Last Saturday the Major Pairs final was played with Sparky and Duncan against Brent Lees and Dool. The first part of the game was a close affair, with the scores after ten ends being 11-10 in favour of Sparky and Duncan. Then the wheels fell off for Sparky and Duncan, who went down six shots in the next end. From then on Brent and Dool took control of the game to win 29-13.
Saturday 9th July is the O’Brien Cup: N Delaney and M Lawrence vs K Walker and R Brooks. P Kennedy and S Fisher vs C Webb and J Preston. S Kirkman and I Nelder vs B and T Bates. Sunday 10th July is the Consistency Singles: M Lawrence vs I Nelder, Marker K Perry. J Preston vs B Webb, Marker K Fisher. There will be also mixed mufti bowls which will continue on Thursday 7th July with names in by 1.30pm for 2pm start. All are welcome, bring a friend.
Membership subscriptions are now due for 2016-2017.
No bowls played on Tuesday 5th July due to the weather and wet greens. Margaret Gosper competed in the Championship of Championship Singles Bowls played at Oak Flats last week. Margaret was beaten in the 3rd round by Karen Moran of Cabramatta. Margaret enjoyed her time in Oak flats and was accompanied by Heather Hoad.
On Monday 4th July the District Senior Fours 1st round was played; Libby Balcombe, Nancy Morrow, Margaret Gosper and Heather Hoad defeated Moyna Rue, Joice McNaught, Jill Messenger and Deanna Noble and in the final Ivy Fogg’s team from Cowra defeated Heather’s team.
Congratulations to Ivy Fogg’s team, the District Senior Fours Champions for 2016, which makes Heather’s team the runnerup’s for 2016. Only 3 teams entered the competition. Canowindra’s District fours teams were beaten on the Monday morning, except for Gwen Haydon’s team who won in the morning but were beaten by a Cowra team in the afternoon.
Three Canowindra teams competed in the Cowra Charity Day held on Thursday 30th June. The teams were Moyna Rue, Jill Messenger and Gwen Haydon (who won their game) Bobbie Turner, Joice McNaught and Nancy Morrow (who were the runners-up on the day) and Daph Bryant, Deanna Noble and Libby Balcombe. Bobbie also won a Lucky Number prize and a prize for the oldest member competing. Well done Bobbie.
The annual General Meeting was held on Tuesday 28th June with the following Executive, Committees and other positions being elected for the year 2016/17.
Patrons: Merlene Byrnes, Shirley Robson and Gwen Haydon.
President: Nil, maybe later on.
Vice-President: Sheryn O’Malveney and Shirley Robson
Secretary: Nil, maybe later on
Assistant Secretary: Betty Hodge and
Minutes Secretary only, Libby Balcombe.
There are two very efficient bowling ladies away on holidays at present and when they return, members are hopeful that they will have a president and secretary. Match/Selection Committee: Gwen Haydon, Nancy Morrow, Jill Messenger, Deanna Noble and Heather Hoad. Social Committee: Jenny Middleton, Dianne Mooney, Sandy McDonald, Radka Tatterson and Ellen Petty.
CWD Meetings Representatives: Moyna Rue, Sheryn O’Malveney and Nancy Morrow Publicity Officer: Shirley Robson Assistant: Ellen Petty Pie Lady: Diane Slattery Auditor: Max Baldwin