Prickle's Press


Congratulations to Ray Milne and Col Berryman who, last week, won the Campaspe Valley Division Over 60 Pairs. Congratulations also to Gary Hunter and Carly Taylor who reached the semi final of this event. Once again, City of Echuca was well represented in Division competitions. Milne and Berryman will now represent the Division against the Bendigo winners on Thursday at Woodbury Bowling Club.

Pennant at both mid-week and weekend competitions did not produce many winners during last week’s round of games. With all teams competing against the strong Moama Club, and many playing on the carpet at Moama, the club only had winners in the weekend Divisions of One and Five.

The Division One side handled the difficult conditions at home well, to finish winners by 33 shots. Philip Thorn, Ray Milne, Ivan Hicks and Wayne Brooks produced an impressive 38-9 win in their game. George Thornley and his team of Jim Ferrier, Stan Glasser and Russell Kelly continued their good form to post another strong 19-shot win. The Division Five side won their match by 7 shots, with Col Walker, John Simpson, Graeme Rosenow and John Catanese winning their game by 13 shots.

Members are reminded of the Melbourne Cup Day event being held at the club on Cup Day. Commencing at 10am, there will be bowls, snacks, lunch, sweeps and raffles during the day. Non-bowlers are also encouraged to attend. Names need to be submitted by Friday, and further information can be found on the club notice board and website.

Bowls results:

  • Mixed triples – Monday, October 17th
  1. Noel West, Jeanette Breen and Lorraine West
  2. Jim Thomas, Gerald Collins and Jan Cowley

  • Mens’ Pairs – Thursday, October 20th
  1. Ray Milne and Jim Ferrier
  2. Greg Clymo and Jerome Shaw

Vouchers: John Brown, Noel West, Eddie Smith, John Simpson and Keith Robertson

Harvest Award: Maurie Spiers