Polocrosse players head east and west

July 22, 2008

Bingara Polocrosse Club had another exciting weekend of polocrosse with the club splitting to send players to both the Coffs Harbour Polocrosse Carnival and the Moree Polocrosse Carnival.

The Moree Polocrosse Carnival saw Bingara’s Glen Hull, Geoff Turton and Louise Dailey battling it out together in A grade against some tough competition.

Saturday’s game saw the Bingara side come up against old rivals Galloping Gully. The game proved to be a strong and exciting match of polocrosse with all chuckers remaining close scoring until the very end when Gully just got ahead to take the game by two points.

The afternoon Bingara showed what they were made of against the St George Two side when they easily took the game 21 to 13.

Sunday’s matches again proved to be full of excitement and anticipation as Bingara come up against Pallamallawa and the St George One sides. Bingara were able to hold there own for a great win against Pally whilst the afternoon match against St George One saw for some nail biting action.

The Bingara team displayed some excellent polocrosse skills as they defended and attacked against their opposition. St George however weren’t going to be taken lightly keeping Bingara fighting for the whole match with St George finally taking the win with a score of 13 to 10.

The Bingara Polocrosse Club’s sub junior side of Cameron Hull, Martin Turton and Sam Turton also attended the Moree Polocrosse Carnival with a ripper of a weekend played by all. The three Bingara boys again showed some great displays of team work and polocrosse skills as they took out their opposition winning two of their three matches.

The Coffs Harbour Polocrosse Carnival saw the Bingara Club come up against some hard games of polocrosse however this did not deter the club. The team consisted of Marc Tongue, Jason Creed, Melissa Hanson, Phil Frewen, Brandon Frewen and Jessica Barnes.

Saturday’s games saw Bingara come up against two strong and competitive sides Guyra and Grafton. Bingara however weren’t giving up with out a fight and kept both games close scoring and exciting.

The match against Guyra saw Bingara leading against their opposition in the beginning stages of the match. The score then remained very close with Guyra just coming up in the final stages to take the win.

The afternoon match against Grafton saw Bingara come up against some tough competition. Bingara proved however they weren’t going down without a fight maintaining strong attacking and defence that resulted in a close scoring game with Grafton finally getting up to take the win.

Sunday morning saw Bingara come up against Pallamallawa in a social game. The muddy conditions and the rain did not deter Bingara with the Club coming up to take the win 8 to 5.

The Bingara Polocrosse Club now has two weekends off in preparation for their carnival on 26 and 27 July 2008. The weekend will consists of some excellent games of polocrosse with teams from all over the region expected to attend the carnival. Bar and canteen facilities will be available all weekend and a roast dinner and DJ is on the agenda for Saturday night. The Club invites all locals to come along and join in supporting what will be an exciting and action packed weekend of polocrosse.