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Bruce & Chris Tyrrell

A New Vintage at Tyrrell’s

Quietly but deliberately, six weeks ago family patriarch Bruce Tyrrell [E.2.4a.10b.1c.2d] called aside son Chris [E.2.4a.10b.1c.2d.3e] and told him it was time to take the reins of what is the second-oldest continuously operated family winery in Australia.

Back-to-Back Wins for U23 Womens’ Rowers

After winning the 2022 World Championships, Australia’s Women’s Coxed Four are now back-to-back World Champions after Katherine Easton, Sophie Houston, Zara Collisson, Emily Sheppard and coxswain Nicholas Dunlop [E.2.4a.9b.1c.3d.1e.1f] surged to a Gold medal at the World Rowing U23 Championships held in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

It is near 78 years since the morning of 6 August 1945 when the Allied Forces dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. It was devastation by a weapon of mass destruction.

Garth Hungerford Awarded!

Garth Hungerford (the son of our past patron, the Hon Barrie Hungerford) is a vital member of the Wagga community as a health advocate and advisor.
He was recently honoured with the Volunteer of the Year award at the 24th Annual NSW Health Awards.

Oscar Oberg [E.8.6a.4b.4c.2d.1e]

For Oscar, a country kid from Yass, NSW, who went to Shore on Sydney Harbour, a life back on the farm after graduating school in 2002 just wasn’t for him.

Instead, a five year degree in Business and Law at the University of Technology Sydney was where he wanted to be, although he admits at 18 years of age you don’t really know what you want to do.

Sir Walter Hungerford

Recently our American cousins put out a request for additional information about a painting of Sir Walter Hungerford that had been spotted in a Christie’s auction catalogue. The question was:
“Question for Lesley Abrahams or other heraldic experts. See the photos of the pertinent pages of a 2012 auction below. I see the Hungerford shield and scythes. I am aware that at least one English Hungerford was a falconer (but I can’t remember the name on the print I saw somewhere). Anyone know who this man may be? He is no doubt a Hungerford.”

John is Hitting the Oxfam Trail Again!

As many of you will know, John BS Hungerford [E.1.1a.7b.1c.2d] is an aficionado of long walks. When John says “going for a walk” his family know he will often be gone for several days! Last year, after a break of 8 years, John decided to do the Oxfam Trailwalker again – making it his 10th.  John assembled a strong team and they did several training sessions on the trail.  But COVID got in the way and the 2021 Event was cancelled.