## MacRobertson Shield

## Day 3 lawn 1 USA~NZL David Maloof ~ Toby Garrison by Michael McClure Terminator

Cooler day today 14 degrees C.. light overcast with promise of sunshine...

Terminator Toby wins the toss and hits with third ball on..

01 Jan 2014 9:14AM (Tournament); 29 Readers

Chugging round nicely and calmly in a 3 ball break... made 1 & 2

01 Jan 2014 9:15AM (Tournament); 29 Readers

Nice t.o. x black to H3.. Spot on as usual... Makes H3

01 Jan 2014 9:15AM (Tournament); 28 Readers

R pioneer @ H4 3 yds in front..

01 Jan 2014 9:16AM (Tournament); 29 Readers

nice ish cut now 2.5 yd in front... 9" approach.. runs deep to the S.boundary

01 Jan 2014 9:17AM (Tournament); 27 Readers

R as good pioneer to 6 and nice control @ H5

01 Jan 2014 9:18AM (Tournament); 34 Readers

Makes 5 no drama... Tight approach to H6 good infield pio. for 1B..

01 Jan 2014 9:19AM (Tournament); 32 Readers

Yee ha... the sun comes out....

01 Jan 2014 9:20AM (Tournament); 31 Readers

Loading 2B with a 7 yd split to B @ 1B............... R is way short from 2B.. but that might be coz of Y still to play onto game..

01 Jan 2014 9:21AM (Tournament); 33 Readers

Big split now from 1B to 3B and onto R ...

01 Jan 2014 9:22AM (Tournament); 34 Readers

taking croq from R 6 yds out.. sets R deepish to S.bound...

01 Jan 2014 9:23AM (Tournament); 36 Readers

From here B appears to be 1' in front BUT.... NOT Good... Clip onto 2B and escapes to C2

01 Jan 2014 9:25AM (Tournament); 37 Readers

David Maloof USA supresses his enjoyment and shoots his Y into the game at R (2yds away)

01 Jan 2014 9:26AM (Tournament); 38 Readers

Straight approach to H1 makes..

01 Jan 2014 9:26AM (Tournament); 39 Readers

No pioneer @ H2 Threat ball B in C2 K @ H4

01 Jan 2014 9:27AM (Tournament); 39 Readers

Pops Partner R to WB ish and gets onto K..

01 Jan 2014 9:28AM (Tournament); 40 Readers

rushing K to H6.. looking 2 B in C2.. pass rolls K to the N.Bound H2 exit and gets his Y onto B in the corner

01 Jan 2014 9:30AM (Tournament); 41 Readers

Stopshots B to H1 ish and gets Y2~3 yds in front of H2.. looking to escape to a block behind the infield R (towards WB to make K (NB) worry... clip on H2

01 Jan 2014 9:32AM (Tournament); 42 Readers

Toby asses K on the NB @ H2 exit taking the 21 yrder at R.... Changes his mind..

The sun has gone to Nelson (hehe)

01 Jan 2014 9:34AM (Tournament); 44 Readers

Shoots B from H1 and knicks R @ 21 yds Yee Ha.... (No bias)

It is lonely on lawn 1 today only 5 spectators on the lawn furthest from the clubrooms. But that will improve later in the year.... (this morning)

01 Jan 2014 9:37AM (Tournament); 46 Readers

Takes the Y to his H2B and makes..Sends Y midfield and gets onto R... rushing R 12 yds to front of H3B ...makes

01 Jan 2014 9:40AM (Tournament); 48 Readers

splits R to H1 and positions on Y midfield... pops Y to peg. sends Y to outfield H2 and goes to K on N.bound

01 Jan 2014 9:42AM (Tournament); 44 Readers

Rolls both to E of H3 and sets there... squinting @ Y on the far side of H2

01 Jan 2014 9:43AM (Tournament); 46 Readers

Blue clip on 4B.... blacK clip on 1

R on 1 Y on 2 (that's a bit mean leaving oppo balls @ own hoops)

David takes off jacket and seriously attempts H1.. but bounces... lucky for Toby

01 Jan 2014 9:47AM (Tournament); 46 Readers

Toby will be thinking TP but sends B nearly all the way to H2 ! getting onto Y.. Sets B 4yd short of H2 as a pivot and rushes Y to S.bound

01 Jan 2014 9:49AM (Tournament); 46 Readers

Pops Y back to H2 as good pion. and onto R @ H1Sets R close.. Runs 1 under control and pops R a bit East...

01 Jan 2014 9:50AM (Tournament); 50 Readers

Big split R to H5 pivor and then rushes B to WB....

01 Jan 2014 9:52AM (Tournament); 46 Readers

Before loading 3B .....David forestalls and Umpire Liz Flemming called on...

01 Jan 2014 9:54AM (Tournament); 49 Readers

Consternation... Match Referee called on

01 Jan 2014 9:54AM (Tournament); 48 Readers

In a replay it appears Toby might have knicked his strike ball on the final cast of the rush shot..

