Results of Womens Champion of Champions

Quarter Finals

Nancy Tate (Marong) def Julie Ross (Golden Square) 25/20

Shirely Sloan (Inglewood) def Laney Cole (White Hills) 25/18

Jan Robertson (Eaglehawk) def Nicole Wilson (Strathfieldsaye) 25/15

Phoebe Stanard (Bendigo VRI) def Rosie Punton (South Bendigo) 26/15

Semi Finals

Nancy Tate def Shirley Sloan 25/23

Jan Robertson def Phoebe Stannard 26/13


Results of State Mixed Pairs

Quarter Finals

Kay and Ray Rowe (Eaglehawk) def Betty Bodinnar/John Cassidy (Composite) 19/8

Ruth Pearce/Doug Condon (Golden Square) def Vicki Tierney/Mal McLean (Composite) 17/15

Taylah Rhodes/Bradley Marron (Bendigo East) def Irene and Phil Godkin (Eaglehawk) 23/6

Susan Howes/Andrew Brown (Composite) def Ebony Thatcher/Simon Carter (Eaglehawk) 18/17


Semi Finals

Kay and Ray Rowe def Ruth Pearce/Doug Condon 21/13

Taylah Rhodes/Bradley Marron def Susan Howes/Andrew Brown 17/10




Provincial Championships


The Provincial Championships are being played at Central Wendouree

Bowling Club on Sunday 4th February 2018.

Bus leaves Bendigo East at 7am with a pick up at Kangaroo Flat Bowls Club.

If unavailable please contact Geoff Boyd 0430069247


Team Selected

  1. T Lester, G Walsh, B Byrne, R Tainton (s)
  2. P Godkin, G Ryan, C Randell, B Holland (s)
  3. N Belt, M Hocking, B Anset, A Brown (s)
  4. S Drummond, G Boyd, M McLean, C Wilson (s)
  5. B Morley, S Lyon, P Moller, B Marron (s)
  6. M Rowley, G Wilson, R Day, D Rowley (s)





Quarter finals and semi- finals for Women's Champion of Champions and State Mixed Pairs will be played next Sunday the 21/01/18 at South Bendigo.
Report at 0900- Trial Ends at 9.15- commence games at 9.30.
A BBQ will be available for players and supporters.

Mixed Pairs Draw.
K & R Rowe v B. Bodinnar/J. Cassidy
R.Pearce/D. Condon v V.Tierney/M.McLean
T.Rhodes/B. Marron v I & P Godkin
S. Howes/ A. Brown v E. Thatcher/ S. Carter.

Women's Champion of Champions.
J.Ross v N.Tate
L. Cole v S. Sloan
J. Robertson v N. Wilson
P. Standard v R.Punton.

Men's Champion of Champions Semi Final and Final and Women's Champion of Champions final will  be played  on Sunday 28/01/ a venue to be advised. A decision regarding final of the Mixed Pairs will be made after next weeks games.



Results of Champion of Champions


Round 1

J Berry (Kangaroo Flat) d D Bird (Marong) 25/6

B Marron (Bendigo East) d B Gardiner (Heathcote) 27/10

G Podesta (Castlemaine) d D Taig (North Bendigo) 25/15

Round 2

S Drummond (Golden Square) d K Probert (Strathfieldsaye) 25/19

P Godkin (Eaglehawk) d M Anderson (White Hills) 25/14

B Holland (South Bendigo) d R Day (Inglewood) 26/15

B Marron (Bendigo East) d J Berry (Kangaroo Flat) 25/21

G Podesta (Castlemaine) d D Retallick (Bendigo VRI) 25/14

P Clarke (Harcourt) d A Leech (Calivil) 25/18

J Cassidy (Bendigo) d K Harris (Woodbury) 25/3

I Morelli (Campbell’s Creek) d T Hansen (Bridgewater) 25/17 

Quarter Finals

P Godkin d S Drummond 26/12

B Marron d B Holland 25/13

G Podesta d P Clarke 25/18

J Cassidy d I Morelli 25/13

Semi Finals

P Godkin v B Marron

G Podesta v J Cassidy



Round 1

S Sloan (Inglewood) d S Howes (Kangaroo Flat) 25/18

J Robertson (Eaglehawk) d J Poulton (Woodbury) 25/16

Round 2

J Ross (Golden Square) d L Speirs (Heathcote) 25/12

N Tate (Marong) d V Greenwood (Bendigo) 25/20

L Cole (White Hills) WO J Bath (Harcourt)

