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Toby (Blue) to EB 1y N of 4
15 Jan 2014 8:03AM (Tournament); 28 Readers
Samir (Yellow) just S of II
15 Jan 2014 8:04AM (Tournament); 28 Readers
Toby shoots from A baulk and hits. Takes off to Yellow - 2y roquet. Rolls Yellow to 2y E of WB level with penult. Retires to EB behind Blue, with a rush to Yellow. Black and Blue are at the max length position (about 2y S of the peg)
15 Jan 2014 8:07AM (Tournament); 28 Readers
Samir shoots down the EB and misses by 2 inches.
15 Jan 2014 8:10AM (Tournament); 33 Readers
Toby (Black) rushes Blue to Yellow, loads 2 and rushes Yellow to 6 inches W of 1
15 Jan 2014 8:12AM (Tournament); 35 Readers
Runs 1 and splits Yellow to 3. Has a long approach to 2, but copes and gets the 3bb going.
15 Jan 2014 8:14AM (Tournament); 40 Readers
Takes croquet with Yellow 4ft W of the hoop. Perfect approach. Runs 3.
15 Jan 2014 8:16AM (Tournament); 40 Readers
Takes off from Yellow on the EB 2y N of peg-high, going to Red in IV. Sends Yellow 4y infield. Croquets Red to 5. All 4 balls now under control
15 Jan 2014 8:18AM (Tournament); 48 Readers
Toby takes Black to 4b.
15 Jan 2014 8:33AM (Tournament); 81 Readers
Samir thinks about the 9-yarder from Yellow to Black. Swings a few times. Picks up Yellow to take the 22-yarder from B baulk. Misses by half a ball.
15 Jan 2014 8:36AM (Tournament); 84 Readers
Toby rushes Black to the WB 4y N of Red.
15 Jan 2014 8:37AM (Tournament); 84 Readers
Loads 2 and rushes Red into the jaws of 1
15 Jan 2014 8:39AM (Tournament); 83 Readers
Split to load 3 sends Red 3y NE of 3. Makes 2 to the boundary, and roquets Black
15 Jan 2014 8:41AM (Tournament); 87 Readers
Split to load 4 leaves Blue short of Red, so he takes crouet 3y NE of 3. The approach hits the dry patch in front of 3 and keeps on rolling..... stops next to the hoop.
15 Jan 2014 8:43AM (Tournament); 90 Readers
Blue retires to III.
Red is halfway between 3 and 4.
15 Jan 2014 8:44AM (Tournament); 93 Readers
Samir hits the 6-yarder, rushing Black to 2y W of 3
15 Jan 2014 8:45AM (Tournament); 96 Readers
Goes to Blue in III, and over-hits the shot to get a rush on Red. Rushes to middle of SB, and approaches 1 getting a 2ft hoop. Sticks.
15 Jan 2014 8:49AM (Tournament); 101 Readers
Toby shoots with Blue at Black from next to 2. Black is at his hoop (3). Hits.
15 Jan 2014 8:50AM (Tournament); 101 Readers
Takes off to Yellow, and stops 1y NNE of the ball in the jaws of 1.
15 Jan 2014 8:52AM (Tournament); 105 Readers
Plays a good stoppo sending Red 7y N of 4, perfect position at hoop.
15 Jan 2014 8:53AM (Tournament); 104 Readers
Sends Black to 5y NE of 5, and rushes Red to Yellow. Gets rush on Yellow to 4. Rushes short by 3.5y
15 Jan 2014 8:55AM (Tournament); 110 Readers
The approach to 4 leaves a slightly angled 2-footer. Slams it into the wire.
15 Jan 2014 8:56AM (Tournament); 110 Readers
Yellow is 3y SW of 4, no shot on Blue on the wire of 4. Takes the 9-yarder on Red SW of 5. Misses to the WB
15 Jan 2014 8:57AM (Tournament); 108 Readers
Toby is not on the wire - he runs the hoop and roquets Black. Takes croquet 2y S of the peg.Takes off to Red and rushes it to 5. No pioneer at 6.
