Sports notes October 9


Ct. 1. 6.30pm A-Team v Rudd's (D. Chicks). 7.30pm. Chicks v Cougars (D. Rudd's). Ct. 2. 6.30pm. Valkyrie v S/Punch (D. N/Dig),  7.30pm. Valkyrie v N/Dig. (D. S/Punch). Ct. 3. 6.30pm. Snails v All Net (D. Coaches), 7.30pm. Coaches v O/School (D. Snails). NB. All first games now start at 6.30pm.


Worrigee Vets Golf

Mug winners D Ried, R Greenhalgh, Egon Barrette. 1st: A grade Doug Reid 64, B grade Reg Greenhalgh 60, C grade S Dossetor 66. 2nd: Gary Sawyer 65, Curt Moy 65, Egon Bennies 68. Nearest to pin 6th Reg Greenhalgh  484cm, 12th Col Burgess 494. Drive and Pitch 4th John Peters 199cm  4th Reg Greenhalgh 210cm, I Barrette 800, 9th Gary Sawyer 54cm, 13th C Moy 49cm. Balls to 71. Ken Bailey 26 putts winner.

Worrigee Links

The Wray Owen Monthly Medal stroke event was played at Worrigee Links. The winner in A Grade was Damien Costain from Nowra with a 65 nett. Great round by Damo after a few months not playing. The Runner up and A Grade Medal winner was John Peters, (Worrigee Member) he survived on a countback from Damien Mason,  both on 68 nett. The scratch winner was Paul Maiolo with 71. The B Grade Medal winner and Monthly Mug winner was Ross Elletson with a fantastic score of 62 nett. The Runner up was Ray Wolfenden with his best score to also win the scratch trophy with a 79 for a nett 63. Third place went to Zac Blattner with a 66 nett. The C Grade Medal and scratch winner was Doug Nelson with a good round of 83 for a nett 63. The Runner up was Richie Lydon with a 66 nett and third place went to Wayne Fagerlund with a 67 nett. Well done to all the novelty event winners, Col Cattell won the Golden Shot jackpot on the 8th hole and you needed 70 nett or better to win a ball. The Thursday open Comp was won by Mick Liddy, he survived on a count back from Bill Snelgrove, both on 40 points, third place went to Andy Eagleton with 39 points. Just a reminder the greens are being cored this week, next Saturday is a single Stableford event.  


Callala Open Sunday 15th October: Invitation for all Men and Lady Golfers of the Illawarra area to come and join us at Callala golf course for this year’s Callala Open. 18-hole Stroke Event – Shotgun Start 8.30am. Prizes for Gross & Net Winners & Runners Up - 3 grades. Novelty Prizes.Longest drive - 3 grades – Nearest Pins – Eagles - 16th/17th. Entry only $25 includes lunch. Over $3000 in prizes. Register now at the Callala Golf Shop by phone 4446 5313 or email Entry with Golflink No. will be confirmed on receipt of payment.

Today was Monthly medal at Callala with a good field of keen players all vying for overall winner and bragging rights in their respective grades. All players were also presented with a lovely lunch served by our wonderful Gordana Sesum, who even managed to put a smile on the faces of those who did not do so well on the golf course but certainly did well at lunch.

Overall winner and “A” Grade medal winner was John Love who played exceptional golf to come home with 61 nett and in doing so beating runner up Graeme Weston, also with 61 after the count back was applied. Graeme, although losing out to John on the count back was extremely happy with his game and rates it as one of his best ever. Graeme also took out the “C” Grade medal which was also warmly received.

Coming home in overall third spot and taking out the “B” Grade medal was Graham Lewington who, although not feeling the best today, still managed to play very impressive golf to come home just one point behind the leaders.


A lovely cool morning at the Sussex Inlet course saw 15 of our members contest a stroke round for the 1st  of the club's annual club championships, the Burnett Shield. The winner and convincingly so was Sir Humphrey with a nett 30. 2nd place went to the ever-consistent Mayor of Hyams Beach on 32. 3rd was The Club Hoop with 33 on a three-way count-back from Ron Piper and Geoff Kelly. The putting competition went to Rob Turner with12 putts. The only nearest-the-pin went to Ron Piper on the 5th hole. The winner of the raffle was lucky BB.

Members were saddened to hear of the passing of our mate Wayne Douglas, affectionately known as WD40. Vale Wayne, you are greatly missed. Next week's game for the secong round of the championships will be at St Georges Basin tee off at 7:30. Members are reminded that their handicaps now remain unchanged for the remaining two rounds.

