Sport in brief...
LAST week’s top scorer was Laurene Dent with 169, closely followed by Karen Allen on 167. Other scores; Graham Stark 121, Maria Hunt 119, Alan Bramer 166, Gary Taylor 132, Geoff Mann 142, Muriel Glover 134, Leo Teteceh 114, Rene Taylor 134, Rita Davis 117, Iris Stark 158, Dawn Bramer 160. The monthly raffle winner of the A Liffle Different Cafe voucher was Iris Stark.
GAYNDAH Swimming Club had several new personal best times. In freestyle; Jovy Griffin beat her PB by 2.49 seconds, Grace Hatton beat her PB by 2.46seconds, Sheree Newcombe beat her PB by 1.29 seconds, Grace Robertson beat her PB by 1.49 seconds, Ellky Slaughter beat her PB by 2.53 seconds. In backstroke; Jovy Griffin beat her PB by 1.72 seconds, Grace Hatton beat her PB by 2.4 seconds, Deanne Newcombe beat her PB by 1.77 seconds, Leah Rackemann beat her PB by 1.99 seconds, Grace Robertson beat her PB by 1.82 seconds, Lily Tuituri beat her PB by 1.68 seconds. In butterfly; Jovy Griffin beat her PB by 2.44 seconds, Deanne Newcombe beat her PB by 1.13 seconds, Leah Rackemann beat her PB by 1.68 seconds, Grace Robertson beat her PB by 1.69 seconds and Lily Tuituri beat her PB by 1.47 seconds.
SATURDAY’S Ambrose event was played for trophies donated by Monto Country and Cattle. 1st – L Ison, M Deans, K Dingle 23.4. 2nd - B, Mand B Johnston 25.3. 3rd – GDingle, S and C Chakley 25.7. Rundown: S Dowling, R Kerle, J Seeney, B McInally, G Evans, B Baldwin, N Howlett, C Black, E Hopson, B Avis, T Baldwin, B Baldwin, J Atkinson, C Hampson, S Pattie, S and L Taylor, E Anderson. Pin Shots: No 6 – C Wright. No 9 – J Atkinson. Team Shots: No 3 – B Johnston’s team. No 5 – S Dowling’s team. Long Drives: C Chakley, J Atkinson, CBlack. Sunday’s event was the final of Handicap Match Play. Thanks to Max and Lyn fromWa- ratah Vineyards for sponsoring this event. Shane Taylor returned a 1 over to defeat Boyd Johnston. Shane also won the club trophy with 41 points. Runner up was Tony Park on 40 with John Atkinson third on 39. Run down: Rodger Ostwald 37. WalWilkes 37. Pin and Approach Shots: No 3 – Adrian Kummerfeld (99cm). No 4 – Boyd Johnston (1.05m). No 6 – Tony Park (2.92m). No 7 – Boyd Johnston (30cm). No 9 – Wal Wilkes (3.08m). This Saturday is presentation day with a 9 hole Stableford event hit from 1.30pm. Sunday summer competition will continue throughout December and January with Stableford events and 12.30 hit off. Thursday Sporters – Stableford: 1st – Rodger Ostwald 26.
2nd – John Seeney 25. 3rd – Boyd Johnston 24 (34 gross). 4th – John Lynn 23. Pin Shot – Paul Irvine. At the Annual General Meeting held on Monday November 26th, the following committee was elected for 2013. President – Tony Dillon. Senior Vice President – Mark Curtis. Junior Vice President – Mathew Dahtler. Secretary – Eddie Anderson. Treasurer – Wal Wilkes. Captain – Brett McInally. Vice Captain/ Handicap Manager – Damien Zieth. Providor – Darryl Zieth. General Committee-Peter Dingle, Roy Marbach, Shane Taylor.
