A State Title for Frankston and the peninsula


THE Champion of the State Pennant (Mid Week) was held at the Moama Bowling Club, played from Tuesday 7th to Thursday 9th May. The last round of sectional play wrapped up, with five wins to City of Frankston (Peninsula Casey) who got up over Yarrawonga MGCR (Ovens & Murray) 39-24, The other teams beaten were Shepparton Golf, Korong Vale, Warrnambool City Memorial, Bunninyong and Yarrawonga MGCR. In this part of the competition John Curtain was the top skipper in section A. His team won every game with an 89 – 38 score line.

The final, was a contest between the City of Frankston and Altona who had won their division. Frankston had a convincing win 53-33 against Altona who had State and Australian representatives in their side. The Frankston side was lead by John Curtain who was ably supported by skips Neville Bradlley and Alan Ash. The three day event was played in quite cold conditions. The players were overjoyed with their win, as this is the first win for Peninsula Casey in this competition.

First published in the Frankston Times – 20 May 2019

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