By Sarge and the Crew
Another busy week on the greens at the city club. This week with 50 bowlers enjoying the community club greens.
Wednesday Jackpots Social Bowls saw three game of pairs and one game of triples with the following results:
Hamish Mackay and Pat Duff 23 defeated Robert Thompson and Barry McPherson ten.
Hamish and Pat got the best of the start and led 8-2 after six ends. They continued to combine well and led 14-16 after 12 ends and cruised to a solid win.
Hamish and Pat won the ends 11-7.
Ray Donlan and Denis Oxley 21 defeated Bob Foster and Ray Noonan 17
Bob and Shorty led narrowly 5-4 after six ends. Scores were levelled 5-5 after seven ends and 8-8 after ten ends. Ray and Denis scored eight shots over the next three ends to lead 16-8 after 13 ends.
Bob and Shorty fought back and led 17-16 after 16 ends. Ray and Denis won the next 2 ends to score and good win.
Ends to the winners 10-8
Arch Ledger and Ross James 31 defeated Phillip Murray and Norm Hayes 7.
Phil and Norman scored one shot on the first end, then had to wait ten ends to score another shot. Arch and Ross led 20-2 after 12 ends and Cruised to a convincing win, winning 14 of the 18 ends.
Tony Copeland, Ron Hollebone and Jim Grives 18 defeated John McDonough, John Martin and Ron Cambey seven.
Scores were level 4-4 after six ends. Then the Grives trio won the next seven ends to lead 14-4 and set up a victory.
Ends to team Grives. 12-6
Friday saw one game of pairs with
Ian Cunningham and Ray Noonan 23 defeated Pat Duff and Denis Oxley 12.
Ian and Ray won five of the first 6 ends to led 11-2 after six ends. Pat and Denis fought back and trailed 12-13 after ten ends but could not win another end and game was called after 15 ends.
Ian and Shorty won the ends 11-4
The midweek jackpot was not won.
Remember if you play bowls Wednesday you can play Friday for half price as a bonus and stay for the community club members draw at 5:30.
Come along and support your club,
Saturday saw 3 games in the club Triples Championship and two social bowls games.
Brodie Carter, Ray Fitzallan and Phil Gray 22 defeated Arch Ledger, Paul Rodenhuis and Denis Harvey 20.
Team Harvey led 10-7 after seven ends. Team Gray fought back and levelled 14-14 after 12 ends and led 20-14 after 15 ends.
Team Harvey then won 5 consecutive ends to draw level 20-20 after 20. Team Gray scored shots on the last end to win a good close game.
Ends to team Gray 11-10
Denis Oxley, Pule Reece and Ray Noonan 16 defeated Bruce Rich, Ron Cambey, Mick Sewell 15.
Team Noonan led 8-6 after seven ends and 13-11 after 14 and 16-12 after 18 ends.
Team Sewell won the last three ends but were kept to one shot each end and fell one shot short. Ends to the winners 11-10 in another great game of bowls.
Geoff Waters (sub for John McDonaugh) Ian Schofield and Alex Birkens 18 defeated John Fulton, Ken Fulton and Ross James 14.
Team Birkens won five of the last seven ends to led 11-2. They maintained the advantage and led 16-9 after 14 ends.
Team James won four of the next 5 ends to trail 13-17 after 19 ends. Team Birkens held their nerve and prevailed winners by four shots.
Team James on the ends 12-9.
Trever Kellock and Norm Hayes 31 defeated Phillip Murray and Jim Grives 11.
Trever and Norm won six of the first seven ends to led 10-1 and were well in controlled leading 22-5 after 14 ends.
Phillip and Jim won three of the last 4 ends but it was too little too late. Trevor and Norm running out easy winners.
Ends to the winner 15-6.
Dan Carter, Geoff Thorne and Hans Hummelshoj 25 defeated Bob Foster, Ron Hollebone and John Finlay 16.
The Hummelshoj Trio led 9-4 after seven ends and 16-12 after 14 ends.
Team Finlay fought back and trailed 15-18 after 17 ends. Hans team scored seven shots over the next two ends and led 25-18 when the game was called after 20 ends.
