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South Grafton Men’s Bowls

Wednesday 2nd September, men’s social bowls: Cool clear temps, a little wind, though manageable and a quick Green saw 28 bowlers head out to compete variously in four games of triples and one of pairs. The results of all matches as follows: Rink (10): D Andrews, G Taylor & T Scott d B Worthy, L Andrew & J Ashendon 48-11; Rink (2): P Gillespie, K Fitzsimmons & J Pye d S Weber, J Davis & T Weber 22-17; Rink (3): G Williams, G Kilduff & L Bond d D James, J Gaddy & G Mallison 17-12; Rink (4): M Meyers & N Harrison d T Newsome & L Preston 24-17; Rink (5): M Revell, W Powell & B Kowal d B Kenny, J Flaherty & L Flaherty 19-18. Winning Rink (4) M Meyers, N Harrison. Lucky Rink (3) G Williams, G Kilduff, L Bond. Resting Toucher: J Pye. Jackpot not won. Friday 4th September, men’s mixed barefoot bowls day: Extremely blustery conditions and a fast Green with twenty two players on four rinks; three of triples and one of pairs. The results of which were: Rink (1): A Kokkin, S Ford & D McLachlan d S Scott, P Desborough & B Hayes 27-9; Rink (2): P Robinson & C Nixon d L Perrett & L Bond 24-22; Rink (3): T Weber, B Ford & J Glass drew with D O’Brien, M Glass & J Pye 18 all: Rink (4): S Weber, J Thorpe & A Bunn d M Bettison, A O’Brien & L Nixon 23-13. Winning Rink (3) T Weber, B Ford, J Glass (on a draw). Chook Ends: End 8 – L Bond; End 14 – B Ford. Resting: Toucher S Ford. Jackpot not won. Saturday 5th September: Three Mixed Fours Championship rounds took place. The results from the three matches were as follows. Rink (1): D Fitzsimmons, P Lollback, G Kilduff & L Preston d J Kowal, J Gebetsberger, G Mallison & B Kowal 27-15. Rink (2): K Fitzsimmons, P Chevally, E McKew & R Hodge d D Allison, M Revell, K Van Beek & G Cupples 30-6. Rink (3): A Bunn, C Nixon, P Robinson & N Harrison d R Pendergast, W Powell, B Essex & J Pye 28-6. Congratulations to all bowlers, with some top bowls played on all three rinks. D McLachlan