Gumtree-Dowley Field open for play time

Former deputy principal, Roy Dowley with Kevin Naidoo.

NORTHDENE Preparatory School opened the gates to its new AstroTurf field, the Gumtree-Dowley field, named after former deputy principal, Roy Dowley.

The school managed to get the AstroTurf through fund-raising initiatives.

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“We named it Gumtree-Dowley becausefirstly, there are gum trees around the field. We name all our fields after the trees in them; and Dowley, to honour the efforts that Mr Dowley made to get us the field,” said school principal Sandy King.



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