Around the Greens

July 12, 2017

Yarrawonga Bowls Club Inc

Winter has finally arrived and the rain has started; the farmers are rubbing their hands together with glee, but bowlers are not as it stopped even the hardened bowlers from getting out there on the greens this week.
Members only managed to play 1 of the scheduled games this week and that was on Monday, July 3 when they played Nominated Pairs with 16 teams on the greens.
The winners of the day were Jock McQualter and Liz Murdoch, with the runners-up being Tony Forristal and his partner Holland.
The Jackpot was not claimed on the day so it has been carried over until Monday, July 10.
The games scheduled for this week are Wednesday, July 12 Jackpot
Triples, Saturday, July 15 Social Bowls and Monday, July 17 Nominated Pairs 2-4-2. All games start at 12.30pm and entry for these games close at 11am on the day of the game.
Until next week keep warm, good health and good bowling to all.

Wednesday pairs were unfortunately washed out, but the rain was a welcome sight.
Friday was a lot kinder to members and 28 bowlers stepped out onto the green, drawing for partners seems to be welcomed by most people.  
Three teams won both their games and the winning combination was Siggi Rempel and the little livewire Pam Fry (Pam only had to put Siggi back in his box once) with 2 wins and 5 shots up.
Runners-up were Ian Cumming and Neville Coleman with 1 win and 17 shots up, the jackpot failed to go off.
Any bowler who needs a new shirt or jacket for the upcoming pennant season please put your name on the sheet in the bowls section.

ClubMulwala Outdoor Bowls

It has been a very disappointing week for bowls with Tuesaday washed out and Sunday also cancelled due to the uncertainty of the weather, however players can’t complain as the rain was needed by everyone.
 Remember Social Bowls for the winter: midweek 12.30pm on Tuesday (names in by 11am on the day), Sunday 2-4-2 at 12.30pm (names in by 11am on the day).
If you are interested in joining a great bowls club where you will be welcomed to a very happy and friendly enviroment check out the special offer the club has for new members – no membership fee for the first year, plus a $25 club voucher towards a club shirt plus much more, full details are listed on the notice board adjacent to the storage lockers near #1 green, or give the President Dodi a call to discuss 0418994419.
Membership fees are now due, payment can be left at reception in an envelope addressed to treasurer David King.
Lists are up for those wishing to play Tueday or Saturday pennant to enter their names, the club needs experienced and also new players, if you have any questions please contact President Dodi.

ClubMulwala Indoor Bowls
There was only 1 x 2 game winner on Monday, July 3 which was Noel Owen (s), Val Bryce and Chris Liberg with 33 points.
The second place went to Ian Holmes (s), Kay Ellis and Gwen Owen with a win and a draw and 26 points
Numbers were down on Thursday, July 6 due to the final pennant at Corowa and many of the club’s players on holidays.
There was only 1 x 2 game winner which was Kay Ellis (s), Gwen Owen and Joan Wilson with 32 points. Jill Carr (s), Lyn Ryan and Bev Tindale came second with 17 points. Hopefully numbers attending will improve now that pennant has finished.
Pennant - A very good battle between Wayne Perrett’s team and Marj Mitsch’s on Thursday, July 6 at Corowa. On end 17 the score was 17/17.On end 21 it was the team from Wodonga which won 31 /22.
Congratulations to both teams particularly to Marj Mitsch, and her team of Maria Cossor, Darrell Jones and Norma Wash.

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