Bowls report

June 14, 2018

Rich River

Mixed indoor bowls for the club from June 8 saw winners in Tony O’Dwyer, Win Kneebone, Lesley Matthews and Shirley Davis.

Runners-up were led by Val Gaylor, with Pat Squire and Pat Hay.

Moama RSL

Indoor bowls results from last Monday saw 17 players take part in three games of 10 ends.

The winners on 39 points were Allan Haw (skip), Rick Panozzo, Ron Stranger and Isabel Wallis. Runners-up with 37 points were Pamela Reyment (skip), Joan Heales, Bev Healey and Colin Hicks.

Consolation prizes went to Roy Prigg, Bev Guarda, Pat Benson and Phyllis Allec.


The club held its AGM last week and named its new president as Russell Shawcross, with a small number of stalwarts in attendance.

Outgoing president Tom Davis presented his annual report in thanking all members and committees for their vital contribution to the ongoing success of the club, and reporting that his two year term as club president was very rewarding.

Joy Weller occupied the chair for the election of office-bearers for season 2018/2019 and congratulated Davis on his commitment over the past two years.

With Shawcross heading the line-up, the senior vice president is Ray Hanson, junior vice president is Neil Haines, treasurer is Alan Kauffman, and secretary is Neil Haines.

Treasurer Alan Kauffman presented a healthy report on the club finances.

On Tuesday the women conducted the election of office-bearers, with new president Kath Palmer elected. Vice president is Anne Lowrie and the secretary is Joy Weller. Treasurer is Pauline Humbert.

The popular game of Scrounge is continuing to attract good numbers with five rinks required last week.

In a day of high scoring Bev Brereton hit the jackpot with 77 points for a rink win. Other winners included Annie Haines 56, Ian Johnson 50, Kath Palmer 49 and club secretary Neil Haines finishing on 46 points.

Scrounge will continue on a Wednesday, weather permitting, starting at 1pm.

Pennant indoor bowls

Round two, game six results were:

Moama BC v Bamawm Extension 52-57

Rochester Green v Rochester Red 56-56

Moama RSL v Rich River 84-45

Ladder: Bamawm Extension 33, Moama RSL 30, Moama BC 26, Rochester Green 21, Rich River 20, Rochester Red 14.

City of Echuca

Following the success of the May Carnival bowls, City of Echuca has resumed normal service.

Results since:

Saturday’s mixed triples on May 26 resulted in a win for Jim Thomas, Marie Malone and Gayle Kerr from Norm Hodge, Joe Lamanna and June Clifford.

Monday’s mixed triples on the 28th saw Jim Ferrier, Belinda Chong and Bob Pratt bring home the bacon with 82 points from John Brown, Mike Meyer and Jackie Wagner 79 points.

Twenty teams attended the Thursday jackpot pairs with a number of visitors. Winners were Ray Milne and Col Berryman with a plus 14 (68.42%) on a countback from Rob Anset and Chris Preddy of Kyabram with a plus 14 (64.58%).

Third place went to Barry Campbell and Kelvin Walsh (Tongala) with a plus 11.

The biggest winning margin outside the prize winners were Keith and Peter Tinning of Tongala with a plus 18.

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