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New star of the green for 2017

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September 22, 2017

This year's Star of the Green winner, Dilva Grattan.

Seymour

On Tuesday the club conducted its Star of the Green tournament.

The competition runs early in the season in order to prepare bowlers for the upcoming season.

Many players participated and Dilva Grattan was the winner on the day.

Congratulations to Grattan who put on an exhibition of draw bowling, winning all three of her games.

The club’s opening day was held on Saturday with 56 players in attendance.

Member for Euroa Steph Ryan opened the bowling season and presented the club with a new state flag.

The day was enjoyed by all and ended with a lovely afternoon tea produced by the members.

Friday night’s social club was well attended too, with members enjoying drinks, raffles and nibbles.

Some new initiatives have been introduced. One is the club photo competition.

Please read the note on the social club board regarding this.

Entries of pre-school and baby photos are welcomed and essential for the success of this competition.

Come along on Friday evening to support your club.

GV Pennant begins for mid-week players on October 3 and on October 10 for CBD players.

The Saturday GV competition starts on October 21 while the CBD competition begins on October 14.

— Toucha

Avenel

The sun came out to play, as did 30 of our members, for the club’s opening day last Sunday.

Jenny, our mid-week champion, kicked off the afternoon by rolling the first jack followed by Saturday’s champion, Noel, sending down the first bowl.

Those present played three games of six ends, at the end of which we enjoyed a scrumptious afternoon tea provided by members.

The day’s winners were Noel, Jenny, Len and Geoff who were presented with their trophies which were kindly donated by Iris.

A surprise visit by Mary gave everyone a boost, it was so great to see and chat with her. We wish her all the best as she embarks on more treatment in coming weeks.

Well wishes are extended to Blue who is recuperating at home after his stay in hospital.

Kate celebrated her birthday with us (hopefully our singing wasn’t too bad).

A reminder to all members to check the noticeboard for upcoming events such as the pennant practice matches at Broadford on Saturday and at Euroa on October 14.

Lists for these are up on the noticeboard.

David is looking for volunteers to help with the rolling of the green. If interested, please talk to David and he will organise for you to receive tuition on what to do.

Also, any men wanting to play in the 60 and over competition are asked to speak with either Graham (Snicker) or Graeme Toy.

Nagambie

Sunday was the official opening of the 2017-18 season.

Club sponsor Dennis Rebbeck from DPR Insurance opened proceedings by bowling the first bowl of the season.

Winners on the day were J. Spencer, G. Brack and K. Hollands.

Runners-up were C. Spencer, E. Dunn and J. Dennis.

Monthly Friday night meals have proved popular during the winter hiatus and will continue on a weekly basis.

Friday night practice sessions are now in full swing with the pennant season fast approaching.

The midweek pennant starts on October 3, and there’s a practice match at Euroa on October 14.

The Saturday pennant season starts on October 21.

Keep November 18 free for our major fundraiser — the Nagambie Cup horseracing night.

Office bearers for 2017-18 are Rob Smith (president), Vicki Reidy (vice-president) and Fiona Smith (secretary and treasurer).

Memberships are now due. Full member is $150, under-18 $80, social bowling member $60 and social member (non-bowling) $10.

For more information phone Fiona Smith on 0418942446.

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