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Ladies Bowls

Every THURSDAY at 9.30am, Roll-up followed by coffee & Lunch!

ALL LADIES WELCOME!

Mixed 2 – 4 – 2 Gala

held on the Last Thursday of each month at

Merewether on the Green, 23 Caldwell Street Merewether!

Next Gala held on Thursday 28th November 2019!

Single or Pairs entries welcome. Entries close 5pm Wednesdays.  Entry Fee $10 per bowler.

Winning Teams receive a $10 Club Voucher each.

All Women Welcome on Men’s Gala Days:

Wednesday Mixed Gala from 1pm

Followed by a Margin Jackpot & Raffles

Friday Mixed Gala from 9am

Free Bar Snacks provided by Kevin’s Fortuna Court & Raffles

Saturday Mixed Gala from 1pm

Women’s Major Singles Final:

The Ladies of Merewether Bowling Club are unstoppable this year! Nervous energy seems to be the key for one of Merewether’s longest serving lady bowling members, Colleen Hogg, as she defeated new-comer Hillary Jenkins in a nail-biting match! The pair were neck and neck right up to the 20th end before Colleen harnessed those nerves to take out the game, 25 – 16. Congratulations to both lovely ladies! Merewether Bowling Club is lucky to have such talented & gracious Women representing us!

By: Michelle Bourne – Functions & Promotions Coordinator

Women’s Major Singles Final; Winner – Colleen Hogg (L), Marker & President – Lesley Afflick (C), Runner-up – Hilary Jenkins (R)

Major Singles Champion, Colleen Hogg

Women’s Minor Singles Final 2018:

Runner-up, Lesley Afflick (L) & Winner, Kathryn Cornish (R)

Today, history was made! For the first time in many, many years, the Women’s Minor Singles Championship was played at Merewether and wasn’t it grand! Winner, Kathryn Cornish defeated Merewether’s new-comer Lesley Afflick, in style! Whilst the game saw challenging wind changes and tough conditions, the Merewether Women’s Bowling Members certainly made the players feel supported! With a final score of 25 to 12, Kath’s last toucher was indeed the icing on the cake! Congratulations Ladies! So wonderful to see such strong competition!

By: Michelle Bourne – Functions & Promotions Coordinator

Women’s Pairs Final:

The Women of Merewether strike again! Yet another first happening in 2018, a Women’s Pairs Championship took place! Runners-up, Jackie Brown and Betty Guse kept winners, Lesley Afflick and Hilary Jenkins on their toes right to the finish! An entertaining game for the many spectators gathered, with cheers for all four ladies and their consistently great bowls. Neck and neck the entire game until Lesley and Hilary took charge on the last four ends to take the win! Congratulations ladies! Merewether BC is lucky to have such outstanding members!

By: Michelle Bourne – Functions and Promotions Coordinator

Runners-up (L to R), Jackie Brown & Betty Guse with Winners, Lesley Afflick & Hilary Jenkins

Women’s Pairs Winners, Lesley Afflick (L) & Hilary Jenkins (R)

Mixed Fours Final:

Mixed Fours Winners (L-R); David Hogg, Colleen Hogg, Doug Scholfield & Kay McMillan

Bridesmaids of the 2017 Mixed Fours Final had gold in their sights this time around! At 23 all on the last end, it was all up to skipper, Doug Scholfield to bring it home for the team. And so he did! Congratulations to Doug, Kay, David & Colleen in defeating runners up, Lesley Afflick, Ted Delbridge, Lee-Anne Baxter and Gary Rowarth. A fabulous effort by all!

By: Michelle Bourne – Functions & Promotions Coordinator

Mixed Pairs Final 2017:

Mixed Pairs Winners 2017 – Wal Stefanszyn & Kay McMillan

A thrilling game that was played to the death! Winners, Wal Stefanszyn and Kay McMillan managed to stay just that one step ahead of runners-up, Bob Stewart and Dorothy Ramplin. With Wal playing the game of his life, with toucher after toucher encouraged partner Kay and made Bob & Dorothy that much more determined. A very big congratulations to both teams, an enjoyable show of sportsmanship all game!

By: Michelle Bourne – Functions & Promotions Coordinator

Mixed Fours Final 2017:

A nail-biting game for all of those watching our Mixed Fours Final!  An outstanding win by John Bower, Betty Guse, Jacquie Brown & Carl “Pie-man” Wiseman! Great fun & sportsmanship was shown by all! Congratulations to John, Betty, Jacquie & Carl, who kept Kay McMillan, Colleen Hogg, David Hogg & Doug Scholfield on their toes to the very last bowl! Thursday Twilight games are proving to be a success with a wonderful turn-out of supporters!

By: Michelle Bourne – Functions & Promotions Coordinator

Mixed Fours Final 2017

Mixed Fours Champions (L to R): John Bower, Jacquie Brown, Betty Guse & Carl “Pie-man” Wiseman

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