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Upper Hunter Cricket: Round 10 Results

By Mac Dawson Warriors v Aberdeen B Game It was a very anticipated match on the Warriors behalf Kingie got a captains knock of 78, then an old head in Glen Davis stepped up to the crease and unluckily got bowled on 49. It was after I told him he was close to getting 50. […]



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Veteran’s Golf: December 5

By Graham Turvey Thirty-three veterans came to play a stableford event for Christmas prizes at Muswellbrook Golf Club on Tuesday, December 5, despite the cloudy skies. It didn’t rain and everyone enjoyed the delightful course and some tricky pin positions. Thank you Phil for your excellent shot-gun starts. Debbie Squires did best, not just among […]



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Upper Hunter Cricket: Round 9

By Russell Sakey In the John Bull Shield division 2 game, Upper Hunter was victorious again over Singleton. Upper Hunter 190 off 46 overs defeated Singleton 9 / 95 off  30 overs. Tom Wilson 67, Mick Davidson 26, Jake Teague 24, Andrew Clydsdale 21. J Cooper 3 / 16, C Eccleston 3 / 22. Jarrod […]



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Scone Junior Cricket: Round 8 Results

UNDER 14’s Scone Cavaliers vs Denman – No result entered Muswellbrook Bower 3/140 defeated Scone Wanderers 3/136 Scone Wanderers Innings Jimmy Watson – 33 Jack Faulkner – 2/9 Cooper Burnett – 29 Josh Crowther – 1/14 Jack Faulkner – 16 Muswellbrook Innings Player stats not entered at time of report UNDER 12’s Scone Bushrangers – […]



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Scone Girl Scoops National Title

KATRINA Gormana 16 year old Scone Grammar School student took out the national title for the 15-17 year old rider at the Equestrian Australia Australasian shoe horse championship in Melbourne on the weekend. Her coach Robyne Smith said they were in tears after her ride. “She nailed it!” said Ms Smith. “By the end of […]



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Scone Golf Report and Presentation: Oct 19-23

By Lynn Banks A good field of Scone lady golfers played at Muswellbrook on Thursday October 19, Jo Brown had the best score of the lady players with a round of 34 points. The men players visited four local clubs on Saturday October 21 and enjoyed the company of members at Denman, Aberdeen, Muswellbrook and […]



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Veterans Golf: Oct 24

By Graham Turvey YESTERDAY we said “thank you and farewell” to our Vets long-standing and dynamic captain Max Holz. He will be around the Upper Hunter for a while yet, especially on December 6 at the Presentation Dinner and we acknowledge the fine work he has done and wish him and Nellie all the best […]



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Upper Hunter Cricket This Weekend

By Gavin Newton- Smith THIS week sees another competitive round in the Upper Hunter District Cricket competition. The first game will see the local derby between Aberdeen 1 vs Aberdeen 2, which is always a competitive game and will give one side bragging rights until they meet again in the second round. Murrurundi are heading […]



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Merriwa’s Junior Draft and Fete Fun

By Tash Holden IT was a case of ‘get on and ride’ in Merriwa over the weekend – and over 250 kids did just that, travelling from Bungendore to Bunnan and beyond to take part in the Joseph’s Merriwa Parents and Friends Junior Camp draft and Fete on Saturday. While the school may only have […]



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Scone Golf: June 6

By Lyn Banks THE lady golfers at Scone on Thursday, June 2 were treated to a perfect day for golf and the scores reflected such. Kathy Robinson won her first GNSW and Monthly Medal for the year and collected the Melanie’s Jewellers voucher when she had 71 nett to beat Lyn Banks on a countback. […]



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Scone Golf May 26, 28-29

By Lyn Banks ON Saturday May 28 at Scone Golf Course it was a bleak day for the field as they contested an 18 Hole Stableford for the G & E Wilkinson Plumbing Services Trophy. Morning and afternoon players got wet, with some not completing their round. The best score of the day was by […]



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A Century of Thoroughbred Excellence

By Harley Walden Two of the horses walked from Percy Miller’s Kia Ora stud in the Segenhoe Valley near Scone to the railhead at Aberdeen in 1943 for a shipment to Sydney for the Inglis Easter yearling sales were the Midstream colts Shannon Murray Stream. Shannon ranks as one of Australia’s greatest milers and overseas […]



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State Championships in Scone

THIS weekend Scone plays host to more than 500 young rugby union players and their families from throughout the state as part of the under 15’s and under 16’s Country Championships. Teams include the Central West, Illawarra, Hunter, Mid North Coast, Central Coast, Far North Coast and the Central North, with three local Scone boys […]



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Bunnan Goes West

By Racheal Finlayson THIS weekend the firing Bunnan Club will host their annual carnival at the Rosebrook Polocrosse Grounds on Wybong Road, Muswellbrook. There will be more than 42 teams of horses and riders in attendance to play in grades from A Grade down to the beginners, or ‘Ringers’, comp. We welcome any spectators to […]



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Veterans Golf: May 24

By Graham Turvey ROD Auld is having a great Veterans golfing month during May! He won the stroke and the putting wine (nett 68 / 27 putts) at Aberdeen on Tuesday, May 24. He won A Grade with 39 points at the Muswellbrook Mixed Open, including a hole-in-one, on May 19. He also won the […]



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Scone Golf: April 28 – May 1

THE early players had the best of the golfing conditions at Scone on Saturday, April 30 as many were in before the welcomed rain. A good field contested the 18 Hole Stableford for the Mick Alsleben and Luck’s Meats Trophy and the final round of the 4BBB Championships. There were three prizes distributed for each […]



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Kia-Ora Racing Legacy

By Harley Walden In the spring of 1935, halfway up a steep hill overlooking the homestead and stallion yards, and the deep-grassed acres of Kia-Ora Stud, stood a newly railed grave. It had no ornate fittings, was concreted plainly, and the inscription simply read: Magpie, Dark Ronald from Popinjay, Foaled 1914—Died 1934. It was enough, […]



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Group 21 Football

By David Casson THERE was no local league last weekend, however players selected in the Group 21 team travelled to Tamworth for the Greater Northern Tiger Championships to take on Group 4 and Group 19. The Tamworth based, Group 4 team proved to be too strong in both First Grade and Ladies League Tag, taking […]



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State Team Penning at Bunnan

THE state titles for team penning were held at Bunnan Sports Club on the weekend, with competitors travelling from throughout the state, from Lismore in the north to Forbes to the south.   There  were  affiliated clubs of Team Penning Australia Inc present included Bunnan, Central West Team Penning – Canowindra, Lyndhurst Team Penning, Clarence […]



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Scone Golf: Apr 21, 23.

By Lyn Banks IT was a warm but pleasant day at Scone on Thursday, April 21 when the lady golfers played an 18 Hole Stableford for a Royal Hotel Trophy. A good field turned out and the winner Julie Leckie, in a purple patch of form, had 39 points. Sarah Howey made a welcome return […]



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