Sey­mour gets first blood as sea­son starts

Seymour Telegraph - - SPORT -

Goul­burn Val­ley mid­week pen­nant

DI­VI­SION ONE Sey­mour trav­elled to Shep­par­ton Park for the first game of the sea­son and came home with a good win.

Shep­par­ton Park 4-72 lost to Sey­mour 12-80.

Lynda Ro­hde, Rob Baldwin, Jenny Ridd, Wilma Atkins (s) 30 lost to B. Cahill 31.

Bernie Dil­lon, Mau­reen Prud­den, Jenny Kreemers, Marg Locke (s) 29 de­feated D. Hands 15.

David Atkins, Lyn Meek, Gail Krz­ciuk, Dot Dil­lon (s) 21 lost to M. Arm­strong 26.

DI­VI­SION THREE Sey­mour hosted Vi­o­let Town in round one.

Sey­mour 4-66 de­feated Vi­o­let Town 2-61.

Graeme Flint, Jan Wes­sel­man, Marty Wes­sel­man, Gla­dys Bur­goyne (s) 29 de­feated E. An­der­son 14.

Al­lan Welsh, Lois White, Linda Brown, Di Sta­ples (s) 15 lost to H. Birch 26.

Mil­ton How­ell, Der­rick Boyd, Ken Butcher, Trudy Gold­ing (s) 22 de­feated L. Rus­sell-Jones 21.

DI­VI­SION FIVE Sey­mour suf­fered a bad start to the sea­son when it trav­elled to Dookie. Dookie 14-61 de­feated Sey­mour 0-23.

Barb Plum, John Hey­wood, Graeme Prime, Anne Cas­sar (s) 17 lost to M. Feldt­mann 24.

Bob Tomkins, Marg Cal­laghan, Noel Pianta, Marg Flynn (s) 6 lost to G. Ex­ton 37.

Cen­tral Bowls District Satur­day pen­nant

DI­VI­SION TWO Sey­mour played Alexan­dra at Sey­mour, which re­sulted in a great win for the home side.

Sey­mour 16-105 de­feated Alexan­dra 0-38.

Richard Maggs, Noel Pianta, Ken Malin, Dot Malin (s) 32 de­feated T. Livy 10.

Al­lan Welsh, John Hey­wood, Jim Bruce, Greg Quil­li­nan (s) 38 de­feated K. Ack­er­man 13.

Graeme Flint, Anne Cas­sar, Marie Maggs, Neal Har­ris (s) 35 de­feated M. Legge 15.

Jack­pot triples was not played this week due to CBD State Games be­ing played at Sey­mour.

Sey­mour VRI Bowl­ing Club

The 2017-18 Cen­tral Bowls Di­vi­sion pen­nant sea­son be­gan for di­vi­sion two. The com­pe­ti­tion only has six teams, so each team will play each other three times in the 15-round sea­son, mak­ing the com­pe­ti­tion very com­pet­i­tive.

On Satur­day, Sey­mour VRI hosted Kil­more and re­sulted in a good win for the home team. Sey­mour VRI won two rinks and recorded a 37-shot win over­all af­ter lead­ing by 18 shots at af­ter­noon tea.

Sey­mour VRI 14-79 de­feated Kil­more 2-42.

Robert Richards’ rink scored a mag­nif­i­cent seven on the sec­ond end for a dream start and quickly added more scores.

Most were only one-shot rink wins un­til the 13th end, when it scored a six to lead by 17 shots be­fore go­ing on to a 25-shot win.

Wayne Flint’s rink played a great game scor­ing ones, twos and threes un­til the 17th end and was only five shots up at the 18th end.

It won six of the last seven ends for a 15-shot win.

Ian Cashill’s rink played a com­pet­i­tive game up to the eighth end.

It con­ceded the next five ends to the op­po­si­tion and was seven shots down at the 12th.

Un­able to make any in­roads, the rink was still six shots down at the 19th end.

