The conditions very tough today - winds were very strong and gusty. We saw some great triples games - well played to everyone.
One match was played today in the Women's Triples Club Championship. Vicki Bartrop's team played Pam Caganoff's team. It looked like a pretty tight match most of the way through, with Vicki's team pulling away at the end for a win. The conditions were tough today so very well played to all.
There are lots of matches scheduled for Thursday. The draw is below.
What a fantastic final today!
Di McBryde and Vicki Bartrop won against Marion Pacey and Judy Squires but it came down to the last end.
Di and Vicki got off to strong start and were leading well early on. Then Marion and Judy started to catch up.
By the last end Di and Vicki had a 4 shot lead. Marion and Judy got 2 on the last end but it wasn't enough - Di and Vicki winning by 2 shots.
We have now completed the semi-finals of the Women's Pairs Championship. On a heavy green, we saw two close games and some excellent bowls. The finals will be played on Thursday 13th.
Di McBryde and Anne Cowlishaw played the Singles Final in beautiful sunshine this morning. Well done to both ladies for getting through to the finals!
Congratulations to Di McBryde who won today and will now represent St Ives in the Champion of Champions event.
In chilly and windy weather today, we watched some excellent bowls in the Women's Singles Semi-Final.
Di McBryde had a very good day, resulting in a win over Vicki Bartrop.
Anne Cowlishaw and Joan McCullagh fought it out end by end. It was 20 all before Anne broke ahead to win.
Everyone played beautiful bowls - well done ladies.
Weather permitting, we will play the finals next Tuesday.
There were some great matches played today in beautiful sunshine. A couple of the matches went right down to the wire. Good bowls ladies.
We had the pleasure of watching a wonderful Women's Singles first round match today. Vicki Bartrop played Shizuko Hashimoto - both ladies are previous singles champions!
Shizuko got off to a strong start and was leading through the mid game. However, Vicki came back and was up for the last few ends. The final result was 25:22 to Vicki.
What great bowls were played by both ladies.
With the resumption of normal bowls this week, it is exciting to be returning to our club competitions. We have some making up to do, having missed several months of bowls. Our competitions have been rescheduled to fit the new district and state timetables.
We will start our Women's Club Singles next week.