Weekly Report December 10


Mid – Week Pennant.

YMGCR’s A1’s travelled to Myrtleford and after the game boarded the bus having gone down to the  home side by just 10 shots. The final score, YMGCR 48 shots and 2 points to Myrtleford’s 58 shots and 12 points. This result finds the A1’s in 7th place just 7 points above Myrtleford. Ray Irvine (S), Gary Presnell (3), Shirley Hummel (2), and Ian Febey (L), brought home 2 valuable points beating their opposition 16 shots to 13 shots.

The A2’s were at home to Corowa RSL and couldn’t translate the home ground advantage into a win over the section’s top team. YMGCR 46 shots and 2 points to Corowa RSL 62 shots and 12 points. All was not lost however, with Lynne Baxter (L), Jan Morton (2), Pam Dodman (3), and Doddy Dodman (S), securing 2 points for YMGCR 20 shots to 16 shots. The A2’s have now slid a couple of rungs down the ladder to 7th place, but with a form reversal could find themselves knocking on the door of finals.

The A3 side played host to Mansfield and the visitors returned home winning by 40 shots, Mansfield 77 shots and 12 points to YMGCR 37 shots and 2 points. This result finds the A3’s in 6th place going into the last game before Christmas. Securing 2 points for YMGCR were Cecilia Milne (L), Denise Trubiano (2), Gavin Borwick (3), and Ron Lamson (S), who spoilt the party for their opponents wining 18 shots to 14 shots.


Wednesday Social Bowls.

Wednesday Social was not played on December the 6th, however the last game before the Christmas break is being played this week, so to catch up with all your friends for the festive season, as well a being a chance to win the Rolling Jackpot, which is over the $100.00 mark, why not put your name down on the list at the Bowls Office. After this week’s game Wednesday Social will resume on January the 10th 2024.


Weekend Pennant.

The A1’s entertained Rutherglen and almost made a clean sweep of proceedings, winning 94 shots and 16 points to Rutherglen 78 shots and 2 points. In a game where the results were under 10 shots over all rinks it was the side of Laureen Smith (L), Ray Irvine (2), Bob Fiddes (3), and Rod Jones (S), who won with a degree of comfort 29 shots to Rutherglen 22 shots. With a couple of results going their way YMGCR find themselves on top spot, leading Wodonga in second place by 5 points.

Wodonga played host to YMGCR’s A2 side and it was a clean sweep for the home side, Wodonga 91 shots and 18 points to YMGCR 59 shots and 0 points. Barb Tennyson (L), Tony Durkin (2), Vic Brincat (3), and Neil Loveridge (S), fought hard all day but after the 84th end went down narrowly 19 shots to their opponents 25 shots. This result sees YMGCR in 5th place and still within striking distance of the finals.

The A4’s entertained Rutherglen and in an oh so close result, went down to the visitors. After the 84th end YMGCR 72 shots and 4 points to Rutherglen 74 shots and 14 points. Setting a cracking pace for YMGCR however, was the rink of Lynne Baxter (L), Liliana Borwick (2), Les Balfour (3), and Marcia McGrillen (S), who won well 22 shots to Rutherglen 10 shots. The A4’s now sit in 6th place, still with a chance at the finals.

The B2’s made the short trip to Yarrawonga Bowling Club and it was the hosts who won the day, Yarrawonga 63 shots and 12 points to YMGCR 50 shots and 2 points. Bringing 2 points home for YMGCR were the rink of Robyn Forge (L), Gavin Borwick (2), Noel Millar (3), and Keith Eade (S) who won 19 shots to Yarrawonga 17 shots.


Green Maintenance.

The East Green will be undergoing a renovation commencing on, or around the 15th of December. This will only leave the West Green for roll ups. Anticipating a fair number of Christmas corporate bowls events it may be worth considering which times you decIde to have a roll. The East Green should re open for use around mid-January. Until next week, good bowling.


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