Around the Greens

Thursday Women’s round 14 pennants:

Fine weather across metropolitan Adelaide welcomed bowlers to round 14 of the women’s pennant competitions. With all matches completed there are now 4 regular season games to be played in the lead up to the finals.

At the end of the day the top four clubs on the ladder were:

  1. Tranmere               123 points
  2. Hawthorn              122 points
  3. Port Noarlunga     104 points
  4. Club Holdfast       102 points

PREMIER LEAGUE:

Hope Valley v Happy Valley:

Hope Valley banked 8 points after a 60-53 home win against Happy Valley. The club moved to 7th spot on the ladder having recorded 6 wins for the season.

In the split rink game Raelene Heitmann skipped her rink to a 27-9 defeat of Avis Steer in a match winning result.

For Happy Valley Jenny Davis and her four prevailed 23-15 against Andrea Williams.

Kay Chesney and her rink got up 21-18 against Roslyn Blakeney.

The club now sits in 6th spot on the ladder with 6 wins for the season.

Hawthorn v Brighton:

Hawthorn moved to 2nd spot on the ladder after a 61-51 10 points home win against Brighton. It was the Hawks 10th win for the season.

Wendy Clarke skipped her four to a 25-13 defeat of Teresa Lyons in the day’s most telling result.

In a tight encounter Anne Onto and her rink prevailed 19-18 against Gail Hodshon to also take the points.

For Brighton Dawn Stoddart and her four did best with a 20-17 win against Christine Keller.

The southern side now sits in 8th spot on the ladder having recorded 3 wins and 2 draws over the year.

Prospect/Broadview v Port Noarlunga:

Port Noarlunga sits in 3rd spot on the ladder after prevailing 62-58 at Prospect/Broadview and banking 8 points having won on only one rink of three played. The southern club has recorded 10 wins for the year.

Karlee Moffatt skipped her four to a 33-8 defeat of Jan Nicholls in a match winning performance.

For Prospect Jacqueline Barber and her rink came away with a 26-13 success against Julie Bannister.

Denise Caulfield and her four prevailed 24-16 against Faye Anderson.

Prospect/Broadview ended the day at the foot of the ladder having recorded 2 wins over the season.

Tranmere v Marion:

After a difficult time over the last couple of weeks, Tranmere hit the green running banking 11 points after a 67-41 home win against Marion. It was enough to see the club sitting 1 point clear at the top of the table having recorded 12 wins over the season.

Dianne Ferris skipped her four to a 26-11 defeat of Colleen Barclay in the game’s most telling result.

Mary Feddersen and her rink prevailed 22-11 against Dianne Gigney in another good performance.

After an intriguing contest the rinks of Jackie Gardiner and Kath Crilly settled for a 19-19 draw.

The Hurricanes ended the day in 9th spot on the ladder with 2 wins for the season.

Ascot Park v Club Holdfast:

Ascot Park ended the day in 5th spot on the ladder after a 72-52 10 points home win against Club Holdfast. The Lions have recoded 8 wins and a draw over the year.

Riina Bradbrook and her four prevailed 31-14 against Rachel Krebbekx to continue an excellent run of form

Chris Thulborn skipped her rink to a 23-10 defeat of Mila Grimshaw in another good result.

For Club Holdfast Sandy Wallace and her four took the points after a 28-18 success against Karen Kovaleff.

Holdfast ended the day in 4th spot on the ladder having recorded 9 wins and a draw for the season.

Division One:

The top four sides after round 14 are:

1 West Lakes                         112 points

2 Somerton                           107 points

3 Kensington/Marryatville 101 points

4 Semaphore                           95 points

Morphett Vale v Gawler:

In a split rink game Morphett Vale banked 9 points after a 65-61 home win against Gawler. It was enough to see the southern club move to 5th spot on the ladder having recorded 7 wins for the season.

Gina Gordon and her rink prevailed 26-16 against Teresa Dean in a match winning performance.

In a tight encounter Emu Paulina Lawrie and Gawler’s Dawn Warland and their rinks came away with a 20-20 draw.

For Gawler Kay Moncrieff and her four came away with a 25-19 win against Clare Munro but were unable to affect the overall result.

The northern club ended the day in 7th spot on the ladder with 6 wins over the season.  

West Lakes v Lockleys:

West Lakes sits 5 points clear at the top of the table after an 83-41 12 points home win against Lockleys. It was the Laker’s 10th win for the season.

Jackie Field and her four continued a great run of form prevailing 29-11 against Sue Coultas in the day’s best result.

Robyn Palmer and her rink were just as effective in a 25-8 defeat of Lynette Nixon.

Doris Thomas and her four rounded of the great result with a 29-22 win against Li Song.

Lockleys ended the day in 9th spot on the ladder having recorded 5 wins and a draw over the season.

Somerton v Semaphore:

Somerton banked 10 points after a 66-57 home success against Semaphore. It was enough to see the club sitting in 2nd spot on the ladder after recording 9 wins over the season.

Wendy Rudd skipped her four to a 28-15 defeat of Louise Sumner in the game’s most telling result.

Yvonne Bekeris and her rink prevailed 20-18 against Anne Dunstan in a tight encounter.

For Semaphore Edna Dimond and her four came away with a 24-18 win against Lea Modra.

The club ended the day in 4th spot on the ladder having recorded 7 wins and a draw over the season.

Tranmere v Blackwood:

Tranmere moved to 6th spot on the ladder after banking 10 points from a 66-56 home win against Blackwood. The club has now recorded 7 wins over the season.

Denise Abraham skipped her rink to a 21-8 defeat of Julie Gillman in the game’s best result.

Pam Fullarton and her four prevailed 26-17 against Marilyn Edmonds in another good performance.

For Blackwood Carol Redford and her rink got up 31-19 against Brenda Porter but were unable to affect the overall result.

The club ended the day at the foot of the ladder having recorded 3 wins for the year.

Kensington/Marryatville v Grange:

Despite Losing on two of three rinks played Grange took 8 points after a close 60-59 win at Kensington/Marryatville. The Dolphins ended the day in 8th spot on the ladder with 6 wins for the season.

The success came courtesy of a 31-16 win for Maree McMahon against Robyn Walker in a sensational match winning result.

For Kensington Helen Hutton and her four prevailed 19-13 against Maxine Savage.

Jeanette Hill and her rink got up 24-16 against Ursula Hollis.

The club ended the day in 3rd spot on the ladder having recorded 9 wins over the season.

John Bevin

11th February 2022