CONSISTENCY Singles final resulted in a win for Bronwyn Torrens. 131 pts defeating Jean Jasch 109. As the game suggests, consistent bowls were played by both ladies. Results of the ladies B Grade Singles Semi-finals were N Devenish 25 d B Lowton 10 and J Smart 25 d H Price 15. Congratulations Norma Devenish on becoming the B Grade Singles champion for 2012. Norma defeated Julianne Smart after a hard fought match held on Nov 28. Julianne held a handy lead in the first half of the game 15-3, however Norma came back in the second half to overtake her and gain the trophy 2519. Well done ladies, particularly given the hot weather we’ve had. The Monto ladies had their Christmas party on Wednesday. BINJOUR
PATRON and Patroness day. Round 1 P Williams, S Stott & F Newton draw C Russell, B Keune & C Prygoda 12 – 12, B Wiley, K Slack, G Taylor (d) P Templeman, A Williams & L Krause 21 – 8, C Taylor, G Trott & J Krause (d) J Stott, M Guyatt & K Wiley 14 – 9, G Evans & P Darlington (d) T Meyer & K Bartlett 15 – 6, Y Trott & B Prygoda (d) R Evans & S Meyer 11 – 9. Round 2 (Skips Only) P Darlington (d) B Prygoda 16 – 4, SMeyer (d) K Bartlett 17 – 5, L Krause (d) C Prygoda 11 – 6, F Newton (d) K Wiley 16 – 6, J Krause (d) G Taylor 10 – 5. Patron Jack Krause and patroness Lyn Krause hosted their day at the Binjour BowlsClub, with an afternoon of bowls with two games of 12 ends. There were three rinks of triples and two rinks of pairs. Winners for the daywere Gayle Evans and Pat Darlington. Runners-up were the team of Coleen Taylor, Graham Trott and Jack Krause. Sportsman’s prize for the day went to Ryan Evans and Steve Meyer. There were prizes for touchers in both Rounds with thewinners being: P Templemann, Arnie Williams and Jack Krause and Coleen Taylor, Arnie Williams and Kelvin Wiley. Results of the Club Selected Triples for the Ladies: Anderson, S Lutvey & P Darlington (d) F Tuituri, S Stott & A Faulkner 22-11, G Evans, M Guyatt & N Darlington (d) B Wiley, C Taylor & L Krause 21-20, A Anderson, A Wiley (sub), P Darlington (d) K Meyer, L Pace & C Prygoda 33-8 Final G Evans, M Guyattt & N Darlington (d) A Anderson, A Wiley & P Darlington 23-18. Break-up Day for Binjour bowls members and last bowls day for 2012 is this Saturday with bowls at 2pm and presentation of the club championship trophies and dinner to follow. The green is being renovated on the following Saturday - please come and give a hand. Men’s Champion- ships for 2013 have been put up on the board so make sure you get your nominations in quickly. Competitions are A grade and B Grade Singles, Pairs and Fours plus the Mixed Pairs are also on the board already.
RESULTS: Open Bull Ride: 1st Anthony Ellem, 2nd Danny Connoly ,3rd Harry Bridges. Novice Bull Ride 1st Karl Ware. No juvenile bull riders placed. Bareback 1st Richard Peterkin, 2nd Travis Ferrior. Saddle Bronc 1st Greg Hamilton, 2nd Tim Sinclair, 3rd Travis Ferrior, 4th Kane ClaytonGreen. Juvenile Barrels: 1st Jane Clarke, Emily Cambourn, Josephene Howell, Amy Dolbel. Novice Barrels: 1st Mandy Burgess, 2nd Josephene Howell, 3rd Kellie Ramsay, 4th Amy Dolbel. Ladies Barrel: 1st Amanda Hair, 2nd Jane Clarke, 3rd Emily Cambourne, 4th Lisa Sutton. Junior Steer: 1st Jake Kay, 2nd Jack Holt, 3rd Josh McConnel
GOLFCHAMPS: Agrade gross winnerPaulDowling withB grade winner Peter Lentini and C Grade winner Bill Mackley at the Biggenden Golf Club’s Christmas break up and presentation of trophies. Nett winners were Dave Maxwell (A grade), Graham Proctor (B grade) and Guy Pfingst (C Grade).
COWBOYS AND INDIANS: Rose Leahy standing and Gabrielle Leahy as indian squaws at the Gayndah Pony Club break-up.
COWBOYS AND INDIANS: Gayndah Pony Club Christmas Break-up saw Jayden and Jackson Lee having a blast in the western themed day.
BINJOUR BOWLS WINNERS: Patron and Patroness Jack and Lyn Krause with winners of the Binjour bowls day Pat Darlington and Gayle Evans.
SWIMMER OF THE WEEK: Callum Evans was Gayndah Swimming Club’s swimmer of the week.