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Saturday, February 18 saw the
Men’s Pennant preliminary finals in
action with Division One, Three and
Four Leongatha teams partaking,
however Division One were the only
team that will play in the grand final.
Division One played Phillip Island
and defeated the Island 71 to 65
B.Anderson’s team won 32 to 16
shots, J.Hall’s team won 24 to 17
shots and R.Trotman’s team lost 15
to 32 shots.
Division Three also played Phillip
Island and at the end both were tied
on 73 shots each.
This meant that an extra end was
to be played by all teams and Phillip
Island came out the winners in a very
The Leongatha Division Three
teams were not disgraced and have
had a very good season overall.
Good luck to the Island in the
Division Four were also defeated by
Korumburra in their preliminary fi-
nal and were unable to overcome the
might of the Burra teams.
Good luck to the Burra in the grand
final, but again our Division Four
teams have had a very good season.
Wednesday, February 22 will see
the monthly triples in action with a
9.30am start – B.Y.O. lunch.
Until next report, good bowling,
LOCH AND DISTRICT
Congratulations to Jenny Miller on
her latest achievement in winning the
Strzelecki section of the Champion of
Well done Jenny and good luck for
The Ladies 100-UP final will be
played this week – June May versus
Good bowling to you both.
Twilight Bowls continues as a popu-
lar past time and this week’s winning
team was Jim Stinson, Alan Provis,
John Hallas and Thelma Sexton –
Come along and join in Wednesday
evenings at 6pm, everyone welcome.
Finley Luke has donned his other
hat and has been busy installing the
new bi-fold doors at the club house.
It’s all looking neat and tidy, thanks
The Tuesday Division 1 team de-
spite its best efforts could not over-
come a consistent Leongatha in the
Preliminary Final last week at Ko-
Scores were close early but steadier
play by the Leongatha side saw them
over the line and into the Grand Fi-
Congratulations to Leongatha and
congratulations also to our own side
which has dominated the scene in
recent years with multiple premier-
ships – we’ll be back next year.
This Saturday February 25 will see
San Remo teams in Divisions 2 and 5
battle it out with two Fish Creek sides
for SGBD premiership honours.
At the time of writing the venues
had not been decided.
Tuesday Corporate Night saw an-
other great turnout.
Winners on the night were The
Three Amigos Remo Brusamarello,
Scott Wagland and Simon Wooding.
Members are advised that the AGM
and presentation night will be held on
A club dinner will be held Friday
March 3 and all members and friends
The last two weeks have been a very
busy time for Tarwin Lower Bowls
The club hosted some of the di-
vision finals for both the Tuesday
and Saturday competitions, and
last Thursday the Ladies South
Gippsland Bowls Division Side selec-
tion was held at the green.
Thank you to Paul Griffiths and his
team for the preparation of the green
and its surrounds.
Thank you also to House Director
Heather Marshall and her team for
their catering efforts at these events.
This Tuesday, February 21, the
Tuesday Division 2 team will be com-
peting against Port Welshpool in the
Grand Final at Korumburra.
We anticipate an exciting game and
encourage members and friends to
attend to cheer on our players – there
is very limited seating at Korumburra
so it isadvisable to BYO chair.
The game commences at 9.30am –
Even though it is the end of the
Pennant season there are still many
events in which members can partici-
Please check the notice boards for
fixtures for club competitions and for
events hosted by other clubs.
Some dates for member’s diaries
March 1 – Ladies Invitation
March 18 – The annual ‘Me-
morial Day Bowls’ – an event open
to all clubs. Please contact Gordon
Burke on 0490 449 081 to register.
March 26 – Annual
Frankston v Tarwin Lower competi-
March 30 – Ladies Guest
This Friday, February 24 will be the
last of the ‘Special Friday Nights’ for
Thank you to all who attended
these fun nights and for their contri-
butions to the raffle which often pro-
vided us with a few laughs.
Special thanks to Wilma Coleman
for her delicious home cooked good-
ies and to Colin Mansfield for his
beautiful plants – there was often a
race to claim a particular favourite.
It is pleasing to report that Peter
and Alan are both home and were
able to join us at the club last Friday
It was wonderful to see them and I
am sure they enjoyed the numerous
hugs they received from the ladies.
Hopefully we will see you at Tues-
day’s final – Korumburra, 9.30am,
The second last week of the 2016-
17 season has not been as kind as the
club would have liked.
Moving into last week we still had
three sides alive in the finals race.
With Saturday Division 4 already
in the Grand Final, it was now up to
Tuesday’s and Saturday’s Division 2
sides to fight it out for the last spot.
In Tuesday Pennant, Division 2
played Port Welshpool at Korum-
In what was near perfect condi-
tions, it was a hard fought encounter.
Unfortunately results did not go
Drawing one rink and losing the
other two was never going to get us
across the line, losing overall by 17
In Saturday Pennant, Division 2
played Fish Creek at Tarwin Lower
Having sat at the top of the ladder
for most of the season, Fish Creek
have always been a hard side to beat.
