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  • Writer's pictureThe Beagle

Narooma Men’s Bowls Social Bowls Winners’ Circle

On Wednesday we had a good turnout of bowlers with winners decided by Lucky Rinks and this week the winners were Russell Smith, Peter Murton and John Spees (skip) who were on fire early on to lead by 15 to seven after 11 ends before the margin narrowed for a 23 to 19 win against Mick Cavic, Rhys Budwick and Greg Ryan (skip). Second place went to Jim Constan, Marty Vandervass and Clive Gilmour (skip) who had a close game early where they led 11 to 10 after 11 ends before they picked up a few good ends for a 29 to 15 win against Vince Stokes, Gail Palmer and Les Waldock (skip). The first resting toucher went to Rex Dunn who came up well, first run after a spell, to rest on the jack at 12.54. Well done Rex. Thank you to Rapley and Son, Narooma Plaza, for their continued support.


On Sunday we had two rinks of triples and a rink of pairs and the winners, decided by Lowest Winning Score were Warren Bender, Enid Brooker and Bruce Rapkins (skip) who prevailed against some top opposition, to lead 11 to eight after 11 ends and continued on to a 15 to 12 win against Clare Cork, Jan Rapkins and Pat Barklem (skip).


Minor Pairs


The semi final of the Minor Pairs was played last week between Rod Holman and Peter Jones (skip) and Jim Constan and Gary Murane (skip). Rod and Peter hit the lead early and after 11 ends they led 10 to nine. The score was 13 all after 15 ends before Peter’s team started to draw clear and they went on for a 22 to 15 and a place in the Final.


Consistency Singles


There were three Consistency Matches played this week. Results were: Gary Murane played Mick Cavic and Gary was on song throughout to lead 61 to 39 after 10 ends and continued that form for a 100 to 58 win. Greg Ryan played Allan Chisholm and after a close game early on, Allan got his nose in front to lead 62 to 48 after 11 ends. The margin stayed the same for the remainder of the match with Allan winning with a score of 100 to 84. The other match played was between Rob Coulson and Dennis Maggs Rob held the upper hand early and led 64 to 46 after 11 ends and 91 to 79 after 17 ends. Dennis then attacked the jack and picked up the next three ends to win this great match 100 to 97.


Pennant Results

Round 6 of the Pennant Competition was played this week with our Grade 5 team playing Tuross Head at Narooma. Results were: Narooma lost 1 point to 9, 53 shots to 57 – Peter Robson, Rob Coulson, Dennis Maggs and Greg Ryan (skip) lost 17 to 21; Peter Hattam, Margaret Naylor, Tony Palmer and Dave Herman (skip) lost 18 to 22; and Les Waldock, Gail Howe, John Scott and Keith Pickett (skip) won 18 to 14. In Grade 6 Narooma played Dalmeny at Dalmeny. Narooma lost 1 point to 9, 57 shots to 62. Results were: John Redman, John Voytas, Vicki Herman and Terry Lewis (skip) lost 16 shots to 22; Allan Chisholm, Pam Grant, Gary Murane and Sandra Breust (skip) won 26 shots to 16; and Mick Cavic, Jim Constan, John Downie and Peter Jones (skip) lost 15 to 24.

Above: Col Armstrong and Peter Dillon are all concentration before Col plays his shot.

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