Bowls briefs

WALMER Country Club has extended an invitation to men’s fours teams to enter the Barclays Classic to be held on May 24-25. Inquiries: Graham Tunstead (082-880-7742).

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THE ninth annual Algoa Toyota Saturday morning pairs competition starts on Saturday at Uitenhage (9.30am).

The organisers have asked all skips to report at the club by 9am.

The draw for the 1st round is: M Ferreira v M Weise, A Tee v Herman Steyn, Alex Schwartz v S Serrao, Aubrey Nell v E du Pisanie, F Nell v Johan Nel, R Hiscock v E Els, J Wasserman v M van Vuuren, Willie Basson v A la Trobe, Ouboet Nell v Pat Moore.

Anyone wanting to enter teams can contact Kobus Visser (072-018-1710).

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THE winners of the King Cars Thursday morning men’s pairs competition played on May 1 at Western Suburbs were Ray Gill and John Roberts.

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

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THE draw for the third round of the PEBC Old Mutual pairs to be played on Saturday is: D Tolson v P Minnie, G Corson v J Rodriques, J Bernstein v T Van Rensburg, G Adams v N Kerchhoff, R Young v C Fischer, D Thysse v T Roberts, A Hicks v H Korkie, R Forbes v B Kommel, S Gobey v W Bafo, E Kent v W Povey, S Jones v G Newcombe, D Mardon v J Skilbeck, J Smith v E Racussen, B Kemsley v K O’Kennedy, L Impey v T James, P Moore v C Struwig. Inquiries: Terry James (041-586-1507).

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THE second round of the Consolidated Financial Planning PEBC women’s pairs competition will be played next Wednesday. Players must report by 8.45am. Inquiries: Nina (041) 368-9839 or 083-409-5603.

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THE Walmer BC programme for the week is: Today, 9.15am: mixed bowls, visitors welcome; Thursday, 1.45pm: Chocoholic mixed competition, visitors welcome; Friday, 4pm: twilight bowls; Saturday, 10am and 1.45pm, and Sunday, 9.15am: men’s and women’s tabs in; Tuesday, 1.45pm: women’s and men’s tabs in.

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THE winners of the Barclays Whisky Inggs Cup last weekend were Mill Park, with PEBC coming second.

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THE PEBC programme is:

Today, morning: tabs-in bowls.

Tomorrow, morning: drawn pairs mixed bowls.

Friday, morning: Bob Mott’s Friday morning men’s pairs.

Saturday, afternoon: mixed tabs-in bowls.

Sunday, morning: Arranged men’s (Peter Scheepers) and mixed (Steve Fullard) bowls; fines master: Noel McFarland.

Tuesday, afternoon: mixed tabs-in bowls.

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THE draw for the Walmer Country Club Barclay’s pairs on May 17 is: Rogers v Botes, Parker v Douglas, Knoetze v James , Rousseau v Tunstead, Henebury v Till, Weise v Plant, Newton v Gray, Freer v Kelly, McNight v Erni and Zeelie v Ahrens. Inquiries: Mike Freer (082-374-8896).

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THERE is Wednesday morning mixed bowls at Park Drive, tabs in 9am. Visitors welcome. Other playing sessions are: Tuesday 1.30pm, Saturday 1.30pm, Sunday 9.15am, and public holidays 9am. Visitors, prospective members and new bowlers welcome.

There is a practice game between Park Drive and Redhouse league players on Saturday at 1.30pm. Park Drive players must check the notice boards for details.

The Park Drive committee and members extend their sincere condolences to the family of Doreen Thomas, who died suddenly on Thursday.

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