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Midweek bowls was held at Corinel-
la with 18 players.
There were two two-game winners.
The winning team was skipped by
George Crynes with Elaine Fitt and
The runners-up were skipped by Pe-
ter McWilliams with Marg McConville
and Bet Cowan.
The best one-game winners was
skipped by Geoff Ryan with Jill Demo
and Judy Dickie.
Next week is a sponsored day by
Garth Lisle Property Loans at San
Our numbers are down so come
along and enjoy the fellowship and
games or the club will fold, so come
on you regulars and players, all are
Thank you Corinella for the use of
your greens and warm hospitality.
A special thank you to all our spon-
sors, without your help it would be
harder for us to operate.
Keep well and happy bowling.
Corinella’s Tuesday Division 4 con-
tested the Grand Final against Inver-
loch at Korumburra on February 21.
Corinella began well but Inverloch
were too strong in the last half, win-
ning 51 to Corinella 40.
All Tuesday divisions played their
Grand Finals at Korumburra and the
atmosphere was electric.
Congratulations to all teams for
making it to the finals.
Corinella Corporate Bowls played
week seven on Wednesday February
The Connell & Co Boys continued
their winning streak and are clear lad-
The South West Gippsland Mid-
week Bowls was played at Corinella
on Thursday February 23.
Jacquie Carter was busy looking
after the kitchen and the bar for the
Friday Twilight at 5 was a huge suc-
After the game a delicious Italian
lasagne made by Therese and Jac-
quie was served followed by perfect
poached pears in red wine created by
The Monster Meat Raffle was won
by Brian Whelan and Graham McK-
Corinella’s Annual Summer Bay
Cup was contested between teams
from Corinella, Coronet Bay and The
The sun was as hot as the competi-
tion on the green.
This was Steve Bray’s third year
organising the event and he makes it
more fun every year.
Bowlers had lucky corner to corner
rolls, a Monster Raffle and toe tapping
music from the veranda whilst playing
the novelty games.
At the end of play everyone enjoyed
chicken and chips in the clubhouse.
Team Corinella was after the trifecta
but The Out-of-towners had different
ideas after being nicknamed the Wan-
nabes and won the day convincingly
with a score of 278 points.
The runners-up were Coronet Bay
with 248 and Corinella 220.
Jaron Smith won the Skins compe-
tition after defeating numerous chal-
lengers on the green.
The Summer Bay Cup Queen and
King were selected and Therese Dur-
bridge looking resplendent in her
beach wear was crowned Queen with
Shane Holmes chosen as her King.
Wednesday Social bowls saw 12
players enjoying two friendly games of
Winners with two wins were Nell Van
Grunsven, Laurel Lee and Val Davis.
It is good to see Val back wielding
her bowling arm on the green again.
March 1 is the next Social game
starting at 12.30pm.
Friday February 17 saw the comple-
tion of the club championship with
Ladies Minor Singles, Ladies Pairs,
Men’s Minor Singles and Men’s 100Up
The Ladies Minor Singles was won
by Carol Waters who defeated Linda
Marg Flett and Carol Hughes
claimed the Ladies Pairs title over Gail
Burge and Lorraine Dowson.
John Thornton was victorious over
Keith Cousens in the Men’s Minor
Wayne Parks won a closely con-
tested match against Doug Archer to
claim the Men’s 100Up crown.
Well done to all those members who
participated in the club champion-
Thursday Social Bowls had 18
bowlers on the greens to play two 12-
end games of two-bowl triples.
Winners with two wins and 36
points were Bob Davis (S), Peter Dal-
mau and Terry Orford.
Runners-up with one win and
26 points were Nic Van Grunsven,
Graeme Dunlop and Harry Dunn.
Thursday Social Bowls are on next
Names in by 11.30am for 12.30pm
Inverloch, as a neutral venue hosted
the Saturday Pennant finals matches
for Divisions Two, Three, Four and
Five of the SGBD competition and
200-odd spectators lined the perim-
eters of both greens to support the
eight teams competing for four flags
in perfect bowling weather.
Inverloch’s Division One Blue played
their final against Leongatha on Ko-
rumburra’s top green.
Leongatha played valiantly but were
unable to repeat the giant-killing form
of the previous Saturday, when they
defeated reigning champions Philip
Island Blue in the Preliminary Final
played at Inverloch.
Inverloch managed to get an early
break and led 28-8 after 19 ends.