S Sloan (Inglewood) d F Pekarsky (Bendigo East) 25/21

J Robertson (Eaglehawk) d L Gannaway (Campbell’s Creek) 25/8

N Wilson (Strathfieldsaye) d S Hope (Calivil) 25/21

P Stannard (Bendigo VRI) d N Hufer (Castlemaine) 25/21

R Punton (South Bendigo) WO P Wheelhouse (Bridgewater)

Quarter Finals

J Ross vN Tate

L Cole v S Sloan

J Robertson v N Wilson

P Stannard v R Punton


Results of the State Mixed Pairs

Section Winners

Section 1- K/R Rowe (Eaglehawk)

Section 2- B Bodinnar/J Cassidy (Composite)

Section 3- R Pearce/ D Condon (Golden Square)

Section 4- V Tierney/ M McLean (Composite)

Section 5- T Rhodes/ B Marron (Bendigo East)

Section 6- I/P Godkin (Eaglehawk)

Section 7- S Howes/ A Brown (Composite)

Section 8- E Thatcher/ S Carter (Eaglehawk)


Bendigo Under 25's State Singles
Congratulations to Mitch Cole (Kangaroo Flat) who defeated Travis Berry (Kangaroo Flat)  26/19.
Congratulations to Bridget Hayes (Marong) who defeated Ebony Thatcher (Eaglehawk) 26/24
As there are no players from Campaspe Mitch and Bridget will represent the Bendigo/Campaspe Region in the State Finals on Sunday 25th February at Burwood District BC

Champion of Champions Draw


To be played Sunday 14th January 2018 at South Bendigo

25 up knockout.



Round 1.   9.00am report for 9.30am start

D Bird v J Berry, B Gardiner v B Marron, D Taig v G Podesta


Round 2 to report by 11.30am

K Probert v S Drummond, M Anderson v P Godkin, B Holland v R Day,

Winner Bird/ Berry v Winner Gardiner/Marron, Winner Taig/Podesta v

D Retallick, P Clarke v A Leech, K Harris v J Cassidy, I Morelli v T Hansen



Round 1. 9.00am report for 9.30am start.  

S Sloan v S Howes, J Poulton v J Robertson


Round 2.  9.00am report for 9.30am start.

L Spiers v J Ross, V Greenwood v N Tate, J Bath v L Cole,

S Hope v N Wilson, N Hufer v P Stannard, R Punton v P Wheelhouse.

To report by 11.30am

F Pekarsky L Gannaway


Under 25 State Singles


Travis Berry (Kangaroo Flat) d Charlie Manning (Bendigo) 26/19

Due to heat final was suspended until next Friday 5pm at Golden Square

with Travis Berry and Mitch Cole (Kangaroo Flat) 15 all.



Ebony Thatcher (Eaglehawk) d Stephanie Priest 25/24

Due to heat final was suspended until next Friday 5pm at Golden Square

with Bridget Hayes (Marong) leading Ebony Thatcher 18/13




Mixed Pairs Draw

To be held Saturday 13th January 2018.

9am rollup for 9.30am start.

Sectional play 3 games of 15 ends

30 minute lunch break after 1st game.

