Warburton Bowls game report

Warburton Bowls were back in action for the year. Picture: ON FILE.

The Warburton Bowls Club commenced the new year with a mixed bag of results with two wins, a forfeit and a loss.

Unfortunately, player unavailability led to the six-a-side forfeiting to Cockatoo in the Semi Final.

The Weekend Warburton 1 side played Bundoora RSL 2 at home and recorded a confidence boosting victory, 90 shots to 59.

Rink scores were as follows: A. Donohue 25/ 14; S. Lord 28/ 14; P. Caneva 22/ 16 and J. Van Der Zweep 15/ 15. They play top side Yarra Glen 1 away this weekend.

The Warburton 2 team played Ferntree Gully 3 at home and after a promising start, went down by only four shots, 77 to 81.

Rink scores were M. Reynolds 23/ 23; P. Summers 18/ 16; G. Wynd 22/ 20 and S. Freestone 14/ 22. They start the second half of the season this weekend with a home game against the top side Mooroolbark 3.

The Mid Week Warburton 1 side played Mooroolbark 2 at home this week determined to get back on the winning list. A wonderful effort from Steve Lord’s rink guided the team to an overall victory, 70 shots to 56.

Rink scores were S. Lord 31/ 14; R. McKail 16/ 19 and G. Walsh 23/ 23. They play Monbulk 1 away this week to conclude the first half of the season.

The Wednesday Night Barefoot Bowls Triples Competition will commence on Wednesday 2 February 2022. There are still vacancies for six more teams. This is always an enjoyable opportunity for beginners and the less experienced bowlers. Contact Tash Caneva 0428420661 for further details.

The Pink Triples Tournament, sponsored by Professionals Real Estate, will be held on Sunday 6 February 2022. Women and Men of all abilities may participate in this most worthy cause with all proceeds going towards Breast Cancer Research. A BBQ Sausage Sizzle, Raffles and Prizes during the day. $10 per player Entry Fee. Contact Rayna Zunneberg 0419472450 for further details.

New Players, including beginners and experienced, are always welcome to join our small but progressive club. Social Bowls continues to be played every Monday from 12pm.