Weekly Report April 07


Wednesday Social Bowls.

Wednesday the 3rd of April saw a solid turnout of 28 bowlers for the usual format of 3 bowl pairs played over 2 games of 12 ends. Games were played on both the west and east greens which were running well. Winners on the day were the team of Chris Horne (S) and Keith Eade (L) who won both games with a plus 20 shot score. The runners up, Greg Green (S), and Bill Jenkins (L), also won both games with a plus 20 shot score and on a countback just failed to pip the winners. Third place went to the combo of Gary Lovell (S), and Lynne Baxter (L), with two games won and a score of plus 13 shots. The Lucky Numbers were won by Mick Reilly and Norm Windebank. The Rolling Jackpot was won and went to the team of Colin Withers, and a visitor, Fred Donaldson, so the Jackpot resets to $20.00 for next week’s game.


Friday Social Bowls.

After the usual break over the pennant season, Friday Social bowls is back in full swing and the fine weather on Friday the 5th of April saw 38 players turn out for the traditional format of 2 x 4 x 2 played over 1 game of 18 ends. Both greens were utilised and were running extremely well. The winners, who played triples on their rink, were the team of Ray Irvine (S), Ian Keat (2) and Doug McTier (L). The runners up were Ian & Marie Morffew, and the Consolation Prize went to the team of Bill Jenkins & Lynne Baxter.


Presentation Day.

Presentation Day for the season just passed was held on Sunday the 7th of April at the YMGCR Croquet Club. The day was well attended, and the format was an alfresco BBQ and drinks, with presentation of trophies. The function was enjoyed by all who attended and with the fine, mild weather and entertainment ensured a successful afternoon. Great days like this don’t happen by accident and the organisers of the day Ian & Maire Morffew deserve congratulations on a wonderful event. Thanks also go to those volunteers who so capably helped run a terrific day they were, Greg Fisher, Danny McNeill, Ron & Jill Lamson, Lynne Baxter and Col Withers. The trophy winners were, Men’s Club Championship Singles: Winner, James LeFevre, Runner Up, Michael Vaughan. Ladies Club Championship Singles: Winner, Laureen Smith, Runner Up, Jan Morton. Men’s Pairs Championship: Winners, Garry Sanders & Ian Keat, Runners Up, Gary Presnell & Ray Irvine. Ladies Pairs Championship: Winners, Anne Miles & Shirley Hummel, Runners Up, Laureen Smith & Rhonda Irvine. Men’s 21 up Handicap: Winner, Garry Sanders, Runner Up, Wayne Lowrie. Ladies 21 up Handicap: Winner, Claire Sanders, Runner Up, Robyn Moore. Men’s 100 up Proportional: Winner, Julian Jones, Runner Up, Wayne Lowrie. Ladies 100 up Proportional: Winner, Anne Miles, Runner Up, Jan Morton. Until next week, good bowling.

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