Team Cummins won match of the day scoring 20 shots on last six ends.
Saturday, January 11 at Bowral Bowling Club, Kel Limbrick, Barry Werfel and John Cummins defeated Keith Edwards, Paul Rubie and Brian Payne 24-19 in the match of the day.
What a extraordinary match after eleven ends team Payne had a comfortable 11-4 lead and after 15 ends cruising to victory having a 18-4 lead.
What happened next was unbelievable skipper Cummins rallied his troops by saying we can do better than this and his team certainly took up the challenge.
Just look at the last six ends played.
On the 16th end team Cummins scored two shots then on the 17th end the unthinkable they score eight shots on the 18th end score one shot then to cap it all on the 19th end they score three shots to have the match all tied up at 18-18.
Team Payne on the 20th broke the sequence by scoring one shot to lead 19-18 with one end to play.
What happened next, skipper Cummins blew the bugle again to his troops and did they respond scoring six shots on the last end to come away with a five shot win.
Skipper Payne and his troops completely shell shocked how victory got away from them .
At least both teams returned to the club house to have a well earned drink and discuss one of the most come back victories in recent years.
- Richard Denman, Don Coleman defeated Neville Tanner, Bob Edwards 22-16.
- Ted McPhee, Gordon Lewis defeated Tony Oakes, Owen Williams 32-11.
- Harold Wall, Bill Meredith defeated Kevin Jones, Brian Porter 16-12.
- Robin Staples, Peter Morales defeated G. Guido, Rick Reynolds 39-10.
Vale William Marsh Addie.
Club members are mourning the loss of Bill Addie a long time club member.
Condolences extended to Margaret, Sue, Ian, and family members. Bill passed away on December 19, 2019 after a long illness.
Bill and Margaret joined the club in 1997 and both got into the game of bowls as players and administrators.
As we all know, Bill was also a top soccer referee in Sydney and he had a passion for one and only team, Manchester United
Bill was a top lawn bowler and featured in winning Bowral pennant sides, until he had to stop playing the game he loved.
Bill took on various management roles at the Bowral Bowling Club and served many years as director of the limited company. He was also president of the Men's Bowling Club along with being team manager of many pennant sides.
Bill was always know as a straight shooter. He never minced his words and made people sit up and take notice of his words of wisdom.
In a few words to sum up Bill Addie's life: A sportsman, a man with integrity, a family man, a person who was very loyal.
Rest In Peace Bill.