Major single championships

The first two rounds of the 2017 major singles were played on Saturday in perfect weather conditions. 

Round 1 results were Des Grimson defeated Nev Thurtell 31-13 and Bill Luxford defeated Club President John Crowe 31-20. 

Mick Tuckerman defeated Brett Stanford 31-21. 

In the match of the round, over 37 ends, John Dymock defeated Peter Watts 31-30. 

John gave Peter a 10-1 start and never lead until the 37th end with the scores 30-all. 

John trailed the jack on the 37th end to score one shot to make the final score 31-30.

The second round was played in the afternoon, and results were Des Grimson defeated Mick Tuckerman 32-11 and Glen Klose was too strong for Ned Kelly 31-12. 

Gerard Dunn and John Snelling battled over 35 ends with Gerard victorious 31-26. 

John Dymock playing Bill Luxford and from the 21st end, the lead changed five times until the 35th end, Bill scored two to lead 30-27. 

The pressure told and John scored four on the 36th to come from three behind to win 31-30. 

The final four are Des Grimson, Glen Klose on one side of the draw with Gerard Dunn and John Dymock on the other. 

Last Thursday’s social bowls was a win for Ned Kelly on 27 points, Garry Dwyer 22 and John Snelling and Shane Mckellar on 21. 

Social bowls on Thursday as usual.