Sport Just In

Veteran’s Golf – Tomorrow Has Been Cancelled

By Graham Turvey Our game at Aberdeen on Tuesday has been cancelled due to the Government’s shutdown ruling. Each following weeks’ golf will be reviewed each week and communicated. In the meantime: health.nsw.gov.au/coronavirus advises: Clean your hands with soap and water or hand sanitiser. Cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze. Avoid […]



Posted in Just In, Sports Just In | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Veteran’s Golf – Tomorrow Has Been Cancelled

Scone Golf Report: March 15-21

By Lyn Banks IT was an ideal day for golf at Scone on Thursday March 19. The lady golfers played an 18 Hole Stroke / Stableford which was a Mystery 2 Ball BAM event sponsored by Lyn Banks. It was also the first Monthly Medal sponsored by Melanie’s Jewellers. In the novel event where cards […]



Posted in Just In, Sports Just In | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Scone Golf Report: March 15-21

Veteran’s Golf Report March 17

By Graham Turvey SIXTEEN very healthy Vets played a stableford event at Denman Golf Club on Tuesday, 17th March – St Patrick’s Day. The course is in top condition thanks to the many locals who keep it maintained and a pleasure to play. Best health wishes to Secretary Graham Guest, and also to Rod Auld […]



Posted in Just In, Sports Just In | Tagged , | Comments Off on Veteran’s Golf Report March 17

Greater Northern Tigers: 16s Beaten But 18s A Win

By Greg Newling GREATER Northern Tiger 16s had contrasting results when they played fifth round Country Championship matches at Aberdeen’s McKinnon Field on Saturday. While the 16’s were beaten 42-4 the 18s won 24-18. The Steve Haylen-coached 16’s trailed 8-4 at halftime before what assistant coach Brad McManus described as “the wheels fell off” in […]



Posted in Just In, Sports Just In | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Greater Northern Tigers: 16s Beaten But 18s A Win

Scone Golf Report – March 9-14

By Lyn Banks On Saturday, March 14 the Scone golfers played an 18 Hole Stableford in very cool and windy conditions. A good field of 42 players was in contention for the prizes sponsored by Scott Reid. It was also Round 1 of The Captain’s Trophy. Tony Pringle and Les Cottam had the best rounds […]



Posted in Just In, Sports Just In | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Scone Golf Report – March 9-14

Pre-Season Group 4 Knocked Out

By Geoff Newling THE CORONAVIRUS has knocked out two major Group 4 Rugby League pre-season competitions – the Jack Woolaston 9’s and Ladies League Tag Knockout – but the regular season is still timed for an early May kickoff. This morning an emergency Group 4 Board meeting was held with North Tamworth Rugby League club […]



Posted in Just In, Sports Just In | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Pre-Season Group 4 Knocked Out

Aberdeen – Northern Tiger Territory This Weekend

By Geoff Newling GREATER Northern Tigers can give themselves a “high five” on Saturday. The local division – a combination of the Group 4, 19 and 21 – competitions – plays five matches at Aberdeen’s McKinnon Field on Saturday. Kicking off the huge day is a trial game between the Greater Northern Tiger “Pups to […]



Posted in Just In, Sports Just In | Tagged , | Comments Off on Aberdeen – Northern Tiger Territory This Weekend

Veteran’s Golf Report: March 10

By Graham Turvey ONLY seven veterans played in the stableford event at Scone on Tuesday, March 10 because of the Week of Golf being held at Muswellbrook and the funeral for Rugby League legend Don “Bandy” Adams being held in Scone. Ross Banks did best with 39 points from Graham Turvey 28. Balls went to […]



Posted in Just In, Sports Just In | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Veteran’s Golf Report: March 10

Final Tribute To Bandy

By Geoff Newling DON Patrick Adams, better known as Bandy, was laid to rest in Scone today. Born at Raymond Terrace on February 15, 1934 the 86-year-old great grandfather took with him a lifetime of hard work, determination and loyalty after starring on and off the sporting field. He was a brilliant rugby league player, […]



Posted in Just In, Sports Just In | Comments Off on Final Tribute To Bandy

Scone Golf Report: March 7-8

By Lyn Banks It was a cool day for golfers at Scone on Saturday, March 7 for the playing of the Scone RSL Group Monthly Mug. The course was heavy after rain during the week and it became quite windy in the afternoon. Playing off the blue markers the winner of the Mug was Ross […]



Posted in Just In, Sports Just In | Tagged , | Comments Off on Scone Golf Report: March 7-8

Veteran’s Golf Report: March 3

By Graham Turvey Twenty-nine Vets played a stableford event at Muswellbrook Golf Club on Tuesday, March 3. The course is being well prepared for the Week of Golf next week (Monday, March 9 – Friday, March 13). Thank you to the grounds staff for their fine work. Best wishes to Rod Auld and Brian White […]



Posted in Just In, Sports Just In | Tagged , | Comments Off on Veteran’s Golf Report: March 3

Scone Golf Report: Feb 29

By Lyn Banks Saturday, February 29 was a very pleasant day for golf at Scone. Forty five players headed out during the day for the 18 Hole Individual and 2B Stableford kindly sponsored by Graham Brown and Scott Shann. Some players found it a lot easier than others as they obviously located the fairway more […]



Posted in Just In, Sports Just In | Tagged | Comments Off on Scone Golf Report: Feb 29

Scone Golf Report: Feb 19-23

By Lyn Banks It was a pleasant day for golf on Thursday, February 20 at Scone for the start of the ladies 18 hole season. A great field of twenty players turned out for the Ambrose event sponsored by Sarah Howey. The course was heavy after all the rain but the fairways and greens were […]



