Victoria & Queensland win Interstate Juniors

22nd Apr 2014

The Queensland Girls’ Team has clinched a fourth consecutive Australian Girls’ Interstate Teams Matches title, lifting the Burtta Cheney Cup at Yering Meadows in Victoria’s Yarra Valley.

With the result of this morning’s contest between Queensland and New South Wales deciding the title, Samantha Foley and Stacey White (QLD) won as team mates Rebecca Kay and Australian Amateur runner-up Karis Davidson squared their matches to give Queensland the 3-2 win.

The result continues Queensland’s extraordinary dominance in the championship, having won 17 times in 24 editions of the championship since it was first held in 1990.

Past members of winning Queensland teams include current LPGA Tour players Karrie Webb, Katherine Kirk and Sarah-Jane Smith.

With New South Wales finishing in second place, Western Australia defeated Victoria 3-2 to claim third place.

Victoria finished in fourth place with South Australia in fifth.

Queensland Team
Karis Davidson (Palmer Gold Coast)
Samantha Foley (RACV Royal Pines)
Kirsty Hodgkins (Redcliffe)
Rebecca Kay (Palmer Gold Coast)
Kate Law (Maryborough)
Stacey White (Pacific)

Coach: Virginia Irwin
Manager: Jessica Jenkins

The Victorian Boys’ Team has won the Australian Boys’ Interstate Teams Matches title for the first time since 2008 after victory over New South Wales in this morning’s final round in the Yarra Valley.

With the title resting on this morning’s contest, the Victorians won 4-1 to clinch victory.

In an incredible team performance, the Victorians won 32 of a possible 35 individual matches over the four days, making it 10 victories in the championship since it began in 1958.

Zach Murray and Blake Collyer were undefeated for the champions.

New South Wales finished in second place, one and a half contests clear of Queensland who finished third.

Western Australia were fourth followed by South Australia in fifth.

The ACT, Tasmania and Northern Territory rounded out the leaderboard.

Victorian Team
Brett Coletta (Sandhurst)
Blake Collyer (Metropolitan)
Frazer Droop (Yarrawonga)
Zach Murray (Commonwealth)
David Micheluzzi (Cranbourne)
Ryan Ruffels (Victoria)

Coach: David Capaldo
Manager: John Anderson