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Veteran’s Golf: Nov 28

By Graham Turvey Twenty Vets enjoyed their stableford round of golf at Murrurundi plus a chicken salad lunch shouted by Treasurer Bob Minch and kindly served by local Pauline on Tuesday, Nov 28 . It is good to know that Paul Gorman is making a good recovery after recent illness. Doug Roach won the day […]



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Upper Hunter Cricket: Round 8

By Russell Sakey This weekend had almost everything: 100’s were Jake Teague 134 and Ben Crackett 106. Almost 100’s were: B Parkinson 89, Josh Nobles 75 and Mick Davidson 72.   RESULTS REVIEW Belmore Hotel Bulls 6 / 253 def Warriors 172. Belltrees Bushrangers 6 / 256 def  Aberdeen A 254 Rouchel 5 / 206  […]



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Great Girl’s Weekend in Scone

THE Tuggeranong Vikings won the first Scone Women’s 7’s tournament today beating Maitland Surf and Turf 34 to nil. Organiser, Brad Smith said the rain during the weekend just added to the fun of the games. See photos below. “The rain didn’t worry us too much, you play rugby whether it is rain, hail or […]



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Girls Ready to Play

THIS weekend Scone Brumbies rugby union will host their first women’s 7’s tournament. Kate Brown, a former local Scone resident and Australian rugby union player will be returning home to play in the tournament, but will be playing for a team from the Central Coast. Seven teams are traveling from throughout the state to be […]



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Veteran’s Golf: November 14

By Graham Turvey Aberdeen Golf Course is always presented well for the Vets and Tuesday, November 14 was no exception when 31 players contested a stroke and putting event. The greens, fairways and tees were all mown and the bunkers raked for us. Thank you to Dog Dowell and all the helpers. Captain Phil Ledgerwood […]



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Scone Junior Cricket – Round 5 Results

Under 14’s Denman vs Scone Cavaliers – No result entered Scone Wanderers 2/78 defeated Muswellbrook Bower 10/77 Under 12’s Murrurundi – BYE Muswellbrook Hallett 1/69 defeated Denman 4/63 Muswellbrook Gill 6/156 defeated Scone Cavaliers 9/81 Scone Bushrangers 2/70 defeated Scone Wanderers 8/66 Wanderers 1st Innings Harry Faulkner – 29         George Patterson – 2/10 Nick Gallagher […]



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Upper Hunter Cricket: Round 6

By Russell Sakey Results Belmore Hotel Bulls defeated Belltrees Aberdeen B defeated Murrurundi Rouchel defeated Belltrees Bushrangers Merriwa defeated Aberdeen A Warriors had a bye. Highest score: G.Sheehan 163 for Merriwa against Aberdeen A. Merriwa is enjoying a resurgence as they are putting up large scores and knocking over the opposition cheaply. Details Belmore Hotel […]



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Scone Junior Cricket – Round 4 Results

Under 10’s Denman v Scone Stars – No result, match cancelled due to weather Scone Scorchers 6/115 defeated Scone Thunder 7/112 Scone Sixers v Muswellbrook Mead – No result entered Aberdeen v Scone Heat – No result entered Under 12’s Muswellbrook Gill 4/43 defeated Murrurundi 10/41 Muswellbrook Hallett 4/116 defeated Scone Bushrangers 6/106 Denman v […]



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Upper Hunter Cricket Results: Nov 4

Round 5 results: Belltrees def Warriors Aberdeen B def Belltrees Bushrangers Merriwa def Rouchel Aberdeen A def Murrurundi Belmore Bulls – bye Belltrees 5 / 218 off 40 overs P McTaggart 79, W Osmond 35, A Williams 30, C Simpson 17. M Langan 3 / 33, W King 3 / 40 Warriors 71 off 26 […]



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Upper Hunter Cricket: Round 3

By Russel Sakey INNINGS of the week  – Ben Crowe (Murrurundi)  141 Further runs scored on the new synthetic of Fleming Oval :- Mick Davidson 88* / Tom Wilson 57* The Upper Hunter Representative Side to play Cessnock in the John Bull Shield Match 29-10-17 at Cessnock Michael Davidson Thomas Wilson Nathan Connor Jeremy Smith […]



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Bidding Opens on Silks

BIDDING opened last night on ebay for the Where There’s A Will silks worn by Robert Thompson in the inaugural TAB Everest horse race and signed by all 12 jockeys in the main Everest race. Polly Yuille from the Where There’s A Will Foundation said it was a great piece of sports memorabilia. “If you […]



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Scone Golf Report: Oct 12-14

