Sport

Sports Reports November 25th

25th Nov 2020

Senior LeagueThe Super Spuds could field four teams in next year’s Group 19 competitions after the club decided to enter the newly-created women’s nine-a-side tackle competition.This new league will exist alongside the women’s leagu...

Fishing is a sport for all the family

24th Nov 2020

The Guyra Anglers Clubs is active in looking after the future of fishing in our area. Their objective is to have an activity which the whole family unit can be involved in.They have been busy restocking local waterways to ensure there are plenty of f...

Guyra Golf Vets qualify for State Carnival

24th Nov 2020

Eleven players played in the Guyra Vets competition and another six played in the New England Vets Golf Association Four Ball final that was also played on the Tuesday which we hosted.In the Guyra competition Chris Newberry and Dave Bearup took out t...

Tori & Kasey join Knight’s squad

18th Nov 2020

Tori Brazier and Kasey Gaukroger are preparing for a new challenge as they take up positions in the Under 19's Newcastle Knights Tarsha Gale Squad.The girls attended trial on on Thursday the 5th of November at Newcastle TAFE in Tighes Hills.At the tr...

Sports Reports November 18th

18th Nov 2020

Men’s GolfLast Sunday the annual Guyra Sixes competition was played. It is a diffèrent concept, both enjoyable and competitive. The winners were Matt and Michael Jackson with Mal Gaukroger and Adam Brennan runner up. The best dressed awa...

Olympics theme for lady golfers

11th Nov 2020

Last week the ladies travelled to the coast for the Annual golf trip. The first day we played at the Grafton Course. Julie Walker was the winner with 41 points Tracey Norberg was the runner up with 37 points. Nearest The pin winners were Jenni Jackso...

Sports reports November 11

11th Nov 2020

Men’s BowlsSaturday November 7th saw two Club Championship games played.In Club Fours Col Stanley, (Sub) Michael Shiner, Greg Mitchell and Grahame Starr played Steven Sole, Mallie Walls, Evan Sole and Andrew Sparke. In this game the scores afte...

Cricket Scoreboard November 7th

11th Nov 2020

1st GradeGuyra defeated by Easts Easts Innings8/292 (cc) off 45 overs Guyra Bowling: Mitch Woods 2/32, Billy Youman 4/41, Tyson Burey 0/58, Brandon Landsborough 0/43, Joey Ryan 2/44, Heath Dowsett 0/35, DJ Patterson 0/33 Guyra InningsGrant Ryan....

Caspers bring home the trophy!!

3rd Nov 2020

Saturday 31st October 2020 saw the first-ever Sport UNE Football League grand finals played, with the Guyra United Caspers third grade side coming home the victors over the minor Premiers South Armidale. Souths were big favourites to win this game af...

Sports Report November 4

3rd Nov 2020

CricketCricketers managed to get on to the field this week following a total washout the first round, with Guyra getting some mixed results.The first grade side were defeated by Hillgrove in their first outing. Batting first Guyra were dismissed for ...

Caspers heading to the Grand Final

27th Oct 2020

The Guyra United soccer club would like to thank everyone for their continued support throughout this difficult year. The club is hoping to finish off the season with a bang, thanks to the 3rd-grade side who have made it through to the decider.On Fri...

Sports Reports October 28th

27th Oct 2020

Ladies’ GolfLast week some ladies from Guyra travelled over to Inverell to play in the Golf NSW Medal Playoff.Jenny Tierney won her Division and will now travel to Stonecutters Ridge in Sydney to play in the State Final.In Guyra last week the l...

In the pink for Breast Cancer

13th Oct 2020

Last week the ladies teed off for the Annual Breast Cancer fundraiser. The event was a Flag Stroke Event sponsored by Wendy George.Belinda Lenehan won the day with a lovely 65 Nett. Vicki Reeves was the runner up with 68 Nett.The putting competition ...

Skipper selected for Waratahs camp

13th Oct 2020

The rugby season that almost didn’t happen has ended well Guyra’s Sam Skipper. The TAS Year 11 student spent time during his holidays with other outstanding young players at a NSW Waratahs Next Gen development camp in Sydney.The tight hea...

Sport Reports October 14th

13th Oct 2020

Men’s GolfOn Sunday thé Dougie Waters memorial was played with Tim Ellis and Steven Sole coming out on top with 48 points, one shot clear of Harry Kirk and Jake Ellis.Nearest to the pins were Mick Kirk on thé 7th, Richard Burey on...

Sports Reports October 7th, 2020

6th Oct 2020

Men’s BowlsSaturday October 3rd saw the Final of the Major Singles played. David Wilcox played Andrew Sparke. David, in good form, and Andrew, still on a high after defeating Dan Kennedy, all pointed to a great game.Andrew continued his good fo...