BBQ lunch available at White Hills   


At White Hills

Section 1

R Rowe (Eaglehawk), I Ross (Composite), N Davies (Composite), N Belt (Bendigo)

Section 2

J Cassidy (Composite), I Cail (Composite), P Moller (Kangaroo Flat), W Robins (Golden Square)

Section 3

D Condon (Golden Square), M Diprose (Castlemaine), T Russell (Composite), I Brown (Bendigo)

Section 4

G Walsh (Golden Square) M Lord Snr (Bendigo East), M Houghton (Bendigo East), M McLean (Composite)

Section 5

R Clough (Bendigo East), H Cozens (Woodbury) T Babitsch (Bendigo) B Marron (Bendigo East)

Section 6

R Trevethan (Kangaroo Flat) J O’Shea (Eaglehawk) P Godkin (Eaglehawk) D Bennet (Bendigo)

At Bendigo East

Section 7

G Ryan (Bendigo East) G Poulton (Woodbury) A Brown (Composite) B Morley (Bendigo)

Section 8

T Hayes (Marong) F Byrne (Eaglehawk), B Whiffin (Bendigo) S Carter (Eaglehawk)

Club Champions received to date-


Bendigo- John Cassidy/ Vicki Greenwood


Bendigo East- Brad Marron/Fay Pekarsky 


Bendigo VRI-   David Retallick/Phoebe Stannard


Bridgewater- Terry Hansen/Pam Wheelhouse


Calivil- Alan Leech/ Shirley Hope


Campbell's Creek- Ian Morelli/ Lorna Gannaway


Castlemaine- Greg Podesta/ Nina Hufer


Dingee- No entry


Eaglehawk-    Phil Godkin/ Jan Robertson

Golden Square- Steve Drummond/ Julie Ross


Harcourt-   Phillip Clarke/ Joan Bath


Heathcote- Bill Gardiner/ Lorraine Spiers


Inglewood- Robert Day/ Shirley Sloan


Kangaroo Flat- John Berry/ Susan Howes


Lockwood South- No entry


Marong-    David Bird/Nancy Tate


North Bendigo- Daniel Taig

Serpentine- No entry


South Bendigo- Brad Holland/ Rosie Punton


Strathfieldsaye- Kevin Probert/ Nicole Wilson


White Hills- Mark Anderson/Laney Cole


Woodbury- Keith Harris/ Janine Poulton








Results of Men's State Fours Final
Barry Whiffin, Bruce Morley, Torie Babitsch, Ian Ross (s) Bendigo def Frank Carbone, Spencer Ashman, Leigh Robertson, Max Watts (s) Eaglehawk 15/14


Draw for BBD Under 25 Singles to be played Saturday 6th January 2018 at Golden Square 9am for 9.30am start


Stephanie Priest (Bendigo) v Ebony Thatcher (Eaglehawk)

Bridget Hayes (Marong)



Mitch Cole (Kangaroo Flat) v Luke Nemeth (Bendigo)

Travis Berry (Kangaroo Flat) v Charlie Manning (Bendigo)


Women's State Fours Final
Winners of the Women's State Fours Val Flett, Brooke Davies, Gwen Waegeli, Susan Howes (s) Kangaroo Flat defeating Carrol Frost, Patti Devereaux, Pam Hunter, Trisha O’Shea (s) Castlemaine 26/9

Results of  Women's State Singles
Semi Finals
Sharon Koch (Bendigo East) def Vicki Greenwood (Bendigo) 25/18, Lee Harris (Bendigo) def Leah Whiffin (Golden Square) 25/13.
In the final Sharon Koch def Lee Harris 25/21.

Results of Men's State Singles

Quarter finals
Tom Russell (Kangaroo Flat) def Torie Babitsch (Bendigo) 25/21
Ian Ross (Bendigo) def Steve Drummond (Golden Square) 25/15, Wayne Marwood (South Bendigo) def Cameron Wilson (Kangaroo Flat) 25/24
Semi Finals- John Berry (Kangaroo Flat) def Tom Russell 26/15, Ian Ross def Wayne Marwood 2512

John Berry (Kangaroo Flat) def Tom Russell 26/15, Ian Ross def Wayne Marwood 25/12.
Final presently being played
John Berry (Kangaroo Flat) def Tom Russell 26/15, Ian Ross def Wayne Marwood 25/12.

