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Richard Hall's Canadian golf competition was played on the 17th of November with partners drawn on the day.

Winning the trophy was the team of Michael Tuckerman and Robert Dunwoodie, while Greg Atkins and Rob Gorham's team was runner up.

A club trophy was also contested on the 24th of November as a stableford competition.

Danny Cassells won the day on a count back from Phil Johnston, both of whom finished with 36 points.

Last Saturday, on the first of December, Danny Cassells again won the club trophy with 38 points this round. Equal runners up were Roger Green and Phil Johnston each with 37 points.

A special mention goes to Chris Bales, a frequent, and always welcome visitor to Boorowa golf, who on the tenth hole blasted a monster 310 metre drive. Wouldn't we all like to be able to do that?

A Christmas party invitation is extended to golf and bowls club members and their families on Saturday the 15th of December commencing at 5 pm. Please RSVP by the 12th of December.

- Roger Green

Bowls

The Boorowa Ex-Services Bowls Club held a very successful President’s day last Sunday.

There were 26 teams in attendance, coming from far and wide. The competition was over two games of 15 ends. Belconnen Bowling Club sent four teams to compliment eight teams from the Boorowa Ex-Services Club. Other clubs that were represented included Young, Cowra, Woodstock, and Bribbaree, as well as Cootamundra Country and Grenfell.

The winning team on the day came from Belconnen and was captained by Pat Kenny, while a local team from Boorowa Recreation Club skippered by Phil Johnson came in second place.  

The $50 meat tray was won by Mick Tuckerman while the giant raffle containing mostly Christmas goodies went to Richard Manning. 

President John Crowe thanked all teams for coming. He added a big thank you to all his volunteers for their work on the green over the past 12 months.

Down to more local matters, last Thursday’s social bowls competition was won in a tie between John Snelling and Leon Downey on 26 points. Don Henson was second on 24 points while Garry Dwyer and John Piper shared third on 20 points.

As this was the last game for November the monthly consistency was awarded, with a Colin Good a run away winner on 103 points. Garry Dwyer was second, followed by Leon Downey in third. 

- John Dymock 

Junior Cricket

Under 11s

Boorowa’s Ranbuild Sheds (0/134) lost to Kay McDonald Trophies (0/173) in the T20 Slam tournament, leaving them without a win to start the season. They will play Marchant Memorial in Young this weekend.

Under 13s 

In the Bloom’s Chemist Under 13s competition, a dominant batting display saw Gayzer’s Gardening Boorowa (3/240) win over Ray White Young (7/136) on the weekend. 

Archie Gay (49), Joe Prosper (47), Daniel Canellis (45) and Harvey Gay (40) all hit the scoreboard, while Ella Cross also bowled particularly well for Boorowa, taking 3/7 in her four overs. 

The win leaves Boorowa in third, just behind the Cootamundra Cobras and Temora Tigers, who are sitting on equal points in first and second. 

Gayzer’s Gardening Boorowa will take on Harden this week at Roberts Park (Murrumburrah) in Harden. 

Under 16s

The Crossbuild Boorowa Rovers had a bye this week, but will take on the Royals this week at Nixon Park in Temora. 

Senior Cricket

It was another difficult week for Boorowa in the Yass District Cricket Association, losing their A/B Grade match to the Bowning Buffaloes at Buffalo Sports Ground. 

The loss leaves Boorowa winless as they head into the Christmas break, with only one draw to their name after five matches.

Instead of regular matches, Boorowa will be taking part in the Yass District T20 Tournament this weekend, starting with a game against the Yass Golf Club Snipers. 

Shooting

The Boorowa Gun Club held their Classic 200 a week and a half ago.

With several cash prizes up for grabs over the two day event, the results below demonstrate was a big showcase for the local gun club.

Event One Winner: 25T Grand Handicap

  • O/A – Don McMillian – 38/39
  • Second – Phil Grainer – 37/39
  • Third – Craig Ceely – 30/32

Event Two Winners: 75T Double Barrel

  • O/A – Matthew Stokes – 491/491
  • AA Grade – Ben Woodhouse 490/491
  • A Grade – Rod Haug – 72/75
  • B Grade – Sean Hughston – 72/75
  • C Grade – Chloe Alho – 63/75
  • Ladies – Kay Hunt – 69/75
  • Veterans – Fred Twarloh – 73/78

Event Three Winners: 10T Point Score Cash Divide

  • AA Grade –  Anthony Gray, Charlie Smith, Glenn Kable, Steve Schiller, Ben Woodhouse, Phil Grainger, Kim Knealon and Glenn Barton – 30/30
  • A Grade – Rohan Fleming – 29/30
  • B Grade –  Max O’Dowd – 29/30
  • C Grade – Chloe Alho – 28/30

Event Four Winners: Boorowa Classic Sunday

  • O/A – Aaron Jones (Boorowa) – 149/150
  • AA Grade – Phil Grainger – 172/175
  • A Grade – Rohan Fleming – 132/150
  • B Grade – Mervyn Campbell – 138/150
  • C Grade – Chloe Alho – 125/150
  • Ladies – Kay Hunt – 128/150
  • Veterans – Fred Twarloh – 138/150
  • Junior – James Body – 128/150

Two-Day High Gun Winners

  • O/A – Phil Grainger – 276/280
  • AA Grade – Glenn Kable – 274/280
  • A Grade – Stephen Tomlinson – 249/280
  • B Grade – Mervyn Campbell – 248/280
  • C Grade – Chloe Alho – 233/280
  • Ladies – Kay Hunt – 243/280
  • Veterans – Fred Twarloh – 248/280
  • Junior – Rohan Fleming – 248/280

After the event, the club sent a message on its social media wishing to thank those who competed and volunteered across the weekend.

It put particular emphasis on volunteers, suggesting that the event couldn’t have taken place without them.