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In the Mixed Pairs Championship, one game was played on Thursday and another on Saturday.

On Thursday, Judith and Terry Mulligan had a lead of 15–7 over Lee Veitch and Brian Christie after 11 ends and they went on to win the game 20–13. Saturday’s game saw Mary Bennett and George Somerville leading 8–7 against Mark Anderson and Therese Ruhl after 11 ends. After 18 ends the score was 13–all and after 20 ends it was 14–all. Mark and Therese scored two shots on the final end to win the game.

Two games of the Minor Pairs Championship were played on Sunday afternoon and both had clear–cut results. At the half-way stage of their game, Michael Webb and Ted Loader had a lead of 13–6 over Mark Brownlie and Scott Douglas and a similar lead of 18–12 after 16 ends. Michael and Ted then won four consecutive ends to win the game 32–12.

In the second game, Ray Bourke and Brian Christie led Bill Maloney and Darryle Miller 16–14 after 12 ends. From that point, Bill and Darryle dominated the scoring to win 32–19.

Twenty players took part on Thursday afternoon. Brian March and Denis Rosen took out the vouchers with a margin of 10 shots.

Twenty players were involved in Jackpot Bowls on Saturday afternoon. Harold Anderson and Joe Bargwanna had the highest margin for the afternoon when they won their game by 14 shots. Others to win their games were Ted Loader and Geoff Holt (9), Brian Christie and Brian Madden (4), Scott Douglas and Alan Gall (5) and Garry Fish and John Cooper (2).

There was no play in the Guy Pickering Charity Challenge on Tuesday night due to the weather, but 10 teams played on Thursday night. Boof’s Heroes were the winners for the night with a score of 16 points.

Thanks to those players who attended the President’s Day at Cootamundra Country Club on Sunday.

Players in the Mixed Pairs Championship should make sure they have read the special details concerning first round games and unavailability.

Players are reminded that entries for the Club Fours close on Saturday 26th October.

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