Prickle’s Press

City of Echuca pennant sides made a positive start to their season in Round One matches last week. In the mid-week competition, the Division One White side produced a strong win by 27 shots against Rich River. All three rinks won their game in this match. The Division One Blue side travelled to Deniliquin and although they didn’t win overall, they returned home with one rink win. The team of Sandra Glasser, Helen Pitts, Marie Malone and Ros Neil won their game by a single shot. The Division Three mid-week side competed against Rich River and produced a 3-shot win. Bernie Johns, Jeanette Breen, Jenny Blaser and Lorraine West won their game by 14 shots in this encounter.


All five divisions recorded wins in Round One of weekend pennant. The Division One side produced a strong win against Mathoura with all three rinks winning their game. This saw an overall win of 40 shots. The Division Two side played in a rematch of last year’s grand final and produced a similar result – victory by one shot. Jim Thomas and his team of Carly Taylor, Eddie Blampied and John O’Brien led the way for this win, finishing the day with a 9-shot victory. Division Three travelled to Deniliquin and returned home winners by 34 shots. The team of Noel West, John Blair, Wayne McPoyle and Russell Evans was the best-performed Echuca side on Saturday, winning their game by an impressive 28 shots. The Division Four side played at Mathoura and had two winning rinks in their 17-shot win. Division Five played against Deniliquin RSL and won by 12 shots. David Peck, Linda Ormando, John Cowan and John Kelly produced a strong 16-shot win in their game.

Bowls results:

  • Men’s Pairs – Thursday, September 21st
  1. Jeff Keath and Graeme Woodcock
  2. Bill Richards and Peter O’Brien

Vouchers: Norm Hodge and Bill Toll

  • Mixed triples – Monday, September 25th
  1. Tony Hawley, Trevor Rickard and John Kelly
  2. John Blair, Lyn Brown and Colin Walker

  • Men’s Pairs – Thursday, September 28th
  1. Sam Nastasie and Eugene Xodo
  2. K Robinson and R Golde

Vouchers: Bill Toll and Jim Aitken

  • Mixed triples – Monday, October 2nd
  1. Toby Egan, Chris Egan and Trevor Rickard
  2. Sandra Glasser, John Simpson and Richard Robb

  • Men’s pairs – Thursday, October 5th
  1. Peter Tinning and Keith Tinning
  2. Phil Denham and Peter Lomas

Vouchers: Toby Egan and John O’Brien