Warrnambool Blue endured a tight tussle with Timboon Gold before claiming victory in Western Region Playing Area division one pennant.
Dunkeld, at home, proved too strong for City Gold but will be tested by top side Warrnambool Gold this week.
The match of the round in division two could be between home side Timboon Maroon and City White. Top sides Warrnambool White and City Green meet in division three. Ladder leader, Lawn Green, could be in for a tight match when it travels to Terang Blue in division four. Close matches in division five are expected this round, with third-placed Warrnambool Maroon meeting Dunkeld White, which is second, and City Purple, fourth, travelling to Timboon Purple, fifth.
This week Timboon Maroon, which has moved up to second on the ladder after a pleasing win over City Sapphires, will play third-placed Terang Gold, in what should be a close encounter. City Pearls and Warrnambool Blue should be the match of the round in division two. In division three, City Emeralds were too strong for Port Red, in the top-of-the-table clash. Terang Green remains the only undefeated team in division five after toppling City Onyx.
The men's over 60 pairs was played this week in an all-City final. Last season's region winners, Vince Moloney and Wayne Hall, defeated Greg Ritchie and Ray Cooknell. It was an all-Dennington affair in the women's pairs, with Sheridan Barling and Gayle Swanson needing an extra end to overcome Maureen Drennan and newcomer Sue Creed. The men's pairs attracted a great number of entries and will require an extra day to complete play.
Men's singles: All players must be at Port Fairy Bowls club by 9am, Sunday, December 12.
Women's singles: All players must be at Lawn Tennis Bowls club by 9am, Sunday, December 12.
Over 60 men's singles: All players must be at Timboon Bowls club by 9am, Monday, December 13.
Over 60 women's singles: All players must be at City Bowls club by 9am, Monday, December 13.
Most clubs have their club championship events well under way. City results from the women's singles last Wednesday were Moira Cooknell over Kate Lloyd in the A grade, Julie Shiels too good for Pam Kelly in B grade, and in the 100 Up, Casey Sheehan defeated Janet Pelgrim.
Mortlake women are down to their semi-finals, with first-year bowler, Harmony Rasmussen, to play Glenys MacDonald and Sandra Richie against Dianne Robertson. The men are up to the quarter-finals.
Lawn Tennis finals are on Friday. In the women's, Doreen Prout is aiming to claim her first title over past winner Rose Alderman. Gary Blandthorn, last year's champion, and Rob Treweek, will face off in the men's section.
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