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THE Nell Haslett Memorial An-
nual Golf Day was held in February
this year and celebrates its 10th
The event was organised by
members of the ‘Dirty Dozen’ a so -
cial golf team and part of the Cowes
RSL Sporting Club, and friends
and family of the late Nell Haslett.
The event raised money for the
Group and the Pulmonary Rehabil-
itation Program, which is conduct-
ed at Bass Coast Health, Wonthaggi
These groups assist people with
respiratory and breathing difficulties.
On the day volunteers organised
the cooked breakfast and BBQ
Many local and Melbourne busi-
nesses sponsored the event and
gave generously to raffle prizes,
and food and drinks for the day.
Debbie Rogers, Chief Nursing
and Midwifery Officer and Denise
Escreet, Respiratory Nurse at Bass
Coast Health gratefully received the
cheque totalling $2700 from Steve
Rawlinson, Captain of the ‘Dirty
More information is available
on the Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Program or Wonthaggi Wheezers
Support Group by contacting Won-
thaggi Hospital on 56713333.
Steve Rawlinson, captain of the Dirty Dozen, a social golf team, and part of the Phillip Island RSL
sporting club, presents a cheque for $2700 to Wonthaggi Hospital nursing staff, from left Debbie Rog-
ers, Denise Escreet and Jane Dell. The money was raised at the Nell Haslett Memorial Annual Golf Day.
Nell Haslett annual memorial golf day
13 year old cleans up at
the Gippsland Golf titles
SALE Golf Club Mem-
ber, Levi Schlater, at
13 years of age was not
thought of as a seri-
ous contender at the
2016 All Gippsland Golf
Championships held at
Foster Golf Club over the
By the end of the
championships he was
stamped as a future
Weighing a mere 50 ki-
lograms and standing at
around 4’ 10” or (147cm)
he is more suited to the
build of a jockey.
Playing off a handicap
of 6, his weekend com-
menced when playing in
the Gippsland Fourball
Championship over 18
holes and along with his
playing partner Cade
Edwards they returned
a scratch round of 4 un-
der the card 68 nett 59,
to win by 1 stroke.
Overcast skies greeted
the field of 45 players,
which boasted some of
Gippsland’s finest play-
Brown (Morwell); Mark
Boulton and Mark Rit-
terman (Phillip Island)
and last year’s champion
Ryan Hammond (Dr-
This wasn’t to deter
young Levi Schlater who
after the first nine was 2
under the card.
He then went onto be
tied in the lead with 3
other players Ryan Ham-
mond, Mark Boulton
and Mark Allen all on a
score of 1 over 73.
The afternoon com-
menced just the way the
morning round started
and after the half-way
mark of the 2nd round,
there was Levi Schlater
again with another 2 un-
der the card 34.
He went onto record a
final round of even par
72 for a 36 hole total of
145 to claim not only the
ship title, but also the
He won by 1 stroke
(Phillip Island) with a
score of 146.
The weekend has cost
Levi two shots off his
handicap and he now
plays off 4.
The future looks bright
down East Gippsland
way, and only goes to
show that with a little
effort from the more ex-
perienced members in
a golf club what can be
achieved with a junior
The Carruthers Shield
was again won by the
strong East Gippsland
team with a 36 hole to-
tal of 987 strokes (best
6 scores) from South
Gippsland on 1106.
Phillip Island golfers Mark Boulton and Mark Ritterman p;erformed well in
the Gippsland Championships last weekend.
The Gippsland Champion and Junior Champion
for 2016 is 13 year old Sale boy, Levi Schlater.
March 2, par and finals
of Matchplay Champion-
lyn John H/C (35) +3;
runner-up: Karen Green
H/C (14) square c/b; 3rd:
Margaret Frith H/c (22)
NTP: A Grade, Dawn
Andrews; B Grade, Rose -
many Baley; C Grade, Liz
ship results: A Grade,
Nola Crothers; B Grade,
Vick Roffsmith; C Grade,
Pat Watt; D Grade, Barb
Next week’s event is
Saturday, March 5,
Stroke: Winner, Rhonda
Dolan (Croydon GC) H/C
(38) 73 net; R/up, Dianne
Gray H/c (19) 74 net c/b.
NTP: 5th, Di Gray;
10th, Di Gray.
MEN’S: Tuesday, March
1st Chris Zdeski H/C
(29) 41 points; 2nd John
Maglica H/C (27) 40
points on a c/b from Ian
NTP: 5th John Monk,
7th Nigel Firth, 10th B
Lang, 17th Peter Laydon.
