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52 Wednesday February 22, 2017
Cooma bowlers star in pennants
Wednesday bowlers enjoyed the improved
weather which attracted 22 players with
reasonably even results.
Darrell Gaukroger (first visit for some
time), Alby Marshall and Denis Steinfort (also
returning after a spell) were a bit hesitant in
the early stages against Bronwyn Abel, Bob
Lahy and Neil McGregor and trailed 6/11 on
12. They also trailed 14/18 on 19. A five and
a two on the last two ends got them home
Mary Phillips, Bob Douglass and Renate
Winckel won six of the first 11 ends against
Allan Crowe, Kathy Abel and Geoff Venables
to lead 11/6.
By end 16 Geoff and his partners were in
front 17/12 and feeling happy. Eight shots in
the run home to Mary, Bob and Renate gave
them victory 20/17.
Innes Rees, Mario Frezza and Mick
Mayhew were ahead 9/3 against Mary Hilton,
Max Butler and Mary Murphy then dropped
four shots and gained five shots to lead 14/7.
Six shots on 19 to Mary, Max and Mary
brought them close but Mick’s team scored
three on the last to win 23/19.
Peter Harris and Ron Gammon scored four
shots on the first end against Ken Rees and
Ron Wainwright then spent seven ends on
five shots whilst Ken and Ron advanced to
13 before going on to win 24/17, the biggest
winning margin for the day.
Close results were the order of the day
for social bowls on Saturday (with one
Ken Rees, Mick Mayhew and Mike Mannile
were sailing along with an 11/4 lead over Olga
Jebbink, Darren Collins and Renate Winckel
when the wheels fell off and Olga, Darren and
Renate took the lead 14/13 on end fifteen
before going on to win 24/14.
Kathy Abel found herself playing swinging
lead for Ignazio Mondello and Geoff Venables
and also for Giulio D’Amico and Mark
Buckley. This was a very even game for 18
ends with the scores being equal on four
Five shots over two ends put Mark’s
team in front but Kathy, Ignazio and Geoff
scored four on the last end to lose narrowly
19/20. Grae Adams, Bob Douglass and Jack
Sajina v Max Butler, Mario Frezza and Peter
Marsicano was another close game for the
first five ends when Jack’s team took charge
and raced out to lead 19/10.
Max, Mario and Peter picked up five shots
on 18 and claimed victory 21/20 on end 19.
Bronwyn Abel, Daphne Buckley and Ron
Wainwright were quick starters against Jeff
Abel, Ron Gammon and Denis Steinfort to
have a 13/7 lead on end 10. Jeff, Ron and
Denis levelled the score 16/16 on 18 but
could not counter their opposition who went
on to win 21/17.
Only four starters for Sunday social bowls
with Kathy Abel and Paul Cannell suffering an
early setback when they dropped six shots on
end three against John Vincent and Richard
Nichols which sent the latter pair on the road
to a convincing 34/16 win.
In Shield matches Cooma Two 2 rinks 84
defeated Nimmitabel 1 rink 62. Jindabyne
3 rinks 73 defeated Bombala 0 rinks 57.
Cooma One 2 rinks 92 defeated Adaminaby
Two 1 rink 65.
Local Pennants Adaminaby 2 rinks 51
defeated Jindabyne Two 0 rinks 32. Cooma
Two 2 rinks 60 defeated Jindabyne One 0
No play in Grade five or Grade seven for
February 19 but play will resume on 26th with
Cooma away to Tura Beach in Grade Five
and home to Merimbula in Seven.
The following will be contesting the
FSCDBA Triples next Saturday at Tura Beach.
Brian Seears, Mel Storta and Daniel Clough.
John Barnes, Dave Pastro and John Schoon.
Peter Marsicano,Tony Gray and Paul Cannell.
We wish them well.
In my report of the Annual General Meeting
of the Country Club, the re-election of Janelle
Roberson to the Board was omitted. Janelle
has been a Board member for some years
and my omission is regretted.
Jindabyne bowls news
It was a tough weekend for
with Jindabyne 1 going down
to Cooma and Jindabyne 2
defeated by Adaminaby.
Jindabyne has a big chance
of winning a game this Sunday
when Jindabyne 1 and 2 play off
The game will be followed by
the presentation and any past,
present or future bowler is
welcome to come join us from
Only one club game across
the weekend with Dave Kugler
and Ray Nicholls going down in a
tight contest in the club pairs to
Kris Jones and Nick Hind 24/21
Coolamatong golf results
MEN’S RESULTS FEBRUARY 15 STROKE
We had about 20 players in all, on a beautiful
warm day with an amazing score included in the
The winner was our new Member, Bruce Hart,
playing his second competition round, who had a
net 61 (or 46 Stableford points).
Very well done Bruce! Second, third and fourth
were all decided on count backs; with Malcolm
Browne 2nd, Norm Archibald 3rd and Ken Kable
4th; all scoring a net 70.
LADIES’ RESULTS FEBRUARY 15 STROKE
The ladies also enjoyed ideal conditions for their
stroke round, and the winner, with a very good net
71, was Monica Watt; followed by second and third
determined on a count back.
Second was Mary Obermaier close by with a net
73, and third was Kylie Woodcock, also with a net
MEN’S RESULTS FEBRUARY 19 STROKE
MONTHLY MEDAL ROUND 1
In fantastic weather and playing conditions, we
had a large total field of 40 players, one week away
from the start of the formal season.
The Club also welcomed visitors from Cooma and
Thredbo Golf Clubs.
The winner was our Country Member, from
Coochiemudlo Island in Queensland, Norm
Archibald playing one of his best ever rounds with
a net 63.
Second was regular visitor David Weuffen
(Thredbo) with a net 67; and the next two placings
were drawn from four players who scored a net 68.
Third was Martin Gelling (Cooma), and fourth was
Bruce Dorward. The best scratch score on the day
was Chris Bevan with a gross 79.
LADIES’ RESULTS FEBRUARY 19 STROKE
The Ladies also enjoyed the day’s perfect golfing
conditions, with their largest field in recent weeks.
The winner, with a welcome return to competition,
was Michelle White with an excellent net score of 68
(40 stableford points) on a count back from Monica
Watt, continuing her good form, also with a net 68.
Third was the Lady Secretary, Lorraine Key, with a
very good net 75.
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