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.
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.
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