Around the Greens

October 11, 2017

ClubMulwala Indoor Bowls
Three mats were in use on Monday, October 2.
There was only 1 x 2 game winner which was Anne McKain (s), Judi Cummins, Ellen Buckley and Lyn Ryan with35 points.
There were 2 teams with a score of 21 and with + 9 Reg Bryce (s), Dot Shanks, Phyllis Novotny and Marg Hill came second.
Third with  + 6 were John Ellis (s), Marna Tomlinson and Betty Blick.
On Thursday, October 5 three mats were again in use. This time there were 2 x 2 game winners with Val Bryce (s), Pat Crothers and Noelene Leary  the winners with 34 points, one more than Marna Tomlinson (s), Fran Smith and  Gwen Owen  with 33.
Wilf Owen (s), Ellen Buckley and Marg Hill were third  with a win and a draw and 28 points.
See you next bowling day.
Club Mulwala
Outdoor Bowls
The weather continues to be most favourable for a game of bowls.
Tuesday Social was again postponed to enable another club event to be run  A large number of members turned out for our two bowl singles event, after some very strong competition the winner on the day was Pam Dodman with runner up Daryl Dighton.
Saturday was a full on pennant practice which definitley brought out the best in most bowlers, play commenced at 10.00am and was played in quite warm conditions, finishing at about 12.30pm when we all enjoyed a well earned lunch and refreshments. A pity the normal Saturday competition can not start at the earlier time, however the powers to be at Ovens and Murray will not even have a proper discussion on the matter.
Practice is now up and running each Thursday from 3.30 onwards, for those members who work practice will still be going well after 5.00 so don’t miss out.
There will be a coach available to answer any questions or assist all in improving their skills.
Friday the 13th October will see our club participate in the state wide “Come & Try Mw” day, activities will commence at 4.30pm and finish when the last bowler leaves, a sausage sizzle will also be available.
If you are curious of how bowls is played and would like to have a go come along and join in, there will be experienced bowlers available to assist you and provide feedback on all aspects of the game, bowls will be provided.
This is a cost free day, (apart from drinks which will be available for purchase) please come along and join in, a great day for persons of any age.
The days and time for social games are likely to change the club events begin, make sure you check the notice board regularly.

On Tuesday the first and second rounds of the ladies singles were held. In the first round two of the favourites went head to head, with Anne Miles defeating Claire Sanders.
Next week Anne will be playing old chum in Caroline Reilly, and Lauren Smith playing the smiling assassin Celia Milne, good luck ladies.
Wednesday three bowl pairs had a field of 27 players. There were four 3 game winners. With two wins and +30 shots up the combination of Lindsay Evans and a visitor P Robbins (from Karingal). Second went to Sharky Lawson and another visitor, Ron Mendongz with +18. There was a pretty big spread and no one won the jackpot.    
Thursday bowls saw a field of 12 ladies, the winning team of Marcia McGrillen and Lyn McGough beating Carolyn Boston and Shirley Potter.
There was a field of 20 bowlers for the Friday bowls.  There were three two game winners with Bill Jenkins and Evan James with a score of +3 winning on a count back from Lynton Potter  and Neville Coleman. Runners up with a score of +4 were Seggi Rempel and Maria Morffew, the jackpot was won by Bob Tett and Hans Lang.
On Saturday 55 players headed off to Rutherglen for the second practice game. After a great BBQ it was an enjoyable game with some of the club’s new recruits putting in some good performances.
Sunday saw the quarter finals of the men’s singles, with Garry Sanders having a great game against Ray Irvine to win by 5, Les Spencer getting the better of Daryl Richmond and Andy LeFevre beating Danny McNeill. But the game of the day was between Bob Fiddes and John LeFevre, with both bowlers playing some fantastic bowls in wet and windy conditions. With the scores level on 24 shots each, Bob put his first close and with John just missing with his last three bowls, Bob got the hard fort win. Due to wet conditions the Semi final between Garry and Andy will be played on Friday morning, the other game between Bob and Les will be played on Sunday morning.

Yarrawonga Bowls Club Inc
The beginning of the new pennant season is arriving very quickly only six days to go before week-end pennant begin and 9 till mid-week begins.
I hope all you pennant players out there have your uniforms in shape and your bowls have been cleaned and have new stickers on them. Good luck for the upcoming season and good bowling to all our teams.
Monday 2nd October Nominated Pairs 2-4-2, 24 teams on the greens, and the winners of this game were Tony Tabor and Kevin Evans.  The runners up were Rebecca and Greg Sharp. The jackpot was not claimed on the day, so it has been carried forward.
On Wednesday October 4 the Monthly 2 Bowl Triples Tournament was playedand the winners of the day were Max Scanlon, Peter Rich, Bill Sorenson. Second place went to Ian Brimblecombe, John Laskouas and Graeme Oats. third place went to Greg McDonald, Leon Quartermain and Willy Hall. Best first game went to Brinkat’s team, best second game to Carl Scott’s team, best third game went to Brian Batty’s team and best fourth game went to K. Kinane’s team.
There was no game played on Saturday as there was an inter-club pennant practice match.
Next week’s games are as follows, Wednesday 11th October Jackpot Triples, Saturday14th October 1st round of pennant, Sunday 15th October final of the Men’s and Ladies 100up starting at 10am, Monday 16th October Nominated Pairs 2-4-2. Please note all games start at 1pm unless otherwise stated and entry for these games close at 11:30 am on the day of the game.
All pennant players are reminded that the new uniform has come into play and that the pants, shorts, skirts must be navy. Please check the team boards to see where you are playing.  Until next week good bowling and good health to all.

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