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Lawn Bowls

The first round of Pennants was played on Sunday with the Club’s three sides all playing at Young.

The Grade 3 side had a very good win over the Grade 4 side to score all 10 points. For the individual games (skips names only) Peter Watts defeated Geoff DeBritt 28–8, Damien Miller defeated Cliff Traynor 31–15 and David Quigley defeat-ed George Somerville 27 – 18.

Young’s Grade 5 side recorded a very pleasing win over Boorowa Ex–Services by 63 shots to 51. Young won on 2 of the 3 rinks and scored 9 points.

Individual results were: Vic Brown defeated Robert Styles 21–18, Les Fanning lost to Chris Grimson 17–19 and Bob Ruhl defeated Des Grimson 25–14.

As part of Pink Day, most of the women bowlers from the Club attended to watch the games.

After play finished, a successful raffle was conducted by the Young–Boorowa branch of Can-Assist. In addition to the money raised from the raffle, there was a donation from the Bowling Club Fishing Club and a donation from the Travelling Bowlers.

Thanks to Poppa’s Fudge Factory, Young Services Club, Brown Brothers and Sheehan’s Bakery for their sponsorship of the day.

Two rounds of the District Pairs Championships were played on Saturday. In the Open division at Young, the morning results were Damien Miller and David Quigley defeated Terry Ricketts and Brian Madden 26–3 and John Goggin and Peter Hoang defeated Glen Benson and George Somerville 27–8.

Second round scores were Damien Miller and David Quigley defeated Col Parker and Cliff Traynor 33–4, Harold Anderson and Ian Schofield defeated Kevin Medcalf and Mike Barber 24–10, Tom Glover and Matt Peisley defeated John Goggin and Peter Hoang 24–14 and John Harriott and Shane Foote defeated Scott Wilkinson and Bill Manwaring 21–17.

The semi–finals of this event will be played on Saturday morning with the final in the afternoon.

In the Seniors division at Cootamundra Ex–Services, John Cooper and Peter Watts defeated Bob New and Terry McDonald 18-15 in the first round and Wayne Ford and Geoff Hillier 21–13 in the second round.

Geoff Holt and Graeme Edgerton also won both their games, defeating Kim Rob-erts and Jim White 24–22 in the morning and Tony Curtis and Geoff Manwaring 25–19 in the afternoon.

The final for this division will be played at Young on Saturday afternoon. The President’s Reserve division was played at Boorowa Ex-Services. Dave Bromham and Bill Luxford had a 25–11 win over Wally Chater and Jeff Cook in the morning and followed up by defeating Tony Zervos and Rod James 22–16 in the afternoon.

Henry Wilson and Jason Jones defeated John O’Loughlin and Charlie Willis 21–18 in the morning game and had a 24–18 win over John Curtis and Terry Smith in the afternoon.

The final will be played on Saturday afternoon.

With District Pairs on Saturday and Pennants on Sunday, the number of entries for Saturday’s Jackpot Bowls was down to just 10 players. Stewart Taylor, Terry Holmes and Vic Brown won the vouchers with their margin of 13 shots. The other winning team was Darryle Miller and Greg Woods who won by 2 shots.

Play during the week saw 18 players involved on Thursday afternoon. The vouchers went to Ian Gailey and Harold Anderson with a margin of 21 shots. Other winners were Aldo Malvicino, Andrew Hutchison and Les Fanning whose margin was 15 shots, Brian March and Joe Bargwanna who won by 8 shots and Terry Holmes and Ian Schofield with a 6 shot margin.

On Wednesday night in the Guy Pickering Charity Challenge, Fridays scored 16 points and were the winners on a count back over T’s Rule. After 4 rounds, T’s Rule are the division leaders with 57 points and YTB are the next best with 50 points.

The winners for Thursday night were Boof’s Heroes who recorded the maxi-mum possible score of 18 points. Boof’s Heroes are the leaders for this group with 59 points, FATBBOTS have 52 points and Bowl Terras are on 51.

The draw for the Club Singles is on the notice board and all players are reminded to check the details about the first games.

This Sunday the Pennant draw has Grade 3 playing Harden at Young and Grade 4 playing Cootamundra Country Club at Young. The Grade 5 side will travel to Quandialla.

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