Sports Shorts September 4th

04th Sep 2019


The Guyra Tennis Club is looking for interested tennis players to come and have a social hit on Thursday 5th September 2019 at 6pm.
Come and play for free on the night and receive a free sausage sandwich. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to Sally Purvis for catering purposes on 0456 921 280.
We are wanting to start a Mixed Tennis Night competition after the school holidays. If you are interested in playing in the mixed tennis competition but can’t attend on the night, please message Sally Purvis to register your interest.
Sally Purvis

Junior Cricket

An information afternoon for all players interested in playing junior cricket for Guyra this year will be held on Thursday September 5th. Guyra is looking to field teams in under 10, under 12 and under 14 age groups in the Armidale District junior competition this year.
Please come along to the Recreation Ground cricket nets from 4.30pm. For more information, phone Jason Campbell 0428 763 688 or Simon Brown 0427 665 131.
As an introduction to the game we are also hoping to runJunior Blasters (5-7yrs) and Master Blasters (7-10yrs) programs this year.
They will be run at Guyra Central School on a weekday afternoon and will commence in October.

Ladies’ Golf

A field of 12 ladies played on the 28th August, competing in a 4BBB Stroke event. The winners of the day were Joyce Betts and Wendy Jackson with a fine score of 67 Nett. Nearest the Pins winners were 7th Vicki Reeves, 9th Wendy George and on the 18th was Kath Varley.
This week, two teams are competing in the VW Scramble at Inverell. On Wednesday 11th September we will compete in a Stableford competition, while other ladies will play in the 4BBB at Warialda’s Open Day. Also, it’s time to submit your entries for the New England District Golf Association (NEDGA) 4BBB/Veteran’s 4BBB event at Inverell on 25th September.

Men’s Golf

Last Sunday a good field contested the Landmark stroke which was won by Pat Grills with 67 Nett and Ian Taylor was runner up. The monthly mug was also won by Patrick. Nearest to the pins were Ian Taylor on the 7th, Barry Simpson on the 10th and Michael Jackson on the 18th. Next Sunday will be a three-person ambrose sponsored by the Regional Australia Bank. Due to the continuing dry conditions golfers are now permitted to use a tee when taking a preferred lie.
The Albatross

Vets Golf

A good turnout of 15 players competed in a Four ball Stableford Multiple on August 27th.
The winning team with 84 was Pat and Roger Grills with runners up Col Walls and Wal Chapman on 79. Nearest the pins were Len Stanley on the 7th and Chris Newberry on the 18th.
The Vets AGM will be held on September 10 after golf at 2pm so please consider taking on a small roll.
A Vet