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Bannockburn Bowls Club


On Sunday September 13th the Club held the Annual Opening Day.    The weather was very kind to us with lots of sunshine and beautiful blue skies.


GBR Vice President, Mr. Clive Savage was our Guest for the day.

Clive later participated in a game of Mixed Bowls together with the Club President Mr. Les McInerney and Club Vice President, Mrs. Lyn Blake.

The trio had a wonderful afternoon taking out the First Place.

Life Member Mr. Barry Merrett (pictured)) was honoured to roll the first bowl and the Bowl Season was declared Open. 

Social Bowls
September 3rd -  Winners.  The team of Ray Kelly (S) together with Terry Salter, Brent Rodden and Chris Anderson.   Runners Up were Tony Effenberger (S) together with Barry Merrett and Mo Callaway.

September 10th…Winners.   The team of John Engels (S) June Cross and Stan Madden.    Runners Up were Les McInerney (S) and Lindsay Cross

September 17th….Winners.   The team of Barry Merrett (S) together with John Engels and Mert Pascoe.   Runners Up were Les McInerney (S), Tony Effenberger, Rex Watson and Don Gregory. 

September 24th.    Winners…The team of Norm Armstrong (S) together with Cassey Van Miltenburg and Peter Adamson.   Runners Up were Ray Kelly (S) June Cross and Bert VanIngen.

Congratulations to all of these players!!!  Social Bowls is a great time to come along and have a ‘practice” or join in a team and maybe even win some money !!!

2 Bowl Triples
The 2 Bowl Triples held on Wednesday 9th September saw  many keen  bowlers participating with all 8 Rinks of the Green being filled. 

Winners:-  The team of Les McInerney (S) together with Geoff Taylor and Howard Donaldson
Runners Up:-  The team of Lindsay Cross (S) Casey Van Miltenburg and John Engels.

The Annual Inter Club Events are now underway.
On Sunday 27th September the Mixed Pairs Championships (Round 1) were held.

The winning pairs  on the day were:   Mo Callaway and Ron Barmby, Helen and Tony Effenberger, Heather and Gary Groot.

Congratulations to all these players who will now proceed on to Round 2.

Upcoming Events
Friday 9th October  -  Annual Classic  4’s
Wednesday 14th October  -   2 Bowl Triples (Mufti)
Sunday 18th October  -  McInerney Family Open Mixed 4’s

H.Effenberger
Bowls Correspondent.