Ends to the winner 12-8.
The play or forfeit date for the semi-finals of the triples is July 20.
Ken Waddell versus Ray Noonan and Alex Birkens versus Phil Gray, good luck to all teams.
Stay united as unity is strength, see you on the greens and at the members draw.
Come on down and support your club.
Tuesday 10am Ladies Bowls - Creams / Barefoot Bowls. Wednesday 1pm Men and Women's Bowls - Mufti / Barefoot Bowls. Friday 1pm Men and Women's Bowls - Mufti / Barefoot Bowls. Saturday 1pm Men's Bowls - Creams / Barefoot Bowls.
By: The Bowling Shark
This week saw a standout attendance for Tuesday Social Bowls with a Saturday just as good.
It is great to see the social games getting such great attendance during the week and weekends even though we are in the middle of winter.
With fast running greens and the wind to contend with this is the week's results:
Tuesday, July 2
Jim Clark and Frank Farrell had no trouble in getting over Terry Clark and George Ballard, with a 15-2 lead by the ninth end, it didn't get any easier for Team Ballard who struggled to get the ends to counts going down 28-7.
Barry Quigley and John Davis took 6 ends to start their scoring against Robert Stakenburg and Ken Hartwig who had a seven point lead.
This lead proved handy over the remaining ends with Team Davis making a comeback to get within two in the end. Team Hartwig winners on the day 17-15.
John Bosson and Paul Francis opened the scoring against Mick Burke and Noel Witney.
Team Francis taking an early lead of 10-3 by the sixth but Team Witney coming back to be one behind after 13 ends 13-12.
Team Francis proved too good on the day taking the match 26-17.
Troy Swadling and Roger Cooper were no match for Tiny Warren and Ray Kneely who opened the scoring for their match in style being 14 points in front after ten ends.
Team Cooper tried at the back end of the match to come back but fell short in the end 20-11.
Terry Chifley, Ron McGarry and Terry Burke took it to Nev Kable, Peter Williams and Gordon Death with the scores level on the third (four all) and 11th (ten all) Team Burke had the lead only once on the 13th end 13-11.
Team Death dominated the last eight ends only losing one to take the match 29-14.
Peter Ryan, Ray Minogue and Tim Pickstone came out of the gate running with a 9-0 lead after seven ends over Tom Beck, Nev Waylon and Craig Bush.
Team Pickstone dominated the match over Team Bush to take an easy win in the end 18-10.
Saturday, July 6
Ray Minogue and Dave Josh opened the scoring and looked to carry on his winning ways after taking out the Men's minor singles championship, however, Terry Clark and Tony Hogan were not going down without a fight and pinned down Team Josh to stop his winning streak and Team Hogan took the win 21-14.
Hugh Brennan and Tiger Smith took six ends to open their scoring against Frank Farrell and Ken Hartwig who looked like they were set to cruise to victory.
Team Smith fired on the backend of the match but unfortunately with a 11 point lead to begin with Team Hartwig took the win 19-17.
Peter Drew and Trevor Sharpham had the early lead against Ron McGarry and Butch Stevens, but after the level scores on the fourth end (four all) Team Stevens controlled the match for the remaining 17 ends and walked away with the win 24-19.
Terry James and Tim Pickstone had to pull out all the stops to even get the points on the score board against Tony Press and Alan North who had an eight point lead after three ends.
It took some luck for Team Pickstone with a handy six point score on the eighth end to get back in the match.
Team Pickstone lucky to take the win 25-21.
The number for the Restricted Triples is steadily and looks to be a fantastic event for September.
So if you haven't already got a team together make sure you do it soon, everyone is welcome, so contact the club to get your team into this event.
With great support for the club comes an even greater atmosphere.
We are happy to be hosting the Quota International of Bathurst's Trivia Night on Friday, September 13, from 6.30pm.
Tickets are $25 pp and available from Books Plus - Howick Street Bathurst and the PCYC, Morrisset Street Bathurst.
Net proceeds go to the PCYC for their TIME4KIDS campaign.
This wraps up this week's report so be kind to each other, see you on the green (brown) and Stay Frosty.