## MacRobertson Shield

## Day 5 lawn 4... AUS Ken Bald & Malcolm Fletcher v James death & Stephen Mulliner by Michael McClure Terminator

20 degrees here today Sun shining just ... and we are all go.....

03 Jan 2014 9:09AM (Tournament); 15 Readers

Marvelous these computers... when everything works ... eventually

03 Jan 2014 9:09AM (Tournament); 15 Readers

Stuff happened and now Malcom F AUS is in play with Y and has a 4 ball break going..

03 Jan 2014 9:10AM (Tournament); 16 Readers

Just making 2 from B....

03 Jan 2014 9:11AM (Tournament); 16 Readers

pops B to load h4 and onto k pivot..

03 Jan 2014 9:11AM (Tournament); 16 Readers

Pops k to peg ish and onto R @ 3

nice tight approach

03 Jan 2014 9:12AM (Tournament); 16 Readers

Sticks?? in 3?? Nah... but being marked for ...sticky claim...

03 Jan 2014 9:16AM (Tournament); 19 Readers

Malcolm Runs 3

03 Jan 2014 9:18AM (Tournament); 22 Readers

Makes 4... ..pops K to 6 and onto B @ 5

03 Jan 2014 9:19AM (Tournament); 20 Readers

nice tight approaches...

03 Jan 2014 9:20AM (Tournament); 20 Readers

R is twds C3

03 Jan 2014 9:20AM (Tournament); 21 Readers

Makes 5 and taps B

03 Jan 2014 9:20AM (Tournament); 20 Readers

T.off to R @ NE..... leaving B.. East of 5

03 Jan 2014 9:21AM (Tournament); 22 Readers

gets R in NE and splits it to 1B while getting onto K @ 6

03 Jan 2014 9:21AM (Tournament); 22 Readers

Nah sticky not allowed...

Stephen misses the 21 yarder from h4

03 Jan 2014 9:22AM (Tournament); 21 Readers

leaves K @ RH side of 6 and runs 6 under control ....to rush back to 5 (&B)

03 Jan 2014 9:22AM (Tournament); 22 Readers

pops K to 2B and rushes B to 1B (& R)

03 Jan 2014 9:23AM (Tournament); 22 Readers

nice tidy approaches....from Malcolm.... He could be good at this game.. LOL

03 Jan 2014 9:24AM (Tournament); 23 Readers

R 2yds S of 1B and onto B

03 Jan 2014 9:24AM (Tournament); 22 Readers

B to 3B and onto good K pion @ 2B

03 Jan 2014 9:25AM (Tournament); 23 Readers

Lays K to his Right of 2B....runs 2B

03 Jan 2014 9:25AM (Tournament); 24 Readers

And rushes k to High WB where R is waiting...

03 Jan 2014 9:25AM (Tournament); 23 Readers

Rushes R to 3B (& B)

03 Jan 2014 9:26AM (Tournament); 22 Readers

..R to 1yd exit and B tight to right

03 Jan 2014 9:26AM (Tournament); 22 Readers

Runs 3B and goes to R first... R to EB (NSL)

03 Jan 2014 9:27AM (Tournament); 27 Readers

Blue was already in the hidden spot.

03 Jan 2014 9:28AM (Tournament); 25 Readers

Nice work.... I reckon I could do all that coz it was sooooo.. easy... LOL

03 Jan 2014 9:28AM (Tournament); 27 Readers

Stephen takes the long shot w/Blue and hits the line ball R

03 Jan 2014 9:29AM (Tournament); 24 Readers

Pops R to high EB and rushes Y to 8 yds from H1

03 Jan 2014 9:30AM (Tournament); 25 Readers

Sends both to H2 ish and onto K. rolls To h1 .. K long but B 6" short of 1.

03 Jan 2014 9:32AM (Tournament); 24 Readers

B into C1 with rush on K for h1 . Almost wired from R on high WB..

03 Jan 2014 9:33AM (Tournament); 24 Readers

Ken Bald AUS R shoots... @ the corner 1 balls ...and..

03 Jan 2014 9:35AM (Tournament); 28 Readers

crashes into h1... ARGH or YIPPIE depending on which hemisphere you are from..

