The annual Easter Tournament again draws bowlers from afar.April 23, 2014 3:11am
Seymour bowlers Denise Hogan, Maureen Prudden, Lyn Meek and Sylvia Love representing Central Goulburn Murray defeated Ovens and Murray and Central Victoria before losing to Gippsland in the semi-final of State Fours.
A successful annual Easter Tournament was played and won on a weekend which was kind to the club with cooler weather.
The popular Two-Bowl Triples held on Friday with many regular visitors from all over Victoria was won by Paul Nicholls and his team from East Shepparton.
The runners-up were Peter Delzotto, Ian McBean and Phil Challis from Seymour VRI.
On Saturday, the winners of the Medley Fours was Matt O’Brien and team from Yarra Glen, runners up being Phil Peers (Wodonga), Don Lawton, Bill Solomon and Bernie Dillon.
Sunday’s Mixed Fours winners were Bill and Pat Dawe and Don and Maureen Prudden, runners-up Lynton and Lyn Gleeson (Broadford) playing with Lyn’s brother Rob and his wife from Caloundra, Queensland. Congratulations to all.
Thanks must go to our supporters and sponsors, the Seymour Club, Ray White, Avenel Bank Street Pizza, Blacks Contracting, Burtons Stores, Choices Flooring, GD and SL O’Sullivan, Seymour News, Howard Squires and Fowles Wines.
The bowls committee wish to thank all members who helped the club by providing assistance over the weekend — the manager and umpire, greens staff, catering and bar staff, markers and general duty helpers — thanks one and all.
Alison Hall wasn’t the only Central Bowls Division bowler to achieve success at the Bowls Victoria Championship Week at Bendigo recently.
As reported in last week’s Telegraph, Hall won the Champion of Champion Women’s Singles and the Seymour Women’s Fours reached the semi-finals. Jenny Kreemers had to withdraw and was replaced with Maureen Prudden who joined Denise Hogan, Lyn Meek and Sylvia Love.
William Hanna from Kilmore was also runner-up in the Novice Men’s Singles, and the Men’s Pairs team of Mark Simmons and Ken Argent from Alexandra were narrowly defeated in the round of 16.
Hafizullah Mohaqiq was born in Afghanistan, spent periods living in Pakistan and Iran, before arriving in Shepparton two months ago.
The Mulwala Lions had satisfying and hard fought win, in difficult conditions, against last year’s grand finalists at Lonsdale Reserve on Saturday.
The Fairley Leadership Program met in Tatura on Wednesday, exploring ‘Water and our catchment’ at Goulburn Murray Water.
Road authorities have made little progress to fixing Echuca’s most dangerous intersections.
Lockington Vintage Tractor and Stationary Engine Rally is on for the 18th time this weekend and there is something for everyone.
Kyabram and District Sportstar of the Year nominations finalised
Three local clubs get together at Kings Park.
Tributes flow for Finley's inspiring mother, friend and farming advocate Jennifer Hawkins
A visit by Coliban Water to Heathcote last week provided residents with a chance to quiz staff about water and sewer services.
A new book, Men from the River Bends, honours Cobram-Barooga and district soldiers who paid the ultimate sacrifice after enlisting in World War 1.
Deniliquin bowler Dennis O'Keefe lost 25-19 in his bid for a quarter-final spot in the Victorian Singles Championships this week.
Widespread rain late last week and on Saturday put a smile on the faces of farmers preparing to sow crops or waiting for weeds to emerge on early-sown rye-grass.
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