Upper Hunter Weekend Sports Wrap – 31/7/2023

July 31, 2023 9:20 am in by
Singleton beat Muswellbrook in their Black Diamond Shield clash on the weekend. Image: Darren Cutrupi

Greta Branxton has wrapped up the Group 21 minor premiership with one round left to play in the regular season.

The Colts scored a from-behind 22-16 win over Scone on Saturday.

The Thoroughbreds lead 16 nil till the 57th minute before the home side of the scoreboard was turned on courtesy of a try to hooker Nick Lawrence.

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Yesterday Denman scored a 40-to-20 victory over Aberdeen and Muswellbrook kept its final hopes alive with a 34-16 win against Singleton.

Singleton has exacted revenge on Muswellbrook in the AFL Hunter Central Coast competition.

The Cats took the points over the Roosters in their Black Diamond Shield game last round, but it was a different result on the weekend.

Singleton beat their northern neighbours 9.7.61 to 8.5.53.

In the Women’s Black Diamond Cup…the Roosterettes lost to Killarney Vale 4.11.35 to 2.2.14.

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Muswellbrook we’re too good for the Bombers in the Black Diamond Plate 8.3.51 to 5.2.32.

Singleton has been beaten two-nil by Wallsend in the Northern League One Football Competition.

The Strikers lost star Joel Barner in the warm up forcing coach Mick Jarvis to call up 18-year-old Hayden Moorecroft for his first-grade debut.

It was also the return of Brad Cox and Ben Henry from the long-term injured list. Both made it through the 90 minutes.

Singleton has recorded two wins in Round 15 of the Newcastle Suburban Rugby Union Competition.

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The Black Bulls too strong for the Singo Army lads 41-24.

The Reds defeated Pokolbin 24 points to 7 at Rugby Park.

Nelson Bay smacked Griffins 59-7 and Cooks Hill easy 36-3 winners against Medowie.