won the match 13 goals to 6." "Clr Peter Doyle points to a feature of the new council chambers as Mr Terry Sheahan studies the plans." "Sandra Walmsley, Suzanne Brown and Sharon Thompson were three of the young ladies serving confectionary at the Uniting Church Parish Fair on Thursday." "Bimbi Turner collected the long service medal and 1st bar on behalf of her mother, Mrs J. Weir." "1980-81 Under 10 Cricketer of the Year, Magpies star Jason Nesbitt who won the title from a strong group of boys." "In this picture is Judy Thain (formerly Judy Morrison) of Stirling in the Australian Capital Territory and Sister Catherine (Goulburn).""The picture above is one of a happy, healthy family, the N'go's, Annette and Nui with their four children. The eldest is daughter Han, boys Bulock, Butoy, and baby Buyass. Councillor Syd Dobbin is seen here with the family as they move into their new home in Yass. Things were not always so rosy for the N'go's, just eighteen months ago, they were in fear of their lives, in jail, and fled from oppression to find sanctuary in Yass." "The real 1950 look was captured by David and Kel Knox at the Saturday night Golf Club Rock night. Kelvin won one of the many dress up prizes." "Congratulations to Robert and Julie Philip of Yass on the birth of their first child, a daughter, Amanda Jane was born at Shannon House on June 25. She weighed 7lb and 0.5oz." Mrs M. Shannon received a second bar to her Red Cross long service medal last week. The second bar being presented here by Zone representative Mrs Elliot denotes 40 years of service. Mrs Tilhurst, also a 40 year member, looks on approvingly." "The Brandman's sponsored by Cooke's butchery are the Yass Twilight Cricket Champs for 1980-81 by winning the A Grade Twilight Cricket Final on Saturday at Victoria Park, Yass." "Pictured above is the Rotary Study Group with Rotary President, Tim Hewlett and Youth Exchange Student, Christine Nielsan." "John Goldsworthy keeps Breeze Howard (left) and Barney Miller apart after discussing Miller running Howard in a recent match for the Soldiers Club." "Michael Tate and Helen Sheratt spent an enjoyable afternoon at the Shire Council Picnic Day on Monday." "Three Horror friends met at the Rocky Horror Show (l to r): David Knox, Screamer Gary Waters and Brian Rayner. Gary won the "Skinny Dancer" title of the night." "Talei Hall, for all her nine years, has been with Yass Pony Club for "a long time" but her horse, Misty, had to be put through his paces at the Gymkhana on Sunday in the freshman jumps." "Michael Greenwood and John Peterson received fielding awards, Don Douglas received an award for the Most Dismissals for a wicket keeper and Michael Roche was runner up to Don Douglas." "Anne Patrick and Pat McFeeters played in the final round of the Yass Soldiers Club Squash competition on Wednesday night." "Scott Magner goes in for a try. Yass won 32-0 against Belconnen United." In 1980, Yass welcomed Prince Charles and soon-to-be Princess Diana for a very exciting visit. "Congratulations to Mr and Mrs Sigi Riedel of yass on the birth of their daughter, Jasmine Therese. Jasmine was born at Shannon House on the 19th of July and weighed 8lb 6oz. She is a sister for three year old Benjamin." "Phillip Bush is 12 and in Year 7. He received his "Sport Star" award for learning to swim." "Christopher Gray, Stephen Bush and Jason O'Mara. The Under 9s were defeated by Illawarra 12-0." "Lisa Whitby and Contessa Vink taking part in a dance-a-thon at Illaroo Road Public School during Heritage Week." "A 62 pound Murray Cod was one that didn't get away from Mr Ron Sargent on Sunday morning." "Proud parents of a new baby girl are Glenys and David Brown of Yass. Naomi Claire was born on August 22 and weighed 10lb 2oz. She is a sister for Angel and Susan." "The Headmaster and his mistress, Ron and Helen Cody enjoying the Berinba Dinner dance on Friday night." "Raymond Redman of Gunning proudly displays the trout he caught at the Gunning Fishing Day on Sunday. The trout, which weighed about 300 grams, was one of the 300 released before the start of the exercise." "Brett Harrison shows off his trophies at the presentation day. Brett is one of the most improved players in the Under 9 side." "Yass Swimmers (left to right) Debbie Raynor, Sandra Johnson and Robyn Sheath. Robyn has won all of the freestyle events in the 13-14 years Shine Shield this year." "A petite and attractive Chris Pollack won the Queen Mother Award at the popular Yass Golf Club Royal Disco last Friday." "Janine Cummins from Mt Carmel School had her hands full looking after Sophie Sprintz, Natalie Dean, and Tanya Boulton at the I.Y.D.P Fund Day." "Little Kelly Furionger of Yass was snapped at the Grand Finals in the Canberra and District minor league, played at O'Connor last Sunday. Three Yass teams participated in the grand finals." 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