Junior Rugby League

ByStuart Gay

The mighty Boorowa under 10s secured a place in the group ninegrand final with a nail biting,come from behind victory over Junee, 20-18. T

he locals started slowly and trailed early by six points before Jacob Cayfe powered over to level the scores at halftime.

Boorowas lethargy in the first half continued after the break and the home side skipped away to lead 18-6 early and an upset seemed on the cards.

The Boorowa side was not about to give up and finally started to wake from their slumber with some powerful charges through the middle.

Harvey Gay took it upon himself to lead the side to victory and one of his busting charges combined with an amazing offload saw Josh Craig streak away to narrow the gap to 20-12.

With Dan Canellis scheming at first receiver it wasn’t long before the pacy Lucas Cayfe dived over to narrow the gap to 20-16.

With time running out and the crowd on the edge of their seats the pressure was mounting on both sides.

After a disastrous start to the game Josh Karchinsky fought back well and was rewarded when he backed up a beautiful passing movement and crashed over under the posts to put Boorowa into the lead with fiveminutes left on the clock.

Some desperate defending from the Bushrangers saw them repel numerous Junee raids before Archie Gay was able to dive on a loose ball, with only a minute left on the clock to seal the victory.

After a very slow start all the players came alive in the latter stages, with Josh Dean and Ella Cross both outstanding from dummy half while the Cayfe boys, Dan Canellis and Harvey Gay really worked themselves to a standstill to secure the win.

Good Luck: Sidney Van Leeuwen will be competing in the Archdiocesan Athletics Carnival.

Boorowa Ladies Golf

Wendy Tuckerman leads Golf Club Championships

OnAugust 10, the ladygolfers hit the fairways for the first time in sixweeks.

The Ladies started straight up with Club Championships.Wendy Tuckerman is leading the competition.

Leanne Farrell, who is leading B Gradealso wonthe Frances Brewer Trophy Par Event andHelen Aldersey’s Trophy Stroke Event.

Polly Farrell is leading C Grade.

Next week, we play the second round of the championships. Names in by 10am for a 10.30am start.

Also the ladies will play for the Pat Croker Trophy Par Event andthe NSW Medal.

Boorowa Men’s Golf

ByRoger Green

Here’s hoping you were all able to make use of the wonderful weather that Boorowa turned on for us last weekend.

With the golf course looking a picture, local golfers took advantage of conditions and competed for the Andrew McGrath trophy. This event was played as a stroke competition.

The successful winner was Robert Dunwoodie with net 66 while runner-up with net 68 came Greg Atkins. Ball comp winners , all with net 69, were Anthony Walters, Michael Tuckerman and Phillip Johnston.

Also, just a reminder that the stroke play championship has begun.

Therefore could first round matches be completed as soon as possible? Next Saturday, August 20, the Brett Watts Stroke trophy is scheduled for competition,so let’s hope for another fine day to welcome golfers on to the course.

George Tooke Semi’s Approach


The George Tooke semi-finals match ups were finalised after the last round of the regular season last weekend.

The results saw North Canberra slaughter a hapless Braidwood side 76-0.Harden inflicted similar pain on ADFA 66-0.Bungendore 30 beat Crookwell 22 whilst Gunning sneaked into the semis with a win over Boomanulla 34-28.

The final ladder saw Harden finish minor premiers on 33 followed by North Canberra 30, Bungendore 27, Gunning 18, Crookwell 16, Boomanulla 15, Braidwood 12, ADFA 9 and Boorowa 8.

Gunning Roos take on the Crookwell Green Devils in the minor semi in a match that could go either way. Gunning have the momentum at the right end of the season and should prove a little too strong in this do or die clash.

North Canberra Bears take on Bungendore Tigers in the major semi and after a demolition of Braidwood, last week should prove too strong for Bungendore who at times have been inconsistent. The winner will progress to the major semi-final against Harden on Saturday week. The loser will live to fight another day.

