The Millicent Bowling Club holds this competition every Thursday all year, when weather permits and no other tournaments are on. Visitors are most welcome, just ring the club and have your names in before 12-30pm, with play starting at 1-00pm.
Notice to bowlers in the Millicent Bowls Club
As from the 28th of July all conditions are back to where we were before the close-down was enforced. 2-4-2 can now go ahead also meetings and bowls practice. The only restriction is we cannot invite other clubs to participate in any functions.(Masks to be worn when in the clubroom)
Millicent Bowls Club 2-4-2 played on 23rd September 2021
This week, again the club had a great turn up for the 2-4-2 competition with 49 players going out to play. Before going out, Treasure Malcolm Wright, reminded players that subs are now due for pennant registration.
The winning team for this week was Glen Schapel and Eddie Hann with a score of 36+21 and taking home the prize pool of $49.00 each . Runners up for the day was the team of Ian Ross and Derek Bowering with a score of 35+21 shots up.
Other winning teams for the day were, Peter Dunnicliff, Peter Scanlon 33+14. Bill O’Conner, Derk Pietersma 33+11. Terry Lonergan, John Scudds 32+3. John Eldridge, David Reichelt 31+15. Rob Chambers, Alan Correll 31+5. Ross Warren, Frank Cooper 31+3. Malcolm Wright, Peter Varcoe 31+3. Denis Clifford, Peter Bateman 30+4. Carlene Godden, Ella Pietersma 30+3. Robert Radley, Derrick Lindh 28+1.
Millicent Bowls Club 2-4-2 played on 16th September 2021
This week, in beautiful Spring weather, 56 players registered to play. Aaron Emonson , Tournament Director, welcomed one visiting player, Bill O’Connell from Victoria who also played last week. Aaron also asked for makers for the Handicap Singles which is to be played Saturday 18th Sepember.
The winning pair for the day with a great score of 35+29 shots up, was the team of Del Parsons and David Reichelt, taking home the prize pool of $56.00 each.Runners- up for the day with a score of 35+15, were Graham Parsons ( Del’s Parsons husband) and Robert Radley with a score of 35+15 and winning the $5.00 Bar Voucher each.
Other winning teams for the day were Judy Lowe, Peter Varcoe 34+7. Arthur O’Connell, Neil Whelan 34+6. Denis Clifford, Jan Buhlman 33+1., Peter Bateman, Steve Carnellor 33+. Mary Campbell, Eddie Hann 31+9. Lorraine Hyland, Rod Gibbs 31+6. Malcolm Wright, Mary Clifford 31+6. Peter Dunnicliffe, Bill Burdon 31+6. John Eldridge, Andre Reinders 31+5. Robin Rolfe, Iain Campbell 31+., Frank Cooper, John Drew 30+4 and Robert Atkinson, Ian Ross 30+2.
A great day was had by all, enjoying the lovely sunshine and great sportsmanship.
Millicent Bowls Club 2-4-2 played on 9th September 2021
This week numbers were down slightly due to the funeral of one of our long time members, Maureen Fitter, who passed away last week. 41 players still registered to play in, once again, rather windy condition.
Before going out to play Bill O’Connell, a visiting bowls from Victoria was welcomed to the club. Bill is awaiting the OK to be able to return to country Victoria.
The winning team this week with a score of 33+17 was Robby Chambers and Ian Ross taking home the $41.00 prize pool. Second place went to John Eldridge and Peter Hyland, scoring 32+7.
Other winning teams for the day were, David Nuske, Bill Burdon 31+13. Terry Lonergan, Peter Scanlon 31+11. Ross Warren, Andre Reinders 31+11. Peter Bateman, Robert Atkinson 31+6. Arthur O’Connell, Derk Pietersma 31+4. Lurlene Reinders, Steve Carnellor 31+3. Malcolm Wright, Terry Barnes 30+6 and Bob McKenzie, Neil Whelan 29+3.
Millicent Bowls Club 2-4-2 Competition played on3rd September 2021
This week in rather windy but very warm conditions, once again there was a great turn out for the game. The club welcomed Anne-Marie Goode, a visiting bowler from Beachport, taking the number of players for the day to 52. With the Millicent Club season opening on the 12th and the Scudds/ Earl Shield to be held on the 19th, players are seriously practicing for these events.
The winning pair for the day with great a score of 35+25, only losing 5 ends for the game, were, Faye Hill and President of the Club, Peter Hyland, taking home $52.00 each. Runners up were Robin Rolfe and Carl Schapel with a score of 33+15 and receiving the $5.00 bar voucher.
Other winning teams for the day were Ross Warren, Jan Buhlmann 33+12. Del Parsons, Andre Reinders 32+11. Rob Chambers, John Eldridge 33+9. Carlene Godden, Adriana Ross 32+., Joy Warren, Peter Scanlon 32+6. Mary Campbell, Alan Correll 32+1. Ella Pietersma, Bill Burdon 30+9. Denis Clifford, Neil Whelan 30+6. Carol Gibbs, Peter Bateman 30+5. Derreck Lindh, John Drew 30+5 and Graham Loveday, Terry Barnes 30+1.
