Parkes sporting news

Great Defence: Parkes Christian School's goal keeper Bethany Moss in a Central West round of the 2017 Netball NSW Schools Cup.
Great Defence: Parkes Christian School's goal keeper Bethany Moss in a Central West round of the 2017 Netball NSW Schools Cup.


So great to see all our junior netballers improving each week. Special thanks to the umpires and parent helpers each and every week. Junior netball training this afternoon 4:30pm at netball courts.

Round 9 Results

Division 1: Emeralds defeated u12s – 46-17 (Most consistent – Grace Dickson, Heidi McPherson). Sapphires defeated Diamonds – 24-10 (Most Consistent – Kasey Macdonald, Lauren Hando).

Division 2: u11s defeated Glitters – 18-7 (Most Consistent – Heidi Pearce)

Under 8s: Rockettes defeated Hot Shots – 8-4 (Most Consistent – Lilly Gosper, Payton Peters). Magics defeated Twinkles – 25-12 (Most Consistent  - Laura Burkitt, Meg Skinner).

August  5 Round 10

Division 1 – 9:30am: Court 2 u12s Parkes Representative Team versus Saphires, (Umpires: Jack McGrath, Jolie Norman). Court 4 Emeralds versus Diamonds, (Umpires: Paris Neville, Calli Miller).

Division 2 – 10:45am: Court 2 Stars versus u11s Parkes Representative, (Umpires: Tianna Simpson, Julia Dunn). Court 4 Glitters versus Training.  

Super 8s – 9:30am Court 5 Magics versus Hot Shots, (Umpires: Angus Wyllie). Court 6 Twinkles versus Rockettes, (Umpires: Carmel Laing).

Net-Set-Go - 10:30am.


Men’s A grade August 11:  T2 6.20pm Star Budgies versus Rovers, (Umpires T Wright & D Wilson), Canteen & Control Magpies Masters. T2  7.30pm Magpies Masters versus Magpies Academy, (Umpires B Townsend & D Wilson), Canteen & Control Rovers.

Women’s A August 11: T1 6.20pm Rovers Cubs versus Rovers Black, (Umpires S Allen & C Magill), Canteen & Control Rovers Magpies. T1 7.30pm Middleton Coachie versus Magpies, (Umpires M Westcott & D Payne), Canteen & Control Rovers Cubs.

Men’s B August 12:  T1  2.50pm Rovers Gold versus Middleton, (Umpires C Magill & L Wakefield), Canteen & Control Masters.  T2 2.50pm Rovers Gorillas versus Cellars Crows, (Umpires C Byrnes & D Powter),Canteen & Control Academy. T2 4.10pm Magpies Academy versus Magpies Masters, (Umpires C Kelly & Simon Scott), Canteen & Control Rovers Gold.

Women’s B August 12:  T1 12.10pm Middleton Pink versus Middleton Maroon, (Umpires B Bolt & D Daley), Canteen & Control Star. T2 12.10pm Magpies Black versus Magpies White, (Umpires Sharon Scott & C Nutley) Canteen & Control Marist. T11.30pm Marist versus Star Budgies, (Umpires T Fagan & L Witherow), Canteen & Control Magpies Black. T2 1.30pm Middleton Eagles versus Cellars Crows, (Umpires O Noakes & M Hornery), Canteen & Control Middleton Maroon.

Sunday, August 13 (Round 10 Catch ups)

B grade Men: T2 10am Middleton versus Magpies Academy, (Umpires: D.Hendry & L.Wakefield), Canteen & Control Cellars. T2  11.10am Cellars versus Masters, (Umpires: M.Welsh & A.Rice), Canteen & Control Middleton.

A grade Men T2 12.20pm Academy versus Star, (Umpires: I.Westcott & B.Hawken), Canteen & Control Masters. T2 13.30pm Masters versus Rovers, (Umpires: N.Kelly v D.Wilson), Canteen & Control Star.


Round 3

A grade: Bowlo Gravediggers (10) defeated (5) Star Hotel Schooners, Parkes Hotel Warriors (9) defeated (6) Railway Hotel Rhinos and Leagues Club Bandits (10) defeated (5) Parkes Hotel Pirates.

