Werribee’s big win


It was a dominant display by Werribee in the Bowls Victoria weekend pennant, division 2, section 1 competition on Saturday.

Coming off their first loss of the season the previous week, the Bees bounced back in a big away against Buckley Park.

All four Bees rinks had convincing wins as they claimed the full 18 points in the 103 (18)-39 (0) win.

Mick O’Neil’s rink was the biggest winner on the day, winning 36 shots to seven, while Brendan Barker’s rink won 27-7.

Nick Alderson’s rink had a 22-14 win, while Robert Panton’s rink rounded out the clean sweep with an 18-11 win.

After four rounds, the Bees sit in second spot, 10 points behind Bacchus Marsh which is the only undefeated team.

Werribee faces Melton 2 this Saturday.

In division 3, section 1, Truganina-based Palm Lake got the win against Hoppers in a local Wyndham match up.

It was a mixed bag across the board for both teams, with Palm Lake winning 84 (15)-77 (3).

Desmond Tudor’s rink was the big winner for Palm Lake, winning 33-13 against Michael Maher’s team.

David Gibson was the other winner for Palm Lake, winning 24-17. Neil Nicholas and Keren Blake shared the points after finishing 20-shots each.

Geoffrey Truman was the winning skip for Hoppers, with his rink winning 27-7.

Palm Lake sits in sixth spot with two wins, while Hoppers is yet to get on the board.

Werribee 2 suffered its first loss of the season, losing 85 (18)-67 (0) to Altona 3.

In division 4, section 1, Point Cook had no troubles against Yarraville Footscray, winning 91 (18)-63 (0).

Bruce Mummery’s rink was the big winner for Point Cook, taking the points, 25-13.

Point Cook sits atop the ladder, the only undefeated team after four rounds, with Werribee 3 sitting in third.

Tara Murray