Covering the Goulburn and Murray valleys

Bowls success across the region

Plenty of bowlers enjoyed a successful weekend on the bowling green.

December 18, 2013 10:28am

Shepparton RSL's Peter Fraser



The Club Triples have closed and the draw is done. Women play Friday, January 17 and men play Sunday January 19.

The CBD State Title Singles (Men and Women) were held at Seymour on December 15. Seymour Club fared well. Alison Hall has gone through to the final and will play Sandra Brown at Kilmore next Sunday. Congratulations to Helen Flint who was narrowly defeated by Sandra in the second round.

Wayne Flint won both his games to go through to the third round next Sunday.

The final of the Regional Novice Event was played last Thursday at Wunghnu. Seymour Club congratulates Adele Aitkin on a wonderful win 23-0.

Wednesday’s Jackpot Triples was won by Jim Stephen, Allan Dingey and Ian Ridd.

Please enter our Twilight Tournament on January 3, 2014.

Tuesday Pennant

GV Division 2 hosted Shepparton RSL and won 14-83 to 2-44. Jan Nichols and her rink won 43-10 and Gail Krzciuk 25-14 proved too strong for the visitors.

Division 3 travelled to Violet Town who proved too strong for Seymour. The score line was Seymour 0-49 to 16-74. In CBD Division 1, Seymour Blue went to Yea who they defeated 14-71 to 2-58. Dot Dillon who was skipper this week had a great win 38-15.

This week Seymour Gold were at home to Alexandra and won, Seymour 14-80 to Alexandra 2-54. Two winning rinks Marg Flynn 28- def B. Coulson 12 and Jan McCarthy 35 def J. Shelley 16. Great effort.

Saturday Pennant

GV Division 1 could have won, but unfortunately this was not to be. Hilltop put on a great day, but the only rink that got up for us was Alison Hall’s rink with a two-shot victory. Brett Spargo in his first role as Skipper nearly pulled off a great win, but on the last end went down by one shot overall. B. Spargo lost to M. Stark 23-24, D. Atkins lost to D. Hicks 17-21, M. Hammond lost to R. Warner 22-31 and A. Hall won 22-20.


Saturday’s Pennant results were disappointing when the Division One team failed to finish in front wanting two more shots for a win.

In a close encounter luck deserted the VRI team to go down by one shot.

Division Two played their home game against Seymour at Broadford. Only one team with a novice skipper won their rink and the team went down overall by 10 points. The Goulburn Valley Division Five team played at the VRI No. 2 green against Stanhope and won all rinks.

Division One played on the synthetic green at Seymour in a game where neither team had a real advantage.

Seymour VRI 3-89 lost to Seymour 15-90.

Geoff Neal’s rink being last rink to finish was under pressure, and with a good start being eight shots up at the 16th end, kept up the momentum for an 11 shot win.

Colin Marsh’s rink also started well with an 11 shot advantage at afternoon tea. The opposing team scored a four and a five on consecutive ends to make the scores closer and eventually level at the 23rd end. Joe Purcell’s rink was down one shot at the 20th end, but the opposition scoring a two and a five was too much and the rink went down by only four shots. Greg Jones’s rink in a competitive game where the lead changed several times and with a chance at the 22nd end being two shots down could not add to the score over the last three ends.

Division Two played their home game against Seymour at Broadford. The depleted team struggled against an improved Seymour team winning only one rink, but was only 10 shots down overall. As a result the team dropped from the top position on the ladder to second.

Seymour VRI 2-69 lost to Seymour 14-79.

Geoff Dixon in his first stint as a skip were five shots down after 11 ends then won the next 10 consecutive ends holding a 15 shot lead at the 21st end finally winning by 14 shots.

Garry Bester’s rink had an even first half of the game, then the wheels fell off and the opposition scored on 11 of the last 14 ends for the team to go down by 12 shots.

Robert Berglund’s rink scored a six to be one shot up at the 9th end, then the opposition scored multiple scores over nine ends for the VRI team to go down by 12 shots.

The team competing in the Goulburn Valley District played on the VRI no. 2 green against Stanhope and once again showed superiority winning all rinks and was 53 shots up overall.

Seymour VRI 16-95 d Stanhope 0-41.75.

Steve McGregor’s rink took 10 ends to take the lead then continued to score winning by 21 shots. David Emmerson’s rink playing a three-person team led throughout the day being 18 shots up at the 21st end, but failing to score the last four ends finished up 12 shots up and adding the 25 per cent penalty won by 17.25 shots. Peter Steven’s rink took a 12 shot lead into afternoon tea then went on to take out a 15 shot win.

