Drouin downs Newborough in thriller


MIDWEEK Pennant was played in pleasant warm conditions and the closest top-flight game was at Newborough where Drouin with only one rink up defeated the home team to reverse the result at Drouin earlier in the season.
Sheryl Atkinson and her rink of Ron Westrup, Elaine Thorpe and Mark Atkinson stared with a 25-9 win over Jo-Anne Michaels and her rink of John Arnold, Mary Whelan and Nosha Michaels Joan Goldie and her team of Robert Goldie, Jeff Wetzel and Julie Jackson won 23-14 over Denise Hamilton and her rink of Graeme Aubrey, Jan Aubrey and Denis Throup. Debbie Kennedy and her rink of Josh Kennedy, Barry Daley and Fran Clark won 19-14 against Maureen Leighton and her rink of Ruth Waring, John Leighton and Les Firth leaving Drouin the winners by two shots.
Drouin 12-53 defeated Newborough 4-51.
WARRAGUL had a good win on grass at Traralgon RSL.
Kerrie Currie was the big winner for Warragul with her rink of Alison Matthews, John Vickerman and Graeme Davis defeating Shirley McKenzie and her rink of John Farquhar, Julie Sutcliffe and Joe Ward.
Janette Gallasch and her rink of Matt and Gabrielle Draisma together with Peter Gallasch won 23-18 over Margaret Gibbins and her rink of Adriana Eaton, Max Gibbins and Jeff Blythman.
The lone winning RSL rink was Elaine Muir and her rink of Titch Hore, Margaret Morley and Max Aumann, who won 26-17 over Linda McCoy and her rink of Margaret Keefe, Bob Currie and Andrew Glover leaving Warragul the winners by six shots in a repeat of their early season victory.
Warragul 14-65 defeated Traralgon RSL 2-59.
GLENDA Thompson and her Morwell rink of Kevin Pigdon, Letti Mizzi and Wayne Bishop had a 31-9 win over Mary Holdsworth and her team of Carol Saunders, Graham Hill and Ken Capper to lay the foundation for a Morwell win.
Trafalgar won the other two rinks as Sue Robinson and her team of Barbara Evans, Tim Anderson and Paul Dawson winning 21-20 over Shirley Skinner and her rink of Ross Harford, Judy Tumney and John Osborne. Heather Taylor and her rink of Pat Tatterson, Ian Miles and Tim Fraser won 25-15 over Rita Reddiex and her team of Bill Tumney, Kerry Wright and Russell Williams.
Morwell 12-66 defeated Trafalgar 4-55.
TRARALGON visited Morwell Club with Paddy Francis and her rink of Bill Francis, Lyn Moffat and Barry Fernance winning 26-8 over Tess Borg and her rink of Roger Rejmer, Bernie Kirkup and David Patience becoming the third Division 1 team to win with only one rink up.
The home team fought back with Beryl Noblett and her team of Iyoko Yoshimura, Sue Karleusa and Tara Harle winning 22-19 over Kathy Smiles and her rink of Chris Thomas, Rosemary Lorenz and Phil Mustoe. Jan Karleusa and her team of Dashaa Martin, Bernie Marino and Gail Rejmer defeated Pat Trewin and her rink of Elaine Swan, Bill Kirby and Matt Higgins 22-17, leaving Traralgon the winners by 10 shots.
Traralgon 12-62 defeated Morwell Club 4-52.
DROUIN (2) welcomed Newborough (2) and the visitors started well with Adrienne Birchall and her rink of Ruth Verhagen, Chris Cunninghamand Graham Cocks defeating Lyn Jeffrey 26-21.
Carmel Goss defeated Mary Andrews 18-17 and the lone winner for the visitors was Margaret Owens who defeated Heather Mooney 18-15 leaving Newborough (2) the winners by three shots.
Newborough (2) 14-59 defeated Drouin (2) 2-56.
TRARALGON (2) hosted Morwell Club (2) and the home team managed a two shot victory in a low scoring game. May Cross defeated Cheryl Reynolds 17-16 and Lyn Bloomfield defeated
Leanne Broadbent 16-12 while for the visitors Betty Burridge and her team of Duncan Hanlon, Janine McCowan and Brett Harle defeated Dettie Wylie 23-20 leaving Traralgon (2) the winners by two shots.
Traralgon (2) 14-53 defeated Morwell Club (2) 2-51.
NEERIM District defeated Warragul with Pat Fraser-Aurisch defeating Gladys Atkinson 20-17 and Karren Sheers having the same 20-17 score to defeat Glynis Mitchell.
Cookie Halligan and Chris Wilkins drew 19-19 leaving Neerim District the winners by six shots in a repeat margin of their early season match.
Neerim District 15-59 defeated Warragul (2) 1-53.
