THE last Cootamundra Ex-Services ladies bowls day had to be played indoors with inclement weather the order of the day. A great day game of indoor bowls with lots of fun and laughter was had by all, followed by nice lunch. After lunch a special presentation was held to honour Colleen Apps for 30 years continued service to bowls, while Bev Black was honoured for 10 years’ service.
The annual Hospital Auxiliary bowls day was a great success with 42 bowlers taking to the green for our last bowls day of 2018. Winners of the day were Margaret and Bill Cosgrove with their skip Geoff Hillier with a score of one win 14 ends while a close second was Vera Jeffery, Greg Field and Pat O’Brien with one win 12 ends. The spider was won by Rod Bradley and the raffle was won by Lauren Bush. The sum raised on the day was a magnificent $800.
Cootamundra Ex-Services men’s social bowls: Friday K Hampton and Jim White 21-14 win over G Snape and P Cockram.
On rink three R Goode and Froggy were too strong for K Fisher and P O’Brien.
In the first of three games of triples R Hillier, P Hoang and The Duck comfortable winners against T Curtis, G Bushell and Pickles, while J Jones, W Chater and G Hillier narrow 20-18 winners against O Lopez, Bloopy and J Cook. Rink two saw Rocky, A Small and T McDonald also narrow 22-18 winners against M Andrews, S Leggett and G Dennis.
ANOTHER year is fast drawing to a close, and thus we look forward to acknowledging our 2018 champions at the Presentation Dinner this Saturday evening.
It is a dual event this year – ladies also making their presentations to their winners and we look forward to good membership support for what should be a great night for our club’s bowlers.
D Harris and R Cleveland had the winning margin of five last Friday when they defeated R Crowe and D O`Brien (27-22) and thus just edged out G Worboys and P Rasmussen who had a three shot win over J Malone and C Willis and likewise the one shot victory of K Black, G Hagan and K Breasley over R Ledger, K Medcalf, and R Johnson. Jackpot still intact!
Tuesday saw four games of pairs and plenty of drama as those games unfolded, all with high scores for winning pair. The lowest for the day was 19.5 points for the win by W Ledger and J Cooper over G Hagan and P Cockran (25-15).
Then G Bottrall and J Malone had a 20-point score for their win over C Peters and E Thorburn (30-18). And also 20 points was earned by B Gibson and G Davidson as a result of their win over C Miller and J White (28-11).
Despite all those worthy wins t he honours for the day went to K Medcalf and B Lange who had the answer for almost every thing they had thrown at them by A Ward and R Smith and took the meat trays with a 21 point score and (32-10) win. The raffle tray went C Peters.