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The Annual 500 Mixed Fours competition
proudly sponsored by Langford Jones Homes was
played last Saturday, March 25 and despite the
very high humidity, it was a successful and enjoy-
Bowlers were treated to a luncheon of Chicken
or Tuna Vol au Vents with salad followed by Spiced
Plum Cake home made by Therese Durbridge and
Jacquie Carter, and assisted by Marg Hoy and
Ed Hoy tended a busy bar.
The winners were Brendan and Valerie Ryan,
and Rick Spargo and Greg Stuart all from San
Remo on a score of 53 points from a possible 62.
The runners-up were Cliff and Patti Scammell,
with Lance Bullock and Pat Argent not far away on
a score of 49 points.
The Best Last Game was won by one of the Won-
Skipped by Ken Webb with Irene Olver, Caroline
Donahue and Kevin Olver, 10 shots up.
The raffle winners, Shane Holmes, Johnny
Miggs and Ken Webb were lucky their prizes were
still there at the end of play as Joanna Lomagno
tried not once but three times to make off with
Joanna you really are a bundle of fun.
The weather was perfect for Corinella's penulti-
mate Friday Twilight Bowlers at 5.
Following the games everyone enjoyed a gour-
met BBQ, cooked by the BBQ King himself, Dave
Lance Bullock and Phil Wright won the Monster
Meat Raffle but the lucky member draw went un-
claimed and jackpots to next Friday, March 31.
This will be the final twilight for the season and
it's casserole night so all regulars are encouraged
to ask other members and friends to come along
and enjoy a game of bowls and stay for dinner.
Corinella's Club Championship Grand Final
Mixed Pairs is to be played Wednesday, March 27
at 4pm between Brian Edwards/Carol Lincoln and
Dean Pippicelli/Jacquie Carter.
There were no Wednesday Social bowls last
week as the weather ruled out playing any
games. Let’s hope this Wednesday is better. Names
in by 11.30am for 12.30pm start.
Social bowls last Thursday was a quiet and or-
derly event with many of the regulars absent, 'on
loan' to Bendigo for the annual Country Week tour-
Fifteen bowlers formed four teams of four and
three to play two 12-end games, which produced
two teams with double wins.
The Hard Luck team, with 21 points was Har-
ry Rybalka (S), Peter Dalmau and Alan 'Johnno'
Winners on 36 points were Mal Marshall (S),
Keith Cousens, Bruce Corrigan and Kevin Wool-
There's always this week when numbers should
be back to full strength, to take advantage of In-
verloch's balmy autumn weather. Sign on before
Once again, Inverloch is strongly represented in
the upcoming State Championships being held at
the Bendigo East Bowling Cub in April.
To get to this point in the state competitions,
Inverloch members have defeated other South
Gippsland teams to represent South Gippsland in
a match against West Gippsland.
Having won that, they are now the Strzelecki Re-
Taking it to the next level in this competition
finds them in the final 16 of the state vying for the
State Champion title.
The club would like to congratulate the follow-
ing members club on their achievements and wish
them good bowling.
* Bowls Victoria Men’s State Fours Champion-
ships: Wayne Parks, Mick Bowman, Glen Scott,
Mick Coram vs Metro West (Yarraville/Footscray),
playing on Friday and Saturday, April 21 and 22.
* Bowls Victoria Men’s State Triples Champion-
ships: Ron Burge, Wayne Parks, Frank Seaton vs
Murray Mallee (Murray Downs), playing on Tues-
day and Wednesday, April 25 and 26.
* Bowls Victoria Men’s State Pairs Champion-
ships: Dave Roberts and Frank Seaton vs Central
Goulburn Murray (Kilmore), playing on Monday
and Tuesday, April 24 and 25.
* Bowls Victoria Men’s State Singles Champion-
ships: Frank Seaton vs Peninsula Casey (Rosebud)
playing on Saturday and Sunday, April 22 and 23.
* Bowls Victoria Women’s State Triples Cham-
pionships: Janis Parks, Nicole McKenzie (Fish
Creek), Marilyn Forrest (San Remo) vs North-
ern Gateway Composite playing on Tuesday and
Wednesday, April 25 and 26.
This Friday sees the return of Members Night
with the prize continuing to rise.
Don’t forget to tell your family and friends about
the upcoming Garage Sale on Saturday, April 15
If you have saleable goods for the stalls, just
bring them upstairs at the clubhouse.
TUESDAY, March 21 saw the Leongatha Bowls
Club’s Berry’s Triples Day in action with some 20
teams taking part in the day and from as far away
as Lindedow and Frankston.
The day was sponsored by Berry Bowling Sys-
tems and the club thanks them for their valued
The event was divided into one green men’s com-
petition and one ladies green competition of four
games of 10 ends, two bowls triples.
The results on the day were as follows:
Men’s competition: Winners were A Easterbrook
(s) with B Anderson and K Williams with three
wins plus 32, second was Wayne Walker (s) with J
Richards and H Deenen with two wins, two draws
and plus 12, third on the day was Stewart Hicks
(s) with Kevin Deery and G Witherow with three
wins plus 11 and fourth was R Trotman (s) with
K Lester and B Douglas with three wins plus four.
Best last game went to P Griffiths (s) with J Dono-
hue and S McPherson.
Ladies competition: Winners were J Miller (s)
with M Pearson and L Davison with three wins
plus 20, second was C Waters (s) with J Moule
and M Griffin with three wins plus four, third was
B Thompson (s) with E McIntyre and S Kempster
with two wins, one draw and plus two, fourth was
M Flett (s) with J Arnold and P Sutcliffe with two
wins plus six. Best last game went to M Hicks (s)
with V Deely and B Woods.
