Women’s Open Pairs Final, Sunday, February 15: Winners: Marinda and Rene – Maritzburg West. Runners- up: Heather and Gill – Collegians. Saturday and Sunday, February 21- 22: The Harvard House Group league continues while SpecSavers Pro 10 Pairs will be played at various venues. If anyone would like to play in this competition, contact Beryl at 083 708 9017 as there has been one withdrawal which can be filled.
Sunday’s lucky draw of 5- 6- 9 saw no winners with a carry over of R220. Tuesday saw three full greens in the 2- 4- 2. Women’s winners: C. C and Zelda, Anne and Jean, and Jean and Emily. Men’s winners: Bobby and Suva, Nithia and Rodney, John and Vic, Gil and Alan, and Alan and Harry. Datcentre 2 teams for Saturday, February 21: E Agnew, J Allan, T Andersson, D Bearpark, A Bond, G Butler, D Carruthers, S Fincham, M Hattingh, G Henwood, D Meadows, P Muirhead, R Nefdt, A Peech, A Ramsay, B Rudling, Z Siebert, M Smuts, R v Rensburg, J Squires, M v Rooyen and T Cadman. Fixtures: Saturday, February 21: 8.30 am – Datcentre 2 bowl trips 1.15 pm – League: 1st away at Creighton and 2nd at home v Hilton Sunday, Ferbruary 22: 8.30 am – Tabs in duty member G Butler SpecSavers Pro 10 Pairs Tuesday, February 24: 1.30 pm – SpecSavers X 2- 4- 2. Please advise Rowan if you can’t play Wednesday, February 25: 8.30 am – Tabs in mufti
Results of club competition: Pairs: Winners: Bobby Naidu and Dharam Bridgemohun. Runners- up: Rughs Harku and Bob Latchmanan. Fours: Winners: Bobby Naidu, Budgie Aniff, Dave Mainprize and Vis Padayachee. Runners- up: Y. C. Moodley, Ranjeeth Singh, Dharam Bridgemohun and Doc Sewram. Social Bowls: Tabs in on Thursdays ( subject to club competition) Time: 8.30 am. Dress: Casual with flat- soled shoes Bowls development: Skills practice on Tuesdays followed by tabs in after tea.
At the AGM last Thursday Rob and Jean Tosen and Dave Trickett were elected to fill vacated posts. Ron Buchel, the treasurer has agreed to continue in his post for a few months. Women’s and Men’s Singles titles went to Jean Pluke and Dave Stevenson respectively, both for the second year in a row. Doug and Gillian Robertson also retained the Mixed Pairs trophy. Awards for the Most Improved Lady and Gentleman bowler went to Margie Seale and Richard Lister. Results: Artisan’s Pizza and Pasta 2- 4- 2 tournament, Friday, February 13: Winners: Dave Garrard and Margie Seale. Other prize winners were John Pattrick, Lorna Allen, Tony Barrington, Julia Strachen, Mike and Janet Fairhurst, Mike and Thelma Mylne. Saturday, 14 February – Rockafella’s Restaurant meal voucher comp: Winners: John Pattrick, Angus Snowden and Andy Hitchcock. Runners- up: Tom Hartley, Margie Seale and Tony Barrington. Neil Tainton and John Arnott won the Pairs competition.
Results: 68 Mains monthly competition, Tuesday, February 10: Winners: Norman Chemaly, Buzzy Basson and Pam Simson. Scottish Leader competition, Friday, February 13: Winners: Dennis Lariviere, Soren Jonnson and Buzzy Basson. Runners- up: Mike Andrew, Dave Beyers and Theo Botha. Third place: Rolf Gregor, Ian Andrews and Ian Forrest. Fixtures: League, Saturday, February 21: Women are home to Maritzburg, Men’s Premier are away to Maritzburg, First are home to Maritzburg West, and Third are away to Mooi River. Full league practice is tomorrow for all teams. Social Bowls: Every Tuesday morning, tabs in by 8.15 am, and Thursday afternoon, tabs in by 1.30 pm, both casual. Saturday afternoon: tabs in by 1.30 pm, in white. Coaching is available on Wednesdays at 2.30 pm. Contact Allan Dakers at 078 445 5417 or Dennis Lariviere at 083 271 0100.