In the final John Berry def Ian Ross 25/17

Results of Men's State Pairs
Semi Finals Brayden Byrne/Brad Marron (Composite) def Kevin Rooke/John Cassidy (Composite) 20/12, John Carter/Simon Carter (Eaglehawk) def T Gilmore/Ray Rowe (Eaglehawk) 22/12
In the final John and Simon Carter def Brayden Byrne and Brad Marron 15/12

State Events

The following will be played at Bendigo Bowls Club on Sunday 17th. December.
Please report by 9.00am for  9.15 trial ends and a 9.30 start.

9:00 for 9:30am start
Men’s Pairs semifinals
B Byrne/ B Marron vs K Rooke/J Cassidy
T Gilmore/R Rowe vs J Carter/S Carter
Women’s singles semifinals
S Koch vs V Greenwood
L Harris vs L Whiffin
Mens singles quarter finals
J Berry through to semi
T Russell vs T Babitsch
I Ross vs S Drummond
C Wilson vs W Marwood
12:30-1:00pm (approx)
Men’s Pairs final
Women’s singles final
Men’s singles semi-finals

 Region Novice Results --Christine Ritchie (Moama) def. Stacey Rogers (Bendigo) 21/13

 Geoff Baldwin (White Hills) def. Mark Evans (City of Echuca) 21/19

 Winners play at Mulgrave Country Club on Feb. 4th 2018


Life Membership

Congratulations to Geoff Howes who has been honoured with Life Membership of the Bendigo Bowls Division
Geoff's history for Bendigo Bowls Division

Secretary White Hills Bowls Club -2001/02, 2002/2003, 2003/04
Men’s Treasurer White Hills Bowls Club - 2004/05
Committee Bendigo District Bowls Association- 2002/03, 2003/04, 2004/05
Assistant Secretary Bendigo District Bowls Association- 2005/06, 2006/07
Secretary Bendigo District Bowls Association – 2007/08, 2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11
Board of Group 5 2007/08, 2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11,
Unification Committee- 2011
Secretary Bendigo Bowls Division- 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18
Bendigo/Campaspe Region Board (Bendigo Representative) 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17
Chairman of the Northern Country Challenge Committee 2016/17, 2017/18




Boromeo/Lucas Challenge

The Boromeo/Lucas challenge was held at Sebastopol Bowling Club yesterday (under cover)

Bendigo won the shield by 6 shots.

  1.  Results- P Devereaux, J Robertson, M Chisholm, T O’Shea (s) 26 d E Kierce 15, V Grenfell, JClough, I Godkin, K Rowe (s) d B Huntley 23/18, B Davies, C Grenfell, J Grainger, S Howes (s) lt J Harman 15/18, J Poulton, J Conder, G Waegeli, P Hunter (s) d B Ayers 19/17, V White, A Ferguson, Y Robinson, V Flett (s) lt M Russell 15/20,  J Ovenden, C Gallop, J Wharfe, A Borham (s) lt L McArthur 15/19. Best winning rink was Tricia O’Shea’s rink.



NOTE-----State under 25 Singles closing date Friday 15th December 5pm


State Singles Draw

Venue: Bendigo Bowling Club

Date: 3rd Dec 2017

Time: 9:00 am turn up for a 9:30 start

 Womens singles

 B Davies (kf) vs S Lord (be)

H Clough (be) vs S Koch (be)

B Bodinnar (be) vs K Rowe (eh)

V Greenwood (bgo) vs S Priest (bgo)

A Borham (be) vs L Harris (bgo)

J Ross (gs) vs S Howes (kf)

G Washington (be) vs L Whiffin (gs)

J Brown (gs) bye


Men’s singles

Entry of 38 players as listed below

M Cole (kf), K Rusbridge (eh), C Manning ( bgo), J Berry (kf), J Jackman(dge), M McClean (igw)

