Sports Reports April 28

Brooke Newberry has just completed at the Australian Track & field championships in Sydney, where she represented NSW. She competed in the U15 3000m race walk in which she placed 13th
28th Apr 2021

Men’s Bowls
Saturday April 24th saw two games played:
In Major Singles: David Wilcox played John McIlwain, this was a very tight game early and it wasn’t until end 21 that any gain was made by either bowler, that was John who gradually opened a lead and was leading 24 shots to 14 shots by end 24 this lead he never relinquished and went on to take the victory 32 shots to 17 shots over 30 ends.
The other game played was a Minor Singles game played between Barry Campbell and Mick Rusden. Barry led from the start and showed his experience to extend his lead after 10 ends and then on he was never threatened and went on to take the win 31 shots to 10 shots over 22 ends.
Sunday April 25th saw a number of games played:
In Major Singles: Robert Moore played Andrew Sparke, in this game Andrew was unable to show the consistency that he showed last season and was always chasing as Roberts form continued and as a result managed to take the victory 31 shots to 21 shots over 29 ends.
In Club Pairs: Mallie Walls and Logan Beechey played Col Stanley and Corby Kliendienst. This encounter was a game of two halves. Col and Corby skipped away to an early lead but Mallie and Logan were not done and made a spirited comeback but the lead was too great the horse had bolted. Col and Corby went on to take the win 24 shots to 15 shots over 20 ends.
In Major/Minor Pairs: Steven Sole and Robert Walls played Barry Presnell and Michael Jackson. Steven and Robert proved to consistent for Barry and Michael and went on to take the win 38 shots to 14 shots over 25 ends.
Club Championship games set down for this weekend:
Saturday May 1st: Start: 12.00pm: Starter and Umpire: John Jackson.
Club Pairs: Col Stanley and Corby Kliendienst to play Cameron Peardon and Murray Bourke.
Open Singles: John Jackson to play Andrew Sparke marker David Wilcox.
Handicap Singles: Robert Goodchild to play Barry Presnell marker Wayne Reeves.
Bowlers are reminded that there will be a General Meeting of Bowlers on May 2nd to discuss the unification of Women’s Bowls NSW and Bowls NSW. The meeting will start 10.00am so interested Bowlers please come and hear what the unification will mean.
The Bowls Bandit

Ladies’ Golf
Last week 14 Guyra Lady Golfers travelled to Glen Innes to play in the annual NEDGA Tournament.
The first two days were played in difficult weather conditions with cold, strong winds.
The third day turned up some beautiful calm and warmer conditions.
Wendy Jackson won Runner up Nett in Division 3 and Pip White and Jenni Jackson both won Nearest the Pin Shots on the final day with superb shots.
This week the ladies are playing a Stroke and Putting Competition.
Next week is a Par Medal with Wendy Jackson as the starter.

Vets Golf
Ten Vets competed in a Four Ball Stableford last Tuesday. The winners with 43 points were Terry Varley and Jim Betts with the runners up Col Walls and Don Campbell with 41.
Nearest the pins went to Dave Bearup on the 7th, Terry Varley the 10th and Chris Newberry on the 18th.
The last Pennants game for this year is coming up in a couple of weeks so put your name in and let’s make it a win this year.
A Vet