Heat takes its toll on the greens

Seymour Telegraph - - LOCAL CLASSIES -


Tues­day GV Pen­nant was can­celled due to 41° heat. All teams shared the points.

Cen­tral Bowls District has slightly dif­fer­ent rules. Play be­gan but was called-off with Kil­more and Sey­mour shar­ing the points.

Satur­day Pen­nant, Goul­burn Val­ley, divi­sion one

Sey­mour went to Tatura last Satur­day to main­tain its mojo in de­feat­ing the home side 16-98 to 2-79.

Re­sults: Maureen Prud­den (BOG), Bernie Dil­lon, Eliot Jar­man, Matt OSul­li­van (s) 30 d J. Carter 17; Peter Ten­nant, Marty Wes­sel­man, Dave Atkins, Max Ham­mond (s) 23 d P. Wal­lis 19; Steve El­lis, Mark Law, Bill Solomon, Rob Brown (s) 23 lt to T. Gale 24; Den­nis Klein, Dot Dil­lon, Don Lawton, An­drew Payne (s) 22 d J. Attwood 19.

Divi­sion five played at home against Mooroopna, win­ning 12-88 to 4-64. Terry Smal­ley’s rink took no pris­on­ers in their 51 to 14 win.

Re­sults: Eon Densworth, Chris Dean, Jim Bruce, Terry Smal­ley (s) 51 d H. Dun­can 14; Ron Gard­ner, Lyn Meek, Vin Hall, Steve Reed (s) 22 lt B. Ni­c­hole 24; John Hey­wood, Pat Dawe, Jenny Ridd, Jeff Rhue (s) 15 lt G. Dursten 26. CBD divi­sion one, round 12 Sey­mour trav­elled to Wal­lan to play on the new car­pet green, but were de­feated 16-92 to 2-79.

Re­sults: Lynda Ro­hde, Jenny Kreemers, Wayne Flint, Gail Krz­ciuk (s) 18 lt G. Ed­monds 26; Doug Hut­ton, Linda Brown, Gla­dys Bur­goyne, Garry Brod­er­ick (s) 17 lt G. Cowan 24; Derek Blake­man, Rob Harper, Marg Locke, Ali­son Hall (s) 21 lt P. War­ren 25; Les Her­bert, Jan Wes­sel­man, Trudi Gold­ing, Shaun Haughton (s) 23 d P. Newell 17.

Divi­sion two Sey­mour One played Broad­ford in an ex­cit­ing game, how­ever, they missed out on the win by four shots, go­ing down 2-72 to 14-76.

Re­sults: Lois Tomkins, Neil Har­ris, Dot Malin (s) 37 d H. Dihm 13; Richard Maggs, Noel Pianta, Ken Malin (s) 19 lt J. Fitzger­ald 30; Bill McLen­nan, Anne Cas­sar, Marie Maggs (s) 16 lt W. Reard 33.

The mem­bers’ draw was num­ber 36 He­len Dingey, who was not present to col­lect.

Next week the jack­pot will be $140 and a meal night. Names to be put on no­tice­board be­fore Wed­nes­day af­ter­noon.

Raf­fles: Taurus meat tray was won by Gail Kr­cz­iuk, Fowles Wine was won by Den­nis Klein, and mi­nor prizes went to Dilva Gratta, Lois Tomkins and Lyn Solomon.

Club games: En­tries for the Jack Sloane twobowl sin­gles will close on Fe­bru­ary 18. Please put names in as soon as pos­si­ble. The draw for the 100-up is on the no­tice­board.

The Gen­eral Meet­ing is at 1 pm on Jan­uary 29 to deal with Con­sti­tu­tion al­ter­ations.

The Club has a no-smok­ing rule for mem­bers and vis­i­tors. Smok­ing is only per­mit­ted in des­ig­nated ar­eas.

— Toucha


Club matches are now in full swing and the CD Ryan hand­i­cap sin­gles com­pleted with Mick Mitchell de­feat­ing John Paster­nak.

Ge­off Page was suc­cess­ful in the B-grade fi­nal de­feat­ing Mick Mitchell.

The divi­sion five pen­nant side lost by 11 shots to Euroa but re­main in sec­ond po­si­tion.

