Dumbleyung Netball Club
Though a cold and windy day outside, the Dumbleyung Ducks stayed dry within the Katanning Leisure Centre on Saturday August 17. Dumbleyung 2 (D2) played Olympians 3 at 1.30pm with a few new visiting Ducks to the team. A big thank you visiting Ducks Michelle Berrigan, Kelly Stephen, Wendy Webster, Sophie Berrigan and Stephanie Opperman, who filled in and joined a few of our regulars to pull together a team.
D2 came out firing, winning the first quarter with some great goals by Wendy and awesome passes down the court by Ashlyn O’Donnell and Candice Ward. Though the opposition came back to win the game, final score of D2 (42) to Olympians 3 (42). Best players went to Steph Opperman, Ashlyn O’Donnell and Wendy Webster.
Dumbleyung 1 (D1) played in the following timeslot of 3pm and welcomed back travelling Ducks Louisa Dare and Alison Gray. Playing against Cardinals Fever, D1 knew it would be a competitive game with the quarterly score reflecting this – draw at quarter time, D1 up by 4 points at half time and a draw at three quarter time. D1 defence and attacking were on fire, with some awesome defence by Roisin Ball and Clare Smith and amazing goals by Louisa Dare and Jo McCracken! A nail-biting final quarter, it was exciting to find out that as the final whistle blew the Ducks won the game by two points! Final score D1 (32) to Cardinals Fever (30). Best players went to Elspeth Smith, Jo McCracken and Louisa Dare.
This weekend is the final fixtured game for the Dumbleyung Ducks and all are encouraged to come across and cheer on the teams! D1 will play Cardinals Force at 1.30pm for the chance to play in the Semi Final, and D2 will play their final game for the season against Cardinals Phoenix at 3pm.
Article by Alison Gray
Lake Grace Kukeirn Hockey Club
What a game! The C Grade game was the top of the table clash between Corrigin and Souths. After scores being held at nil all, the game went into overtime for golden goal. Scores were still level, which meant we had to go to flicks. After a stellar performance all game, Souths came out with the win and secured a spot in a home grand final at Kukerin. Well done C Graders!!
We were up against Kulin-Kondinin Vipers again this week, playing for a spot in the preliminary final. Scores were held out nil all for most of the game however Vipers scored one goal late in the game and we went down 1/0. It was a great game, but unfortunately we couldn't quite get over the line. However, we look forward to next year! Thank you to the team for a great season.
Vs. Kulin (Semi-finals)
Traveling up to Corrigin on a nice cool day we knew that we would have to bring a good game to best Kulin.
The game was hard fought with intensity and the quality high. Kulin scored in the first quarter. The girls didn’t panic - there was enough time in the game to respond – however we just could not put the ball in the net. After having many chances, the game was over, and Kulin had held on.
The game was a loss, but the duration and level of intensity Souths brought was the best this season.
The Prelims are our next and only avenue to the Grand Final.
Coaches Award; Kelsie - for getting a "welcome home" stick to the head.
Semi finals!!! With a late exclusion and injured players everywhere we had our work cut out for us. But with our game plan set and a hunger to win we weren’t letting that get us down. The boys came out firing, drawing first blood inside the first 10. The rest of the first half was a slog, with Corrigin pressing hard, but Souths pushing back just as hard. Goals to Charlie Zhane and Matty Trev gave us the push we needed. Corrigin fought back, levelling up, and at full time it was a 3-3 draw. Groundhog Day anybody??? Extra time was needed once again. Both sides had multiple shots and chances but none could break through. Flicks it was. Sadly, the Souths boys couldn’t repeat history again going down 5-3. Huge credit to our goalie big Deano after copping a nasty blow to the knee earlier in the game. Must be a Souths thing to do things the hard way (or we just love our hockey too much) with prelims against Vipers ahead. Massive thanks to everyone who made this season possible. Let’s go Souths!!!
Good luck to all teams playing in Hyden this weekend for a spot in the grand final.
Article by Melissa Eynon, Jamie Eggars and Floyd Pryor
Dumbleyung Lakeview Golf Club
There will be a working bee this Friday the 23rd August from 2pm to get a few jobs done on the course before our midweek day next Thursday. If you could help that would be great.
CATERING for Thursday August 29th:
Members are only being asked to do afternoon tea /savouries this year as the evening meal is being catered for, and the lunch is kindly provided by Scott & Hanna.
MEN: Can all male members please provide a large plate of savouries ready to serve.
Eg sandwiches, dip and biscuits, meat and cheese platter etc.
Nb: no food that needs heating please as there will be no ladies in the kitchen to heat and serve.
If you aren’t playing on the day please arrange for your food to be delivered on the day or beforehand.
Please note if you don’t provide food you and your playing partners will not have any afternoon savouries.
LADIES: a large plate of decadent afternoon tea to share please.
Clubhouse cleaning and table setup to be done after golf this Saturday.
AUGUST 17 LAKEVIEW NOTES
Burando Hill sponsored the last Stroke round, and for a chance to snare top spot on the championship table for some on Saturday 17 August. Thank you for their continued support but we did miss you Michael. The Scribe has learnt a few new sayings and scoring terminologies after playing with Bob the Hunter who scored a Moose = 2 horns and a ?????? not a reportable word, actually a 13 on No 11; until then he was heading for the winners' circle, but his back got the better of him. The other man Provisional, 4 balls Jamie Dare also scoring a Moose but this was on his 2nd hole of the day, No 14 though he did redeem himself and played like a holidaying demon having a 41 on the front 9 & 50 on the back. Couldn't get over how he just kept dropping balls out of his pocket for yet another provisional hit - to be fair we think he only lost 1 ball and he did score a Birdie.
The meat packs a popular choice with all, saw yet again the winner of the men, young Daniel McDougall taking home the bacon with a 68nett 95gross, we are sure that his freezer it overflowing by now. Runner-up BBJ - Jon Ward could have easily won but for his Moose on 4, but that's golf and he still went on to be the runner-up with a 70nett 97 gross. Once again the Man, now the FireMan, Dave Wall who took over lighting the fire in Garry's absence, winning the gross with 88. Novelties were Scott Jefferis, Bob Hannah and BBJ x 2.
Ladies winner once again hitting her fine form was Liz Dare with 70nett 109 gross and this included a magnificent putt on 5 for a Birdie. Runner-up T Bartram 79nett 102gross an improvement on the last few months and gross was Sharlene Powell. The putting comp had to come down to a count back between Sharlene Powell 11/15 and Eagle Boy 12/14. Congratulations to Lee winning with 26putts next year Sharlene and I am sure you have the men worried.
There will be a busy bee at some stage for the Ladies Open & Men's Midweek Day on Thursday 29 August.
The final standings for the championships and the coveted No 1 spot goes to Margie Ward - 197 and Lee Smith - 164 congratulations to both players. A great result with nearly all members playing in the championships - mention of Marc Ball who finished 3rd in A Grade but won't be playing due to circumstances out of his control. Also Jon who finished 3rd in B Grade won’t be contesting this year. Howie Ward will now be traipsing around the world. The 1st & 2nd Eliminations – 18 holes will be held on Saturday 31 August. Those with the byes will play in the afternoon when results are in from the first elimination. Here are the final results, tees and times for hit-off. Next week will be a Stableford sponsored by NuFarm.
Article by Tamara Bartram