Team wins big at Tatts event

May 03, 2018

Winners of Roy Tattersall Memorial Triples Tournament from Heathcote, pictured here with club president Greg Speirs (left) are: Glen Wilkie, Chris Morcom and Brian Taylor (s).

HEATHCOTE took out the Roy Tattersall Memorial Triples Tournament at its home bowling club.

In near prefect bowling conditions on Anzac day, 20 teams competed in the event.

After an early hiccup with a team not arriving, a redraw was quickly carried out and teams and bowlers from Bendigo East, Stanhope, Rushworth, Avenel, Strathfieldsaye, Gisborne, Diamond Creek, Eltham, Seymour, Seymour VRI, Nagambie and Warragul played four games of eight ends.

At the end of the day only two teams had won the four games requiring a three-end play-off.

In the play-off Brian Taylor (Heathcote) defeated Ian Ball (Gisborne) 5-4 in a close finish.

The winners from Heathcote were Brian Taylor (s), Chris Morcom and Glen Wilkie.

The runners-up from Gisborne were Ian Ball (s), Kevin Jarred and Barry Wylie.

Social Bowls:

Social Bowls were not played on Wednesday because of the Roy Tattersall Memorial Triples.

On Saturday, in warm conditions, 13 bowlers played three games of pairs and triples. No team managed to win all three games, so the winners were decided on the points system.

The winners were Chris Cail (s) and Sharon Arnold (two wins, 33 points, +6 shots). Runners-up were Denise Anderson and Hal Dihm (two wins, 32 points, +4 shots) from Smokey Dawson (s) and Judy McDonald (two wins, 31 points, +1 shot). The jackpot was not won and will be $200 today.

Annual General Meeting:

A reminder to all members that the AGM will be held on Sunday, May 27 at 2pm and that nominations for all positions close at 4pm on Saturday May 19.

Carpark Meeting.

City of Greater Bendigo councillors and council officers will meet with the bowling club onsite to discuss the carpark issue.

All bowling club members are encouraged to attend to express the club concerns. The meeting will be held on Monday, May 7 at 6pm.

Coming Events.

Today: Mixed social bowls at 1pm.

Saturday, May 5: Mixed social bowls at 1pm.

Sunday, May 6: Mixed pairs and life members memorial pairs at 10am.

Monday, May 7: Council meeting onsite at 6pm.

Sunday, May 27: AGM at 2pm.

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