An even standard of competition kept bowlers guessing in the social event last Wednesday.March 14, 2014 4:30am
Only 10 bowlers enjoyed near-perfect conditions last Wednesday for three games of social bowls.
At the end of the day no team had won the three games.
On the points system the winners were Smokey Dawson (s), Alan Perry and Peter Cunningham (2 wins, 33 points, +8 shots).
Runners-up were Chris Cail (s) and Dave Coote (2 wins, 29 points, +2 shots).
The jackpot was not won and will be $165 today.
The club’s women hosted their annual tournament on Thursday, February 20.
Sponsored by Mulqueen Family Funerals, the event was contested over three games of 10 ends.
Sixteen teams played, including visiting teams and players from Golden Square, South Bendigo, Woodbury, White Hills, Harcourt, Bendigo Golf, Bendigo and Strathfieldsaye.
The winner was a Heathcote team (three wins) comprising Ilona Hutterer (s), Alan Perry and John Hutson.
Runner-up was a Woodbury team (two wins and a draw) comprising June Maloney(s), Ed Maloney and Margaret Walkington.
On Sunday, March 1, the men’s invitation fours, sponsored by Heathcote IGA, was contested by 20 teams including players and teams from Rushworth, Colbinabbin, Woodbury, Shepparton East, Glenroy, Nagambie, White Hills, Avenel, Seymour and Rochester.
The winners were C Williams (s), R Williams, N Lloyd and R Borger from Rushworth who were the only four-game winner.
Runner-sup with three wins and a draw were Bill Gardiner (s), Brian Taylor, Smokey Dawson and Denis Gleeson from Heathcote.
The bowling club thanks Heathcote IGA for its continuing generous sponsorship.
On Sunday, at 1pm the popular bolf day will again be played.
Funds raised for the day will be donated to Heathcote’s Odd Bods for the Relay for Life.
Today: mixed social bowls at 1pm, monthly committee meeting at 7.30pm.
Saturday: mixed social bowls at 1pm.
Sunday: bolf day fundraiser for the Relay for Life (Odd Bods).
Monday: mixed social bowls at 7pm.
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