Bowls report

May 02, 2018


The men’s meeting was held on Monday, April 23 and the following positions were filled.

President : Les Walles was returned for another year

No nominations for Vice President

Leigh Milgate took over from Ronnie Stranger as Secretary and Clive Usher remains as Treasurer.

The match committee is Don Gillies, John Weeks, Alan Crilly, Hedley Moon and Mal MacRaild.

The tournament committee is Rob Clayton, Ronnie Stranger and Mal MacRaild

The club committee Members are, Bill Anderson, Norm Christie, Rob Clayton, Darren Walles and Francis Keech.

The selectors are coach David Keenan, Peter Holzer, Gavin Houlihan, Ronnie Stranger and John Boyd.

It was decided to field divisions 1, 2, 3 and 4 this year

Annual fees are to go up to $160 (if paid before the end of July its $150) and green fees will be $8.

It was suggested that half day tournaments be considered when the match and tournament committees meet to set dates.

Presentation night was held Friday, April 27.


The ladies back to back club champion was Heather Curnick.

B grade winner was Trish Costello and runner up was Janet Rankin.

The 100 up and 21 up winner was Denise Pappin with Jane McCallum runner up in each.

Mixed pairs was won by Janis Tamburini and Rob Clayton and runners up were Lorraine Bond and Hedley Moon.

Drawn 4s was won by Heather Curnick, Muriel Stack, Shirley Williams and Beryl Elliot.

Drawn triples was won by Lyn Moon, Trish Costello and Mary Burrow.

Drawn pairs was won by Serena Sholl and Trish Costello runners up were Denise Pappin and Carol Cakebread.

Men’s club champion was David Keenan and runner up was John Weeks.

B grade winner was Cameron Keenan and runner-up was Bill Anderson.

C grade winner was Mal MacRaild and runner up was Graham Prince.

The Jack Baker 4s was won by John Weeks, Allan Crilly, Ron Stranger and Mal MacRaild.

The club triples was won by John Boyd, Hedley Moon and Geoff Briggs.

The club pairs was won by John Boyd and Bob Knight.

100-up was won by John Boyd and runner up was Les Walles.

21-up was won by Peter Stack and Runner Up was John Weeks

Jack Attack was won by Graham Willis, Raleigh Willis and Ian Pollard.


The women have finished their weekly social bowls outing.

This week the game of Scrounge will take place tomorrow starting at 1pm. All bowlers and new bowlers are welcome.

On Sunday the semi-final of the 21-up presidents trophy was decided. Don Isgro and Ken Main contested the semi with the winner to play Ray Hanson in the final.

Isgro gained the early initiative with some brilliant draw bowling to have Main on the back foot before Main gradually made his play and levelled the scores, while winning eight ends in succession.

Main was able to consolidate and win a berth in the final with a 21-13 victory over Isgro.

Hanson and Main will play the final at 1pm on Saturday.

Members have been on the tournament trail this week with Don Isgro and Russell Shawcross competing in the recent Rochester-Campaspe two-day pairs.

The pair enjoyed the hospitality and won a majority of games.

On Sunday Ray Hanson, Alan Kauffman, Shawcross and Isgro travelled to Ky Valley View for the ‘‘Gold Watch’’ fours. Out of the four games the team managed two wins and a tie with the celebrated Rich River rink.

The Friday evening barbecue was well attended.

Ray Hanson left early before his name was drawn out in the lucky members draw.

The club will hold the annual Presentation night on Sunday commencing at 6.30pm for a 7pm meal.

Names are needed for catering purposes.

The BowlsVic State Pennant championships were held at the Moama Bowling Club over the weekend.

Our local Bendigo/Campaspe Regional hopes in Eaglehawk managed to win two out of the five games played.


First round loss to Benalla 33-52 followed by a loss to Lakes Entrance 33-49.

The team defeated Queenscliff in a real cliffhanger 34-31 then followed up by beating Horsham City 58-38.

In the final game they lost to Warrnambool 37-43.

Altona played Queenscliff in the state final.

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