Wednesday, March 22 saw the monthly triples
in action with the winners being R McGannon (s)
with A Easterbrook and Rosa James with four
wins plus 43, the runners-up were P Forrest (s)
with G Cornell and B Arnold with four wins plus
37, best last game went to K March (s) with C
Vandland and R Balment with plus 13.
Sponsors for the day were the Leongatha Fresh
Meats and Fish Supplies and the club thanks
them for their valued support.
Reminder to Leongatha members the club’s pre-
sentation night will be held in conjunction with the
club’s Kitty Club Tea on Friday, April 7, 2017 at
6pm at the club house, not March 31 as shown in
the fixtures book.
Until next report, good bowling, ‘Jackhigh’.
LOCH & DISTRICT
THE Loch & District Ladies held their Invitation
Day last Wednesday and 16 teams of ladies (and
one man, thanks Bob) from the area took part.
There was a delay at the start of play due to
the rain, but the games eventually began when it
cleared for the morning. Unfortunately, the drizzle
returned in the afternoon, and games had to be cut
back by five ends. Nevertheless, it was good bowl-
ing in otherwise good conditions, with five teams
winning two games.
But there can only be one winner, and that was
Corinella’s team of Barb Oates (s), H Fox, E John-
ston and J Carter.
Sponsor Sybil Leris was there to present tro-
phies, and the club thanks Sybil for her continued
Runners-up prizes went to Bev Woolley and
team from Warragul – M Baldwin, M Evison and
Best last game was won on a countback by San
Remo with Shirley Carvosso (s), Carol Thorn,
Jackie McFarlane and June Farquah.
Ditch to Ditch winners were Allison Matthews
from Wonthaggi and Mary Vuillermin from Fish
Raffle prizes were won by Bev Bowcher and
Ladies president Shirley thanked everyone for
travelling to Loch, and also thanked all of the Loch
ladies for their part in the preparation of the day.
She then presented lovely flowers to the sponsor
The match committee is hoping to run a ‘Fun’
day on Tuesday which will be open to anyone who
would like to have a game. The season is fast wind-
ing down, so come along and support this day, and
have some fun.
Twilight Bowls saw 12 hardy souls take part on
Winners on the night were Paul Clifford, Alan
Provis and Charlie Tagliaserro.
All new bowlers at Loch are enjoying the sport
and showing lots of promise. Well done.
‘The Locals’ were also pleased to welcome neigh-
bours Peter and Michelle Campbell along.
The club hopes to see a few new faces next year.
Next week’s Twilight will be the last of the sea-
son, so hopefully a good crowd will come along
and enjoy the evening and the barbecue tea.
MID WEEK Bowls was held at Tarwin Lower last
week with 27 players.
There were three two-game winners. The win-
ning team was skipped by Peter McWilliams with
Rick Spargo, Wilma Coleman and Bet Cowan.
The runners-up were skipped by Sean McWil-
liams with John Routley and Elaine Fitt.
The best one-game winners were skipped by
Geoff Ryan with Marg McConville and Reg Excell.
Wilma Coleman brought her usual baking of
scones and cake for the free table, thank you Wil-
ma. Your great efforts and talents are appreciated.
Thank you Tarwin Lower for the great day, the
weather was perfect and the hospitality warm.
Greens were running very well. All combined to a
great game of bowls.
The next game is at San Remo, then Koo Wee
Rup and Corinella for the Winter break up. All wel-
come. Keep well and happy bowling.
NOT much on around the San Remo green early
in the week with a mob away at Bendigo country
week either playing in the tournament or spending
up big in the Bendigo mall.
Other members either took time off in the damp
weather or played their bowls with the midweek
group at Korumburra.
On Friday though the club lit up with the last big
ladies event of the season when the club’s Ladies
division leader Jacqui Cohen welcomed 64 partici-
pants from all over South Gippsland to the event.
Good weather prevailed during the day.
The San Remo ladies catering department put
on a delicious luncheon and afternoon tea.
Winners on the day were Francine Smethurst,
Shirley Martin, Caroline Snooks and Lena Hatfield
Runners-up from Phillip Island were Inga Royce,
Memilyn King, Dee Reynolds and Phyllis Major.
Congratulations to both teams.
The day was sponsored by Wonthaggi Holden.
Thanks to the sponsors and to the participants
who supported the day. Thanks also to the large
team of workers who helped make the day such
Best last game winners at the Loch Invita-
tional Day were, from San Remo, S Carvosso
(s), C Thorn, J McFarlane and J Farquah.
Winners at Inverloch on Thursday were Kevin Woolsten-
croft, Bruce Corrigan, Mal Marshall and Keith Cousens.
Korumburra traders won the Korumburra/Leongatha Cor-
porate/Traders bowls play-off again. Ken Cecil, left, is con-
gratulated by Barry Davidson representing the Leongatha
traders after the recent event.
At Korumburra Bowls Club President’s Day, from left, la-
dies president Wendy Pepperell with winners Lena Harfield
and Colin Underwood, and men’s president Robert Cosson.
Saturday winners were Graham Bradshaw and Allan Jordan.
Sponsor Sybil Leris, Loch ladies president Shirley Turton
with Corinella’s winning team at Loch & District Invitation
Day, B Oates (s), H Fox, E Johnston, and J Carter.
Runners-up prize winners at the Loch Invitational event
were the team from Warragul; B Woolley (s), M Baldwin, M
Evison and A Matthews.
Winners of the Tarwin Lower Bowls Club’s 2017 100-up
final were John Fedley and Jamie O’Donohue.
Runners-up at the San Remo Invitational
event from Phillip Island were Inga Royce,
Memlyn King, Dee Reynolds and Phyllis Ma-
jor with Jacqui Cohen and Jill Waters.
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