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WEEK 9 of Corinella’s Corpo -
rate Bowls competition played last
Wednesday was sponsored by South
Coast Decor Centre of Wonthaggi.
There were two teams with two
wins on the card and Connell & Co
were declared the winners over Wa-
Connell & Co are now strong favou-
rites to take out the grand final prize.
The top four teams on the ladder af-
ter Week 9 were Connell & Co placed
first followed by Waterson Elgas, The
Lynch Mob and Gus’s Heroes.
The Corporate Bowls Competition
has reached Week 10 and concludes
this Wednesday at 6pm with a grand
final and finals night for all teams in-
The final position on the ladder
down to the 10th spot will be deter-
Alex Scott & Staff of Grantville have
kindly sponsored the event.
Phil Wright and observers have no -
ticed the teams have shown improved
form during the season.
Connell & Co play Waterson Elgas
to determine the first and second
place in the competition for 2017.
The matches promise to be fiercely
contested and Corinella invites family
and friends to come along and enjoy
There is speculation that the last
team will be awarded the coveted
Wooden Spoon Trophy.
Corinella wishes all teams good
luck and thank them for participat-
ing in the competition.
Friday Twilight Bowls at 5 had four
rinks of bowlers enjoying a social
game in warm weather.
All ages were represented and many
enjoyed a traditional corned silver-
side and vegetable meal afterwards.
A delighted Dave Martin won the
Twilight Jackpot and The Monster
Meat Raffle winners were Arch Con-
nell (once again) and Pauline Brown.
Friday Twilight Bowls at 5 con-
cludes on March 31 and the club
hopes to see you all again in October.
The Match Committee is thinking
about next pennant season and re-
quests that members register their
interest in playing on the list in the
Corinella is preparing for the Co-
rinella 500 sponsored by Langford
Jones Homes which is being played
on March 25 at 10am.
The entries are filling up, the gar-
den has been tidied and the caterers
are planning the lunchtime menu.
Corinella guarantees great prizes,
food, raffles and competition at the
THE Wednesday Monthly Triples
event, sponsored by Big Dog Lock-
smiths, had 12 teams playing three
There were two games of 12 ends
and as the weather heated up, the last
game was cut down to 10 ends.
The Best Last game with 11 shots
up was won by the team of Rhonda
Davies, Jill Bateman and Shirley
There were three teams that won
all games. Diana Patterson’s team fin-
ished on 48 points with 11 shots up.
Also finishing with 48 points but
13 shots up were the runners-up Wil-
ma Coleman, Linda Gallyot and Ivy
Congratulations to winners, Nell
Van Grunsven, Marg Griffin and Car-
ol Hughes who had 53 points to claim
the first prize.
Thanks to all those members who
contributed raffle prizes.
Last Thursday, 25 bowlers played
their regular Thursday Social Bowls
event in triples, with one team of four.
Three teams won both 12-end
Winners, with 34 points, were Bry-
an Hensley (S), Pat Sheedy and Rich-
Runners-up with 33 points were
Mick Yates (S), Brian Humphris and
Jim Weir, a visitor from Berwick.
Next Thursday, March 16, Inver-
loch hosts its Monthly Turkey Triples
event with social bowls returning the
following Thursday, March 23.
Thunder and lightning cleared for
a fine, sunny day for the RACV Tour-
nament Day on Sunday, March 12.
It was a mixed field of 18 teams that
took to the greens in the event spon-
sored by RACV Inverloch Resort.
There were three games of 10 ends
played with strong competition vying
for the prize money.
Lisa Zagami representing the RACV
made the presentation to the teams
in the winning circle.
The Best Overall game with 19
shots up went to Doug and Veronica
Muir, and John and Joyce Arnold.
Runners-up were Russell and Lois
May and Gary and Jacqui Cohen.
Congratulations to winners Wayne
and Janis Parks, Lois Luby and Dave
Thank you RACV Inverloch Resort
for the continued support and this
tournament will remain a featured
event on the club’s bowling calendar.
Wednesday, March 15 is the Bowl
Over Cancer Charity Day. It is a
mixed event which will feature a trad-
ing table to help boost the money
raised for this worthy cause. Names
in by 11.30am for a 12.30pm start.
Friday is Members’ Night with the
jackpot moving up in value.
ANOTHER busy week started with
the monthly triples with the greens
once again full.
A great day was enjoyed by all. Win-
ners were P David, N Van Grusven
and G Butler, with runners-up Col
Omerod, Barry Dicker and Bruce An-
Best last game came from D Alder-
man, P Simonds and W Clappers.
The B Grade men’s final was a
keenly contested affair between Ross
Lomagno and Graeme Freestone with
the latter being the victor. Congratu-
lations on a great win.
Thursday bowlers enjoyed a great
day’s bowls with the winners being J
Lye and P Goad with Lena Harfield get-
ting the voucher from Travelling Jack.
