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Belgian backers bring their best

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NEW BREED: Peyton and Cooper Anderson and Declan Boyde with their Belgian chickens. Picture: ADAM HOLMESAS many in the poultry game can attest, few are more passionate about their birds than breeders of Belgian Bantams.
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Thepassion for the unique variety of chicken was on displayin Bendigo on Sunday with 200 entriesat the Victorian Show of the Belgian Bantam Club.

The popularity of the varieties of Belgian chickens has been on a rapid rise in recent years.

Secretary, treasurer and newslettereditor of the Belgian Bantam Club of Australia Irene Hammond said the demand for unique and useful pets had caused a boom in Belgian Bantam numbers.

“It’s because they’re brilliant for backyards,” she said.

“You can basically keep a couple hens in a cage not much larger than a guinea pig’s cage.

“Most of them are really good egg layers and they tame down quite well. The eggs are small, but you just need to account for that by adding two eggs instead of one to a recipe.

“They lay quite prolifically.”

Ms Hammond said the birds were at their most popular since she started breeding them in 1983.

The increasing move towards self-sufficient households has also seen an increase in the popularity of chickens, particularly the Belgian Bantam.

The Belgian breeds arrived in Australia in the early 1980s due to their popularity in the UK and Europe.

The most popular of the varieties is the feather-footedd’Uccle.

Sunday was the 15th anniversary of the show in Victoria.

David Boyde, of Glenroy, entered a number of chickens into the show on Sunday with his grandchildren.

He said they made perfect pets for children.

“They go out and feed and water them every day and make sure they get locked up at night,” Mr Boyde said.

“The d’Uccle’s are really nice birds.”

The club also reported a number of sales throughout the afternoon.

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Retired police and firefighters swap stories over sandwiches

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All on show: Senior Constables Matt Gates and Tim Williams caught up with Senior Firefighter Adam Scott-Young and Detective Senior Constable Richard Broomby and retired colleagues. The air hummed as battle scars were shown and tales were told at the first Retired Police and Firefighters Day in Port Macquarie on Tuesday morning.
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Grey skies hung heavy above, but inside the Port Macquarie City Bowling Club the mood was friendly as retirees from the two disciplines mixed over sandwiches.

Guests were greeted bySuperintendentPaul Fehon, from the Mid North Coast Local Area Command, who noted the history behindthe occasion.

“I trust you will leave with the knowledge our modern successes are due to your work over many years,” Superintendent Fehon said.

The region’s top cop respectfully asked retired colleagues not to circulate any embarrassing stories or bad habits among the younger police in the room.

Superintendent David Gray said he was grateful to be celebrating firefighters with other emergency services personnel.

“We really appreciate your support and actual enthusiasm,” he said to his police colleagues.

One of the biggest stars was the dog squad’s intrepid labradorGilby, who received rapturous applause during a drug drill.

A moment’s silence was marked for the contributions of therecently deceased, including Retired Police patron Bill Gasnier.

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Apparel manufacturer ISC tells Port Adelaide jumpers can be made by Sunday

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Port Adelaide will be wearing its black and white jumper against Richmond. Photo: Getty ImagesPort Adelaide has been assured by its apparel manufacturer ISC that a fresh batch of AFL-standard jumpers can be produced in just five days, clearing the path for the Power to wear its traditional black-and-white prison bar guernsey in Sunday’s elimination final clash with Richmond.
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Having been given permission by the AFL late on Monday afternoon to don its traditional colours having after initially being directed to play in its white clash jumper against the Tigers, Port was told it could appear in the guernsey, still worn by the Port Magpies.

Port Adelaide CEO Keith Thomas – who had driven the club’s push after being angered at the league’s initial decision – said it was a satisfactory outcome, despite maintaining that the the Power would ideally have worn their black home jumper which contains teal and white Vs.

Port Adelaide players wear the ‘prison bar’ guernsey against the Blues last year.Photo: Getty Images

“On behalf of the club I want to reiterate our thanks to the AFL for their willingness to seek a satisfactory resolution and to Collingwood for their pragmatic approach to our prison bar guernsey in the best interests of Sunday’s final,” Thomas said in a statement released on the club’s website.

