The Border Watch : April 24th 2014
SPORT NEWS TIPS firstname.lastname@example.org SPORT 25 Season ends on a high Port Mac host final bowls events FIRST PLACE: Mount Gambier’s Gaylene Leggett, Mavis Edgecumbe, Bev Neave and Helen Kentish took out first prize at Port MacDonnell Bowling Club’s women’s fours day. IN lead up to the end of the summer season the Port MacDonnell Bowling Club has hosted and attended a series of events. On April 12 the Legacy Pairs were played with the result at the end of the matches of six teams with two wins and a draw, a very unusual occurrence to have so many. The winning team on the day was a very excited Sharon and Peter Bruhn, their first win since playing together. The duo were the only team to achieve three wins. To conclude the event players shared a morning tea and the championship awards were presented. Jennie and Ben Tilley sponsored the Rookie of the Year trophy that was awarded to youngster Jo Pritchard. From the fields of social bowls to playing pennants and championships, Jo is also SECOND PLACE: Women’s fours second place went to Millicent’s Dawn Bellman, Maureen Fennell, Betty Pretty and Heather Carthew. committed to helping wherever he can at the club. Tuesday April 15 saw twenty teams of four women take part in the “Women Just Wanna Have Fun” day on the Port MacDonnell greens. Easter eggs on the tables added a festive theme to the event and those participating were appreciative of the help from a handful of men members, who assisted in the games room, bar and kitchen during the day. The ditch to ditch on the Ken Williamson green was won by local player Colleen Tarca and on the Barry Praetz green, it was Carlene Godden from Millicent. The results of the day saw a combined team of Port MacDonnell’s Shirley Taylor and Heather Richards teamed with Mount Gambier’s Marika Heaver and Jo Sykes in third place with 94 points. Second position was won by Millicent’s Betty Pretty, Heather Carthew, Maureen Fennell and Dawn Bellman with 101 points and the first prize winner were Mount Gambier’s Helen Kentish, Bev Neave, Mavis Edgecumbe and Gaylene Leggett with 106 points. A number of Port Mac Bowlers will be travelling to Beachport’s Greenhill Lodge for a fundraising day on Saturday. The event is a historic occasion as this will be the last bowls played on their grass green before it is pulled up and a new synthetic green installed. The winter season of social bowls will commence on the April 30, with play taking place on Wednesdays and Sundays. Names are to be submitted by 12.30pm for a 1m start by phoning 8738-2023. ROOKIE OF THE YEAR: Kel Butler presents Jo Pritchard with the Rookie of the Year trophy, donated by Ben and Jennie Tilley. THIRD PLACE: Mount Gambier’s Jo Sykes and Marika Heaver teamed up with Port MacDonnell’s Heather Richards and Shirley Taylor and finished third at the women’s fours day at Port MacDonnell. West Gambier celebrates 40 years MEMBERS and friends of the West Gambier Football Club will join together tonight to help celebrate 40 years at Malseed Park. Presented by Dycer Constructions and Gordon Refrigeration the celebration will include dinner and guest speaker Stan Alves. The night will also include a live interview with ex-AFL player Robin White and video interviews from Matthew Clarke and Tim O'Brien. Some of the most decorated players from the club will be recognised during proceedings. A limited number of tickets are still available and can be purchased on the night for $60 which includes a three course meal, a complementary drink on arrival and two bottles of wine for tables of 10. There will be a memorabilia auction and Majella wines can be ordered at better than cellar door prices. The night kicks off at 7pm at West Gambier Football Club. For further information or bookings contact Nathan Lewis on 0422-800-233 or Graham Gill on 0407-816-036. Indoor bowls results MOUNT Gambier Community RSL Pennants, Round 2 results. Kilsby Shield: Post-Tel 92 d Kongorong 29; Glenburnie 52 d Glencoe 42; Commercial Club Gold 80 d Saint Martins 44; Mount Gambier Bowls Club 61 d RSL and District Gold 60. Malseed Shield: Mil Lel 62 d Saints 41; Yahl 65 d Blue Lake Bowlers Blue 51; O.B. Flat 66 d Moorak Red 28; Moorak Blue 68 d Blue Lake Bowlers White 35. Ladders – Kilsby Shield: Post-Tel 4 points, 203.94pc; Commercial Club Gold 4, 161.62; Glenburnie 4, 118.62; Mount Gambier Bowls Club 2, 86.55; Saint Martins 2, 79.69; RSL and District Gold 0, 92.62; Glencoe 0, 77.39; Kongorong 0, 53.24. Malseed Shield: O.B. Flat 4, 182.43; Mil Lel 4, 144.82; Saints 2, 132.22; Moorak Blue 2, 115.15; Blue Lake Bowlers Blue 2, 111.76; Yahl 2, 72.09; Blue Lake Bowlers White 0, 59.12; Moorak Red 0, 50.38. The Border Watch, Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 25 LEGACY PAIRS WINNERS: Legacy pairs day winners Sharon and Peter Bruhn with sponsor Betty Pannell (centre).
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