Friday night and everyone enjoyed
another great meal provided by Keith
and his merry band of helpers.
The club is lucky to have Keith pro-
viding his cooking expertise.
The highlight of the week was on
Sunday with the inaugural Jack and
Mary Wrench Memorial Mixed Pairs
day with 22 pairs competing.
Winners on the day were Ken Cecil
and Lena Harfield with runners-up
Roger Bailment and Shirley Martin.
All who competed enjoyed the day
and were pleased to see two of Jack
and Mary’s daughters in attendance
to present the prizes and shield.
Members look forward to playing in
this annual event in the future.
BUSINESS Bowls final night was
held on Tuesday evening (March 7)
with results as follows:
Championship game competing for
the Hays Jewellers trophy saw Leon-
gatha Bowls Team No 1 68 def Leon-
gatha Ladies 42.
Battle of the Cellar Dwellers com-
peting for the award known as the
encouragement award saw Nagle’s
Chemist 61 def Spencer HBB 53.
Results of the grudge matches saw
Mini Skips 59 def STIHL team 47,
Mountain View No 2 76 def Mountain
View No 1 47, Beers 59 def Bowls &
Beauty 52, Repco 67 def Edney’s 41,
BJ Earthmoving 58 def Whackers 51.
Other games saw Nomadness 62 def
Murray Goulburn 52, X Factor 57 def
Gatha Lions 51, Parks 60 def Smiths
62, Nesci Transport 68 def Westaway
The top overall score of the night
went to Nesci Transport with 30
points and so winning the Leongatha
Holden sponsor prize.
The club would like to thank all the
sponsors for the season and to all
members who helped run this event
and last but not least the business
teams who took part in the event over
the past six weeks.
Next Tuesday evening will be the
annual match against Korumburra to
be held at Leongatha Bowls Club.
Eight teams will be competing for
the shield, so if you want a good
night’s free entertainment, go along
to the bowls club 6pm and watch the
Social bowls on March 8 saw the
winners as K Williams (s) with H
Deenen and P Ellison with three wins
plus nine while the runners-up were
G Drury, G Washfold and Ellie Mc-
Intyre with two wins plus seven.
Saturday social bowls (March
11) saw the winners being G Drury
(s) and E Coulter with three wins
plus 19 and the runners-up were W
Walker (s) with Joanna Schmidt with
three wins plus 15.
Wednesday, March 22 will see
the monthly triples in action with a
9.30am start and the sponsors for
the day are Leongatha Fresh Meat
Until next report, good bowling,
LOCH AND DISTRICT
TWILIGHT Bowls numbers were
down this week, but the evening was
enjoyed by all.
Winners on the night were Graham
Turton, Paul Clifford, Thelma Sexton
and Ken Salmon.
Runners-up were Jim Stinson,
Graeme Kennedy, Trevor Loughridge
and Alan Provis.
The Barry Logan Memorial Heart
Support Charity Day will be held this
Sunday, March 19 at 10.30am.
MIDWEEK Bowls was held at Ko-
rumburra with 17 players.
There were two two-game winners.
The winning team was skipped by
Graham Rigby and Geoff Ryan with
John Routley, Reg Excell and Tom
The runners-up were skipped by
Rob Jefferies with Dennis Talbot, Pe-
ter Thorley and Bet Cowan.
The best one-game winners were
skipped by Sean McWilliams with
Lois Hammond, Lindsay Russell and
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Winners at the Jack and Mary Wrench Day at Korumburra
Bowls Club on Sunday were, from left, Lynette Wrench (spon-
sor), Lena Harfield, Ken Cecil and Rosemary Wrench (sponsor).
Runners-up at the Jack and Mary Wrench Day at Korum-
burra were, from left, Rosemary Wrench (sponsor), Roger
Balment, Shirley Martin and Lynette Wrench (sponsor).
Runners-up at Inverloch last Thursday, Jim Weir, Mick
Yates (Skip) and Brian Humphris.
Lisa Zagami from RACV presented the prizes to John and
Joyce Arnold and Doug and Veronica Muir for winning the
Best Overall Game at Inverloch on Sunday.
Russell and Lois May and Gary and Jacqui Cohen with
Lisa Zagami representing the sponsor of the day RACV In-
verloch Resort were the runners-up at the tournament.
Marg Griffin, Carol Hughes and Nell Van Grunsven were
the winning team at Inverloch’s Wednesday Monthly Triples
sponsored by Big Dog Locksmiths.
Monthly Triples at Inverloch sponsored by Big Dog Lock-
smiths had the team of Wilma Coleman, Linda Gallyot and
Ivy Sheppard finishing as runners-up.
Inverloch’s Thursday social bowls winners, Richard Hunt-
riss, Pat Sheedy and Bryan Hensley (Skip).
Lisa Zagami congratulates the winners of the RACV Day
tournament at Inverloch Wayne and Janis Parks, Lois Luby
and Dave Roberts.
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