Parkes sportings news | A grade game Warriors defeated The Wolves with The Wolves bowing out.

LADIES GOLF: Mark Kelly , Kaye Jones, Chris Stait and David Stevenson. Photo: Submitted

LADIES GOLF: Mark Kelly , Kaye Jones, Chris Stait and David Stevenson. Photo: Submitted


A grade

Top Flights defeated Pluggas 4- 1with players player going to Dave Rogan and Darrell Bailey.

High scores were Hans Christensen 3x 140, 121. Dave Rogan 140, 3x 100. Keith Rogan 125, 118, 100.

Darrell Bailey 2x 140, 118, 100. Gary Barber 100. This win for the Top Flights sees them in the grand final on 30-10-19 at the TBC.

In the other A grade game Warriors defeated The Wolves with The Wolves bowing out.

Players player for Warriors was Jeff Davis and Nicole Skinner for The Wolves.

High scores were Ray James Jnr 121. Lee Davis 2x 120. Dale Davis 120. Josh Townsend 137, 121, 105, 3x 100.

B grade

Twist Tops defeated Budgies 4-3 with players player going to Bob Green and Simon Scott.

High scores were Rob Clegg 100. Simon Scott 126. Jake Tonkin 100. This win for the Twist Tops sees them in the grand final on 30-10-19.

This Wednesdays draw

A grade

  • Pluggas versus Warriors at Parkes Hotel

The winner of this match will play the Top Flights in the grand final

B grade

  • Budgies versus Strikers at Star Hotel

The winner of this match will play the Twist Tops in the grand final

Just a reminder to all players that the money for presentation night is to be paid to Dave Rogan before the end of the championships.

Leah Roberts

Ladies Golf

Well our last round of the Championships were played on Saturday sponsored by Dave Stevenson (Space Maker Built) and Mark Kelly, and our Division 1 winner is Kaye Jones.

Congratulations Kaye. Kaye finished her fourth round with a scratch score of 360.

Runner up on scratch was Anita Medcalf on 368.

Kaye also won the handicap event with a score of 296.

Runner up on handicap was Jenny Hoy on 303.

Division 2 winner with a scratch score of 408 was Chris Stait.

Runner up with a scratch score of 411 was Helen Clark.

Chris also won the handicap with a score of 303.

Runner up on 305 in the handicap was Susie Holman.

Well done to all who played in the championships.

Individual winner on Saturday sponsored once again by Dunfords Pharmacy as they have done through all four rounds of the championships was Denise Charlton on 74 nett.

Vouchers went to Cath Kelly also on 74, Bec Cowling on 75, Susie Holman 76, was Col Staples 76 and Kaye Jones 76.

Thank you once again to all our sponsors, you are greatly appreciated.

NTPs on the first was Kaye Inglis, fourth Kaye Inglis, sixth Cath Kelly, 11th Denise Charlton and the 15th Cath Kelly.

The Flynny Award went to Lesley Fisher.

Our NTP sponsors are Denise Charlton and Cath Kelly, Parkes Pharmacy, Telescope Tyres, Ben Gear Pro Shop and Lizzie Matthews.

Don't forget Saturday, October 26 is Leonie Stevenson's sponsored trophy pink day, for breast cancer.

So everyone wear your best pink outfit and enjoy a great day and help raise funds for breast cancer.

Friday, November 1 is silver teams day in West Wylong, and November 8 is our Xmas Party with the theme being Mad Hatters.

Veteran's Golf

Lachlan Valley Veteran golf championships

Forty-five veteran golfers, plus six visitors, travelled to Condobolin Sports Club last Thursday to contest the Lachlan Valley 18 Holes Golf Championship and the Coles/Miller Shield.

The local boys broke new ground by taking out the shield points from Forbes, 111 points to 110.

Parkes scored 104 followed by West Wyalong one point further back.

The individual winner in A grade was P. Haworth (Condo) on 38 points from I. Phipps (Pks) on 36 points.