“And I extend a massive thanks to our apparel supplier ISC for their ability to produce these guernseys at such short notice. Their team is working around the clock to get these guernseys produced in time and we are very grateful for their effort,” Thomas said.

“To be able to wear our famous guernsey again on the national stage especially in the first historic AFL final at the Adelaide Oval is a great opportunity and will fill our community with enormous pride.

“Ironically the strip, with white shorts, will resemble the exact uniform worn by our 1965 SANFL premiership team, the last premiership won by Port Adelaide at the Adelaide Oval.

“Fittingly, our players will run out in this strip from the Geof Motley race who of course captained that 1965 team. It will be a great celebration of our ‘One Club’ mantra with the Power in the AFL and the Magpies in the SANFL.”

Richmond will wear its traditional jumper – black with a yellow sash and predominantly black back – despite finishing below Port Adelaide, and having worn its own clash strip – a variation on its main guernsey featuring yellow side panels – in previous away games against Port.

The Tigers’ CEO Brendon Gale last night tweeted a picture of the club’s clash jumper, indicating that the club would have been comfortable wearing that strip.

Source: The Age

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Golf reports

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Barossa Golf
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Saturday stabelford winners: A grade – N Ward 37, Bonfield 37; B grade – M Chigwin 38, J Kurtz 37; C grade – G Maxted 40, R Wood 38.

Ball winners: A grade – T Cowgill, D Wall 36, B Perry 35, I Baldwin 34, A Purdie 33; B grade – S Bini 37, G Reid 36, D Trinne, L Williams 35, A Maynard 33; C grade – R May 37, T Kelly, T Chiverton 36, C Sonntag 34; Ladies – P May, M Dunn 37, H Sandow 35.

NTP: 3rd – R Bondfield; 4th second shot – S Siegele; 6th – I Baldwin; 10th second shot – A Oats; 12th – S Bini; 17th – K Winton. Long drive: A grade – C Berndt; B grade – S Bini; C grade – A Smith. Ladies secret six: H Sandow 15. Ladies best back nine: P May 20.

Tuesday stroke winners: A grade – P Homburg; B grade – J Bird. Ball winner: C Farley 72, H Sandow 72. NTP: 15th – M Dunne. 4BBB: J Bird/M Dunn.

Thursday stableford winner – M George 41, R Kraft 40. Ball winners: B Lythgoe 39, P Hockings, G Johnson 37, P Frazer, G Burgess 36, R Miles, P Von Der Borch, J Raynor 35, I Wigley 34. NTP: 6th – I Baldwin; 15th – P Von Der Borch. 4BBB: L Williams/R Kraft 48.

Gawler Golf

Saturday: Overall winner – J Fowler 41 (c/b); A grade – G Long 41; B grade – J Fowler 41; C grade – A Kopania 39.

Ball winners: J Holmes, R Clarke 40, F Stallbom, C Swinstead, I Monro, A Kopania 39, D Buss, C Decelis, C Bartholomew 38, J Williams, H Smits, T Holt, R Grey 37. NTP: 4th – D Weatherley; 6th – K Dredge; 11th – M Beck.

Birdies: 2nd – D Shepherdson; 4th – I Monro, J Wozniak, D Goodwin, D Hodby, D Weatherley, P Dowling; 6th – I Monro, C Lowe; 11th – M Beck, J Fowler, W Philp.

Midweek comp: P Stanford 37, S Porter 34 (c/b).

Thursday comp: G Frew 40, K Morse 39, H McKerney 38, B Pogas, A Kopania 37, B Johnson 36. NTP: 4th – R Roy; 11th – R Hall. Birdies: 2nd – T Bow, N Orr; 4th – J Wozniak, D Dare, N Orr, D Stewart; 11th – R Hall, D Nguyen.

Sunday: I Elliot 41, J Mooney 40, G Long 39. NTP: 4th – G Long; 6th – B Marsh. Birdies: 4th – G Long.

Tanunda Pines Golf

A grade – J Agars 35, M Campbell 32; B grade – D Lane 36, M Rodda 35; C grade – B Andrews 41, R Homburd 39; Ladies – J Jeffries 37, P Henschke 32.

