Weekly Report February 23

Pennant Finals

Midweek Pennant

A1 Elimination Final … In a magnificent display of bowling our A1 team defeated rivals Benalla. Their team respect of one another, concentration, and calmness enabled them to get on top of their opposition to move to the Preliminary Final. Exemplary bowling from the first end set the pattern for a great day. YMGCR 71 to Benalla 58.

A2 … Club Mulwala 89 outplayed YMGCR 51 in their Elimination Final. Siggy Rempel and his team pulled off a great come back to finish with a drawn match. Well done!

Weekend Pennant

B2 Preliminary Final … What a comeback! The B2’s surged home to win their Preliminary Final against a strong Corowa Civic team. Well down at afternoon tea, the tides turned around as the game recommenced. CONGRATULATIONS to all. A great team effort. YMGCR 71 to Corowa Civic 62.

Next Saturday … GRAND FINAL at Corowa Civic. Let’s get behind them and give them the support they deserve.

Club / State Events

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

Mixed Pairs … commenced on Sunday, 23 February with 2 matches played. Winners moving forward were Norm Windebank and Barb Tennyson, and Doddy and Pam Dodman. The remaining first round matches need to be completed by Sunday, March 1st.

State Novice Championship

Representing both YMGCR and Ovens and Murray Region, Ladies Novice Champion, Kim Johnston, will play in the Round of 16 next Sunday, March 1st at Mulgrave, Melbourne. We send her with our best wishes for good bowling. GO KIMMY!

Barefoot Bowls

On Tuesday, February 18th winners were … Garden Lovers, Insiders, Misfits, Nutters, Limestone Jacks, Directors, Kangas, MWA24, Hacks, Blues, Royal Palms, and a draw between Fallons Bruisers and Rotary Rollers.

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 18th … Midweek Pennant

A1 Elimination Final … YMGCR 71 defeated Benalla 58

A Miles 25/21, R Irvine 23/20, L Smith 23/17

A2 Elimination Final … YMGCR 51 lost to Club Mulwala 89

K Kinnane 14/37, S Rempel 24/24, A Goudge 13/28

Saturday, February 22nd… Weekend Pennant

B2 Preliminary Final … YMGCR 71 defeated Corowa Civic 62

M Whitehead 26/15, J Mc Gough 13/27, I Morffew 32/20

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, February 26th … Men’s 3 Bowl Pairs

Thursday, February 27th … Ladies B Grade Championship Round 1.

Saturday, February 22nd … Weekend Pennant Grand Final

Venue … Corowa Civic Bowls Club

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


Good bowling and stay healthy.

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