P. Thomas (Condo) also finished with 38 points to win the B grade by one point from G. Drane (Fbs).

Nearest the pin winners were A. Lancaster, F. Taylor, P. Rowe, F. Hanns, I. Phipps and S. Bell. C Crealy, 37 points, took home the visitor's voucher.

After the game, all enjoyed the beautiful meal prepared by the ladies of the club, washed down with some of amber ale.

This week we return to Forbes to continue the local contest for the Mick Miller Shield, commencing at 1pm.



Former rodeo star Luke Morgan from Tamworth has become equally adept at training racehorses and on Saturday won the 1200 metres Dandy Cup at Narromine with General Scarlet.

Taken to the early lead by experienced apprentice Wendy Peel, General Scarlet ( $4.20 ) held on in the straight to beat the fast finishing Caszar ( Greg Ryan, $13 ) by a long neck with Satan Da ( Mikayla Weir ( $8.50 ) a handy third.

Tamworth based Wendy Peel who recently out rode her Apprentices allowance, notched the first leg of a double when the Michael Lunn, Dubbo trained Beleura Demon ( $13 ) after being overtaken in the straight fought back to win the Soul Food Design Maiden Plate ( 1300 metres ) in a three way photo finish from A Krupt Pick ( Daniel Northey,$3.70 equal favourite ) and Bullet Lad ( Mikayla Weir, $18 ).

The Dandy Cup meeting continues to grow in popularity and a big crowd was already on course for the opening race, the Adors Hire Benchmark 58 Handicap ( 1600 metres ) won by the Rodney Robb, Nyngan trained Bells 'N' Bows ( $5 ) after a good ride by apprentice Clayton Gallagher to come from back in the field with a rails run.

Champion jockey Greg Ryan as usual made all the right moves when landing a winning double, Queen Of Manhattan ( 2.50 fav.) for Gosford trainer Tony Newing and on the Rod Northam, Scone trained Papa John ( $3 fav.).

Improving mare Lygia ( $7 ) ridden by Mathew Cahill for his brother in law Cowra trainer Michael Lynch produced a solid finish from midfield to win the MDK Contracting Class 1 and Maiden Plate ( 1600 metres ) from the leader Ludivine ( Mikayla Weir, $2.20 fav.) and Dad's Boy ( Jake Pracey-Holmes, $7 ).

Dubbo trainer Connie Greig supplied a long odds quinella in the final event, the 1100 metres Agrigrain Benchmark50 Handicap when stablemates Purely Royal and Vanzant after racing together at the tail of the field flashed down the outside.

Purely Royal ( Ashley Morgan, $26 ) won by a length from Vanzant ( Rasit Yetimova ( $101 ) which dead heated for second with Rawson Crossing ( Andrew Banks, $11 ).

With the prize money boosted to $200,000 for the Wellington Boot next April, the big race received further publicity when Yes Yes Yes won the $14 million The Everest at Royal Randwick on Saturday.

Sin Sin Sin, the dam of Yes Yes Yes, as a two year old filly won the 2008 Wellington Boot when trained at Wagga Wagga by Trevor Sutherland and ridden by Michael Travers

Another big prizemoney race at Royal Randwick on Saturday was the $1.3 million The Kosciuszko for country trained horses and the Dean Mirfin, Bathurst trained Press Box ran a very creditable six in the field of 14 with the the winner being the Keith Dryden, Canberra trained Handle The Truth ( $7 ) ridden by Nash Rawiller.

Mudgee to race on Saturday with the Coonabarabran Cup on Sunday.

A welcome Barbecue at the Racecourse followed by a Cup Calcutta at the Bowling Club will be held at Coonabarabran on Saturday.

Colin Hodges

Rugby League

For the first time in almost three decades Western Rams will square off with France taking on the tourists on Wednesday, October 30 at Jock Colley Field, Pioneer Oval Parkes.

Gates will open at 3.30pm with Western Women's Rugby League curtain raiser games starting at 3.55pm, main game kick off at 7pm.