Rhe rule book comes out... (I think it is not fatal and the wort that might happen is a replay ) lets see!

01 Jan 2014 9:58AM (Tournament); 55 Readers

The outcome could be important coz Toby is in the midst of a normal TP and a FATAL would be the end of that !

01 Jan 2014 10:00AM (Tournament); 52 Readers

A replay woud not change anything...

01 Jan 2014 10:00AM (Tournament); 55 Readers

A normal continuation won't change anything...... Waiting..Claim overturned..

01 Jan 2014 10:01AM (Tournament); 57 Readers

Everybody happy ... game continues...

01 Jan 2014 10:03AM (Tournament); 58 Readers

notes... Toby has a fab approach to life and isn't affected by the interruption....

Loads H3 and makes H2

01 Jan 2014 10:05AM (Tournament); 55 Readers

Looads H4 pion.. and makes 3 off B with R as escapee.. Peeling 4B ... JAWS.... (Stink) oops sorry... "bad smell"

01 Jan 2014 10:06AM (Tournament); 52 Readers

no worries ... loads H5 and runs H4..

01 Jan 2014 10:09AM (Tournament); 52 Readers

Loads Y to H6 and goes to the jawsed B in 4B..

Rush peels B ... Yee ha.. 1 down..

01 Jan 2014 10:09AM (Tournament); 49 Readers

good 5 approach... runsGoes backwards to R and sends it to 1B in a big 21yd split going to B @ 4B

01 Jan 2014 10:11AM (Tournament); 51 Readers

both ok but wrong sides B.. nothing that can't be fixed with a good 7 yd roll..

01 Jan 2014 10:12AM (Tournament); 51 Readers

ok..next time..

Break continues making 6 off Y

01 Jan 2014 10:13AM (Tournament); 54 Readers

over runs B and gets it a bit closer on an angle to pen @ 1.5 y out.. oops missed on left..

01 Jan 2014 10:15AM (Tournament); 50 Readers

Y escapee sent to 2B and R pioneer rushed to 1B Sets Y close infield

01 Jan 2014 10:16AM (Tournament); 47 Readers

runs longish and returns to R..

01 Jan 2014 10:16AM (Tournament); 49 Readers

R to 3B good pioneer... good Y pion.. @ 2B onto B... taps B.. and T.Off to 2B leaving B 1yd S of Pen

01 Jan 2014 10:18AM (Tournament); 47 Readers

Makes 2B and rushes Y peg high from 2B... Sends Y to 2 yds W of pen.. but over runs B.. not happy taps b and T.Off to 3B

01 Jan 2014 10:24AM (Tournament); 49 Readers

Runs and sends R to Pen...

Not good pos with B on the wrong side of pen and the rush takes B ALMOST through Pen (from the wrong side)

01 Jan 2014 10:26AM (Tournament); 50 Readers

Teaves B in the hoop and takes off to Y .. making 4B

01 Jan 2014 10:27AM (Tournament); 45 Readers

Peels pen.

01 Jan 2014 10:27AM (Tournament); 47 Readers

B 2 yds in front of Rover

Runs Pen

bumps R

01 Jan 2014 10:29AM (Tournament); 49 Readers

It's happening fast now..

01 Jan 2014 10:29AM (Tournament); 48 Readers

leaves R and pops Y to E of peg ..

pops Y deep to SBound

Rushes B to half y in front

01 Jan 2014 10:30AM (Tournament); 49 Readers

Peels B 2 yds.. Runs to boundary... TP completed safely..

Rushes Y back up peg high to R

01 Jan 2014 10:31AM (Tournament); 45 Readers

gets rush on R down to B.. looking to bombard B.... how is your heart rate Toby... mine isn't too good

01 Jan 2014 10:33AM (Tournament); 46 Readers

Bombard good .. rush good..

01 Jan 2014 10:33AM (Tournament); 47 Readers

Pegout Good ....Go Toby..

01 Jan 2014 10:33AM (Tournament); 47 Readers

NZL Toby 1 USA David 0

01 Jan 2014 10:34AM (Tournament); 47 Readers

Game 2... Just got back from having a cuppa with Audrey B...

01 Jan 2014 10:53AM (Tournament); 54 Readers

David playing R hits with third ball on.... he is going like a "bought one"

01 Jan 2014 10:55AM (Tournament); 52 Readers

his roquets and hoop running are a joy to see..

01 Jan 2014 10:56AM (Tournament); 51 Readers

Pops B to WestB. ish and sets rush on W.B.

Toby G takes the long shot down WB and ends in C4

01 Jan 2014 10:58AM (Tournament); 50 Readers

Makes 1

01 Jan 2014 11:00AM (Tournament); 48 Readers

Makes 2

01 Jan 2014 11:00AM (Tournament); 48 Readers

David Ignores K

01 Jan 2014 11:00AM (Tournament); 48 Readers

Makes 3 and 4

01 Jan 2014 11:00AM (Tournament); 45 Readers

Now picks up K from C4 and sends it peg..ish No 6 pioneer ??