The Central Bowls District teams will have a break over the Christmas and New Year period and resume on Saturday, January 18, while the Goulburn Valley Division Five team will continue their Pennant season for another week next Saturday, travelling to Shepparton to play Shepparton Park at their venue. The Seymour VRI Goulburn Valley Division Five team is sitting clear on top of the Division Five ladder having won 10 of the 11 games played to date, with 156 points accumulated. They are 15 points ahead of second team Shepparton RSL and a huge 448 shots up overall.

— Two Hats

GOULBURN VALLEYDIVISION ONEHill Top 16-96 d Seymour 2-84

D. Hicks 21 d D. Atkins 17, M. Stark 24 d B. Spargo 23, R. Werner 31 d M. Hammond 22, J. Hicks 20 lt A. Hall 22.DIVISION TWONagambie 16-115 d Tatura 2-77

R. Smith 18 lt P. LeSueur 23, R. Page 26 d J. Attwood 20, D. Nichols 32 d R. Evans 20, P. Nichols 39 d P. Wallis 14.Mooroopna Golf 14-95 d Hill Top 4-90

C. Wheelhouse 26 d J. Trevaskis 20, B. Lundberg 23 d K. Parks 19, G. McIntyre 23 lt B. Ibbott 26, K. Maude 23 l T. Downie 25DIVISION THREEAvenel 16-114 d Mooroopna 2-73

N. Slater 37 d I. Russell 9, B. McDonald 19 lt B. Shipston 26, D. Furletti 29 d N. Alexander 22, A. White 29 d B. Paton 16.DIVISION FOURShepp Golf 16-95 d Hill Top 2-87

B. Medhurst 27 d G. Chessells 20, J. Clurey 26 d R. Ferguson 21, I. Jennings 24 d L. Merritt 21, G. Dealy 18 lt R. Cronyn 25DIVISION FIVEHill Top 16-79 d Shepp Park 0-49

R. Piggott 30 d D. Williams 18, M. Trevaskis 22 d B. Laws 12, W. Woods 27 d C. Rikys 19.Seymour VRI 16-95 d Stanhope 0-42

P. Stevens 28 d C. Legge 13, D. Emmerson 33 d R. Tuhan 16, S. McGregor 34 d J. Porter 13.Seymour 0-55 lt RSL (2) 16-74

D. Boyd 18 lt J. Thewlis 24, M. Law 19 lt J. Saxton 23, N. Hanks 18 lt P. Fraser 27.Moor Golf 4-67 lt Nagambie 12-77

E. Woodyard 26 d M. Fothergill 21, R Broom 14 lt R. McLeod 32, S. Smith 27 d G. Pianta 24.DIVISION SIXDookie 14-66 d Avenel 0-38

B. Dohnt 22 d M. Davidson 16, E. Cheyne 44 d R. Lloyd 22.

GOULBURN VALLEY BOWLS DIVISIONResults round 12, December 10DIVISION TWOAvenel 69-12 d Kyabram 59-4J. Furletti 18-0 lt M. Cox 28-2, J. White 35-2 d J. Barrett 8-0, P. Pedder 16-0 lt D. Nurse 23-2.Seymour 83-14 d Shepp RSL 44-2G. Kazcluk 25-2 d N. De Gray 14-0, J. Ridd 15-0 lt K. McPherson 20-2, J. Nichols 43-2 d J. Johnson 10-0.DIVISION THREEViolet Town 74-16 d Seymour 49-0E. Anderson 21-2 d M. Maggs 16-0, H. Biach 24-2 d L. Tomkins 19-0, L. Holmes 29-2 d J. Wesselman 14-0.24-2.DIVISION FOUREuroa 42-0 lt Nagambie 60-14.N. Boz 24-0 lt V. Reidy 32-2, B. Webster 18-0 lt S. Hall 28-2.Moor Golf 48-12 d Avenel 42-2L. Duncan 28-2 d F. Willox 17-0, C. Burrow 20-0 lt B. Smith 25-2.

CENTRAL BOWLSMIDWEEKBroadford d Eildon 85-53

P. Inness d V. Klein 33-17, P. Duerkop d H. Aldenhoven 27-15, L. Gleeson d L. Sproles 25-21.Yea lt Seymour Blue 58-71

J. Clements d W. Atkins 28-10, R. Hatty ot D. Hogan 15023, J Higgins lt D. Dillon 15-38.Seymour Gold d Alexandra 80-54

J. McCarthy d J. Shelley 35-16, M. Flynn d B. Coulson 28-12, L. Gee lt M. Legge 17-26.

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