Thursday, March 3,
More good scores with
John O’Brien (16) and
John Gains (24) both
coming in with 41 points
and Peter Laydon in 3rd
with 40 points.
NTP: 5th Marcus Liber-
man, 7th T McGregor,
10th Gary Inch, 17th B
Men’s: Saturday, March
5, Stroke, Monthly Med-
al, sponsored by Archi-
A Grade winner Paul
Cashman H/c (9) net 70
c/b; R/up Jeff Bennett
H/c (10) net 70.
B Grade winner Matt
Brown H/c (15) net 63;
R/up Ron Wadey H/c (17)
C Grade winner Dave
Ablett H/c (23) net 67; R/
up Heath Colac H/c (27)
Men’s Monthly medal
winner sponsored by Ar-
chisign is Matt Brown.
NTP: 5th Paul Cash-
man, 7th Ange Capraro,
10th Eric Allan, 17th
Next week’s event is
Stableford and Matchplay
Men’s 9 Hole, Tuesday,
March 1, Stableford.
Ideal golfing weather
and Jeffrey Tanner (33)
was a deserving winner
with 22 points from John
Swarbrick (32) runner-
up on 20 points and Ba-
sil Moloney (17) with 19
points. Bob Leak was
Men’s and Ladies 9
Hole, Thursday, Decem-
ber 3, Stroke.
Once again ideal condi-
tions for morning play.
Basil Moloney (17) ne -
gotiated the course best
winning with 21 points
from Richard Poole (20)
runner-up with 19 points.
Richard also won NTP.
Phillip Island Golf
Phillip Island women’s match play winners are pic-
tured, from left, Nola Crother, Vicki Roffsmith, Barb
Haydon and the evergreen Patt Watt.
Men’s 9 hole winners on Tuesday, Basil Moloney
and Jeffery Tanner.
TRAINING’S in full swing at Kilcunda
Bass with the start of the netball season
just a few weeks away.
The Panther girls have been honing
their skills since before Christmas and
especially in the past month when they
have been on court twice a week in the
lead up to team selection.
The club is hoping to field a team in
every division this year but at present
there are opportunities for girls to play
in the U15s and across all grades in the
The lack of juniors will once again see
the club unable to field an U13 side this
The next two weeks promise to be a
busy time with players vying for team
selection and preparing for their up-
coming practice matches, one on a
Thursday night against Cora Lynn and
the other on a Saturday against Koo
Wee Rup, when they travel down to Bass
for both football and netball games.
Season 2016 coaches have recently
been appointed. A Grade will again be
led by talented player Brylie Wilson,
and with Rhiannon Grinham in charge
of C Grade. A coach for B Grade is yet
to be named.
Junior coaches Mandy and Josephine
are teaming up to coach U17s and will
be on court with Leah Burston in the
With their first game to be played on
Easter Saturday, March 26 at Dalyston,
the Panther girls are hoping for a more
successful season than last year.
“We are hoping for a better season
than last year in that it would be great
to have a side in the finals, ” said com-
mittee netball representative Sam Wil-
“But the bottom line for us is to enjoy
our netball and be as competitive as we
can, ” she said.
Kilcunda Bass netball training nights
will be every Tuesday and Thursday
nights, from the end of the cricket sea-
son, from 5pm to 6pm for U15s and
6.30pm to 8pm for all other grades.
New players most welcome. Contact
Sam Williams on 0478 190 067 for fur-
LAST Saturday’s meet was the penul-
timate day of competition for Wonthaggi
Rose Iverach excelled in the discus by
breaking the Under 6 Girls club record
with a throw of 10.27 metres.
There were 139 Personal Bests for the
day with the following athletes achieving
5 PBs, Under 11 Boys: Kade Rigby, Dis-
cus, 100m, 800m, 60m Hurdles, Triple
4PBs: Under 6 Boys: Jeremiah Ev-
ans, Triple Jump, 60m Hurdles, Discus,
400m. Under 7 Boys: Jack Howell, Triple
Jump, 60m Hurdles, 100m, 400m. Un-
der 7 Girls: Zarah Duscher, Triple Jump,
60m Hurdles, Discus, 100m; Lulu Curtis,
Triple Jump, 100m, Discus, 400m. Un-
der 8 Boys: Malachi Ori, Shot Put, 60 m
Hurdles, 100m, 400m; Cameron Dean,
Shot Put, 60 m Hurdles, High Jump,
400m. Under 10 Boys: Seb Ori, Shot Put,
60 m Hurdles, High Jump, 400m
Wonthaggi Little Athletics
On court at Killy Bass
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