Golf reports September 30

30th Sep 2020

Mollie Sole MedalThe winner of the Mollie Sole Final that was played a couple of weeks ago was Chris Newberry with 36 points. On a countback from Ian Taylor and Scott Mendes.It was a great field of 24 players.If you would like to start playing golf t...

Pool to reopen next week

29th Sep 2020

Guyra Swimming Pool will reopen next week, with a detailed COVID-Safety plan in place to keep the community safe. Guyra residents will be able to enjoy a dip from Monday 5th October. The Monckton Aquatic Centre in Armidale will open from Tuesday 6th ...

Cricketers prepare for first toss

29th Sep 2020

There are only three weeks to go until our 2020/2021 cricket season opens with the first toss set down for Saturday October 24th. Guyra Cricket Club are preparing for a big season with a lot of enthusiasm and player interest. The club will enter four...

Junior Soccer concludes for 2020

22nd Sep 2020

Last weekend Saturday, 19th September 2020 the Guyra United junior teams played their final game for the 2020 season. We hope everyone has enjoyed their shortened and slightly different season. Although covid had an effect this season has still turne...

Sports reports September 23rd

22nd Sep 2020

Men’s BowlsTwo Club Championship games were contested over the weekend. Handicap Singles: Dan Kennedy (-8) played Barry Campbell (+3). Barry made good his 11 shot start winning the first 4 ends however Dan slowly closed the gap and eventually w...

Thrilling conclusion to championships

16th Sep 2020

Last weekend saw a thrilling conclusion to the 2020 championships. Saturday’s third round sponsored by Guyra Mechanical was taken out by Steve Kliendienst on a countback from Scott Mendes with 70 Nett. Nearest to the pins were Steven Sole on th...

Ladies’ golf champs

16th Sep 2020

Last week the ladies played the final round of the Championships. Results are as follows:A Grade Champion Karen Oehlers on a play off. Runner up Pip White. B Grade Champion Jenny Rogers. Runner up Belinda Lenehan. C Grade Champion ...

Sports Reports September 16

16th Sep 2020

Men’s BowlsSaturday September 12th saw two Club Championship games contested.In Club Triples: John Jackson, Geoff Reeves and Wayne Reeves played Robert Walls, Ian Jacobs and Mallie Walls. Both teams started off exchanging shot for shot. At 3 sh...

Tori shows the way in rugby 7s comp.

8th Sep 2020

Guyra’s Tori Brazier is regarded as one of the most exciting young prospects in the New England women's rugby union 7s competition. Tori is part of the Barbets team who will take on cross-town rivals Armidale Blues in the minor semi-final this ...

Golf championships at halfway mark

8th Sep 2020

Last Saturday saw the 1st round of the championships played in difficult conditions The winner with a great score of 66 nett was Michael Shiner with Steve Wilson runner up. Nearest to the pins were Boyd Stanley on the 7th and 10th and Richard Burey o...

Golf reports September 9th

8th Sep 2020

Vets Golf The Vets played the usual monthly Reg Taylor Stroke day last week. Fourteen players competed on another nice Spring day. There were two Stroke winners on 85, Ian Taylor and John Prisk. The nett winners with 35 nett was a three way tie betw...

Men’s Bowls championships

8th Sep 2020

Saturday September 5th saw two Club Championship games played. In Major Singles David Wilcox played Robert Moore and it turned out to be a tight tussle with the scores even on five occasions, but David held his nerve and went on to take the win 31 sh...

Sports reports September 2nd

2nd Sep 2020

Ladies’ GolfLast week a field of 13 ladies played in beautiful weather conditions. The event was a Stableford with Vicki Reeves winning on a countback from Wendy George with 31 points.Nearest the pin winners were Meg Simpson on the 9th hole, Pi...

Time for athletics at St Marys

1st Sep 2020

Over the past two Fridays, students at St Mary of the Angels have participated in their annual School Athletics Carnival. Students have spent a number of weeks practicing for these events and were very eager to get started. The day kicked off with th...

Great weather and great bowls

1st Sep 2020

For the last weekend of Winter Mother Nature really turned on her charm with great weather conditions. Saturday August 29th saw a number of Club Championships played. In Club Pairs two Semi Finals were played: John Jackson and Barry Campbell played D...

Sports reports August 12, 2020

12th Aug 2020

Men’s Bowls Well this week’s bowls started off with the Semi Final of the Open Singles. This game was played by mutual agreement on Wednesday August 5th between John McIlwain and Dan Kennedy. In true style Dan came out of the blocks dete...

Sport reports July 29th

29th Jul 2020

Men’s BowlsWell the weather sure threw a spanner in the works over the weekend, only two Club Championship games were played.Saturday July 25th saw an Open Singles game between Anthony Bull and John McIlwain. John was in fine form taking contro...

