Benalla Bowls Club has two big weekends coming up — a state singles championship on the 12th, and the state open championship the following weekend.
On Sunday, November 12, the Ovens and Murray Bowls Region Men’s and Ladies State Singles Championship will come to Benalla from 9.30am until 5pm.
The following weekend the Bowls Victoria Open Championship will arrive.
With an influx of entries this year the club was asked to accommodate some entries.
On November 18 the club will host 78 players from the Men’s Singles Championship from all over Victoria.
Then on the Sunday the Men’s Pairs Championship, again greens full, all 26 rings, with 104 players.
All games Saturday and Sunday will start at 8.30am and will be played in a round-robin format, followed by two knock out rounds, which will begin about 4pm.
Midweek pennant results round two
M. A1 at home against Corowa Civic: S. Warfe won 34/12; M. Robertson won 44/17; W. Armstrong won 23/20. Benalla won 101-49.
M. A2 away to St. James: I. Capp lost 21/24; P. Merkel lost 13/25; J. Hodder lost 16/18. Benalla lost 50/67.
B1 away to Wareena: R. Allen lost 15/24; J. Lia lost 18/21; J. Dennis won 30/21. Benalla lost 63/66.
B2 home to Chiltern: J. Tabe lost 20/29; G. Watt won 21/17; M. Tilbury won 22/15. Benalla won 63/61.
Benalla A1 v Yarrawonga at home: M. Robertson won 24/15, C. Cooney won 36/19, S. McMahon won 42/12, R. Mitchell won 27/17; Benalla won 123/53.
Benalla A2 v Chiltern away: G. McNutt lost 19/35, K. Morrison lost 16/21, J. Stevens drew 22 all, D. Blyss won 28/15; Benalla lost 85/93.
Benalla A4 v Wodonga home: A. Campbell lost 20/27, T. Armstrong lost 16/27, W. Johnson lost 12/31, S. Gardner lost 14/32; Benalla lost 62/117.
Benalla B1 v Moyhu away: M. White won 25/23, J. Lia lost 15/26, H. Dartman won 22/15, Benalla lost 62/64.
Benalla B2 v Corowa RSL away: D, Brooker lost 20/31, J. Tabe won 23/16, K. Rainsbury won 27/19, Benalla won 70/66.
Saturday, October 30
Winners: M. Drummond and J. Spinks. with 2 wins plus 25 shots up. Runners up were A. Burge and D. Horsburgh.
Indoor Bowls: Three games of eight ends. Winners V. Haag, B. Mollison, Joan Lemin, M. Price with 3 wins and a plus 11 shots. Runners up W. Billman, G. Green, M. Cromie and Jack Lemin.
Winners B. Mollison and M. Price, three wins plus nine shots up. Runner up B. Billman and M. Cromie.
Senior citizen bowls
Tuesday, October 24: Winner K. Black (S), N. Elkan, H. Harper, R. Harper. Runner Up J. Wastell (S), R. Leek, A. Morris, L. Saunders.
Friday, October 27: Visit to Numurkah Senior Citizens.
Saturday, October 28: Winner D. Matthews (S), V. King, L. Saunders. Runner Up R. Leek (S), A. Degan, J. Landwee.