Bowls finals begin today

THE North Gippsland midweek bowls semi-finals will be played today.

The section one semi-finals will be played at Stratford.

Heyfield will play Maffra in the second semi-final at Stratford.

The winner will progress to the grand final, with the loser playing in the preliminary final next week.

Sale and West Sale will meet in the first semi-final, with the loser eliminated from the finals.

The section two matches will be played at Yarram, with Yarram Green and Yarram Gold meeting in the second semi-final, and Heyfield and West Sale clashing in the first semi.

Last week’s matches were cancelled because of inclement weather.

THE North Gippsland Saturday bowls finals will begin this weekend.

The section one semi-finals will be played at Wurruk, with Sale White and Heyfield meeting in the second semi-final, and Stratford and Yarram will meet in the knock-out first semi.

There were no changes to the top four following last weekend’s final round.

In the section two semi-finals at Heyfield, Sale White and Stratford will play in the second semi-final, West Sale and Rosedale will play in the first semi-final.

Heyfield’s loss to West Sale cost it a finals berth, slipping to fifth position on the ladder.

Rosedale fell from second to four after its loss to Sale Blue.

In section three at Rosedale, Sale White and Stratford will play off in the second semi, Maffra Red and West Sale will play the first.

Results:

Section one: Maffra 14-63 d Yarram 0-56, Stratford 14-85 d West Sale 0-57, Heyfield 12-63 d Sale Blue 2-54, Sale White bye.

Section two: Sale Blue 12-71 d Rosedale 2-58, West Sale 12-80 d Heyfield 2-66, Sale White 12-88 d Maffra 2-49, Stratford 11-84 d Yarram 3-58.

Section three: West Sale 9-60 d Rosedale 0-32, Sale White 7-43 d Maffra 2-41, Sale Blue 7-2 d Yarram 2-40, Stratford 7-49 d Maffra Black 2-43.