MOE welcomed Morwell (2) and had an all rinks up victory. Chris O’Reilly and her rink of Charles McArthur, Olive Lang and John Woods won 28-7 over Jan Whelan. Val Griffiths defeated Shirley Kolcze 19-18 and Lorraine Horton and her rink of Robyn Dodd, Shirley Ainsworth and Sue Allford defeated Palma McNeill 25-12.
Moe 16-72 defeated Morwell (2) 0-37.
NEWBOROUGH (3) welcomed Drouin (3) and with only one rink up Joy Cadby and her rink of Helen Grubb, Ken Bechaz and Phil Marston defeated Dini Hone 30-15. Gwen Price defeated Marcia Evans 17-16 and Maria Wans defeated Ann-Mary Ryan leaving Newborough (3) winning by seven shots.
Newborough (3) 12-60 defeated Drouin (3)4-53
YINNAR again proved too strong for Morwell (3) with Jenny Harris and her rink of John O’Neill, Russ Peters and Jenny Jones defeating Jan Moody 31-7. Meredith Kennon defeated Jenny Duncan 29-15. To complete the clean sweep Hilarie Anstey had a 21-20 win over Sharlene Draeger.
Yinnar 16-81 defeated Morwell (3) 0-49.
HELEN Robertson and her rink of Rena Spark, Tony Dawson and Carolyn Fox defeated Muriel
Johnson 26-18 to give Trafalgar (2) a two shot victory. For Traralgon (3), Maureen Rooney defeated Margaret Moss 24-18 while Lyn Sephton and Stephanie Davidson managed a 20-20 draw leaving Trafalgar (2) the winners.
Trafalgar (2) 13-64 defeated Traralgon (3) 3-62.
GARFIELD welcomed Warragul (3) with Sue Stansfield and her rink of Wes Goodman, Gillian Harper and Barry Johnson winning 27-13 over Pam Vickerman and Lex Taylor defeating Thelma Young 19-14 over Thelma Young. For the visitors, Franciska Axford defeated Maureen Lamport 19-17.
Garfield 14-63 defeated Warrragul (3) 2-46.
TRAFALGAR (3) 8-62 defeated Drouin (4) 2-25 with Debra Beary and her rink of Col Carmichael, Karen Johnson and Ed Davies won 40-6 and for Drouin (4) Ethel Van Maanan won 19-16.
Traralgon (4) 9-39 defeated Moe (2) 1-38 with Shirley Richardson winning 18-17 and Margaret Wilson and Jane Cantwell drawing 21-21 leaving Traralgon (4) one shot up.
Traralgon RSL (2) 10-46 defeated Yallourn North 0-32 with the winning skips Joan Lee 25-20 and Pat Warfe 21-12.
Morwell Club (3) 8-45 defeated Yinnar (2) 2-29 with Sandy Sinnott and her team of Harry Wright, Barbara Lewis and Ian Stevenson won 30-10 and for Yinnar Leanne Emond won 19-15.
Newborough (4) 10-48 defeated Yarragon 0-28 with winning skippers Joan Lee 28-13 and Betty Williams 20-15
Revenge proves a dish best served later than never
REVENGE was the order of the day with only two matches in the top five divisions being repeat winners from the first round of matches earlier in the season.
Traralgon had a big win over Morwell Club with Matt Ferrari and his rink of Kirsty Van Den Hoff, Kevin Enguell and Ian Kirkup winning 33-16 over Rod Smith and his rink of Vaughan Reimers, Michael Skinner and Neil Whitelaw.
Vin McIlwain and his team of Shane Chapman, Abe Roeder and Chris Ward won 27-17 over Nobby Noblett and his rink of Zac Arnold, Alan Campbell and David Stevens.
Phil Mustoe and his rink of Chris Thomas, Ian Hilsley and Maurice Sutcliffe won 24-23 over Glenn Trembath and his rink of David Patience, David Broadbent and Wayne Arnold.
James Scullin and his rink of Ron Sherlock, Pat Trewin and Damien Barnes drew with Brett Harle and his rink of Duncan Hanlon, Roger Rejmer and Tara Harle
Traralgon 17-110 defeated Morwell Club 1-82.
TRARALGON RSL with only one rink up had a narrow win at home over Drouin.
Ross Sizeland and his rink of George Cargill, Ross McKenzie and Terry Hunter defeated Toby Wallace and his rink of Denise Hamilton, David Tayles and Arthur Moore 32-17.
Samantha Atkinson and her rink of Steve Barr, Jan Aubrey and Mick Fleming had a 29-21 win over Alan Kanavan and his rink of Dale Wilson, Kevin Durwood and Max Aumann 29-21, Sheryl Atkinson and her rink of Graham Aubrey, Maureen Leighton and Les Firth had a 21-19 win over Morice Gardiner and his rink of Chris Mackintosh, Peter Barnes and Dave Morley.