At the tea-break, Inverloch main-
tained its lead and came in at 46-20
with 39 ends played.
After 59 ends, the score was 65-37,
with Inverloch holding a comfortable
lead on all three rinks, in spite of
some brilliant bowling by Leongatha’s
tried and proven players.
The game finished after two teams
completed 25 ends each and a conces-
sion on Rink 5, where Mick Coram’s
team was in an unbeatable position
after 23 ends.
Frank Seaton’s team with Mick Bow-
man, Wayne Parks and Gavin Butler
defeated John Hall’s team 33-12.
Ron Burge’s team with Glen Scott,
Ross Gabb and Chas Buccilli finished
26-18 against Russell Trotman’s team.
Mick Coram’s team with Dave Rob-
erts, Andrew Rowe and Gary Hardy
led Bruce Anderson’s team 26 to 16
when play was called off.
Inverloch held an overall lead of 39
shots up, leaving no doubt as to who
were Division One Champions for
They celebrated in the appropriate
manner when they returned trium-
phant to the clubrooms bearing their
hard-won blue flag – roll on season
Members night returns on Friday
and the jackpot was won so we start
back at the beginning.
Don’t forget the Club Presentation
Night on Saturday March 4 as the
venue is full.
It was great to see the Presentation
Night starting to regain its importance
in celebrating achievements on the
The night starts at 5.30pm.
After an extremely busy week for the
club catering for the Tuesday Pennant
grand final for all grades then Tues-
day traders we got back to a bit of nor-
mality for Thursday bowls with good
G.Bradshaw, G.Hams, H.Opray and
Saturday Pennant grand finals were
held at Korumburra for Division One
with all other Divisions at Inverloch.
The Division Four Maroon side got
off to a slow start against Wonthaggi
and were eight shots down at the
Ross Lomagno had a great win get-
ting up 41 shots to 18 against Les
Les Eastman had a 33 to 21 shot
win over John Hedley, unfortunately
Ian Pepperell went down to Howard
19 shots to 27 giving an overall win
of 27 shots to claim the pennant, well
done to all players on the season.
Loch and District Bowling Club Twi-
light Bowls is continuing into autumn,
and anyone who would like to join in,
just be there at 5.30pm, names in ear-
Last week’s winning team was Gra-
ham Kennedy, Alan Provis and Daryl
Ladies 100-UP final was played this
week between June May and Skye
Congratulations to Skye for another
great win, and well done to June for a
Ladies Pairs start this week. Please
note, other club competitions must
get underway soon.
Seven weeks of corporate bowls
concluded this week.
Tuesday had a field of 16 teams
divided into 4 sections for the final
Overall winners were ESPY – Wayne,
Daryl and Clive with runners-up
Bombers – Dean, Bruce and Steve.
Division 2 winners: JRL – Jack,
Ralph and Lenny.
Division 3 winners: Great Bowls of
Fire – Ben, Nick and Adam.
Division 4 winners: Robo – Kevin,
David and Dawn.
Wednesday was an eight-team event
with winners Mr Mc Brown – Robert,
Don and Dale, and runners-up were
What Do You Think? – Lindsay, Fizz
Thanks to Ray for organising the
teams, the barbecuing team and mem-
bers who helped on a regular basis.
Continued page 57.
The winners of the Inverloch Bowls Club’s Corporate Bowls
competition, from left, Jack Clements, Harry McInnes and
A large crowd attended the final round of the Inverloch
Bowls Club’s Corporate Bowls competition. Here they wait
for the raffle draws.
Inverloch’s Ladies Club Pairs, Marg Flett and Carol Hughes
defeated Gail Burge and Lorraine Dowson to claim the title.
Linda Gallyot played Carol Waters in the Inverloch Ladies
Minor Singles final with Carol winning the match.
In a very close match, Wayne Parks edged out Doug Archer
for the Inverloch Men’s 100Up title. Bruce Corrigan was the
marker for this game.
Keith Cousens congratulates John Thornton on winning
the Inverloch Men’s Minor Singles. Richard Huntriss was the
Thursday Social Bowls winners at Inverloch were Terry Or-
ford, Bob Davis and Peter Dalmau.
San Remo Triples winners were Stan Noad, Glenn Birt and
Frank Cimino with organiser Geoff Coleman.
Tarwin Lower team of Steve Graham, Tommy Hamdorf
and Colin Mansfield.
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