John Den­nis, Joe Gat­tuso, Fiona Smith and Bardy McLeod were de­feated 23-26.

The win­ning rink was skipped by Ge­off Page along with Keith Hol­lands, Bill Northey and Ed Dunn, who claimed a 28-19 vic­tory.

Ge­off Hig­gins, Keith Mil­lar, An­gel Man­nakin and Tim Na­gle went down 17-34.

The Shield side had a 26-shot win, win­ning all four rinks against Shep­par­ton RSL af­ter an even first half.

Greg Brack, Jack Spencer, Glen Weatherell and Chris Spencer were vic­to­ri­ous 18-16.

Brett Spargo, Lin­ton Glee­son, Mick Nolan and Brian Nis­bet won 26-12.

Team Ni­chols — Paul, Daniel and Peter — along with John Paster­nak had a 28-25 vic­tory.

Rob Page, Des Fothergill, Rob Smith and Mick Mitchell were im­pres­sive win­ning 27-19.

The team is in fourth po­si­tion with an im­por­tant game against third placed East Shep­par­ton this week.

The mid-week side will be keen to play af­ter last weeks game was can­celled due to the ex­treme heat. It will be over a month since they last played but the side is in prime po­si­tion on top of the lad­der.

The Aus­tralia Day mens triples tour­na­ment is be­ing held to­mor­row and the club thanks the spon­sors of the day; DPR In­sur­ance, Royal Mail Ho­tel Nagam­bie and the Nagam­bie Lakes En­ter­tain­ment Cen­tre.

For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Rob Page on 0400 570 903.

— Parabola Mid-week Pen­nant was played on a hot day at Sey­mour VRI green against fourth po­si­tioned Eil­don. Both man­agers agreed to con­tinue the game and Sey­mour VRI won two rinks and nine shots up, hang­ing onto sec­ond po­si­tion on the lad­der. Sey­mour VRI 14-74 de­feated Eil­don 2-65 Joe Pur­cell’s rink started with a mag­nif­i­cent seven shots on the first end and scored 15 shots over four ends to dom­i­nate the game and in­crease the lead for the re­main­der of the game win­ning by 24 shots.

Bill Dawe’s rink played a com­pet­i­tive game be­ing two shots down at the 13th end. The op­po­si­tion scored 10 shots over the next three ends and then it was catch up, still be­ing seven shots down at the 21st end, then win­ning the re­main­ing four ends to win by a mere one shot.

Greg Jones’ rink could not take a trick, be­ing one shot down at the 10th end the op­po­si­tion scored the next seven ends and tak­ing con­trol for the re­main­der of the game with the VRI rink go­ing down by 16 shots.


Re­sults: J. Tuck­well, I. McBean, M. Furletti, J. Pur­cell (s) 36 d L. Spro­les 12; P .Smith, D. Prud­den, I. Ni­chols, B. Dawe (s) 25 d L. DiBella 24; G. Dixon, O. Tay­lor, P. Rolfe, G. Jones (s) 13 lt R. McGowan 29.

Satur­day pen­nant re­sults were a mixed bag with divi­sion one trav­el­ling to Alexan­dra win­ning two rinks and los­ing two rinks, with 26 shots down over­all.

Divi­sion two with a sim­i­lar team to last week also trav­elled to Alexan­dra against Alexan­dra Blue win­ning all rinks by huge mar­gins and 75 shots up over­all, but still hold­ing sixth place on the lad­der.

Divi­sion three Goul­burn Val­ley trav­elled to Shep­par­ton Park to take on the top team and were pro­moted back to sec­ond po­si­tion on the lad­der win­ning two rinks and eight shots up over­all.

Divi­sion one team played against sec­ond po­si­tion team Alexan­dra and tasted their sec­ond de­feat for the sea­son, win­ning two rinks, but still hang­ing onto the top po­si­tion on the lad­der. Sey­mour VRI 4-75 lost to Alexan­dra 14-101 Luke Spargo’s rink had a close game up to the 10th end, then pulled away to be nine shots up at the 18th end fin­ish­ing up with a seven-shot win. Greg Jones’ rink lev­elled the score at the 19th end and picked up three shots on the last end for a twoshot win.

