City duo wins pairs tourney
A Horsham City club duo of Daniel Gloury and six-time club champion Colin Morrell scored a home-club win at one of regional Victoria’s biggest bowls tournaments.
After play-offs and finals, the pair won Horsham City Bowling Club’s Invitation Four Bowl Pairs Sets Play Tournament, pocketing $1200 in prizemoney.
The two-day event attracted 84 bowlers from across the state who competed for a total prize pool of $1350.
Morrell and skipper Gloury found themselves in an exciting final against Ballarat Victorian Bowling Club Premier League player Scott Hollingworth, s, and Stuart Hedger from Lara.
With the game at one set and one shot all in the tie-breaker, Gloury and Morrell scored a two to win the final.
After five games the other section winners who fought out the finals were: Kevin Webster and Andrew Ross, Whittlesea; Fred and Ben Zolj, Rupanyup; Gavin Watson and Ross Barnett, Horsham Sunnyside; Brian Hogan and Govan Bellinger, Hopetoun-horsham City; Leif Hendrickson and Nick Marchment, Warracknabeal; Grant Kemp and Anthony King, Coughlin Park-horsham City. Best last game winners were Zac Stephan and Marous Gregg, Nhill-horsham City.
Horsham City club president Stewart Landwehr said it was great to all greens full of bowlers during the two days.