Cootamundra Ex-Services Bowls
Jason Jones and Bob New have claimed the Cootamundra Ex-services Club's Major/Minor Pairs for 2019 after a tight struggle against Steve Stanton and Geoff Hillier.
The early part of the contest was an arm wrestle, with the score after 10 ends 7-all.
The next five ends were all Jason and Bob who got out to a 15-7 lead, but Steve and Geoff retaliated with some great bowls to narrow the deficit to two shots 13-15.
Jason and Bob finished the stronger to go on and claim the 2019 title, and in doing so Jason has won back-to-back Major/Minor titles.
Tony Curtis and Geoff Manwaring claimed the Club Minor Pairs, defeating Neil Blackett and Terry Smith.
The game started a very close contest with the score 6-all at the conclusion of eight ends, and 12-10 after 14 ends were completed.
However Tony and Geoff decided to lift the effort and managed to keep Neil and Terry scoreless for the next six ends to claim the Minor Pairs 21-10.
Big effort fellas.
The next five ends were all Jason and Bob who got out to a 15-7 lead, Steve and Geoff retaliated with some great bowls to narrow the deficit to 2 shot 13-15.
Men's Social Bowls
Wednesday October 30 saw one game of pairs as Ginger O'Brien and Craig Jordan recorded a great win with John Huntington and Paul Cockram finishing second.
Friday, November 1 Jeff Withers, Duck O'Neill and Mick Willis defeated Ned Kelly, Ginger O'Brien and Pickles Bradley 21-18.
Jason Jones, Steve Stanton and Terry Smith defeated Oscar Lopez, Graeme Dennis and Geoff Hillier in a close encounter 23-21, while John Huntington and Keith Hampton were too good for Rob Hillier and Peter Hoang with a score of 21-14 on Sunday, November 3.
TheCootamundra Country Club ladies play social bowls at the Country Club every Thursday.
Cost to play is $8 which goes toward green fees and all are welcome to come along and try.
No bowling experience is necessary.
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