By Lyn Banks On Saturday, October 14 a group of the Scone men golfers played in the 2 person ambrose event at Muswellbrook. Steve Morse and Alan Wood had a great day out with 5 under par for a nett 61 and ¾ to be the best Scone score. The Bob Rose Matchplay Championship in […]



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Upper Hunter Cricket: Round 2

By Russel Sakey Belmore Bulls V Belltree Bushrangers: It was a fun afternoon’s cricket and Saunders Oval played well, 254 v 168 runs, with a quick outfield. Congratulations to Ricky Lawrence of 114*, the first time he cracked 100. Also two near hat-tricks to Gavin Newton Smith 4 wickets in 6 balls, it was high […]



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Veteran’s Golf: Oct 10

By Graham Turvey The Veteran golfers would like to thank the many volunteers who maintain Aberdeen Golf Course. The greens, tees and fairways are in good order despite the dry conditions in the Upper Hunter at present. Today Doug Dowell was not playing; he was out on the tractor working hard. We played a stableford […]



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Scone Golf Report: Oct 5-8

By Lyn Banks The Scone ladies played in the 18 Hole Stableford at Muswellbrook on Thursday, October 5 with June Jukes having the best Scone score of 33 points. Aberdeen will be the venue on Thursday, October 12, followed by a visit to Murrurundi on October 19. Lyn Banks ventured to Mudgee for their ladies […]



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Put Cricket in the Calendar

AUSTRALIA Day is already on the minds of the Upper Hunter Cricket Association as they prepare for their annual gala day. Mac Dawson, vice president of the Association said it is a fun day that celebrates Australian back yard cricket on a bigger scale. “One year our team all dressed as Steve Irwin, we all […]



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Cricket Season Begins

By Mac Dawson THERE are nine teams in the Upper Hunter cricket competition this season. Everyone has a hope of making the grand final, it is a very open competition this year. With the Bunnan team folding a few very good players have spread themselves out amoungst different teams, so we won’t know until Christmas […]



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Veteran’s Golf: Oct 3

By Graham Turvey Vets who are going to Henbury on Thursday, October 5 are asked to meet at Muswellbrook Golf Club at 5.00 am to car pool for the trip. Great spring conditions for golf and slow and true greens greeted the 23 Vets who played a stableford event at Muswellbrook on Tuesday, October 3. […]



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Scone Golf Report: Sept 28 – 30

By Lyn Banks A good field of Scone golfers supported the Muswellbrook Bayswater Cup (men) and Bayswater Shield (ladies), on Saturday, September 30. The best result for a Scone player was Ross Banks who had 69 nett to be runner up in A Grade. Meanwhile, a 24 Hole Par 3 event at Aberdeen had a […]



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Veteran’s Golf: Sept 26

By Graham Turvey The greens were in top condition for the Vets when 25 members played their stroke with putting event at Aberdeen Golf Club on Tuesday, September 26. Happy 42nd wedding anniversary to Captain Max and Nellie Holz for September 20 and congratulations on the sale of the property. Graham Boles did clearly the […]



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Scone Golf Report: Sept 19-26

By Lyn Banks Scone golfers have started playing on alternate local courses and a number have been attending open days in the Hunter area as well. The ladies had a group of eight head to Merriwa on September 20 for their Open Day and it was also the Hunter River District Ladies Sandgreen Championship. In […]



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Veteran’s Golf: Sept 19

By Graham Turvey A big ‘thank you” to Gary Morley who sponsored the U H Veterans’ Mulligans Day stableford at Aberdeen Golf Club on Tuesday, September 19. The day proved to be a success, especially for Bob Lawman, who was able to re-play an out-of-bounds shot with no penalty. There were 28 players in all, […]



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Farewell Old Scone Golf Course

By Lyn Banks Farewell Scone Golf Course On Saturday, September 16 over 80 golfers took part in a “Farewell to the Current Course” day at Scone. An 18 Hole 4 Person Ambrose was played in windy but warm conditions. The prizes from the Scone RSL Group were very generously distributed throughout the field, and all […]



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Veteran’s Golf: Sept 12

By Graham Turvey It’s so dry in the Upper Hunter this spring so far, but Muswellbrook Golf Course was in top condition for the 30 Vets who contested the historical Keith Bluford Shield on Tuesday, September 12. The winner for 2017 is Jim Elder who won in a very closely contested count-back (two four-pointers in […]



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Scone Golf Report: Sept 7-9

By Lyn Banks HOLE IN ONE BY STEVE MORSE Another great day for golf was enjoyed by a very good field of men golfers on Saturday September 9 at Scone. Steve Morse had the highlight shot of the day when he holed out on the 128 metre 2nd hole! This was his first ever hole […]



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