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South Grafton Men’s Bowls

Wednesday March 9, Men’s social day: Just five rinks this afternoon consisting of three games of Triples, one with a reduced amount of bowls and two games of Pairs. The weather was fine though fairly humid and the results of all five matches were as follows: Rink (1). J Pye, B Kowal & P Gillespie d W Powell, T Newsome & G Kilduff 26-12 Rink (2). I Cheyne & M Myers d D Andrews & L Preston 31-14 Rink (3). D James, J Gaddy & G Mallison (played 2 bowls) d M Andrews & L Bond (played 3 bowls) Rink (4). J Bessant, J Mitchell & M Ransome d T Latter, J Flaherty & L Flaherty 18-15 Rink (5). L Taylor & P Linacre d P Nottle & W Peterson 17-14 Winning Rink (3) D James, J Gaddy, G Mallison. Lucky team: M Myers, I Cheyne. The resting toucher went to Warren Powell and the jackpot was won by: Rink (2) I Cheyne, M Myers, D Andrews, L Preston. Friday March 11, Men’s mixed barefoot bowls day: Very pleasant afternoon for a game and today saw three rinks of Triples, one with a swinging lead take to the Green. The results of all three matches as follows: Rink (1). M Bettison, L Perrett & L Bond d K Fitzsimmons, H Nickless & A Bunn 32-11. Rink (2). B Essex, S Ford & J Pye d P Desborough, M Glass & J Glass 5-12 Rink (3). S Scott (Swinging Lead), R Pendergast & J Betts d S Scott (SL), J Flaherty & D Fitzsimmons 32-12 Winning Rink (2) B Essex, S Ford, J Pye. The chook end went to J Glass and the jackpot was not won. Sunday 13th March mixed Sunday morning bowlo: Just a couple of rinks taken up with two games of pairs, the results being, Rink (1). T Nixon & S Weber d T Cameron & R Holmes 18-10 Rink (2). M Cheetham & J Betts d L Betts & B Emannuel 21-17. Sunday mornings are a really laid back and enjoyable bowling experience. All clubs are invited to nominate a team by 8.30am Sunday and all visitors are welcome to join us for a game. A very pleasant way to spend a Sunday morning. D McLachlan