B grade: Cambridge Hotel Sharks (10) defeated (5) Broadway Hotel Brawlers, Parkes Hotel Raptors (8) defeated (7) Parkes Hotel Leftovers andParkes Hotel Jokers (10) defeated (5) Railway Hotel Slayers.

C grade: Railway Hotel Redbacks (9) defeated (6) Parkes Hotel Bogan Benchwarmers, Railway Hotel Reapers (8) defeated (7) Leagues Club Cobras and Leagues Club Legends bye.


A grade: 1 Leagues Club Bandits 6 (+7). 2 Parkes Hotel Pirates 4 (+1). 3 Parkes Hotel Warriors 4 (+1). 4 Bowlo Gravediggers  2  (+3). 5 Railway Hotel Rhinos 2 (-3). 6 Star Hotel Schooners 0 (-9).

B grade:  1 Parkes Hotel Jokers 6 (+13). 2 Parkes Hotel Raptors 4 (+3). 3 Cambridge Hotel Sharks 4 (-1). 4 Parkes Hotel Leftovers 2 (-1). 5 Broadway Hotel Brawlers 2 (-13). 6 Railway Hotel Slayers 0 (-11).

C grade: 1 Railway Hotel Redbacks 6 (+9). 2 Parkes Hotel Bogan Benchwarmers 4 (+6). 3 Railway Hotel Reapers 4 (-2). 4 Leagues Club Cobras 2 (+5). 5 Leagues Club Legends 2  (-18).

Round 4 Draw

A grade: Railway Rhinos versus Star Schooners, Leagues Club Bandits versus Parkes Hotel Warriors and Bowling Club Gravediggers versus Parkes Hotel Pirates. 

B grade: Cambridge Hotel Sharks versus Railway Hotel Slayers, Parkes Hotel Jokers versus Parkes Hotel Leftovers and Parkes Hotel Raptors versus Broadway Brawlers. 

C grade: Parkes Hotel Bogan Benchwarmers versus Railway Hotel Reapers, Railway Redbacks versus Leagues Club Legends and Leagues Club Cobras have the bye.


Great rollup on Sunday for the Parkes Services Social Golfers. Winner on the day was Ray Cabban with 41 points on a count-back. Runner up, all losing shots off their Handicaps were Michael Smith with 37 Points and Reg Davison with 36 points also on a count-back. Maybe Captain Chop may leave us alone if we gave him chocolates to sweeten him up a bit. Ladies Nearest the Pins 11th Hole went to Sue Smith with no other results recorded. Men’s Nearest the Pins first Phil Smith, 11th. Mick Smith and 15th Robert Rea. Lucky Card Draw and the Bunny Award went to Phil Smith. Raffle Winner was Mick Smith with balls going to Brian Hogan, Ross Smith and Len Archer. Next event will be a team Event with Trophies Supplied by Len Archer and Bill Warren with the Raffle supplied by Victor Giadzionis. 


On Sunday teams from Parkes competed in the Orange Bridge Congress. There were 27 teams competing. Present were players who had represented Australia in world events, competition was pretty tough.

One Parkes team however came home with a win as the best restricted team.They were Bill, Vicki, John Burke and Dawn Phipps. Congratulations.

Last Thursday’s winners for north south were Louise Payne and Peter Quin with 67.86 per cent. Second were Val Worthington and Elaine Nicholson who was having her first competitive game at the club.

They scored 50.93. Well done Elaine. Third went to Dawn Phipps and Vicki Burke 48.07. On the east west side Greig Ball and Anna Darwent topped with 60 per cent.

Anna is from England and is in Parkes visiting her daughter and son in law, Susie and Alan Blatch. Second were Keith Fiedler and Helen McQuie 57.25 followed by Margaret Hawken and John Quin 56.42. Close result on Monday night, a red points event. Keith Fiedler and Dawn Phipps with 61.71, just pipped Tim and Gai Baker 61.31. Anne Berkeley and Robyn Sheridan were third with 55.16 followed by Beryl Twardy and Rosemary Morris 52.98.

Tuesday’s winners were Keith Fiedler and Angus Glasson 65.62. Isabel Orange and Val Boyd were second with 57.29.

Third place were Margaret Hawken and Marlene Freeman 56.25. In fourth place were Val Worthington and Elaine Nicholson 51.04. Don’t forget to enter your team for our Muriel Waddell Memorial Trophy day August 20.