Pyle claims ladies’ Club Championship
Finley ladies GC & JC McPhee stroke results from Wednesday June 8: Winner - Sharon Pyle 94 (15) 79, r-up - Kath Klemke 101 (20) 81 on countback.
Putting: Sue Simpson 27 putts. Scratch ball comp: Sharon Pyle 94. Ball winners: Kaye Sutton 81 net, Janet Delmenico 82, Nella McNamara 82, Annie Wood 82, Maree Doyle 84 on c/b.
The final round of the Club Championships was also played in trying conditions.
Congratulations to the 2016 champions and all competitors with encouragement and support in the wet conditions.
2016 champions below: Open: champion - Sharon Pyle (15) 276 over three rounds, r-up - Kaye Sutton (16) 285, 3rd - Kellie White (14) 291.
B grade: champion - Joanne Dean (19) 293 winning sudden death in three-hole playoff with r-up Kath Klemke (21) 293; 3rd was Janet Delmenico with (21) 297.
C grade: champion - Anne Harding (26) 326, r-up - Pam Angove (29) 331, 3rd - Annie Wood (27) 333.
D Grade: champion - Nella McNamara (37) 349.
JT & EN Close Monthly Medal stroke results Wednesday June 15: winner - Mary Polkinghorne 91 (19) 72. Putting: Margaret Lemsing 28 putts on c/b.
Scratch medal: Sharon Pyle 91 on countback.
Ball winners: Nella McNamara 74 net, Sharon Pyle 76, Enid Bain 78.
Finley With conditions on the trying side and the prospect of further rain, fields were a little light on at Finley.
At Wednesday’s Men’s Stableford event last week, Matt Daniel slipped in with 39 points to claim the voucher.
Ian Armer took NTP on the 18th. Balls went to Ian Armer (38) and Martin Cruickshank (36).
John Lacy took the Matt Daniel Plumbing NAGA trophy.
Martin Cruickshank with 16 points survived a countback and stepped into the winner’s circle when stableford was played at the 9-Hole Comp on Thursday.
Leo McNamara also with 16 points took the ball.
The Tuppal Dairy Stroke event was played on Saturday when Mark O’Brien with 71 net stepped up to collect the trophy.
Enid Bain on 78 net was the ladies winner and also claimed the putting trophy with 28 putts.
NTP on the 18th was John Taylor and balls went to John Taylor (73), Bob Ross (74) and Rand Wilson (74).
John Lacy added a Heritage NAGA Ball to his collection.
Sunday was the Boomerang Service Station Stableford event for the men when Dave Brockie with 41 points took the trophy.
Sharon Pyle with 27 points claimed the Finley Pilates Trophy for the ladies.
NTP on the 18th was Dave Brockie and balls went to Darren John (38), Paul Pinnuck (34) and Jason Pyle (32). The Heritage NAGA Trophy jackpotted.
This Saturday round two of the Wilson Cup will be played at Berrigan, while stableford is at Finley followed by a meal and music.
On Sunday the June Monthly Medal will be played.
Tocumwal On Tuesday last week, the ladies threw the Rule Book away and played their Motor Neurone Disease Mulligans day.
Mulligans were bought at a dollar a pop then used on the course to replay a bad shot.
All money raised was donated to the MND Foun- dation and the golf club also matched the amount raised.
The game was stableford aggregate with the winning team being Kerry Conrad, Anne Brown, Bette Bowes and Val Stark with 92 pts on c/back from Sandra Williams, Dianne Kemp, Susan Pappas and Denise Huy.
Balls went to Elizabeth Thurtell, Rhonda Lewis, Margaret Powell, Dianne Bright 91; Lindy Cooper, Jo Boake, Elizabeth Muir, Adorree Bailey 85. NTPs went to Susan Pappas on the 2nd and 17th (Captain’s course).
Wednesday saw 2-Man Aggregate Stableford played with winners being Dunn Jnr and Quick with 66 on c/b from Percy / Perrett 66 and Sutton / Hadley 66. NTP: Colin McNamara 2nd (Capt. course), Bruce Hadley 8th (capt.), Michael Cooper 2nd (Pres. course, Pro Pin).
