Matamata RSA and Citizen’s Bowling Club
The club’s recently open mixed 2 bowl triples tournament was sponsored by Comag and was won by Barry O’Connor’s team from Morrinsville RSA with four wins, 27 ends and 46 points. In second place George Tu’s team from Rewa with three wins, 27 ends and 42 points. In third place Ray Heeney’s team from Hinuera with three wins, 28 ends and 45 points.
Rewa Bowling Club
The Singles were held over the weekend of February 1-2which were two hot and windy days. Round 1 winners were: Ron Hooper, Alan Dowling, Nigel Grondin, John VanderHulst, Phil Smith and Callan McGrath. Round 2 winners were: Ron Hooper, Nigel Grondin, Callan McGrath, Wayne Rogers, Selwyn Tappin and Mal Julius. Round 3 winners were: Two lives - Ron Hooper and Nigel Grondin. One Life - Wayne Rogers Mal Julius and Phil Smith. Round 4 winners. Two Lives - Nigel Grondin. One Life - Wayne Rogers and Callan McGrath. Ron Hooper had a Bye. Round 5: Nigel Grondin defeated Wayne Rogers. Ron Hooper defeated Callan McGrath. Round 6: In what turned out to be a very exciting and tight game, Nigel Grondin narrowly defeated Ron Hooper 21/19. Congratulations to Nigel Grondin who took the title of Singles Champ having both lives still intact. Good Luck in the Champ of Champs. On Sunday February 9, a Mixed Day was held as a Rememberance Day for Past Bowlers. It was started about 25 years ago by Noel Riordan and Dick Holmes, who donated a Rose Bowl to the winner. It was originally a progressive game with the winner being the player with the top score. Others joined in along the way, but they too have passed on. The match was sponsored by Noel Riordan, John Quinlan, Ian Madill and Ian Shearman. Thirty four players took part, playing in teams of 3 or 4. The winning team with 3 wins and 18 ends were: Gloria Hope( S), Ian Shearman(3), John Quinlan(2), Noeline Bell(L). Runners up with 3 wins but 17 ends were: Dorothy Jones(S), Keith Alison(2), Graham Allen(L). Although it was a enjoyed themselves.
day, everyone This week saw the second round of the Summer Cup, and leading the way after two rounds is Paul Wood on 131 followed closely by Robson Tarrant on 133, so it be a close thing going into this week’s third round. In division two the winner was Robson Tarrant with a net 65 winning 4 balls, followed by Ian Taylor 65, 3 balls; Bryan Rawiri 66, 3 balls; Maurice Vosper 72, 2 balls; Bruce Romley 73, 2 balls; and Tim Theobald 73, 1 ball. In division one the winner was Paul Wood with a net 65 winning 4 balls, followed by JR 67, 3 balls; Rex Mason 67, 3 balls; Brent Stewart 68, 2 balls; Alex Johnson 69, 2 balls; and Murray Davidson 69,2 balls. There were 3 two’s Lyall Clements, Tim Theobald and JR earning them 3 balls each. The $10 voucher from Sen Sushi closest to the pin in two on the 17th was won by Paul Wood. The Power Pizza longest putt on the15th was won by Alex Johnson. The Challenge! hole on the 2nd was won by Paul Wood. This coming weekend is the third and last round of the Summer Cup, so we’ll see you about 8.30am and we’ll get you going.
Opening day for the women drew a good crowd of 32 players. The 2014 club captain Bev Lamb welcomed everyone back and introduced two new nine hole members. Nancye Payze hit the first ball to get the season underway. The competition was " skins" which created great interest in the clubhouse at the end of play. Anyone with a "four-pointer" stableford look good for some winnings. Joce Downs, Nancye Payze, Bev Lamb, Sue Hancock and Lynn Ryan were the lucky golfers! On Saturday, round one of the Summer Cup was played in conditions not condusive to Summer golf, although they did improve during the round. Scramble Results: Sheelah Lamb 36, Sandra Baxendine 34, Sheryll Johnson 33.