NEIL Whittington has won the second semi final of the men’s consistency championships by defeating Joe Price.
The final will be played between Whittington and Keith Gray. Neil has proven himself to be hard to beat over the past few years, winning the last two.
DURING the week Neil Whittington and Jodi Marshall played their first round match against Phil Greenhalgh and Cheryl Corby. Whittington and Marshall came away with a 20 to 16 win. This game could have gone any way and was only decided on the last end.
The first of the second round matches was played last Saturday between Brendon Dower and Edith Rice who met Robert Coulstock and Carol Simpson.
Coulstock and Simpson won in a hard fought match, until the 13th end, where it was 10 all. Over the next eight ends Coulstock and Simpson pulled away to win 22 to 13. Congratulations to all players in this game very competitive contest.
SATURDAY October 1 is the Lilac City Social Triples. There will be a Trophy and Prize Money donated by Lilac City Festival Organisers. Bowls will start at 1pm and the game is in Mufti. Get your name in early.
The presentation day will be held in partnership with the Ladies along with a Gala Bowls Day like last year, on Saturday December 10. Final details are being sorted out.
There will be Substantial Prize Money up for grabs subject to there being good support from our members.
On Thursday, October 13, there will be a visit from the Fishers Ghost Travelling Bowlers with bowls starting at 9.30am.
All are invited to participate and the list is up on the Club Notice Board. We will need to support this as they have a full bus load coming.
This year’s Rose Tournament is in the process of being organised and will be held at the end of February 2017. More details will follow.
Also the Ladies are in the process of organising a car boot sale and bowls promotion day, to be held in the carpark on Sunday, November 13. More details will follow.