Champion week of bowls at Young Bowling Club

Margo and Damien win Mixed Pairs

Congratulations to Margo Parker and Damien Miller on winning the club’s Mixed Pairs Championship.

The semi–finals and final were completed on Sunday.

In one semi–final John and Kate Cooper played Margaret Gailey and Peter Slater.

After 14 ends the score was 13–all but from that point John and Kate won five of the final seven ends to win 21–16.

In the other semi–final Margo Parker and Damien Miller completely dominated the scoring for the first 15 ends against Mark Anderson and Therese Ruhl to lead 22–6.

The final score was 23–13 in favour of Margo and Damien.

Margo and Damien continued their good form in the final to lead John and Kate 20–2 after 10 ends and they recorded a very clear–cut 31–10 victory.

Minor Championship play

In other Championship play during the week Ted Loader defeated Joe Bargwanna 31–30 in a semi–final of the Minor Singles on Thursday afternoon.

Ted held a 27–18 lead but Joe fought back to level at 30 all before Ted scored the winning shot.

The second semi–final was played on Saturday with Greg Woods and Steve Walsh having a very close battle until Greg won five of the final seven ends to move from 21–20 to 31–23.

Thursday afternoon bowls

There were 20 players involved on Thursday afternoon and the best margin for the afternoon was 13 shots for Aldo Malvicino and Denis Rosen.

All other margins were seven or less.

Saturday afternoon bowls

There were also 20 players on Saturday afternoon.

Stewart Taylor and Tom Preston were the clear winners of the Penrose Funerals sponsored vouchers when they won their game by 20 shots.

Once again all the other games were close with margins less than seven shots.

Guy Pickering Charity Challenge

During the week play continued in the Guy Pickering Charity Challenge.

Artcon Building dominated their game on Tuesday night to finish with 17 points – almost the maximum score.

On Thursday night the Cri Pink Bits were the winners with 15 points.

A successful fund–raising bowls night for Cherry Queen entrant Julianne Duffey was held at the club on Friday night.

Tuesday will be the start of the club’s 2017 Cherry Festival Carnival.

The first of the three tournaments is the Women’s Triples that will be played over five games Tuesday and Wednesday.

The Mixed Pairs tournament consists of six games to be played on Friday and Saturday.

The Men’s Triples starts on Tuesday November 21 and finishes at lunch time on Thursday November 23.

There are five full–length games played in this event.

A Calcutta associated with the Men’s Triples will be held on Monday November 20 from 7pm. Tickets for the Calcutta are on sale at the club.