Weekly Report February 16

We have definitely reached the pointy end of the Bowls season. Events at Club, Pennant and Region level are reaching their peaks, and YMGCR bowlers have a busy time ahead of them. Our great facilities have also been highlighted many times for Regional Events and Pennant Finals.

Club / State Events

Men’s 21 Up … The finalists of the Men’s 21 Up are Garry Sanders and Don Ellis.

Men’s Pairs … The first semi-finalists for this event are Dougie Wheeler and Steve Gann who defeated John Mc Gough and Norm Windebank.

Ladies B Grade Championship … will commence on Thursday, February 27th. Closing date for entries is 1.00pm on Wednesday, February 26th.

Mixed Pairs … will commence on Sunday, February 23rd. Closing date for entries is Friday, February 21st

Ovens and Murray Ladies Fours …unfortunately our YMGCR girls Laureen Smith, Claire Sanders, and Anne Miles, and Wodonga’s young gun, Kylie Whitehead, were beaten on the very last end of their Final match. The composite team was skipped by Judy Bartel from Kiewa. So close!

Barefoot Bowls

On Tuesday, February 11th winners were … Limestone Jacks, Rotary Rollers, 2 + 2, Directors, Kangas, MWA24, Blues, Fish Finders, Hacks, Yarra SES, Fallons Bruisers, Michael’s Mob.

Calender Dates

  1. End of Season Breakup … Sunday, March 22nd at the home of Kurt and Marj Bleckwehl. Details are on the Notice Board.
  2. Presentation Day … Sunday, April 19th. Bowls and afternoon tea. Details are also on the Notice board,

Results this week

Tuesday, February 11th … Midweek Pennant

A1 … YMGCR 87 defeated Corowa Civic 50

A Miles 33/11, G Green 18/23, L Smith 36/16

A2 … Benalla 56 lost to YMGCR 83

K Kinnane 33/21, S Rempel 27/20, A Goudge 23/15

A3 … YMGCR 70 lost to Moyhu 74

L Balfour 19/23, J Goudge 22/26, J Mc Gough 29/25

B1 … Benalla 69 lost to YMGCR 83

I Cumming 26/19, G Fisher 40/20, R Balfour 17/30

Wednesday, February 12th  … Men’s 2 Bowl Triples

Winners … I Baskett, M Scown, G Goudie (Rutherglen)

Runners Up … G Searle, R Carter, G Lockman (Tocumwal)

Game Winners

  1. G Mc Donald (Wangaratta)       G Presnell (YMGCR)
  2. R Irvine (YMGCR)      B Menaguzzo (Wangaratta)

Sponsors … YMGCR Bowls Section

Thursday, February 13th … Ladies Social

Winners … M Whitehead, B Richmond, L Bradford, M Morffew

Jackpot … Not claimed

Saturday, February 15th… Weekend Pennant Qualifying Final

B2 … YMGCR 66 lost to Chiltern 68

M Whitehead 25/15, J Mc Gough 21/25, I Morffew 20/28

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, February 18, 19, 20

Autumn Invitation Triples (Bernie Bott)

Saturday, February 22nd … Weekend Pennant Preliminary Final

YMGCR V Corowa Civic at Wangaratta.

Tuesday, February 25th … Barefoot Bowls at 7.00pm

Sunday, March 22nd … End of Season Break-up


Good bowling and stay healthy.

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