From the bowling greens

Winning the KBA singles titles for 2017 are (from left) Ferro van Greunen (men), Pam Cole-Cook (women), Jane Massam (senior women) and Claude Ching (senior men).


Top bowlers display their skills

THE open and senior, men’s and women’s singles showed off the players’ skills with great bowls being played over the three days.

It was lovely to see the young couple from Umkomaas playing in the finals and new names and clubs appearing in the honours.


Open men’s winner was Southbroom’s Ferro van Greunen, who played really well to beat Port Shepstone’s Eddie Fann. In joint third place were Gary Hess from The Village and Simon Schaaij from Umkomaas.

Senior men’s winner was The Bell’s Claude Ching, who had the edge on the runner-up Dave Barber from Riverside.

In joint third were The Bell’s Steve O’Moore and MCC’s Martiens Olivier.

On the women’s side, the open section was won, for the fifth year in succession, by Margate BC’s Pam Cole-Cook, who beat AMBC’s Hilary Holmes.

In joint third place were Sharolyn Dacey from The Bell and Mandy Schaaij from Umkomaas.

KBA men’s trips winners are Port Shepstone Country Club’s (from left) Howard Frizelle, Roy Anderson and Mark Smith.

Senior singles was won by Southport’s Jane Massam from Hibberdene’s Gail van Nikkelen-Kuyper, with Margate BC’s Ellen Cawker and Port Shepstone’s Pat Maggs in joint third.

The long-awaited men’s trips final was eventually played at Riverside with Port Shepstone’s Roy Anderson, Howard Frizelle and Mark Smith the winners over Southport’s Mark Bischoff, John Hové and Nellis Hattingh.


THE SuperSpar Port Edward 2-bowl mixed trips played last Wednesday was won by Rob Lyle, Roger Humphry and Phillipa Rowney.

Runners-up were Helen Cock, Andreas van der Linde and Amy Körner.

Second session went to Rod and Mary Phelps with Peter Bennett and the 50/50 board to Phil Longden.

The Kinsey Trophy will be played at Munster on July 25, while the Golden Moon Spur and Peter Bennett mixed 2-4-2 will take place at Banners Rest on July 26.


ARTHUR and Miriam Seager with Judy Aiston won the Hibberdene Pharmacy mixed trips last Friday.

Second went to the Van den Berg family, namely Riaan, Desiré and Ryno.

Session prize was won by Fay Patterson, Hennie van Jaarsveld and Lorraine van Heerden.

Next competition is Suzuki South Coast mixed trips this Friday (21st).


WELL done to Pam Cole-Cook who won the KBA women’s singles title and to Ellen Cawker who won bronze.

Mugg & Bean women’s 2-bowl trips this Friday (21st) at 9am. Mugg & Bean open 2-4-2 pairs on July 28 at 2pm.

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Social bowls every Sunday from 9am. Duties: Office – Lance Marshall; tea – Merle Davies and Treasure Phillpott.


A VISITOR from Zastron in the Free State, Tiens Zietsman (skip), and his team comprising Jo Olivier and Norman Bridger, won the Shelly Beach SuperSpar open trips.

Runners-up were Anjie Gold, Johan Gerber and Peta Egerton.

Third place went to Peter Griffiths, Ralph Burls and Johan Cooper and fourth to Clive Edmundson, Sandi Johnston and Hans van der Walt.

This Friday will be the club’s Engel & Volkers men’s fours league.


MARINERS Restaurant open trips winners were Hedley Meek, Val Smith and Tricia Tait. Runners-up were Mike Gower, Jeannette Offer and Derek Wick.

Second session went to Piet Heunis, Rina Fourie and Anthony Card. Board to Tienie Prinsloo.

Cow Shed/Tops men’s pairs winners were Tommie Dry and Rory Lawson from Aubrey Hood and Steve Rennie. Second session to Piet Heunis and Rob Lyle. Board to Leigh Warner.

Tabs in every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 1.30 for 2pm. For training, contact Louise Dry at 039 3192253.


THE Indulgence mixed trips was won by Leigh Warner, Aubrey Hood and Leoni Booth.

Frank Foley and Francien van der Merwe took second place and John Keppler, Andreas van der Linde and Mary Warner were in third place.

Val Smith is the 2017 women’s handicap singles winner, with Marianne van Buuren the runner-up.

No tabs this Saturday due to the annual Allers Weekend. Best of luck to the men as they take on the visiting Toti bowlers.


DAVE Barber is congratulated on securing the silver medal in the KBA men’s singles championships.


Food Lover’s mixed 2-4-2 on Friday, July 28 at 8.30am. Tabs in on Thursdays, either 1.30 for 1.45pm or 3.15 for 3.30pm.


PEET and Susan van Rooyen won the South Coast Herald mixed 2-4-2 last Thursday.

Runners-up were Artur Lopes and Tammy Gibbons, while Trevor Main and Susan Delpech won the session prize.

The Dr Darryl D’Arcy sponsored men’s trips will be played today (Thursday 20th).

Sunday’s cricket resulted in a narrow victory for the home side, but the delicious spread tended to soften the bitter defeat. There will be a return match.

The AGM is now done and Fanie Strydom will be at the helm for another year.


JAXX/Venture Inn Bottle Store sponsored open trips was won by Bez Bezuidenhout, Danie Human and Bruce Hoyer.

Runners-up were Geoff and Tina Barbour with Margie Randall. Session prize went to Jenny Rawlins, Tony Aveyard and Caroline Harris.

Next sponsored competition will be the Orca mixed trips on July 28. Tabs in bowls every Wednesday and Saturday afternoons and Sunday mornings.


WINNERS of the Hibiscus Insurance Brokers mixed trips, after only 12 ends due to the rain, were Mike Prinsloo, Clive Edmundson and Dina van der Walt.

Runners-up were Denzil Massyn, Gary Hess and Dawn Oehley, followed by Dereck Schorn, Mike Ryan and Marie Momple. Gary Hess won the 50/50.

Hyundai drawn mixed trips was won by John Sutton, Dawn Oehley and Trevor Smith, followed by Denzil Massyn and Aubrey Watson (pairs only).

Next competition is Hopdens Kwikspar mixed 2-4-2 next Tuesday (25th). Please put your names on the list now for those wishing to go to Umdoni on August 16.


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