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Lisa Shuetrumpf, Nardeen Fry, Lee Mathers, Sylvie Hoarau and Deb Gordon (L to R). Photo Natalie Grono

The Lennox Head All Girls Surfriders Club held their June Club round last weekend in 1–1.5 metre waves at Flat Rock

‘We were blessed with fine weather and pumping waves,’ club member Natalie Grono said. ‘The clean right handers provided many of the surfers with long rides and plenty of stoke.  

‘The day was filled with contestable waves for all levels of surfing with the clean and sizeable surf providing a canvas of inspiration.’


Junior Beginner: Alani Adamson, Taylah McIntosh,  Ally Brisbane.

Junio Intermediate: Juniper Harper, Poppy Hand,  Amelia Walker, Kahlila Marshall.

Senior Beginner: Breanne Brown, Jenna Harper, Peta Atkins, Sonia Acret.

Senior Intermediate: Deb Gordon, Nardeen Fry, Sylvie Hoarau, Lee Mathers.   

Longboard: Marg Bryant, Nat Grono.

Opens: Nyxie Ryan,  Leilani Morgan, Danah Besson, Jane Collins.

Soul Surfers: Melissa Cook, Cory Whitney, Georgia Laddin, Renee Adamson.

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