The club was delighted to host the Centre Men’s Fours at the weekend. Twenty teams entered, including three from Raumati who all qualified for post section play. The most successful was the team skipped by Bob Darragh which was beaten in the semi finals by the eventual winners. Paekakariki dominated the event by securing both places in the final won by Peter Thomson’s four over the team skipped by Graham Corlett.Photo shows Peter Thomson holding the trophy, with his lead Scott Sinclair Paton on the left and Neil and Geoff Bovey.
Women’s Singles winner – Pat Taylor won with Heather Simpson runner-up.
There were 5 qualifiers – Pat, Bev Lang and Jane Bradbury had first round byes. Heather Simpson defeated Sue McFarlane 21-19 then Jane Bradbury 21-18 to reach the final. Pat defeated Bev Lang to take the other finals spot. Pat’s extensive experience took her to another Singles Title – well done to all participants – a hard fought competition.
Excitement is building among members as the first sign of the instalation of the new green appears. Stand by for news of an open day next month
The team from TigerTurf was at the club this morning (8/4/21) with their stretching gear. Not only did they provide the requested and recommended stretch to the new Elliott Green but also also decided the older Barlow Green required some attention too.
Howard & Co Realty are very supportive sponsors and their support is greatly appreciated by all members. Ceinwen Howard has just presented the club with $500 for a recent house sale.
World champion bowler, Mike Kernaghan, visited the club last week. He was invited primarily to chat to members about the need for care in the sun in his role as chief executive of the Cancer Society, but he also chatted about his bowls highlights and offered some sound ideas about making the sport attractive to…
Our Junior players were to the fore in the five club championships which were decided at the weekend.
Three of them won titles with Ron Olivecrona getting his hands on two trophies- the Men’s Triples and the Mixed Fours. Sue Veart was lead for Audrey and Rochelle Stevenson in the Women’s Triples, while Laurie Flynn played alongside his mate Ron Olivecrona in the triples.