Date: September 01, 2008

Interstate Teams Matches- Day Two Report

MEN On the second day of play at Monash Golf Club, Tasmania started well in their foursomes matches against South Australia with Craig Hancock and John Cassidy defeating Chris Austin and Stephen Spiers 2&1. Queensland s Ray Beaufils and Matthew McBain produced a superb foursomes performance to beat NSW s Scott Arnold and Rohan Blizard 6&5. But was one of few highlights for Queensland as NSW won emphatically with solid wins for Grant Scott and Michael Raseta. Victoria made a rampaging start to their foursomes matches against Western Australia, winning three of the four matches including an all-National Squad affair between Victoria s Matt Griffin and Josh Younger and WA s Jason Scrivener and Matt Jager. That devastating performance continued into the singles as Victoria won 6 of 7 matches against WA, squaring the other to win by 9.5 games to 1.5 games. Click here for the men&aposs scores from Day 2 WOMEN On another fine and sunny Sydney day, the women took to Pymble Golf Course to resume state versus state hostilities. South Australia began well, beating Tasmania in their foursomes matches although Ashlee Dewhurst and Jane Hyland had an excellent match for Tassie, beating SA s Stephanie Na and Jovanna Bozanic who dominated their foursomes yesterday. New South Wales produced another dominant display in their foursomes matches against Queensland- winning all three matches. Unlike yesterday, Queensland were also soundly beaten in the singles with Rebecca Flood and Julia Boland leading the way. Victoria and Western Australia were hard to split as the foursomes went down the wire. Clare Choi and Stacey Keating squared with Jessica Speechley and Whitney Hillier while WA s Nicole Montgomery and Bronwyn Speechley defeated Grace Lennon and Stephanie Brennan 5&4. Click here the women&aposs scores from Day 2 COLTS: Tasmania and South Australia shared the lead after the foursomes which continued on Day 2 at Mona Vale. New South Wales took a 2-1 lead over Queensland into the singles as Brent Watson and Michael Smyth beat Jared Consoli and Cameron Powell 4&3. That form was replicated in a superb singles performance by NSW with local crowd favourite Alex Peade leading his team to a 7-1 victory. Western Australia took an early lead into the singles against Victoria finishing 2-1 up after the foursomes and held on to win in nail-biting fashion 5-3. Click here for the Colts scores from Day 2