Home' Phillip Island and San Remo Advertiser : January 11, 2017 Contents THE ADVERTISER, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2017 - PAGE 25
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Phillip Island golf
Men’s results from Tuesday, January 3: Sta-
Division One winner: Sam Orr H/C (19) 40
points; r/up: Stephen Pewtress H/C (12) 39
Division 2 winner: Ron Young H/C (22) 45
points; r/up: John Savas H/C (21) 43 points.
Other good scores: Peter Selby-Smith and
Tom Mallaghan 40 points,
Allan Browne and Brian Gloury 39 points.
Nine holes: Stableford.
Basil Moloney came in with 23 points to win
the day’s competition and Reg Browne was NTP.
Saturday, January 7: Stableford.
A Grade winner: Barry Grazules H/C (eight)
41 points; r/up: Ray Smith H/C (six) 40 points.
B Grade winner: Matt Brown H/C (16) 42
points; r/up: Paul Den Elzen H/C (17) 40 points.
C Grade winner: Peter Selby-Smith H/C (33)
42 points c/b; r/up: Jim Brown H/C (22) 42
NTP: 5th J Jackson; 7th: D Murtagh; 10th: R
Payne; 17th: Ray Smith.
Matt Thompson and Brent White both scored
eagles on the 18th hole.
9 holes: Stableford.
The winner was Anthony Pullan off H/C (34)
with 19 points.
Tuesday, January 3: Stableford.
Winner: Marilyn John 36 points; r/up: Liz
Gleeson 35 points; 3rd: Rhonda Boyd 34 points
c/b from Lorraine Hammon, Nola Crothers, Pip
Holloway, Sue Brown and Faye Rosen.
NTP: 7th: Cheryl White; 10th: Ros Reid; 17th:
Saturday, January 7: Stableford.
Winner: Mary McAllister H/C (33) 38 points;
r/up: Sue Brown H/C (23) 36 points.
NTP: 5th: Jeanette Diss; 7th: Di Gray; 17th:
Next week’s event is January Men’s Monthly
Medal, sponsored by the Male Board Members
plus the third round of the putting comp.
2017 duck season announced
THE 2017 duck season will commence on
Saturday, March 18, and will last 12 weeks,
closing on Monday, June 12.
The bag limit, as per standing regulations,
will remain at 10 birds per person per day.
The hunting of the Blue-winged Shoveler,
however, will be prohibited due to the low num-
bers of the species.
The settings for the 2017 duck season re-
flect the expert advice provided by the Game
Management Authority (GMA) based on exten-
sive habitat and waterbird surveys conducted
across eastern Australia, said Minister for Agri-
culture Jaala Pulford.
The surveys found that last winter’s rainfall
has resulted in a significant increase in water-
bird breeding and extensive and widespread
This has allowed game ducks to breed for
a second time and disperse widely across the
The GMA and partner compliance agencies,
including DELWP, DEDJTR, Parks Victoria and
Victoria Police will be out in force in 2017 to
ensure compliance with all hunting and public
The GMA will continue to monitor conditions
in the lead up to and during the season. Where
warranted, wetlands are able to be closed to
hunting on the advice of the GMA to protect
significant concentrations of endangered water-
Details of the 2017 duck season, including
any wetland closures, will be regularly updated
on the GMA website www.gma.vic.gov.au and
the Game Hunting Victoria smartphone app.
Midweek bowls started the New Year with
a hot day at San Remo where 21 players en-
joyed the day and the cool breeze later in the
The winning team was skipped by Peter Mc-
Williams with Gwen Jeffery and Reg Excell.
There were two, two -game winners.
The runners-up were skipped by Rick Spar-
go with John Routley, Pauline McWilliams
and Elaine Fitt.
The best one -game winners were skipped
by John Hill with Jill Demo, Ray Dickie and
The next game is at Koo Wee Rup.
Best wishes to President Reg Excell who has
had a spell in hospital but was back playing.
Best wishes also to Wendy O’Brien who
hasn’t been very well.
The club would like to wish all members a
very happy and healthy 2017.
Midweek bowls report
for Little Athletics
Joshua Gallyot (U9Boys) strides over the
finish line in his hurdles heat at the first
Wonthaggi Little Athletics meet for the
Chloe Hynd competes in the Under 12
Girls 800m event at Wonthaggi on Satur-
A SMALL band of 48 athletes returned
after the Christmas break to brave the hot
conditions for the first Wonthaggi Little Ath-
letics meet for 2017 on Saturday.
Hayden Purton (Under 6 Boys) did well
to break the 300m record with a time of
1:24.65 while Tevuro Ihomana Montgom-
ery once again broke the club record in the
Under 12 Girls 60m hurdles with a time of
A reminder that registrations for
Gippsland regionals are open until January
Register athletes online and follow the
State event program as a guide.
The following athletes recorded multiple
PBs for the morning:
U8B: Nate Pugh - shot put, high jump,
70m, 700m, 60m hurdles.
U9G: Riahn Hawthorne - 70m 700m, 60m
hurdles, discus, triple jump.
U9G: Camryn McKenzie - triple jump,
60m hurdles, discus, 70m.
U10G: Lana Brusamarello - 60m hurdles,
discus, triple jump, 70m.
U12B: Saher Biggs - javelin, long jump,
70m, 60m hurdles.
TWENTY-TWO groms from Phillip Island are
being given a rare opportunity to receive free
elite surf coaching usually reserved for the
world’s best surfers when the Hurley Surf Club
travels to Woolamai this weekend on Sunday,
There are spaces still left for the elite surf
The keen groms will be coached across three
sessions, which are aimed at giving partici-
pants personalised analysis and expert feed-
back to help them improve their surf skills and
There are still spaces left for young partici-
pants and Hurley is calling on budding local
surfers to get involved and make the most of
The Hurley Surf Club travels to Phillip Island
region following stop-offs across Queensland
and New South Wales, which has seen more
than 100 kids helped via personal video coach-
ing, training and technique advice from expert
For Phillip Island groms that miss out on this
weekend’s sessions, there is still a chance to get
personal video coaching via Hurley Surf Club’s
newly launched online platform.
Accessed at just the click of a few buttons, the
Hurley Surf Club website offers a Personal Vid-
eo Coaching feature that enables surfers of all
levels to hone their skills and technique under
the tutelage of the world’s best surfers, coach-
es, shapers, technicians and scholars of surf.
All local groms needs to do to participate in
the program is sign up at the Hurley website,
submit a questionnaire about their surfing and
upload a one minute video (or less) of them
surfing two right and left waves to YouTube.
Within 24 hours of submission, an expert
coach will review the grom’s questionnaire and
video, before providing personalised analysis
and feedback on how to improve their tech-
nique and surf skills.
More info on the Hurley Surf Club can be
found at: www.nike.com/au/en_gb/c/hurley/
Elite level surf coaching for
groms this weekend
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