The Murphy Panel and Paint Tournament was successfully held last Thursday at the Pukekohe Cosmopolitan Club because of the somewhat inclement weather.
The winners were the Waiuku team of Merle Bunguard, Grahame Anderson and Bette Holmes.
Second was the Pukekohe team of Yvonne Irwin, Val Bowden and Mary Whitelaw.
Third was the Clarks Beach team of Hazel Rutherford, Julie Starnes and Margaret Walkley.
The next tournament will be held on Thursday, March 17.
Karaka Bowling Club
The February Open Tournament was kindly sponsored by New World in Papakura.
The winners were a Waiuku team of P Miller, J Inkster, A Freguson.
Second, Karaka: B Hodge, E Maloney, G Barber.
Third, Te Kauwhata. D Hurndell, M Thompson, P Henderson.
Best Karaka team: J Gleeson, B Cartwright, J Kayes.
Other Club Championships played this month include, Championship Triples. Winners: J Gleeson, E Maloney, J Waters. Joint Runners up: A Marshall, D Currie, B Holland and P Moulden, R Streeter, G Barber. 1 – 5 Year singles. Winner: A Marshall, Runner up: G Barber. Over 60s pairs, Winners: J Gleeson/G Barber, Runners up: D Kirkbride/A Marshall. Colt’s Day. Winner B Croft, runner up R Power. Visitors welcome.
PA TUMAHOE Bowling Club
The fours Championship held on Saturday February 13 was won by a team comprising of Terry Elborough,Ewen McIntyre,John Allingham and Mike Swithenbank.
The Patumahoe Bowling Club ACT tournament held February 16 was won by the Pukekohe team of Trevor Bowden, John Geary, and Alan Spacey with four wins.
Second was Don Kirkbride, Alan Ferguson and Don Cameron with three wins and 26 ends. Third was Chris Walker, Bruce Hudson and Len Corney with 3 wins and 22 ends.