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YARRAM Country Club La-
dies Bowls division won their
club championship fours re-
Jan Smith Loretta Vardy, Dot
May and Desley Tindale then rep-
resented the club at the North
Gippsland Bowls Association titles.
After a two day challenge the ladies
just missed out on the title.
The clubs’ 100 up games are cur-
rently being played, good luck to all
Also well done to our pennant
ladies Shirley Palmer, Marg Volmer,
Angela Barrand and Glad Atkinson
for scoring the elusive eight.
Fours champs: Yarram ladies bowls division champions Desley Tin-
dale, Dot May, Loretta Vardy and Jan Smith celebrate their win at club
level before heading off to the North Gippsland titles where they were
only narrowly defeated after two days of fine bowling.
Yarram ladies bowls
Winning smiles: Shane Higgins, North Gippsland Bowls Association presi-
dent, John Millier, Yarram A Grade pennant player and Jeff Amos, Yarram A
Grade pennant player and North Gippsland Bowls Association secretary trea-
surer had a good day out at the Bernie Cooper memorial bowls day on Good
Friday winning four games and taking home a share of the $2000 prize purse
along with teammate Don Carmichael from Sale Golf Bowls Club.
GOOD Friday saw
112 bowlers from all
over Gippsland com-
pete in the club’s an-
nual Bernie Cooper
Conditions were ideal,
the grass greens in pristine
condition and the competi-
tion keen as the bowlers
competed for a share of the
$2000 prize pool.
At the end of the day
Shane Higgins (Sale), Don
Carmichael (Sale Golf) and
Yarram’s own Jeff Amos and
John Millier were the only
team to win four games.
Runners up were the
Paynesville team of P. Fiske
(skip), H. Cotter, P. Selleck
and Yarram’s P. Powney.
Easter Sunday the club
ran a mixed social day
which was thoroughly en-
joyed by all who partici-
pated. The winners were P.
Kiely, D. Knight, P. Morgan
and K. Mitchell.
The club would like
to congratulate long time
member Jack Morgan on
turning 90 years young on
Social bowls on March
13 saw the winners of D.
O’Neill, D. Tindale and T.
On March 16, T. Kirk-
patrick and R. Coppa won
the day with two wins and
19 shots up.
Last Wednesday, March
23, the team of K. Feben, G.
Dixon and B. McCall took
home the spoils.
The club mixed pairs
competition is in full swing
with the semi finals set down
for this Sunday, April 3.
Please note daylight sav-
ings finishes this weekend
so set you clocks back one
hour on Saturday night.
Coming events include
the combined presentation
day which will be held on
Sunday, April 17.
The format will be bowls
from 1pm to 3pm with
names in by 12.30pm, then
the presentations. To assist
with afternoon tea a plate
would be appreciated.
Big day: the Bernie Cooper memorial fours bowls
day on Good Friday attracted over 100 bowlers.
Representing the Cooper family was son Bruce
who played alongside Yarram Bowls Club presi-
dent Bruce Penney in the event.
On the mat: Laurie Rippon lines up the head dur-
ing the first game of the Bernie Cooper memorial
fours event on Good Friday.
Bowling over the
Try sailing: Port Albert
Yacht Club members
introduce new, would
be sailors to the waters
off Port Albert.
Good times: from left, Alberton Primary School
students Charlie Abernethy, Natalie Greenaway,
Madison Avery, Shynel Bowtell, Tarkyn Wyett,
Bindi McInnes, Shandi Sanderson, Norbit Tucker,
Alicia Jones, Charlie Ireland, Egon Brinker, Fran-
cis Edwards, Ashlee Wyett, Tobie Adams and Bri
Audrians had a ball at their recent school camp to
Boating stars: Shandi Sanderson, back and Madi-
son Avery from Alberton Primary School mastered
their kayaking skills while on school camp at Phil-
lip Island recently.
Try sailing at Port Albert
PORT Albert Yacht Club held its annual come
and try sailing day on Easter Sunday.
Commodore Jenny Davies said the day was very well
attended with some former club members returning to
introduce their children to the world of sailing.
Family day: Naomi Silvester with her two children
Macy and Oliver prepare to go sailing at Port Al-
bert. Naomi learnt to sail at Port Albert many years
ago and was looking forward to giving her children
the same opportunities during the yacht club’s try
sailing day on Easter Sunday.
Introduction: Port Al-
bert Yacht Club member
Rob Davies gets Ashley
Callaway and Liberty
Weetman geared up in
their life vests ready for a
sail around Port Albert.
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