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Veteran’s Golf: June 20

By Graham Turvey Twenty-eight Vets enjoyed the mild winter conditions with their later-than-usual start at Denman Golf Club on Tuesday, June 20 for their stableford event. Thank you all the volunteers for the work you do on this course. Scoring was tight and Bob Fry came out on top with 34 points from Buzz Pascoe […]



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Thoroughbred Results – Round 8

By David Casson League Tag Two tries were about the only highlights for the girls today. After scoring in the first minute, their game never really got going. Uncharacteristic dropped balls stopped any sort of momentum and Denman, to their credit, defended well throughout but well and truly provided plenty of opportunities for Scone to […]



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Rugby League: Round 8 Results

FIRST GRADE: Singleton 20 defeated Muswellbrook 8 Denman 21 defeated Scone 14 Aberdeen 44 defeated Greta Branxton 12 RESERVE GRADE: Merriwa 28 defeated Greta Branxton 16 Singleton 26 defeated Muswellbrook 12 Scone 60 defeated Denman 10 Aberdeen 18 defeated Murrurundi 12 UNDER 18’s Singleton 26 defeated Muswellbrook 6 Denman 22 defeated Scone 12 LEAGUE TAG […]



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Scone Golf Report: June 17 and 18

By Alan Wood The Scone Golf Club men’s annual club championship, over four rounds of Strokeplay, commenced on Saturday, June 17 and will be complete Sunday, June 25. This major annual event, normally held in October, was brought forward because of the pending redevelopment of the golf course and there is plenty of motivation in […]



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Ladies Foursome Championships

By Lyn Banks Conditions were pleasant for the playing of the 2017 Scone ladies golf foursomes championships on Thursday, June 15. There was a great field for the event with five pairs in each division. In an unusual outcome both divisions were decided by a four hole playoff when pairs finished equal after 18 holes. […]



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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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Thoroughbreds – Round 8

Round 8 Report – Scone Rugby League Football Club By David Casson Scone teams played at different venues and different days for round 8. Reserve Grade and Ladies League Tag took on Merriwa away on Saturday while First Grade and Under 18’s travelled to Muswellbrook for Sunday matches. The weekend finished with wins to First […]



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Junior Rugby Union – May 29

Great sportsmanship was the theme of the day at the Inverell Gala Day last Sunday. The sun was out and the frost had cleared, resulting in some sensational rugby. Scone Junior Rugby Union teams made the four hour trek up north and continued to display strength and confidence on the field. There was also amazing […]



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Veterans Golf May 31

By Graham Turvey NINETEEN Veteran Golfers travelled to Murrurundi on Tuesday, May 31 for their stableford game on the sand greens and the beautiful scenery. It was a chilly start and then a sunny day. Local Greg Lawrence did best with 38 points from President Paul Gorman second 35 and Bob Thorley third 32 C/B. […]



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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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State Championship Rugby Wrap

THE State Rugby Union Junior Championship 15´s and 16´s were held in Scone over the weekend culminating on Sunday afternoon with the finals. In the 15`s Central West were victors over Central Coast 21 to 14 while in the 16´s Central Coast had a win over Hunter 21 to 3. Event co-ordinator Michelle Edwards was […]



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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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Jock Keeps Kicking Goals

JOCK Madden is going from strength to strength since being selected in the Knight’s under 16’s team, he is the leading point scorer for his team, the second highest scorer in the competition, is playing in the grand final this weekend and is one of 40 players selected for the ‘emerging blues’ state of origin […]



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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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