■ BOWLS Paeroa
Results of our 1st open tournament for the season on Friday
5. The Tournament was sponsored by Paeroa HomeLink Hardware.
The tournament, very successful, turned out to be a Tui Park, Te Aroha, benefit day as all the winners came from Te Aroha.
Winner: Peter Barriball, John Willis, Wynton Heath. 4 Wins +15
. Runner-up: Maureen Miller, Loise O’Leary, Eloise Hayes. 3
1⁄2 Wins + 34.
Third: Craig Townshend, Gary King, Dave d’Abo. 3 wins +
Waihi Beach RSA Bowling Club recently held its first mini tournament of the year which was sponsored by Waihi Mitre
10. Winners for the day were Betty Thomas (skip), Lyn Brooks and Gwenda Tuau, they were the only team to have three wins. Runnersup were Dianne Paulsen (skip), Barbara James and Marie Knight.
■ BRIDGE Waihi
Waihi Contract Bridge Club results for Championship Pairs, session 6, 1 October.
N/S: 1st Merle Beck & Dave Roberts 67.56, 2nd Hattie Curtis & David Bell 54.17, 3rd Heather McIntyre & Sheila Cummings 51.19.
E/W: 1st Kay Still & Richard Still 61.31, 2nd Michael Burt & Ray Demler 60.71, Marnie Burg & Rayma Timmins 52.68.
■ INDOOR BOWLS Bowentown Boat Club
On our club night Wednesday 3rd of October we had a good team of bowlers resulting in some very close games. The night’s winners with two wins and a draw were Molly Tilsley and Marie Martin.
Club night of October 2 — Winners were Peter Youngman and Shirley Taylor with runners-up being Keith Wright, Joan Gill and Alan Scott.
Some important dates to remember: AGM is on October 23 at 7.30pm — Our Open Christmas Tournament is on November 6 and our End of year Dinner is on November 13, 6pm, at the Waihi Beach RSA at 6pm.
The Club Handicapped Singles played off resulted in first place Joan Gill and runner-up Ethel Dench. Congratulations to both ladies. The others in the club played a hearty round of doubles with Neville Wiseman and Terry Wren winning beating the other teams.
Waihi Beach RSA
Club winners of Waihi Beach Butchery Vouchers were Diane Paulsen, Ken Martin& Nelsy Jordan, 2nd prize of bacon & eggs went to Ken Rollo, Ann Murray & Helen Meiklejohn. Triers prize of eggs went to Ross Baird, Marie Martin & John Large. Marie Martin also won the raffle.
■ DARTS Waihi Beach RSA
Our busiest night so far with twenty players in attendance, and a great night of darts. Winners for the night were Bill Tiffin and Louisa Duckmanton. Runners-up after a play off went to Brian Herbert and Norm Pirika. Highest start for the men went to Bill 100 and for the ladies Louisa 87. Kevin McCarthy was the winner of the raffle. Well done to all. See you all again next week.
■ SNOOKER Waihi Beach
Monday RSA Interclub — Our RSA team are playing really well with another good win against Katikati RSA. This now puts Beach RSA top of the table so the next three rounds will decide the winner.
Tuesday pairs — This doesn't happen very often when all leading players scored over 200 points. Winner Don Keesing 232 points, Runner up Ollie Cotterill, 208 points, 3rd John Mutch 204 points, Highest Break John Mutch, Lucky draw Ian Rogers, Raffle No 1 Colin Old, Raffle No 2 Henk Postmaa.
Thursday singles — With all players playing close to their handicaps it's hard to get a win but it didn't stop three of our regular players in the results. Winner Jimmy Ewing, Runner up Barry Hunt, 3rd Ian Heriot.
■ 8 BALL Bowentown Boat Club
October 4 — Winners: Davie Giles, Rowley Edge. Runnersup: Ken Petersen, Whitey. Highest Break: Dave Croker. Raffle Winners: Mark Aldridge x 2, Mike McGougan.