Shoalhaven Exservicemen's & Sports Club

Mens Lawn Bowls

What's on in October–November 2014

Each Wednesday at 1:00 pm Social Jackpot Bowls
Each Saturday at 1:00 pm Club Challenge/Championship & Social Bowls

Club Minor Pairs Championship - Final Scheduled - Sat 22nd November
Club Presentation Day - Sat 29th November, Commences: 11:00am (Club Uniform)

Special Events

Worrigee Triples Tournament — 23 & 24th October, Commences: 9:00am

Naked (Barefoot) Bowls – Mens Health Peer Education (Supported by Veterans Affairs
Friday 14th November, Commencing: 10:00am (see flyer on notice boards)

Current Club Committee

President...Eddie Lee
Vice Presidents...Tim McCormack & Peter Smith
Secretary...Ian Abberley
Treasurer...Dave Solomon
Bowls Secretary...Garnet Eastment
Assistant Bowls Secretary...Steve Hollington

Committee...Gary Trautsch, Steve Hollington, John Newbold

The Selection Committee...Garnet Eastment, Gary Trautsch, Graham Hulbert & John Black

Below:- Eddie Lee - President (2014)

Reigning Champion Bowlers

Major Singles (2014)

Champion: Tomas Giddings
Runner-up: Tim McCormack

Major Pairs (2014)

Champions: Harry Griffiths - Gary Thurston
Runners-up: John O'Dell - Peter Smith

Club Triples (2014)

Champions: Matthew Rosina - Harry Griffiths & Peter Smith
Runners-up: Alan Rose - Alessandro Lattanzio & John Black

Club Fours (2014)

Champions: John Newbold - Tim McCormack - Kel Turner & Eddie Lee
Runners-up: Pat Ward - Niel Miller - Jim Green & Bruce "Dooley" Gould

Major/Minor Pairs (2014)

Champions: Ian Abberley - Eddie Lee
Runners-up: Steve Hollington - John Edwards

Minor Singles (2014)

Champion: Gary Thurston
Runner-up: John Black

Minor Pairs (2013)

Champions: Alec Lattanzio - Peter Smith
Runners-up: Tim McCormack - Kel Turner

Life Members

The Committee acknowledges and thanks all life members for their highly valued and respected contributions to our proud club.

George MacMillan
John Rodgers (deceased)
Wally Ludlow (deceased)
Kevin Duffey
Gordon King
Jim Baker (deceased)
John Braiden (deceased)
Cec Laurie (deceased)

Week ending Sunday 19th November 2014

After a very wet start to the week, it was with some surprise the rain broke away on Wednesday allowing for a few round 1 matches of the Minor Pairs to be contested. Despite the heavy track some quality bowling was on display, with results to date;

Game 1 – I Abberley & S Hollington defeated J Newbold & T McCormack

Game 2 – H Griffiths & P Smith defeated R Solway & D Solomon

Game 3 – M Rosina & J Black defeated A Lattanzio & J Green

Following all games, trophy winners were announced as:

1st H Griffiths, & P Smith

2nd M Rosina & J Black

No Jackpot this week. Jackpot returns next week.

Thursday and Friday this week will see the Annual Worrigee Triples fiercely contested with many local district teams in action on the greens. Best of luck to all competitors in their efforts to claim the prestigious title of tournament champions, I look forward to reporting the winners next week. Readers with spare time and a passion for competitive bowls are invited to call in and provide participants with plenty of encouragement, support and cheer from the gallery. Entrants are reminded arrival and welcome at 9:00am with bowling action to commence at 9:30am.

On the Notice Boards

Draw for the 2014 Minor Pairs championship

Nominations for Ex-Servos members to participate in the 2015 district pennant season

Scheduled Bowls this coming week

Wednesday 22nd October, Jackpot Social at 1:00pm

Thursday 23rd October, Worrigee Triples Tournament (Day 1) at 9:00am

Friday 24th October, Worrigee Triples Tournament (Day 2) at 9:00am

Saturday 25th October, Club Challenge

Regards

Tim

—Upcoming event—

Ex-Servo's Win Grade 4 Pennant

Congratulation to our Grade 4 Pennant Side on a successful season, winning the South Coast District Grade 4 Pennant.

Ex-Servo's Win Grade 6 Pennant

Congratulation to our Grade 6 Pennant Side after a remarkable season finishing on top of the Grade 6A division.

The side continued their good form to claim the South Coast District Grade 6 Pennant by defeating St Georges Basin (6B) in the play-off held at Huskisson.

A SPECIAL MENTION

Shoalhaven Ex-Servicemens Ladies Grade 4 Pennant Side, take the title

A hearty congratulation to our Ladies Grade 4 Pennant Teams on their decisive victory over local rivals Nowra. It was a great achievement by the ladies in reaching the final and to be crowned District Champions is feat to be very proud of. Details of the final held Tuesday 15th April at Bomaderry Bowling Club are;

Sylvia Burke, Thelma MacDougal, Norma Yee & Isabel McLeod – Won 28-13
Aurelia Lattanzio, Sue Rose, Pat Leach & Elva Dinnie –Won 26-14

By taking out the District title the ladies have secured themselves a place in the NSW Pennants to be held at Raymond Terrace later this year (August).

Well done ladies a fantastic effort and another great achievement for the Shoalhaven ExServicemens Club.

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