Dumbleyung Darts Club
We played a round robin format, best of 3 games of 301, which gave everyone a chance to knock off last year’s winner, Willo. Unfortunately Willo came out throwing, to win by one game and took out the top spot with Block putting up a good fight to the end. Block played Willo in the last game and needed 2 straight wins to force a playoff and he won the game 2/1, but with Willo's 1 win he took the title.
Results were 1st Willo, 2nd Block, then R/House tie with FIFO, BJ and a tie between Ducky and Tanya.
Thanks to the GODI for a venue and a bit of tucker during the night and sorry we kept them up so late, but we kept them entertained.
Wednesday week we will play our club doubles.
On Saturday, 3/8, we play in our division grand final in Wagin
Article by Graham Wilson
Lakeview Golf Club
Saturday 3 August was the 2nd last Stroke round for the Season sponsored by Bunge and although they couldn't attend due other commitments the members were certainly keen to win the day with awesome meat packs to snaffle up and with a good crowd many would be disappointed.
Hitting the winning spot once again and making his presence felt on the championship leader board was none other than the MAN - Dave Wall with an awesome 82gross/69nett and hitting 2nd spot = with Marc Ball - Eagle boy Lee Smith still holding down top spot, with Eric holidaying Gossage now relegated to 4th spot. Runner-up and continuing his good form was young Daniel McDougall with a 97gross/70nett. Winning the Gross was Tim Dowdell returning from his overseas family holiday, regaling us with his interesting travel places was a little disappointed with his 75 gross. He was lucky enough to play a round on the famous Saint Andrews course - where even the 200 locals have to virtually take a number and line up to play. After an hour of walking the course, the officials picked him up said they had slotted him in for a game - how lucky can you get or it might have been his great Aussie charm - Tim does play off a 5. Tim also won the putting competition with 25 putts and a novelty. Other novelties were won by Sharlene, Tamara and Daniel.
Ladies winner on a mission with a brilliant 104/76 nett and taking over 2nd spot on the Ladies Championship board was Sharlene Powell might have been top if those darn 9's and 8's on a few holes didn't creep in. Runnerup on the count back was Liz Dare with 112/76 and Gross was won by T Bartram.
Don't forget to get a partner for the Thursday 29 August 4BBB.
Article by Tamara Bartram
August 10 Golf Notes
What a beautiful day for golf on Saturday 10 August at Lakeview with the views of the surrounding lakes making it worth the walk in the bush for some. With meat packs as the prize sponsored by Zane of Wagin Meats everyone was keen to hit off and score highly. One lad made it a walk in the park winning the men's comp with his best score ever on the course, Marc Ball with 43 points and 81 off the stick, runner-up, acting Captain Lee Smith with 39 points and Gross by Dave Wall with 25. If you wish to know where all the wild flowers are ladies just ask bushman Glenn Ball.
Ladies winner, and the name that comes to mind, even though there was no wind around was Windy Liz Dare, with a great score of 35points with about 5 wipes on her card. Runner-up yet again was Ronnie Ball on a countback with 28 and the gross was T Bartram but no score will be given for that - all I can say is room for improvement!! Novelties were won by Lee Smith x 2, Dave Wall and Garry Bateup.
Next week is sponsored by Burando Hill with the final qualifying Stroke round, Putting Comp, MM and a BBQ Please bring a salad or sweet to share. Also please get a partner for the comp on Thursday 29 August.
Article by Tamara Bartram
Catering for Thursday August 29th:
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.
Kukerin Golf Club
On Saturday the 10th Kukerin Golf Club held a combined stableford competition. It was a small but strong group of 10 golfers teeing off, good to see a few father and sons including Kal and Colin Joyce, Col back for the first time this year. A good turnout considering we were missing a few to the state sandgreens.
All paired up the 5 teams hit the golf course, everyone enjoyed the good conditions with scores ranging from 31-44 points. After the big group of 6 golfers came in just before dark the scores were tallied up. The experienced pair of Phil Adams (44 points) and Barry Gray (36) came in with the big score of 80 points just outscoring the youngest pair, Kalan Joyce(44) and Eric Sebastian(35), by one point. Paul King (39) and Marnie West(36) were not too far behind with 75 points. A great day enjoyed by all.
Next week at Kukerin Golf Club will be holding a stableford competition, names in for 12. Also good luck to the men travelling to Lake King for the Lakes Championships carnival.
