A come-from-behind victory was the perfect closer to Deniliquin Bowling Club's annual Classic Pairs event on Sunday.August 8, 2014 1:00am
Deniliquin Bowling Club tournament secretary Dennis O’Keefe congratulates Brighton bowlers Jesse Thomas and Neville Rodda on Sunday.
The Deniliquin Bowling Club’s annual Classic Pairs tournament was won by Brighton duo Neville Rodda and Jesse Thomas on Sunday.
Ninety teams contest the event, which was held over two days.
After five rounds of sectional play, the 15 section winners advanced to the play-offs.
The final was played between the Brighton pair and Ian Johnson and Neil Welsh from Apollo Bay.
After three ends, Rodda and Thomas were losing 6-1, but fought back to level the score with one end to play.
The Brighton pair were able to capture two shots to take out the prestigious event.
The local pairing of Shane Laing and Paul Snare played scintillating bowls over the weekend to reach the semi-finals.
The popular tournament also included a knock-out singles competition, which was contested by 80 bowlers in adverse conditions on Friday.
David Keenan from Bendigo East defeated Ocean Grove’s Joan Tennant by one shot in an exciting final.
Deniliquin Bowling Club would like to thank all the sponsors and also the volunteers who helped run the highly successful tournament.
Two men were taken to hospital after a collision near Tatura.
The Yarrawonga Pigeons defeated Corowa Rutherglen Roos by 76 points at the JC Lowe Oval in Yarrawonga.
The Aboriginal and wider community is mourning the death of revered Bangerang Aboriginal elder, Uncle John ‘‘Sandy’’ Atkinson.
REGIONAL Victorians will be invited to get up close and personal with Graham (pictured above) – the face of a world-first Transport Accident Commission road safety initiative.
AFTER 46 years of garden growing, Rochester and District Garden Club members are hanging up their spades, drying out their gloves and getting ready to watch the weeds grow.
Gift fundraiser is looking for toddler talent.
Local export Willie Wheeler dominating at VFL level
Berrigan Shire councillor Daryll Morris says he has been sickened by some of the vitriol and personal attacks to surface since the council’s proposal to redevelop Finley’s Memorial Hall and School of Arts site was revealed in October last year.
THE Heathcote Community will come together once again to honour the memory of car accident victim Georgia Edsall-French at a memorial day this Saturday.
Katamatite Lions Club held its 42nd annual handover dinner at the Boosey Creek Tavern on July 13.
Mathoura endured a harsh hammering to its playing confidence on Saturday with a 24-goal thrashing at the hands of Deniliquin Rovers.
The demand for organic milk in Australia is outstripping supply, creating an opportunity for the region’s dairy farmers.
The News magazines are online - read high quality magazines in your time. Check in regularly for the latest editions.
Riverine Herald's well regarded locally produced magazines. They're now online, so you can read them whenever and wherever you like.
Search for published and unpublished photos from McPherson Media Group newspapers and magazines. All our photos are available to purchase.
Place an advertisement in any one of McPherson Media Group's local newspapers.