L Crapper (sb), E White (kf), L Manning (bgo), N Belt (bgo), M Lord (be), T Russell (kf)

T Babitsch (bgo), S Fulton (kf), R McCumber (cm), K Tonkin (igw), G Ryan (be), L Kelly (igw)

B Byrne (eh), B Morley (bgo), R Trevethan (kf), U Oper (sfs), T Lester (be), T Gilmore (eh)

D Broderick (bgo), I Ross (bgo), P Marron (sb), R Pearce (be), T Berry (kf), S Drummond (gs)

M Sidebottom (sb), B Marron (be), C Wilson (kf), M Anderson (wh), G Walsh (gs), M Rowley (igw)

W Marwood (sb), L Kean (bw)




Women’s State Pairs
Semi Finals
B Davies, S Howes (Kangaroo Flat) def I Godkin, J Condor (Eaglehawk) 18/17 after extra end
S Priest, V Greenwood (Bendigo) def G Waegeli, L Harris (Composite) 19/18
The final was a Mother/Daughter game with Brooke Davies/Susan Howes (Kangaroo Flat) def Stephanie Priest/Vicki Greenwood (Bendigo) 18/16




Men’s State Pairs
M Darroch, R McCumber (Castlemaine) def J Jennings, A Brown (Composite) 23/16

Quarter Frinals...
B Byrne, B Marron, (Composite) def M Hocking, G Boyd (Kangaroo Flat) 24/13
K Rooke, J Cassidy,(Composite) def M Darroch, R McCumber, (Castlemaine) 20/10
T Gilmore, R Rowe (Eaglehawk) def T Hayes, P Mylon (Marong) 17/15
Quarter Finals, (Inglewood) lt J Carter, S Carter, (Eaglehawk) 15/14
Finals Sunday17th December.




Congratulations to Mitch Sidebottom ??(South Bendigo) on winning the Victorian Open Singles against Lee Schraner
also to Dylan Filuk and Brad Marron (Bendigo East) who teamed with Lee Schraner winning the Victorian Open Triples??????

Congratulations to the all Bendigo Bowlers who played in the Victorian Open with many making the knockout rounds.
The finals commence today at Shepparton Park with Bendigo well represented.
At 8.15am the Men's Triples final with Nick Young, Cam Wilson (Kangaroo Flat) Brad Foote (s) v Dylan Filuk, Brad Marron (both Bendigo East) Lee Schraner (s)
At 6pm Mitch Sidebottom (South Bendigo) will play either Matt Flapper (Ocean Grove) or Lee Schraner (Tas) in the Men's Singles final.


Men's and Womens State Pairs Finals 

Sunday 26th all at Bendigo BC.
Sunday 9.00 for 9.30 start

Men's Pairs- A.Brown v R.McCumber.
Semi finals Womens Pairs at same time.
S.Howes v J. Conder
V. Greenwood v L. Harris.
Next round to commence at 1.00pm -men's quarter finals and ladies final.




The Boromeo/Lucas Shield will be played at Sebastapol Bowling Club on Friday 1st December.

The following players have been selected and made themselves available for this challenge against the best in Ballarat.

V.Grenfell, J. Clough, I. Godkin, K. Rowe (s)

J. Ovenden, C. Gallop, J. Wharfe, A. Borham(s)

J. Poulton, J. Conder, G. Waegeli , P. Hunter(s)

V. White, A. Ferguson, Y. Robinson, V. Flett(s)

P. Devereaux, J. Robertson, M. Chisholm, T. O'Shea(s)

B. Davies, C. Grenfell, J. Grainger, S. Howes(s)

Players are to wear white shorts, skorts or trousers and shirts will be supplied on the day. Preferably white or blue hats or visors.

As you are all representing the BBD we ask that all uniform looks smart. Please no skin tight shorts or trousers.

Bus departs Kangaroo Flat Bowling Club at 7.30am. Please be 15 min. early. Pick up Castlemaine approx. 8am

No cost to players.

