The long awaited Patrons Shield was held last weekend with the Cooma Club as host to the other district teams that make up zone seven, namely South Coast, Central South Coast, Far South Coast along with Monaro District Bowling Associations.
Saturday mornings matches were Monaro District v South Coast which was won by Monaro 4 rinks, 91 shots to 0 rinks 65. Far South Coast 3/94 to Central South Coast 1/74.
Saturday afternoon, Monaro 1/65, Central South Coast 3/82, South Coast 2/82, Far South Coast 2/64.
The final games were played on Sunday morning with Monaro 2/68 and Far South Coast 2/85 and Central South Coast 3/79, South Coast 1/65.
The final wash up was first Far South Coast 7/243, Central South Coast second 7/235, Monaro third 7/224 and fourth South Coast 3/212.
With greens fully occupied on Saturday and Sunday morning there was no social bowls until Sunday afternoon. Renate Winckel and Denis Steinfort were much too good for Keith Goodwin and Helen Peuker in winning their pairs game 25-11 and in a triples game it was a similar story with Colin Peuker, Don Jarvis and Nelson Wallace leading all the way against Ron Wainwright, Terry Croker and Richard Nichols for a 22-10 victory.
On Saturday March 1 the final of the pairs will be played between Neil McGregor/Peter Schroeder v Brian Seears/Paul Schulz.
This will be following on Sunday March 2 with major singles matches, marker's name in brackets. Wayne Lodge v Neil McGregor (Bob Douglas), Tom Reed v Paul Cannell (C. Roberson), S. Seears v Peter Caldwell (Mel Storta), Peter Marsicano v Ron Wainwright (Jack Sajina), Guilio D'Amico v Mario Frezza to be completed and marker to be arranged.
Both Pennants and Monaro Shield will commence on Sunday March 9. Check on the board for your names in a team in either.