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.
The sky is the limit for Wanganui Year 12 VCAL student Leigh Polan, 18, who decided to create two posters examining birdlife around the school.
The under 16 Pigeons kick started the YFNC's finals campaign with a resounding victory over the Paul Spargo led Scots College in the Grand Final of the AWJFL Elwyn Langford Shield at the Albury Sports Ground on Sunday.
Greater Shepparton City Council was successful in securing the National Cutting Horse Association Victorian Futurity Cutting Horse Championships for 2014 and 2015, with this year’s event scheduled from September 10-14 at Tatura Park.
An ad for the Healthy Ageing Project will be filmed in Echuca, Rushworth and Rochester today.
More than $15,000 was raised at a family day on Sunday. The event was to raise money for the families of Barry Purtell and Dave Lobb.
Book Week gets colourful turnout.
Deaprtment of Environment and Primary Industries unhappy about Mt Disappointment vandals.
Jerilderie Shire deputy mayor Ruth McRae handed the key over for the new Rural Fire Service station last Friday.
Farmers have a new weapon in the fight against mice.
Cobram kids learn about health with hospital as state-wide obesity campaign is launched.
Murray Irrigation to search for new boss after Anthony Couroupis finishes with the company.
A few anxious customers were outside the closed gates of the failed Bee-Jay Machinery business on Goulburn Valley Hwy in Shepparton on Tuesday morning, wondering what would become of deposits they had paid for tractors and other machinery.
The Benalla Indian Myna Action Group will pay a $1 per bird bounty on live birds delivered to CAL farm. National Party MP Bill Sykes donated $100 to fund the bounty.
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