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Veterans Golf: June 13

By Graham Turvey THE 28 Veteran golfers at Scone played a novelty stableford event on Tuesday, June 13 – they were only allowed three golf clubs and a putter! The treasurer Bob Minch shouted everyone lunch to boot, the scores were not affected and the usual suspects did best. Winner – Captain Max Holz 41 […]



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Scone Golf Report June 8 -11

ON Saturday June 10 the Scone golfers played an 18 hole stableford for George Betts’ Trophy, it was a dismal day and the scores were impacted by the damper playing conditions. The A Grade winner was Mac Dawson who had 38 points, one point ahead of runner up Ross Banks. In B Grade Scott Reid […]



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Veteran’s Golf: June 6

By Graham Turvey Thirty-three Vets enjoyed the beautiful winter morning at Muswellbrook Golf Course on Tuesday, June 6 on this delightful 18 hole layout in their stableford event. It wasn’t too cool at their 9 am winter hit-off time. Results: 1st Christine Smith 39 points, 2nd Captain Max Holz 38 C/B, 3rd Les Brown 38 […]



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Scone Golf: June 1 – 4

By Lyn Banks IN ideal golfing conditions for the start of winter the Scone ladies played an 18 hole stroke / stableford on Thursday, June 1.The winner of the fourth Monthly Medal was Annie Woods who had a fine 67 nett to win her second medal of the year. The runner up was Julie Leckie […]



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Rugby League: Round 7 Results

FIRST GRADE: Denman 20 drew with Singleton 20 Scone 36 defeated Greta Branxton 4 Muswellbrook 36 defeated Aberdeen 30 RESERVE GRADE: Singleton 46 defeated Denman 6 Murrurundi 28 defeated Merriwa 14 Scone 44 defeated Great Branxton 0 Aberdeen 24 defeated Muswellbrook 4 UNDER 18’s Singleton 14 defeated Denman 10 Muswellbrook 16 defeated Scone 4 LEAGUE […]



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Strong Win to Scone Over Greta Branxton

By David Casson The Scone First Grade scored a solid 36 to 4 win over bottom of the table Greta Branxton however with a score of 6 to 0 at half time, supporters were ready for some improvement in the second half. Fortunately the Thoroughbreds rallied from a first half which saw little between the […]



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Scone Golf: May 25-27

By Lyn Banks A very good field of men played a 2Ball and Individual Stableford at Scone Golf Course on Saturday, May 27. The winners of the Scott Shann and Duncan Yuille Trophy were Matt Langan and Phil McGuirk who had a great 48 points, and Scott Reid who won the individual prize with 44 […]



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Big Rewards Ahead of Home Carnival

By Racheal Finlayson LAST weekend seven teams-worth of Bunnan Polocrosse players trucked out to Coolah for the annual Cassilis Polocrosse Carnival. This year a new competition, the Toprail Pinnacle, was run in conjunction with the normal club competition and drew some of the top players from across the Eastern side of the country. Teams of […]



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Veteran’s Golf: May 16

By Graham Turvey Twenty-four Vets enjoyed ideal conditions at Scone Golf Club on Tuesday, May 16 for their stableford event. Thank you for the work that is done on this course to make it so pleasant to play on. Welcome to visitor David Ledgerwood from Port Macquarie. Vice Captain Graham Turvey did best with 41 […]



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Scone Retain Johnny Lawler Memorial Trophy

By David Casson

LAST Sunday saw the Scone Thoroughbreds and Aberdeen Tigers compete for the Annual Johnny Lawler Memorial Shield. The game was traditionally tough as all local derbies are. In a match where both sides had too many errors it was Scone converting a 6 to 4 lead to a 24 to 8 victory at full time.

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Scone Golf Report: May 11-14

By Lyn Banks Plenty of run on the fairways resulted in some very good scores again this week at Scone Golf Course. On Saturday, May 13, the men played an 18 Hole Stableford competition for the Scone RSL Group Trophy. The A Grade winner was Ross Banks who had 40 points. C grade was also […]



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Scone Golf: May 4-8

LADIES WIN DISTRICT PENNANT By Lyn Banks On Monday May 8 the Hunter River District ladies golf pennant for 2017 concluded with the last round being played at Muswellbrook Golf Club. The competition was contested by eight clubs including Hunter Valley Golf and Country Club, the Vintage, Cypress Lakes, Cessnock, Branxton, Singleton, Muswellbrook and Scone, […]



