The Parkes Women’s Bowling Club won the Cannon Merritt trophy against the Forbes Women’s Bowling Club recently. They are (L-R) Lorraine Baker, Kim Evans, Marja Iffland, Di Howell, Merilyn Rodgers, Rosemary Mitchell, Maureen Miller and Jan McPhee.
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.
Games played this week:
Kay Craft, Audrey Jones, Gwenda Carty def Jan McPhee, Valmai Westcott, Maureen Baillee; Lea Orr, Merilyn Rodgers, Margaret Hawken def Ros Taylor, Marja Iffland, Minnie Riordan; and Lorraine Baker, Kate Keogh, Betsy Johnstone def Maureen Miller, Frances Charlton, Rhona Went.
A game of consistency with Di Howell, Eileen Bradley and Brenda Davies with Brenda the winner. Winners for the day were Kay, Audrey and Gwenda and runners-up Ros, Marja and Minnie.
The $30 meat tray raffle from Forbes Central Butchery was won by a Margaret Hawken. The next Trading Table is on 18th September and will be pick-a-box prizes. The draw for the Club Championship Fours to be played Tuesday, 11th September are: M Miller, M Riordan, M Hawken, A Jones v E Miller, B Davies, R Went, L Byrne. The following teams have a bye: J McPhee, H Harvey, L Baker, K Evans; M Iffland, V Westcott, G Carty, C Frame; and M Rodgers, L Orr, M Grant, P Cooney.
To play social bowls please ring table selectors Brenda Davies and Di Howell on 6621446. Social roster Wendy Hendry. New Members and visitors always welcome.
Excellent bowls were played at the Parkes Classic Triples Tournament last weekend. There were 20 teams from as far away as Towadgerie, Lake Cargelligo, West Wyalong and Mudgee. The trying windy conditions added to the skills needed.
The first prize went to West Dubbo with 4 wins +47. Second prize went to Parkes/Forbes team of Jan Waugh, Kim Evans and Pat Cooney with 4 wins +41. Mudgee came third with 3 wins +61, and fourth prize went to Liz Byrne Parkes with 3 wins +45.
It was a magnificent team effort by our members in catering and cleaning, ensuring the day ran smoothly. It was much appreciated by all.
A few brave ladies played social bowls this week in slightly improved conditions. A long end played was won by Di Howell. In two games of pairs played, Di Greenhalgh and Liz Byrne defeated Ros Taylor and Merilyn Rodgers.
Kay Craft and Gwenda Carty defeated Di Howell and Marja Iffland.
There will be no official bowls played on the Parkes Show Day next week, but anyone can turn up and play if they wish.
By Rosemary Mitchell
Major Triples: Gary McPhee, Dave Johnson and Tom Fury 26 defeated Paul Henry, Guy Ellery and Brett Frame 21. Gary Went, Paul Went and Michael Went defeated Geoff Freeman, Greg Howlett and Mark Dwyer 22 Minor Singles: Gary McPhee 31 defeated Steve Turner 30
Club Championship Triples: Gwenda Carty, Maureen Baillee (sub for Cherie Frame) and Rhona Went defeated Merilyn Rodgers, Marja Iffland and Maree Grant. Betsy Johnstone, Brenda Davies and Liz Byrne defeated Minnie Riordan, Audrey Jones and Joan Simpson in a very close game 14 – 13
Next week the final will be played with Gwenda Carty, Cherie Frame and Rhona Went against Betsy Johnstone, Brenda Davies and Liz Byrne.
Other results: Kay Craft and Lorraine Baker defeated Di Greenhalgh and Maureen Miller. Frances Charlton and Rosemary Mitchell defeated Jan McPhee (twice). Di Howell, Margaret Hawken and Kim Evans defeated Valmai Westcott, Chris Curteis and Elaine Miller. Members will be travelling to Manildra, Trangie and Blayney to represent our club and enjoy playing other towns.
