24 teams played 3 games 12 ends with the winning 4 teams playing a 3 end play off and included players from Beaumaris, Clayton, Coatesville, Caulfield Park Alma, Elsternwick Park Essendon, Hampton RSL, MCC, Moorabbin, Mordialloc, Mulgrave, Murrumbeena Park, Somerville, South Oakleigh, SOC, Williamstown Bowls Club .
During the day there was just a one 7, two 6s and nine 5s while one team won 17 single shots over the 36 ends. One of the semi finals and the final were drawn after the 3 ends, so an extra end determined the WINNER
After Play Off
Winners Michael Symonds (Caulfield Park Alma)Team
Runners Up Glenn Cook (Clayton)Team
3rd & 4th Anthony Flapper (Essendon) Team Chris Hammer (Williamstown) Team
Best 3rd GAME Scott Meajan (MCC) Team
(formerly Gala Day) 20 October 2017
Proudly sponsored by Bruce Caldwell Pharmacy (John Lam), Chadoak Pty Ltd and East Malvern Community Branch Bendigo Bank who ensure the ongoing success of these events, as do the bowlers who come along on the day
As per the Conditions of Play, there was only one two game winner, so the runner up went to the most shots up on the day. It is possibly worth noting that following on from our Classic Day in April, a WOMENS Team from Mulgrave CC were the overall winners on the day
Winners – Mulgrave CC – Dianne Quigley, Helma Simpson, Marg Anderson, Barbara Eaton
Runners Up – MCC Kew Heights – Virginia Crean, G Unnin, Jill Donaldson, Rod Donaldson
Best 1st Game – Beaumaris – Linda Edwards, Frank Garden, Kevin Pattison, Wendy Davis
Best 2nd Game – Glen Waverley – Margaret Bryan, Sam Bennett, Trish Martin, Aileen Hill
On the day 16 teams- 2 games of 12 ends meant 192 ends in total with 1 x six, 8 x five, 10 x four, 23x three, 42 x two,108 x a single shot. One team had 11 single shots in their 24 ends on the day and there were 6 games of just 19 shots over 12 ends
These events are not possible without the great VOLUNTEERING ethic of the LAWN BOWLS community from Ness Wallace – the Convenor, green preparation, bar staff to the mighty efforts of the members who provide the catering on the day.