More NG wins at region finals

THE Gippsland region bowls finals concluded on Sunday at Wurruk, with North Gippsland entries adding three titles to the seven won the previous weekend.

West Sale’s Gail McKenzie joined Sale’s Marg Sceney, Pam Carter and Jan Morton to win the women’s fours, defeating Jo Martin, Margaret Brandhoj, Jenny Dowie and Lena Rosati from Lakes Entrance.

Heyfield pair Rohan Kelly and Brendan Fleming, West Sale’s Wayne Morris and Sale’s Steve Chalmer defeated Paynesville team Ken Perkins, Col Smith, Ivan Thompson and Peter Hardy in the men’s fours.

Sale duo Pam Griffiths and Kris McAlpine won the women’s over 60s pairs, defeating Karen Chenney and Robyn Kellow from Orbost.

Lakes Entrance’s Jo Martin and Brad Lancaster defeated Chalmer and Morton to win the mixed pairs.

The men’s over 60 pairs was won by Bairnsdale’s Greg Flower and Nigel Plunkett over Shane Holmes and Max Page from Heyfield.

Brandhoj won the women’s singles over Sale’s Carter.

Lindenow’s Simon Alleaume, Steve Brill and Anthony Edwards won the men’s triples over Heyfield’s Bryan Reid and Yarram’s Bruce Penney and Rudi Kerkvliet

The Gippsland winners to represent the region at the state finals in May and April.