15 Jan 2014 8:59AM (Tournament); 113 Readers
Makes 5 and gets rush on Black to Yellow on the WB. Declines it and roquets Red next to 5. Sends Red to 1b and rushes Black to 6.
15 Jan 2014 9:01AM (Tournament); 115 Readers
Makes 6 and rushes Black to 2y W of 5. Loads 2b, leaving a 5-yarder on Yellow. Hits it
15 Jan 2014 9:03AM (Tournament); 118 Readers
Toby now has all 4 balls under control, but will not have a chance to do any peeling before 4b. A good leave and a clip on the peg is probably more important than a couple of peels.
15 Jan 2014 9:04AM (Tournament); 121 Readers
Makes 3b to peg-high. Has 2-yarder on pivot. Rushes Yellow to middle of SB.
15 Jan 2014 9:09AM (Tournament); 122 Readers
Rushes Black to 1ft E of 4b. The approach is very slick, but he gets good hoop position. Runs the hoop to the boundary and has a 6-yard return. Rushes Black to middle of EB
15 Jan 2014 9:12AM (Tournament); 131 Readers
Toby gets just through penult, and has a hampered shot at Red. Nicks the 2-yarder.
15 Jan 2014 9:15AM (Tournament); 129 Readers
He sends Red to the peg, and Black joins it 4y E of the peg.
15 Jan 2014 9:16AM (Tournament); 124 Readers
Makes rover off Yellow and sends it to 2y W of the EB level with penult. Red is at the peg. Black on the EB level with rover, with a rush on Blue to Yellow.
15 Jan 2014 9:20AM (Tournament); 130 Readers
Samir lifts Red from the peg and shoots down the EB. Bad swing results in Red howling down the lawn with some side-spin, hitting Blue doen to the SB
15 Jan 2014 9:23AM (Tournament); 136 Readers
Takes off and gets rush on Black to 3. Cuts perfectly towards Yellow, stopping 4y short.
15 Jan 2014 9:24AM (Tournament); 132 Readers
Splits Black to 2 getting dolly rush on Yellow. Rushes to 1y SW of 1.
15 Jan 2014 9:25AM (Tournament); 130 Readers
Makes 1, loads 3 with Yellow going to Black at 2. 3bb now under control.
15 Jan 2014 9:27AM (Tournament); 137 Readers
Rushes Black to IV after 2. Splits Black to 4 going to Blue on the SB, but rolls out next to Blue.
15 Jan 2014 9:29AM (Tournament); 133 Readers
15 Jan 2014 9:30AM (Tournament); 134 Readers
Toby declines the 2-yarder with Blue, and hits the 6-yarder with Black. Rushes Red to NB behind 4b. The hoop 3 pioneer (Yellow) is a good 4b pioneer.
15 Jan 2014 9:31AM (Tournament); 133 Readers
Red is placed at penult and 4b made, hitting Yellowin the shot.
15 Jan 2014 9:32AM (Tournament); 141 Readers
Yellow goes to rover. Penult is failed from a few inches.
15 Jan 2014 9:34AM (Tournament); 143 Readers
Black is in the jaws of penult
15 Jan 2014 9:35AM (Tournament); 144 Readers
Samir lifts Yellow and hits Blue from the end of A baulk.
15 Jan 2014 9:37AM (Tournament); 145 Readers
Sends Blue to 2 (3y short) and uses Red to get a rush on Black towards 1. Red is sent to 3. The rush stops 2y SSW of 1, and gives Toby 50% of his remaining hoops.
15 Jan 2014 9:39AM (Tournament); 141 Readers
Makes 1 and has the 4bb under control immediately. Takes croquet for 2 from 4ft SE, but gets good hoop position and runs the hoop.
15 Jan 2014 9:40AM (Tournament); 142 Readers
Red is rushed into the jaws of 3, so Samir peels his partner. He has now made 2 hoops and done 2 peels.
