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Written on back with blue ballpoint pen: “Shannon Basketball Team Back row L-R Doreen Thorne, Norah Sell, Zoe Quinlan, Ella Robinson, Rona Birss Front row: Dulcie Pratt, Colleen Judd, Mavis Vinsen, Eva Judd Return to N.D. Clayton.”

Shannon Basketball Team, mid 1950’s. In this photograph nine young women in their basketball uniforms outside school buildings. They are from left to right:-

Back Row: Doreen Thorne, Norah Sell, Zoe Quinlan, Ella Robinson, Rona Birss.

Front Row: Dulcie Pratt, Colleen Judd, Mavis Vinsen, Eva Judd.

Basketball was the forerunner of netball.

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Shannon Basketball Team, mid 1950's

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1953 to 1957

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colleen judd,
doreen thorne,
dulcie pratt,
ella robinson,
eva judd,
mavis vinsen,
netball,
netball uniform,
norah sell,
recreation,
rona birss,
school,
shannon,
shannon centennial collection,
sports buildings,
zoe quinlan,
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