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Club opening for 2019/20

Club opening will be on Sunday 8th September. Names by 12:30pm please. Club uniform and afternoon tea appreciated.

Celebration Lunch

A small celebration lunch at the Somerset Hotel on 7th June 2019 for the winners of the Ladies Div 1 Blue pennant team, the Ladies 4’s and the Men’s Singles Champions for their success here and in Adelaide this season!

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Success for Millicent Bowling Club

Millicent Bowlers have had great success this 2018/19 season.
Starting off with the Open division 2 team coming runner up at their Grand Final at Robe on the 2nd March 2019. Then the Ladies division 1 blue side winning their Pennant Grand Final at Beachport on 22nd March 2019, the first in 14 years for the club.

Ladies Div 1 Pennant Winners
Back: Dell Parsons, Carol Gibbs, Ella Pietersma, Dawn Bellman, Adriana Ross.
Front: Judy Vanderhorst, Merle Stevens, Reserve Maureen Elton, Mary Clifford.
Open Div 2 Grand Final Runner Up
Back: Andre Reinders, John Buhlmann, Glen Tilley, Peter Varcoe,John Drew, Steve Carnellor, David Reichelt.
Front: David Crase, Mary Clifford, Ros Varcoe, Andrea Radley, Carleen Godden, Reserve Peter Hyland.

To follow that, Andrea Radley and Sarah Ross then went onto represent the S.E Region at the Country Round Robin Carnival held a Payhnam Bowling Club in Adelaide from 2nd April – 5th April 2019. They, along with 15 other female bowlers from around the region, came home with an outstanding win, sweeping the competition 7 wins out of 7!   Go Region 1!!

To end the season off, the club Men’s Single’s Champion, Bryan Roper, and the club Ladies Four’s champions, Dell Parsons, Heather Carthew, Ella Pietersma and Dawn Bellman, won their respective LSEBA Champion of Champions events to progress the S.E Region Champion of Champions event. Both won their games to become the Region 1 Champion of Champions. Bryan had a great game against the Upper South East’s champion D. Lack 25-15, while the Ladies had a nail biter against their opponents winning on the last bowl of the last end 17-14. This allowed them to compete in a brand new competition held at Encounter Bay Bowling Club on 17th, 18th and 19th May 2019. The new comp brought together all the Champion of Champions from all 8 country regions in South Australia to compete for their respective titles, singles, pairs and fours, and an overall shield in sectional play with the finals being knockout. Bryan came home Runner Up to the York Peninsula’s champion, and the Ladies came home with a win against a composite team from the Fleurieu/Kangaroo Island region, making them the country regions champion fours. Those efforts along with the other S.E Regions teams helped them win the overall shield making Region 1 the SA Country Regions Champion of Champions.

Country Regions Runner Up Singles
Bryan Roper
Country Regions Champion Fours
Dawn Bellman, Ella Pietersma,
Heather Carthew, Dell Parsons.