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March 23, 2020
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 […]

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March 23, 2020
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 […]

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March 16, 2020
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 […]

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March 16, 2020
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 […]

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March 16, 2020
Scone Junior Golf

By Lyn Banks Scone Golf Club would like to re-establish Junior Golf in Scone on a regular basis. On Sunday, April 5 a free “Come and Try” day will be held at the Scone Golf Course at 10am for all boys and girls under 18 years of age. They will be able to experience the […]

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March 11, 2020
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 […]

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February 25, 2020
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 […]

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February 21, 2020
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 […]

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February 12, 2020
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 […]

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February 11, 2020
Veteran’s Golf Report: February 11

By Graham Turvey Eleven Vets played a stableford event at Murrurundi Golf Club on Tuesday, February 11 and as usual were organised expertly into their groups by their captain Phil Ledgerwood for the game. The pies for lunch were delicious too. Phil also did best on the greening-up golf course to win with 31 points. […]

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