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THE finals of the EP mixed pairs were played at the weekend and after an excellent contest, the gold went to Hennie Slabbert and Dalene Muller (The Woods), who beat Paul Spriggs and Sandy Smart (Mill Park) 24-19.

The bronze medal was won by Christo Rens and Helene Gardiner, who beat Jorge Rodrigues and Desi Rosenblatt 23-21.


THERE is Wednesday morning mixed bowls at Park Drive, tabs in 9am. Other playing sessions are: Tuesday 2pm, Saturday 2pm, Sunday 9.15am, and public holidays 9am.

On Friday, there is pitch and play (cut-throat, 5pm-6.30), followed by a bring and braai; R5 to cover braai wood. Inquiries: Brian Stephenson.

On St Patrick’s Day (March 16), there will be fun bowls from 12.30pm; R60 a player; wear green. Inquiries: Brian Stephenson.

The Saturday morning pairs will start on March 22.


WESTVIEW have tabs in on Wednesday mornings, Saturday afternoons and Sunday mornings. There is cut-throat bowls on Fridays (9.15am).

Starting tomorrow, there will be a tabs-in drawn trips competition (3.30pm). There will be monthly prizes as well as an end of tournament prize.


THE final session of the twilight bowls at Mill Park takes place tomorrow (5pm) followed by the prize-giving.

On Saturday, there is tabs in at 1.30pm.


THE first round of the Barclay’s men’s pairs will be played at WCC on March 15 (8.30am). There are still places available. Inquiries: Mike Freer (041)404-6725 or 082-374-8896.


THE skips who have accepted invitations to Summerwood’s John Dory’s women’s pairs, starting on March 12, are: F Visser, M Papenfus, A Jarmaine, A Tschop, M Smith, H Mitchell, A Delport, M Dingley, M Katsigaraki, V Morkel, C Botha, H Brito, J Freeman, N Rubin, M Morgan, P Young, F Roberts, C Wolff.

There are still openings. Inquiries: Ann (083-400-2307) or Louise (079-964-7401).


VP will hold a fish and chips sing-along evening with Dick Altham on Friday (7pm), R60 a person.

Today, there is social bowls (4pm), followed by a bring and braai, and on Fridays, there is social bowls (4pm). On Saturday, it is tabs in at 1.30pm. Inquiries: Sarah (083-261-4440) or Pat (073-683-8802).


THE winners of the King Cars Thursday morning men’s pairs competition played on February 27 at Western Suburbs were Paul Robinson and Leon Nel.


THE programme at Summerwood this week is: tomorrow: mixed social (8.45am); Saturday: men’s and women’s social (1.45pm); Monday: men’s social (1.45pm); Tuesday: women’s social (8.45am).


THE next outing for Kouga Nomads is on Sunday at Jeffreys Bay BC (1.30pm); dress: Nomads or whites.


THE PEBC week’s programme is:

Thurs, afternoon: mixed tabs-in bowls.

Friday, morning: Bob Mott’s Friday pairs.

Saturday, afternoon: mixed tabs-in, plus club competitions.

Sunday, morning: men’s and mixed arranged bowls; fines master: Alf Hicks.

Tuesday, afternoon: mixed tabs-in bowls.


THE fifth round draw for the Mill Park Oddy’s men’s pairs at 2pm today at Mill Park is: B Kommel v E Racussen, M Hanson v S Hattingh, D Saunders v D Kolnick – to be played on March 12, P Robinson v M Stapp, C Rens v B Kelly, I Wiseman v D Vosloo, P de Jager v E Kitching, H Steyn v B Worthington, C Nel v G Rowland – date to be arranged. Inquiries: Lionel Weetman (083-955-2839).


THE Walmer BC week’s programme is: Wednesday: men’s pairs competition (1.45pm); last weeks winners were Govoni and Jack; Thursday: Chocoholic mixed competition 1.45pm.

The draw for the EGR Classic from Friday to Sunday is: M Sandwick v B Treadway, O James v R Forbes, G Rowland v A le Roux, Johan van der Berg v D Inkin, L Cronning v S Steel, J Nel v A Ward, K Pauls v J Measures, E Mackenzie v S Gilmore, D Zdanow v T James, H Steyn v K Visser, W Arndt v H Korkie, L Muller v S de Boer, D Nel v P Slabbert, B Govoni v B Kemsley, G Roberts v B Kommel, J Hollis v R Maliepaard, John van der Berg v E Tee, B Meyer v O Hollis.

There is no social bowls over the weekend.

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