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Scone Golf Report: September 30

By Lyn Banks SCONE ladies win the Muswellbrook v Scone Interclub Challenge It was another huge week of golf for Scone Golf Club hosting the ladies interclub challenge with Muswellbrook on Thursday, a memorial day for Jason Whitehead on Saturday, and the Men’s Foursomes Championships on Sunday. In total 98 competition players, which included 15 […]



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Veteran’s Golf Report: September 24

By Graham Turvey A beautiful day and a greening golf course greeted the 22 Vets who played a stableford event at Denman on Tuesday, September 24. Kevin Warby did best with 40 points from Gary Gray 35 (including an excellent birdie 3 on the 8th for 5 points), visitor Derek Wynn C/B (gaining a ball), […]



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Scone Golf Report: Sept 23

By Lyn Banks IT was a big weekend of golf at Scone Golf Club with a record field being set on Saturday, September 21 for the new course. Fifty five players, which included eight visitors, enjoyed the day for the Clayton Rogers Trophy. Only the early players enjoyed a few holes without wind but this […]



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Scone Golf Report: September 16

By Julie Leckie THURSDAY golf was played in sunny but breezy conditions for the Hunter Belle Cheese 18 Hole Stableford with a good number of ladies turning up for the chance to claim prize winning vouchers  to the fabulous Hunter Belle Cheese Café. A huge thank you to Hunter Belle Cheese for sponsoring this event. […]



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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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Veteran’s Golf: August 20

By Graham Turvey It was cold and windy start for the 23 Vets who played a 2-person Ambrose event at Denman Golf Club on Tuesday, August 20. Thank you Kevin Warby for volunteering to play an individual round. Locals Terry Mitchell and Gary Ashmead did best with 67.75 from Brian Dever and Rod Upton 2nd […]



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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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