2 course lunch provided by BDBD.

Please contact Jan Conder -0458448653 or Susan Howes- 0412542981 if any of your situations change.



Men’s State Pairs
Section 1- B Byrne, B Marron, (Composite)
Section 2- G Boyd T Russell (Kangaroo Flat)
Section 3- K Rooke, J Cassidy,(Composite)
Section 4- J Jennings, A Brown (Composite)
Section 5- M Darroch, R McCumber, (Castlemaine)
Section 6- T Gilmore, R Rowe (Eaglehawk)
Section 7- T Hayes, P Mylon (Marong)
Section 8- G Wilson, R Day, (Inglewood)
Section 9- J Carter, S Carter, (Eaglehawk)
Post Sectional to be played Sunday 26th November.
9am for 9.30am start Section 4 and 5 to play.
Quarter finals approx. 12noon




Women’s State Pairs
Section Winners
Section 1- B Davies, S Howes (Kangaroo Flat)
Section 2- I Godkin, J Condor (Eaglehawk)
Section 3- S Priest, V Greenwood (Bendigo) ...
Section 4- G Waegeli, L Harris (Composite)
Post Sectional to be played Sunday 26th November
9am for 9.30 Start 18 ends at Bendigo


Semi Finals of the Women's State Fours


V Flett, B Davies, G Waegeli S Howes (s) Kangaroo Flat def M Cusack, P Pain, M Chisholm, J Ross (s) Golden Square 21/10



The final will be between V Flett, B Davies, G Waegeli S Howes (s) Kangaroo Flat and C Frost, P Devereaux, P Hunter, T O’Shea (s) Castlemaine



Men’s Novice Singles Final

Men’s Novice Singles final held today at Golden Square was won by Geoff Baldwin (White Hills) who defeated last years winner Kevin Probert (Strathfieldsaye) 21/18. Geoff will now play in the Region Final on Sunday 3rd December against the Campaspe winner Mark Evans (City of Echuca)

Our Women’s Novice Singles winner Stacey Rogers will play Christine Richie (Moama)


Men’s State Fours Semi Final played today at Golden Square.

Barry Whiffin, Bruce Morley, Torie Babitsch, Ian Ross (s) Bendigo def John Jennings, Mark Anderson, Mitch Hocking, Andrew Brown (s) Composite 20/15

Other Semi Final is to be played by 28th November.



STATE Fours Semi Finals at Kangaroo Flat Friday 10th November, 18 ends
Women- 10am for a 10.30 start
S Howes v J Ross,
Men- 530pm for a 6pm start  Will now be played at a later date 
B Marron v M Watts, A Brown v T Babitsch....
Final date to be advised

Women’s State Pairs

To be played on Sunday 12th November at Bendigo East

9.15am rollup for 9.30am start

Section 1- B Bodinnar, S Howes, K Rowe, E Bowland.

Section 2- J Davey, J Condor, A Borham, J McCurry

Section 3- V Greenwood, J O’Shea, S Koch, S Lord.

Section 4- J Ross, L Harris, V White, Bye

Post Sectional to be played Sunday 26th November.


Men’s State Pairs

To be played on Sunday 12th November at Bendigo

9.15am, rollup for 9.30am start.

Section 1- B Marron, P Moller, I Cail, K Shuttleworth

Section 2- B Holland, R Clough, I Ross, T Russell

Section 3- D Filuk, L Kelly, J Cassidy, J Berry

Section 4- M Anderson, K Rusbridge, M Cole, A Brown

Section 5- R McCumber, C Randell, L Crapper, Bye

Section 6- S Fulton, R Rowe, P Godkin, K Tonkin

Section 7- D Rowley, L Handley, T Babitsch, P Mylon

Section 8- R Day, R Pearce, J Jackman, M Lord (Snr)

Section 9- S Carter, P O’Neil, B Anset, W Marwood 

Post Sectional to be played Sunday 26th November.