03 Jan 2014 9:35AM (Tournament); 26 Readers

Stephen ENG takes the rush.. and makes H1

03 Jan 2014 9:36AM (Tournament); 29 Readers

Goes to 2 and BOUNCES ... with Y there..

03 Jan 2014 9:37AM (Tournament); 29 Readers

R near H3 shoots the 6yd @ K and hits...

03 Jan 2014 9:37AM (Tournament); 32 Readers

K is for H1 and all the balls are @ 2... leaves K @ 6 ish and goes to H2 (B) first.. Rush peels B to the NB and gets a rush on Y partner

website down again??

Rushes y to 2 yds shrt of h1 end gets angled close approach.. BOUNCES

R&Y @ H1

James (Death) K, 3 yds W of h6 shoots @ B on the NB.. and true to name... kills it..

James... is now making 1B... no messing about... runs and sends R ro peg.. getting on to Y

03 Jan 2014 9:50AM (Tournament); 30 Readers

Sends Y to 3B and close approach to 2B off B..

03 Jan 2014 9:51AM (Tournament); 29 Readers

The TPO was considered earlier in the game but rejected in favour of "Normal"

03 Jan 2014 9:52AM (Tournament); 29 Readers

making 3b off Y.. 2 balls @ peg

03 Jan 2014 9:52AM (Tournament); 28 Readers

Leaves Y near H4 4 yds NNW popping R to W of peg and sends B to WB for a reverse diagonal spread... Stephen very happy.. and marks the spot for k

03 Jan 2014 9:54AM (Tournament); 30 Readers

Nice round James.....

03 Jan 2014 9:54AM (Tournament); 32 Readers

This is great to see... The players are all getting on with it and you "only have to blink" to miss something

03 Jan 2014 9:55AM (Tournament); 32 Readers

Ken has taken the long shot from C1 ish in the time it took to type that.. and missed to C2

03 Jan 2014 9:56AM (Tournament); 35 Readers

Stephen Rushes k to EB and Y K is on 4B and B Stephen is there too with B

03 Jan 2014 9:57AM (Tournament); 38 Readers

Makes 3 and big roll to load 5 w/Y and 2yds shrt of k for H4

03 Jan 2014 9:58AM (Tournament); 37 Readers

love watching Stephen M playing.. quick.. no drama... like a clockwork mouse..

03 Jan 2014 9:59AM (Tournament); 37 Readers

pops K to 6 and onto good pionerr @5.. runs well

03 Jan 2014 10:00AM (Tournament); 37 Readers

loads 1B tight south & onto K @ 6.... worried (careful @6) 6" out.... Runs... pops K to peg.. T.off to R in C2

03 Jan 2014 10:02AM (Tournament); 39 Readers

Sends R to 2B pioneer and gets onto good Y pio @ 1B

03 Jan 2014 10:03AM (Tournament); 38 Readers

nice control... tight pion @ 2B Sticks on 1b !!!

03 Jan 2014 10:04AM (Tournament); 38 Readers

Malcolm F is on Y half Y in front .. bang..

03 Jan 2014 10:04AM (Tournament); 38 Readers

Y is on 4B with K... B Stephen is on 1 B .. R Ken Bald is on 1

03 Jan 2014 10:06AM (Tournament); 39 Readers

Malcolm F AUST.. leaves B @ 2 K @ 1 and sets on EB 14yds up for R ..to H1

03 Jan 2014 10:08AM (Tournament); 39 Readers

K is wired x R&Y but is open to B @ h2...

03 Jan 2014 10:08AM (Tournament); 39 Readers

James (B) goes to C4

Ken B AUS (R ) rushes to H1 and makes..

rushes Y to WB high to H2..

Stops partner Y to H3 and onto B @ H2

Y only gets to mid distance to 3 !... maybe a cunning plan

makes 2 and sends B very short to load 4

makes 3 off y

loads 5 with Y and doesn't get good rush to 4 rolls in to 4

and makes 4 long takes the 6 yrder to K in C4... brave

Hits it.. Sends K infield .. B to Peg/6 makes 5 off Y

Loads 2B early w/ Y .. pops k to loose 1B pioneer .. makes 6 off B

makes 1B off K..

