Phillip Is­land take win in cro­quet

Warragul & Drouin Gazette - - GAZETTE SPORT -

Drouin’s golf cro­quet pen­nant team trav­elled to Phillip Is­land.

The Is­land’s grounds were a pic­ture in their na­tive set­ting and the greens were run­ning well.

Hu­mid con­di­tions pre­vailed at the com­mence­ment of play.

Ex­tra shots for the day went Phillip Is­land’s way with 22 com­pared to Drouin’s 11. Re­sults: Sin­gles: Round 1: Heather Bullen (hand­i­cap six) lost to Pat Wilsmore (five) 6/7, Michael Fry (sox)lost to Mike Bai­ley (nine) 2/7, Nan­nette Fry (seven)lost to Grant Wade­son 5/7, Al­lan Leesing (10) lost to Lily Eich­stadt (10)5/7.

Round 2: A Leesing lost to G Wade­son 4/7, N Fry lost to L Eich­stadt 5/7, HBullen lost to M Bai­ley 6/7, M Fry def P Wilsmore 7/3. Dou­bles: Round 1: H Bullen/M Fry lost to P Wilsmore/M Bai­ley 6/7, N Fry/A Leesing def G Wade­son/L Eich­stadt 7/6.

Round 2: M Fry/A Leesing def M Bai­ley/L Eich­stadt 7/6, H Bullen/N Fry lost to P Wilsmore/G Wade­son 2/7.

Round 3: H Bullen/A Leesing lost to P Wilsmore/L Eich­stadt 6/7, N Fry/MFry lost to M Bai­ley/G Wade­son 3/7.

Fi­nal re­sult: Phillip Is­land 11 games 92 hoops de­feated Drouin three games, 71 hoops. Drouin has the bye to­day. Next week is the fi­nal round of the Gipp­s­land golf cro­quet sea­son, with Drouin to host Mor­well.

Sale take nar­row win

Last week’s As­so­ci­a­tion pen­nant match was played against Sale at their home venue.

The first sin­gles saw Drouin’s Al­lan Leesing team up against Sale’s Barbara Cas­tle, with both play­ers hav­ing a hand­i­cap of nine.

Al­lan got the Drouin side off to a good start, win­ning 26-19.

Sale’s Len Clis­sold on hand­i­cap 11 played con­fi­dently to de­feat Jenny Leesing (hand­i­cap 12) with a score of 26-16.

Drouin were be­hind by the small mar­gin of three hoops when the dou­bles com­menced.

The Sale pair com­bined well in the dou­bles game, which re­sulted in­Drouin go­ing down 26-14.

Fi­nal re­sult: Sale two games 71 hoops de­feated Drouin one game 56 hoops.

Drouin play Bairns­dale on neu­tral ground at Mor­well on Thurs­day.

The club con­grat­u­lated its suc­cess­ful play­ers at the Ko­rum­burra hand­i­cap dou­bles tour­na­ment.

Kath Willems teamed up with Robert Small­wood of Drouin to fin­ish run­ner up in di­vi­sion one, while Michael and Nan­nette Fry fin­ished third.

Ed Chatwin part­nered with Ruth Cashin of Ko­rum­burra to take out bronze in di­vi­sion two.

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