Cobram started the pennant season on a good note with a win in Friday’s division one and all sides undefeated on Saturday. Friday pennant results: Division one d Numurkah 91/42. Marj McDonald d Pam Smith 29/9, Brenda Smethurst d Lorraine Kennedy 26/17 and Ieva Saunders d Ann Dealy 36/16.
Division two travelled to Nathalia and was beaten by a club returning to pennant following a year’s absence. Carol Doherty d Fay Hutchins 26/18, Elaine Evans lost to Tessa Ward 17/31 and Jenny Warfe lost to Bev Hutchins 21/26. Saturday pennant results: Division one d Numurkah Golf 104/90. Greg Dunn d Geoff Sutcliffe 16/30, Ray Parks d Bruce Agnew 31/20, Bob Griffiths lost to Barry Cosgrove 16/30 and Steve Tatnell drew with Michael Hanna 26/26.
Division two d Nathalia 106/89, division three drew with Wunghnu 63/63 and division four drew with Finley 33/33. Friday pennant teams: Division one v Numurkah Golf away: C. Dunne, A. Vinecombe, K. Baldacchino, M. McDonald (s). J. Mynard, B. Ingram, B. Turner, B. Smethurst (s). B. Quinane, G. Murphy, K. Faulkner, I. Saunders (s). Division two v Numurkah Golf at home: Annette Temple, V. Quinane, A. Williams, C. Doherty (s), C. Mathers, J. Liersch, Alan Temple, E. Evans (s), C. Ward, G. Walker, G. Mann, J. Warfe (s). Saturday pennant teams: Division one v Tocumwal Golf away: A. Vinecombe, I. Saunders, G. Williams, R. Griffiths (s), M. Crisafulli, C. McDonald, G. Carter, A. McDonald (s), J. Anders, G. Murphy, K. Baldacchino, S. Tatnell (s), R. Smith, M. Smith, M. McDonald, G. Dunn (s). Manager G. Murphy. Division two v Numurkah at home: J. Mynard, K. Faulkner, D. Quinane, A. VanDam (s), V. Kendell, K. Saunders, B. Walker, R. Dougherty (s), N. Ingram, M. Reilly, R. Palczac, P. Quinane (s), G. Walker, G. Mynard, B. Smethurst, P. O’Dwyer (s). Manager P. O’Dwyer. Division three v Jerilderie away: G. Bowen, B. Turner, L. McDonald, J. Taylor (s), C. Ward, K. Shields, G. Mann, J. Crump (s), M. Violi, P. McKay, B. Doyle, C. Doherty (s). Manager P. McKay. Division four v Tocumwal Golf at home: E. Evans, F. Wallace, N. Walsh, C. Struthers (s), M. Stephens, B. Ingram, D. Millar, J. Burkitt (s), Manager D. Millar.
Spots are still available for the Corporate Social Bowls competition sponsored by Cobram Mitre 10, starting Tuesday, October 24.
Teams to consist of four players of which one may be a registered bowler who cannot play skip.
Inquiries to Ron Dougherty on 0427 611 787.
What a great start to the pennant season with all four sides winning their respective grades.
The ‘ones’ won by 58 shots with 16 points, the ‘twos’ won by 4 with 14 points, the ‘threes’ by 16 and 14 points and the mighty ‘fours’ by 13 shots and 14 points also.
Ladder positions, etc can be found on the Murray Bowls website at: https://sportsdesq. sportstg.com/portal/index.cfm? fuseaction=main&OrgID=16310
People using a mobile phone to access results will not get division one as there is an error in coding that affects users of phones but works fine on other devices.
Murray Bowls has been advised of this.
Medley pairs was held Tuesday of last week, which saw the pairing of Geoff Mitchell and Peter Russell run out the winners with 54 points.
Second was Bill Davidson and Peter Rich with 53 points and third were Ray Emerson and Vin Toohey with 46 points.
Des Toohey and John Bruce won best first game with +9, Ed Coulstock and Ray Nye won best second game with +15 and Herald Rothe and Barry Johnson won best third game with +7.
The team of Stuart Ralph, Haydn Smith and Mick Reilly travelled to Corowa Civic to play in the Ovens and Murray equivalent of trade days and won, being the only team with four wins.
Trade day at Numurkah with a full field of 17 rinks saw Ray Emerson, Stephen Brooks and Ray Wright win with 4 games and 66 points from Ron Doughety, Frank Dunkly and Kevin Saunders with 64 points.
Best first game winners were Barry Cosgrove, Joe Luci and Nipper with 15 shots up. Best second game winners were Bob Adams, Peter Velardo and John Evans with 11 shots up. Best third game winners were George Maynard, Don Collie and Vic Kendall with 11 shots up and Geoff Ward, John Woode and Wayne Campbell also with 11 shots up were the best last game winners.
The jackpot is still alive and is growing in value so is available again this week, again held at Numurkah but it is a day for the Picola Bowling Club.
Keith’s Friday saw John Bruce and Brian Weidlich win with +16. Runners-up were Allan Denson and Gerald Rothe with +9. Best first game went to Ray Wright and Peter Linquist with +4 and best last game went to William Hoog and Fred Pinnuck with +10.
