Vi­o­let Town Bowls Club


BARE­FOOT Bowls from 6pm this Thurs­day night, BYO nib­bles/tea, flat soled shoes or healthy feet, bowls if you have some, and come and try bowls.

We have games with foam bowls for the kids to try.

We’d love to see you there and the cost is only $5.

Vic Open: This was a great week with some fan­tas­tic bowls be­ing played and great bowlers bring out the best in the rest of us.

I had the plea­sure of bowl­ing with my hubby in the mixed pairs, with no great suc­cess.

I also played in the ladies’ pairs with Kate from Warrnambool at Ky Val­ley Golf and Bowls club, again no suc­cesses, and in the ladies’ triples at Shep­par­ton Golf with Ce­cilia and Robyn on the Mon­day.

Scar­ily Robyn tried hard to pull us over the line how­ever another team in our sec­tion had a huge win in their sec­ond game.

The thought of play­ing in the knock-out rounds was a bit daunt­ing to me.

Mid­week Divi­sion 5: On Tues­day, Novem­ber 13, VT trav­elled to Col­binab­bin and had a laugh when some­one turned up to roll the green when we’d nearly fin­ished our roll-up.

It was a suc­cess­ful day for our team, win­ning 58/37 (140).

E An­der­son, I Chanter, P De­la­hey, D Tay­lor de­feated R Weeks 25/20.

L Rus­sell-Jones, M De­la­hey, K Byrne, D Un­der­wood de­feated D Chan­dler 33/17.

Last Tues­day we played at home against Avenel.

While they had one de­pleted rink over­all, we only won 52/49 (12-2).

E An­der­son, D Tay­lor, M Da­ley, L Holmes de­feated N Billingsley 32/14.

H Bi­ach, H Da­ley, P De­la­hey, L Rus­sell-Jones lost to M Da­maron 20/35.

Week­end Divi­sion 5: Our home game against Shep­par­ton RSL on Satur­day, Novem­ber 24, on a heavy green, gave us a win 77/64 (12-4), how­ever only one rink got over the line.

K Byrne, R Wither, N Grigg, D Un­der­wood lost to R Bone 17/22.

G Jones, M Howard, D Tay­lor, G Til­brook de­feated J John­stone 42/15.

K Beaton, W Wood, M De­la­hey, J Dun­can lost 18/27.

This week we trav­elled to Stan­hope where the con­di­tions were warm but en­joy­able.

Miss­ing a few play­ers this week was not good for the team as a whole, and we played short in one team. We went down 58/86(0-16). D Un­der­wood, W Wood, M De­la­hey, J Dun­can lost to B Spencer 28/21.

K Byrne, I Chanter, N Grigg lost to C Evans 33/17.

G Jones, D Tay­lor, L Rus­sell-Jones, G Til­brook lost to T Burgess 25/20.

So­cial bowls: On Fri­day af­ter­noon, from 4.30, there are gen­er­ally a few peo­ple around to have a roll with.

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