Sunbury lose but remain top two

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Club Sunbury’s grip on a top two spot has loosened following a disappointing loss to Flemington Kensington in the Bowls Victoria weekend pennant division 1, section 1 competition on Saturday.

Sunbury was beaten convincingly on Saturday, losing 110 (18)-44 (0), in its most disappointing performance of the season.

Lee Wesley’s rink lost 23-16, Mark Cowan’s lost 31-11, Paul Cullis’ rink lost 30-10 as did Marc Bullows’ 26-7.

The loss means Sunbury remains second spot on the ladder, but are one win off Brunswick in first and are on equal wins with Flemington Kensington.

Flemington Kensington is now only one point behind Sunbury in the race for a top two spot.

Sunbury this week faces Craigieburn as it attempts to get back on the winners list. Craigieburn sits at the bottom of the ladder..

Club Sunbury’s second side, which plays in division 2, section 1, also suffered a loss. The seconds played Deer Park 2 on Saturday and lost 96 (18)- 54 (0).

The second side has won only twice this season.

In the Ballarat Highlands Bowls Region, Highlands division 1 competition, Kyneton Golf defeated Gisborne, 61 (14)-50 (2).

Anthony Barker was the biggest winning skip for Golf, winning 22-15. Ray Wilkinson’s rink also had a win 29-12, however Adrian Plowman’s rink lost 23-19.

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

Ladder leaders Kyenton had another strong performance on the weekend defeating Diggers Rest 59 (16)-40 (0).

Mark Smoljo’s rink had the biggest win of 27-11, while Neil Jamieson’s won 21-10 and Anthony Mathison’s won narrowly, 21-19.

Romsey defeated Lancefield 77 (16)-38 (0), Kilmore defeated Broadford 72 (14)- 65 (2).

Trentham had a bye.