K loads 3B.. and pivots off B..... B to 5 ish and onto Y @ 2B

makes 2B Y to loose 4B pioneer pivots off B .. to K @ 3B

makes 3b nicely... K loaded to penult (loose)

B rushed upfield and left mid field as pivot.. Makes 4B off Y.. No TP attempt..

Y loads peg Reverse rush on B to High penult...

Loads B to rover

Makes Pen off K

K to peg.. y to peg

T.off to B .. rush to rover makes ...well

b to WB... K behind peg.. rushes R to EB for the diagonal spread...

Nice round Ken....

we are still offline so all of the above will have come through in a big rush..

R on the peg Y on 4B ( with K.. B on 1B

James takes K to the long shot down EB and......

misses... Y.. Malcolm F AUS has 3 hoops and Peg.

03 Jan 2014 10:42AM (Tournament); 43 Readers

ah... running again.... Malcolm finishes..

03 Jan 2014 10:43AM (Tournament); 40 Readers

AUS 1... GB 0

03 Jan 2014 10:45AM (Tournament); 40 Readers

No mucking around... these guys a straight into it.....

03 Jan 2014 10:45AM (Tournament); 36 Readers

Big News..... Colour swap.. or (Color swap for USA viewers )

03 Jan 2014 10:46AM (Tournament); 36 Readers

MalcolmF (Aust) hits with B and pops Y to mid ish H2...

03 Jan 2014 10:49AM (Tournament); 40 Readers

rushes K to h1 runs H1

03 Jan 2014 10:49AM (Tournament); 39 Readers

pops K to H3 and misses posn on Y.. for the rush to 2.... nothing that can't be fixed w a 6 yd roll... Yes

03 Jan 2014 10:50AM (Tournament); 37 Readers

roll good and hoop good..

03 Jan 2014 10:51AM (Tournament); 37 Readers

meanwhile Malcolm Makes 3 and 4.. loading Y to 6 and onto K @ 5

03 Jan 2014 10:53AM (Tournament); 39 Readers

makes 5 and loads 1B loose

03 Jan 2014 10:54AM (Tournament); 39 Readers

makes 6... loose loads 2b for safety rushes K to 1B

03 Jan 2014 10:55AM (Tournament); 37 Readers

makes 1B... rushes K down a bit & loads @ 6..?? Yes... cunning plan

03 Jan 2014 10:57AM (Tournament); 40 Readers

Y loads 3B... Can't see R.. coz James Death UK is playing with it on his table.... and trying to stay happy..

03 Jan 2014 10:57AM (Tournament); 40 Readers

Sticks on 2B...ARGH...

03 Jan 2014 10:57AM (Tournament); 39 Readers

James UK Res finally gets to play into the game

03 Jan 2014 10:58AM (Tournament); 39 Readers

Hits Y.... very brave 2 yarder... NOT..

03 Jan 2014 10:58AM (Tournament); 38 Readers

pops Y to loose load 2 gets onto K and leaves it @ 6 going to B in H1

03 Jan 2014 10:59AM (Tournament); 40 Readers

makes H1 and loads 3 w Blue

03 Jan 2014 10:59AM (Tournament); 39 Readers

T/off from K @ 6 and makes 2 off partner Y

03 Jan 2014 11:00AM (Tournament); 40 Readers

fast and furious...

03 Jan 2014 11:00AM (Tournament); 41 Readers

rushes Y to 4..t.off to k @ 6..

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

pops it to midfield and T.off to B @3

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

oops rush puts Bwrong side & short.. no worries ..makes H&roq

03 Jan 2014 11:02AM (Tournament); 42 Readers

B to 5 K to south of 4

03 Jan 2014 11:02AM (Tournament); 41 Readers

K to double pio 5

03 Jan 2014 11:02AM (Tournament); 40 Readers

makes 4 off partner Y

03 Jan 2014 11:03AM (Tournament); 40 Readers

rushes Y to peg. pops it back to 5.. pos B south.. loads 6

03 Jan 2014 11:03AM (Tournament); 39 Readers

making 5 off k

03 Jan 2014 11:04AM (Tournament); 40 Readers

makes and goes to Y first.. early loads 2B..