Ex-Servos Social

24 players enjoyed the game.  Ladies Winner Sue Pender 25, Runner-up Josie Francis 24, 3rd Pam Maurer 23 c/b.  Longest Drive Sharon Wykes, NTP 2nd Donna Molloy, NTP 6th Pam Date, D&P 7th Eunice King, D&P 9th Glenda Boorman.  Men's Winner Steve Wykes 22, Runner-Up Steve Molloy 21 c/b, 3rd John Boorman 21 c/b.  Longest Drive Darryll Francis, NTP 2nd Terry Robinson, NTP 6th Mike Riley, NTP 7th Barrie Lovell -Davis, D&P 9th Andrew Durkin.  Visitor today Bruce Spillsted.  Next game 5th November.

Nowra Women

Nowra women's golf: Linda Weatherill took out last Thursday's Division 1 and Monthly Mug with a 65 Nett. She was also scratch winner with 86.

Nowra women's golf: Linda Weatherill took out last Thursday's Division 1 and Monthly Mug with a 65 Nett. She was also scratch winner with 86.


Last Thursday was our final Monthly Medal for 2017. Thirty eight ladies were out on the course trying to win this last Monthly Medal and Monthly Mug, but of course there can only be one winner and what a winner.

Division One winner Linda Weatherill came in with a 65 Nett also Scratch Winner 86 and the Monthly Mug. Congratulations Linda as this was her very first Monthly Medal Win. Many thanks to Linda Trusler for your sponsorship of the Monthly Mug.  Second place getter was Sandra England with a 71 Nett. Division Two first place went to Shirley Moore with a 71 Nett and was also the Scratch winner.  Runner up was Patricia Austin on 75 Nett. Division Three first place went to Mary Steward with a 68 Nett. Runner up was Sandra Rigney with a 73 Nett and was also the Scratch winner. 29 Putts (ocb) went to Cathy Ison. NTP 8th Div 1 Jenny Brown. Div 2 Tracey Elliott. Div 3 Betty Tucker. 17th Div 1   Lorna Knott. Div 2 Robyn Moore. Jackpot Hole 16th Sandra England. Tomorrow Thursday 12th Women’s 3BBB Stableford – Pink Day for Breast Cancer.

Nowra Men

Saturday saw the start of the 2017 Club Championships and we have Gordon Lymbery to thank for his sponsorship of this first round, which he has been doing for as long as I can remember. Stephen Smith made a good start in ‘A’ grade with a 73/62 to take first place. Joel Perkins also did well with a 74/63 for second place. Third went to Royce de Strang with a 77/68. Scratch of course to Stephen S. and long drive to Joel Perkins.  Solid scores were recorded in ‘B’ grade with Gary Bridge taking first and ‘The Mug’ with an impressive 80/62 on a c/b. John Hatchman was unlucky with the c/b and had to settle for second with his 81/62. Andrew Goodman did well to take third with 78/63. Andrew G. got the scratch and Cam Stubbs was good for the long drive. Wayne Herbert had a good back nine to take first on c/b for the win in ‘C’ grade with an 89/63. Tony Hunter settled for second with an 85/63 and John Austin was next best with a 94/64. Scratch to Ron Reynolds with 84 and long drive to Noel Rosskelly. Balls ran out at 68 on c/b. The NTP’s at the 4th went to Peter Rowell, the 8th to Flash Jordan, John Hatchman was good for the 12th and David Bisiker was closest at the 16th.

The Vets on Tuesday conducted their Monthly Medal and the young Ernie Royston featured in the ‘A’ medal with 42 pts. Cliff Weatherill was good for the ‘B’ Medal with a solid 39 pts. A visitor from ‘The Heads’ had an awesome 44 pts for special mention. Balls ran down to 34 pts on c/b. The NTP’s at the 4th , 8th and ‘Jackpot’ went to Jim Davidson, Col. St. John was good for the 12th and Tom Pottenger was closest at the 16th. The winner of the Ladies’ Medal with 41 pts was Ellen Ryan. R/U was Jeanette Bright with 38 pts. Balls ran down to 35 pts on c/b. The NTP’s at the 4th went to Sue Stephens, the 8th to Sandra England, Lyn Hatchman was good for the 12th and Maree McLean was closest at the 16th. 

The mid-week Stableford struggled with numbers and could only muster one grade,the winner of which Kel Campbell with an impressive 42 pts. The Skipper, Col. Lott was in good form taking second on c/b from Col. Grimdith both scoring 39 pts. Balls ran out at 35 pts on c/b. The NTP’s at the 4th went to Ian Stralow, the 8th to Craig Crump and Kel Campbell was good for the 12th.

