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DRAWS AND SCORES: Send your fixtures, results and news to editorial@news-mail.com.au. Kevin Farmer

FIXTURES AND RESULTS: June 7

BRIDGE

Bundaberg

Monday net N/S IAN BLOORE - PAUL WADE (1) BETTY THEODORE - LYDIA GEORGE (2) E/W ALAN BROWN - FRANCES BROWN (1) VAL MANNING - HEINRICH GLATTER (2)

This was the final round of the Jessica Mortess pairs. The 2017 winners are ALISON BRETAG and ROCCO PATAMISI

Wednesday gross N/S BERYL TETZLAFF - JUDITH ZELLER (1) NOEL POTTER - MARGARET POTTER (2) E/W FAY GAYTON - JOAN GROHN (1) BETTY THEODORE - LYDIA GEORGE (2)

Thursday gross N/S DEB MC ANELLY - PAUL WADE (1) PATRICIA LAKE - HAZEL GOODMAN-JONES (2) E/W TREVOR GALLETLY - KEVIN CHAPMAN (1) MARGARET POTTER - ADELE SEE (2)

Friday net N/S BRENDA MCCLEAN - ROBERT FISHER (1) BERYL TETZLAFF - KEVIN CHAPMAN (2) E/W SHIRLEY PENNINGTON - DEB MC ANELLY (1) CHRISTINA WILLCOX - GORDON WILLCOX (2)

CYCLING

Bundaberg Cycling Club

May 27 and 28

The club conducted its weekly road race on the Wallaville Course.

In an exciting finish Brody Allison lead the winning bunch over the last hill to win the 47km handicap from Peter Scanlan and Kyle Ferguson.

Sean Cox edged out Mick Meiers for fastest time by doing the 47km in one hour 13 minutes and 14 seconds.

On Sunday, the Club conducted its first 20km individual time trial on Bucca Road.

Mick Meiers won the TT in a time of 30 minutes and 17 seconds from Sean Cox and John Hampson.

June 3 and 4

Road Racing for the Bundaberg Cycling Club was conducted on the Smith's Crossing course on the weekend.

In an exciting finish Phil Dunn won his first road race this year when he out sprinted the field to win by half wheel from John Hampson. Sean Cox was a bike length behind in third.

Sean Cox edged out Mick Meires by half a bike length for fastest time by doing the 48km in one hour 23 minutes and 16 seconds.

Saturday's road race will be held on the Mt Perry Road course starting at 2pm. Nominate by message by 1.45pm. The start is about one kilometre from the intersection with the Bruce Highway.

Tuesday, June 13 the juniors will back at the velodrome from 4pm.

CHESS

Bundaberg Chess Club

Weekly Chess Update from Bundaberg Chess Club Inc for week ending May 31

Special Open Knight

There will be a special chess open knight on Wednesday June 14 for both members, non members and any persons interested in chess. The night will be held at the club house at the U3A rooms. Commencing time will be 6pm. Full details will be advised in the next newsletter. In the meantime, please mark your diaries. Any other information can be obtained by contacting Allan on 0417073094.

Attendance

Social chess was played for the 21st chess night of the year. Seven players attended.

Chess information

Chess information can always be obtained by contacting the secretary of the club on 0417073094

Committee meeting

A committee meeting will be held on June 7.

Great learning site

One of the greatest learning chess sites on the net is entertainmentjourney.com/index1.htm

Check it out.

Other Chess Sites worth a look

www.thechessworld.com

www.learningchess.net

www.ichess.net

www.chess.com

www.thechesswebsite.com (this site has some good voice tutorials)

Wide Bay North Teams Championships round two at Walkervale 26 May

Well the day was a great success with 73 primary school competitors and 46 Secondary School competitors. The event was conducted as a seven round swiss.

Placings on the day:-

Primary Schools - Team results

1st - Norville 1

2nd - Walkervale 1

3rd - Norville 2

4th - Avoca 1

Placings for second, third and fourth were decided on count back as all three teams gained 18.5 points

Top primary school players

Adheesha Suraweera - 7 out of seven games

Jake Irvine - 6 out of 7 games

Cooper Stevens - 6 out of 7 games

Secondary Schools - Team results

1st - Shalom College 1

2nd - St Lukes School 1

3rd - Bundaberg State High School Gold

4th - North Bundaberg State High School

Top Secondary School players

Deacon Bristow - 6.5 games out of 7

Patrick Harris - 6 games out of 7

Courtenay Parfitt - 6 games out of 7

Five secondary schools competed (some schools had more than one team)

