Div 3 rinks on a roll

Bowls. Game 11 of the Saturday Pennant saw third take on fourth in Division 3 with the winner still in the race for a top-two finish. Playing at home and with the greens slower after the rain during the week, it took Smithton a little while to adjust. The team fell behind early as Brent …

4 years ago

Strong wins all round

Bowls. Smithton’s Division 3 side has maintained third position on the ladder with a convincing 36-shot victory over Spreyton on Saturday (105-69). Travelling away from home, Smithton managed to bounce back from last week’s narrow four-shot loss to South Burnie, winning three rinks and earning a draw in the fourth. Bruce Oates, Hans Driehuis, Sonny …

4 years ago

Smithton’s packed schedule

Bowls. Double-header action at the weekend saw mixed results from both men’s divisions. On a slow green at Turners Beach on Saturday, Smithton’s Division 3 side recorded a huge win over the locals, achieving an 83-shot victory overall and bringing home the maximum 20 points. Michael Nielson’s rink set the scene with a 28-shot win, …

4 years ago
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Double-header incoming

Bowls. Mixed results at the weekend caused Smithton’s Division 3 men to continue their slide down the ladder to fourth and Division 5 maintain sixth spot. Division 3 ventured over the Sisters Hills to play country cousins Wynyard in a must-win game, however as the day unfolded, they succumbed to Wynyard’s pressure and lost overall …

4 years ago

Top spot vanishes

Bowls. Smithton’s Division 3 men were comprehensively beaten by Penguin in a week where the depth of the club was tested by the unavailability of players. The overall 20-shot loss (86-106, three rinks to one) means the local side is no longer on top of the ladder, dropping to second behind South Burnie but staying …

4 years ago

Men roll on

Bowls. Smithton’s men came away with a clean sweep of wins in Round Five of the NWTBA Pennant, grabbing wins against Ulverstone at the weekend. Both Division 3 and 5 sides travelled to Ulverstone on Saturday, greeted with a howling wind and moments of rain during the course of the afternoon, making playing conditions ordinary. …

4 years ago

Mixed results early

Bowls. Smithton Bowls Club is yielding varied results in the opening weeks of the Men’s and Ladies’ 2014/15 pennant competitions. After kicking off on October 4, the Men’s four Saturday fixtures have seen Smithton’s Division 3 side leading the pack with three wins and one loss; club secretary Sonny Quilliam describing the run as “one …

4 years ago
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