15 Jan 2014 9:43AM (Tournament); 137 Readers
Samir takes the break to 4b.
15 Jan 2014 9:55AM (Tournament); 140 Readers
Samir sets an OSL:
15 Jan 2014 9:58AM (Tournament); 143 Readers
Toby lifs Black to B baulk and lines up the shooting gallery
15 Jan 2014 9:59AM (Tournament); 147 Readers
Misses Blue.....misses Yellow.....middles Red
15 Jan 2014 10:00AM (Tournament); 146 Readers
Rushes Yellow to 2y SW of rover
15 Jan 2014 10:01AM (Tournament); 144 Readers
Gets angled hoop shot - slams it through to the boundary and has a 8-yarder on Yellow.
15 Jan 2014 10:02AM (Tournament); 147 Readers
Rushes Yellow to 5y SW of 4. Takes off to Blue which is 5ft infield on the EB, peg-high
15 Jan 2014 10:03AM (Tournament); 146 Readers
Does not get the rush on Blue. Will be pegging out from the EB.
15 Jan 2014 10:04AM (Tournament); 148 Readers
Blue hits the peg! Black has a 3-yarder that moves the peg a couple of inches.
Game 1 to NZ
15 Jan 2014 10:05AM (Tournament); 145 Readers
15 Jan 2014 10:12AM (Tournament); 149 Readers
Samir sends Blue to the EB level with rover
15 Jan 2014 10:12AM (Tournament); 150 Readers
Toby plays Yellow to just S of II
15 Jan 2014 10:13AM (Tournament); 146 Readers
Samir plays Black from corner III - mis-hits badly and misses by 18 inches
15 Jan 2014 10:14AM (Tournament); 148 Readers
Toby shoots at Blue and misses
15 Jan 2014 10:16AM (Tournament); 146 Readers
Sair rushes Red to the middle of the NB, loads 2 and hits Yellow. Yellow is sent to 5y WNW of 1. Joins Black 2y N of IV
15 Jan 2014 10:19AM (Tournament); 143 Readers
Toby shoots with Yellow at Red and misses. Red is next to 2, Yellow on NB N of Red. Black and Blue close to IV
15 Jan 2014 10:21AM (Tournament); 145 Readers
Samir rushes Blue to middle of NB. Sends Blue to 2, hits Yellow and sends it peg-high between 1 and 2. The rush on Red stops 2y E of 1
15 Jan 2014 10:23AM (Tournament); 136 Readers
Good approach and makes 1. Instant 4bb
15 Jan 2014 10:24AM (Tournament); 135 Readers
Samir rushes Red into 3, and plays a croquet stroke accross the face of the hoop. Black rolls a few inches too far, and a 2-inch hoop becomes a 4-inch 45 degree hoop. It rejects leaving Red a 1y shot
15 Jan 2014 10:29AM (Tournament); 131 Readers
15 Jan 2014 10:29AM (Tournament); 128 Readers
Toby sends Blck towards 2 (3y short) and rushes Yellow to 2y N of the middle of the SB. Takes off to Blue, rushes it to 3y ESE of 1
15 Jan 2014 10:31AM (Tournament); 123 Readers
Hoop approach leaves a slightly angled 2ft shot. Slams it through and hit Blue, saving him a long return roquet
15 Jan 2014 10:32AM (Tournament); 125 Readers
Blue is sent to 3 with a good croquet stroke, getting a rush on Black
15 Jan 2014 10:32AM (Tournament); 128 Readers
Makes 3 and hits the 7y return roquet. Black is 3y N of 4.
15 Jan 2014 10:36AM (Tournament); 143 Readers
Takes off from the NB behind Yellow (2y N of the SB)!!
