Home' Plains Producer : Plains Producer October 29, 2014 Contents 20
Plains Producer, Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Wooroora Men’s Bowling
Section secretary, John Glistak,
reviews round three matches
“Round 3 of Wooroora Men’s Bowls was
played in ideal weather conditions with a smat-
tering of close results and an upset here and
there emanating from the day’s play. An inter-
esting feature for the season so far, is seeing
Mallala sides sitting atop of both Divisions.”
Owen and Riverton were
two of the three sides that had
yet to win a game when the
two sides met at Owen last
Over the past few seasons,
Owen has been one of the sides
that had always troubled the
Riverton side, regardless of
their respective positions in
Last Saturday was no dif-
ferent with Riverton, despite
having two rinks up, falling to
Owen to the tune of nine shots.
Riverton’s rink wins were
gained by Andrew Clark (R)
who defeated David Greer (O)
25-19 and Mark Griffiths (R)
who had a tight 27-25 win over
Tim Harkness (O).
Swaying the match in
Owen’s favour was Neil Hark-
ness (O) whose rink had a
decisive 32-15 win over Dean
The feature match in Divi-
sion One last Saturday saw
Port Wakefield host Balaklava
with the visiting side still ex-
perimenting with its line-up.
comfortable 23 shot win was
gained by Port Wakefield with
wins in two of the three rinks.
Chris Chrisakis (PW) ac-
counted for Gib Palmer (B)
26-19 while Greg McPharlin
(PW) had a strong 35-11 win
over Steve Hawke (B). Balak-
lava’s rink points were gained
by Barry Taylor (B) defeating
Ray Murphy (PW) 29-21.
Mallala remains atop of
the Division One standings
following their eight-shot
victory over Hamley Bridge.
Yvonne Howard (M) had
a narrow 20-22 loss to Harry
Frencken (HB); Ian Stuart
(M) defeated John Bell (HB)
26-23, while Bev Roney (M)
accounted for Karl Gardner
Wasleys had the bye for
So, after the completion
of the round, Mallala has 31
points, with Port Wakefield
and Wasleys next on 23 and 19
points, respectively. Despite
their loss, Balaklava is fourth
with 14 points, followed by
Owen, Riverton and Hamley
DIVISION ONE RE-
SULTS – October 25 2014:
Mallala 75 (10) (Y. Howard
20, I. Stuart 26, B. Roney 29)
def. Hamley Bridge 67 (2) (H.
Frencken 22, J. Bell 23, K.
Gardner 22); Port Wakefield
82 (10) (C. Chrisakis 26, R.
Murphy 21, G. McPharlin
35) def. Balaklava 59 (2) (G.
Palmer 19, B. Taylor 29, S.
Hawke 11); Owen 76 (8) (D.
Greer 19, T. Harkness 25, N.
Harkness 32) def. Riverton 67
(4) (A. Clark 25, M. Griffiths
27, D. Willmott 15); Wasleys
This weekend’s round of
Division One matches can
really split the competition
up with a clear break between
the top four and the remaining
sides if results go as expected.
To begin the round, un-
defeated Wasleys welcome
Owen to its home green.
Wasleys has had two good
wins, so far, against Balaklava
and Riverton and is coming
off its bye.
Owen, on the other hand,
opened its win column last
weekend with a win against
Which of the two sides
will be able to maintain their
On this occasion, home
green advantage should be
sufficient to see the Wasleys
side emerge victorious at the
end of the day.
Riverton hosts Port
Wakefield in a very important
match for both sides. For the
visiting side, a win will see
it remain among the leading
For the local side which
has so far lost two winnable
games by narrow margins,
another loss will see Riverton
lose contact with the top four,
even at this early stage of the
On present form, Port
Wakefield will be favoured to
win this game narrowly.
The final match sees
Hamley Bridge travelling to
At this point of the season,
Balaklava has only won one
of its three matches whereas
Hamley Bridge is yet to open
its winning account.
Despite both sides still
experimenting with their
line-ups, Balaklava’s playing
strength remains the superior
of the two, ensuring a comfort-
able victory for Balaklava.
