Tight bowls semi-finals

THERE were some tight finishes in the North Gippsland men’s bowls pennant semi-finals on Saturday.

In section one at Stratford, the matches were tight all day with Heyfield hanging on to win by 12 shots over Yarram Gold and Sale White withstanding the strong finish of Maffra to get up by nine.

Sale White will play Heyfield in the final at Sale this Saturday.

SALE White will play Rosedale for the section two pennant.

At Yarram on Saturday, Rosedale won only one of the three rinks but got over the line by one shot over Stratford, while Sale White proved too good for Heyfield.

IN the section three semi-finals at Heyfield, Sale Blue was too strong for Maffra and in the final will meet Sale White, who defeated Rosedale.

Results:

Section one: Sale White 12/67 d Maffra 2/58, Heyfield 13/75 d Yarram Gold 1/63.

Section two: Rosedale 10/71 d Stratford 4/70, Sale White 12/80 d Heyfield 2/44.

Section three: Sale Blue 7/59, d Maffra 2/36, Sale White 9/86 d Rosedale 0/21.