Jenny Ricketts pipped at the post

Jenny Ricketts showing her winning style at a recent match in Harden.

Jenny Ricketts showing her winning style at a recent match in Harden.

Jenny Ricketts put up an outstanding effort at the South West District Singles Final played in Young, against Elsie Hines from the Young Bowling Club last Thursday. Jenny went down by just one point to make the final score  25 to 24.ot to win, 

Jenny had made her way to the final defeating Lisa Nicholls from Stockinbingal (25 to 4); Kate Cooper from Young (25 to 11) and Marge Parker from Young (25 to 21)

The Final was a great game between two very good bowlers and there was very little in it right throughout the match. With Jenny only needing one shot to win, it looked as though she would get away with the match. But Elsie, trailing by a couple of shots, fought back strongly to get up on the line and win by one shot.

It was a great match, by two very good bowlers at their best; it was just a shame someone had to lose.:

This week

On Sunday, the bowlers are holding a Mixed Pairs afternoon, starting at 1 pm. Names are to be in by 12.30 pm. The afternoon is to raise funds to send our Ladies Pennant Teams to Terrigal in August, to aid with the cost of transport and accommodation. 

Entry for the afternoon will be $10 and there will be prizes and nibbles after the games. All bowlers are asked to support the afternoon and anyone who is not a bowler, but would like to have a roll will be welcome.

Number 4 Pennant Team

The Number 4 Pennant Team travelled to Temora on Sunday to play against Holbrook in the Zone 8 Pennant playoff. Unfortunately for Harden, they found Holbrook a little too good on the day and results were as follows:

Tom Apps, Craig Phillis, Kyle Murray and Reuben Rycroft lost to Chris Heather, Peter Wornes, Phil Swan and Ray Hamilton with a score of 20 to 24.

Terry Ricketts, Tony Fisher, Chris Hocking and Doug Hawkins lost to Duane Crow, Tom Papworth, Rob Unsworthy and Ian Mieklejohn with a score of 7 to 29.

Rod James, David Bodell, John Peterson and Shane McKellar defeated John Humphries, Gavin Jones, Trevor Lidell and Peter Stead with a score of 23 to 12.

Aggregate: Harden 50; Holbrook 65.

Holbrook went on to play Tumut in the Final.

Club Championship

Club Championship matches listed for this weekend are:


John Peterson and Doug Hawkins versus Warren Chesworth and Peter Burns.

Sunday Morning:

Craig Phillis and Chris Hocking verses Alan Tobin and Danny Vincent

Rod James and David Bodell versus Shane McKellar and Reuben Rycroft