GVL netball round 3 wrap
Goulburn Valley League netball round three action delivered some intriguing performances right across the board, with the draw between Rochester and Kyabram the standout.
The Easter Tournament at Hill Top was blessed with perfect weather, a course well prepared with plenty of run, and a generous sponsor in Brady Bourke from Tatura Family Butcher. The Mulligans Day on Good Friday raised a tenth of Tatura’s total for the Royal Children’s Hospital and was enjoyed by all while raising money for an excellent cause. Saturday’s stableford competition attracted 94 entries and the mixed fourball on Sunday produced some amazing scores. With Monday’s fourball still to come, the tournament has been an outstanding success with caravanners already booking for next year.
The weather was made to order for President Francie’s day, as she sponsored the stableford event.
Tatura opened its home season against Shepparton United on Saturday with both vying for the Care Cup and Care Shield in football and netball.
The Ashcroft family was the sponsor for the stableford competition on Saturday which was won by Terry OBrien with 44 points off a seven handicap. With two birdies on the front nine holes and three more on the back, OBrien was one under the card and his 24 points on the back nine ensured him of winning any countback. Good as that round was, it was matched by Matt Miller who was also one under par for 39 points off a one handicap and runner-up in A-grade.
Tatura was proud to unveil a host of young local players graduating to open age Goulburn Valley League netball on Saturday.
The collective Tatura Football Netball Club will hope for positive news this week after one of its favourite sons went down with what looks to be a serious knee injury.
G.B. Coffee of Shepparton sponsored the Par event, which attracted a good field, despite not being the most popular game.
Richard Ballantyne produced the round of his life on Saturday and, probably, the round of the year at the club.
The stableford event sponsored by Tatura Farm Supplies was played in warm autumn weather. Liz Mulcahy won A-grade with 39 points on count-back. Liz was motivated to play well enough to win the event as she had a pair of boots in mind she wished to purchase from Tatura Farm Supplies. Terri Wangeman was runner-up, also scoring 39 points.
The Tiger Cup, honouring the late Kevin ‘Tiger’ Pratt, was the major event for Merrigum golfers on Saturday with seven of the eight qualifiers participating in the play-off.
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