01 Jan 2014 11:02AM (Tournament); 47 Readers

Runs 5 and rushes B to SB...

01 Jan 2014 11:03AM (Tournament); 47 Readers

Stops B to peh high 7y left of peg , rush on Y

01 Jan 2014 11:03AM (Tournament); 48 Readers

Rushes Y peg high and leaves it at peg ish.. no pioneer @ 1B??

01 Jan 2014 11:05AM (Tournament); 48 Readers

Makes 6 JUST off K then sends it towards W.B.Pops k towards 2B 4 yds short..

contin onto B and leaves as peg pivot..

01 Jan 2014 11:06AM (Tournament); 48 Readers

Rushes Y to 1B makes 1Bjust.... hampered

01 Jan 2014 11:07AM (Tournament); 47 Readers

Ref Liz F .... much marking.

Note... Hello Chris USA guess you'll be having dinner soon.. and Nina NZL.. you'll be having lunch soon

01 Jan 2014 11:09AM (Tournament); 48 Readers

All safe on the court.. Y to the peg B to 3B

Rush K to 2B

01 Jan 2014 11:10AM (Tournament); 49 Readers

Makes 2B long.... phew..!

01 Jan 2014 11:10AM (Tournament); 49 Readers

Sends K to peg and gets to Y at peg...

01 Jan 2014 11:11AM (Tournament); 50 Readers

Rushes Y for position on B pioneer.. @ 3B

01 Jan 2014 11:12AM (Tournament); 49 Readers

Y back to the peg.. ..rush on B to 3B ok.... setsB close on left

01 Jan 2014 11:12AM (Tournament); 46 Readers

Runs 3B ok (long)

01 Jan 2014 11:13AM (Tournament); 47 Readers

Sends B to peg-high W.B.ish

01 Jan 2014 11:15AM (Tournament); 47 Readers

a bit tricky doing good stuff to K though ..pops K 3/4 yds E of peg and

01 Jan 2014 11:16AM (Tournament); 52 Readers

rushes Y to low W.boundary.... B& K are open but 14 yds apart.. Y&R set up in C4 ish...

01 Jan 2014 11:18AM (Tournament); 51 Readers

Good round David...

01 Jan 2014 11:19AM (Tournament); 51 Readers

So... Nina says there a 50ish following the postings.... and hopes I don't get "HIV"... well Nina my wife Eleanor hopes so to...

01 Jan 2014 11:21AM (Tournament); 48 Readers

Ah Huh... Now she tells me it is the internet equiv of "Stage fright"..... phew.. all ok Eleanor..

01 Jan 2014 11:23AM (Tournament); 49 Readers

enough of this idle chit chat... This is croquet.. how dare you enjoy yourself..!

Terminator Toby picks up B and hits the corner ball... well done

01 Jan 2014 11:25AM (Tournament); 47 Readers

Runs hoop 1 off K with R as pioneer for H2

01 Jan 2014 11:25AM (Tournament); 47 Readers

Y is 2yds SE of H4

01 Jan 2014 11:26AM (Tournament); 48 Readers

Oh dear ..muffs the big split to H3 and ends up k @ 5 ish and way short of R pioneer at 2

01 Jan 2014 11:28AM (Tournament); 50 Readers

Shoote hard @ R and smacks it into H2.. it bounces back half yd...

01 Jan 2014 11:29AM (Tournament); 50 Readers

Cheeky beggar.... acknowleges the crown with a grin...

01 Jan 2014 11:29AM (Tournament); 51 Readers

Makes 2 abd rushes Y to B @ H5 getting good rush on K..

01 Jan 2014 11:30AM (Tournament); 51 Readers

Rushes K the 7 yds to bump into H4.... makes 4

01 Jan 2014 11:31AM (Tournament); 51 Readers

These good guys have lots of "lucky" shots....

01 Jan 2014 11:32AM (Tournament); 52 Readers

Good pio.. for 6.. tight control @H4... makes 4

01 Jan 2014 11:32AM (Tournament); 51 Readers

Make that pioneer for H5.... (You'll be old one day)

01 Jan 2014 11:33AM (Tournament); 51 Readers

Good Y pio to H6... [email protected] 5.. makes 5 off k

01 Jan 2014 11:34AM (Tournament); 50 Readers

K to early pio for 2B... R to pio 1B good approach to Y... pio @ H6..

Nice tight control... in the groove..

01 Jan 2014 11:36AM (Tournament); 48 Readers

Runs 6.. taps Y .. pops Y to WB ish SW of 1B... Runs 1B

01 Jan 2014 11:37AM (Tournament); 52 Readers

swaps Y and R.. rushes Y to C1 ish

01 Jan 2014 11:39AM (Tournament); 52 Readers

sends Y to 3B pion.. onto k @ 2B Runs 2B

01 Jan 2014 11:40AM (Tournament); 53 Readers

taps K rolls both to 3B a bit long...

