Forbes proved too good for the Parkes Pennants team winning with a final score of 25 to 50. Next up is Canowindra on Thursday to decide the winner of the No 4 Pennants. Parkes needs to win both rinks.
The Pennants teams of the Parkes Bowling Club are on a winning streak with a win against Forbes last week and another win and draw against Canowindra resulting in a score of 43 to 29. Well done to the players!
The teams have a bye on 28th March and then play home games against Forbes and Canowindra next week.
This week members enjoyed playing pairs games.
• Hilda McPherson, Heather Harvey defeated Maureen Miller, Joan Simpson.
• Lee Orr, Maureen Baillee defeated Chris Curteis, Rosemary Mitchell.
• Chris Cox, Valmai Westcott defeated Di Howell, Frances Charlton.
The first round of Club Pairs commences on 9th April with Chris Curteis, Elaine Miller vs Gwenda Carty, Cherie Frame.
The Easter Trading Table is fast approaching on 16th April and all members are requested to bring Easter eggs or chocolates for the raffles.
To play social bowls please ring Table Selectors Brenda Davies and Di Howell on 6862 1446. Social roster Wendy Hendry. All new members and visitors welcome to play.
By Rosemary Mitchell
There were 24 bowlers enjoying beautiful conditions this week and having lots of fun. Triples results: Kay Craft, Marja Iffland, Liz Byrne def Di Greenhalgh, Valmai Westcott, Brenda Davies; Lea Orr, Maureen Miller, Joan Simpson def Margaret Hawken, Merilyn Rodgers, Robyn Morgan; Carol Reed, Rosemary Mitchell, Jan McPhee def
Chris Cox, Di Howell, Lorraine Baker; Chris Curteis, Kate Keogh, Maureen Baillee def Eileen Bradley, Hilda McPherson, Rhona Went.
Winners for the day were Carol, Rosemary and Jan, runners-up Eileen, Hilda and Rhona, and ‘60’ club winners Eileen, Valmai, Jan and Merilyn. Thanks to Lea Orr for the birthday cake to celebrate March birthdays.
In the CWD Singles played at Cowra this week Kim Evans got through to the second round, while Maree Grant and Liz Byrne were only defeated on their final ends with the scores being level. Thanks to our players and markers from our club who helped make a great day.
The final of the Club Championship Singles will be played on 19th March between Cherie Frame and Maree Grant. The Club Championship Pairs close 12pm on 19th March.
Pennants games commence on Thursday, 21st March against Forbes. The Pennant teams are Gwenda Carty, Kim Evans, Brenda Davies, Liz Byrne and Jan McPhee, Lorraine Baker, Robyn Morgan, Rhona Went. Good luck to our players.
The Trading Table will be held next week so please bring items for the table. The raffle prize will be a voucher for a Thai massage. To play social bowls please ring table selectors Maureen Miller and Audrey Jones between 8:30am and 9am. Social Heather Harvey.
By Rosemary Mitchell
The first round of the Club Championship singles was played this week with Maree Grant defeating Pat Cooney in an exceptional game of bowls with the score 25 – 24. In other games played Liz Byrne defeated Brenda Davies, Lorraine Baker defeated Robyn Morgan, Rhona Went defeated Jan McPhee and Gwenda Carty defeated Kim Evans while Elaine Miller won on a forfeit from Maureen Miller.
The draw for the next round to be played on or before 26th February is: Liz Byrne v Gwenda Carty, Cherie Frame v Lorraine Baker, Merilyn Rodgers v Elaine Miller, Maree Grant v Rhona Went. In a game of social pairs Carol Reid and Frances Charlton defeated Chris Curteis and Di Howell. The scroungers game saw Isabel Svendsen, Di Greenhalgh and Christine Cox enjoying good bowls.
The trading table was successful with members enjoying the day. Winners for the day were Carol and Frances. The raffle was won by Chris Curteis. To play social bowls please ring Table Selectors Rhona Went and Gwenda Carty, and
for social Margaret Hawken. All visitors and new members always welcome.
By Rosemary Mitchell
This week Merilyn Rodgers defeated Di Howell. In triples Gwenda Carty, Flo Riseborough and Minnie Riordan defeated Carol Reid, Frances Charlton and Rhona Went. Di Greenhalgh, Kim Evans and Robyn Morgan defeated Lorraine Baker, Maureen Miller and Cherie Frame. In a pairs Chris Curteis and Liz Byrne defeated Kay Craft and Maureen Baillee.
The draw for the Club Championship Singles on or before 19th February are: Cherie Frame bye; Robyn Morgan v Lorraine Baker marker Joan Simpson; Liz Byrne v Brenda Davies marker Cherie Frame; Gwenda Carty v Kim Evans marker Minnie Riordan; Maureen Miller v Elaine Miller marker Isabel Svendsen; Pat Cooney v Maree Grant marker Flo Riseborough; Rhona Went v Jan McPhee marker Audrey Jones.
