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Wallabies win

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.

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