Parkes Women’s Bowling Club 24th July 2018
Perfect conditions on Tuesday saw our members enjoying a great day of bowls. In two games of pairs Maureen Miller, Rhona Went def Marja Iffland, Merilyn Rodgers. Valmai Westcott, Joan Simpson def Chris Cox, Margaret Hawken.
In triples Kay Craft, Flo Riseborough, Brenda Davies def Jean Kennedy, Audrey Jones, Frances Charlton. Heather Harvey, Chris Curteis, Maureen Baillee def Di Howell, Rosemary Mitchell, Minnie Riordan. Winners for the day were Heather, Chris and Maureen; runners-up Chris and Margaret.
Our Fours team playing at Gulgong were defeated 22 -14 Well done to our players.
The Pairs team are playing on Wednesday, Good Luck to them. The draw for the second round of Club Championship Triples to be played on 31st July as follows: Merilyn Rodgers, Marja Iffland, Maree Grant v Gwenda Carty, Cherie Frame, Rhona Went. Betsy Johnstone, Brenda Davies, Liz Byrne v Minnie Riordan, Audrey Jones, Joan Simpson.
To play social bowls please ring Table Selectors Rhona Went and Marja Iffland on 68621446 between 9am and 9:30am. Social roster Chris Cox. Visitors and new players always welcome.
By Rosemary Mitchell
At the AGM of the Parkes Women’s Bowling Club held this week Merilyn Rodgers (left) was elected president. The rest of the new committee for 2018-19 are (L-R) Minnie Riordan (vice-president), Maureen Miller, Isabel Svendsen (secretary), Di Howell, Kim Evans, Joan Simpson, Margaret Hawken and Audrey Jones.
Twenty bowlers took part in five games of pairs at the Parkes Bowling and Sports Club last Thursday. Steve Clegg and John Davies 26 defeated Rob Irving and Matthew Parker 13. Ray Jones and Steve Mills 16 defeated John Dunn and John Corcoran 13. Gordon Dickson and Gary Phillips 27 defeated Ian Simpson and John Ward 14.
Geoff Leonard and Greg Howlett winning 15 of the 21 ends smashed John Watson and Geoff Freeman 30 to 9. Greg Huggins and Col Hayward 20 defeated Jim Blake and Tom Fury 19. Another very close game Bill Skinner and John Dunn 19 defeated Bob Freeman and Colin Mudie 17. Winners were Steve Clegg and John Davies, and runners-up Ray Jones and Steve Mills.
On Saturday 30 bowlers took part – six were involved in two championship matches and 24 played social bowls. In the championship matches singles game Steve Turner beat John Watson 31 to 13. The other pairs games between Tom Casey and Gary Carberry and Paul and Michael Went saw Garry and Tom winning 26 to 16.
On Sunday two championship matches were played. In the major triples Tony Riordan, Bruce Orr and Steve Ryan 27 defeated Rob Irving, John Ward and Arthur Corbett 13. Zone 4 singles championships start on 7th July.
By Jack High
Our members enjoyed a social day of bowls with a very challenging wind making conditions difficult, but lots of fun.
A game of scroungers with Maureen Miller, Di Howell and Merilyn Rodgers was played with Maureen the winner. In a pairs game Lorraine Baker and Brenda Davies defeated Marja Iffland and Minnie Riordan.
The triples game went to Jan McPhee, Eileen Bradley and Rhona Went who played Lea Orr, Heather Harvey and Kim Evans. Our next Trading Table will be held next week on the 19th June. Nominations for club triples open on
26th June so get your teams organised. All members are eligible to play so enter and enjoy the competition.
Our AGM will be held on 3rd July at 1:30pm.
To play social bowls please ring Table Selectors Diane Greenhalgh and Gwenda Carty between 9am and 9:30am on
68621446. Social roster is Isabel Svendsen.
By Rosemary Mitchell