Minor Pairs Championship
The match between Jim Blake and Rob Irving and the pairing of Bernie Mitchell and Mike Valentine looked like a footy match played in two halves. After 5 ends Bernie and Mike lead 10-0 and ‘half time’ was called. Whatever was said during the break made Jim and Rob won all but one of the remaining ends to run out winners 22-11. In a close match Mick Simpson and Wilbur Harris had the lead 15-6 after 14 ends before Martin Tighe and Gary McPhee won the remaining 7 ends to just get up, 16-15.
Mixed Pairs Championship
Elaine Miller and Steve Turner started well but on the sixth end Jan McPhee and Mark Dwyer took the lead. They continued to lead and going into the last two ends they were ahead 22-14. On the second last end Elaine and Steve scored five shots, but could not bridge the gap on the last end. Jan and Mark ran out winners 22-20. Maureen and Col Miller had a good win against Fran and Grahame Dixon 32-9, but in the next round were out played by Cherrie and Brett Frame, 27 – 11. Handicap Pairs
Brian Townsend and Brett Frame won against Ray Jones and George Boatswain, 34-17.Tom Furey and Greg Huggins had a win over Bernie Mitchell and Mike Valen-tine, 29 – 17.
By George Bradley