TOP PLAYER: Best horse and rider in A-grade ladies' polocrosse and champion lady player of the carnival Lauren Sillitoe scoring for Tansey. Tori Sherriff (Warwick) is at left.
TOP PLAYER: Best horse and rider in A-grade ladies' polocrosse and champion lady player of the carnival Lauren Sillitoe scoring for Tansey. Tori Sherriff (Warwick) is at left. Carolyn Line

Sports notes from shooting, croquet, polocrosse and hockey

Southern Downs Rifle Club

400 yards - F class (standard): Kevin Jones 123.7, Daryl Reck 107.2. F class (open): Dave Taylor 123.6, Murray Reck 122.8, Margaret Taylor 115.4, Neil Sexton 114.4. Another fine day for shooting after a misty morning start.

There were some more excellent scores recorded again this week, with Kevin having a great day with a personal best score to get first place, just pipping Dave by one "X”. Next Sunday 17th June we will be at the 500-yard mound, sign on at 8.30am for 9am start. Contact Margaret on 46661018 for details.


Tuesday 29/5/18: S Hegarty Vs L Grayson & J McKeen N/S. T Hinde Vs C Beaumont N/S. D Gartery & H Ferrier 14 Vs P Porter & J Grayson 13. Thursday 31/5/18: B Shottelius 5 Vs J Hayes 7. L Hendricks & H Guymer 6 Vs S Wedlake 7. S Wedlake 3 Vs L Hendricks 7. J Hayes & B Schottelius 7 Vs H Guymer 6. L Hendricks 5 Vs B Schottelius 1. J Hayes 5 Vs S Wedlake & H Guymer 4. S Wedlake 7 Vs L Hendricks 4. S Wedlake 7 Vs L Hendricks 6. B Schottelius 7 Vs J Hayes & H Guymer 6. B Schottelius 6 Vs J Hayes 7. L Hendricks & S Wedlake 6 Vs H Guymer 7.

Congratulations to Beth & Jan, both had a HOLE IN ONE, well done girls. Saturday 2/6/18: 6 Ball - P Porter 6 - D Gartery 10 - J McKeen -6. C Beaumont 14 Vs S Hegarty 18. L Grayson 13 Vs T Hinde 17. Tuesday 5/6/18: S Hegarty & J Grayson 11 Vs J Thomas & D Gartery 18. P Porter & C Beaumont 10 Vs L Grayson & J McKeen 16. Thursday 7/5/18: B Schottelius 4 Vs L Hendricks 7. J Hayes & J Hegarty 2 Vs C Ryan & H Guymer 7. H Guymer & J Hegarty 2 Vs L Hendricks & B Schottelius 7. J Hayes 7 Vs C Ryan 5. H Guymer 7 Vs B Schottelius 4. C Ryan & J Hegarty 5 Vs J Hayes & L Hendricks 7. Jan Hayes has backed up with another HOLE IN ONE great playing Jan. Saturday 9/6/18: T Hinde 19 Vs S Hegarty 9. J McKeen 9 Vs D Gartery 12. C Beaumont 18 Vs P Porter 15. Happy Croquet to all.

Warwick Polocrosse

Warwick sent three men's, three ladies, four juniors and three sub-juniors to compete at Tansey over the weekend.

Warwick 1: Matt Hardy, Cameron Shepherd, Allan Owens, Callum Brook, Stuart Shepherd and Grant Clarke.

Warwick 2: Paul McGrath, Tom Cobon, Braydon Beck, Anthony Wells, Charlie Brook and Scot McLellan.

Warwick 3: Jason Thornton, Harry Cook, Brendan Beck, John Morton, Peter Cook and Paul Pritchard.

Warwick 1 Ladies: Leticia Payten, Monique Hoare, Tori Sherriff, Sally, Keely and Jordan McGrath.

Warwick 2 Ladies: Kyra Waddingham, Cathy Clarke, Alicia Shepherd, Belinda Leak, Kate Newbrook and Millie Beck.

Warwick 3 Ladies: Jess Duncan, Susie Smith and Deanne McLellan.

Warwick Juniors that competed in the Junior competition: Bridget Shepherd, Jane Thornton, Lauren Morton and Lochlan Jackson.

Warwick 1 & 2 men's competed in the A grade Carroll Cup, Warwick 1 played Tansey 1 first up, coming out runners up in that game, they then has wins over Tansey 2 and Gold Coast. Warwick 2 were the winners of the A Grade beaten teams.

Warwick 3 men's competed in the D Grade, they were runners up to the Legends.

