Summer Cup – hot contest
It was a crowded leader board on Saturday for the second qualifying round of the Summer Cup.
Murchison let just one Central Park-St Brendan’s batsman reach double figures in its comprehensive Jim McGregor Shield C-grade victory on Saturday.
Tatura was knocked off in a crunch match against Old Students at the weekend, ensuring the Shepparton side will start next year in the Haisman Shield top six.
After an early bump in the road, Tatura has created a competitive total against a red-hot Old Students.
The summer season of golf began with a Stroke and Monthly Medal event, which included the start of the summer points for the Mary Lally Cup and Eclectic points.
Tatura Primary School is currently involved in a program of varying sporting activities within the community and Tatura Bowls Club has been a keen participant for many years in passing on the enjoyment of playing lawn bowls to the younger generation.
Toolamba jumped to second on the Jim McGregor Shield C-grade ladder after pulling off a reverse outright victory against Mooroopna on Saturday.
Hill Top sponsored the two-player Multiplier Stableford event of nine holes, which was played by a good field of ladies.
Bob Hunter began his round with four pars and a bogey as he and his partner Graham Smith blitzed the field to win the four-ball stroke event which was also the qualifying round for the Summer Cup Knockout.
Invergordon has claimed first innings points in its S.J. Perry Shield D-grade clash against Tatura and will push for a possible outright victory on the second day of play.
The stableford event sponsored by Mitre 10 was played in perfect sunny conditions, making for some good scores. Janette Hayward won A-grade with 37 points, closely followed by Sue Turnbull with 36 points. B-grade winner was Phyl Fiddes who had the best score of the day with 40 points. Kerry Gross, who has only recently taken up golf, had a lovely score of 36 points to be runner-up in B-grade.
Shepparton United has claimed hosting rights for Cricket Shepparton’s A-grade one-day final after finishing on top of the table.
A VERDICT of not guilty to both attempted murder and murder was handed down to the Deniliquin woman who murdered her son in the Murray River last year.
POLICE raided a Pakenham St retailer on Wednesday and seized allegedly illegal tobacco.
A POLICE strike team has arrested 16 people for drug crime, burglaries and theft during mass raids across Campaspe Shire. Central Victoria Response Unit, with the help of Campaspe uniform police, detectives and dog squad, executed 16 search warrants...