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Record prizemoney for SC Races

Thursday, 19th July, 2012

A massive 40 per cent increase in prizemoney has been announced for the 2012 Silver City Cup race meeting which is now just 100 days away.

Broken Hill’s oldest horse racing event - which will be held this year on October 27 - will be highlighted by the running of the Silver City Cup, which will carry record prizemoney of $15,000.

“This is a massive boost for the horse racing fraternity in Broken Hill and would not have been possible without the generous support of our major sponsors,” President Dave Gallagher said as he kicked off the 100-day countdown to race day.

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Finals race heats up

Wednesday, 18th July, 2012

Central will be looking to continue their undefeated season when they play North tonight at Jubilee Oval. Central will be looking to continue their undefeated season when they play North tonight at Jubilee Oval.

After a two week break, the Under 18s are back under lights at the Jube tonight.

With five rounds to go before the finals, Central with 10 wins are assured of the minor premiership, whilst West are sitting pretty in second place with six wins.

South have 12 points from their three wins, while the luckless North have only sung the song once in 2012.

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Men’s Indoor Bowls

Friday, 13th July, 2012

Semi-Final:

Legionairs versus Flags. When P. Simons (Flags) knocked off the kitty on the 3rd end Legionairs seemed in full control of the game and by the 6th held a 10 to 2 lead. 

On the 7th 8, and 9thth ends however a change came over the game. 

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Broken Hill Gun Club INC June 2012 Monthly Shoot Results

Friday, 13th July, 2012

June Monthly Shoot winners - from left to right - Evan Stephenson, Neville Hill, Chris Lawrie and Wayne Channing, in front - Gus the Dog and Riley & Lacey Jobson. June Monthly Shoot winners - from left to right - Evan Stephenson, Neville Hill, Chris Lawrie and Wayne Channing, in front - Gus the Dog and Riley & Lacey Jobson.

By Evan Stephenson

Saturday the 9th of June was our monthly shoot, sorry for the write up being so late, but I also wanted to remind members that the Skeet Two Day shoot is on this weekend, that can be latter though. 

Now for the results, only 15 shooters attended and shot in cold and windy conditions, it only got to 10 - degrees.

The first event was a 25tgt Skeet Doubles cash divide - 1st B grade - Chris Lawrie 42/50, 2nd Barry Foley 41/50, 1st C grade - John Davis 41/50, 2nd Paul Daly 40/50.

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8ball by Alec Round 16

Thursday, 12th July, 2012

Part of the Ladies who are going to Tri City. From Left A Hamilton, R Everruss, H Howard and K Thurns (Capt) Photo by Alel Part of the Ladies who are going to Tri City. From Left A Hamilton, R Everruss, H Howard and K Thurns (Capt) Photo by Alel

Game of the Week was between the Muso’s Mugs and Northern 1. 

This was a very lucky win for the Mugs as the Northern started with only 4 players this included a stray from the bar. With 4 frames down the Northern went on the attack straight away winning the first gave away the second won the next two then lost the rest making the score 3/3 going into the main break. 

The Northern continues the attack in the second half winning the first 2 gave away the next 2 won the next and lost the last making the score 6/6 going into the decider. 

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