15 Jan 2014 10:36AM (Tournament); 138 Readers
Rushes Yellow to 5, takes off to Black and rushes it to 4. Makes 4 to the boundary
15 Jan 2014 10:38AM (Tournament); 140 Readers
Toby makes 6 and rushes Black to 5y SW of the peg. Takes off to Blue which is still 2y S and 4y W of corner II, gets a rush to the middle of the NB.Sends Blue to 2b going to Yellow at 1b - Blue stops 3.5y N of 2b
15 Jan 2014 10:43AM (Tournament); 149 Readers
Toby runs 1b by 16 yards, and has to roquet Black. He rushes it to the EB level with 5.
15 Jan 2014 10:44AM (Tournament); 152 Readers
A thick take-off loads 3b, leaving a 4-yarder on Yellow by 1b. It is rushed to corner II
15 Jan 2014 10:45AM (Tournament); 156 Readers
Croquets Yellow to 2y S of the peg, and rushes Blue to 2y N of 2b
15 Jan 2014 10:46AM (Tournament); 152 Readers
Blue joins Yellow at the peg for a spread.
15 Jan 2014 10:49AM (Tournament); 151 Readers
Toby runs 3b to level with the peg. Declines the return roquet and rushes Yellow to the middle of the WB
15 Jan 2014 10:50AM (Tournament); 153 Readers
15 Jan 2014 10:57AM (Tournament); 152 Readers
Samir lifts Black to corner III and shoots at Blue down the EB. Hits hard and misses by a couple of inches.
15 Jan 2014 10:59AM (Tournament); 162 Readers
Toby rushes Red to 2y E of corner II. Takes off to Blue on the EB. Hits the 5-yarder.
15 Jan 2014 11:01AM (Tournament); 165 Readers
Sends Blue to 2y SE of 1. Roquets Black and sends it to 1y SE of 3
15 Jan 2014 11:04AM (Tournament); 154 Readers
Yellow is in corner II with a rush to 1.
15 Jan 2014 11:05AM (Tournament); 163 Readers
Samir shoots Blue into corner IV
15 Jan 2014 11:07AM (Tournament); 160 Readers
Toby rushes to 3yds SW of 1
15 Jan 2014 11:08AM (Tournament); 161 Readers
Decent approach, fails 1, probably runs next time, just
15 Jan 2014 11:09AM (Tournament); 158 Readers
Samir shoots Black at Blue, misses 2ft right
15 Jan 2014 11:10AM (Tournament); 162 Readers
Toby doesn't like the hoop shot so is shooting at Black and Blue in corner IV
15 Jan 2014 11:11AM (Tournament); 159 Readers
Nicks Black across the corner
15 Jan 2014 11:11AM (Tournament); 156 Readers
Rushes Blue towards Red (6y N of 1), loads 2 and rushes Red to 1y SE of 1
15 Jan 2014 11:13AM (Tournament); 156 Readers
Runs 1 hard and has a 3y return roquet. Sends Red to 3 going to Blue at 2. Red ends up 3y SW of 3
15 Jan 2014 11:15AM (Tournament); 153 Readers
Makes 2 and sends Blue to 4, getting a rush on Red. Rushes to 1ft SW of 3. The ground in front of 3 is very hard and fast.
15 Jan 2014 11:17AM (Tournament); 147 Readers
Gets good approach to 3, makes the hoop hard rushing Red to the EB just S of peg-high
15 Jan 2014 11:18AM (Tournament); 150 Readers
Loads 5 with Rd (2y S) going to Black in IV. Now has 4bb under control
15 Jan 2014 11:19AM (Tournament); 150 Readers
Toby takes his break around to 4b, and runs 4b to the boundary. The 6-yard return roquet is missed.
15 Jan 2014 11:35AM (Tournament); 151 Readers
Yellow is on the SB 5y W of corner IV.
15 Jan 2014 11:36AM (Tournament); 151 Readers
15 Jan 2014 11:36AM (Tournament); 153 Readers
Samir has a 6-yarder on Red, or a 7-yarder on Blue. Or he can take a lift to get a 6-yarder on Blue from B baulk, or an 9-yarder on Yellow.