Colin Marsh’s rink played a com­pet­i­tive game be­ing one shot up at the 21st end, and then the op­po­si­tion scored 10 shots over the last four ends show­ing a deficit of nine shots.

Daniel Noonan’s rink had a bad day un­able to be com­pet­i­tive without a score on the card for 12 con­sec­u­tive ends be­tween the ninth and the 21st end go­ing down by a mas­sive 26 shots.

Re­sults: S. Boyd, G. McPher­son, W. Noonan, L. Spargo (s) 22 d M. Sim­mons 15; R. Hock­ley, K. Lee, J. Pur­cell, G. Jones (s) 24 d G. Matthews 22; P. Chal­lis, J. Spargo, B. Dawe, C. Marsh (s) 19 lt L. Scott 28; M. Puppa, M. Szczykul­ski, G. Neal, D. Noonan (s) 10 lt G. Gil­more 36.

Divi­sion two also played Alexan­dra Blue on their own syn­thetic green re­sulted in a huge 75-shot win but failed to make much of an im­pact on the lad­der.

Sey­mour VRI 16-115 de­feated Alexan­dra Blue 0-40

Joy Cashill’s rink just piled the score on the card for a 42-shot win.

Paul Rolfe’s rink played com­pet­i­tively up to the 14th end, then scored big time over the next five ends to set up an easy 18-shot win.

Bob Richards’ rink took charge af­ter the ninth end and fin­ished up with a 15-shot win.

Re­sults: S. An­drews, S. Crock­ett, J. Cashill 51 d L. Baker 9; B. Voogt, P. Stevens, P. Rolfe (s) 34 d G. Wood 16; K. Cain, B. An­der­son, R. Richards (s) 30 d R. Twitch­ett 15.

Divi­sion three Goul­burn Val­ley team trav­elled to the Taj Ma­hal of bowls at Shep­par­ton Park for a game against the top team on the lad­der.

The Sey­mour VRI play­ers had an over­all eight­shot win and in con­se­quence the team climbed back to sec­ond po­si­tion on the lad­der.

Sey­mour VRI 14-101 def. Shep­par­ton Park 4-93

Don Prud­den’s rink were the stars of the show, start­ing af­ter the fifth end scor­ing at reg­u­lar in­ter­vals and be­ing 19 shots up at the 16th end played the re­main­der of the game out com­pet­i­tively win­ning by 20 shots.

Mario Furletti’s rink built their to­tal up to be 11 shots up at the 19th end, but the op­po­si­tion came back to fin­ish the game off and nearly succeeded, but the rink held on to win by three shots.

Alan Dixon’s rink, catch­ing up with the op­po­si­tion for most of the game, fi­nally over­took the op­po­si­tion on the 22nd end, but failed to score on the last three ends to go down by four shots.

Stephen Mc­Gre­gor’s rink tried hard to keep up, but be­ing 10 shots down at af­ter­noon tea, they were un­able to make much head­way go­ing down by 11 shots.

Re­sults: A. Wal­ton, S. Stan­ley, I. McBean, D. Prud­den (s) 34 d M. Stib­bard 14; J. Crock­ett, G. Dixon, I. Cashill, M. Furletti (s) 25 d G. Lock­wood 22; J. Tuck­well, M. Hard, D. Clarke, A. Dixon (s) 21 lt L. Maw­son 25; P. Smith, I. Cashill, P. Del­zotto, S. Mc­Gre­gor (s) 21 lt G. Sin­clair 32.

Next Satur­day divi­sion one host Wal­lan at the Sey­mour VRI green. Wal­lan, sit­ting fourth on the lad­der, will be keen to re­tain their as­pi­ra­tions for fi­nals.

Divi­sion Two will play Sey­mour (1) at the VRI no. 2 green, with the team need­ing to con­tinue win­ning and Sey­mour (1) are also seek­ing a fi­nals spot.

Divi­sion three Goul­burn Val­ley team will travel to Hill Top, sit­ting in sixth po­si­tion on the lad­der af­ter a good win last week.

As there were no home games at Sey­mour VRI the raf­fle for the meat tray as pro­vided by Taurus Meats was not held, but will be avail­able again next week. Thanks to the spon­sors for their sup­port.

— Two Hats

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