Results Men’s Novice Singles

Round 1

M Barker lt G Baldwin 21/2, G Ellis lt B Leech 21/12

Round 2

B Pozer Walkover I Ross, B Hopley lt G Baldwin 21/10, J Dullard lt B Leech 21/7, D Howarth lt K Probert 21/15

Semi Finals

B Pozer lt G Baldwin 21/13, B Leech lt K Probert 21/11

Final to be played next Sunday 5th Nov at Golden Square 10am

Results Women’s Novice Singles

Round 1

J Stiles lt  M Fulton 21/18, J Austin walkover to M Pysing, S Rogers d P Jubb 21/11.

Semi Finals

M Fulton d M Pysing 221/11, M Baldwin lt S Rogers 21/7

In the final Stacey Rogers (Bendigo) defeated Malou Fulton (Kangaroo Flat) 22/2

Stacey will now play the Region Final on Sunday December 3rd.

Results of the Northern Country Challenge held at Moama 29th October 2017


Golden Rivers Challenge (Women)


Campaspe again won the Shield.




Campaspe 6 points plus 81 shots


Bendigo 3 points -12 shots


Goulburn Valley 3 points - 22 shots


Northern 0 points -47 shots.


Best rinks


D Pappin, L Easther, M Knight, L Harris (s)


Runner Up J Palmer, B Murray, S Connolly, M Roberts (s)




Bendigo Results


L Harris 2 wins -3, V Flett 1 win - 15 S Howes 2 wins +6




Norm Knopp Shield (Men)


Bendigo won the shield again




Bendigo 6 points +36 shots


Campaspe 4 points +33 shots


Goulburn Valley 2 points -23 shots


Murray 0 points - 46 shots


Best Rinks


B Morley, S Lyons, P Moller, B Marron (s)




W Dagger, R Looke, C Power, B Orr (s) (GV)




Bendigo Results


B Byrne o wins -9, D Rowley, 2 wins +9, A Brown 1 win -7, C Wilson 3 wins +5, B Marron 3 wins +24, M McLean +14




Region 60+ Finals Results

60+ Ladies Singles 
Jill Grimshaw (Deniliquin) Def
Susan Howes (Kangaroo Flat)
60+ Ladies Pairs Champions
Sandra Connolly(Skip) & Beryl Eddy  - (Moama) Def 
Julie Ross(Skip) & Patti Pain (Golden Square)
60+ Mens Singles Champion
Torrie Babitsch (Bendigo Bowls Club) Def 
Stan Barker (Moama) 
60+ Mens Pairs Champions
Ian Ross(Skip) & Torrie Babitsch (Bendigo Bowls Club) Def 
Graeme Moffatt(Skip) & Darryl Wood(s)  - (Rich River)