Mark Atkinson and his team of David McIlfatrick, Dale Hendrick and John Leighton had a 22-20 win over Beau Williamson and his rink of Titch Hore, Chris Brown and Rick Lukey leaving Traralgon RSL with a much-needed win.
Traralgon RSL 12-92 defeated Drouin 6-89.
NEWBOROUGH welcomed Warragul and Alan Grubb and his rink of Bob Goldie, Rod Lewis and Ryan Marston won 38-17 over Matt Schreyer and his team of David Alderman, Brian Kennedy and Noel Rubenstein.
Tommy Lodge and his team of Barry Daley, John Backman and Scott Jones won 34-11 over Janette Gallasch and her rink of Des Stephens, Terry Sullivan and Clive Padgham.
Nosha Michaels and his team of Jo-Anne Michaels, Neale Houston and George Lambos won 27-21 over David Smith and his rink of John Vickerman, Matt Draisma and Jim Power.
The lone Warragul winner was Graeme Davis and his rink of Ken Landman, Ian Belling and Peter Gallasch who defeated Kevin Lovett and his team of Brian Carpenter, Tony Knipping and Craig Thornton 35-24.
Newborough 16-123 defeated Warragul 2-74.
MOE welcomed Trafalgar and managed a much needed win for the home team. Steve Pallot and his rink of Michael Rudy, Ian Caines and Michael Smogavec won 29-18 over Darren Kane and his rink of Mary Holdsworth, Graham Hill and Nathan Fraser. Ted Kuklinsky and his rink of Les Brown, Jan Rudy and Stuart Caines won 22-21 over Ian Miles and his team of Terry Robertson, Chris Bortignon and Steve Lodge.
For Trafalgar, Tim Fraser and his rink of Col Carmichael, Anthony Mitchinson and Ken Capper defeated over Sandy Caines and his rink of Val Griffiths, Paul Read and Bob Rennie 28-22. Peter Jonas and his rink of Jim Lawrence, Peter Rosenboom and Frank Farrugia defeated Jayde Leech and his rink of Lachlan Sim, Michelle Muccillo and Greg King 30-26.
Moe 14-99 defeated Trafalgar 4-97.
DROUIN (2) welcomed Traralgon RSL (2) and showed no mercy winning all four rinks. Phil Jarred and his rink of John Bickerdike, Mary Firth and Neil Bullen defeated Greg McRonald 34-24. Brian Thorpe defeated Jeff Blythman 25-18, Col Jeffreys defeated Max Gibbings 19-17 and Bruce Andrews downed Ron Osler 23-19 to seal the clean sweep.
Drouin (2) 18-101 defeated Traralgon RSL (2) 0-78.
MORWELL welcomed Traralgon (2) and had a good win to get back on the winning list. Nathan Cook and his rink of Bernie Detering, Abbas Mehran and Wayne Bishop won 40-21 over Grahan Cross, Ron Lyfield defeated Dave Currie 26-23 and David Cook defeated Barry Fernance 32-17. The lone winner for Traralgon (2) was Cary Locke defeating Ernie King 21-17.
Morwell 16-115 defeated Traralgon (2) 2-82.
NEERIM District welcomed Thorpdale and had a big win. Peter Throup and his rink of Karren Sheers, Tony Thornton and Pat Fraser-Aurisch had a 29-13 win over Brendan Jennings. Ray Watts defeated Danny Vanzuylen 27-14 and Angus McGillivray had a 32-21 win over Ross Kennedy.
The lone Thorpdale winner was Ben Powell with a 23-22 win over Peter Brookes.
Neerim District 16-110 defeated Thorpdale 2-71.
LONGWARRY completed a string of wins over each side in Division 2 with a strong win over early season conquerors Newborough (2). Ken Towt and his rink of Jason Lieshout, Simon Counsel and Grant Pask had a 40-25 win over Gary Ingley.
Matt Eccles won 25-21 over John Wasiukiewicz. For the visitors, Graham Cocks had a 23-17 win over Ken White and Joan Goldie defeated Adam Proctor 24-21.
Longwarry 14-103 defeated Newborough (2) 4-93.
MOE (2)travelled to Newborough (3) and had their first win of the season with John Woods defeating Jim Cuthbertson 26-22, and Wayne Lock defeating Rod Dixon also by 26-22. For the home team Michael Holroyd defeated Rex Price 27-25 and Robbert Cook drew with Leigh Dodd 26-26 leaving Moe (2) the winners by five shots.
Moe (2 )15-102 defeated Newborough (3) 3-97.