The sides matched up the same
way they did in their last home and
Under grey skies and the threat of
rain, Fish Creek got the jump in two
of the three rinks and never looked
Wonthaggi had one successful rink
skipped by Alan Bolding, with the
other two rinks being clearly beaten
on the day.
The final margin was 43 shots, 97-
In Wednesday Social Bowls, the
side skipped by Brian Donohue with
Kevin Olver, Stan Noad and Allan
Smith took the choccys in what was
a most enjoyable day.
In the Miners’ Dispensary Corpo-
rate Bowls it was another great night.
The day had not looked too promis-
ing weather wise, but once the bowls
started the skies cleared and it was
It was a close night with several
teams having two wins and the re-
sults were only separated by shots
between first and third.
Medical 2 took the encouragement
award this week.
In first place with two wins and
+22 was Eli Sheerin Concreting, sec-
ond was Seahigh with two wins and
+21 and in third was Cobbers with
two wins and +18.
There is only one more of the home
and away season for corporate with
the finals being played on Tuesday
Good luck to the Division 4 side
who takes on Korumburra Maroon in
the grand final.
The club is holding the yearly TS
Construction 4’s on the March 5.
Spots are still available, contact the
club to enter a side.
Russell Trotman was part of the winning
Leongatha team that defeated Phillip Island
in the 1st Division preliminary final.
Leongatha’s Bruce Anderson sends down
a bowl in the 1st Division preliminary final.
Phillip Island’s Peter Forrest during the
1st Division preliminary final against Leon-
David Hanlon skipped the only winning
rink on the day for Phillip Island in the 1st
Division preliminary final.
In Wednesday Social Bowls at Wonthaggi, the side skipped by Brian
Donohue with Kevin Olver, Stan Noad and Allan Smith won in what was
a most enjoyable day.
WESTERNPORT Field & Game held
their monthly shoot on February 19.
Three rounds of 25 were shot by
81 shooters braving the cold, wet and
windy summer’s day.
Despite the conditions, there were
some good targets and good scores
shot. The club sponsored the day with
shells as prizes.
Overall scores: High Gun, Paul John-
son with a score of 65.
Grade winners are: AA Grade: 1st
Shaun Martin (62), 2nd Cameron
Kivinen (61), 3rd Rod Laidlaw (61).
A Grade: 1st Steve Harris (64), 2nd
Ves Dubocanin (59), 3rd Martin Holmes
B Grade: 1st Daniel Briscoe (58), 2nd
John Dudley (54), 3rd Michael Little
C Grade: 1st Bill Moran (45), 2nd
Mick Braden (42), 3rd Paul Ledwith
Veterans: 1st Lionel Bradley (60), 2nd
Tony Power (58), 3rd Len Box (58).
Ladies: 1st Brooke Tangey (63), 2nd
Anna Hirchfield (59), 3rd Tracey Ja-
Juniors: 1st Michael Stevens (58),
2nd James Sacchetta (49), 3rd Charles
Case of shells won by Len Box.
Raffle prize – Crayfish donated by
John Paterson won by Peter Passarin.
The club’s next shoot is on Sunday,
March 12 with nominations open at
9am and 75 targets on offer. Clay tar-
get shooting is suitable for all ages and
fitness levels with juniors shooting for
GIPPSLAND Shield, Round 4, 90 metres
held at Sale on February 5.
Leongatha won the round with 1434.0 with
Traralgon very close behind on 1433.8.
Sale came third on 1414.9.
Best shooters (scratch) on the day were:
Brendan Maginn (Traralgon) scoring a 200 in
Bench Rest and Daniel Croatto (Leongatha)
scoring 193 in Prone.
Best Handicap winners on the day were: Wil-
liam Ross (Leongatha) scoring 218.0 in Bench
Rest and Mathew Eldridge (Leongatha) scoring
203.5 in Prone.
Round 5 will be held at Leongatha SBRC on
Sunday, April 9 at 10am.
The Leongatha club shoots Friday nights at
8pm at the rifle club on the recreation reserve.
Any inquiries, please call R Spratt on 5664
MONDAY, February 13,
Meeniyan Pairs; First with an
excellent 61.46% were Susan
Ruffin and Clive Hope.
Second with a strong 57.29%
were Neville Chapman and
Ken McKenzie and third with
53.12% were the ever success-
ful pair of Faye Rowlands and
Tuesday, February 14, Tarwin
Lower Pairs; A strong field saw
two sections compete.
North/South winners with the
score of the week were Frank
Arndt and Clive Hope with
Second with a strong 58.51%
were Hannah Martin and Mau-
reen Stiles, and closely follow-
ing into third with 57.58% were
Kathryn Smith and Colin Cam-
Fourth were the very consis-
tent pairs of Wendy and David
Saleeba with 53.53%.
East/West winners with a
wonderful 65.38% were Alan
Johnston and John Sullivan.
Second with a strong 63.04%
were Dawn Jolly and Ruth Ste-
Westernport Field & Game
Leongatha Small Bore
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