WARRNAMBOOL Gold has entered the Western District Bowls Division (WDBD) Tuesday pennant bye on the back of a confidence-boosting win over rival City Memorial Gold.
It won a nail-biting round five contest on its home greens yesterday, 70-66.
Marie Lynch led her rink to a 29-24 win over Pauline Burleigh and Helen Lock accounted for Barbara Bibby 25-16.
Dorothy Gleeson collected City Memorial Gold’s sole rink win, beating Brenda Hawker 26-16.
Warrnambool Gold’s Pat Boyd said the surprise win would help set up the side’s season.
“It was a very good game. They are stronger than we are,” she said.
“We have won three and drawn one, so we are quite happy with that.
“There is still a long way to go. The competition is pretty even this year, I think, which is good.”
Port Fairy Gold made it four straight wins to start the season when it defeated reigning premier Terang 74-62.
Kaye Miller was Port Fairy Gold’s biggest winner, leading her rink to a 10-shot win over Jean Fidge.
Jan Norton accounted for Margaret Sumner 29-25, while Carol Cardwell scored Terang’s rink win with a 20-18 triumph over Gill Phillips.
City Memorial Green scored its first win of the season, downing Warrnambool Blue 96-63.
Catherine Hoy (35-18) and Karina Ellery (38-17) had big rink wins which turned the game in City Green’s favour.
Timboon bounced back from its first loss of the season with a resounding 80-59 win over City Memorial Blue.
WDBD Tuesday pennant returns on November 19.