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Riverton White to face Owen in
grand final after 12-shot victory
RIVERTON White won the
Division Three preliminary fnal on
Saturday, against Port Wakefeld
Gold, by 12 shots.
Riverton White will now face
Owen in the grand fnal in a fort-
Port Wakefeld Gold had lost to
Owen the previous week, against
Riverton White, which had scraped
through with a one shot win against
Riverton Black in their semi fnal.
When the two sides last met, Port
Wakefeld Gold emerged one shot
winners, with only one rink up, sug-
gesting that a tight match was likely
The early stages of this match
saw large margins generated across
John Cicolella (PWG) had
opened up a 12-shot lead over Peter
Koster (RW) before a fght back by
Koster's rink saw the score at the
break now only 14-10 in Cicolella's
John Glistak's (RW) rink held a
seven shot lead several times against
Lex Robertson (PWB) but at the
break, the scores were level 17-17.
On the last rink, Ross Hannaford
(RW) was as much as 14 shots up
before Allen Carslake's (PWG) rink
cut back the defcit to trail 18-10 at
At this stage of the match,
Riverton White's overall lead was
only four shots with the match still
up for grabs.
Allen Carslake's (PWG) rink
continued their battle against Ross
Hannaford's (RW) after the break to
briefy snatch the lead on the 23rd
Ross Hannaford's rink took back
the lead on the 24th end, 22-21, only
to see Allen Carslake gain a valu-
able shot on the last end to fnally tie
their match 22-all.
In the John Glistak (RW) -- Lex
Robertson (PWG) match, the
resumption of play saw scores tying
once again, 18-18 on the 18th end
and by the 20th end; the score had
progressed to 20-19 in Glistak's
From that point onwards, the
match went Riverton White's way
with John Glistak’s rink scoring 13
shots over the remaining fve ends
to eventually win 33-19.
The fnal rink to fnish was
the John Cicolella (PWG) -- Peter
Koster (RW) match.
During the concluding stages of
this contest, John Cicolella's rink
had opened up seven shot leads on
several occasions before seeing this
lead reduced to only two shots at the
completion of the 25th end.
The fnal score saw a 21-19 win
to John Cicolella (PWG) over Peter
Preliminary fnal results:
Riverton White 74 (R. Hannaford
22, P. Koster 19, J. Glistak 33)
def. Port Wakefeld Gold 62 (A.
Carslake 22, J. Cicolella 21, L.
Division Three grand fnal:
Owen vs Riverton White.
DIVISION THREE PRELIMINARY REVIEW
Wooroora Men’s bowls grand fnals
GRAND FINAL PREVIEWS -- A preview of the respective grand fnals will
appear in next week’s paper, after players have a week off due to Easter. In the
meantime, the grand fnal arrangements for April 6 are listed below:
THE grand fnals on April 6 will feature six sides
representing four clubs, with Balaklava and Port
Wakefeld each felding two sides and Owen and
Riverton felding one side each.
Riverton Bowling Club will host the event, and
will provide afternoon tea on the day with a $5
charge applying to bowlers and spectators alike.
Congratulations to all sides competing in the
grand fnals. May the best side in the respective
divisions win on the day.
ARRANGEMENTS FOR GRAND FINAL DAY:
All matches will begin at 1pm.
• 12.30pm - sides arrive; cards and coin toss for
mat completed by side managers
• 12.40pm - photographs taken of participating
• 12.50pm - warm-up ends commence
• 1.00pm - play starts
• 3.00pm - afternoon tea
• 5 – 5.30pm - completion of fnals
Within 15 minutes of the last grand fnal fnish-
ing, the presentation ceremony will commence, as
• Presentation of Section Championship per-
petual trophies and individual trophies to respective
winners of Singles, Pairs, Triples & Fours Champi-
onships (attire -- whites)
• Division Three – presentation of premiership
shield and badges, followed by the same for Divi-
sion Two and Division Three
Photographs will be taken during the presenta-
Balaklava, Owen, Port Wakefeld, and Riverton
Bowling Club secretaries are asked to inform their
respective Championship winners that their attend-
ance at the presentation ceremony is required and, if
not playing in the grand fnals, that they bring their
whites along with them to change into just prior to
the presentation ceremony.
Until next week’s grand fnal preview…
SKIPPERS John Glistak, Riverton White (left) and Lex Robertson, Port Wakefeld Gold, dish out some helpful advice to
their respective teammates, during Saturday’s Division Three preliminary fnal at Balaklava.
KEN Anderson bowls for Port Wakefeld Gold in
the Division Three preliminary fnal.
"TWO UP!" Allen Carslake signals to his Port Wakefeld Gold
teammate in the Division Three preliminary fnal.
ROSS Hannaford skippers his Riverton White side in
Saturday’s Division Three preliminary fnal.
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