ADAM SCOTT HAS FIRED A FOUR-UNDER-67 TO GRAB A SHARE OF THE LEAD DAY TWO OF THE AUSTRALIAN P-G-A CHAMPIONSHIP.

THE U.S. MASTERS CHAMPION HAD AN IMPRESSIVE DAY ON COURSE... FIRING TWO BIRDIES AND AN EAGLE TO FINISH AT 4-UNDER FOR THE DAY.

OVERNIGHT LEADER, AMERICAN RICKIE FOWLER STARTED HIS ROUND 2 WELL WITH AN EAGLE...WHILE VICTORIAN DAVID MCKENZIE IS TWO SHOTS BEHIND AFTER HITTING A 2-UNDER-69.

 

“I PLAYED OK, BUT AGAIN YOU KNOW IT’S TOUGH. WITH THE GREEN SO BIG IT’S TOUGH TO REALLY DIAL IT IN THE FIRM YOU’RE ALLOWING FOR SOME RELEASE ON SOME THEY CHECK ON OTHERS SO IT’S TOUGH TO GET IN AND GET SOME REAL GOOD LOOKS. SO HOPEFULLY I CAN DO THAT AT THE WEEKEND”

 

WALLABIES COACH EWAN MCKENZIE HAS MADE JUST ONE CHANGE FOR THIS WEEKEND'S MATCH AGAINST ITALY...WITH ROB SIMMONS RETURNING FROM INJURY TO START AT BLINDSIDE FLANKER.

HE REPLACES SCOTT FARDY IN THE STARTING FIFTEEN.

BEN MOWEN HAS RETAINED THE CAPTAINCY... WHILE DUMPED SKIPPER JAMES HORWILL REMAINS IN THE TEAM.

 

MELBOURNE CUP WINNER TRAINER GAI WATERHOUSE WILL HAVE TO WAIT UNTIL NEXT WEEK BEFORE FINDING OUT IF SHE'LL INCUR A SIX MONTH SUSPENSION FOR ILLEGALLY TREATING HORSE TRES BLUE BEFORE TUESDAY'S RACE.

WATERHOUSE WAS CHARGED BY RACING VICTORIA STEWARDS AFTER TRES BLUE WAS GIVEN CREAM FOR A HOOF COMPLAINT JUST HOURS BEFORE THE MELBOURNE CUP.

THE HEARING HAS BEEN ADJOURNED UNTIL NOVEMBER 15.

 

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