Railway bowlers fight out close Championship games

Steve Clegg sends one down at the Railway Diggers Bowling Club. Photo: Jenny Kingham.
Steve Clegg sends one down at the Railway Diggers Bowling Club. Photo: Jenny Kingham.

Last Wednesday we had 28 players for six games of 3 bowl pairs.

Winners were Steve Torrens and Pauline Curry W18+18, and the runners-up were Pig Phillips and Phil Barnard W17+9.

On Saturday, we had 18 social players and four games of Championships.

In the social games, winners were Shane Hodge, John Chew and Chris Dunn W18+21, while the runners up were Tony Bright, Phil Barnard amd Pauline Curry W16+21.

Margins were 6, 6, 7, 10, 14 and 18. Marble 20 rolled out so next weeks jackpot will be $119.

Saturday Minor pairs

Kevin Hynds and Tony Latter took on Steve Torrens and Trisha Allen. It was a very close game with Steve and Trisha winning 26/25.

Greg Howlett and Paul Kirwan went up against Gene Rapp and Neil Riley. This was also a close game decided on the last end, with Greg and Paul winning 20/18.

Paul Lewin and Aaron Thorne versed Terry Clothier and Pav Cross.

This was close up to the 17th end, with Paul leading 17/16. Paul and Aaron then won three of the last four ends to win 26/17.

Saturday Major pairs

In the Final of the Major Pairs, Peter Creith and Peter Job took on Steve Frame and Mick Furney.

On the 17th end Team Steve led 16/13, before winning the last four ends to take out this years major pairs 26/13. Congratulations!

On Sunday we had three games of Championships.

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Sunday Minor singles

Tony Latter went up against Phil Barnard, starting early and beating the rain. It was a great game of minor singles, with Phil carrying on his recent form to win 32/20.

Sam Teague versed Paul Lewin in a rain interrupted afternoon, with Paul winning 31/17.

Sunday Minor triples

In the Triples, Pat Cooney, Jake Brown and Trisha Allen played Luke Ramsay, Dougie Miller and Paul Kirwan (sub) also played in light rain.

Team Luke was leading early, but on the 15th end Pat got a 5, only give it back the very next end! Luke's team ended up winning 25/17.

As everyone would be aware, new COVID rules apply.

You must be DOUBLE Vaccinated to attend the club and greens.

Once you have shown Jo your proof of that, she will note it on your membership and that will suffice.

We will give some extra time for people to complete their Club Championships, so if you can attend the club and are able to get your games organized do so please, but be pro active or it might come to a forfeit.

Champagne Triples at this stage are still going ahead on the 30th and 31st of this month.

Friday night happy hour will go from 5 - 7pm, and there will be raffles, $100 Members Draw, $1450 Joker Draw and Robyns Nest will be serving her meals.

See you there!

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