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Upper Hunter Cricket Results: Round 9

By Russell Sakey Merriwa 149  defeated Muswellbrook South 65. Bunnan 126 off 18 overs defeated Rouchel  86 off  20 overs Murrurundi  6/176 off defeated Muswellbrook Silver 167 off 39 overs Belmore Bulls –  no results provided Muswelbrook Blue – no results provided. Aberdeen  4 / 183 Bushrangers  192 off  38 overs Belltrees – bye.  



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Scone Golf Report: Nov 30 – Dec 1

By Lyn Banks On Saturday, November 30 the Scone golfers played an 18 Hole Individual and 2 Ball Aggregate Par for the David Druce and Mick Reynolds trophies. A good field of 43 players turned up in very windy conditions which became worse during the afternoon. With par events being a rarity on the golfing […]



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Campbell Wins Largest Race Outside Europe

CAMPBELL Jones, who grew up in Scone, won the L’Etape Australia cycling race in Jindabyne on the weekend, the largest road bike race outside Europe and was awarded New South Wales Roadman of the Year  Campbell said it was a great race to win and helps build to his ultimate goal of riding in the […]



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Veteran’s Golf Report: Nov 26

By Graham Turvey THE veterans enjoyed the friendly company as usual but not the increasingly hot wind at Aberdeen Golf Club on Tuesday, November 26 for their stroke and putting event. Jeff McKeon won the stroke with nett 67 while Les Brown won the putting with 27 putts and the wine prize kindly donated by […]



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Scone Golf Report: November 23 – 23

By Lyn Banks ON Saturday, November 23, the Scone golfers played an 18 Hole Stableford for the James Archibald Trophy. On a hot day the morning players appreciated a breeze and the afternoon players were mostly cart golfers, along with a hardy group of younger walkers! The field was 45 which included two visitors and […]



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Another Great Weekend of Women’s Rugby in Scone

THE third annual all women’s sevens rugby union tournament held in Scone on the weekend was another huge success. The tournament was the first all female tournament to be held and continues to grow in popularity with rugby players travelling from throughout the state and the ACT. This year, Southern Districts backed up last year’s […]



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Veteran’s Golf Report: Nov 19

By Graham Turvey EIGHTEEN veterans enjoyed the hospitality of Denman Golf Club and had lots of fun and laughs when they played a stableford event on a hot and dry Tuesday, 19th November. Thank you to Gary Ashmead for sponsoring a $200 prize for a hole-in-one on the 14th hole. Vice-captain Graham Turvey did best […]



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Upper Hunter Cricket: Round 7 Results

By Russell Sakey Merriwa 2/153 Sheehan 56, B Strachan 41, defeated Muswellbrook Blue 152 off 40 overs, B Strachan 3/7 Murrurundi 7/165 off 40 overs; P Crowe 56, A Mepham 31, A Jaratwich27*, N Atkinson defeated Rouchel 159 off 38 0vers,S Clydsdale 42, L Cheshire 35, D Crowther 25; J Chapell 3/20,J McLymont3/31, T Cameron […]



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Scone Golf Report: Nov 16

By Lyn Banks SCONE golfers played an 18 Hole Individual and 2B Stableford sponsored by Brad Hockley on Saturday November 16. Improved golfing conditions with less vigorous wind, allowed the scores to be good with 37 points being required to win a ball. The winners of the 2 Ball were David O’Donnell and Daryl Dutton […]



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Veteran’s Golf: Nov 12

By Graham Turvey Twenty Vets appreciated the manicured greens, teeing areas and fairways at Scone Golf Club on Tuesday, November 12 for a stableford event under windy and very warm conditions. Get well soon Treasurer Bob Minch. George Campbell did best to win with 42 points from Graham Huggins 2nd 38 C/B and 3rd Red […]



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Scone Golf Report: Nov 7 and 9

By Lyn Banks On Saturday, November 9 at Scone Golf Course a good field played an 18 Hole Stableford for the Field Family Trophies. Windy conditions in the afternoon made play more difficult for those completing rounds then. The morning players generally recorded the better scores. Troy Collison had the best score of the day […]



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Upper Hunter Cricket: Round 6 Results

By Russell Sakey Murrurundi 4/117  B Crowe 41*, P Crowe 37, M Crowe 7* defeated Bunnan 102 R Davis 24, C Strong 19, Rouchel defeated Muswellbrook South (Forfeit) Merriwa 3/184  B Strachan 65*, P Ashford 51, C Stokes 41. defeated Aberdeen 8/181, A Hill 79,B Parkinson 28  J Armstrong 3/32, B Strachan 2/20, D Munro […]



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Veteran’s Golf Report: Nov 5