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Big Beginning for Bunnan

By Racheal Finlayson FROM representing New South Wales down south and in Queensland to contesting finals in Muswellbrook, the 2017 polocrosse season has kicked off in a big way for the local Bunnan Club. See gallery below. From April 14 – 16 juniors from around the country descended on the Albury Holbrook Polocrosse grounds for […]



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Scone Golf Report: March 27- May 1

By Lyn Banks ON Saturday April 29 at Scone Golf Course the men played an 18 Hole Stableford for the Luck’s Meats and Mick Alsleben Trophy, after a crisp morning the day became very agreeable for golf for the large field. There were plenty of prizes given and the lucky winners included Tony Pringle who […]



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Veteran’s Golf: April 25

By Graham Turvey All the Veterans present enjoyed the perfect weather on the totally picturesque golf course at Murrurundi on Anzac Day, with many blooming floral species. Every player received a ball in the competition. Meanwhile, at Muswellbrook Golf Club following the Games Event as part of the Anzac Day commemoration, the Upper Hunter Veteran […]



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Scone Golf: April 15

By Lyn Banks On Saturday, April 15 at Scone Golf Course the men played an 18 Hole Stableford for the Curtis Gant Betts Trophy. It was an ideal day for golf with no wind and a pleasant temperature. There were two very good scores of 41 points by Ross Banks who won A Grade and […]



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First in Three Classes

THE Scone Equine Vaulting Team placed first in three classes at the Royal Easter Show on Good Friday.

The team placed first for preliminary squad, Phillip Ritter won novice individual and Georgina Heard and Peyton Halloran took the blue ribbon for pas de deux; coach Robyn Boyle said she was thrilled with the results.

“We entered in three classes and we came back with three blue ribbons, it doesn’t get any better than that,” said Ms Boyle.

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Veteran’s Golf: April 11

By Graham Turvey Sunny skies and a drying golf course greeted the 27 Vets who played their stableford event at Scone on Tuesday, April 11. “Thank you” for the trimmed fairways we all say to the Scone maintenance volunteers. Mike at the bar and the wonderful caterers always make us so welcome. Welcome to visitor […]



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Scone Golf: April 3 – 8

By Lyn Banks IN pleasant golfing conditions on Thursday April 6 the Scone ladies played an 18 Hole Stroke / Stableford for the second GNSW Medal round and the second Monthly Medal. The winner of the Melanie’s Jewellers Trophy was Narelle Rutter who had a very good 72 nett. Due to the small field there […]



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Yarraman Take Top Sale

YARRAMAN Park stud sold a colt by Medaglia d’Oro (USA) and Hoss Amor for $2.4 million today at the Inglis Easter sale. Arthur Mitchell, part owner of Yarraman Park said they were delighted and surprised by the result. “We were expecting a lot less than that,” said Mr Mitchell. “He was a good looking horse, […]



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Scone Leads Easter Sales

UPPER Hunter horses are leading the field after day one of the Inglis Easter sales with Bhima Stud claiming top vendor on aggregate selling eight horses for $3.1 million and Segenhoe Stud was leading vendor on average, selling four horses at an average of $726,000. Local farm Turangga also did well, selling two horses which […]



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Veteran’s Golf: April 4

By Graham Turvey The clouds and showers did not deter the 31 Vets who came to Aberdeen Golf Club on Tuesday, April 4 for a stroke and putting round. The freshly cut fairways were a delight. Welcome to new member Bob Fry from Singleton. Unfortunately Paul Gorman has resigned as president of the vets as […]



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Upper Hunter Cricket Awards

By Russell Sakey ABERDEEN youngster Nathan Connor scooped a number of the important awards on his way to winning the All Rounder of the year for season 2016 / 17. Connor was the leading run scorer with 509 runs scored at an average of 54.40 for the season.  His highest score was an innings of […]



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Scone Golf, April 1

AT Scone golf course on Saturday April 1, the men played and 18 Hole Stroke / Stableford for the Scone RSL Group Monthly Mug. With further rain during the week the fairways were long and heavy making play difficult. Adam Moore had a fine round of 68 nett to be the Mug and A Grade […]



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Scone Ladies Golf Open Day, March 30

By Lyn Banks THE Scone ladies golf Open Day was conducted on Thursday March 30 in inclement conditions, some players got through unscathed but many endured rain for part or much of their round. There were visitors from most of the Hunter Valley clubs plus players from Quirindi and Mudgee who, along with the Scone […]



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