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PAGE 12 – BELLINGEN SHIRE NEWS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2022 g Bellingen NEWS SHIRE SPORT Bulldogs girls are all set for finals By MILO BOWD Th e start saw the Swoopers play some t was another glorious day of footy silky footy and by half-time they had Ifor the Bellingen Bulldogs. themselves a six goal lead. First game saw U11s play ladder Th e Doggies dug deep and leaders Port Swoopers. continued to work hard kicking It was a challenging game with Port seven goals in the third quarter. playing some great footy. Th eir tenacity and eff ort was To their credit the U11s fought rewarded going into the fourth hard to the end with some great quarter with only a seven point defence. margin. Henry Davis continually improves Th e fourth quarter saw the each week and held his own in the Swoopers come away with the win ruck. Elliott Boshier took some but the boys could be very proud of outstanding marks with precision their eff ort. kick placement. Special mention to Jarrah Perrot Evan Campbell was relentless in who took some phenomenal marks defence and never stopped tackling backing it up with amazing kicking and Sage Michinton was everywhere, accuracy. always backing up his team mates. Finlay Campbell fi ghting hard in U14s girls travelled south to the centre to clear the ball with some Stuarts Point to play Nambucca great run down tackles, Caspian Valley Lions. Boshier played out of his skin on the Th e girls played their best game of wing and Josh Graham with such the season, really coming together as reliable hands taking some brilliant a team. marks overhead. Th ey dominated with centre Well done lads! clearances, great hands and kicks Graft on Tigers travelled south to hitting their targets. play our Youth Girls at Mylestom, By half-time they were nine goals Graft on were light on numbers so up and the girls just went from some of our girls played for Graft on. strength to strength. Th is added extra incentive as the It was an outstanding eff ort by all. girls love hustling against each other. Special mention to Grace Witte Loads of skills, laughs and goals who took an outstanding mark and kicked. Gracie Winfer who dominated in Bellingen came away with the win the forward line. cementing their spot in second place. U13s played an exciting game With only two more rounds until against the Port Swoopers who the fi nals both our girls teams are With only two more rounds until the finals both our girls teams arelooking set for semi-final berths. currently sit second on the ladder. looking set for semi-fi nal berths. Urunga Bowlers win Sunshine Fours WINNERS: Mark Nugent, Joel Di Ianni, Dave Miles (skip) and John Davis. Congratulations from Urunga Club manager Mark Parry (right) By PAMELA WATSON Teams travelled from as far as 2 with 158 points, Rhys Riddell runga bowling club held their Queensland to down the coast and skippered team 3 with 156 points, Uannual event (the Sunshine out west. Allan Pyke skippered team 4 Fours) mens two-day tournament, Im sure Walcha and Gulgong with 155 points, and Ian Pender last weekend. teams came to fi nd some warmer skippered team 5 with 150 points. On Saturday the weather was a weather, unfortunately we didnt Congratulations to all who played mix of rain and wind with a little provide the weather they had over the weekend and to those lucky sun trying to shine, making reading wished for. enough to be in the winners circle the greens very diffi cult. Congratulations to our own team with ra es and lucky numbers. Sunday the sun shone (although it skipped by Dave Miles, with 163 A big thank you to staff and was still very cold), 28 teams played points. volunteers who make this hugh for the prize money. Rick Southam skippered team event the success it is.

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