Moama makes omi­nous start

The Riverine Herald - - BOWLS -

FOUR-TIME de­fend­ing mid­week di­vi­sion one pre­miers Moama made the per­fect start to their 2017/18 cam­paign last week with a strong win against Rochester.

Moama dropped one of the three rinks but had more than enough to take the points, win­ning 80-62.

The team it beat in last sea­son’s de­cider, De­niliquin, also made a win­ning start, beat­ing Echuca Blue 86-56, win­ning two of three rinks on of­fer.

Echuca White was the most dom­i­nant of di­vi­sion one win­ners in round one, tak­ing all three rinks in a dom­i­nant dis­play against Rich River on its way to a 90-63 re­sult. ■ THE week­end pennant di­vi­sion one grand fi­nal re­match be­tween Moama and Ton­gala has gone the same way as last sea­son’s de­cider.

Moama, win­ners last sea­son 69-63, was even more dom­i­nant in round one, win­ning 91-59, with 13, 12 and seven shot wins on the three rinks.

Echuca made a sim­i­larly strong start with a 90-50 win against Mathoura, while De­niliquin knocked off Rich River 79-66.

In the fi­nal game of the round, Rochester took down Deni RSL 96-57.

In di­vi­sion two, Lock­ing­ton’s top side made a win­ning start, de­feat­ing Rich River by 11 shots, while Echuca won a thriller by a sin­gle shot against Mathoura.

Luke Hemer

Con­cen­trate: Rich River’s Jerome Shaw lines up a shot against De­niliquin. Photo:

De­niliquin’s Lind­sey Franklin.

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