Don’t forget the Rovers night of nights is onSeptember 10at the Ex-Services Club when the annual presentation of awards will take place. Don’t miss out on this great evening.

Darts Round Seven Results

by Double Top

Last week’s darts saw some thrillers and a couple of very one sided contests as sides continue to jockey for ladder positions. The results were:

Top Pub Jameson’s hada hard fought win over Mad Rams 4-3 in a contest that almost saw the sunrise on Friday morning.

Top Pub Leppers won over Naughty Courty 5-2 with Kyle Banks pegging out on 56 and Tim Poplin outstanding with a 1.

TP Newbies beat Ex Services 4-3 in a thriller.

Rec Gold over Darty Deeds 7-0 seeing Rod Neeson returning with seven tons.

Ram Z over TP Masters 5-2 with Grant Cotter having a good win over Vince Leslie in a top match.

TP Guinness over RSL 7-0 with the Top in good form on the night.

Rec Wizards over Rec P&B 6-1 with Pete Bell having a good peg out with 78.

Draw for Round 8 tonight is:TP Masters versusTP Jameson’s,Ex Services versusRec Wizards,TP Guinness versusTP Leprechauns,Ram Z versusNaughty Courty, TP Newbies versusRec Gold,Darty Deeds versusRSL,Rec Pissed andBroke versusMad Rams

The ladder looks this way:Ram Z- 40,Rec Gold- 34,TP Guinness-32,Rec Wizards-32,Pissed & Broke-20,Naughty Courty-20,TP Masters-16,TP Leprechauns-16,RSL-14,Ex-Services 26’s-12,Mad Rams-12,TP Jameson’s-12, Top Pub Newbies-12,Darty Deeds-6

With only six more round games including this week before the finals, there’s some close teams particularly in the lower half of the ladder. It’s on again tonight so get down to a venue near you for some great darts action.

Bases loadedfor Hilltops Baseball

In less than two months time thirty-six participants will be converging on Young’s Sawpit Oval for the opening round of the Aussie T-Ball Program, run by the Hilltops Baseball Association.Open to wide eyed keen participants aged between 6 – 11.

The ten week program that features six teams known as the Brumbies, Gladiators, Sluggers, Tigers, Wasps and Wolves doing battle over six-inning matches that last just one-hour each Friday in the blistering afternoon. The players from all walks of life, all age groups and varying skill levels come together in the fun, exciting, fast-paced, yet all inclusive sporting code.

Registrations for theprogram hasbeen openfor a little over two weeks and the response from parents and children has been great.

“It has been an outstanding success,” General Manager Brendon Meynell says,

“The fact that you can have absolutely ZERO previous sporting skills and come and take part in a fun competition like this I think is one of the major draw cards,”.

Participants upon registration receive an Aussie T-Ball participants pack valued at over $150, all participants will also receive a Certificate and Medallion of Participation and with every player that registers they go in the draw to win a Canberra Cavalry ABL shirt or cap.

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Bases Loaded: Hilltops Baseball is calling for any interested youngsters to join up.

-Brendon Meynell

NSW Sports Shear

Local boys Ben Gorham and Wil Stanleyhave had the huge honour of being selected in the NSW Sports Shear team which will compete at the Warialda Nationals in October 2016. Ben was selected in the Senior Shearing category while Wil was selected in the Novice/Learner category. This is a massive achievement and huge effort by both of the boys! Both have had good seasons so far this year on the Sports Shear circuit with Ben taking out firstplace at Gunning and at Yass and he placed secondat the Dubbo Show which meant that he qualified second in the NSW Team.A massive effort by Ben who just keeps getting better and better.Wil also took out firstplace at Gunning and at Yass and made selectors sit up and take notice when he took out firstat the Dubbo Show. Wil is only 16 years old and still at school! Well done Ben andWil.

We wish both the boys the best of luck at Warialda.

Way to Go: Local boys Ben Gorham and Wil Stanley (right) selected for NSW Sports Shear team.

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