Flag honours for twos team

THE district pennant competition was concluded last Saturday with our No. 2’s winning the flag after playing great bowls all season. 

CAPTURE THE FLAG: Culburra men’s No.2 pennant team captured the flag after defeating Shoalhaven Heads in the final.

CAPTURE THE FLAG: Culburra men’s No.2 pennant team captured the flag after defeating Shoalhaven Heads in the final.

In round 10’s game against Shoalhaven Heads, the shot count was 65-56 for a 5-1 win. 

The statistics show the season was built on good team performances resulting in only one game lost all season, a total of only five rinks lost all season and  with Geoff Steinhour’s team of John Dallas, Bruce Fletcher and John Humphries undefeated in all games played. 

The team members are Gary Melleuish, John Rudd, John Humphries, Roy Bourke, Ian Carre, Geoff Steinhour, Jim Hibbert, David Tinsley, Geoff Blackshaw, John Dallas, Bruce Fletcher, Col Templeton, Nancye Carre – Manager, Kiro Pavloff. 

The zone play-off will be at Bodalla Bowling Club on May 17 and 18 with Culburra to play their games on Sunday May 18. 

So jump in the car and support our club. 

In the round 10 game of the No. 4’s, Culburra was defeated by Huskisson 54-70 for a 1-5 loss. 

The No. 6’s were defeated 47-54 for a 2-4 loss at Berry Bowling Club. 

Col Hancock, Danny Nash, Chris Hindley and Ken O’Day finished the season with a 22-12 win.

Last Sunday was semi-final day for both major and minor singles championship with the very strong gusting wind making bowling very difficult. 

Jim Hibbert 31 defeated John Slingsby 31-6. John Rudd defeated Gary Melleuish 31-22 in the majors while in the minors Jeff Sankey defeated Wayne Chalmers 31-21 with Roy Cartledge winning on a forfeit. 

The final of both championships will be played next Saturday May 10, with a 12.35pm card call.

Twenty-six social bowlers played last Wednesday in five pairs and one triples game. 

The first rink draw prize was won by John Humphries and Bruce Fletcher who defeated Geof Blackshaw and Jim Hibbert 22-17. 

The second prize money went to rink four’s triples game between Sue and Bill Hill, visitors from the Sunshine Coast, Gary Hastings, Gordon Webber and Ron Shoveller.

 The winner of Friday’s major rink draw prize was rink ninesgame between Danny Nash and Barry Epple who defeated Peter Dwyer and John Humphries 27-21. 

Graham Faul and Bruce Fletcher 21 defeated Gary Hasting and John Slingsby 13 to win the second rink draw with Ron Shoveller, John Castellan, Rick Neilsen and John Roden claiming the third prize money. 

The raffle winners were Meat Tray Trevor, John Humphries and John Castellan. 

The jackpot was won by rink nine’s group after Danny Nash plucked number nine marble out of the hat yet again.

Rumour has it that “Jackpot Danny Nash” has employed a manager to organise his schedule of games with bowlers that want to play with him on a Jackpot Friday.

 The first round of the club triples championship is listed to start on Saturday May 24 with the second round played on Sunday May 25. 

Details of the draw are in the bowls office foyer. 

Entries for the minor pairs close on June 6 with the first round on June 14. 

The major minor pairs championship entries close on July 18, with play to start on July 26.


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