Girls face off on the field

Robert DoughertyBroome Advertiser
Derby's Amy Peters, 11 with Monique Thom, 12, in pursuit.
Camera IconDerby's Amy Peters, 11 with Monique Thom, 12, in pursuit. Credit: Robert Dougherty

The next generation of female footballers travelled from Derby District High School to Broome North Primary School for a competitive match last week.

Two teams of Year 4, 5 and 6 girls faced off last Friday, guided by coaches Michael Embley and Graeme Campbell.

DDHS youth education officer Michael Embley said his team usually consisted of around 20-30 girls for training once a week, with Auskick on Thursdays and a game being held once a school term.

“The girls have been training together for a while, playing together and having fun — we try to tee up a game with a different school in each term,” he said.

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