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Scone Golf Report: September 10

By Julie Leckie THIRTY six players braved the wind on Saturday to contest the September Monthly Mug, sponsored by the Scone RSL Group.  Scoring was extremely difficult and there were some cricket scores recorded, but Tony O’Neill lifted the mug with a score of even par. Jeff Harrington and Garry Taylor managed to tame the […]



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Veteran’s Golf Report: September 10

The drought was very apparent for the ten Vets who played a stableford event at Murrurundi Golf Club on Tuesday, September 10. Peter Leehy won the day with 38 points from George Campbell 2nd 37 C/B and John Norman 3rd 37. Balls went to Gary Gray and Brian Dever 34. The Bradman’s trophy, kindly donated […]



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Scone Wins Wrap

By David Casson WINNING one Premiership is hard enough but backing it up the following year is far from easy. The Scone Thoroughbreds First Grade and Ladies League Tag have managed to achieve this following good wins at Scone Park on Saturday. The Ladies League Tag started the day and were up against fierce rivals […]



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2019 Premiership Winners: Scone Thoroughbreds

THE 2019 Bengalla Group 21 first grade grand final winners are the Scone Thoroughbreds, convincingly defeating the Aberdeen Tigers 40 to 6. Adam Clysdesale was awarded Man of the Match. More to come. Related stories: Scone Women Win Grand Final Under 18’s: Singleton Beats Aberdeen Reserves: Merriwa Wins Grand Final



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Reserves: Merriwa Wins Grand Final

THE Merriwa Magpies have won the Reserve Grade grand final 26 to 6 against Aberdeen at Scone Park. More to come. Related: Scone Women Win Grand Final Under 18’s: Singleton Beats Aberdeen 2019 Premiership Winners: Scone Thoroughbreds



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Under 18’s: Singleton Beats Aberdeen

IN the under 18’s grand final at Scone Park, Singleton beat Aberdeen 44 to 10. Emotions ran high just before the final whistle and there were a few punches thrown. Grand final wrap to come. See also: Scone Women Win Grand Final. Reserves: Merriwa Wins Grand Final. 2019 Premiership Winners: Scone Thoroughbreds.



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Scone Women Win Grand Final

THE Scone Thoroughbred’s League Tag side has taken out the 2019 grand final at Scone Park against Murrurundi 18 to 10.  More to follow. Related: Under 18’s: Singleton Beats Aberdeen. Reserves: Merriwa Wins Grand Final. 2019 Premiership Winners: Scone Thoroughbreds.



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Bengalla Group 21 Grand Finals Tomorrow

THE Scone Thoroughbreds will be hosting the Bengalla Group 21 Grand Finals at Scone Park tomorrow – Saturday, September 7. Game times below. After an outstanding 2018 where the Club were premiers in all Grades, they have had another very strong 2019 season with First Grade, Reserve Grade and Ladies League Tag finishing minor premiers. […]



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Scone Women’s Sevens Warming Up

THIS year’s Scone Women’s Rugby Seven’s Tournament is taking shape with the dates for the weekend set down for November 16 and 17. The tournament is now in it’s third year and was the first all women’s rugby sevens tournament in the state. Each year the tournament has grown, with teams travelling from throughout the […]



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Veteran’s Golf: September 3

By Graham Turvey Terry Mitchell defended his Vets’ title when he won the Keith Bluford Shield for the second year in a row at Muswellbrook Golf Club on Tuesday, Sept 3 with 42 stableford points. We welcomed visitors from Melbourne, Terry and Yvonne Tisdale. We also farewelled Julie Berick who has now moved to the […]



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Scone Golf Report: September 2

By Julie Leckie FOLLOWING some very welcome Friday and Saturday rain, there was some doubt that there would be any golf on Saturday, but the green keepers decided that the course was indeed playable.  For the first time golfers on Saturday had an opportunity to play the course in the wet, probably not wet enough […]



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Bass Season Begins

ON Sunday anglers will be able to cast their lines to catch Australian bass and estuary perch, as the annual three-month closed season finishes. Cameron Westaway, senior fisheries manager inland for the NSW Department of Primary Industries reminds anglers total bag limits of two Australian bass or estuary perch per person, with a combined total […]



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Wingen Campdraft Bucks the Trend