Millicent Bowls Club 2-4-2 played on 26th August
This week 40 players took to the greens, down on numbers from last week. Before going out to play, Brian Roper congratulated Aaron Emonson, our Tournament Director, on being picked in the Para State Side Bowls Competition that was to be played in Queensland this month but at this stage has been postponed due to Covid.
The winning team for this week’s 2-4-2, saw David Nuske and Peter Scanlon finish the day with a score of 34+9 taking home the $40.00 each. Coming in second and receiving the $5.00 Bar Voucher was Garry Wilson and Sarah Ross with a score of 33+20.
Other winning teams for the day were, Sam Schofield, Iain Campbell just missing out on the bar voucher by 2 shots with a score of 33+18. Brian Goode, Bill Burdon 33+7. Carlene Godden, Robert Radley 32+7. David Botting, John Madden 32+3. Ross Warren, Mary Clifford 29+4. Graham Parsons, Frank Cooper 29+4. Chris Earl, Carl Schapel 28+5 and Andrea Radley, Malcolm Wright 28+1.
Brian also reminded all players that Open Pennant practice will be held on Saturday the 4th September with names in no later than 12-30pm on the day. We are looking forward to a good year in pennants this year with the club taking part in Mid-Week Pennants on Wednesdays, Ladies Pennants on Fridays and Open Pennants on Saturdays.
Millicent Bowls Club 2-4-2 Played on 19th August 2021
This week with such a beautiful afternoon, Millicent bowlers came out of the woodwork. With 54 players registering to play, one rink of triples was required and by the end of the 20 ends game some very good scores were recorded.
Winning the day with a score of 33+19 was the team of Terry Lonergan and Rod Gibbs taking home the prize pool of $54.00 each. Runners- up with a score of 33+10 was the team of Derrick Lindh and Neil Whelan.
Other winning teams for the day were, the triple of Ian Kuchel, Mary Clifford and Glen Tilley with a score of 33+9. Joy Warren, Ros Varcoe 33+7. Rob Chambers, Brian Roper 32+11. Peter Dunnicliff, John Buhlmann 32+10. Merle Stevens, Adriana Ross 32+5. Brian Goode, John Eldridge 31+13. Graham Parsons, Iain Campbell 31+9. Glen Schapel, Del Parsons 31+2. Alby Cecotti, Carl Schapel 30+4. Denis Clifford, Peter Varcoe 30+3 and David Nuske, Sarah Ross 30+2.
With such a good turn-out our Treasurer reminded those who haven’t paid their subs that they are due before the pennant season starts.
Millicent Bowls Club 2-4-2 played 12th August 2021
This week, 36 players again took to the greens for a very friendly game of 2-4-2 bowls, with the rain jackets only coming out a couple of times.
The team taking home the $36.00 prize pool each this week after playing 20 ends was, Adriana Ross and Peter Varcoe with a very good score of 34+18. Runners -up were Sam Schofield and Dirk Pietersma with a score of 33+14.
Other winning teams were, Malcolm Wright, Carl Schapel 32+22. Eddie Hann, Andre Reinders 32+9. Peter Dunnicliff, John Buhlmann 32+8. John Eldridge, Brian Roper 32+6. Lurlene Reinders, Sarah Ross 32+3. Arthur O’Connell, John Drew 31+5 and Brian Goode, Derrick Lindh 31+2 .
There are some very important functions coming up. A General Meeting is to be held Thursday 16th September after the 2-4-2 game. Men’s Handicap Singles being to be played Saturday September 18th. Scudds/ Earl Shield against Mount Gambier RSL , Sunday 19th September to be played in Mount Gambier. It is important that all members who are able to attend these functions please register on the sheets available in the club room.
Millicent Bowls Club 2-4-2 played on 5th August 2021
The Millicent Bowls Club 2-4-2 is back. After a 3 week break due to the Covid lockdown and some winter weather, rain jackets were out for a lot of the game this week but Millicent bowlers are tough or perhaps even silly.
28 players took part in the game this week with Ian Ross and Eddie Hann coming in victors after the 20ends played with a score of 35+23. Runners up for the day were Ros Varcoe and Malcolm Wright with a score of 32+11.
Other winning teams for the day were Derrick Lindh, Neil Whelan 31+9, David Botting, Carl Schapel 31+7, Adriana Ross, Bill Burdon 31+2, Sam Schofield, Andrea Reindeers 30+4 and a draw between Peter Dunnicliff, Derk Pietersma 21+0 and Garry Wilson, Peter Varcoe 19+0.
Due to Covid restrictions all photos were taken outside the clubroom so masks could be removed. This will continue until we get back to normal.
In coming events there will be Open Pennant practice on Saturday 4th September. Ladies Pennant practices Friday 10th September, Friday 17th and Friday 24th all commencing at 10am.
No 2-4-2 this week 15th July due to wet conditions
Millicent Bowls Club 2-4-2 played on 8th July 2021
This week 42 players registered to play in the competition. Once again with 42 players this meant that there had to be 2 teams of triples with each player playing 3 bowls straight.
