QLD takes double at Junior Interstate Series

The Queensland boys state team have secured a narrow victory the Australian Boys’ Interstate Teams at Bunbury Golf Club in Western Australia.

The team of Viraat Badhwar, Blake Proverbs, Jack Sullivan, Jack Hulyer and Shae Wools-Coob secured the interstate teams title by a half contest over Victoria after defeating Victoria 3-2 on the final day.

2013 Queensland Boys Interstate Team 2013 Queensland Boys Interstate Team (Credit: Golf Australia)

Queensland’s Jack Hulyer (Coolangatta Tweed) and Victorian Brett Coletta (Sandhurst) finished the tournament undefeated.

New South Wales finished tied in third place with South Australia, level on 4.5 contests and 22 matches each.

It’s Queensland’s first victory in the championship since 2006 and completes the double with the Queensland girls winning the Burtta Cheney Cup at the Australian Girls’ Interstate Teams Matches earlier in the week at the Western Australian Golf Club in Perth.

The Queensland team of Amy Walsh, Rebecca Kay, Dee Dee Russell, Samantha Foley and Kate Law defeated Western Australia 4-1 in the final round. They needed Victoria to defeat New South Wales to seal the victory.

Queensland won the series by a half contest over New South Wales and Victoria, with Western Australia finishing fourth.

Queensland’s Dee-Dee Russell finished undefeated at the championship as did Julienne Soo from Victoria.