Results for February 17
A group of 43 Monday bowlers spread over 2 greens in fine conditions and Monday’s regular highest winning margin deciding the winners on 30 in Steal Coulson, Bruce Cover-outs and Barry Leginter from the runners-up on a distant 17 in Punter Alan, President Pete and Chef Keith. Cobber Dudley took out the first resting toucher and the $100 jackpot was won by the distant 17 runners-up.
The wrong bias sinners included Peter Hit-Holden, Roy Falkiner, Towelling Dowling and Joe Bus-mona while the raffle prizes went to Pat, Ron, Harold or Jim (twice) sending round again for Emberly Footprint, Towelling Lewis and Packenham visitor Charlie Borg.
Another perfect Thursday saw 30 bowlers organised by Cheryl Bad-rim on both rinks which once again had the highest winning margin deciding the winners on 9 in Nan Maureen, Hook-ara Wort and Punter Alan (which nearly made him smile) from the runners-up on 8 in Meadow Falkiner, Lair-ise Holman and Dine-back Streamer. The first resting toucher was scored by Ex.PM Neil but the $100 jackpot was not claimed.
Wrong bias sinners included Denise, Lois and the Meadow-Roy while the raffle winners were Mayor Brian and Ian Eastoff (both twice) kindly sending it round again for organiser Cheryl, Hook-ara, Denise, Mac, Greg or Lois and violin-playing comic’s boy Kenny.
Another great roll-up of 26 Friday twilight bowlers played in ideal conditions and the winners were Roy Falkiner and Emberly Footprint from the runners-up in Postman Joe and Fighting Frank with Dine-back Brooker claiming the first resting toucher. The South-Eurobodalla Plumbing lucky draw prize went to Par Budin and the Down 2 Earth 2 free cups of coffee was won by Tan-back Han Hicks.
The usual Friday twilight game is open to all over the age of 12, both male and female, so come along and for $10 entry (bowls supplied) enjoy two hours of fun and prizes but please get your names down on the sign-up sheets by 4.45pm for the 5.30pm start.
In the first round of the minor singles championship Garry L-rentacar was up against Peter Can-son which saw Garry as a clear winner but Peter put up a good fight for his first foray into the club championships.
Last Tuesday, February 12 was predicted to be hot. It was, but a gusty wind kept bowlers on deck for three games of triples and two rinks of pairs.
It was Crazy Tuesday and format for play was a Joe’s Special, with versatility in the mix as well, requiring teams to rotate positions after 6 ends.
Green Day prize was awarded to Leila Gosper for her outfit and a few ‘fines’ issued to non-green wearers. Clare Cork won the raffle prize. Thank you to Rapley’s Meats.
On the green Merrie Downie won the first resting toucher. Winning lead was Cindy Newell, second Carol Douglas, skip Gail Palmer. Runners-up were leads Heather McGourty and Maureen Findlay (sharing a game), second Vicki Herman, skip Margaret Naylor.
Minor Singles starts tomorrow. Major Singles entry sheet is on the noticeboard. It begins on March 14.
Wednesday Men’s Triples: February 13
Another good Wednesday turnout with 50 bowlers enjoying perfect conditions. The Highest Winning Margin went to Ken Burrows, J.Myers and Bruce Rapkins with a big 33-11 win from Gary Evans, Barry Goodwin and Ken Dowling. Runners Up were John Voytas, Greg Ryan, and K.Brus 26-16 winners from Thomson, Peter Hattam and Peter Pickett. Resting toucher went to Don Calwell.
Saturday Mens Bowls – February 16
32 bowlers enjoyed a sunny day with The Highest Winning Margin going to P. Spillane, and M. Marchant with a 38-16 win from R. Kinnel and Gerry Yates. Runners Up were Darryl Goodridge and Jon Lonergan 31-17 winners from Jeff McCusker and Tony Fryer. The jackpot of $440 was NOT won!
Sunday Mixed Triples – February 17
A warm, sunny afternoon with another good attendance of 40 bowlers on 7 rinks. The Lowest Winning Score went to Jan Rankin, Pam Grant and John Downie in a close 14-13 win from Robyn Hazelgrew, Peter Yass and Janet Murphy. Runners Up with a 19-9 win were Clare Cork, Merrie Downie and Jim Douglas from Carol Douglas, Bob Murphy and Bruce Rapkins.
On a very sad note we unfortunately report on the passing of long-time member, Kevin Cullen after a long battle with illness. For anyone who would like to pay their respects his funeral is on Friday morning.
Social Triples: Thursday, February 14
This week we celebrated birthdays for Robert Richardson, Adam Pooley, Mike Hall, Matt Chapman, and Mervyn Kennett. We also welcomed Colin Christie from Greenwell Point who joined us for a day on the green. The winners were Phil Versteeg, Gerry Vandermey, and Greg Megee with a plus 14. The runners up with a plus 7 on countback were Henry Garard, Brian Leahy, and Ken Nunan.
District Patrons Shield: February 16 – 17
Congratulations to Tomakin bowlers, John Desmet and Stuart Megee who were selected to play in the District Patrons Shield at Merimbula last weekend. Our District side won 8 rinks and came a close second to Far South Coast with 9 rinks. The District President’s side came third and South Coast – Northern finished in fourth place.
Nominated Pairs: Monday, February 18
Winners were Bob Starkovski and Gerry Vandermey with a margin of plus 28. The runners up were Owen Roe and Ken Higgins with plus 11. The jackpot draw went to rink 3 and visiting bowler Ken Slade attempted to pick the joker which remained hidden.