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Veteran’s Golf Report: April 17

By Graham Turvey Once again we welcomed Judy Miles (with apologies from her sons) for the presentation of the Ossie Miles Trophy – the first of the major golf events for 2018 for the Upper Hunter Vets, on Tuesday, April 17 at Muswellbrook Golf Club. Thank you to Jason and Beryl in the pro shop […]



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Scone Golf Report: April 5-9

By Lyn Banks The Scone golf ladies played the second Monthly Medal for a Melanie’s Jewellers Trophy on Thursday, April 5 at Muswellbrook. Lyn Banks narrowly won the medal with 71 nett from Jo Brown on 73 nett. On Saturday, April 7, Stacey Dykes had a fine round of 68 nett to win the Muswellbrook […]



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Veteran’s Golf: April 10

By Graham Turvey Fifty-two vets played in the first round of the Challenge event between Upper Hunter Vets and Henbury Vets on Tuesday, April 10 at Muswellbrook Golf Club. Thank you to the Henbury golfers for making the trip. Treasurer Bob and Captain Phil did a wonderful job organising the draw, score cards, the shot-gun […]



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Veteran’s Golf Report: April 3, 2018

By Graham Turvey ON Tuesday, April 10 at Muswellbrook Golf Club we will play the first round for 2018 of the Challenge event against Henbury vets. As they will have been travelling for over two hours, please have some cakes, slices, scones, jam and cream etc for the Henbury players to refresh themselves, by 8.00 […]



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Veteran’s Golf: March 20

By Graham Turvey Thank you to the Denman volunteers, including Martin Byrne and Brian Dever, who keep the golf course in such good order, especially the greens – some of the best in the region. A war-bird was having good fun flying around the course using us for target practice it seemed. There were 9 […]



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Veteran’s Golf: March 13

By Graham Turvey A beautiful autumn day for golf for the 24 Vets who played a stroke and putting event at Aberdeen where the much greener fairways had been kindly trimmed allowing lots of run, was enjoyed on Tuesday, March 13. Scoring was keen with lots of scores in the 60s. Graham Guest was tops […]



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Scone Golf Report: March 11 and 12

By Lyn Banks On Sunday, March 11, the Scone Golf Club men’s pennant team was up early to travel to Dungog to play Paterson. Unfortunately, the three fourball matches went to Paterson, but the match was close with the pairs of Mick Alsleben and Red Palmer, and Ross Banks and Geoff Ferguson both losing 1 […]



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Upper Hunter Cricket: March 10

By Russell Sakey RESULTS “A” Grade  Aberdeen A  182 defeated Merriwa 117. “B” Grade Belltrees Bushrangers 9 / 75 defeated Aberdeen B 74. Aberdeen A 182 off 40 overs. J Smith 41, C McNeill31, N Connor 31, A McNeill27, E Tickle 19. G Sheehan 4 / 34, D Monroe 2  / 34, N Blackadder 2 […]



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Scone Golf Report: March 1 – 5

By Lyn Banks ON Thursday, March 1 the Scone lady golfers played an 18 Hole Stroke for the first Monthly Medal and Golf NSW Medal round. In heavy conditions at the Muswellbrook Golf Course, Lyn Banks was the winner of the Melanie’s Jewellers Trophy with 73 nett. Annie Woods was next best with 74 nett. […]



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Upper Hunter Cricket: March 3

By Russell Sakey SEMI FINAL RESULTS – A Grade Belltrees 131 off 40 overs H Quinlivan 63, C Parry 25, M French 16* B Strachan 4 / 12, D Munro 2 / 30. tied with Merriwa 9/131 off 40 overs B Strachan 32, G Sheehan 27, J Osmond 18*, B McCosker 4 / 29, D […]



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Men from Snowy River Take the Challenge

THERE must be something in the water at Tumut, or perhaps it is just the breed of stock man from the Snowy Mountains that led to Sam Webb claiming the title of King of the Ranges and 14 year old Tom Denson taking out Junior King of the Ranges last weekend in Murrurundi. Sam Webb […]



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Upper Hunter Cricket: February 24

By Russell Sakey ROUND 18 RESULTS Results are in and after a weekend of some intense cricket , the order is :- #1 = Belltrees with 82 points #2 = Merriwa on 80 points #3 = Rouchel on 80 points #4 = Aberdeen on 70 points #5 = Belmore Bulls on 68 #6 = Aberdeen […]



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Scone Golf Report: February 26

NEW GOLF COURSE TOUR – By Lyn Banks Great interest regarding the new Scone golf course is being expressed by members and others in the local community. Construction of the re-designed Scone golf course is progressing as planned with opening of the new course expected around mid-year. A site inspection of the current progress has […]