 Northern Country Challenge to be played Sunday at Moama 

Norm Knopp Challenge Teams


Goulburn Valley      Manager R Warburton

1. G Thatcher, J Spedding, K Ferguson,  J Tinning (s)

2. B Hatzie, T Hancock, G Schilling, D Cartwright (s)

3. W Dagger, R Locke, C Power, B Orr (s)

4. G Franze, N Boyd, Jordan Thornton, Josh Thornton (s)

5. J Gribble, J Hicks, J Stokes, D Daws (s)

6. S Walsh, P Nichols, R George, R Page (s)

Murray                     Manager A Rogers

1. P Russell, B Wright, P Ware, R Emerson (s)

2. J Luci, G Sutcliffe, B Stanger, B Cosgrove (s)

3. M Lewis, G Carter, G Dunn, S Tatnell (s)

4. P Ellul, R Brown, M Hanna, S Lunn (s)

5. R Taylor, A Whiteside, B Dowling, C Philpot (s)

6. L Stephens, D O’Connor, D Larkin, R Smith


Bendigo                   Manager A Harrison

1. T Lester, K Shuttleworth, L Crapper, B Byrne (s)

2. P Godkin, G Ryan, C Randell, D Rowley (s)

3. N Belt, G Walsh, M Hocking, A Brown (s)

4. S Drummond, G Boyd, T Babitsch, C Wilson (s)

5. B Morley, S Lyons, P Moller, B Marron (s)

6. R Rowe, G Wilson, R Day, M McLean (s)


Campaspe               Manager   L Vallance

1. A Vesty, J Hogan, R Werner, T Mansbridge (s)

2. M Chaplin, G Dorward, A Birch, K Brennan (s)

3. C Roberts, C Keenan, R Feuk, D Keenan (s)

4. B Tinning, S Hammond, P Thorn, M Humphries (s)

5. W Brooks, I Hicks, K Liverton, G Beattie (s)

6. D Hessel, T Nagorcka, S Barker, S Laing (s)

Golden Rivers Challenge Teams


Goulburn Valley      Manager J O’Donnell

1. M Thorne, J Crowe, B Cahill, D Hands (s)

2. E Gale, L Barber, J Dixon, J Sprague (s)

3. D Downie, L Nicholson, D Best, J Overall (s)


Northern                  Manager  B Woods

1. J Lausen, M Orr, H McBain, J Fairchild (s)

2. M Gruar, J Eagles, M Scott, Y Eclhardt (s)

3. B Williams, J Hipwell, G Campbell. D Manners (s)



Bendigo                   Manager S Koch

1. J Poulton, KRowe, A Borham, V Flett (s)

2. I Godkin, J Robertson, Y Robinson, L Harris (s)

3. J Davey, C Gallop, G Waegeli, S Howes (s)


Campaspe                Manager M Rehe

1. B Leetham, A Williams, F Munnerley, J Grimshaw (s)

2. J Palmer,B Murray, S Connolly, M Roberts (s)

3. D Pappin, L Easther, M Knight, L Harris (s)



Draw for Novice Singles

To be played Sunday 29th October at Golden Square

9.30am rollup for 10am start.


Round 1

M Barker v G Baldwin, G Ellis v B Leech.

Round 2 (approx 12 noon)

B Pozer v I Ross, B Hopley v winner Barker/Baldwin), J Dullard v winner Ellis/Leech, D Howarth v K Probert


Round 1

J Stiles v M Fulton, J Austin v M Pysing, S Rogers v P Jubb.

Round 2 (approx 12 noon)

M Baldwin v winner Rogers/Jubb


Men's Team for the Norm Knopp to be played at Moama
on Sunday 29th October.
Bus leaves Bendigo East at 7.30am
Please contact Geoff Boyd on 0430069247 if unavailable.
Team 1.
B Byrne (s)
L Crapper
Team 2
B.Anset (s)
Team 3.
A.Brown (s)
G Walsh
Team 4.
C.Wilson (s)
Team 5.
B.Marron (s)
Team 6.
M.McLean (s)



Golden Rivers Shield team

The BBD Women's selection committee have chosen the following players to compete at Moama against teams from Campaspe, Goulburn Valley and Northern for the Golden Rivers Shield on Sunday 29th October.

Leads. J Poulton. W.Bury. I. Godkin. E.H. J.Davey. B.E.

Seconds. K.Rowe. E.H. J.Robertson .E.H. C.Gallop. B.E.

Men's State Singles

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60 and Over Region Finals

Region Finals The Region Finals of the 60 and Over events held at Woodbury Singles Ian Ross (Bendigo) def  Kevin Brennan (Moama) 21/11 Susan Howes (Bendigo East) lt Marilyn Stephenson (Moama) 21/12 Pairs Con O'Shea/Mal Beer (Eaglehawk) def Colin Berryman/Ray Milne (City of Echuca) 21/10 Ann Borham/Susan Howes (Bendigo East) def Beryl Eddy/Sandra Connolly (Moama) 17/7 The winners will now go to the State Finals with the singles being played at Ocean Grove and Pairs at Yarraville/Footscray

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