Show­downs for young guns

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Sey­mour VRI

In Sat­ur­day’s pen­nant, Di­vi­sion One hosted Alexan­dra at the Sey­mour VRI green in what re­sulted as a one-sided game with the young gun skip­pers both win­ning by huge mar­gins and the team win­ning all rinks with 77 shots up over­all.

Sey­mour VRI 16-119 de­feated Alexan­dra 0-42.

Daniel Noo­nan’s rink won 21 of the 25 ends played and it was just a mat­ter of how far, win­ning by 47 shots.

Luke Spargo’s rink also had a huge win, scor­ing on 18 ends for the game with seven shots on the 10th end and a win­ning mar­gin of 25 shots.

Greg Jones’ rink had the close game and was one worth watch­ing. The rink started with seven shots to nil af­ter five ends, then the op­po­si­tion came to play and the lead was lost at the 13th end, re­gained the lead at the 18th end and the score was level again on the 22nd end scor­ing five shots over the last three ends won the game by five shots. Re­sults: I. McBean, B. Dawe, C. Marsh, D. Noo­nan (s) 55 d K. Ar­gent 8;

P. Chal­lis, M. Szczykul­ski, W. Noo­nan, L. Spargo (s) 42 d G. Gil­more 17;

K. Cain, R. Hock­ley, J. Pur­cell, G. Jones (s) 22 d R. Beng­hamy 17.

The Di­vi­sion Two team trav­elled to Alexan­dra and were big win­ners scor­ing more than dou­ble the op­po­si­tion’s score. Sey­mour VRI won all rinks by big mar­gins and with 52 shots over­all tak­ing top po­si­tion on the lad­der.

Sey­mour VRI 16-103 de­feated Alexan­dra 0-51.

Moreno Puppa’s rink, lead­ing through­out the game, were 10 shots up at the 15th end and con­tin­ued to in­crease the lead to win by 22 shots.

Paul Rolfe’s rink were 20 shots up by the 10th end, but slowed down af­ter tea to be only nine shots up at the 22nd end, then win­ning the last three ends won by 15 shots.

Ian Cashill’s rink started with 16 shots to nil at the fifth end, in­creased the lead to 25 shots up at the 12th end, but the op­po­si­tion came back with six win­ning ends and re­duced the lead to 12 shots at the 23rd end, win­ning the last two ends won by 15 shots. Re­sults: J. Crock­ett, M. Furletti, P. Del­zotto, M. Puppa (s) 36 d L. Gar­lick 14;

G. Dixon, I. Nichols, S. Towt, P. Rolfe (s) 35 d A. Ar­gent 20;

J. Tuck­well, B. Chal­lis, H. Flint, I. Cashill 32 d T. Livy 17.

Di­vi­sion Seven Goul­burn Val­ley Team played on Sey­mour VRI no. 2 green against a mix­ture of young play­ers and some ex­pe­ri­enced play­ers from Kyabram, on a tricky green that gave the Sey­mour VRI team an­other win by only five shots over­all, win­ning one rinks and a drawn rink.

Sey­mour VRI 13-47 de­feated Kyabram 1-42.

Stu­art Crock­ett’s rink af­ter a com­pet­i­tive start scored five shots on the 11th end to con­sol­i­date the lead for the re­main­der of the game, but only one shot up at the 22nd end scored on the last three ends for a fiveshot win.

Wayne Flint’s rink re­gained the lead af­ter tea and held a nine-shot lead at the 21st end, but as the op­po­si­tion scored nine shots over the last four ends forced a drawn game. Re­sults: K. Lee, J. Cashill, A. Wal­ton, S. Crock­ett (s) 26 d Ja­son Cartwright 21;

M. Brett, O. Tay­lor, A. Nachtin­gal, W. Flint (s) 21 drew with D. O’Brien 21.

On Sat­ur­day Di­vi­sion One travel to Yea for an in­ter­est­ing game against Yea, while the Di­vi­sion Two team will host Yea di­vi­sion two and will be ex­pected to con­tinue their win­ning run while the Di­vi­sion Seven Goul­burn Val­ley team will travel to Euroa to take on the bot­tom team on the lad­der, Euroa.

The meat tray kindly do­nated by Tau­rus Qual­ity Meats was won by Colin Marsh, Sey­mour VRI.

On Novem­ber 17, 24 bowlers en­joyed a great day and played for the Tony O’Lough­lin tro­phy.

Tony was a mem­ber of the Sey­mour VRI Bowl­ing Club for many years and was re­garded as a real char­ac­ter in the club, much re­spected and pass­ing away far too soon.

The win­ners were Jim Tuck­well, Ian Nichols, Si­mon Towt and Joe Pur­cell. Run­ners-up were Kevin Cain, An­thony Nachtin­gal, Ian McBean and Greg Jones.

Thanks to Bren­dan Chal­lis for sup­ply­ing and cook­ing a spit roast and Michelle O’Lough­lin for sup­ply­ing sal­ads and mak­ing the pre­sen­ta­tion on the day in mem­ory of her late hus­band.

— Two Hats


The mid-week pen­nant side had a gen­eral bye this week due to the Vic­to­rian Open Cham­pi­onships be­ing held through­out the Goul­burn Val­ley.

The Sec­tion Seven team con­tin­ued on their win­ning way de­feat­ing Hill Top by 59 shots, win­ning both rinks.

