Championship bowls time is fast approaching at the Cootamundra Ex-Services men's bowls.
Minor Singles, Minor Pairs and Mixed Pairs nomination sheets are currently on the noticeboard in the locker room.
Players wishing to take part in any of these championships need to get their names in by the closing date of July 31, 2020 which is today, Friday.
Pairs and Triples at social bowls
Wednesday, July 22nd saw two pairs and two triples games played in social bowls at the club.
In the first pairs game Jason Jones combined with Terry Smith to defeat Frog Roberts and Pickles Bradley.
In the other pairs game Paul Cockram and Dick Smith defeated Tony Curtis and Geoff hillier comfortably.
Keith Hampton, Rocky Ford and Craig Jordan had a narrow 20-19 win against Jeff Withers, Mark Devere and Ron Johnson in their triples match.
John Huntington, John Goggin and Mick Barber were in control combing to defeat Steve Stanton, Duck O'Neill and Jim White 21-13.
On Friday, July 17 we had three triples games with Keith Hampton, Bruce (Bruiser) Gillies and Craig Jordan defeating the gun side of Jason Jones, Jim White and Terry Smith 18-11.
The remaining two triples games were very close contests.
In the first Ashley Cooper, David Harris and Geoff Hillier defeated Ginger O'Brien, Steve Stanton and Dick Smith 20-19.
The remaining game was also a thriller with Jeff Withers with Bloopy Manwaring and Mick Barber skipping away to a 19-9 lead before Kye Fisher, Pickles Bradley and Duck O'Neill mounted a challenge.
Ultimately the challenge fell just short with the latter going down to Jeff, Bloopy and Mick by the barest of margins 22-23.
Greg (Grumpy) Fisher.