01 Jan 2014 11:41AM (Tournament); 51 Readers

Y set high from 3B... makes hoop Over runs Y and

sends it 6" too far south..

01 Jan 2014 11:42AM (Tournament); 55 Readers

pops it forward and gets 4 yd rush on K....

cuts K well wo WB... tidies leave..

Nice round Toby..

01 Jan 2014 11:44AM (Tournament); 51 Readers

Both on 4B and H1.... Oh boy we have a game on our hands..... &&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&&

01 Jan 2014 11:53AM (Tournament); 56 Readers

Destroyer David plays Yellow and HITS... !! oh dear..

01 Jan 2014 11:55AM (Tournament); 53 Readers

Makes H1.. H2 looking a bit tricky 1y out on an angle .. shoots..

01 Jan 2014 11:56AM (Tournament); 52 Readers

and runs it ... he is a worry..

01 Jan 2014 11:56AM (Tournament); 50 Readers

Rolls both way down to H4 woa... over runs R by 7 yds..

01 Jan 2014 12:00PM (Tournament); 53 Readers

Just knicks the R roquet makes H3 and leaves R there for the delayed TP

01 Jan 2014 12:01PM (Tournament); 50 Readers

Makes 4 and rushes B back up to R @ 4B..

leaves B as escapee/poineer and T.O x red to good K pion.. @ H5

01 Jan 2014 12:02PM (Tournament); 53 Readers

Makes h5 and sends K to pio 1B goes to R @ 4B and manages to Jaws it

01 Jan 2014 12:09PM (Tournament); 53 Readers

Escapes to B for Hoop6.. makes 6 and T.O to the jawsed R in 4B

01 Jan 2014 12:10PM (Tournament); 53 Readers

rush peels R.. ...

Drives the croq shot R to 2B... going to K @ 1B...

01 Jan 2014 12:12PM (Tournament); 54 Readers

Makes 1B

01 Jan 2014 12:12PM (Tournament); 56 Readers

sends K towards peg and goes to B near H6... big split from H6sends B to 3B and Y onto R @ 2B

01 Jan 2014 12:14PM (Tournament); 54 Readers

Oh dear... there is a bit of lawn problem @ 2B.. ... Red won't stay put... I wonder if I should offer some superglue from the Terminator team support vehicle?

01 Jan 2014 12:18PM (Tournament); 52 Readers

No.. all sorted... nothing like a spoonful of dirt to get the game going..Y runs 2B.. and rushes red almost next to K at the peg.. the trick now is to Get R to penultimate and get onto K as well

01 Jan 2014 12:20PM (Tournament); 51 Readers

No worry for the grownup.. taps K then thick T.O to B @ 3B

01 Jan 2014 12:21PM (Tournament); 52 Readers

Pops B well forward from 3B and is 2 ft in front..

01 Jan 2014 12:22PM (Tournament); 54 Readers

Runs .. no problem

01 Jan 2014 12:22PM (Tournament); 53 Readers

B sent to pen and gets rush on R (for pen peel)

01 Jan 2014 12:23PM (Tournament); 53 Readers

1yd in front of pen for peel.... Bounces

01 Jan 2014 12:25PM (Tournament); 55 Readers

onto 4B... Makes .... L O N G...!...

01 Jan 2014 12:27PM (Tournament); 55 Readers

Needing to do a straight double now....

01 Jan 2014 12:30PM (Tournament); 60 Readers

K to rover pioneer

Yes... Peels Pen long and runs pen..

01 Jan 2014 12:32PM (Tournament); 57 Readers

Sends B deep to SB

01 Jan 2014 12:32PM (Tournament); 56 Readers

RushesR to 1yd in front

01 Jan 2014 12:33PM (Tournament); 54 Readers

Peels R.. 3yds but runs to side..

01 Jan 2014 12:33PM (Tournament); 54 Readers

Roquets K... T.o. to hoopRuns.... but knicks red...

01 Jan 2014 12:36PM (Tournament); 58 Readers

Tries for a 10 Y split pegout... R misses.. 2yds away..x peg

Onto K ..rushed to SB behind B...

01 Jan 2014 12:38PM (Tournament); 57 Readers

K sent to EB

01 Jan 2014 12:38PM (Tournament); 56 Readers

rushes B to W of H2

01 Jan 2014 12:39PM (Tournament); 53 Readers

thick t.o. to peg.. P.O Y

01 Jan 2014 12:41PM (Tournament); 57 Readers

toby picks K goes to NB

shoots @B....14 yd... R is for peg 2 yds away... no pressure... yeah right!

01 Jan 2014 12:44PM (Tournament); 57 Readers

Wait for the crowd.....

01 Jan 2014 12:44PM (Tournament); 63 Readers

Toby hits.... much applause...

01 Jan 2014 12:45PM (Tournament); 59 Readers

Oh boy it's all on now... Toby with only three balls and 15 hoops to make....

