MIDWEEK PENNANT Tuesday 11 February 2020


Trafalgar went to Drouin and the ladder leaders lost their second game in a row as Traralgon ensured they stayed away from the bottom of the ladder with a 14 – 20 to 2-45 victory.  Heather Talor and her rink of Helen Robertson, Darryl Horner and Ian Miles won 20 – 8 over the strong Drouin rink of Maureen Leighton.  Sue Robinson had a narrow 20 – 17 win over Sheryl Atkinson whilst Pat Tatterson lost 10 – 20 to Jan Aubrey.

Newborough went to Warragul hoping a win would gain them a position in the four.  After a close match Warragul held on to win by six shots with all rinks up – nail biting stuff as Newborough was so close to gaining a win and a place in the four.  Pat Hammond defeated Jon Goldie by one shot 21 – 20, Elsie Hefford defeated Fran Clark by a similar amount 24 – 23 whilst Janette Gallasch was the big winner by four shots over JaAnne Michaels 22 – 18.  Warragul won 16 – 67 to 0 – 61.

In another close match Morwell Club visited cross town rivals Morwell and came away with a three shot victory 14 – 60 to 2 – 57.  Beryl Noblett defeated Hilarie Anstey 21 – 19 and Jan karleusa defeated Glenda Thompson 24 – 22 whilst Tess Borg went down 15 – 16 to Robyn Fox in a low scoring match.

Traralgon visited their near neighbours Traralgon RSL and came away with a good win 15 – 70 to 1 – 52 with Kay Garry having an eight shot victory over Margaret Gibbins 23 – 15, Pat Trewin won 25 – 15 over Joyce Tudor and Dettie Wylie and Kathy Smiles played out a 22 all draw.

Other Divisions

In Division 2 ladder leaders Newborough (2) came unstuck at home against Morwell Club (2) who won 76 – 42 and moved in to second place on the ladder and a rematch next week in the semi final.  Neerim District despite winning two rinks against Warragul (2) lost 12 – 66 to 4 – 60 and miss out on making the four and a tilt at returning to Division 1  Traralgon RSL remains in Division 1 next year as a Club can only have one team in Division 1.

In Division 3 Morwell (2) hung on to defeat Warragul (3) by one shot 14 – 55 to 4 – 54 and hung on to second place and a rematch with Morwell in the finals as a confident Garfield lost to bottom team Moe 4 – 53 to 12 – 55. Traralgon RSL had a big 14 – 63 to 2 – 52 win over Traralgon (3) to edge Drouin (2) out of the finals as Drouin (3) had the bye and received no points.

In Division 4 Droiun (3) retained top spot with a big win over Yallourn North.  Yarragon slipped into second place following their win over Trafalgar (2) Traralgon (4) fell to third following their show loss to Drouin (4) and a finals match with Traralgon (5) who lost to lowly Yinnar.



Next Week

In Division 1 finals form team Traralgon takes on ladder leader Drouin with 3rd place Warragul playing Morwell.  In Division 2 there is the Newborough (2) and Morwell Club (2) rematch and Traralgon (2) v Warragul (2).  In Division 3 Morwell (2) and Warragul (3) repeat last weeks match and Garfield plays Traralgon RSL (2). In Division 4 Drouin (3) plays Yarragon and Traralgon (4) and Traralgon (5) will have an interesting match.


Michael Holroyd

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