Date: April 19, 2010

NSW leads Boys’ and Girls’ Interstate Matches

AUSTRALIAN BOYS INTERSTATE TEAMS MATCHES, Launceston Golf Club. Australian Boys&apos Interstate Teams Matches – Results Round 3 Australian Boys&apos Interstate Teams Matches – Results Round 4 New South Wales moved into a strong position on the second day, putting themselves in a position to retain the Australian Boys Interstate Teams Matches title after consecutive 4-1 contest wins at Launceston Golf Club. Leading after the opening day, the NSW team maintained their position with Jake Higginbottom, Josh Cabban and Andrius Belkius all winning both of their matches as NSW defeated Western Australia in the morning contest and the Northern Territory in the afternoon. Queensland moved in second place despite a narrow 3-2 afternoon loss to Victoria in the afternoon. Led by Aaron Wilkin, Sam Daley and Taylor MacDonald, the Queenslanders defeated South Australia 4-1 before slipping to a narrow defeat to Victoria as Ben Eccles (VIC) defeated Cameron Smith (QLD) 1up. Victoria sits just 2 matches behind Queensland in third place but have a one contest lead over Western Australia in fourth place. The Western Australians halved their afternoon contest after their morning loss to NSW. The ACT and Northern Territory sit in fifth and sixth place respectively and are separated by just half a contest going into the fifth round. South Australia and Tasmania round out the rankings in seventh and eighth place respectively. AUSTRALIAN GIRLS INTERSTATE TEAMS MATCHES, Ulverstone Golf Club. For the Burtta Cheney Cup Australian Girls&apos Interstate Teams Matches – Results Round 3 Australian Girls&apos Interstate Teams Matches – Results Round 4 The New South Wales girls moved into an unassailable position with consecutive 5-0 contest wins at Ulverstone Golf Club on Monday. In second place after the opening day, the New South Wales team accounted for overnight leaders Queensland before defeating South Australia in the afternoon. Chantal Hodson, Carly Beck and Claudia Lim led the way for NSW with all three recording comprehensive victories in both contests. Victoria sit in second place but are 6 matches and 1 contests behind the leaders. The Victorians recorded a narrow win over Queensland in the morning before halving the afternoon contest against Western Australia. Tilly Poulsen clinched vital points for the Victoria with halved matches against South Australian Jayde Panos and Queensland s Emily McLennan who was undefeated on the opening day. Western Australia moved into third place following a 5-0 contest win over Tasmania in the morning before halving their contest with Victoria in the afternoon. The Western Australians have won more individual matches than Victoria but sit half a contest behind. Queensland is in fourth place and just one match behind Western Australia. South Australia is in fifth place while Tasmania is in last match having only won one match.