Results – Week ending Saturday 12 November
Saturday saw the return to competitive bowls for the 2021/2022 season after a long delay due to Covid restrictions. New and returning players were back on the green and eager to show what they had.
Division 3 finally got to play on the new home green for the first time against Victoria Bowls club. It was a tight friendly tussle all day but, in the end, Ballan was victorious by 30 shots.
Best rink Rick Sloan, Scott McConnell, Chris Love and David O’Hanlon (s).
Division 7 travelled to close neighbour Bungaree Bowls club for what turned out to be a very close finish. Luckily, Ballan was able to hold on and win by 6 shots.
Best rink – Michael Carey, Fia Kunigiskis, Ken Warwick and Johnny Mullane (a) by 11 shots.
New players welcome and if interested, try the game Thursday nights from 4.30pm onwards. Ballan bowling club is situated in Cowie Street at the Ballan Recreation Reserve. Results
Week ending Saturday 20 November
Division 3 travelled to Webbcona Bowls club for their Round 2 clash. It was such a close game all day that the scores were unable to be separated and a tie was a fair result for all.
Best rink – Daryl Scott, Luke Mullane, Dave Myers and Paul Braybrook (S)
Division 7 had their first home game also against Webbcona Bowls club. Ballan got off to a flying start and able to win by 78 shots.
Best rink – Janine Jensen, Brian Dowling, Dave Martyn and Jan Conroy (S).
Mid-Week – Tuesday 16 November
The club was able to field a team in the midweek competition for the first time in over eight years. Due to a number of new players especially lady bowlers, Ballan played a home game in Division 4 against Beaufort Bowls club. A great start to the season with both rinks winning. The Jan Conroy rink won by 7 shots and the Brian Dowling rink won by 5 shots.
New bowlers welcome.