Sports news from around the region


Cricket Blast Gala Day

Delegate Public School pupils from stage 2 and 3 were involved in a cricket gala day held by Cricket Blast on Wednesday October 29 and the following day students from Bombala Public School took part in the Cricket Blast Gala day.

Despite the very hot weather all students participated fully enjoying a range of friendly games.

Students took turns batting and bowling with some big hits being made.

The teams rotated around the fields ensuring they played different teams.

The two spirit awards went to Michael Oakes and Beau Sheehan, with the female encouragement award going to Meisha Schofield.


Bombala lady golfers played a Stableford for Club Trophy on Wednesday.

The course is now showing the effect of no rain, even the cape weed is dying off and there is a lot of run. Di Ingram came in with the good score of 42 pts winning the Club Trophy.

Balls were won by Jean McLean 34 pts, Dawn Douch 32 pts and Heather Brown 31 pts. NTP on the 5th was won by Joy Douch. Eva L'Estrange had a gobbler on the 8th.

The field for the members were light on over the weekend. Some were at the Tathra Open, some attending a wedding and others were away.

Saturday was a Stableford for B Yelds Trophy. Merv Douch had a great round winning with 44 pts. He only lasted a day where he got a shot a hole.

Balls were won by Merv and Clay Stewart who also had a great round of 43 pts. Merv won NTP on the 17th.

Sunday was a Stableford for Club Trophy Ind Acc. The chaps hit off and played 9 holes when the much needed rain started so no results as they stayed in the club not completing the competition.

Golf program

Ladies: Wednesday - Stroke. Club Trophy. Mallacoota Open Tournament. November 7 to 10. Saturday - Stableford. Club Trophy.

Members. Saturday - Mixed Grill. R Brown & W Eccles Trophies. (Choose partners) Sunday - Par. Cattle Dog Trophy.

Duty roster Saturday - Wayne Elton.


Results from the Bega District News Race Day at Sapphire Coast Turf Club on Thursday, October 31:

Race 1 Australian Community Media Maiden - Milamoo ridden by Patrick Scorse, Casiard, East Mover.

Race 2 Domain Maiden Plate - Shrug ridden by Jess Taylor, Colonnade, Globalize

Race 3 Bombala Times Maiden Handicap - Micheal Oscar ridden by Jess Taylor, Let Me Guess, Terre di Baccio

Race 4 Narooma News Class 1 Handicap - Loudaz Blaike McDougall, Swidini, Sarzana

Race 5 Eden Magnet Class 2 Handicap - Ethanicity Blaike McDougall, Bendethera, Roseirro

Race 6 Bega District News Benchmark 58 Handicap - Ballista ridden by Damon Budler, Moore Euros, Sister Maree

Race 7 Merimbula News Weekly Benchmark 58 Handicap - Inch Perfect ridden by Damon Budler, Deal Master, Boston Ivy

Rugby league

The Candelo-Bemboka Eden United (CUBE) opens team has won this year's Group 16 women's contact series.

In the grand final against Cooma United on the weekend they came out on top 12-nil after a hard-fought match.

It is the second year of the competition with CUBE coming third on the final ladder last season.