Reward for Bone at academy awards: Edwina joins WRAS hall of fame

NIGHT OF SPORT STARS: Carina Floyd, Abby Tilburg and Jess Matthews.                                                                     0823MFsport7

NIGHT OF SPORT STARS: Carina Floyd, Abby Tilburg and Jess Matthews. 0823MFsport7

ORANGE hockey product Edwina Bone was inducted into the Western Region Academy Of Sport (WRAS) hall of fame at the academy’s annual awards night at the Orange Ex-Services’ Club on Saturday night.

The Hockeyroos star, who won a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games, was a WRAS scholarship holder between 2003-2005.

Around 300 guests  gathered in the Coral Sea Room to celebrate the  achievement of the WRAS athletes, their coaches and supporters.

Hockey player Andrea Gillard, from Lithgow, was the WRAS overall athlete of the year, while basketballer Emily Matthews, from Bathurst, was runner-up.

Orange’s graduating WRAS athletes were Brie Annis-Brown, Annie Miller, Andrew and Matthew Gray, Andrew and Justin Parish (basketball), Bethany Farren (golf), Chloe Barrett, Kelsey Gray,  Tori Mansfield, Gerry Shea, Louis Shea and Adam Skelton (hockey),  Ben Cox (Lone Star - lawn bowls), Emily Brisbane, Brooke Burcher,  Beth  Curtin, Tara Nagle and Abby Tilburg (netball), Lauren Kerwick, Kyle Ostini and Connor Whiteley (triathlon), Maddie Gogala, Aiden Kelly, Madeline Lisle, Mac Reith-Snare, Georgia Watson and Thomas Zeylemaker (softball).

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