Walter Gibb and Jim Starkey defeated Merv Johnston and David Chambers 18-17 in the match of the day at Bowral Bowling Club on November 29. There was a problem for Gibb and Starkey when they trailed 12-5 after ten ends. However to stay in the match they had to change their range of shots.
This they did and after 16 ends only trailed 15-14.
In the final end Gibb and Starkey came away with a one shot win.
John Cummin and Bruce Clynes defeated Keith Edwards and Peter Morales 23-16. Bob Kennett, Kevin Worthington and Barry Werfel defeated Colin Collins, Peter Oates and Don Coleman 19-12. Brian Bailey, Graeme Hunt and Paul Leverett defeated Cecil Ruse, Harold Wall and Kevin Jones 27-8. Joe O'Donnell and Robin Staples defeated Dan Ticehurst and Clive Neutze 25-15. Bill Pope, John Lewis and Brian Porter defeated John Cummins, Kel Limbrick and Brian Payne 18-15. Kurt Griebenow, John Fleming and Gordon Lewis defeated Jim Starkey, Jack Davis and Mick Flynn 24-14.