It was pleas­ing to see a dap­per Tim Na­gle mak­ing his first ap­pear­ance of the sea­son.

The Sec­tion One pen­nant side had a com­pet­i­tive match against top placed Shep­par­ton Golf with John Sin­den mak­ing an im­pres­sive de­but in the top team.

The rink of Rob Page, Jan Wat­ters, Vicki Reidy and Chis Spencer recorded a 24-22 vic­tory but the Shep­par­ton side pre­vailed win­ning by 36 shots.

Many thanks to those who at­tended or as­sisted in mak­ing last week’s Nagam­bie Cup so­cial evening a roar­ing suc­cess.


Club mem­bers trav­elled to the Shep­par­ton Race­way on Thurs­day to en­joy a great evening win­ing and din­ing at the trots.

A good meal was en­joyed and a few peo­ple en­joyed a small win.

Thanks to Stu­art Locke for pro­vid­ing the use of a com­fort­able bus and a good driver.

The Christ­mas raf­fle tick­ets are ready for col­lec­tion at the club. Please en­sure you col­lect your tick­ets and re­turn the butts to the club be­fore De­cem­ber 13 when the draw will take place.

Also on De­cem­ber 13, a Christ­mas get to­gether is on at 2 pm. All mem­bers with sur­names start­ing with A to K are to bring some­thing savoury to eat, and those with names com­menc­ing with J to Z, some­thing sweet.

Later in the day, there’ll be prac­tice for the last pen­nant game be­fore Christ­mas, the draw­ing of the Christ­mas ham­per and then a sausage siz­zle.

Dur­ing the Vic­to­rian Bowls Open played in the Goul­burn Val­ley area, Sey­mour play­ers were prom­i­nent all week.

Al­i­son Hall teamed up with Graeme Flint in the mixed pairs, to win their sec­tion. They also won the first knock­out game.

Hall paired with He­len Flint from the Sey­mour VRI Club to come equal third in the women’s pairs.

She also com­peted in the top event, the women’s sin­gles, and lost to Mikayla Long (a teenager) from Sun­bury in the fi­nal.

Well done Al­i­son — you have done the Sey­mour Bowl­ing Club proud.

There was no mid­week pen­nant due to the Vic­to­rian Open.

In round five Goul­burn Val­ley week­end pen­nant, Di­vi­sion One Sey­mour played Hill­top on Sat­ur­day with the vis­i­tors win­ning the game by seven shots, Hill­top 16-100 de­feated Sey­mour 2-93. Re­sults: Graeme Flint, Mark Law, Matt O’Sul­li­van, Rob Bald­win (s) 40 d L. Far­rell 13;

Ian Ridd, Mau­reen Prud­den, Bernie Dil­lon, Dale Sel­lick (s) 22 lt J.Tin­ning 29;

Terry Flynn, Dot Dil­lon, Al­i­son Hall, Max Ham­mond (s) 14 lt M. Stark 30;

Anne Cas­sar, Mil­ton How­ell, Bill Solomon, Rob Brown (s) 17 lt J. Hicks 28.

In Di­vi­sion Five, Sey­mour went to Mooroopna to play Mooroopna Golf and won in hand­some fash­ion, Sey­mour 16-90 de­feated Mooroopna Golf 0-54. Re­sults: Eon Densworth, Graeme Prime, Ken Butcher, Der­rick Boyd (s) 26 d B. Mor­ris 20;

Di Sta­ples, Pat Dawe, Linda Brown, Steve Reed (s) 30 d M. Mellings 19;

Tr­ish Green, Jenny Ridd, Terry Smal­ley, Eliot Jar­man (s) 34 d R. Brent 15.

Di­vi­sion Seven Sey­mour played well, but were de­feated by Dookie, Sey­mour 2-37 to Dookie 12-61. Re­sults: Lyn Rie­ni­ets, Shane Steven­son, John Hey­wood, Vin Hall (s) 29 d D. Thorp 21;

Jim Bruce, Anita Steven­son, Marg Cal­laghan, Marg Flynn (s) 8 lt T. Her­nan 40.

Cen­tral Bowls District Di­vi­sion One saw Sey­mour play away to Yea, win­ning two rinks, 14-79 to 2-71. Re­sults: Lois White, Marie Maggs, Jenny Kreemers, Don Law­ton (s) 17 lt J. Branch 28;

Richard Maggs, Lyn Meek, Marg Locke, Steve El­lis (s) 34 d D. Mar­shall 20;

Lynda Ro­hde, Wendy Hut­ton, Carol Har­rop, Jeff Rhue (s) 28 d R. Branch 23.

Di­vi­sion Two Sey­mour played Yea at our home green, win­ning the game in fine fash­ion 14-101 to 2-54. Re­sults: Noel Pianta, Lois Tomkins, Neal Har­ris, Jim Stephen (s) 38 d D. Dash­wood 9;

Donna Syms, Ron Fuller­ton, Ken Ma­lin, Dot Ma­lin (s) 35 d T. Stanyer 16;

R. Tomkins, So­nia Jones, Jan Wes­sel­man, G. Quill­nan 28 lt T. Buc 29.

— Toucha

Pic­tured with Tony’s wife Michelle O’Lough­lin.

Tony O’Lough­lin tro­phy win­ners and run­ners-up:

All ages: Sey­mour VRI’s pen­nant game against Kyabram last week fea­tured young and old.

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