01 Jan 2014 12:46PM (Tournament); 57 Readers

Pops blue towards NB.gets rush on R

01 Jan 2014 12:46PM (Tournament); 60 Readers

R to Hoop 1 1 yd in front.. nice one sets R deep and runs .. hoop and Roq.. R to h3 onto B

01 Jan 2014 12:48PM (Tournament); 60 Readers

T.O to H2 1yd out..

01 Jan 2014 12:48PM (Tournament); 60 Readers

Blasts through to NB Taps B

01 Jan 2014 12:49PM (Tournament); 59 Readers

Splits B to H4 good and Good pos on R..

01 Jan 2014 12:49PM (Tournament); 59 Readers

Runs H3and gets nice rush on R (1 yd x B)

01 Jan 2014 12:50PM (Tournament); 63 Readers

pops R to H5

01 Jan 2014 12:50PM (Tournament); 63 Readers

Rush to hoop (1ft)

01 Jan 2014 12:51PM (Tournament); 64 Readers

makes 4

01 Jan 2014 12:51PM (Tournament); 64 Readers

cruising under control... looks good..

01 Jan 2014 12:52PM (Tournament); 63 Readers

Makes 5 and 6 Nah not in the same stroke... Audrey was talking to me)

01 Jan 2014 12:55PM (Tournament); 58 Readers

Sticks on 1B ARGH..!

01 Jan 2014 12:55PM (Tournament); 57 Readers

David calls ref... crunch time 7 yds to black in the hoop...

01 Jan 2014 12:56PM (Tournament); 55 Readers

Hits...

01 Jan 2014 12:57PM (Tournament); 55 Readers

T.Off to peg...... .... good night nurse..

David wins game 2 26FTP 15

01 Jan 2014 12:58PM (Tournament); 56 Readers

Time to finish mu lunch.....

One game each.... What a match

01 Jan 2014 12:59PM (Tournament); 54 Readers

Bring it on..... ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

01 Jan 2014 1:26PM (Tournament); 65 Readers

Much to..ing and fro..ing..

R&Y together on the SB..

Toby halfway up the WB and in C3..

Shoots from WB and hits R.

01 Jan 2014 1:29PM (Tournament); 64 Readers

pops R 1yd in and rushes Y to H1.. little bit long but ok

01 Jan 2014 1:29PM (Tournament); 63 Readers

sets Y 3yds up and runs 1 long... makes 3 yd return sending y in behind R on the SB... Amazing these lucky shots they have..

01 Jan 2014 1:31PM (Tournament); 64 Readers

pops Y up a bit and gets rush on R...

01 Jan 2014 1:33PM (Tournament); 58 Readers

Blasts R right up to C3... crashes into B...!

01 Jan 2014 1:33PM (Tournament); 61 Readers

R is corner ball and B is half yd along NB..

01 Jan 2014 1:34PM (Tournament); 63 Readers

Pops R in a yd and gets good rush on B

01 Jan 2014 1:35PM (Tournament); 57 Readers

Makes 2 and rushed B to H1 area....

01 Jan 2014 1:36PM (Tournament); 60 Readers

Rolls to H4 pio..and rushes Y all the way to C3 by Red..

01 Jan 2014 1:37PM (Tournament); 64 Readers

Pops y 2ys in x corner 3

01 Jan 2014 1:37PM (Tournament); 62 Readers

rushes R to H3.. Sets deep..

01 Jan 2014 1:38PM (Tournament); 61 Readers

runs 3 sends R to H5 pion....nicely to B @ H4 1' out

01 Jan 2014 1:39PM (Tournament); 65 Readers

Hoop and Roq.. bum..

01 Jan 2014 1:39PM (Tournament); 65 Readers

Pops B up to pioneer H6 nice.. and gets onto R @ H5.... 1' out

01 Jan 2014 1:40PM (Tournament); 67 Readers

over runs R continuation R and rushes it to behind Rover.. oops.. not happy

01 Jan 2014 1:42PM (Tournament); 57 Readers

T.O. to Y in C3... well done..

01 Jan 2014 1:44PM (Tournament); 58 Readers

Makes 6 then goes round the houses to get all into play prior to making 1B off Y

01 Jan 2014 1:46PM (Tournament); 0 Readers

B is at 2B Sends R towards WB. and back onto Y @ 1B

01 Jan 2014 1:47PM (Tournament); 27 Readers

Sends Y to 3b and on to B @ 2B.. cuts B a bit closer 3' out

01 Jan 2014 1:49PM (Tournament); 24 Readers

Sets B deep and runs 2B long..

01 Jan 2014 1:50PM (Tournament); 7 Readers

short rush to pop blue towards H5

01 Jan 2014 1:51PM (Tournament); 24 Readers

Welll we are back online now...

01 Jan 2014 2:09PM (Tournament); 22 Readers

Toby completes his leave after 3 back ... NSL. Well done Toby

David not appearing to be worried takes the long shot down the eastern and..

01 Jan 2014 2:11PM (Tournament); 21 Readers

Hits.. No trouble..

