Close call as Jumbo’s men claim Youth Day bowls honours

WENTWORTH Bowling Club’s Bluff Meat men’s bowls played on Friday, 16 June proved to be a close call when Jumbo Nel, Terry Micholson and Johan Nel won by a count out against Graham Bransby, Robin de Gouveia and John Minnaar.

Chris Pozyn, Herby Roux and Claude Newman were awarded the sportsman’s prize.

Alex Kinnear chose the lucky number on the raffle sheet to win a generous pork roast. Two 60/40 boards were drawn with winners were Dave Carroll and Robin de Gouviea. Brian Smith and Claude Newman pocketed the second prizes.

Bowls this week includes the development bowls which will be played on Wednesday afternoon at 3pm, the Bluff Meat men’s bowls at 9am on Friday and on Sunday the competitors in the monthly Grand Rapid Spur Big Jim pairs will take to the greens to do battle for supremacy.

A new tabs in initiative has been started by men’s competition secretary, Thys Moolman. These games start at 2pm on Sundays. The dress code is club colours. All bowlers are welcome.

Condolences are extended to Ellen Loots and her family following the sudden death of Ellen’s mom, Shirley. Sending prayers and love to all.

The women’s novice singles will be played on Saturday morning at 9am. The club’s prize giving will be held on Sunday, 25 June at 3pm. This will be after the Grand Rapid Spur Big Jim. All members are urged to attend to support those receiving awards.

The Game Changer’s kitchen have daily specials and regular pub meals on offer to members and visitors. Daily specials may be ordered for take away. Contact Marike on 071-594-1225 for details.


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