On Saturday it was stableford on the Captain’s Course with Division 1 ladies going to Kerry Conrad with 33 pts, r-up was Susan Pappas 32; Division 2 went to Elizabeth Muir 41 pts, followed by Anne Brown 40. NTP: Shelli Clark, 2nd Janie Hills 17th.
Men’s Division 1 winner was Mark Conway with 36 pts on c/b from Peter Davies; Division 2 was won by John Gradie with 38 pts followed by Denis Garner 36. NTP: Bruce McCallum 2nd, Denis Garner 17th.
Ladies stableford winner on Sunday was Shelli Clark 36 pts. NTP: Shelli Clark 2nd.
Men’s Division 1 winner was Caleb Bovalina off a h/cap of two with 41 pts, while r-up was Paul Olsen 38; Division 2 win went to Daniel Robinett 38 pts on c/b from Patrick Boak. NTP: Brian Wilson 2nd (Capt.), Martin Studwick 2nd (Pres.).
This week was the 1st round of the Winter Pennant that saw Division 2 Scratch going down to Mooroopna 2/3 played at Rich River.
Division 4 Handicap played Rich River at Mooroopna and won 3/2.
The Jerilderie reserves 2.1 (13) lost to home side Strathmerton 15.8 (98) in Picola League action on Saturday.
Short on players again, the Demons struggled as the Bulldogs kicked away to a 26-point lead at quarter time.
Ben Nash and Greg Lawton were in everything and drove the ball forward at every opportunity for the Dees.
The second term saw the Demons kick long into the forward line resulting in two goals for the quarter.
Bill Stephens’ great play resulted in one of the goals, and at the other end of the ground Cadman Ham was solid in defence.
The Dees fought out the third term with a lot of endeavour but could not match their stronger opponents.
Ignatius Crittenden battled hard all day and Tom Murphy showed great attack on the ball.
In the final term the Dees worked hard but the Bulldogs had too much run.
Best: B Nash, G Lawton, T Murphy, C Ham, I Crittenden, B Stephens. Goals: B Nash, J Hawkins.
Under 17s: Jerilderie 5.7 (37) lost to Strathmerton 7.5 (47).
It was a slow start for the Demons with the Bulldogs getting away to a 12-point lead at the first break.
Lachie Kennett was dominating around the ground and Nick Baldwin was showing class as well for Jerilderie.
The Demons played better in the second quarter, restricting Strathmerton but unable to reduce the margin.
After the main break, everyone lifted and the Dees kept the Bulldogs scoreless while kicking four goals to level the scores at three quarter time.
Kobi Howes was dangerous around the ground and Storm Scott provided plenty of run.
Unfortunately Jerilderie couldn’t maintain the pressure in the final term and Strathmerton fought back to have a 10-point victory.
Jade Buckley had a great game dominating in the ruck and David Saunders battled hard all day.
Best: N Baldwin, L Kennett, K Howes, S Scott, J Buckley, D Saunders.
Goals: L Kennett 2, F Pinnuck, J Ray, N Baldwin.
U-14s: Jerilderie 3.1 (19) lost to Strathmerton 9.5 (59).
It was really tough footy with both teams scoring early goals in this top of the table clash.
Charlie Simpson showed plenty of run from full back and Oliver Knight was picking up plenty of possessions across half forward for the Dees.
The second term saw the Demons battle hard and match the Bulldogs on the scoreboard.
Alex A’Vard was having a great game and Travis Lawton picked up some handy possessions.
After the main break, Strathmerton regrouped and kept Jerilderie goalless for the term.
Austin Mauger was desperate in the backline and Josh Ray was also having a great game across half back.
The final term saw Jerilderie unable to match their opponents with Strathmerton claiming a 40-point victory.
Best: A A’Vard, J Ray, T Lawton, C Simpson, A Mauger, O Knight. Goals: J Catena, M Sleeman, T Conn.