01 Jan 2014 2:11PM (Tournament); 22 Readers

While I was "DOWN" David zooms round to 1B and.......... STICKS... bother..

01 Jan 2014 2:16PM (Tournament); 22 Readers

Toby plays Blue onto K then onto .. rush peeling R and on to H1..

01 Jan 2014 2:18PM (Tournament); 26 Readers

Makes one and double pioneers H3 before making H2 off K..

01 Jan 2014 2:19PM (Tournament); 29 Readers

he will be thinking of hi triple.. Makes 2 and has al balls @ 3 / 4B..

01 Jan 2014 2:20PM (Tournament); 31 Readers

pops Y to H4 pioneer

01 Jan 2014 2:21PM (Tournament); 34 Readers

overruns B and pops it a bit closer to 4B

01 Jan 2014 2:22PM (Tournament); 33 Readers

manages to just about jawse K in 4B almost.. loads 6 and then runs 4

01 Jan 2014 2:24PM (Tournament); 32 Readers

pops Y to 6 and slightly overruns R (for H5

01 Jan 2014 2:25PM (Tournament); 33 Readers

pops R deep and runs 5 nicely.. gets the rush on R to wards C4

01 Jan 2014 2:26PM (Tournament); 30 Readers

Pops R to 1B and gets posn on K (at 4B)

01 Jan 2014 2:27PM (Tournament); 37 Readers

Rush peels K... yee ha..

01 Jan 2014 2:27PM (Tournament); 36 Readers

rolls both to H6/penult

01 Jan 2014 2:28PM (Tournament); 37 Readers

the pass roll lets Toby get behind Y for easier hoop approach..

01 Jan 2014 2:28PM (Tournament); 37 Readers

Runs 6

01 Jan 2014 2:28PM (Tournament); 36 Readers

knicks K over .. lining up for peel with Y as escapee.. good R @ 1B

01 Jan 2014 2:30PM (Tournament); 36 Readers

Missed the peel and K runs 1.5 yds past hoop

01 Jan 2014 2:30PM (Tournament); 39 Readers

rushes Y to NB then sends it to 2B beautifully .. x going to 1B

01 Jan 2014 2:31PM (Tournament); 40 Readers

Nice tight approach.. but off line.. BOUNCES... !

01 Jan 2014 2:32PM (Tournament); 39 Readers

Ah well the good news for Toby is thet David (R) is wired from him...

01 Jan 2014 2:34PM (Tournament); 40 Readers

David shoots @ midfiels K but misses.... to the WB..

01 Jan 2014 2:35PM (Tournament); 38 Readers

Toby hits K onto B... rushing to the NB nth of H2

01 Jan 2014 2:36PM (Tournament); 38 Readers

T.O to Y @ H1... rushes Y upfield to penult...

01 Jan 2014 2:37PM (Tournament); 39 Readers

makes penult l.o.n.g...... 12 yds but hits Y on the return 10 yarder..

01 Jan 2014 2:38PM (Tournament); 42 Readers

t.o. from y (on the NB) and cut rushes B to the peg

01 Jan 2014 2:39PM (Tournament); 43 Readers

looks to be rolling to Rover with both.. B very deep towards SB and K 1.5 y at a slight angle..

01 Jan 2014 2:40PM (Tournament); 41 Readers

Blasts through to SB and B..

01 Jan 2014 2:41PM (Tournament); 41 Readers

nice shot gives him a rush on R..

01 Jan 2014 2:43PM (Tournament); 39 Readers

Big T.off to Y on the NB

01 Jan 2014 2:44PM (Tournament); 38 Readers

Rushes Y to C4

01 Jan 2014 2:45PM (Tournament); 37 Readers

thick T.off to B hides? Y behind H2 ... maybe wired .. toby on his tommy checking... ... Now checking from the SB...

01 Jan 2014 2:48PM (Tournament); 40 Readers

Must be tricky coz he's carefully checking where to place K in this last shot.. .. K on the EB half a yd x B

01 Jan 2014 2:50PM (Tournament); 39 Readers

David carefully checking it out...

01 Jan 2014 2:50PM (Tournament); 38 Readers

Notes... lots of pegouts going on round here.. Chris Clark.. 1 up

Jenny wins hers

Aaro wins his..

Greg is one up

Paddy just starts an has made 1b

01 Jan 2014 2:54PM (Tournament); 36 Readers

David... (doesn't have a lift) and shoots to corner 3 threatening B&K and going behind play..

01 Jan 2014 2:56PM (Tournament); 34 Readers

Toby cut-rushes K to the SB near R.. rushes R to 1B and it sticks almost in the hoop.

01 Jan 2014 2:58PM (Tournament); 33 Readers

Now I'm bac... BBB computers

01 Jan 2014 3:46PM (Tournament); 36 Readers

toby attempts to crash throug 1B and sticks but sends R way down field...

01 Jan 2014 3:47PM (Tournament); 37 Readers

Now I'm up with the play...

