Div. 2 and 5 find success

By Deniliquin Pastoral Times

Round two of the Campaspe Valley Bowls Division saw mixed results for Deniliquin Bowling Club with Division Two and Five registering strong wins.

However, Division One and Three both lost their away games.

Division One played Tongala away and managed a win, loss and a draw, defeated overall 83 to 70.

Skipper Jamie Shields with John Flisher, Lindsay Franklin and Steve King came back from being seven shots down at the break to record a solid 14 shot win; 33 to 19.

Stefan Truelsen with David Hessell, the incomparable Keith Plattfus and Graeme Nisbet managed to claw their way back into the game to have a 23-all draw.

Shane Laing’s team came up against arguably the best rink in the Division and went down 41 to 14.

Division Two played Tongala at home and had a close battle until the final few ends, when they pulled away for a 20 shot victory, 81 to 61.

Lloyd Ritchie’s team of Col Knuckey, Mark Tasker and Toni Brooksby scored a ‘five’ on the penultimate end for a 25 to 21 win.

Linda Harris (s), Lee Hillier, Winnie Pattinson and Danny Stanmore won 22 to 20, while Paul Snare, Stuart Treble, Kevin Keane and Graeme Dedman had a good 34 to 20 win.

Division Three traveled to Elmore and despite a strong 35 to 15 win from the team of Tom Todd, Ray Anderson, Andree Knuckey and Noel Murray, the division was defeated 76 to 72.

Lee Pattinson (s), John Neander, Allan Gerrish and Raymond Hay had a tough 36 to 13 loss, while Tony Danckert (s), Tony King and Bill Young had a narrow 25 to 24 loss.

Division Five played Tongala away, and recorded a 55 to 29 overall win.

Alan Hardcastle and his team of Jeff Rose, Ian Chessells and Sheena Wubbles won in dominant fashion, 35 to 6.

Mick Donohue (s), Clarrie Cameron, Tony Smith and Louis Vilella were in a close contest all day, but were defeated 23 to 20.

Rink team of the week went to Alan Hardcastle.