Sports Reports July 22nd

22nd Jul 2020

Men’s Bowls Saturday July 18th saw three Club Championship Games played. In a Semi Final of the Open Singles John Jackson played Col Stanley, this game was played in the manner that a Semi Final should be played however the scores did not tell...

Caspers season kicks off

21st Jul 2020

Last weekend Guyra United seniors kicked off their season playing in the Belgrave Cup/Consulation Cup. Guyra had a great turn out, with 20 players pulling on their boots for the season opener. East Armidale forfeited the first game giving Guyra a win...

Sports Reports July 15th

14th Jul 2020

Ladies’ GolfLast week a field of 12 ladies played for Shona Mulligan’s trophy.The event was also a Golf NSW Medal Round and putting competition.Wendy George was the winner with a score of 75 Nett.The runner up was Kerry Bull on a Count Ba...

Sports Reports July 8

7th Jul 2020

Hockey is back!! Guyra will have three men’s teams A, B and C this year.  The competition is set to start on Sunday, July 19th and will be a 10-week club-based competition with no finals. Top of the ladder at the end of the season will be ...

Guyra United Soccer ready for kick off!!

30th Jun 2020

The 2020 season will be going ahead as normal with some slight changes. Juniors will play a 9 week competition starting from the 25th of July 2 and finishing on the 19th September. Seniors will start on the 18th July and run for 14 weeks. PLEASE NOTE...

Junior League withdraws from competition

30th Jun 2020

Guyra Junior Rugby League has decided to withdraw from the Group 19 2020 season. President Gina Lockyer said the decision was not the outcome that they were anticipating, but unfortunately with the current COVID restrictions in place by Armidale Regi...

Sport Shorts July 1

30th Jun 2020

Men’s BowlsThere were four Club Championship games played over the weekend in comfortable weather conditions. All games were played on Saturday June 27th.Scott Campbell played Robert Walls and in this game Robert was successful over 25 ends def...

Sports Reports June 24

24th Jun 2020

Anglers ClubThe Guyra Anglers Club Inc. is excited to be on the other side of Covid-19. Our successful AGM, held at the Guyra Hotel, was followed by lockdown, and some of our memberships have fallen due. The club is built on families, fishing and aim...

Golf report June 17th

17th Jun 2020

Vets GolfWe finally got back to competition golf last week. For the moment we are hitting off at 11 o’clock and playing under the COVID restricted rules.Seven golfers played an individual stableford with the winner Len Stanley scoring 36. Runne...

Group 19 call it quits on season 2020

16th Jun 2020

A massive effort to get the Super Spuds back on the paddock this year was no match for a global pandemic in the end. Group 19 announced the cancellation of the senior rugby league season on Monday after a majority of clubs voted against particip...

Range upgrade in the sights of Sporting Shooters

9th Jun 2020

Members of the Guyra branch of the Sporting Shooters’ Association of Australia (SSAA) will shortly have improved access to their range, thanks to a $7,700 State Government grant to construct new paths and repair the firing point structure.North...

New indoor cricket training facility for Armidale

9th Jun 2020

The Armidale Sportsground will soon boast its own indoor cricket training facility, thanks to a $340,000 project being delivered by the Armidale Regional Sports Council in conjunction with the Armidale District Cricket Association (ADCA). Armidale Re...

Perfect weather as lady golfers hit out

25th Mar 2020

Last week saw the annual NEDGA Tournament come to Guyra. The event was very successful with large fields over the three days.Local ladies Wendy George and Belinda Lenehan won the Division trophies along with Cheryl McDonald from Walcha who is the NED...

Guyra make finals, but games cancelled

17th Mar 2020

Guyra Cricket Club were looking forward to playing in two grand-finals this weekend, but will instead have to sit out the rest of the season. The rest of the junior competition has also been called off. The cancellations come after a directive from C...

A big week of golf coming up

10th Mar 2020

Hosting any event in a small community, either sporting or social, requires a large contingent of volunteers and this is ever so apparent with the upcoming NEDGA Ladies’ Golf Tournament that will be held in Guyra on the 18th-20th March. The Lad...

New look for Super Spuds

10th Mar 2020

The Super Spuds have a new look ahead of this Saturday’s first big event of 2020.The Spuds will join the Guyra Hockey Club and Guyra United Soccer Club in launching the winter sports season this Saturday at the community hall.The party starts a...

President’s Day a great success

10th Mar 2020

On Tuesday 25th February we held our Annual President’s Day. Visiting teams included Tenterfield, Glen Innes, Inverell, Delungra, Bingara, Kootingal, Bendemeer, Walcha, Uralla, Armidale City, Armidale Servies and Guyra. It was a very successful...

