Welcome to a New Year of bowls. It’s going to be awesome.
Wednesday social bowls results - three bowls pairs
Kevin Miller and Jack Smith 21 defeated Phil Murray and Jim Grives 20. In a good close game of bowls Miller and Smith were a little slow to start and Murray/Grives led 11-5 after 15 ends.
Miller and Smith fought back to lead 15-13 after 14 ends and scores were 18-18 after 18 ends and 20-20 after 21 ends.
Miller and Smith secured victory on the extra end scoring one shot.
Ends went to Kevin and Jack 12-9.
Ian Cunningham and Bob Lindsay 18 defeated Bob Heffernan and Alan Clarke 17.
In another good close game scores were level 6-6 after seven ends.
Clarke and Heffernan led 12-10 after 14 ends and 17-15 after 20 ends.
Cunningham and Lindsay scored three shots on the final end to steal an exciting victory. Ends went to the victors 11-10.
John Fulton and Ray Noonan 27 defeated Ron Cambey and Denis Oxley 11. Five shots on the second end and five more on the fourth end set the platform for Fulton and Noonan. They lead 13-2 after 7 ends.
Oxley and Cambey had no answer and trailed 6-21 after 14 ends.
Fulton and and Noonan picked up four shots on the last end to score a good win. Ends went to the winners 13-8.
The jackpot was not won and now stands at $218 for this week.
Friday social bowls
Patt Duff and Ross James 34 defeated Jim Grives and Ray Noonan 13. Duff and James got the jump and led 7-3 after seven ends.
Six shots on the 14th end gave them an 18-9 lead. Grives and Noonan had no answers winning only two of the last seven ends to go down 13-34. Ends went to the winner 13-8.
Arch Ledger and Mick Sewell 21 defeated Jim Box and Denis Oxley 20. Box and Oxley led 8-6 after seven ends.
Scores were level 14-14 after 14 ends and 20-20 after 20 ends.
Ledger and Sewell secured victory with a single shot on the 21st end. In another good close game of bowls ends went to the winners 11-10.
Saturday saw 30 members come along to show their appreciation for Ross James on his President's Day.
There were five games of triples, some good bowls, some good fun and friendship.
The following are the results:
Arch ledger, Denis Oxley and Geoffrey Thorne 29 defeated Ron Hollebone, Neville Townsend and Bryan Bromfield ten.
Team Bromfield led 7-5 after seven ends but could only manage to win two of the next 13 ends to suffer a crushing loss.
Ledger Oxley and Thorne combined brilliantly to cruise to an easy win.
Ends when to the winners 14-6 when the game was called.
John Fulton, Gary Hotham and Ross James 29 defeated Bob Heffernan, Treveor Kellock and Mick Hall 16.
The James trio went on an early scoring spree to lead 18-1 after seven ends.
The onslaught continued and The James Gang led 25-7 after 14 ends. Ben Hall's Gang won four of the last five ends but couldn't rustle up a win.
It was too little too late and All the President's Men had a comfortable win with 12 ends to 9.
Bruce Rich, Pat Duff and Mick Sewell 25 defeated Ian Cunningham, Ron Cambey and Dennis Harvey 17.
Sewell's Three Amigos led 10-4 after seven ends and 17-10 after 14 ends.
Team Harvey could not make up the leeway and fell eight shots short of the victors.
Team Sewell won the ends 11-10 but seven shots on the third end proved to be the difference.
Brian Burke, Ian Schofield and Bob Lindsay 19 defeated Kevin Miller, Jim Grives and John Finlay 13.
The Lindsay Three Musketeers led 5-4 after seven ends.
Four shots on the eight end and five on the tenth end set up the victory.
The Finlay Trio won ten of the 18 ends but 8 of them were singles shots.
Grant Brunton, Jack Smith and Norm Hayes 22 defeated Paul Rodenhuis, Phillip Murray and Hans Hummelshoj 13.
Hayes' Trio led 8-3 after seven ends and although the Hummelshoj Team fought hard, they trailed 10-17 after 14 ends.
