Bees keep going


Werribee’s strong form in the Bowls Victoria weekend pennant division 2, section 1 competition continued on Saturday.

Aiming for their fourth win from five matches to start the season, the Bees had little trouble against Melton 2, winning 91 (16)-59 (2) on Satuday.

Robert Smith’s rink had a massive 30-13 win, while Brendan Barker’s rink had a 28-12 win. Mick O’Neil’s rink snuck home 16-15, while Robert Panton’s rink suffered a 19-17 win.

Ricky Bell, Trent Milne and Barker have now all won their first five rinks of the season.

The Bees sit second on the ladder, eight points behind Bacchus Marsh, which is undefeated.

The two teams face each other this Saturday in a top of the table clash.

In division 3, section 2 it was another tough weekend for Hoppers, losing to Altona 3.

Altona had two big rinks wins to come away with the 91 (16)-65 (2) win.

Geoffrey Truman was the winning skip for Hoppers, winning 21-16.

Hoppers is without a win after five rounds.

In other match ups, Werribee 2 won a local Wyndham match up against Palm Lake.

The match was close throughout with Werribee 2 winning, 81 (14)-72 (4).

Colin Thompson and Lyn Milledge were the winning skips for the Bees, while Desmond Tudor and Neil Nicholas won their rinks for Palm Lake.

Werribee sits on top with four wins and a draw, while Palm Lake is in seventh spot with two wins.

In division 4, section 1, Point Cook had a good win against Deer Park 4.

Point Cook claimed the points, 92 (16)-74 (2).

Bruce Mummery, Gary Boddington and Brian Turner were the winners for Point Cook.

Point Cook sits top, undefeated after five rounds.

Werribee 3 defeated Sunshine RSL for its fourth win of the season.

Tara Murray