Quite a lot of bowls have been delivered during the past week in Championship events, Guy Pickering Charity Challenge and regular bowls days.
The semi–finals of the Minor Pairs were played on Saturday in very windy conditions. In one game, Steve Walsh and Joe Bargwanna were opposed to Michael Webb and Ted Loader. After 11 ends, Steve and Joe led 9–7 and were in front 16–13 after 15 ends. They won most of the ends from there to win 25–15.
The other game saw Darryle Miller and Bill Maloney playing Colin Stokell and Trevor Howell. The score was 9–all after 10 ends, 17–all after 17 ends and 18–all after 19 ends. The 20th end saw Colin and Trevor score 1 shot only and Darryle and Bill score 2 shots on the final end to win 20–19.
Four games in the Mixed Pairs Championship have been completed during the week. On Tuesday morning, John and Kate Cooper had an early lead of 16–3 over Elsie and Geoff Hines. By the 20th end, John and Kate led 24–20 but Elsie and Geoff scored 5 shots on the final end to win 25–24.
Margo Parker and Damien Miller dominated the scoring in their game against Margaret and Ian Gailey on Tuesday afternoon to lead 16–6 after 11 ends and went on to win 30–12.
In windy conditions on Thursday afternoon, Michel and Julie Alavoine played Judy Watson and Tom Preston. The scores were level on three occasions during the first 19 ends, with Michel and Julie winning 16–15.
On Saturday afternoon, Jill and Denis Rosen played Mark Anderson and Therese Ruhl. After 8 ends, Jill and Denis led 10–9 but from that point Mark and Therese dominated the scoring to win the game 26–13.
There was a disappointing attendance of just 8 players on Thursday afternoon. The two winning teams were Max Penfold and Harold Anderson with a margin of 6 shots and Tony Ruhl and Cliff Traynor with a 3 shot margin.
The windy conditions saw Jackpot Bowls on Saturday reduced to 10 players. The two winning teams consisted of Albert Carter and Cliff Traynor by 10 shots and Scott Douglas, Col Chapman and Harold Anderson by 4 shots.
There were 10 players on Sunday morning in very pleasant conditions. The winning team was Joe Hennock and Therese Ruhl with a score of 15 points.
Sixteen teams played on Tuesday night in the Guy Pickering Charity Challenge. Fridays were the overall winners with 16 points after a countback over Drop Kicks. Conditions for play on Thursday night were quite cool and the winners were FATBOTS with a score of 15 points.
Well done to the players who attended the President’s Day at Boorowa Recreation Club on Sunday with the District team the overall winners and the Young team the runners–up.
Players are reminded that entries for the Club Fours close on Saturday 26th October.
The teams selected to represent the South Western District in the Bing Wallder Shield are on the noticeboard.
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