The Cessnock Goannas recorded their first victory for the year when they demolished an enthusiastic Port Stephens 58-22 at Cessnock on Saturday.
The Weston Bears moved into second spot on the NBN State League ladder with a 2-1 win over South Cardiff at Ulinga Oval on Sunday afternoon.
After only a reasonable start to the season, the Kurri Alfabs Bulldogs returned to form with a comprehensive 26-6 victory over the previously unbeaten South Newcastle at Townson Oval on Sunday.
Bowls results from around Cessnock City.
A plan hatched just more than two months ago by long time Cessnock trainer Robert (Pud) Davies paid dividends when 6-year-old Sandrio won Sunday’s Gunnedah Cup (1600m).
Hunter Valley Golf Club’s Monthly Medals contested on Saturday were taken out by Rod Darcey with a great score of 60 nett to claim the mens and Sue Peel with 67 nett the ladies.
Make Magic kept up his consistent form at Unibet Gardens on Wednesday night with an impressive win in the Woy Woy Poultry Stakes over the 400 metres dash.
Cessnock Hornets club captain Andrew O’Hearn played his 400th game for the club on Sunday at Thornton Park.
The Weston Bears let a first-half lead slip away but managed to salvage a 2-2 draw against Charlestown City Blues on Sunday.
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