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Scone Junior Cricket: February 24

By Tracy Officer ROUND 14 RESULTS UNDER 14’s: Denman 3/53 defeated Scone Cavaliers 10/51 Denman Innings: Gilbert – 12, T. McKenzie – 2/4; Will Eveleigh – 5, W. Stair – 1/3 Cavaliers Innings: Collins – 30, H. Atkinson – 1/3; Blake – 10, C. Dowell – 1/ 2 Scone Wanderers 2/80 defeated Muswellbrook Bower 10/77 […]



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Veteran’s Golf: February 27

By Graham Turvey Thank you to head green keeper Brad for having the greens beautifully trimmed on Tuesday, February 27 for the 28 Vets who played a stableford event at Muswellbrook after the welcomed rain. The volunteers, like Les Cope also do a very professional job in keeping the course in top condition. Christine Smith […]



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Veteran’s Golf: February 20

By Graham Turvey Welcomed cloudy skies and some rain were at Denman Golf Course on Tuesday, February 20 when 13 Vets played a stableford event. Best player was Terry Mitchell with 34 points from President Bruce Robinson 2nd 32 C/B and Gary Gray 3rd 32. Balls went to Captain Phil Ledgerwood 31, Lindsay Hodge and […]



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Upper Hunter Cricket: February 17

By Russell Sakey Round 17 Murrurundi won their second game for this season, as the fine form of Ben and Peter Crowe continues. Merriwa also continue a fine run of form, but are now being forced to play their key bowlers at the front end of the innings, to make sure of the pressure on […]



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Scone Junior Cricket: February 17

By Tracy Officer Round 13 Results UNDER 14’s: Scone Cavaliers 5/129 defeated Muswellbrook Bower 10/86 Scone Innings: Will Eveleigh – 30  H.Atkinson – 2/6;  Ashton Frost – 29 Aajay Watts – 1/2; Aajay Watts – 16  Jacob Cordina – 1/ 4. Scone Wanderers 8/90 defeated Denman 7/87 Scone Innings: Cooper Burnett – 23 Josh Crowther […]



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Upper Hunter Cricket: February 10

By Russell Sakey RESULTS: Round 16 Warriors 6 / 170 off 20 overs S Davis 75, J Noble 40, W King 18, J White 2 / 25, B Smith 2 / 40 defeated – Belltrees Bushrangers 7 / 101 off 21 overs L Davis 28, B Smith 26, T Johnson 24*. G Davis 3 / […]



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Veteran’s Golf: February 13

By Graham Turvey Aberdeen Golf Course was looking remarkably green when 28 Vets came to play their stroke with putting event on Tuesday, Feb 13. Thank you Doug Dowell for the hours you and your helpers have put in, watering the tees, greens and fairways. It was a close result with Graham Huggins winning with […]



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Game On Again at Belltrees

BEN McRae, president of the Belltrees Cricket Club admitted he may be a little biased but feels Belltrees will take out the annual cricket grudge match with Rouchel this year. “This is the first charity day game where Rouchel and Belltrees are at the top of the ladder,” said Mr McRae. “Rouchel is at the […]



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Scone Golf Report: February 4

By Lyn Banks MANY of the Scone golfers have been playing at other local courses during recent months as the Scone Golf Course redevelopment takes progress. Members are very appreciative of the generosity of other local clubs in allowing them to play in their competitions. However, the extreme heat has meant many golfers have had […]



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Veteran’s Golf: February 6

By Graham Turvey A record 43 Vets played the two ball best ball stableford event at Muswellbrook today and we welcomed a visitor from Branxton, Noel Hughes. Playing very well Red Palmer and Lindsay Hodge won on a count-back with 47 points from Noel Hughes and Terry Mitchell. Third were Gary Morley and Gary Gray […]



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Upper Hunter Cricket: February 3

By Russell Sakey RESULTS – ROUND 15 Belltrees  def  Warriors Aberdeen B def Belltrees Bushrangers Rouchel def Merriwa Aberdeen A def  Murrurundi. Belmore Bulls – bye   Aberdeen B 177 off 40 overs H Churcher 46, J Smith 27, J Duffin 18, T Dixon 18, D Murnane 16. D White 4 / 20, J Teague […]



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Scone Junior Cricket: Round 11 Results

Results: Under 14’s No results entered Under 12’s Scone Cavaliers 7/96 defeated Denman 10/60 Muswellbrook Hallett 7/92 defeated Scone Bushrangers 5/83 Muswellbrook Gill 6/101 defeated Murrurundi 7/58 Scone Wanderers – BYE Under 10’s No results entered Round 12 Draw – February 9 and 10: Due to Senior Cricket games being held on Saturday morning, All […]



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