The jackpot did not go off and is worth $210 this week. Saturday pennant teams: Division one v Numurkah Golf at Numurkah Golf: M. Gaynor, A. Bennett, P. Russell, G. Mitchell (s), manager: H. Smith; P. Perkins, K. Ralph, J. Escott, B. Wright (s), manager: H. Smith; G. Rothe, J. Nash, H. Smith, R. Emerson (s), manager: H. Smith; R. Wright, V. Toohey, S. Ralph, P. Ware (s), manager: H. Smith. Division two v Berrigan at home: F. Pinnuck, D. Toohey, R. Burnett, A. Ellis (s), manager: A. Ellis; W. Gowers, E. Coulstock, L. Magee, C. Campbell (s), manager: A. Ellis; J. Sullivan, P. Buller, B. Johnson, R. Nye (s), manager: A. Ellis; A. Lewis, G. Bennett, R. Bamford, K. Anderson (s), manager: A. Ellis. Division three v Wunghnu at Wunghnu: L. Jenkins, R. Quinn, J. Bruce, J. Toohey (s), manager: J. Bruce; A. Denson, K. Bruce, K. Quick, C. Wigg (s), manager: J. Bruce; G. Backhouse, H. Quinn, K. Cousins, W. Hoog (s), manager: J. Bruce. Division four v Strathmerton at Strathmerton: J. Canning, H. Crosthwaite, M. Condron, G. Brown (s), manager: G. Brown; K. Kennedy, P. Linquist, L. Ewing, M. Hoog, manager: G. Brown. If unavailable, phone Haydn Smith on 0428 090 914.
Barooga sports women
Pennant results for Friday, October 13:
Division one was narrowly defeated by Numurkah Golf at Barooga. K. Ralph won 22-20, Jill Toohey lost 18-20, C. Wigg lost 21-25; 61 to 65 shots. Barooga 2 points to Numurkah Golf 14.
Division two was defeated by Numurkah Golf at Numurkah. P. Escott lost 15-31, M. Hoog lost 19-30, R. Koch lost 16-23; 50 to 84 shots. Numurkah Golf got the 16 points. Friday pennant teams: Division one plays Berrigan at Berrigan: Team manager J. Toohey. K. Ralph (s), E. Blizzard, D. Nash, B. Carlyon; J. Toohey (s), D. Nye, B. Gowers, L. Ewing; C. Wigg (s), H. Smith, H. Quinn, R. Campbell. Division two has a bye.
Murray Valley Bowls
DIVISION ONE Barooga Sports 119-18 d
Numurkah 61-0 G. Mitchell 28 d P. Dealy 20, B. Wright 27 d T. Brennan 13, R. Emerson 27 d R. Henderson 11, P. Ware 37 d B. Smith 17.
Cobram 104-15 d Numurkah Golf 90-3 R.Griffiths 16 lt B. Cosgrove 30, R. Parks 31 d B. Agnew 20, S. Tatnall 26 drew M. Hanna 26, G. Drum 31 d G. Sutcliffe 14. Finley RSC 105-18 d Katandra West 69-0 A. West 22 d R. Glover 15, R. Brown 28 d K. Minogue 17, I. Smethurst 29 d M. Hannaford 15, S. Lunn 26 d D. Williams 22. Wunghnu 111-16 d Tocumwal Golf 74-2 R. Smith 31 d W. Searle 20, A. Henderson 39 d R. Taylor 14, N. Davies 23 d C. Philpot 16, J. MacKenzie 18 lt B. Dowling 24. DIVISION TWO Berrigan 66-2 lt Strathmerton 103-16 M. Rooney 19 lt P. Young 32, R. Bradbury 25 d R. Gordon 18, M. Bush 9 lt T. Loe 36, G. Clements 13 lt K. Dunn 17.
Nathalia 89-2 lt Cobram 106-16 R. Staggard 32 d A. VanDam 13, W. Stanger 18 lt R. Doherty 38, B. Hutchins 23 lt P. O’Dwyer 24, P. Hutchins 16 lt P. Quinane 31.
Numurkah 90-4 lt Barooga Sports 94-14 H. Henderson, Hugh 22 lt A. Ellis 23, K. Hodgson 26 d C. Campbell 23, E. Visser 29 d R. Nye 23, R. Seen 13 lt J. Escott 25. Numurkah Golf 62-0 lt
Picola 120-18 A. Harrison 17 lt K. Berger 31, G. Davie 13 lt A. Morgan 30, J. Nicen 16 lt T. Smith 30, C. Hicks 16 lt G. Cobbledick 29.
DIVISION THREE Barooga Sports 74-14 d
Tocumwal Golf 58-2 J. Toohey 20 lt K. Tyrrell 26, C. Wigg 29 d L. Polkinghorne 18, G. Ashcroft 25 d A. Jones 14.
Finley 88-16 d Finley RSC 61-0 W. Smith 31 d A. Thomas 18, D. McKellar 26 d D. Retallick 25, A. Haines 31 d C. Townsing 18. Tocumwal Golf 75-14 d
Jerilderie 68-2 C. Brown 22 lt C. Bryce 24, C. Farrar 25 d M. Baldwin 21, I. Taylor 28 d T. Chaplin 23.
Cobram 63-7 lt Wunghnu 63-9 L. McDonald 15 lt J. Rigoni 29,J. Crump 17 lt R. Burkitt 21, A. Rishby 31 d A. Crawford 13.
DIVISION FOUR Barooga Sports 53-14 d
Finley (3) 40-0 G. Brown 29 d A. Cowan 17, W. Hoog 24 d K. Bergmans 23.
Numurkah 35-2 lt Katandra West 42-12 G. Down 20 d M. Ash 19, L. Kennedy 15 lt K. Westmore 23.
Finley (2) 33-7 drew Cobram 33-7 G. Close 1414 lt J. Burkitt 19, G. Trevorrow 19 d C. Struthers 14.