TRARALGON (3) welcomed Morwell (3) and for home team Brendon Smiles and his rink of Elaine Swan, Rosie Lorenz and Bill Munday defeated John Osborne 30-17. Bill Bishop defeated Ken Turner 28-18 while for Morwell, Shashi Bhatti defeated Ron Baker 33-19 and May Cross drew with Bob Skinner 26-26.
Traralgon (3) 15-103 defeated Morwell (2) 3-94.
YINNAR welcomed Boolarra and recorded a good win as Murray De La Haye and his rink of Leanne Emond, Peter Bramley and Russ Peters who defeated Graeme Colbert 32-21, Gavin Osborne downed Bob Allen 22-17 and Tim Roche defeated Darren Napier 28-21. Boolarra’s lone winner was Terry Parker, who defeated Trevor Berryman 30-25.
Yinnar 16-107 defeated Boolarra 2-89.
WARRAGUL (2) inflicted the first defeat of the season on Garfield with Paul Simmons and his rink of Bruce Thompson, Margaret Ratcliffe and Gabrielle Draisma defeating Steve Bassed 39-12 to set the stage for their upset win. Bill Clappers defeated Anthony Young 29-24 while for the visitors Stephen Whyte defeated David Gatewood 29-17 and Nick Henwood defeated Bob Currie 22-18.
Warragul (2) 14-103 defeated Garfield 4-87.
WARRAGUL (3) welcomed Newborough (4) with Keith Wilkins and his rink of Bernie McIntosh, Sharon Bull and Chris Wilkins defeating Alan Luck 34-16, Lester Mason defeated Charlie Cadby 21-16 and Bill Clarke defeated Maurice Ludlow 26-21.
The lone points for the visitors were secured by The lone points for the visitors were secured by Ken Bechaz a 25-24 winner over Roy Hammond.
Warragul (3) 16-105 defeated Newborough (4) 2-78.
DROUIN (3) had a good win at Yallourn North with Mary Andrews and her rink of Bev and Wayne Walsh together with Ethel Van Maanan defeating Rob Matthews 34-14 and Peter Hone defeated Gerry Rosenboom 23-19. For the home team Darren Fry defeated Lloyd Smith 35-20 and George Platschinda defeated Irene Dawson 21-20.
Drouin (3) 14-97 defeated Yallourn North 4-89.
TRARALGON (4) with Stuart Hulse and his rink of Murray Harrison, Barry Roscholler and Gary Bassett winning 41-14 and Col Mayman defeating Ian Auld 25-22 were too good for Morwell (3) who had Bob D’Brass defeating Terry Lawrence 25-20 and Trevor Curtis and his rink of Ray Whittacker, John Betteley and Nick Nikodemski defeating Ian Wills 38-19 as Traralgon (4) hung on to win.
Traralgon (4) 14-105 defeated Morwell (3) 4-99.
TRAFALGAR (2) had a big all rinks up win at Yarragon with Bruce Giles and his rink of Ed Davies, Tony Dalgleish and Pat Tatterson defeating Kevin Arnold 30-15. Tony Dawson defeated Sam Mazza 25-23, Wayne Hurst defeated Jason Roberts 24-18 and Mal Clymo defeated Richard Polmear 28-22.
Trafalgar (2) 18-107 defeated Yarragon 0-78.
MORWELL Club (2) 14-68 defeated Morwell (4) 2-61 with Beryl Noblett defeating Daryl Coleman 27-16 and Lisa Arnold defeated Julie Klein 25-14.
For Morwell (4), Colin Grant defeated Gail Rejmer 31-16 leaving them seven shots short.
Traralgon (5) 12-74 defeated Neerim District (2) 4-62. John Richardson and his rink of Terry Hart, David Mallaghan and Brian May had a resounding 40-14 win over Mal Collins to give Traralgon (5) the win with only one rink up as Russell Meehan won 20-16 and Jim Schroeder won 28-18.
Churchill 14-70 defeated Traralgon RSL (2) 2-53 with Shirley Turner and her rink of Peter Shields, Dianne Thomas and Marion Newton winning 37-12 and Bill Brown winning 19-16.
Moe (3) 14-74 defeated Garfield (2) 2-68 with Chris O’Reilly and her rink of Robyn Dodd, Harry O’Brien and Hilda Woods winning 33-17 along with Ray Jackson winning 24-22.
NEWBOROUGH (5) 8-47 defeated Morwell Club (3) 2-44, Boolarra (2) 8-61 defeated Trafalgar (4) 2-41, Trafalgar (3) 10-53 defeated Thorpdale (2) 0-32, Longwarry (2) 10-16 defeated Traralgon (6) 0-0, Yinnar/Churchill 10-63 defeated Yallourn North (2) 0-38.