10 primary schools competed (some schools had more than one team)

State Tournaments

Wendy Terry Memorial - June 3 and 4

Gold Coast Open - June 23 and 24

Chess People Open & U1000 ACF Division - July 8 and 9

Bundaberg Two Dayer - August 26 and 27

Bundaberg Tournaments 2017

Wide Bay North Teams Championships for School Children:-

August 7 (round 3) at Walkervale. (The top Primary and Secondary team will qualify to play in the State Teams Schools Chess Championships in Brisbane in October)

Children's Tournament

October 31 - The Children's Team Chess Tournament at Avoca School

Sunday Tournaments for School Children - July 30, August 20 (not August 27), October 29, November 26

Sunday Chess Tournament for Children - May 28

11 players competed. Winners in the first division were Adheesha Suraweera 7 games, Deacon Bristow 7 games and Indruh Lawrence 6.5 games. Winners in the second division were Kyan Bagarozza 5.5 games, Calvin Vickers 4 games and Anah Lawrence 3 games.

There were some upsets. Indruh Lawrence defeated Adheesha Suraweera, Indah Lawrence had a draw with Adam Richardt, Indruh Lawrence had a draw with Kyan Bagarozza, Calvin Vickers defeated Adam Richardt, and Calvin Vickers defeated Lachlan McIntosh.

The next Sunday Children's Tournament will be on Sunday July 30.

Membership

We have 28 financial members to date.

Private Coaching

Private coaching continues. Some of the children are getting very good. There is a vacancy at present.

INDOOR CRICKET

Bundaberg

Bundaberg Indoor Sports Centre Cricket Results for week ending 25/05/2017 - Stormers d Gohard & Gohome 119-118. P. Jagger, A. Abercrombie, D. Unwin. Dux Nuts walkover from Haz Beenz. Bushrangers d SnT 191-155. M. Frost, D. Svensson, D. Crawford. Fair up R d Chew for 20 Chew 196-90. AJ. Evans, C. Froloff, M. Hogo. Dilligaf d Blood Sweat and Beers 136-81. C. Jacobsen, Glen, M. Hansen. Blueys Bandits d G.O.A.T. 106-81. Z. Liverton, N. Larsen, M. Pozzebon. The OCs d Nielsens Smashes 165-114. R. Whalley, E. Holzberger, K. Sontag. R. & C. United d Pie Chuckers 140-137. J. Kirchner, S. Rathbone, A. Dhanjee. Avogo d The Hunters 131-67. J. Walsh, J. Last, M. Trimble. Coral Coast Ford d Great Northeners 126-78. M. Lowe, M. O. Connor, J. Modrow.

PIGEON RACING

Bundaberg Homing Pigeon Club

Bororen

Unfavourable racing conditions forced the club to delay by 24 hours the release of the second Bororen contest at a nominal distance of 112 kilometres. The event featured the pairs elimination "it's a knockout” and the popular "Dash for Cash.” In a welcomed return to form the entry of Bruce and Pat Peterson representing the Cactus Garden Loft figured in a tight finish with another Oaks Beach flier Joe Schembri. It was Bruce taking the spoils by 7 sec. Again Coastal fliers figured predominately in the sprint with four of the top six placings taken out by lofts located on the Pacific edge. In the Juniors, Joel Hobson duplicated last week's performance with his entry leaving daylight astern.

Results.

1st Cactus Garden velocity of 978.396m/m

2nd Joe Schembri 977.366m/m

3rd Dereck Newman 967.378m/m

4th Dave Burgess 961.382m/m

5th Steve Hearn 957.869m/m

6th Rick Valks 941.441m/m

The Cactus entry, a two-year-old checkered flight cock, covered its journey of 110.396km in one hour 52 minutes and 50 seconds.

Congratulations to all the place getters. 17 fliers entered 358 birds. A big thumbs up to mum and the catering crew.

Benaraby

Benaraby hosted the 3rd sprint race for the club and perfect conditions greeted the release of 522 birds, 150 representing the Gin Gin Racing Pigeon Club. Light winds with a tint of East/South/East suggested no bias in the path home, the trap times proving the point with the top six placings strung along a 38km front. New flier John Smith of Agnes Waters had his dedication rewarded with a very tidy fourth. Dave Burgess took little time in making amends for his last start moderate performance with an authoritative six minutes 29 second win over the qualified flier in Steve Hearn. In the Juniors, young Joel Hobson again dominated with a convincing win. His yearling Blue Checker Cock out sprinted the next arrival, the Trent Burchard entry by an emphatic 28 minutes and 17 seconds.