The final of the minor pairs was played this week with Heather Harvey and Jan McPhee defeating Di Howell and Lorraine Baker in a thrilling match to the end. The enthusiasm and skill displayed by our newer members were inspiring to see. Congratulations to all.
A great day of bowling was enjoyed on Tuesday by all members with triples games played.
Di Greenhalgh, Merilyn Rodgers, Maureen Baillee defeated Chris Curteis, Hilda McPherson, Marja Iffland. Kay Craft, Margaret Hawken, Rhona Went defeated Ann Wright/Helen Heraghty, Audrey Jones, Joan Simpson.
Maureen Miller, Kim Evans, Betsy Johnstone defeated Eileen Bradley, Minnie Riordan, Brenda Davies. Chris Cox, Kate Keogh, Liz Byrne defeated Lea Orr, Frances Charlton, Rosemary Mitchell.
Winners for the day were Chris, Kate and Liz. Runners-up Di and Lorraine. Please put your name on the board to play in Pennants next year; and for the Rose Trophy to be played in our district next year. This is a new competition between our district clubs and the trophy has been donated by President of CWD, Heather Hoad, in memory of her husband. Our presentation and Christmas Party will be held on 11th December. Names of players and non-players must be put on board. All prize winners must wear club uniform. To play social bowls please ring table selectors Audrey Jones and Minnie Riordan. Social Isabel Svendsen.
By Rosemary Mitchell
The second round of the minor singles was played this week with Jan McPhee defeating Lorraine Baker and Frances Charlton defeating Di Howell in great games. The final will be played on 13th November with Jan McPhee vs Frances Charlton.
The draw for the minor pairs are: Chris Cox, Francis Charlton vs Jan McPhee, Heather Harvey. Di Howell, Lorraine Baker have a bye. The minor pairs will be played on 20th November. Next week is Melbourne Cup day with casual dress. Lunch available at the club for $20. Our Christmas Trading Table will be on 20th November.
In games played this week, Flo Riseborough, Joan Simpson defeated Rosemary Mitchell, Gwenda Carty. Robyn Morgan, Maree Grant defeated Heather Harvey, Maureen Baillee.
Carla Iffland, Marja Iffland, Kate Keogh defeated Kay Craft, Valmai Westcott, Brenda Davies. Merilyn Rodgers, Kim Evans, Minnie Riordan defeated Dale, Hilda McPherson, Rhona Went. Our winners for the day were Carla, Marja
and Kate. The runners-up were Dale, Hilda and Rhona. Kay Craft won the the raffle of a box of fruit.
To play social bowls please ring Table Selectors Audrey Jones and Minnie Riordan between 8:30am and 9am. Social roster Rosemary Mitchell.
By Rosemary Mitchell
Fun Charity Day At Bowling Club
The Farmers Charity Day is on at the Parkes Bowling and Sports club this Sunday from 12pm with bowls, futsal and fun galore.
There will be fantastic prizes to be won in the raffle – tickets available at bar, remember every ticket helps – and a Silent Auction with many donated items. Come and help to raise much needed funds for the farming community and have a great social day. Cost is $20 including lunch.
Two matches in the Club Championship Fours were played with E Miller, B Davies, R Went, L Byrne defeating M Iffland, V Westcott, G Carty, C Frame in a hard fought game.
J McPhee, H Harvey, L Baker, K Evans defeated M Rodgers, L Orr, M Grant, P Cooney in a great game.
Next week will see the final played between E Miller, B Davies, R Went, L Byrne versus J McPhee, H Harvey, L Baker, K Evans. It will be a great match to watch.
In social matches played H McPherson, A Jones had a draw with F Charlton, M Hawken. I Svendsen, F Riseborough, M Riordan defeated D Howell, C Cox, R Mitchell in a triples game.
The Central Western District won the Taber Shield played at Blayney last week with four teams from each district competing.
The first round of the Championship Fours were played in blustery conditions on Tuesday with E Miller, K Keogh, R Went and L Byrne defeating M Miller, M Riordan, M Hawken and A Jones.
The draw for the second round on 18th September are: M Rodgers, M Iffland, L Orr, M Grant vs J McPhee, H Harvey ,L Baker, K Evans; and M Iffland, V Westcott, G Carty, C Frame vs E Miller, K Keogh, R Went, L Byrne.
Nominations for the minor singles and minor pairs are now open.
The Jones Shield will be played at Condobolin on Thursday, 20th September.
Team 1: D Howell, M Miller, M Iffland and Davies. Team 2: M Rodgers, H McPherson, G Carty, M Riordan; Manager M Iffland.
A Parkes team will be travelling to Blayney this week to compete in the Taber Shield, we wish them luck! Bowlers are needed to play at 1pm on Saturday, 22nd September as a large group of bowlers from Belrose will be here. To play social bowls ring Brenda Davies and Di Howell between 9am and 9.30am on 6862 1446.