Another win for Sunbury

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Club Sunbury has hit 2024 in winning form in the Bowls Victoria weekend pennant division 1, section 1 season, knocking off Yarraville Footscray on Saturday.

It was a tight match at the Sunbury with the clubs splitting the rinks, with Sunbury winning on points, 90 (14)-66 (4).

Lee Wesley’s rink was the big winner, winning 38-11, while Mark Cowan’s won 23-19. Kyle Shephard’s rink lost 17-20 as did Marc Bullows’ 16-12.

The win maintains Sunbury’s spot at second on the ladder, now nine points ahead of Flemington Kensington.

Brunswick remains on top with just one loss.

Sunbury this week faces Glenroy as it goes for a third win in a row.

Club Sunbury’s second side, which plays in division 2, section 1, suffered a 83 (18)-63 (0) loss to Keilor.

The second side has won only twice this season.

In the Ballarat Highlands Bowls Region, Highlands division 1 competition, Kyneton Golf defeated Trentham, 85 (14)- 50 (2).

Adrian Plowman was the big winning skip for Golf, winning 36-9. Ray Wilkinson’s rink also had a big win 31-13, however Anthony Barker’s rink lost 28-18.

With the result Kyneton Golf sits in third position, just a point behind Romsey.

Ladder leaders Kyenton had another strong performance on the weekend defeating Lancefield 70 (14)- 53 (2).

Neil Jamieson’s rink had the biggest win of 25-13, while Mark Smoljo’s won 21-14. Yet, Anthony Mathison’s lost narrowly, 26-24.

Kilmore and Romsey had a draw, as Diggers Rest defeated Gisborne, 77 (16)- 48 (0).

Broadford had a bye.