Article by Scott Gray
Kukerin Dumbleyung Football Club
Although our Cougars aren’t playing in the finals, Kukerin is hosting the Upper Great Southern Football Grand final on Sunday September 8th. The club is currently seeking help for the Grand final and if you are able to do a roster please visit the Kukerin Dumbleyung Football Club Facebook page or contact Jaclyn Shotter on 0427 631 027. Any and all help is much appreciated.
D grade (pictured above right)
Cougars had their final game for the year in Kukerin on Sunday. With nearly a full complement we were ready to give it our best shot.
Eden Bairstow was our captain and we were kicking into the breeze in the first quarter. The Panthers had some bigger kids which where proving quite hard to match up on and they wasted shots on goal due to some great pressure from the Cougar defence. We went into quarter time down by 25 points. The aid of the breeze didn’t quite help us in the second quarter like we thought, and BP managed to kick 5 goals to our 2 points to have us on the back foot at half time. The third quarter was our best for the day keeping BP to only 2 goals, and in the last the kids fought it out well to finish the season off. In the end we went down by 16 goals, but the team never gave up and kept working hard like they have done all season.
Best player- Kael Astbury
Mars Bar kids- Issy Doney & Nate Kowald.
Thanks to Dumbleyung Roadhouse for sponsoring our awards for the whole season, it has been greatly appreciated.
Thanks to Coady who has been the team manager for this year. He has made the coaches job a lot easier on game days.
We are having a wind-up in Kukerin on Friday afternoon at 4.30 which all parents and supporters of the kids are invited to. There will be a parents v kids game and some tea and refreshments to follow.
Article by Damion Leo
A tough and final game for our B grade, in the second quarter the cougars were in front by two points!! and continued to put points on the score but unfortunately lost by 12 points. The final score Kukerin Dumbleyung 4.7 – 31 and Brookton/Pingelly 6.7 – 43. Goals by N. Ditchburn (3) and D. Gooding. Best Players were C. Doney, B. Kingston, M. Barrett, G. Bolt, M. Roberts and M. Hankinson
It was a tough game for our A grade Cougars. At half time Kukerin Dumbleyung were only behind by six points. At the final siren the Cougars trailed by 34 points. Goals by R. Taylor (3), B. Blevin, P. Joyce, J. Ward, D. Joyce and G. Bolt. Best players were P. Joyce, B. Blevin, D. Joyce, C. Berry, Z. Robertson and R. Gooding
Lake Grace Kukerin Hockey Club
C grade played a close game this week with a 3-2 win over vipers. Award to Matilda Ditchburn and the Kit Kat award went to Katie Gray. We look forward to playing off for a spot in the grand final against Corrigin on the weekend!
What a game!
Jessica Davidson scored a quick goal within minutes of the first whistle and then vipers scored 2 goals as the game went on. We held most of the play and then in the dying minutes of the game, Mel Eynon snuck one over the line to take the final score to 2 all. The game on Saturday was a fantastic team game and we can take lots of positives away from it. We finished third in the ladder which is a fantastic achievement. We look forward to another game against vipers this weekend in Corrigin.
A grade vs. Kulin
7 days until finals!
Last fixtured game of the season! With Kulin and Corrigin fighting for second place (Top 2 get a second chance) on the ladder we knew they would come out hard. That’s exactly what happened.
Kulin came out the gates with fire in their belly and played very well to go with it. Souths struck first with a good goal late in the first quarter by way of Michelle via some very handy stick work. Great goal Michelle!
It ebbed and flowed for pretty much the rest of the game with Kulin making most of a couple of opportunities as they scored in the second and third quarters.
The final score was a 2-1 loss for Souths as we look towards next week and the semi finals in Corrigin where, after this week’s efforts, we will meet the Vipers again.
Thanks to Jamie and Chad for umpiring.
Final round of the year had us looking to work on a few things for finals. Knowing that Kulin would still throw everything they had at us to go into the finals with some winning form both sides came out hard. But it was Souths to draw first blood with some fancy stick and foot work from Floyd in the opening 5 min. Souths looked damaging going forward but couldn’t convert thanks to some great work by their goalie. Come the half time break we were all tied up 1-1 thanks to a handy goal from Kulin. The second half had Souths fired up and playing their brand of hockey. With our relentless attack on goals it was only a matter of time before we broke through. Both Harry and Floyd converting in the second half to finish the game 4-1. Floyd with 3 (bout time) Harry with 1. Guts award sponsored by Morrie and Vicki Smith went to the hard running always there Ben hall. Cheers to the umpires without them there would be no game. Thanks to the sponsors for your backing this year hopefully we can repay in kind. Finals bound now as we will be playing Corrigin for a spot in the grand final!
Article by Melissa Eynon, Floyd Pryor and Jamie Eggars