That’s it for me and good luck to all contesting the Championships. All members are requested to say a prayer for some rain. Take care, JH

Callala women

Monthly Medal and Callala Cup. Playing her best golf for many a day, Val Lewis scooped the pool on Wednesday winning the Callala Cup, winner on the day and medal with 67. Runner up with 68 was Barbara Higgs. The vets’ back nine winner was Val Lewis, putting winner was Sue Earle, near to the pin was Mhairi Rostron and drive and pitch was Sandra Walter. Ball comp winners were Sue Earle, Mhairi Rostron, Joy Deane, Adauli Carrett, Robyn Johnson and Margaret Mills.

Shoalhaven Heads

Tuesday’s ladies match was a Single Stableford with 32 players.  The Division 1 winners were Robbie Chapman on 35 points with Marilyn Schott in second place with 33 points.  June Spillane was the winner of Division ll returning a score of 41 points followed by Gail Hughes who had 36 points.  Division lll was won by Pat Pearson on 37 points and Di Murray, 35 points was in second place/

The Heads Vets hosted 92 golfers in ideal conditions at Thursday’s single stableford + eclectic competition. Gordon Howes, 40 points, won Division 1, with Barry Beahan on 39 points, runner-up. Division 2 winner was Kevin Higgins on 43 points with Roy Cartledge in second place with 42 points. Men’s D&P went to Michael Inness and women’s D&P to Judy Barrett and Cheryl Grinlinton.  Men’s NTP to Geoff Collins and Gordon Howes and women’s NTP to Judy Barrett. Balls were awarded to 33 points.  Next Thursday’s competition is a 2bbb + single stableford.

Saturday saw 123 players take to the field for the Single Stroke Monthly Medal.  The Scratch winner was Mark Johnston with 77 strokes (on countback).  Harry Delany, 79/68, won the A Grade with Phil Russo, 80/69, in second place and Stephen Jermyn, 80/69, in third. B Grade was won by Max Lomand, 86/68, with Brian Rowe, 86/70, and Bradley Sharpe, 84/70, following.  Neil Shields, 88/68, was the C Grade winn followed by David Davies, 92/70, and Patrick Russell, 97/72.  The ladies’ winner was Sharon McCarthy who scored 97/75.  Balls were awarded to 77 on countback.  Nearest the Pin went to Norman Whiley and Keith Muller with Drive and Pitch going to Cooper Maddinson.


Shoalhaven Darts Association

Results round eight.

Squaws def Exservicemen 6 games to 5. Kelly Hogan had four finishes while Kristel Kenny and Gloria Liddicoat had three. Gloria had the high score of 165. Ken O’Neill had four finishes and Hank Baxmann had three and the high score of a great 180.

Eagles def Misfits 7 games to 4. Eagle’s Jake Phillips, Justin Ganderton and Peter Vider all had four finishes each. Lucas and Justin also had the high score of 140. Matt Craig had five finishes. Eddy Simons had the high score of 140.

Bandits def Taipans 9 games to 2. Dave Hogan had the maximum six finishes, while Peter Coggins had five. Dave and Peter also had the high score of 140. Taipans Kaylene Hackett had three finishes. John Perrin had the high score of 140.

Marlins def Fishos 9 games to 2. Matt Goozeff had 4 finishes. Phil Reeves, Bim Stewart and Bradley Moulds had the high score of 125. Fisho’s Dan Kennedy-Young had three finishes. Joe McDowell had the ultimate high score of 180.

Mohawks def Devils 11 games to nil. Duane Lichtendahl, Ian Green and Pete Smith all had five finishes each. Darren Brudenell had the high score of a great 180.  Devil’s Jodi Reid had a 108 finish being the only finish for Devils.

Pointscore: Mohawks 14 – 71, Eagles 14 – 64, Marlins 12 – 59, Bandits 12 – 55, Fishos 10 – 48, Squaws 6 -33, Misfits 4 – 39, Exservicemen 4 – 32, Taipans 2 – 22, Devils 0 – 12.

Anyone wanting to play against Dapto on our social day on 29th Oct please put names on back of sheet. All perpetual trophies need to be returned. There is a meeting and SDA Drawn Pairs on the 18th Oct. Fill in sheet with your money for presentation on the 16th Dec.