By Mel Atfield ALL roads led to the little village of Wingen last weekend, it has been several years since the Hunter Valley has seen a campdraft due to such terrible times with this horrendous drought and Wingen has not held a campdraft for several, but I believe we made up for some lost time. […]



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Veteran’s Golf Report: August 27

By Graham Turvey TWENTY-THREE veterans played a stroke and putting event at Aberdeen Golf Club under ideal mild conditions, although we missed captain Phil and treasurer Bob, on Tuesday, August 27. We hope Brian Dever is feeling better soon after having to go home ill during his round. Doug Dowell did best with nett 64 […]



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Scone Golf Report: Aug 22 – 24

By Lyn Banks ON Thursday, August 22 the Scone lady golfers concluded the club championships in howling wind. The first singles championship on the new course was won by Lyn Banks by three shots to runner up Julie Leckie. This was Lyn’s eighth consecutive title. In Division 2 Kerry McLennan won her first singles event […]



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Rouchel Bushman’s Carnival Back on the Map

THE Rouchel Bushman’s Carnival was back in the saddle on the weekend, following a two year hiatus due to weather, with more than 150 competitors making their way to the iconic campdraft. Andrew Chapman from Nundle took top prize, with his 16 year old daughter Charlotte winning the juvenile division. Andrew said campdraft was a […]



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First Buckle for Inspired Junior Stockman

JACK Mobberley remembers watching his hero Zeb Pearce from Merriwa win a buckle at the Junior Stockman’s Challenge in Murrurundi and thought he’d never be able to do it, but this weekend he did! “In 2014 I saw a friend win a buckle, it inspired me to get a buckle and I never thought I’d […]



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Scone Golf Report: Aug 15 – 18

By Lyn Banks On Saturday, August 17, the Scone golfers played a 2Ball and Single Stableford event for The O’Donnell Family Trophy. Another great field of 49 enjoyed the conditions with the winners Stuart Sheldrake and Adam Moore combining very well to record 49 points. The winner of the single stableford was Malcolm Haynes who […]



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Veteran’s Golf: August 13

By Graham Turvey Thirty two very keen Vets played the final round of their championships on Tuesday, August 13 for the first time at the re-vamped Scone Golf Club. It is a very impressive layout. The Champions for 2019 are: A Grade: Kim Robinson   B Grade: Gary Morley   C Grade: Jim Elder   Nett Champion over […]



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Cowboys Choose Scone White Park

By Taylah Fellows FOR the first time the Australian Reigned Cow Horse Association (ARCHA) is coming to Scone to host their ‘Wideland Motor Group’s Pot of Gold’ event this weekend August 10 and 11. The two day event will showcase a range of exciting cow horse competitions including reining, cutting, boxing and the famous down-the-fence […]



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Veteran’s Golf: Aug 6

By Graham Turvey The 31 Vets had to all hit-off from the first tee for a change due to the coring of some greens at Muswellbrook on Tuesday, August 6 in the (stroke) first round of the 2019 Championships. Brian Dever had the best nett score of 65 from Terry Mitchell 2nd 68, Les Brown […]



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Scone Golf Report: Aug 1, 3

By Lyn Banks On Saturday, August 3 at Scone Golf Course an 18 Hole Stroke event for the Monthly Mug was played. The day was near perfect for the fifty competition golfers with the later players having some wind to contend with. The course was in its usual excellent condition, and if players stayed on […]



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Veteran’s Golf: July 30

BY Graham Turvey The 12 Vets who played a stableford Medal event at Murrurundi Gold Club (The Wonderful World of Wombats) on Tuesday, July 30, greatly missed Bob Thorley. We hope you are back playing with us soon Bob. Thanks for the pies for lunch John Norman. Terry Mitchell did best with 34 points from […]



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Scone Golf Report: July 29

By Julie Leckie Thursday’s Gael Holland 18 Hole Stableford Trophy Day was again played under perfect weather conditions with a good quota of ladies turning up for a great day of golf which was reflected with some hot scores coming in from the 18th hole. Judy Carmody felt more than pleased with a sizzling Stableford […]



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Veteran’s Golf: July 23

By Graham Turvey President Paul Gorman won the Bernie Behringer Memorial par 3 event over 24 holes at Aberdeen Golf Club on Tuesday, 23rd July with nett 69. It was great that Paul has recovered so well from being in hospital recently. We wish Bob Thorley all the best as he is a bit crook […]



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