Before going out to play Brian Roper, Tournament Organizer, welcomed Mark Ryan, a visiting bowler from across the border and also asked all member to observe a minutes silence for one of our past members, Pat Hitchcock who passed away during the week. Brian also reminded players the subs were now due and must be paid before the pennant season starts.
This week, taking home the prize money of $42.00 was the team of Joy Warren and Andre Reinders with a score of 34+10, This is Andre’s second win in 2 weeks, boy what a bowler he must be and it was great to see Joy also in the winning team as a new up and coming great bowler.
In second place was the team of David Reichelt and visiting bowler Mark Ryan with a score of 33+14 and winning the $5.00 bar voucher.
Other winning teams for the day were the triple of Robin Rolfe, Peter Bateman and Iain Campbell 33+12. Malcolm Wright, Peter Varcoe 33+10. Brian Goode, Neil Whelan 33+9. Robert Radley, Bob Baxter 32+1. Graham Loveday, John Scudds 32+5. Graham Parsons, Terry Barnes 31+3. Lurlene Reinders, Carl Schapel 30+1 and Alby Cecotti and Lyn Scudds 29+2.
Millicent Bowls Club 2-4-2 played 1st July 2021
This week, 34 players took to the greens in perfect bowling conditions. Once again because of the number of players, two triple teams were required.
The winning team for this week with a score of 33+23 shots up was the team of David Botting and Andre Reinders, taking home $34.00 each as the winning prize. Runners up for the day were Denis Clifford and Carl Schapel with a score of 33+7 and receiving the $5.00 bar voucher each.
Other winning teams were one of the triples teams, Ella Pietersma, Derrick Lindh and John Buhlmann, with a score of 32+12. David Nuske David Reichelt 32+1, Graham Loveday, Dirk Pietersma 31+10. Robert Radley, Adriana Ross 31+4. Mary Clifford, Neil Whelan 30+1 and Ian Ross Bill Burdon 29+3.
Millicent Bowls Club 2-4-2 played on 24th June 2021
In dry but very chilly conditions, 21 players took to the greens for an afternoon of bowls. Before going out to play, Arron Emerson asked the bowlers to be upstanding for a minutes silence to remember long time member and bowler Ed Fitter, who passed away on Sunday 20th June. Ed will be sadly missed.
First place this week after the 20 ends was Peter Dunnicliff and Iain Campbell with a score of 34+12 shots, in second place with a score of 33+14 was David Nuske and Neil Whelan.
Other winning teams for the day were, Eddie Hann, Derk Pietersma 32+18. Ross Warren, Kym Stewart 32+8 and Peter Bateman, Peter Varcoe 32+4 .
Millicent Bowls Club 2-4-2 played on 17th June 2021
With names having to be registered by 12-30pm to play and the weather rather threatening with rain most of the morning, this didn’t deter 14 very dedicated bowlers from playing. As it turned out the afternoon was fine!
Because of the odd number 2 of the 6 teams had to play in a triple, Ros Varcoe, David Botting and Bill Burdon took out first place with a score of 33+15. Second place saw, Ross Warren, Peter Bateman and Robert Radley with a score of 32+4. The other winning team for the day was Derk Pietersma and Peter Varcoe .
Millicent Bowls Club 2-4-2 played on 10th June 2021
This weeks 2-4-2 saw 27 players take to the green in chilly but fine weather. Three teams of triples played using 3 bowls each, with one rink having two of the triples teams playing against each other.
The winning team this week with a score of 33+17 was Eddie Hann and Adriana Ross each taking home the $27.00 prize pool. Second place went to the team of Malcolm Wright and Carl Schapel with a score of 33+7.
Other winning teams for the day were Ros Varcoe, David Botting and Ian Ross 32+5, Joy Warren, Denis Clifford, Peter Varcoe 32+3, Del Parsons, Terry Barnes 32+2 and a draw between Mary Clifford, Neil Whelan and Graham Loveday, Iain Campbell both teams winning 10 ends with equal shots of 15 each.
Millicent Bowls Club 2-4-2 played 3rd June 2021
30 players registered to play this week in the 2-4-2 game of 20 ends but just before going out the heavens opened up, this only lasted for a short time and the sun was out for most of the afternoon for a perfect day for bowls.
The winning team this week was the team of David Botting and Iain Campbell take home the $30.00 prize pool with a score of 34+15. Runners- up for the day, receiving the $5.00 bar voucher, was the team of Arthur O’Connell and Sarah Ross with a score of 33+17.
Other winning teams for the day were Peter Dunnicliff, Carl Schapel 32+15, a triple of Graham Loveday, David Taylor and Neil Whelan 32+10, Sam Schofield, Bill Burdon 32+7 and Malcolm Wright, Peter Scanlon 32+1.
The members were saddened to be informed of the passing of one of the Club’s Past Presidents, Lance Evans. Tournament Organizer Brian Roper, asked all members to be upstanding and observe a minute’s silence for Lance who was President from 2008 to 2010