Deakin dominates Cleve's bowls awards

Cleve Bowls Club held their closing and presentation night recently.

The pooled tea was followed by the 2018/19 season presentations.

The women's singles championship winner was Lorraine Deakin with Flor Gurreonero the runner up.

The plate winner was Ruth Spriggs.

Lorraine capped off a great year, also winning the Eastern Eyre Peninsula Women's Bowls Association singles.

Other winners in the ladies' competitions included pairs winners Pauline Wheare and Kathie Roberts, who then went onto win the freeman pairs.

Runners-up in the club competition were Lorraine Deakin and Evelyn Kenny and plate winners Glenda Evans and Jacqui Dolling.

Drawn pairs winners were again Lorraine Deakin with Mary Edwards, runners-up were Joan Post and Kathie Roberts.

Sets play was Denise Millard, runner-up Joan Post and the 50up winner was Aileen Elleway from Beth Deakin.

Men's winners were Noel Millard winning his first singles from Dene Noble, plate winner was Brian Dolling.

Brenton 'Butch' Elliot and Dennis Kenny won the championship pairs from Noel Millard and John Schumann.

The mixed pairs saw two newcomers to bowls, Cassie Elson and Paul Peters, win from Jacqui and Brian Dolling, a close game at the end.

50-up handicap was a new competition in the program, with 20 players entering and playing their games over three weeks.

Alan Spriggs was the winner, Kym Wakefield runner-up, Rina Noble was third.

Thank you to sponsors: Cleve Foodland, Gifted, Cleve Pharmacy and Bendigo Bank Cleve Agency.