Healesville on a winning streak

Saturday team 1 won against Mooroolbark by 41 shots 88 - 47. Picture: SUPPLIED

By Ian Milgate

Healesville Bowls Club’s Saturday Team 1 played at home against Mooroolbark on a very nice Spring day and with some good bowling kept their winning streak going beating Mooroolbark by 41 shots 88 – 47.

The winning rink with the highest winning score goes to Steve Graham’s rink for the second week in a row.

Adrian Beales, Effie Laban, Colin Jarvis, Gerda Otto 16 – 13

John Clark, Steve Bulled, John Fitzpatrick, John Howard 21 – 12

Steve Graham, Rob Brown, Chris Hawting, Ian Milgate 27 – 9

Mark Ward, Colin Lowe, Robyn Turville, Rob Ayres 25 -13

Team 2 played away against Upwey Tecoma on a good green and although 2 teams were well down, to their credit, they came back in the second half and managed to win against Upwey Tecoma by 10 shots 60 – 50.

Mick Featherstone, Mike Adams, Glenda Graham, Jules Cookney 17 – 17

Len Cosson, Anne Holland, Russell Smith, Mark Cookney 16 – 18

Barry Parker, Judy Veermann, Karl Tok, Leonie Fitzpatrick 27 – 15

Congratulations to Barry Parkers team for having the highest winning rink.

Tuesday Team 1 played away at Mooroolbark under extremely windy conditions which made it difficult to get any momentum going.

Unfortunately, the team lost to Mooroolbark overall by 15 shots.

John Clark, Effie Laban, Bob Brown, Robert Ayres 24 -10

Steve Bulled, Robyn Turville, Damian Key, Judy Veermann 13 -21

Steve Graham, John Fitzpatrick, Mick Featherstone, Gerda Otto 11 – 32

John Clark’s team had the highest winning score out of all rinks, so congratulations and each will receive a pen for their efforts.

Team 2 played at home against Eastwood, also under very windy conditions, but Healesville were able to read the greens much better beating Eastwood by 53 shots 99 – 46.

Len Cosson, Anne Holland, Russell Smith, Glenda Graham 31 – 19

Mike Adams, Colin Jarvis, Hilda Gurney, Karl Tok 32 – 16

Barry Parker, Gerry Gomers, Leonie Fitzpatrick, Mark Cockney 36 – 11

Congratulations to Barry Parkers team who had the highest score of all rinks, so an engraved pen will be coming to each of the team members for their effort.

The first week of the Corporate Bowls Challenge for the Charles Hort Memorial Trophy was played on Wednesday night.

Although Healesville had heavy showers come through during the night, players were not deterred and they had some very good bowling.

After the first week results were –

1st. place First National with 21 points

2nd. place Codeart 20 points

3rd. place Have A Dig Excavations 19 points

Stevenson Constructions and the Lane Way were equal 4th on 18 points, making the competition a very close start after the first week.

Come on down next week, have a sausage and watch some good bowling.

BBQ starts at 5.30pm for a 6.00pm start.