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.
Shepparton Christian College Year 9 student Aimee Stanyer had a personal motivation to start fundraising for Ronald McDonald House.
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.
Level crossing upgrades to the Echuca-Bendigo line may be completed next month.
Julie Sands and Sheridan Clark have been kept busy, visiting Rochester recently yo dispense free coats to residents.
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 supermarket seeks $10 million expansion, increasing by about a third into adjacent car park area.
Public interest to determine Deniliquin Town Hall refurbishment.
Milk co-operative, Murray Goulburn has posted a record financial result, recording an after tax profit of $29 million.
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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