RSL carpet bowls competition wraps up.September 17, 2012 4:45am
The Wallabies have taken out the RSL carpet bowls premiership for 2012.
The bowlers attached to the team - Mick Howe, Rod Reid, Dawn Callaghan, Carol Arthur, Peter Amor, Jenny Amor, Jan Quayle and Chris Taylor - were presented with an award for their achievement at the winter pennant presentation evening on Friday night.
The Bowling Club team was named as runner-up.
That team included David Hessell, Joyce Hay, Betty McCarthy, Bev Renwick, Neil Buckley, David Glenn, Josie Jackson and Brenda Leetham.
The presentation dinner for the RSL winter pennant was held on Friday night, at the Deniliquin RSL Club.
More than 55 bowlers attended on what was a fantastic evening.
Presentations were also made to the winners and runners-up of the championship rinks.
Winners were Max Connor, Kevin Vesty, Rose Batchelor and Jeanine Brain; runners-up were Maurice Collins-Roe, June Campbell, Joyce Chaplin and June Mitchell.
Triples winners were Joyce Hay, Maureen Duffy and Jeanine Brain, with the runners-up Dot Mathewson, June Campbell and June Mitchell.
Pairs winners were Joyce Hay and June Mitchell, with runners-up Peter Amor and Chris Taylor.
Joyce Hay won the singles, with Maurice Collins-Roe the runner-up.
Seven of the RSL carpet bowlers travelled to Echuca to play with the Northern District at the Nestle tournament on September 1 and 2.
Peter Amor, Pat Hetherington, David Glenn, Tony Tonta, Maurice Collins-Roe, Maureen Duffy and June Campbell all played well throughout the two-day tournament.
The meeting for the summer competition will be held on Monday at the RSL Club - get your teams together and be there at 7.30pm.
Convicted murderer Steven James Bradley remains calm in face of guilty verdict in trial for murder of teenager Michelle Buckingham in 1983.
With her effective left hand in particular, Chelsea Hanley retained the Victorian Under 17 junior welterweight title last Sunday with a convincing points decision victory.
It has been a successful year for Bega Cheese, which reflects on Tatura Milk Industries, with chair Barry Irvin announcing recently that Bega Cheese’s normalised earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation was $55.7 million and normalised profit after tax of $22 million.
ECHUCA police are still investigating the cause of an accident which saw a car and train collide on Ogilvie Ave on Friday night.
TIMMERING Holstein breeders Scott and Nirrelle Somerville are thrilled with the announcement of their Holstein cow Somerelle Leader Lassco as the 2015 Australian Cow of the Year.
Great Race helps a great cause
Hundreds flock to Avenel to learn a thing or three.
Tocumwal Lions Club has plans to purchase the Bowling Club site for an aged care facility, which will only happen if the merger between the Tocumwal bowls and golf clubs proceeds.
A NASTY run-in with a kangaroo on the Northern Hwy between Melbourne and Echuca has convinced one regular traveller on the road the question of a cull needs to be addressed.
Three Cobram teens have been arrested by police after they allegedly stole tractors from Cobram and Tocumwal and caused about $30 000 in damage.
Deniliquin footballers Will Shaw and Cooper Wallace (pictured) have gone head-to-head with the state’s best at the recent AFL NSW/ACT Joss Under-14 State Zone Trials in Albury.
The Australian Dairy Industry Council (ADIC) has acknowledged the completion of negotiations under the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), noting modest but important gains made for the Australian dairy industry in improving access to global markets.
Benalla banded together to raise $2000 for the Abolishing Injustice in the 21st Century (A21).
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