David got in.. Went round W Y all the way and.... Goodnight K which was on the peg...

01 Jan 2014 3:49PM (Tournament); 41 Readers

Here was I thinking he (david) was a nice man..

01 Jan 2014 3:49PM (Tournament); 42 Readers

Toby shoots his remaining ball B at Y.. Halfway up the EB.... missing it by a whisker..

01 Jan 2014 3:51PM (Tournament); 44 Readers

Y rushes him right up to C3 the T.off to his R on C4.. R is on 2B

01 Jan 2014 3:52PM (Tournament); 42 Readers

Rolls both to C1 ish.. His hoop

01 Jan 2014 3:54PM (Tournament); 43 Readers

Still taking his time sorting the best place to put Y

01 Jan 2014 3:55PM (Tournament); 41 Readers

Toby is champing at the bit up in C3 waiting for his turn...

These guys are great to watch and "look after" .. They get on with it.. and don't mess about...

01 Jan 2014 3:57PM (Tournament); 37 Readers

Toby shoots to C4 to threaten the 3B hoop..

01 Jan 2014 3:57PM (Tournament); 38 Readers

R onto Y and WB... David picking his spot to hide from Toby ... 8 yds up WB looking good...

01 Jan 2014 3:59PM (Tournament); 37 Readers

Notes.. Paddy wins first game TP I think... into second game now.. just made hoop 2 with first ball

01 Jan 2014 4:05PM (Tournament); 41 Readers

Well its going again...

Toby shoots to WB to threaten H2B

David doesn't worry and makes 2B.. but runs out when sending both balls to 3B..

01 Jan 2014 4:11PM (Tournament); 37 Readers

Toby shoots to mid SB to threaten..

01 Jan 2014 4:11PM (Tournament); 38 Readers

David Hits onto Y then takes off and roquets B.. on the SB

01 Jan 2014 4:12PM (Tournament); 37 Readers

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in the gathering of balls.. david lines in B then goes back and picks up K !!!!! and pops b forward.... !!

01 Jan 2014 4:14PM (Tournament); 38 Readers

Not fatal... goes and gets red and carries on.. (Yes the ref was called)

01 Jan 2014 4:14PM (Tournament); 40 Readers

.. B now in C3 and R set w a dolly rush to 3B

01 Jan 2014 4:16PM (Tournament); 40 Readers

Toby shoots to ........

01 Jan 2014 4:17PM (Tournament); 46 Readers

C3.. where he is already... now just out of the corner

01 Jan 2014 4:18PM (Tournament); 43 Readers

R makes 3B and returns to Y.. into C4

01 Jan 2014 4:19PM (Tournament); 40 Readers

Rolls back behind H4 on the SB trying for the wiring from Toby in C3

01 Jan 2014 4:21PM (Tournament); 38 Readers

He has got Y a bit far and too close to the boundary so.. just looking to get R hidden....

01 Jan 2014 4:22PM (Tournament); 41 Readers

Toby looking right down the field @ Y...

01 Jan 2014 4:23PM (Tournament); 40 Readers

Strong is wind gusts... Just misses..

01 Jan 2014 4:23PM (Tournament); 42 Readers

I bet David will be a bit worried about next time.. HOWEVER.. he now has 3 balls to play with and 4 hoops to make

01 Jan 2014 4:24PM (Tournament); 43 Readers

plays Y (peg ball) onto B..then leaves it on the SB and T.off to R.. rushing it halfway up the EB

01 Jan 2014 4:25PM (Tournament); 42 Readers

Rolls to C3 is for a longest shot option.

01 Jan 2014 4:26PM (Tournament); 40 Readers

News... Greg Bryant just pegs out V Jeff Soo USA. (3Back and 4Back).. 2/0............... congrats Greg .. but please.... we have only so many heart pills.

01 Jan 2014 4:29PM (Tournament); 39 Readers

Toby to C2.. David runs 4B... lift time.. doesn't get a rush to penult

Lays up 1/3 up EB w Y and just out of C4 with R

01 Jan 2014 4:31PM (Tournament); 37 Readers

Toby looking for the double from the B..

01 Jan 2014 4:32PM (Tournament); 38 Readers

wind still gusting..

01 Jan 2014 4:32PM (Tournament); 39 Readers

Shoots and HITS... Yum Yum..Yellow sending it in to H4

01 Jan 2014 4:33PM (Tournament); 37 Readers

R still in C4 ish.. make that 1/2 yd North

01 Jan 2014 4:34PM (Tournament); 39 Readers

Toby pass splits Y to 2B (long ) and almost gets posn on his 1B hoop

01 Jan 2014 4:35PM (Tournament); 39 Readers

He pops it onto the running side but doesn't look happy David has a look and rubs his chin...

01 Jan 2014 4:36PM (Tournament); 39 Readers

David plays safe and goes wide on the EB 6 yds up..where R is almost a corner 4 ball

01 Jan 2014 4:39PM (Tournament); 42 Readers

Toby is rejected @ 1B but it appears to be better 6" right in front..