03 Jan 2014 11:04AM (Tournament); 40 Readers

rushes B and loads 1B

03 Jan 2014 11:04AM (Tournament); 41 Readers

making 6 off B.. nice...

03 Jan 2014 11:05AM (Tournament); 41 Readers

Rushes B to NW corner2 then B back to the peg

03 Jan 2014 11:05AM (Tournament); 38 Readers

Makes 1B.... consulting....

03 Jan 2014 11:06AM (Tournament); 42 Readers

James is going well... The sun is out and gentle breeze from the NW... gusting to 30kmh..

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

22 degrees... spectators building up... here comes 2B..

03 Jan 2014 11:07AM (Tournament); 46 Readers

Makes from 5" in front K is at the peg and now Y ..

03 Jan 2014 11:08AM (Tournament); 44 Readers

making 3B off B.. 3" in front

03 Jan 2014 11:08AM (Tournament); 45 Readers

Makes and pops B peg ish then to WB knicks K onto peg..

03 Jan 2014 11:09AM (Tournament); 43 Readers

Rushes Y to EB for diagonal spread...

03 Jan 2014 11:10AM (Tournament); 42 Readers

Well we don't need timers for these guys.. quick but intelligent and careful... great to watch

03 Jan 2014 11:10AM (Tournament); 39 Readers

Ken Bald AUS lifts K from the peg and takes the long shot...... HITS.. Well done (no Bias)

03 Jan 2014 11:12AM (Tournament); 42 Readers

R is on 4B

B is on 2B and K&Y on same H1

03 Jan 2014 11:14AM (Tournament); 47 Readers

Ken (K ) is set on WB with B

Stephen M to C3 and misses..

03 Jan 2014 11:16AM (Tournament); 47 Readers

Ken pops B 6 yds and t.off to R&Y in C3..... RUNS OUT... just..

03 Jan 2014 11:17AM (Tournament); 44 Readers

JUST .. like "just a little bit pregnant"

Stephen suppresses a grin.. leaves K in C3 takes R to H2 ish and onto B.. Makes H1..

03 Jan 2014 11:19AM (Tournament); 48 Readers

splits B to 3 nicely but overruns R for the rush to 2 so sends R into High EB to get behind K..

03 Jan 2014 11:20AM (Tournament); 46 Readers

There are jellybeans on the morning tea table

03 Jan 2014 11:22AM (Tournament); 44 Readers

oops I touched two of them before I saw the "Players only"

03 Jan 2014 11:22AM (Tournament); 43 Readers

Sends K 6 yds short of h2 and rolls in... oops bounces..

03 Jan 2014 11:23AM (Tournament); 44 Readers

Ken AUS Y.. hits .. leaves Y at (Its) H2 and goes to B @ h3.. T.off to R and rushes R to SB @H4

03 Jan 2014 11:26AM (Tournament); 41 Readers

Ken rolls the 15yds to hoop 1 but is over running it... BUT

03 Jan 2014 11:27AM (Tournament); 44 Readers

Hits the LH wire and bounces out to South....

03 Jan 2014 11:27AM (Tournament); 47 Readers

Much guffawing and giggles... he is 6" dead in front!

03 Jan 2014 11:28AM (Tournament); 51 Readers

Makes 1 of course....

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

and 2

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

and 3

03 Jan 2014 11:30AM (Tournament); 50 Readers

Making 4 off Y..

