Bowls notes

By Yarrawonga Chronicle

ClubMulwala Indoor Bowls

Indoor Bowls will restart on Monday, February 3 at 7pm.

Please have your name down on the sheet by 6.15pm.

Anyone who would like to try a game of indoor bowls is very welcome to come along and have a go.

New players are always wanted.

All enquiries to ClubMulwala.


Club/State Events

Men’s 21 Up - The final four of the Men’s 21 Up has been decided and the semi-finals will be played by  Garry Sanders and Ray Brown, and Peter Lidgerwood and Don Ellis.

Ladies Pairs - Winners moving through to the next round are Caroline Reilly and Kim Johnston, Marie Morffew and Betty Richmond, and Laureen Smith and partner Rhonda Irvine. One match is still to be played in the previous round.

Victoria V South Australia Test Series

Anne Miles and Claire Sanders spent last week in South Australia playing for the Big V. 

The Victorian’s were triumphant in all 4 tests and came home with the coveted trophy. Well done, girls. Yes Claire, even though you have just celebrated your O birthday, you still qualify to be called “girl”.

Anne also received a special presentation. Anne has now played 100 games representing the Big V. Awesome, Anne!

O&M Events

January 23 and January 30 the greens will be used for the O&M Over 60’s pairs. Why not come along and encourage the bowlers competing.

Barefoot Bowls

The Barefoot Bowls Annual Charity Challenge is now under way, with the first round to be played next Tuesday, January 28. Even if you are not involved in the competition, visitors are welcome to share with the players in their fun and fellowship. 

Results this week.

Wednesday, January 15- Men’s 2 Bowl Triples

Winners - G Presnel, A Le Fevre, D Ellis (YMGCR).

Runners Up - I Brinblecomb, L Mc Donald, G Oats (Wangaratta).

Best Game Winners.

Game 1 - R Irvine (YMGCR). Game 2 - S Gann (YMGCR).

Game 3 - R Tait (Yarrawonga). Game 4 - S Mc Neill (Composite).

Sponsor - Yarrawonga Mulwala Funerals.

Saturday, January 18 - Weekend Pennant

A1 - Kiewa 88 lost to YMGCR 105.

A Miles 36/15, R Irvine 16/24, G Sanders 22/30, J Le Fevre 31/19.

A2 - YMGCR 90 defeated Wodonga 88.

R Lidgerwood 23/19, L Potter 20/23, A Goudge 18/28, V Brincat 29/18.

A4 - Corowa RSL 92 defeated YMGCR 87.

K Barnes 19/20, B Evans 17/21, A Dodman 19/30, S Rempel 32/21.

B2 - YMGCR 82 defeated Chiltern 48.

J Mc Gough 25/17, I Morffew 30/8, M Whitehead 27/23.

B3 - YMGCR 73 defeated Myrtleford 61.

N Millar 19/28, N Coleman 24/22, R Balfour 30/11.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, January 22 - Men’s 3 Bowl Pairs.

Thursday, January 23 - O & M Events.

Saturday, January 25 - Weekend Pennant.

Tuesday, January 28 - Midweek Pennant.

Barefoot Bowls at 7pm. 

Good bowling and stay healthy.

Club Mulwala Outdoor Bowls

First and foremost the club as a community bowling club send heartfelt condolences to those families who have lost loved ones in the recent catastrophic fires throughout the country.

We are thinking of those whose lives have been changed forever through the loss of homes, possessions and livelihood.  God bless you all.

After an extended break due to Christmas/New Year and the fires, it was a very welcome change to be able to get back on the greens and the business of competitive sport.

Saturday, January 18 – Weekend Pennant Results

Division A4 – Club Mulwala 101 (16) defeated Wangaratta 78 (2).

Ladder Position – 1.

Division B2 – Club Mulwala 70 (2) lost to Corowa RSL 72 (14).

Ladder Position – 4.

This was Corowa RSL ‘s home game which was played at Mulwala due to air quality (smoke).

Sunday, January 19 - Men’s Nominated Pairs round 1.

Only one game was played on Sunday and a small but enthusiastic crowd was entertained by a very close game of ever-changing score leaders.

Final results were as follows:

Kerry Merrett/Jason Milich 22 defeated Graeme Arnold/John Thurling 20.

Round 2 is to be played next Sunday, January 26.

Coming Up

Tuesday, January 21 – Midweek Pennant.

Division A2 – Club Mulwala v Moira (home).

Division B1 – Club Mulwala v Benalla (home).

Thursday, January 23 – Pennant Practice 9.30am and 4.00pm.

Saturday, January 25 – Weekend Pennant.

Division A4 – Club Mulwala v Wodonga (away).

Division B2 – Club Mulwala v Yarrawonga (home).

Sunday, January 26 - Men’s/Ladies Nominated Pairs Round 2 – 9.30am start.

Yarrawonga Bowls 

A date for your diary, the next 2 Bowl Triples Tournament is on Wednesday February 5. The sheet is up for those wishing to put a team in.

The Ladies Pairs Final will be played this Friday January 24 at 9am for anyone that would like to come and watch. 

It is between Kaye Tait/Ros King and J Hermassoo/Ev Calder.

The Men’s Pairs Final was held on Sunday January 19, between Roger McKenzie/Richard Hermassoo and Tim and Kobie Cromie. 

Congratulations to the Winners - Tim and Kobie. Congratulations also to Roger and Richard for being the Runners Up.

The B Grade Singles Final was also played on the same day between S Maddox and R Jeffcott. 

Congratulations to Shane (one of the clubs newer bowlers) on being the B Grade Champion for 2020/21. 

Congratulations also to Bob on being the Runner Up. 

Pennant results -

Midweek Pennant - Tuesday January 14 - All pennant was cancelled due to the fires.

Weekend Pennant – Saturday January 18 - A1 played Benalla at home and lost. 

A3 played Benalla at Benalla and lost. 

B2 played Corowa Civic at home and lost.

Social Bowls Results -

During this time of year, the Social Bowls may be cancelled due to the heat and low numbers. 

Please keep an eye on the board to confirm these events. 

No bowls will be held for days over 38 degrees. 

Monday 2-4-2 - January 13 - Winners – R Adams and W Lowrie. Runners Up – G and R Dace. The Jackpot was claimed by E and G Thomas. 

Wednesday January 15 - bowls were cancelled. 

Twilight Bowls – Thursday January 16 - Winners – Terry and Tania. 2nd – Noel and Glenn. 

This weeks games

Wednesday January 22 - Jackpot Triples, (numbers permitting).

Monday January 27 - 2-4-2. 

These games start at 12.30pm and names need to be down by 11am on the day. 

Twilight Bowls - Thursday January 23 - 6pm sausage sizzle for a 6.30pm start. Names to be down by 6pm.

To any members that are not well at the moment, we wish you a speedy recovery.

To all, good health, good bowling and good fellowship.

Tungamah Bowls

Congratulations to Steve Flanagan on winning the Club Championship and 100 – up.

The club wish Steve all the best at the Regions Champion of Champions Weekend Pennant results.

Tungamah played Benalla at Benalla. Although Tungamah won 2 rinks, the club went down overall.

S Flanagan’s team 25 to 21 shots, G Sampson’s team 31 to 23 shots and R Thomson’s team 14 to 35 shots.