Bianca Thorp, Claire Tapson, Larissa Heron, Sherilea Keating & Bianca GourleyPrint Page
The Smithton Basketball Club memorial board commemorates Bianca Thorp, Claire Tapson, Larissa Heron, Sherilea Keating and Bianca Gourley. All five women were involved in Smithton's basketball community and were en route to a competition at Latrobe in 2006 when they were involved in a fatal crash.
The plaque is made of bronze and sits on a one- metre high decorative stone in the garden, while the memorial board is a timber plaque featuring photographs of the women, wall-mounted inside the stadium.
|Address:||110-114 Nelson Street, Smithton Sports Stadium , Smithton, 7330|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -40.844338|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||25-February-2006|
|Actual Event End Date:||25-February-2006|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 25th February, 2007|
In loving memory of our 5 basketball members tragically taken in a car accident on 25. 2. 2006
Bianca Gourley 15. 5. 1980
Claire Helen Tapson 10. 6. 1991
Bianca Maree Thorp 4. 10. 1991
Larissa Maree Heron 12. 10. 1992
Sherilea Anne Keating 9. 1. 1970
Friendship doubles joy and divides grief