Results Game 2 Split Round. Division One

Pirates Defeated Dragons 7 - 4. It would be remiss of me if I did not make special note of the extraordinary game Phil Reeves played on Thursday night. Leading the way for Pirates, Phil had five finishes, 4 x 100, 2 x 140, 170 and 3 x 180. Fantastic darts Phil. Peter Wood chimed in with a great 180 of his own and Deb King won her singles. For Dragons, Peter Vider was best with three finishes and the high score of 140. Kaylene Hackett, Georgie Hansen and Marie Perrin had two finishes each and Kaylene also threw 140.

Mohawks Defeated Camels 7 - 4. Darren Brudenell was the star for Mohawks with the maximum six finishes and Pat Duke top scored with 156. Dulcie Ward had three finishes and Shirley Butler threw the high score of 125. Sue Kenny was best player for Camels with four finishes and Peter Godfrey had three. The high score of 140 was thrown by Peter, Megan Stewart and Kristel Kenny.

The Bangers had the bye. Division One Point score: Pirates 18 - 75: Mohawks 16 - 77: Dragons 14 - 72: The Bangers 14 - 63: Camels 12 - 59.

Division Two

Cherokees Defeated Kookaburras 8 - 3. Great team effort from Cherokees with Barry Jouanet, Lynda Economos and Kay Dowell  with four finishes while Ken Flentjar top scored with 140. Gloria Liddicoat top scored for the ladies with 116. Brad Moulds and Hank Baxmann had three finishes each and Brad threw a brilliant 180 to be the top scorer. Therese Bournes had two finishes and 101.

Meerkats Defeated Phoenix 6 - 5. This was a close game with Meerkats Nat Sadler having four finishes and 116. Ken O'Neill and Denis Boon had three finishes and Ken top scored with 140. Danny Watson was best player for Phoenix with five finishes and the ultimate high score of 180. Well done Danny. Tracy Lymbery and Julie Pride had two finishes each and Tracy also threw the high score of 133.

Coyotes had the bye. Division Two Point score: Cherokees  10 - 66: Phoenix 10 - 54: Kookaburras 8 - 45: Meerkats 4 - 45: Coyotes 0 - 22. Please return all perpetual trophies and if you wish to play against Dapto you need to put your name on the back of the game sheet. 


Nowra Velo Club 

Jack Hartnett Memorial Road Race 53 Kilometre Handicap.  Braidwood Rd, 8th October 2017. 1. Colin Hunt (Defence Cycling) 1.35:58 – 06:00 = 1.29:58. 2. Tony Kuipers (Access Storage) 1.36:14 – 06:00 = 1.30:14. 3. Michael Berriman (BaiMed Physio)  1.37:35 – 06:00 = 1.31:35. 4. Nick Johns (Nowra Velo) 1.37:35 – 12:00 = 1.25:35. 5. Hubert Driehuis (Access Storage) 1.37:35 – 03:00 = 1.34:35. 6. Steve Gendek (BVH/Coffeeliscious) 1.37:35 – 09:00 = 1.28:35. 7. Scott Wallace (Illawarra CC) 1.37:35 – 09:00 = 1.28:35. 8. Phil Rice (Access Storage) 1.37:35 – 12:00 = 1.25:35. 9. Brad Oaten (Access Storage) 1.37:35 – 03:00 = 1.34:35. 10. Kate Darke (Access Storage) 1.37:45 – 00:00 = 1.37:45. 11. Henry Wakeford (BaiMed Physio) 1.38:25 – 09:00 = 1.29:25. 12. Nathan Crump (Access Storage) 1.39:01 – 15:00 = 1.24:01 (FT). 13. Steve Crossman (BaiMed Physio)   1.39:01 – 15:00 = 1.24:01. 14. Geoff Lockhart (BVH/Coffee) 1.39:01 – 09:00 = 1.30:01. 15. Josh Henry (Nowra Velo) 1.39:07 – 15:00 = 1.24:07. 16. Paul Mackie (BVH/Coffee) 1.39:07 – 12:00 = 1.27:07. 17. Ian Kielly (BVH/Coffeeliscious) 1.39:21 – 06:00 = 1.33:21. 18. Alice Lauder (Hanlon Windows)     1.39:54 – 00:00 = 1.39:54. 19. Jo Chalain (BaiMed Physio) 1.40:24 – 00:00 = 1.40:24. 20. Jason Spence (Nowra Velo)1.41:50 – 03:00 = 138:50.  21. Mark Williams (BVH/Coffee)           1.44:30 – 12:00 = 1.32:30. 22. Brooklyn Henry (Nowra Velo)    Puncture.