2019 in Collie sport

Collie Men's Darts Association at the competition at Belmont Recreation Centre.
Collie Men's Darts Association at the competition at Belmont Recreation Centre.
Some highlight moments from Collie sport 2019.

Some highlight moments from Collie sport 2019.

Stephen Hall sprints to the finish line to win the 2019 CFMEU Tom Lowry Memorial on May 4

Stephen Hall sprints to the finish line to win the 2019 CFMEU Tom Lowry Memorial on May 4

Collie Power women's team celebrate after their triumphant win over Dalyellup Park Rangers on May 26.

Collie Power women's team celebrate after their triumphant win over Dalyellup Park Rangers on May 26.

Continued from December 26 edition.

MAY

Stephen Hall, fresh off the plane from Europe after competing in European track racing, won the 77th edition of the Tom Lowry Memorial cycle race last weekend

Collie was well-represented at the WA darts championships after sending two teams from the Collie Men's Darts Association to the competition at Belmont Recreation Centre. The placement marked the first time the Collie team had made it to division 1 and it was the only country association to do so

Remembering Harvey Bulls player Lachlan "Lockie" Hernaman, Collie Eagles played the Bulls in a memorial match.

Wilson Park Primary School held its annual cross country carnival. From the school's two sports factions, Bluegum and Wattle, Bluegum were the day's winners.

HorsePower Collie represented Collie at the Bunbury Show Vaulting Challenge with five of its members representing with pride along with horses Malachi and lunger BJ.

Fresh off the plane from Europe after competing in European track racing, Stephen Hall won the 77th edition of the Tom Lowry Memorial cycle race.

JUNE

John Michalak celebrated the first day of winter with a hot streak on the back nine to claim top spot in the Tom Price and Sons 18-hole stableford at Collie Golf Club.

The annual Interschool Cross Country Carnival was held at the Tom Lowry Memorial Oval in Allanson with Amaroo students the recipients of the Worsley Shield.

The Collie 9/10 hockey girls had a fantastic long weekend winning the carnival division at the Bunbury carnival.

Riders from around Western Australia visited the region for the Collie River Valley 50 with the fastest rider on the day (Brian Sing) completing it in 1:44:05.

The Collie Eagles played well and notched up a stunning 14-point win over Donnybrook in Round Nine of the South West Football League.

Centuars Red gained their first points of the season against Mustang.

Adam Bignell and captain Matt Blackford will both be lined up for their 200th game with the club.

JULY

The South West Strikers traveled to Collie for their blockbuster showdown with Whitford.

Danny Cheng and David Blurton won the Collie Golf Club foursomes championship in a play-off hole, number five.

Sixty-two golfers or 31 pairs played in the two-person ambrose event sponsored by the Collie Eagles Football Club

The 31st annual Collie Country Teams event was held over July 13 and 14. Six teams competed from across the South West with many close matches. Manjimup came out overall winners.

An admirable opening day wasn't enough for the South West to overcome a pair of shock losses on day two of the Landmark Country Football Championships, as they fell short of defending their crown to finish third at the 2019 campaign over the weekend.

The Centaurs Tambellup team managed to come fourth in the great Southern Hockey Carnival.

AUGUST

Competition, camaraderie and excitement filled the air as 41 volleyball teams from across the state converged on the town for the 30th Annual Collie Coal Cup.

Collie's slim chance of making the finals all but disappeared with a loss to Augusta-Margaret River at Gloucester Park.

Endorphins ran high over the weekend as more than 120 avid runners gathered at Soldiers Park for the inaugural Collie River Trail parkrun.

Peter Coombs triumphed in last Saturday's 18-hole stableford, sponsored by the Malatesta brothers. Coombs scored 36 points to take first place, edging out Jan Van Vollenstee, in the runner-up position, and Jeff Crowe, in third position on a countback

Collie Eagles capped off their season with a commanding victory over Donnybrook, at the Collie Recreation Ground.

Centaurs Red took on Patriots in the first game of the finals round and, with Red anchored to the bottom of the table, it was all about pride for them

SEPTEMBER

Collie Eagles reserves team played their last match of 2019 when they fell short in a nail-biting round of elimination finals.

Football fans gathered at the 2019 Hayward Medal vote and Nola Marino Medal to mark the end of a well fought out season.

Current and past members of the Collie Coalfields Darts Club recently came together to celebrate three decades of the famous pub club.

Collie Bowling Club was centre stage to a national coaching session last week as it welcomed the BCIB Insurance coaching team for a morning of skills workshops and lessons.

Deb Van Vollenstee has won her first Collie Golf Club ladies' title finishing four shots ahead of multiple former club champion Vicki Graham.

Collie Eagles juniors celebrated a massive year with this year's club champion award going to the very deserving Tom Bell, from the Year 7 team.