Billiards rooms were men's domain, a place for them to gather, gossip, loiter, play, bet, fight, smoke and scrub up.
On 7th February 1962 Beatrice shared the front cover of the Australian Women's Weekly Teenagers' Weekly with two other sporting heroes from the bush, tennis player Margaret Court from Albury and squash player Heather Blundell from Queanbeyan.
Kandos. A name to celebrate a new town, a new industry and hopefully a champion racehorse.
Coursing took my interest, firstly because I didn't know what it was, and once I did, I was drawn to the squabbling element.