Posted in Just In, Sports Just In | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Scone Golf Report: Feb 19-23

Inspiring Isabella: Scone’s Starlight Super Swimmer

TWELVE year old, Isabella Henderson, loves swimming and is only three kilometres away from achieving her goal to swim 50 kilometres in 30 days and raise money for children in hospital. “I started on the 26th of January and I’m swimming until the 24th,” said Isabella. “I’ve got a big country carnival in Sydney tomorrow […]



Posted in Just In, Sports Just In | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Inspiring Isabella: Scone’s Starlight Super Swimmer

Scone Golf Report: February 10

By Lyn Banks THE welcome rain throughout the region made for some difficult conditions for play on Saturday, February 8 at the Scone Golf Course. The rough has grown significantly and combined with the mud made it hard to find the ball at times. The rest of the course and especially the greens were presented […]



Posted in Just In, Sports Just In | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Scone Golf Report: February 10

Scone Golf Report: January 30

By Lyn Banks Jodie Hinde won the Asser House voucher on Thursday, January 30 at Scone Golf Course when the ladies played a 9 Hole Stableford. She had a great score of 20 points. Balls went to June Jukes 18, Lyn Banks 17 and Judy Carmody 16 points on a countback from Annie Woods. On […]



Posted in Just In, Sports Just In | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Scone Golf Report: January 30

Scone Golf Report: January 16 and 18

By Lyn Banks  The Scone lady golfers made a return on Thursday January 16 playing a 9 Hole Stableford competition. They played for the Asser House voucher and a three way countback was required to determine the winner. Julie Leckie had 17 points to beat Judy Carmody and Jodie Hinde who both won balls. The […]



Posted in Just In, Sports Just In | Tagged , | Comments Off on Scone Golf Report: January 16 and 18

Upper Hunter Cricket Results

By Russell Sakey  Merriwa 3 / 58    D Muro 34* defeated Bunnan 57 off 16.2 overs  C Stokes 2/10, B Strachan 2/26, G Sheehan 4/6 Muswellbrook Souths  v Muswellbrook Silver  no details supplied. Muswellbrook Blue 160 off 40 overs J Cooper 50, N Jawaad 35 defeated Murrurundi 150 off 30 overs J Cooper 2/35, […]



Posted in Just In, Sports Just In | Tagged , | Comments Off on Upper Hunter Cricket Results

Scone Golf Report: January 11

By Lyn Banks COOLER conditions were appreciated by the Scone golfers on Saturday, January 11. The early players had a hot start with the temperature in the 30’s until a southerly hit at 7.40am. The rest of the day stayed in the mid 20’s but players had to content with the wind with gusts over […]



Posted in Just In, Sports Just In | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Scone Golf Report: January 11

Veteran’s Golf Report: Jan 7

By Graham Turvey THE veterans started their 2020 golfing program with 26 keen and happy players at Muswellbrook on Tuesday, January 7 for a stableford event. Graham Huggins continued his recent good form in the heat to win with 40 points from Les Durham 2nd 39, Greg Newman 3rd 37, Jock O’Connor 4th 36 C/B […]



Posted in Just In, Sports Just In | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Veteran’s Golf Report: Jan 7

Scone Golf Report: Jan 4

By Lyn Banks TEE times were created from 6.30am to avoid the extreme heat conditions on Saturday January 4 at Scone Golf Course. The field of 27 players played an 18 Hole Stroke / Stableford for the Scone RSL Group Monthly Mug. Mac Dawson had a fine round of two over par 74 for 69 […]



Posted in Just In, Sports Just In | Tagged , | Comments Off on Scone Golf Report: Jan 4

Upper Hunter Cricket: Round 11 Results

By Russell Sakey Merriwa 2 / 178 off 20 overs defeated Bunnan 7/ 175 off 40 overs. Merriwa P Ashford 71, B Strachan 39*, S Morgan 29*, J Osmond 21 Bunnan 7/175 J Davis 72, C Day 19, M Soper 18, J Vincent 14. N Blackadder 2/21. Muswellbrook Silver v Muswellbrook Souths no results provided. […]



Posted in Just In, Sports Just In | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Upper Hunter Cricket: Round 11 Results

Veteran’s Golf Report: Dec 17

By Graham Turvey SEVENTEEN veterans played their stableford event at Denman Golf Club on Tuesday, December 17 for Christmas Prizes on the forecast coolest day of the week. Denman’s greens are excellent despite the local dam water being prioritised for fire-fighting, if needed, over golf course maintenance. Greg Squires blitzed the field to win with […]



Posted in Just In, Sports Just In | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Veteran’s Golf Report: Dec 17

Scone Golf Report: Dec 14

By Lyn Banks On Saturday, December 14 a field of thirty nine golfers played for the Ham and Spam Trophy at Scone. Sandy Lettice and Tom Hagan were the generous sponsors of the day. The light winds meant the conditions were conducive to good scores with thirteen players having scores better than 36 points. The […]



Posted in Just In, Sports Just In | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Scone Golf Report: Dec 14

Veteran’s Golf Report: Dec 10

By Graham Turvey THE forecast temperature of 41 degrees for Scone was deemed too hot so the vets played 9 holes only on Tuesday, December 10 for their stableford event. The fairways, teeing areas and greens are well watered and the bunkers correctly raked. Thank you to the ground staff. Thank you to the RSL […]



Posted in Just In, Sports Just In | Tagged , | Comments Off on Veteran’s Golf Report: Dec 10