Average start to 2019
Drouin Bowling Club had an average day against top team Traralgon in division one on Saturday.
Division one: Drouin 2/80 lost to Traralgon 18/100.
Drouin had only one rink getting the win after staging a big fight back.
Matthew Eccles, Tim Anderson, Gary Johnson and Adam Proctor defeated N. Brown’s team 32/14.
Drouin was down 4/12 at the break before winning the next 10 ends.
Samantha Atkinson, Les Firth, Dennis Throup and Matthew Schreyer lost to J. Scullin’s team 16/28. Ron Brodie, Dale Hendrick, Mark Atkinson and Glen Locket lost to M. Ferrari’s team 13/30. Janice Aubrey, Sheryl Atkinson, John Leighton and Toby Wallace lost to I. Kirkup’s team 19/28.
Division three: Drouin (2) 16/94 defeated Moe (2) 4/88.
Bob Cole, Andy Kidd, Ian McCartney and Noel Rubenstein defeated N. Hincliffe’s team 24/12. Don Mowat, Col Jeffrey, David McIlfatrick and Col Finger lost to J. Woods’ team 16/33. Steve Barr, Chris Brownlee, Phil Jarred and David Tayles defeated Richard Chetland’s team 29/16. Laurie Innes, Graeme Aubrey, Maureen Leighton and Arthur Moore lost to J. Kerr’s team 20/27.
Division four: Drouin (3) 0/73 lost to Newborough (4) 20/122.
Mal Anderson, Gary Watts, Terry McFadzean and Brian Thorpe lost to Alan Luck’s team 21/32. Margaret Schofield, Margaret Rhodes, Lloyd Smith and Neil Stoney lost to K. Evans’ team 14/42. John Bulmer, Mary Firth, Pauline Appleyard and Peter Hone lost to B. Puddy’s team 21/23. Merv Appleyard, Elaine Thorpe, Ray Watson and Neil Bullen lost to E. Whelan’s team 17/25.
Division six: Drouin received a forfeit from Warragul.
As a result, the two sides played a social game between each other.
Max Hine, Richard Joyner, Les Gouge and Kevin Potter defeated Jim Purvis, Ian Haughton, John Kinrade and Tom Lawler 24/17.