When the game was called at 18 endsTeam Hayes had won the ends 10-8.
It was nice to see the President of the Majellan Bowling Club come and pay his respects to President Ross.
Well done Tiger Smith.
After a great day of fun and fellowship Gary Hotham and Geoffrey Thorne have issued what has become known as the tandem challenge.
Their opponents will be Ian Schofield and Bob Lindsay. Contracts have been signed and are in the hands of the Stewards, led by Mick Hall.
Don't forget the mid-week jackpot stands is now at $218 and Saturday's is $80. See you on the green.
Stay United because "Unity is Strength".
- Monday – Social and Barefoot Bowls (By Booking Only)
- Tuesday – 10am Ladies Bowls – Creams / Barefoot Bowls
- Wednesday – 1pm Men and Women’s Bowls – Mufti / Barefoot Bowls
- Friday – 2pm Men and Women’s Bowls – Mufti / Barefoot Bowls
- Saturday – 1pm Men’s Bowls – Creams / Barefoot Bowls
- Sunday – By Booking Only
By Tigers Tale
Welcome to this week’s wrap-up for the Majellan Bowling Club. With the holiday season in full swing and many enjoying life elsewhere, it was pleasing to see the turnout of people for this week’s social events.
Thursday 03 January 12 bowlers rolled up for a mixed social day which commenced at 9:30am.
This was to help beat the heat of the day which as the current heatwave conditions have taken its toll on some.
On rink 1, Leonie McGarry, George Ballard and Betsy Thornberry outclassed the opposition of John Bosson, Sue Murray and Alan Clark.
Team Thornberry lead from the outset opening the scoring in the first three ends and were never threatened for the entire game coming up trumps with a 25-10 score.
On rink 2 Jim ‘The General’ Patton, Jocelyn Ballard and Trevor Sharpham opened their scoring with an 11-0 start after seven ends.
This is when Liz Bull, Maureen Taylor and Peter Zylstra began to fire with the next six ends going their way to be 15-11 up.
The final four ends saw a toing and froing of the score to end their game in a draw at 17 all.
On rink 3 Kevin Howard, Suzie Williams and Val Zylstra opened their scoring after end two with one a piece against Liz Draper, Phil Murray and Tim Pickstone.
It was the steady climb in points for Team Zylstra that proved to be the winning formula for them after taking away the win 26-11.
On rink 4 the late comers finally turned up and in the progress of their game battled it out to the end, however, the ‘skip of the day’ award goes to whoever kept the card as I have no record of their scores.
Saturday, January 5 drew a large turnout of 18 bowlers to compete on three rinks and have all triple player games.
On rink 3 Peter Zylstra, Glen Gillon and Peter Naylor just fell short in a very competitive match that saw the lead go each way throughout the game.
The scores were level after nine ends at six apiece, and then again after 15 ends being ten all. It was after this that George Ballard, Ken Hartwig and Mick McDonald were lucky with winning five out of the last six ends to win the match 17-11.
On rink 4 and rink winners for the day, Tony Press, Tim Pickstone and John Hobson took charge of their match to steam away with a 15-4 lead over Ron McGarry, D. Josh and G. Cameron after ten ends.
It was this lead that helped for the remaining ends as points were hard to come by, Team Hobson finally winning the match 19-13.
On rink 5 Trevor Sharpham, Kevin Howard and Tony Urza started their match with a six point lead after two ends but were kept on their toes by Terry Clark, Paul Kennedy and Noel Witney who levelled the scores at 15 all after 13 ends, and then dominated in the last five ends scoring 13 points, to come away with a good win of 30-19.
Just a reminder that there is an Australia Day Social mixed bowls events planned for Saturday, January 26 and everyone is welcome to come along and join in on the fun.
If you are planning to attend please call the Majellan Bowling Club on 6331 5459 on the day, before 11:45am to place your name on the list.
This wraps up the Majellan Bowling Club report for this week, so remember, be kind to each other and Stay Frosty.
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