Warwick 1 and 2 ladies competed in the A Grade Ladies competition. Warwick 1 played Roma first up for a convincing win, they played Tansey 1 on Saturday afternoon going down by 4 goals. Warwick 2 ladies had wins over The Tourists and Tansey 2, Warwick 1 and 2 then played the A grade semi-final on Sunday morning with Warwick 1 going on to play the final against Tansey, they were runners up.

The 4 juniors were placed into selected teams with Lauren Morton and Lochlan Jackson playing for the Cats, and Bridget Shepherd and Jane Thornton playing for the Tigers. The Cats and the Tigers played the final with the Cats winning. Lauren Morton was awarded Best Junior Female and Lochlan Jackson Best Junior Male.

Beth Shepherd, Peg Thornton and Hardy Cook were the sub juniors and enjoyed all their games. This weekend we travel to Tara.

Warwick hockey

Mixed Reserve Grad: Black 10 (Wayne Petersen 4,Tom Rizzato 2, Kerri Fitch 2, Kyla Barrett 1, Lukas Dimitrios 1) d Blue 5 (Sarah Balfour 4, Zak Balfour 1); Green d Scots (Forfeit)

Men: Corinthians 8 (Chris Malone 3, Jack Young 2, Jamie Ollerton 1, Matt Hagenbach 1, Josh Hagenbach 1) d Wyverns 2 (Jake Rolfe 1, Jacob Reid 1)

Harlequins 5 (Peter Wallace 4, Mackenzie Davies 1) d Saints 3 (Matt Eastwell 1, Zac Balfour 1, Simon Young 1); Corinthians 9 (Craig Windle 4, Jamie Ollerton 2, Josh Hagenbach 1, Matt Hagenbach 1, Chris Malone 1) d Saints 0; Harlequins 10 (Scott Ellis 3, Peter Wallace 2, Garth Miller 2, Jason O'mara 1, Dean Deon Kirstein 1, Brendan Yates 1) d Wyverns 4 (Nash Domjahn 2, Tom Mikkelsen 1, Jake Rolfe 1).

Mid Season Cup this weekend and visit of over 40s Queensland men's team for training and Saturday night game.

Masters hockey

Report from ladies masters championships in Townsville.

Day 1: We played against Townsville 2 first up and lost 3-0. Defence was strong and Narelle had a great game in goal. And it was hot.

The second game at 3pm was against Brisbane 6. We won 2-1. Exceptional defence from Jody, Sarah, Shannon, Yaz and Kerri and the team is working really well together under Shannon's guidance.

Goals scored by Sharron Cooper and a deflection by Rosie Corney off a pass from Leisa Nowlan. It was also really hot during that game too.

We are playing really well given it's blisteringly hot and we have no subs.

Day 2: First up we played Mackay 3 and it was the battle of the sisters as Celene and Kelli came up against each other on opposing teams. It was a cracker of a game and we went down 3-1. We were awarded two strokes in this game and Shannon popped one in the corner.

Coming 3rd in our pool, it was then the battle of the Darling Downs in the crossovers as we came up against Toowoomba 2. Shannon potted a goal off one of our many short corners and it was enough for us to secure the win 1-0.

It was a gruelling first two days without subs and I think we have gained the admiration of many others around the place for never giving up.

Injury count: A few extra shiners on our legs but we're all still standing and having a marvellous time.

Day 3: It was an early start for the team as we took the field at 7.15am for our final game against Brisbane 6. The legs were hard to get going but our defence continued to hold strong, the midfielders were on fire and the forwards pushed on with their attack.

After 60 minutes of hockey we were rewarded with a 2-0 victory to finish 5th in Div 5 with goals scored by Leisa and Rosie.

All 11 players played every single minute of every single game. We looked on enviously at our opposition's sub line-ups and we just kept going. I don't think any of us have anything left in the tank.

A massive thanks to all players for great team spirit. Thanks to Narelle for giving up your manager's role to play in goal for us. You were brilliant.

Thanks to Mary for looking after us and controlling our unruly (non-existent) subs. Thanks to Kerri and Celene for taking on tech duties - one more thing to add to the list but we appreciate you both stepping up.

And a massive thanks to Shannon Armbruster for not only playing and coaching the team but for being our umpire. On top of our five games, Shannon umpired another six.

Huge thanks to Yaz for coming into the team once again from South Australia. And thanks to Mary and Kerri for bringing our gear up and back and for Telstra Warwick for helping us out with some sponsorship.

Final injury count: A few more bruises but our spirit is intact and we're all still standing. The WHA would like to add that we are incredibly proud of their effort and commitment and they are a wonderful example of the WHA spirit for our juniors.

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