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South Grafton Men’s Bowls

Wednesday 23rd September – men’s social bowls: Twenty four bowlers took part in four games of triples on a cool and windy afternoon that promised storms later in the afternoon. All matches were completed however and the results of these matches were as follows: Rink (1) D Andrews, B Ashbrooke & T Scott d J Betts, S Weber & T Weber 25-12; Rink (2) M Andrews, G Taylor & G Kilduff d D James, J Gaddy & G Mallison 30-17; Rink (3) M Myers, N Harrison & M Ransome d P Gillespie, K Fitzsimmons & J Pye 30-16; Rink (4) B Kenny, J Flaherty & L Flaherty drew with W Powell, W Peterson & J Davis 21 all. Winning rink (4) B Kenny, J Flaherty. L Flaherty on a coin toss. Lucky rink: No result supplied. Jackpot not won. Friday 25th September – men’s mixed barefoot bowls: Just three rinks of social bowls and one game of Mixed Championship Fours, played out in cool and very blustery conditions. The results of both social and championship matches as follows: Social bowls: Rink (3) B Kenny, J Thorpe & D McLachlan d M Bettison, A O’Brien & B Essex 18-15; Rink (4) D O’Brien & S Weber d S Scott & J Betts 31-10; Rink (5) P Desborough & A Bunn d L Betts & J Pye 19-18. Championship rounds: Championship mixed fours – Rink (2) D Fitzsimmons, P Lollback, G Kilduff & J Pye d H Nickless, S Bridle, L Perrett & L Bond 19-11. Championship Mixed Triples round: L Betts, S Weber & J Betts won on a forfeit from R Woodward’s team. Winning Rink: D O’Brien, S Weber. Resting Toucher: A O’Brien. Chook Ends: End 8 – L Preston; End 14 – P Lollback. Jackpot not won. Sunday 27th September, Mixed Fours Championship round: M King, C Nixon, P Robinson & N Harrison d K Fitzsimmons, P Chevally, G Ryan & R Hodge 28-11 in a much closer and hard fought match than the score would indicate. Good bowling all players. No Championship games next weekend due to the Long weekend holiday. D McLachlan