Rotary’s Final Day

The final day of this season’s Rotary was played on both greens at the Central Levin Club. (Usually games are played at two different clubs.) We were aware that we were in 2nd place entering today’s games, behind Central so we were hoping that our eight games would be more successful than Central’s with the hope that we would again …

Ian WenhamRotary’s Final Day

Takaro’s Tui 9’s Final Day

Today saw us again playing on the Takaro greens, the final day to sort out the winners and the prizes. Our morning games were against the club leading at the time, Palmerston North, resulting in a win for the Triples team, Neville, Keith and Murray, Fred and Omeka lost their game on the last end, and Stafford, Roy, Paul and …

Ian WenhamTakaro’s Tui 9’s Final Day

Quite Ironic

Today saw our Super Nines Team play two more rounds on the Takaro greens in Palmerston North. We left Levin in light rain but all was well once we arrived at the greens and got our games started against the Northern Club. These resulted in a Pairs loss, the Triples with a draw and our Fours with a win. The …

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One Became Two

Turned out to be quite a surprise this afternoon when i found that we had two members, both with new bowls. Both had the same make but the one with colour really stood out. From what I heard, he had a good day with them as well. So here they are in action at today’s roll-up. Stafford with his black …

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Some Things New

Good news, he used his new bowls yesterday and both bowler and bowl went very well. Will look to see how he performs in the next days to see if good things continue. Who am I talking about?? Just look on the green for a set of new bowls. Something else new occurred last evening during Business House Bowls. This …

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Rotary Again

Rain overnight  caused Pennants to be cancelled on Tuesday but a fine day saw Rotary being played again this week and our four teams did well winning six of the eight games. The two teams at Shannon won all their games and at Waitarere, two of the four games were won. I watched some of the play at the Beach …

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Women’s Veterans and Men’s Super9’s

Our club today hosted the Women’s Veterans and 42 players took advantage of the chance of playing on a sunny day at our club. As well, this was a progressive gala which has team players changed after each game. a great way to meet players from other clubs. Margaret, our Match Committee Convenor, told me that it was a  most …

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2012 Fours Finals

A sunny Sunday saw the completion of the Club’s Championship Fours. In the morning, 3 men’s games were played and resulting from them, Trevor Tuatara’s team was the only one to go into the post-section games. A draw was then made and saw Neville receiving a further bye leaving Fred and Trevor to play the semi final which ended in …

Ian Wenham2012 Fours Finals

Last End – Seven Needed

Championship Fours were played today and it proved to be an interesting day of bowls. The title of this Blog refers to the last end played in the first round between Neville Turnbull and Roy James’s teams. The latter were playing well and with just one end to go, were leading 16-9. So seven points were needed by Nevill’s team …

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Men’s Open Singles Championship

The Men’s Open Singles were completed over the weekend, an event that this year saw many new situations and problems which brought out the best from most members . The event had more entries this year than we have had for a number of years and both greens were needed; in the qualifying rounds, players remained on the green that …

Ian WenhamMen’s Open Singles Championship