Sports Shorts February 12th, 2020
There were a number of Club Championships played over the weekend (in between showers that is). Firstly, a game of Major Singles played between Dan Kennedy and Barry Presnell. Dan led from the start never letting Barry into the game. Dan took the win 31 shots to 15 shots over 27 ends.
There were also two games of Club Pairs played. John McIlwain and Anthony Bull played Steven Sole and Robert Walls, in this game Steven and Robert enjoyed a handy lead by end 13 they led 20 shots to 9 shots. It was at this stage John and Anthony reeled off 6 ends in a row and as a result the lead changed. Steven and Robert won the next end but it was too little too late as John and Anthony won the 21st end and with that they took victory 23 shots to 21 shots over 21 ends. Game two was between John Jackson and Barry Campbell who played David Wilcox and John Hamel. This game was a closely played contest that is for the first 13 ends. The lead was swapped on a number of occasions during this time however John and Barry took control and went on to victory 24 shots to 16 ends over 21 ends.
Club Championships set down for this weekend:
Sunday February 16th: Start: 1.00pm. Starter and Umpire: David Wilcox.
Open Singles: Steven Sole to play Andrew Sparke marker Barry Campbell.
David Wilcox to play Col Stanley marker John Jackson.
Minor Singles: Ken Jones to play Geoff Reeves marker Wayne Reeves.
Handicap Singles: Ian Jacobs to play Robert Walls marker Dan Kennedy.
Following are the Pennant teams selected to play February 29th and March 1st.
No.4 Pennant teams:
Team 1: Ian Jacobs, John Jackson, Michael Shiner and Col Stanley
Team 2: Roger Cox, Cameron Peardon, Anthony Bull and John McIlwain
Team 3: Robert Walls, Murray Bourke, Steven Sole and David Wilcox
Above teams will play Armidale Ex Services at Guyra Saturday February 29th
Bowlers to be at the Club by 12.15pm for a 12.30pm start.
The above teams will also travel to Moree Sunday March 1st, Bowlers to be at the Club by 7.30pm. Bowlers will be notified as to vehicles and who they will travel with. Cost to yet be determined.
No.7 Pennant Teams:
Team 1: David Lyes, Barry Campbell, Boyd Stanley and Scott Campbell
Team 2: Wayne Reeves, Barry Walls, Paul Johnson and Chris Kliendienst
Team 3: Mark Swain, Ken Jones, Andrew Sparke and Barry Presnell.
The above teams will play at Guyra against Armidale City Sunday February 29th
Teams are to be at the Club by 12.15pm for a 12.30pm start.
The above teams will also be the teams to travel to Glen Innes Sunday March 1st. Cars will depart the Club 11.45am. Start glen Innes 12.30pm. Cost of travel $7.00 per bowler.
Reserves: Evan Sole, John Hamel Robert Moore and Mallie Walls. 2nd (Grahame Starr and Geoff Reeves).
The teams are for the first two games and are subject to change to give the Reserves a game.
For further information contact the Club on 6779 1499 during working hours.
The Bowls Bandit
Last Wednesday we had a field of 10 ladies play a Par Medal Round with Belinda Lenehan winning on a countback from Pip White with a score of +2.
We played the front nine twice as the back nine is still closed.
The Nearest the Pin Winners were on the 7th hole Shona Mulligan and Karen Oehlers.
Vicki Reeves and Karen Oehlers won the Nearest the Pin on the 9th hole.
This week is a Stableford along with the Graham Betts 1st Round.
Black Mountain Nursery is the trophy donor and Julie Walker is the starter.
Next week is a Stroke and Putting competition along with the 1st Round of the NSW Medal. The starter is Donna White.
A Chilly day reduced the numbers for our Reg Taylor Stroke competition on Tuesday February 4th. The standout player for the day was Terry Mulligan who took out the win with net 70. He was also the top putter with 29 putts and was nearest the pin on the 7th. The only result he could not get on the day was runner up taken out by Wal Chapman with net 73.
The new handicap system has everyone struggling for good scores.
It was too wet to play last week so all scores will be carried over to this week. This will give everyone a chance to play.
Attention all senior soccer players!
To anyone playing or interested in playing senior soccer for the Guyra United soccer club this year, there will be a short meeting at the recreation grounds this Thursday at 6:30pm to discuss this year’s playing format.
This will be followed by a kick around to get our 2020 season underway. Hope to see you all