01 Jan 2014 4:40PM (Tournament); 41 Readers

David plays onto Y sending it to 10yds up EB

01 Jan 2014 4:40PM (Tournament); 44 Readers

looking to t.off to Blue to "spoil his day"

01 Jan 2014 4:41PM (Tournament); 44 Readers

has good pos on B and rushes him in towards his penult.... does an odd approach sending Bup to the NB off H2..

Gets position on pen. though

01 Jan 2014 4:43PM (Tournament); 44 Readers

and runs pen right down past rover

01 Jan 2014 4:43PM (Tournament); 44 Readers

.. looking to hide R on the SB behind H4 from Blue

01 Jan 2014 4:44PM (Tournament); 45 Readers

Y is just open to B... y is 11 yds up the EB

Red is just out of C4 on the SB..

01 Jan 2014 4:46PM (Tournament); 45 Readers

Toby muffs his shot at Y and Y rushes him into C4.

01 Jan 2014 4:47PM (Tournament); 43 Readers

next to R

01 Jan 2014 4:48PM (Tournament); 41 Readers

Sends Blue way up to mid way ~ H1~H2

01 Jan 2014 4:49PM (Tournament); 41 Readers

runs Y out at EB 67 yds up....

01 Jan 2014 4:52PM (Tournament); 43 Readers

Toby shoots at Y and just misses..

01 Jan 2014 4:53PM (Tournament); 43 Readers

Y rushes B to C4..

01 Jan 2014 4:53PM (Tournament); 41 Readers

Sends B diagonally to mid far side.. turns and hits R..

01 Jan 2014 4:55PM (Tournament); 41 Readers

Checking on wiring..

01 Jan 2014 4:55PM (Tournament); 41 Readers

.. Setting dolly rush from the C4 to Rover.. laying yello open to Blue..

01 Jan 2014 4:57PM (Tournament); 46 Readers

Toby shoots abd just misses Y .... into C4 next to R.. oh Dear... David tidies up his rush on Y and sends Y to rover good roll in

01 Jan 2014 4:59PM (Tournament); 49 Readers

Sticks in Rover.... Toby lives !

01 Jan 2014 4:59PM (Tournament); 49 Readers

it is a 16 yarder to R and yellow...

01 Jan 2014 5:00PM (Tournament); 49 Readers

Shoots and hits Y halfway up to 1B

01 Jan 2014 5:00PM (Tournament); 51 Readers

takes off and gets to th south side of R in Rover.. 2 yds with R sticking out..

01 Jan 2014 5:01PM (Tournament); 48 Readers

Splat...

01 Jan 2014 5:02PM (Tournament); 45 Readers

Red is up on the NB

01 Jan 2014 5:03PM (Tournament); 46 Readers

Splits R to 2B and gets hoop pos... what a shoT

01 Jan 2014 5:04PM (Tournament); 46 Readers

Toby runs 1B but only 4"... bother....

01 Jan 2014 5:05PM (Tournament); 49 Readers

Hoop being tightened.. No lift for David coz of the earlier peg off.

01 Jan 2014 5:06PM (Tournament); 46 Readers

Toby gets his jacket on..looks like a sweeper shot ... nah...

01 Jan 2014 5:07PM (Tournament); 48 Readers

I think he will try to get down to the WB half way tween R&Y Yes does that BUT

01 Jan 2014 5:09PM (Tournament); 47 Readers

Fault called... David says put it back and takes red away to C4

01 Jan 2014 5:11PM (Tournament); 45 Readers

Liz remarks ball .. Toby has another go.. 2 refs watching

01 Jan 2014 5:12PM (Tournament); 48 Readers

Clean shot ... but.. shaves past the remaining ball (Y) ..

01 Jan 2014 5:13PM (Tournament); 48 Readers

B might be wired from R but David plays safe.. hits Y onto Blue .. Pops it to H4 and pegs off Y.. B on 2B

01 Jan 2014 5:15PM (Tournament); 45 Readers

Toby Shoots at R and misses.... Brave man?

01 Jan 2014 5:16PM (Tournament); 44 Readers

Both corner balls touching... R takes off fpr rover but goes a bit far.. he won't be able to sit in front and goes 3 yds up WB

Toby shoots and misses by 6"

01 Jan 2014 5:18PM (Tournament); 43 Readers

Red cuts him over to 5 yds WNW of rover... rolls in and gets 1 yd in front with B behind

01 Jan 2014 5:20PM (Tournament); 45 Readers

RUNS IT.... BRAVE SHOT..

Hits Blue ... GOODNIGHT NURSE

01 Jan 2014 5:21PM (Tournament); 47 Readers

WELL Done USA First match

01 Jan 2014 5:21PM (Tournament); 45 Readers

Toby 1 USA 2.

01 Jan 2014 5:21PM (Tournament); 44 Readers

Over and out..

01 Jan 2014 5:22PM (Tournament); 43 Readers

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