Long drive: A grade – J Agar; B grade – G Greenfield; C grade – D House; Ladies – A Anderson; Rockford hole – J Agars.

NTP: 6th – R O’Callaghan; 7th second shot – R Malone; 8th – J Marsden; 11th – A Ayres; 16th – D Lane. Run down: J Marsden, J Sonntag 36, A Coutie 35, D Forrest 34, T Schmaal 33.

See the results and pics of the winnersfrom the Tanunda Pines Sponsors’ Day on the Herald website – in the sports section.

Mount Pleasant Golf

Saturday’s stableford: R Haaren 38, S Tregenza 34, J Hill 33, T Lehmann. NTP: 2nd – J Zerk; 4th – D Higgins; 18th – L Claridge.

Thursday ladies: Deann Watkins 35, L Stephens 34, F Henschke 32.

Kapunda golf

The pairs ambrose comp last week turned out to be a great day for golf and a full field was out to play.

The greens were running magnificently and some fantastic scores were handed back into the vice-captain (as the Captain is away drinking Bintang).

At the end of the field Troy Sires, Sal Hambour and Wayne “Kiwi” Strangward were landed with a “threesome” and as it turned out that was the best combination of the day.

Some other great “family” combinations combined better than maybe you would think with Paul andMick McCarthy and cousins John R and Joshua Mosey also posting very good sub par rounds.

Also well in the mix until the last groups were finished were Les Grafton and Stephen Waters.

Bert Pearce and Joe “catfish” Ryan played with the McCarthy’s and it turned into a big hitting slugfest as Mick and Bert continually tried to out do each other off of the tee.

In the end there was a bit of conjecture who had actually won the money as the cards were checked several times once the round was completed.

Anyway, a great day was had by all and golf was the winner once again.

We also had a group of visitors from Mount Pleasant area (I think) playing in an “Ashes” series and I am pleased to say that the Aussies were victorious once again. Apparently the “Poms” haven’t got their names on the shield since the contest began.

It was mentioned on Saturday that all members should log onto Golflink and register for the Lexus Cup Comp. It is free to enter and there are great prizes to be won every time you play in your local comp. In addition, the club with the most new “sign ups” is in the running to win $2500 for junior development.

So hop onto the computer and register to do yourself and your club a favour.

This week we are back to a stroke round for the Monthly Medal and after the round stick around for some magnificent Joe andKath Ryan lamb for dinner. Should be a great feed. See you there.

Teed Off.

Kapunda Ladies golf

On August 27, the Kapunda ladies played the fourthand final round of their championships.

The prize donor for the day was the Kapunda Post Office.

Division 1 Champion is Jodie Hayward and the runner up is Jenny Menzel.

Division 2 Champion is Carole Molloy and the runner up is Meagan Menzel.

Handicap Champion is Carole Molloy and the runner up is Carolyn Koch on a countback from Lucy Bashford.

The daily Division1 winner was Carolyn Koch and the runner up was Carole Molloy.

The Division 2 winner was Helen Sexton and the runner up was Meagan Menzel.

Division1 Long Drive winner was Helen Day and the Division2 winner was Lucy Bashford.

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Saturday night feast of fun for families

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THE sounds of Balkan-inspired gypsy fusion music, smooth reggae beats and rousing guitar solos will fill the streets of Liverpool city centre this Saturday.
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The Liverpool Night Markets will return with a musical line-up that includes Lolo Lovina and her gypsy caravan stage, reggae band Revolution Incorporated, guitarist Queeny Lau and an abundance of local talent.

The markets will also feature a range of food and market stalls, and family-friendly activities including a jumping castle and children’s story times.

Mayor Ned Mannoun said: “Council is really proud of how the Night Markets are evolving — more than just a market, they are becoming an entertainment and cultural experience enjoyed by all.”

“The entertainment line-up for September is one of the best yet, and I encourage everyone to head to Macquarie Street on September 6, be entertained, sample some delicious food from the STARTTs Arabic Kitchen and others, and enjoy our great city at night,” he said.

The markets run on the first Saturday of each month from 4pm to 9pm, in Macquarie Street.

Details: liverpool.nsw.gov.au/nightmarkets.

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