DIVISION ONE FIX-
November 1: Wasleys
vs Owen, Riverton vs Port
Wakefield, Balaklava vs
Hamley Bridge, Mallala bye.
THE first of the State Events to be held within
Region for this season – State Pairs – will take
place on Sunday November 2 with Qualifying
In the Women’s State Pairs, four Sections
will compete with Sections 1 and 2 being played
at Auburn and Sections 3 and 4 at Mintaro.
At Auburn, commencing at 9.30 a.m.:
Section 1 – S. Yates (Clare), S. Clarke
(Clare), C. Wandel (Blyth), S. Kimpton (Rob-
Section 2 – Z. Errey (Clare), P. Hayes
(Redhill), W. Aitchison (Mundoora), J. Kotz
At Mintaro, commencing at 8.30 a.m.:
Section 3 – B. Harvey (Clare), D. Cle-
ments (Redhill), L. Sutton (Burra), J. Milton
Section 4 – C. Jarman (Clare), S. Walker
(Redhill), B. McQuire (Hamley Bridge), V.
For the Men’s State Pairs, three Sections will
participate in Qualifying Sectional play with
all matches being played at Blyth on Sunday
November 2, commencing at 9.30 a.m.
Section 1 – I. Wandel (Blyth), J. Yates
(Clare), V. Spezzano (Burra), A. Peters
Section 2 – D. Lamond (Blyth), R. Brandt
(Clare), D. Maidment (Burra), T. Dixon
Section 3 – D. Philp (Blyth), B. Brown
(Clare), J. Glistak (Riverton), G. Blaser
Winners of the respective Women’s and
Men’s Sections listed above will progress to
the Semi-Final and Final Knockouts, to be
played on Sunday November 9, to determine the
respective Region 8 winners for the Women’s
and Men’s State Pairs.
These Knockouts will be held at the same
venue, which will be announced after the com-
pletion of this Sunday’s Qualifying rounds in
both events. Starting times will also be advised.
The next scheduled State Bowls event is the
State Fours for both men and women.
As this event will not be held within Region
8, all entries must be sent directly to Bowls SA
before November 10 2014.
Both Men’s and Women’s State Fours will
be played at metropolitan venues on Sunday
November 23 and 30, 2014.
REGION 8 BOWLS NEWS
State Pairs, Fours approaches
MALLALABowling Club hosted teams
for the Women’s Invitation Fours tourna-
ment last Friday.
Tournament Director, Bev Roney and
president, Barbara Miller welcomed teams
and sponsors to the Mallala greens.
A ladies medley of games was the
variation to the format to keep the teams
on their toes.
Red Cross ladies had a table full of
goodies and plants to sell, which the bowl-
Tournament sponsors were represented
by Jennifer Hunt for Taylor & Forgie Fu-
nerals, and Rob Reiman, owner of “Caddie
Shack” of Gawler.
Rob also brought along a full collection
of products from Caddie Shack for shop-
ping moments between matches.
While the weather was a little warm for
October, the ladies coped well, drinking lots
of water and keeping the bar person busy.
Winning team of the day was from
Gawler Bowling Club, skippered by Mar-
lene Heffernan, with Kay Skuse as lead,
Dawn Warland as second and Teresa Dean
Runner-up was the Hamley Bridge
team, skippered by Nancy Bubner, Helen
Gregory as lead, Patty Wedding as second
and Shirley Noble as third.
Marg Slater, Mallala Bowling Club
DIVISION ONE STANDINGS
Women’s Invitation Fours
WOMEN’S Invitation Fours winners – Gawler – Marlene Heffernan, Teresa
Dean, Kay Skuse and Dawn Warlard, with Rob Reimann (left) and Taylor and
Forgie sponsor, Jennifer Hunt.
GLENN Couley, Riverton lines up during Saturday’s
Division One match against Owen. LEFT: Owen’s
David Greer changes the scores.
Links Archive Plains Producer October 22, 2014 Plains Producer November 5, 2014 Navigation Previous Page Next Page