By Graham Turvey It was great to have a chat to Barbara Hunter before the 24 Vets played for the Col Hunter Shield (the trophy to remember Barb’s husband) on Tuesday, 5th November at Muswellbrook Golf Club. The winner for 2019 is Graham Huggins who scored 40 stableford points. Second was Gary Gray 37, 3rd […]



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Upper Hunter Cricket: Round 5 Results

By Russell Sakey Muswellbrook Silver 2 / 116-s.Wilkins 38, J Mann 52* defeated Bunnan 115 M Soper 33, C Strong 31, S Davis 20. C Schmierer 4 / 20, S Wilkins 2/35, J Watts 2/51. Belltrees  2/132 h Quinlivan 46, C  Simpson 38*, B McCosker 14*. defeated Bushrangers 127 B Smitth 61, J Teague 26, […]



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Scone Golf Report: Oct 31- Nov 2

By Lyn Banks IT has been another big week of golf for the Scone lady golfers with the finalizing of three major events for the season. On Thursday, October 31 the Medal of Medals round was played for the Melanie’s Jewellers Trophy. The winner with a fine score of 71 nett was Julie Leckie from […]



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Scone Golf Report: October 21-25

By Lyn Banks It has been a huge week of golf for the ladies of Scone Golf Club with players contesting the Australian Senior Championship, the Country Cup, Club Medal round and the Hunter River District Champions Playoff at Scone. Julie Leckie and Lyn Banks ventured to Nelson Bay to play two stroke rounds on […]



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Upper Hunter Cricket: Round 3 & 4 Results

Bu Russell Sakey Results Round 3: Merriwa 8 / 146  defeated Rouchel 9 / 110 Murrurundi 4 / 124 defeated South Mbk 5 / 121 Belltrees 5 / 74    defeated    Bunnan  72 Bellmore Bulls 6 / 145 defeated Mbk Silver 143 Aberdeen 5 / 181 defeated Mbk Blue 7 / 125     […]



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At Home with the Queen’s Cup

SCONE was fortunate enough to be selected for the Melbourne Cup Tour and can now boast it is the home to the Queen’s Cup. True to form, with understated success, David Paradice carried it into his parent’s home in Scone, in a plastic bag (a nice one) thrown over his shoulder. David’s dad, John “Doc” […]



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Scone Golf Report: Oct 19 – 20

By Lyn Banks THE first two rounds of the Scone Golf Club Men’s Championships on the new course were played on October 19 and 20. Despite the dry weather the greenkeeper Craig Waugh and his staff presented the course in excellent condition with smooth fast greens which received many compliments from the players. On Saturday, […]



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Veteran’s Golf: October 15

By Graham Turvey Twenty-five Vets gathered at Denman Golf Club on a delightful day for their stableford event. The course was relishing the good fall of rain last weekend. Ross Banks made it two wins in a row when he recorded an eagle and four birdies for 39 points, on a count-back from Gary Ashmead […]



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Scone Golf Report: Oct 10 – 12

By Ross Banks THERE was 13 ml of welcome rain which fell late on Friday, October 11 at Scone. The golf course will benefit greatly from the natural watering. The Saturday golfers needed to be wary of where they travelled and the shoe cleaning mats were out. A field of 35 played an 18 Hole […]



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Veteran’s Golf Report: October 8

By Graham Turvey The Vets say “thank you” to treasurer Bob Minch for shouting the prizes when 25 Vets played a stableford event at Scone Golf Club on Tuesday, October 8. Local Ross Banks did best with 38 points on a C/B from Jock O’Connor 2nd C/B 38, Graham Turvey 3rd 38, Peter Leehy 4th […]



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Scone Golf Report: October 3 – 5

By Lyn Banks On Saturday, October 5 at Scone Golf Course an 18 Hole Stroke event for the Scone RSL Group Monthly Mug and Scone Golf Club trophies was played. In the morning the conditions were overcast, but the afternoon players had it warm and windy. The field was a little hindered by the long […]



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Veteran’s Golf Report: October 1

By Graham Turvey Fifteen Vets played a medal round stableford event at Muswellbrook Golf Club on an ideal day for golf. The installation of the new irrigation system is going well. Six players were away, representing UHVGA at Port Macquarie. President Paul Gorman won with 40 points from Gary Morley 37 C/B 2nd and Terry […]



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Cassie Representing Australia in Taekwondo

ON Wednesday, Cassie Fisher is flying to New Zealand to represent Australia in the International Special Needs Taekwondo Games. Cassie is one of only six competitors representing Australia and she said she is glad she has such great instructors in Scone. “I’ve never been to New Zealand, so there is excitement for me,” said Ms […]



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