15 Jan 2014 11:37AM (Tournament); 151 Readers
He takes the shot from Black to Red - 6 yards. Blue is at Black's hoop. Rushes Red to the SB 4y W of Yellow
15 Jan 2014 11:38AM (Tournament); 148 Readers
Sends Red to 3y N of 4 (the court is very fast around 4), and takes off from Yellow to 3. Takes croquet with Blue right in front of the jaws
15 Jan 2014 11:41AM (Tournament); 153 Readers
Makes 3 and loads 5 with Blue. Takes croquet with Red 1y N of 4. Decides to take off and run the hoop to Yellow on the boundary.
15 Jan 2014 11:44AM (Tournament); 147 Readers
Samir now has a 4bb under control
15 Jan 2014 11:45AM (Tournament); 142 Readers
Samir grovels through 6 and can't hit the reception ball. Has a shot at the 1b pioneer, and hits it.
15 Jan 2014 11:50AM (Tournament); 143 Readers
Takes off to rush Yellow (the reception ball at 6) to 1b, but is well short. Now faces a 7-yard side-on approach to 1b.
15 Jan 2014 11:51AM (Tournament); 143 Readers
The approach to 1b is dreadfully short , leaving a 2y 45 degree hoop shot. Samir retires to corner II.
15 Jan 2014 11:52AM (Tournament); 144 Readers
Black is in corner II
15 Jan 2014 11:53AM (Tournament); 144 Readers
Toby rushes Yellow to the SB level with 4. Takes off to Red, and rushes it to the WB level with 5.
15 Jan 2014 11:54AM (Tournament); 147 Readers
Sends Red to 2y N of 4b. Puts Yellow 3y SW of the corner to guard the shot from corner II. It also gives Yellow a handy rush to penult.
15 Jan 2014 11:56AM (Tournament); 144 Readers
Samir emerges from lunch and shoots with Black at Red and Yellow
15 Jan 2014 12:33PM (Tournament); 118 Readers
15 Jan 2014 12:33PM (Tournament); 117 Readers
Sends Red to 2back rolling to Blue, goes off the South boundary.
15 Jan 2014 12:35PM (Tournament); 116 Readers
Toby shoots Red at Blue (16yds)
15 Jan 2014 12:35PM (Tournament); 117 Readers
15 Jan 2014 12:35PM (Tournament); 118 Readers
Takes off to the wrong side of Black
15 Jan 2014 12:37PM (Tournament); 114 Readers
Sends Black to 4y W of the peg, and roquets Yellow. Has a 5y split to get in front of 4b. Powers the 4ft straight hoop shot to the boundary
15 Jan 2014 12:40PM (Tournament); 117 Readers
Rushes Yellow to 2y N of 4. Sends it to 7y N of 1, and cuts Black to 4y W of penult. The approach to penult leaves him with an angled 4-ft shot, which he plays obtaining a rush on Black to rover.
15 Jan 2014 12:41PM (Tournament); 119 Readers
Powers through rover to the SB, and has a 2y shot on Black
15 Jan 2014 12:42PM (Tournament); 119 Readers
Sends Black to the WB 3y N of peg-high. Rushes Yellow close to corner III, and sends it to the EB 2ft N of the corner spot. Sends Blue to 4y SE of penult, and retires Red to 18 inches N of Yellow
15 Jan 2014 12:46PM (Tournament); 118 Readers
15 Jan 2014 12:46PM (Tournament); 120 Readers
Samir lifts Blue to corner 1, to shoot at Black - the longest shot on the lawn. He wants to make Toby work for the finish.
15 Jan 2014 12:48PM (Tournament); 120 Readers
Misses to corner II
15 Jan 2014 12:49PM (Tournament); 117 Readers
Toby cuts Red to 5y SE of the peg.Takes off to Blue in corner II - stops less than 1ft from it.
