Grand final berth for Sale

SALE advanced to the North Gippsland Bowls Division midweek section one grand final.

The semi-finals in both sections were played at Wurruk on Tuesday.

In section one, Sale defeated Maffra 66 shots to 61 in a thrilling second semi-final, while Heyfield ended Stratford’s season with a 78-66 victory in the first semi-final.

Maffra and Heyfield will return to Wurruk this Tuesday to play in the preliminary final.

In section two, an extra end was required in the second semi-final after Yarram and Sale White were level at 44-44 after 25 ends. Yarram gained the edge in the extra end, winning 49-44 to progress to the grand final.

Sale White will play in the preliminary final, also at Wurruk, against Heyfield, which defeated Maffra 42-41 in a close first semi-final.