Twenty four players competed in Mixed Mufti Bowls last Friday night with the winners being Di Slattery and Terry Mooney and the runners up being Jeanette Wheeldon and Sue Rye.
Last Saturday the annual Anniversary Triples was held with 16 teams competing. The winners were the Grenfell team of Barry Jones, Blake Bradke and Daryl Spaulding and the runners up were the Cowra team of Neville Connors, Alan Messiner and Shane Lauristen. The semi-finals runners up were L Taylor’s team from Orange Country Club and John Adam’s team from Dubbo Macquarie. Round winners were the local team of Crock Watt, Charlie McIntosh and Tot Fisher, Cole’s Grenfell team and the Orange team of Neville and Glen Seaton.
Last Sunday the annual Ron Worboys Memorial Men’s Three Bowls Pairs was held with 20 teams competing. Tubby and Graham Worboys were in attendance and played in memory of their father. The winners were the local team of Teddy Lawrence and Barney Robson and the runners up was the Orange team of Neville and Glen Seaton. The semi-finals runners up were the team of Luke and Elbows from Orange Country Club and the Cowra Team of Alan Messiner and Shane Lauristen. Round winners were the local team of Roger Traves and Peter Taylor, the Orange team of Bob Hamilton and Gus Cooper and Troy Adams Manildra team.
Next year will be the 25th time for this event and plans will be put in place to make this a special occasion in 2021. Thanks to Mandy and Star for serving up a beautiful Chinese buffet lunch on both days and also thanks to our sponsors. Sparky Wright won the raffle for the set of bowls that were donated by Bob Bates. It was good to get favourable feedback from visiting bowlers on the state of our greens.
Friday January 31 – Social Mixed Pairs Mufti Bowls with names in by 6pm for 6.30pm start. $10 per person. One game of 15 ends.
Nominations are called for the Major and Minor Singles as well as the Major and Minor Pairs. Names are required from bowlers available for Pennants. Sheets are on the notice board.
By Ian Nelder