03 Jan 2014 11:30AM (Tournament); 48 Readers

R is 5 pioneer... makes 4

03 Jan 2014 11:30AM (Tournament); 45 Readers

pops Y back and loads 6 x going to r @ 5

03 Jan 2014 11:31AM (Tournament); 44 Readers

B is on the H3 NB... cruising nicely in a 3ball break

03 Jan 2014 11:31AM (Tournament); 41 Readers

makes 5 and loads R to 1B (1Yd) going to B on the NB... hits B

03 Jan 2014 11:32AM (Tournament); 39 Readers

splits B to H6~1B and gets to Y @6

03 Jan 2014 11:33AM (Tournament); 40 Readers

pops Y deep and runs 6..Loads Y to 2B pivots on B...... B...past R... & pops back to mid

03 Jan 2014 11:34AM (Tournament); 39 Readers

R to the hoop 1B

03 Jan 2014 11:34AM (Tournament); 38 Readers

Kan makes 1B H&roq

03 Jan 2014 11:35AM (Tournament); 38 Readers

R to midfield Rushes B to outfield @2B then loads B short to 3B

03 Jan 2014 11:36AM (Tournament); 36 Readers

making 2B off Y makes long

03 Jan 2014 11:36AM (Tournament); 35 Readers

pops Y to peg ish & loads 4b

03 Jan 2014 11:36AM (Tournament); 34 Readers

Rushes R twds Mid 5 ish T.off to B for 3B....

03 Jan 2014 11:37AM (Tournament); 35 Readers

Nice rush

03 Jan 2014 11:37AM (Tournament); 35 Readers

Makes 3B pops B.. loadspenult nice

03 Jan 2014 11:38AM (Tournament); 34 Readers

loads R to penult too

03 Jan 2014 11:38AM (Tournament); 35 Readers

making 4B x y

03 Jan 2014 11:39AM (Tournament); 36 Readers

Runs .. Loads Y to rover.. onto R.. pops r to peg ish onto B for penult..

03 Jan 2014 11:40AM (Tournament); 42 Readers

Makes Penult.. pops B to peg ish

03 Jan 2014 11:40AM (Tournament); 42 Readers

R& Y @ rover .. T.off x B to Y

03 Jan 2014 11:41AM (Tournament); 39 Readers

Ken pops Y .. then splits Y back to peg (with B)

03 Jan 2014 11:42AM (Tournament); 40 Readers

Makes Rov x R and sends R back a bit twds peg....

03 Jan 2014 11:42AM (Tournament); 40 Readers

R sent to mid W peg high H1H2 line.. tiny touch onto Y

03 Jan 2014 11:43AM (Tournament); 40 Readers

taps B .. big roll to EB

03 Jan 2014 11:44AM (Tournament); 40 Readers

Stephen M checks the wiring and.. "A BIT of yellow... sticking out"

03 Jan 2014 11:45AM (Tournament); 41 Readers

Y might have a hampered shot from the peg @ B&K .... NAH...

lifts Y from peg and shoots up @ R... misses to C2 ish

03 Jan 2014 11:48AM (Tournament); 44 Readers

Malcolm plays B onto k and goes to R..

03 Jan 2014 11:49AM (Tournament); 43 Readers

Rushing R to 2' from 2B.... runs 2B.. no rush.. hampered.. hits R..

03 Jan 2014 11:49AM (Tournament); 42 Readers

Splits (Big) R to 4B and strike to k @ 3B

03 Jan 2014 11:50AM (Tournament); 43 Readers

R is 3 yds loose x 4B nice approach to 3B.. but...

03 Jan 2014 11:51AM (Tournament); 45 Readers

Ref !

03 Jan 2014 11:51AM (Tournament); 45 Readers

Runs only 10"thru

03 Jan 2014 11:51AM (Tournament); 45 Readers

not nice but should be ok considering sweeper or other... has to get 2 yds... to B

03 Jan 2014 11:53AM (Tournament); 44 Readers

Good news got to 5 yds... bad news misses K

03 Jan 2014 11:53AM (Tournament); 42 Readers

James death playing R From 4B shoots the 21 yde 2 rough double and ...misses to the SB H4

malcolm hits back onto K and gets behind R..

rushes R to 4b and makes..

Rushes to penult...

cot rushes R to SB 4 yds in x C1

K rushed to rover knicks the hoop..

runs the hoop longish onto R..

2 yd pegout... not taking any risks... Wonderful to watch...

Well payed Australia....... big cheer from Ken...

AUS wins 2 zip

Lunchtime...

03 Jan 2014 12:07PM (Tournament); 34 Readers

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