It won the next five ends and was two shots up with one end to play. The op­po­si­tion scored three on the last end, with the team go­ing down by one shot.

The club wel­comed Wayne Flint and He­len Flint for their first pen­nant game for Sey­mour VRI.

Re­sults: P. Smith, B. Voogt, M. Puppa, R. Richards (s) 35 de­feated M. Cross 10.

A. Wal­ton, S. Stan­ley, G. Dixon, W. Flint (s) 25 de­feated D. Taffe 12.

K. Cain, J. Tuck­well, H. Flint, I. Cashill (s) 19 lost to B. Cat­tanach 20.

Next Satur­day di­vi­sion one starts its pen­nant sea­son against Sey­mour at the Tal­la­rook St green.

They will play for the Stu­art Arthur Doyle Shield, which is played each year be­tween the Sey­mour and Sey­mour VRI first di­vi­sion teams.

Di­vi­sion two will travel to Wal­lan for its sec­ond game against a strong op­po­si­tion that won last sea­son’s pre­mier­ship.


The mid-week pen­nant side started the sea­son with a vic­tory, de­feat­ing Euroa by 43 shots.

Lyn Dunn, John Den­nis, Vicki Reidy and Fiona Smith won 28-20.

Reg Dick­in­son made his pen­nant de­but, join­ing Deanne Page, John Sin­den and Lyn Sin­den for a 45-10 vic­tory. The Satur­day pen­nant starts on Oc­to­ber 21. A prac­tice match will be played on Satur­day at Euroa.

De­tails are in the club rooms.

The Fri­day evening prac­tice ses­sion fol­lowed by a bar­be­cue is up and run­ning with tu­ition avail­able from coach Paul Ni­chols.

Birth­day greet­ings to Bill Veld, who re­cently turned 80 years young.

The club mourns the pass­ing of for­mer mem­ber Linda Mitchell. Con­do­lences to Mick Mitchell and his fam­ily at this sad time.

Avenel Bowl­ing Club

The weather gods were smil­ing on Tues­day, Oc­to­ber 3, for the first match in mid-week pen­nant.

Di­vi­sion two played Kyabram at home but was un­able to take ad­van­tage of the so-called home green ad­van­tage, go­ing down to the vis­i­tors with­out get­ting any points.

Beaten they may have been, but not dis­graced.

Re­sults: Ruth K, Den­nis, David, Pam lost 21-28.

Noel, Archie, Joyce, Grace lost 21-22.

Iris, Ruth U, Barb P, Jenny lost 14-27.

Ear­lier that day the di­vi­sion five play­ers trav­elled to Shep­par­ton Golf where they and their hosts had one win­ning rink each to fin­ish the day go­ing down by 18 shots but get­ting two points.

Re­sults: Roy, An­nie, Gra­ham, Kate won 22-18.

Maria, Pat, Mia, Barb S lost 19-37.

There is a list for play­ers to write names when/if un­avail­able for any pen­nant day (mid-week); please check your avail­abil­ity and put your name on this list as soon as pos­si­ble if nec­es­sary.

Com­ing up we have the prac­tice at Euroa on Satur­day, Oc­to­ber 14, start­ing at 1 pm. Club uni­form is to be worn.

There is still time to put names on the list on the no­tice­board if in­ter­ested.

A re­minder that each Thurs­day af­ter prac­tice there will be a snack/light meal for those who wish to stay and par­take for gold coin do­na­tion.

There will be an evening for the Caulfield Cup held on the Fri­day night be­fore the race.

Check the no­tice­board for the date and time.

A mystery tea fol­lowed by so­cial bowls is sched­uled for Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 27 start­ing at 6.30 pm.

Those in­tend­ing to at­tend are asked to put names on the list for cater­ing pur­poses.

Get well wishes are ex­tended to Mary, who is still un­der­go­ing treat­ment, and any­one else not feel­ing as well as they should.

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