15 Jan 2014 12:50PM (Tournament); 116 Readers
Takes off to Black. gets a rush to the peg, cuttable to penult
15 Jan 2014 12:52PM (Tournament); 115 Readers
Rushes black to 1y SE of penult
15 Jan 2014 12:52PM (Tournament); 113 Readers
Makes penult to 2y S of the peg. Tries to hit the 7y shot on Black, but hits the peg and bounces to 3y E of Blue on the NB.
15 Jan 2014 12:54PM (Tournament); 116 Readers
The shot on Red would have been much safer and easier to get the finish......
15 Jan 2014 12:55PM (Tournament); 119 Readers
15 Jan 2014 12:55PM (Tournament); 118 Readers
Samir hits Yellow with Blue, loads 2 and rushes Black to 6y S of 3. Red is 6y NNW od 4. Takes off to get a rush to 1. Takes croquet 3y S of 1
15 Jan 2014 12:57PM (Tournament); 118 Readers
Samir fails the 4ft hoop 1 to 2ft in front. Red is 7y N or 1, and Y 1ft SE of 2.
15 Jan 2014 12:58PM (Tournament); 115 Readers
Toby shoots Yellow at Red, missing to the SB.
15 Jan 2014 12:59PM (Tournament); 119 Readers
Samir hits the 6y shot at Yellow. Sends Yellow to 7y S of 2 going to Black. Takes off to get a 3y rush on Red to 1. Rushes it to 2y SW of 1
15 Jan 2014 1:02PM (Tournament); 118 Readers
Makes 1 with all the balls available. Hits Red, and sends it to 4y SW of 3 going to Black. Rushes Black to 4ft E of 2. Takes off to get a 8ft rush on Yellow - rushes it to 1y SW of 2
15 Jan 2014 1:04PM (Tournament); 127 Readers
Rushes Yellow into 2 after making the hoop. Sends Yellow to 5y ESE of the peg, and hits Black. Sends Black to 3y N of 4, and rushes Red to 2y N of 3.
15 Jan 2014 1:06PM (Tournament); 124 Readers
A very good approach on the fast part of the lawn has Samir make the hoop and hit Yellow. He takes off to Red, and rushes it South.Loads 5 going to Black, and rushes it to 1ft NW of 4
15 Jan 2014 1:08PM (Tournament); 123 Readers
Samir now has the 4bb under control.
15 Jan 2014 1:09PM (Tournament); 126 Readers
Samir takes Blue to 4b.
15 Jan 2014 1:21PM (Tournament); 123 Readers
Toby lifts Red to corner I
15 Jan 2014 1:23PM (Tournament); 120 Readers
Misses to just E of corner II
15 Jan 2014 1:23PM (Tournament); 121 Readers
Samir rushes Blue to 4y S of Yellow
15 Jan 2014 1:25PM (Tournament); 125 Readers
Misses the cut rush on Yellow to the middle of B baulk
15 Jan 2014 1:26PM (Tournament); 127 Readers
Toby takes the 9 yarder at Blue, and snicks it. Takes off from 4y S of rover to get a perfect hoop position.
15 Jan 2014 1:28PM (Tournament); 126 Readers
Runs rover but hits Blue. Would have preferred a rush to Red.
Takes off to Red in corner II.
15 Jan 2014 1:29PM (Tournament); 124 Readers
Lines up the pegout from corner II. His last one was 13 yards, can he do the maximum distance?
15 Jan 2014 1:30PM (Tournament); 125 Readers
The shot is too soft, leaving Red 2y W of the peg. He plays Yellow between Red and the peg.
15 Jan 2014 1:31PM (Tournament); 128 Readers
Samir has a 16 yard shot to save the test. If he misses, NZ will win the MacRobertson Shield for the first time since 1986
15 Jan 2014 1:32PM (Tournament); 127 Readers
Samir misses the shot! Toby pegs out to take the game, match, test and MacRobertson Shield!
15 Jan 2014 1:34PM (Tournament); 128 Readers
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