Results.

1st Dave Burgess velocity of 1107.451m/m

2nd Steve Hearn 1051.546m/m

3rd Joe Schembri 1048.364m/m

4th John Smith 1036.797m/m

5th JJK Lofts 1035.889m/m

6th RJS Syndicate 1025.367m/m

Congratulations to all the place-getters. 18 Bundy fliers and 5 from Gin Gin submitted birds to contest the journey.

Basketing for the 1st Calliope Friday 5pm. "Load em, Lock em, then Greg's Kitchen rules.” Be there.

Bundaberg Racing Pigeon Club

The BRPC Inc. is pleased to announce the official start of the racing pigeon season for 2017. This year we are flying the Northern coastal route, finishing at Bowen on September 16. Additionally, we welcome the Monduran Racing Pigeon Club (MRPC) coming on board with us and a huge wholehearted 'thank you' to all our kind sponsors who support our wonderful sport and loyal members.

It is an exciting year this year as every flyer in the BRPC Inc. is using the Benzing Electronical Timing System now. The results from the first 1770 a nominal distance of approximately 86km overall, flown on 27/05/17 and liberated at 9am.

BRPC Inc. results: 'Patrons Purse': 1st D & K Hamilton velocity 1063.332 m/m; 2nd T. Starr 1023.242 m/m; 3rd J. Starr 1022.341 m/m; 4th Sonico Loft's 1018.592 and 5th N. Dickinson 1008.675. The winning pigeon was BRPC 15 466 Blue Bar Tick Eye Cock and flew the journey in 1 hour 27 minutes and 25 seconds. Duncan and Kim had the leading clock which was a clear three minutes and 34 seconds ahead of Ted and only a mere five seconds separated second & third and a further 16 second for fourth.

MRPC. results: 1st Jim Mullett velocity 909.931 m/m; 2nd Mark Hofer 863.307 m/m; 3rd Alastair Mullet 794.649 m/m and the MRPC Junior; Henry Mullett velocity 783.651 m/m.

The winning pigeon was GGPC 14 679 Blue Chequer and flew the journey in one hour, 29 minutes and 23 seconds. The competition has already started in the Monduran Racing Pigeon Club between the Mullett family (Father, Son and Grandson) flyers. Jim was a clear 13 minutes ahead of Alastair holding all bragging rights for this week.

There were eight seniors and one junior competing with a total of 239 pigeons in this week's race, resulting in excellent returns. Congratulations to all the place getters and many thanks to our dear Patron, Mr Jim Mullett for his kind sponsorship towards this race. Basketing for the first Tannum Sands is this Friday 09/06/17, 5:30pm at the BRPC Inc. Clubhouse, Skyring Street, East Bundaberg.

SHOOTING

Bundaberg Burnett Rifle Club

Shooting was conducted from the 700 yard mound on Sunday. While wind was near non-existent during the shooting what was there was enough to push mirage back and forth very quickly and push some of the scope shooters out of the six ring with ease. Numbers continue to improve on the mound as the new ET's work incredibly well.

Target rifle had a good number of shooters this week with seven vying for top spot. However, it was the Australian Team Captain Darren Enslin who showed his class with an excellent double possible of 105.12 (50.03/55.06). Gillian Webb Enslin was next in with 103.08 (49.05/54.03) followed by Maurie Irwin on 100.07 (47.02/53.05). Other scores were Lenny Miller 99.08 (46.04/53.04), Josh Turner 91.01 (41.00/50.01), Michael Hetherington 66.03 (41.02/25.01) and Ed Murray 47.02 (only shot first stage).

Highest scoped rifle score of the day went to Stephen Connolly with a solid 123.10 (58.03/65.07) in F Open. Following Stephen was Graham Mincham with 119.07 (57.03/62.04) and Andrew McKillop was only apoint back with 118.04 (56.01/62.03). Other F Open scores were Scott Mitchell 117.07 (53.04/64.03), Noel Hoopert 116.06 (57.03/59.03), Gary Towers 115.05 (55.04/60.01) and Howard "Jumbo” McDonald 112.02 (52.00/60.02).

F Standard was contested by two shooters and Stephen Connolly shot very well with a .223 to claim the day on 121.08 (58.04/63.04) from Andrew McKillop on 114.05 (54.02/60.03).

The next Sunday shooting will be on the 800 yard mound commencing at 8am on June 11. All new shooters are welcome and enquiries can be sent to Andrew McKillop (amckillop@ymail.com).



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