In midweek pennant, round 10 was cancelled due to the inclement weather. In round nine of weekend pennant, despite a strong performance, Smeaton's division one was unable to hold up against a stronger City Oval side, who took the game by 40 shots winning all four rinks. Geoff Pickering's rink were down by nine shots, Jim Taylor's down by seven shots, David Toose's rink down by nine shots and Robert Mizzeni's down by 15 shots.
In division three, Smeaton played Midlands Golf and had an 11 shot win. The highlight was Winston Pickering, Bill May, Des Dwyer and skip Len Robinson securing an 18 shot win. Rhonda Armstrong's rink of Colin Toose, Miriam Haines and Bill Janetski also won by 16 shots.
The division five team suffered a 28 shot loss to City Oval. Russell Bradshaw's rink of Maxine Rousch, Noel Bomphrey and Robyn Bradshaw won by two shots.
The division eight team, who played Waubra at home, did a little better but went down by 13 shots. Shane Slater's rink was down by three shots and Denis Sanford down by 10 shots.
The Smeaton Bowls Club will hold the ladies' and men's singles club championship finals this Thursday.
In the ladies' Robyn Shaw will play Helen Mizzeni and in the men's Kevin Clohesy will play John Gervasoni.
Midweek premier division: Played Ballarat Memorial (BMS) in Clunes. BMS were able to win two rinks by three and 11. The Clunes rink skippered by John Dellavedova with Eileen Spong, Barry Laws and Annie Shields were able to win their rink by two shots. BMS going on to win outright by 12 shots.
Midweek Division 4: Played Ballarat North in Clunes. The Clunes rink skippered by Danny Spong were able to win, however North went home with the outright victory.
Saturday Division 2 Travelled to Buninyong. Each club were able to win two rinks. Clunes skipper Geoff Annear, with Peter Brough, Barry Laws, Debbie Annear were able to win by 12 shots. The other winning Clunes rink ended the day with all four Clunes players having a "toucha" and three of the Buninyong players doing the same. This rink of Narelle Vorbach, John Dellavedova, Lindsay Tucker and skipper Alan Carnegie were also able to win by 12 shots. At close of play the shot tally was the same and points shared equally.
Saturday Division 6 Played Bungaree. Clunes were able to win three rinks, with Clunes skippers Lee Dixon and Josh Polson up by four and six. The Clunes rink of skipper Laurie Judd with Danny Spong, Satch Niemiec and Bernie Rees won 20 shots to see Clunes win outright by eight shots.
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