Results: NIBA Women’s Pairs final, Sunday, February 15: Winners: Marinda and Rene of Maritzburg West. Runners- up: Heather and Gillian ( Collegians) The draw for the SpecSavers Pro 10 Pairs is up on the notice board at the club. Start time for Saturday, February 22 and March 1 is 8.30 am, report by 8.15 am at the latest. Both players must wear matching colour clothing. Tabs in days and times: Today: Mixed or otherwise Fours tournament. Saturday: Mufti – Play starts at 1.30 pm dependent on the weather. Sunday: Pro 10 Pairs at Lynwood – 2 greens being used.
Wilfie Brown and his team continue to lead the Magnathomson- sponsored Eddie Telfer Fours with three rounds of this annual tournament left to play. Results: Friday, February 13 session winners: Bob Radcliffe’s team skipped by Kevin Williams. Women’s Bowls and Lunch takes place tomorrow at 8 am for 8.30 am. Fixtures: Saturday, February 28: Marriot- sponsored Breakfast Pairs — at 8 am for 8.30 am. R800 meat prizes is up for grabs. Place your team on the notice board or contact Bruce Thomas at 073 186 2249. Wednesday Mixed Fours, March 8 – at 8 am for 8.30 am. Tabs in on Tuesdays and Thursdays ( at 8 am for 8.30 am) is open to everyone – dress whites. Sunday tabs in ( at 9.30 am) is open to everyone – dress mufti. Last Sunday’s lucky draw chicken winners: Kevin Williams, Chris van Vuuren and Don Joubert. Les Corlett got the first touch Presidents free drink. March 13 – at 2.30 pm: Friday afternoon social bowls will resume.
Thursday, February 19 – tabs in by 1.30 pm: 2- 4- 2 Pairs for Chickens ( if more than 12 players) – dress mufti. Tomorrow, Friday, February 20 – at 5.15 pm: Battery Man Last Man standing. R5 per person, with Battery Man matching the prize money. Tomorrow, Friday, February 20 – at 6.45 pm: Attendance draw: R300. Bring and braai. Saturday, February 21 – at 1.15 pm: NIBA League, Men’s and women’s teams and venues is on the notice board from Tuesday. Saturday, February 21 – at 1.30 pm: Mixed tabs in – visitors are welcome. Sunday, February 22 – at 8.30 am: 1st round SpecSavers Pro 10 Pairs. February 27: Pub supper fund raiser: Bunny chow ( beef) and bingo evening. Tickets are R50. Kids can order hot dogs for R10.
Tomorrow: Friday bowls – Friday morning bowls ( mufti) continues – tabs in by 8.30 am. Jerry and Rolly to welcome. Saturday, February 21: Premier league bowls playing Maritzburg West at home. Social bowls as usual – tabs in by 1.30 pm. Sunday, February 22: SpecSavers Pro 10 Pairs competition – markers required. Wednesday, February 25: Friendly bowls. Tabs- in by 1.30 pm ( mufti). Upcoming attractions: Business Bowls sponsored competition, is on Friday March 5. Late entries to Ron or Roger at 082 805 3221 or 083 454 8355 respectively.
Halfway Toyota Howick sponsored bowls Wednesday, February 11: Winners: Bernice Burden, Tim Waring and Margie Holl. The Lawnmower Shop, Giovision and Greendale Spar sponsored bowls: Winners: Barbara Brook, Tim Waring, Marianne van Wieringen and Helen Emberton. Forthcoming events: Wednesday, February 25 sponsored by J Leslie Smith and The Health Nut March 7 and 8: Umgeni Waterfall will be hosting a group of 55 tourists from the UK. Members of Hilton and Howick Bowling Clubs are invited to join our members on Sunday to show the visitors true KZN hospitality. Club duties next week: Tabs duty: Graeme Cameron, Margie Holl Refreshments: Brian Ellison Tuesday tabs in: 8.15 am ( Casual dress) Wednesday and Saturday: 1.45 pm ( Bowling attire).
Saturday, February 14, Valentine’s Fun: Winners: Jean Squires, Glory Reynold and Sonja Schulz. Hugo Hohls won the spider. Sunday, February 22: Church youth and families welcomed to the club. There will be a short session of introduction, followed by a braai. Thereafter, some games will be played with the help of our club members. Please give us your support. Tuesday, February 24: Committee meeting - at 5 pm. Friday, February 27: Twilight development bowls, followed by a braai. Please contact Gina at 033 503 1811 or 082 454 1388 for free coaching.