Open Day success

10th Mar 2020

The Guyra Veteran Golfers Open which was played on March 2nd and 3rd was a great success, only enhanced by great weather. Over 100 players from Sydney, Brisbane, Newcastle, Warialda, Inverell, Tenterfield as well as local clubs enjoyed the golf and t...

Finals come with mixed results for cricketers

10th Mar 2020

The cricket season has come down to the pointy end of the competition with semi-finals played on the weekend. Guyra seniors were represented in all three finals with mixed results. The first-grade side will have to back up again next week after going...

School swimming carnivals

4th Mar 2020

During February, Guyra Central School held Swimming Carnivals for both their Primary and Secondary students. Primary students swam hard and showed great sportsmanship cheering from the sidelines and shaking hands at the end of races.Senior Champions ...

Sports Shorts March 4th

4th Mar 2020

Anglers Club The Guyra Anglers Club Inc. invite everyone to join us Saturday the 7th of March for their AGM, Presentation day and MEGA Raffle. Join us from 11am at the Guyra Hotel. Past & present members, along with interested people, are invite...

Brooke off to State

18th Feb 2020

Two Guyra athletes competed at the Regional Little Athletics carnival held in Tamworth last weekend. Sisters Brooke and Scarlett Newberry competed on the new track, with some good results.Brooke Newberry won gold in the under 131500m walk in a time o...

Cricketers sit it out due to wet weather

18th Feb 2020

After a dry first half of the year, wet weather has caused the cancellation of the last two weeks of games for senior cricketers. The third grade T20 final which was set down for February 9th was called off due to rain, as was the full round of crick...

Sporting codes join forces for season launch

18th Feb 2020

Three of Guyra’s biggest sporting clubs are joining forces to launch the upcoming winter season.Guyra rugby league, soccer and hockey clubs will host a fun night at the community hall on Saturday, March 14 – and the whole town is invited....

Golf reports February 19th

18th Feb 2020

Vets GolfTuesday February 11th saw the second attempt at running our Pennants. The back nine was open this time and a lot of work had been put in to get the course to a playable state. Although rain was threatening, the play was completed withou...

Men's Bowls report

18th Feb 2020

There were four Club Championship games contested over the weekend.In Open Singles David Wilcox played Col Stanley. This was a great game to mark as David and Col could not be separated for the first nine ends, at this stage the scores were 6 shots a...

Europe definitely didn’t disappoint!

10th Feb 2020

In January Sarah Rosten flew to the other side of the world with people she hadn’t met to play soccer. She knew it was going to be interesting, with the tour group all departing different areas of Australia from Perth to Darwin and anywhere in ...

Sports Shorts February 12th, 2020

10th Feb 2020

Men’s Bowls There were a number of Club Championships played over the weekend (in between showers that is). Firstly, a game of Major Singles played between Dan Kennedy and Barry Presnell. Dan led from the start never letting Barry into the gam...

Player interest high as Spuds prepare for trial against Old Bar

5th Feb 2020

The Super Spuds will be packing their towels and sunscreen for their first game of 2020.They have lined up trial games against the Old Bar Beach Pirates at Old Bar on March 28 and there has been an explosion of player interest since it was announced....

Sports Shorts February 5th, 2020

5th Feb 2020

Men’s Bowls There were three games of Club Championships played over the weekend. In Club Pairs Col Stanley and David Lyes played Geoff Reeves and Wayne Reeves. Col and David raced away to an early lead, leading 18 shots to 6 shots by end 15. ...

Wins all round for cricketers

5th Feb 2020

The Guyra Cricket Club is having a great season and the weekend’s round of games saw a clean sweep with victory in all games.The first-grade side were at home on Ted Mullligan Oval against ladder leaders City/UNE. Their opponents won the toss a...

Golf Reports January 22nd

22nd Jan 2020

Ladies’ Golf On 15th January Pip White won the Stroke event with a fine 69 net. Julie Walker was runner up on 70 net. Shona Mulligan won the putting competition with 30 putts. Nearest the Pins on the 7th were Pip White and Meg Simpson and the ...

Riders show improvement at camp

21st Jan 2020

The annual Guyra Pony Camp which was held in early January was down on numbers this year with only 45 riders attending. This was largely attributed to the current weather conditions with many members out fighting fires on their properties in the week...

Top of the Range Fours a success

21st Jan 2020

Well the Top of the Range Fours have been played for 2020 over the weekend January, Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th. Twenty five teams graced the greens in light rain. Two rounds of 10 ends were played Saturday and Sunday three games were played. The w...

Vale Colin Gadd

1st Jan 2020

Armidale Regional Council Mayor Simon Murray said the Armidale region has lost a strong advocate and one of its true champions in Colin Gadd who passed away on December 23rd. Colin was well known in the Guyra district having served as Principal at Ba...