MIDWEEK PENNANT – Elimination and Qualifying Finals




A1 QUAL YMGCR v Wodonga Corowa Civic Judy Willet
ELIMIN Wangaratta v Benalla Myrtleford Lance Symons
A2 QUAL Corowa RSL v Mansfield Benalla Tina Neylon
ELIMIN Benalla v Wodonga Wangaratta Lyn Kahlefeldt
A3 QUAL Kiewa v Moira Wangaratta Lyn Kahlefeldt
ELIMIN Benalla v Wodonga Wangaratta Lyn Kahlefeldt
B1 QUAL Corowa RSL v Moyhu, YMGCR Greg Fisher
ELIMIN Myrtleford v Club Mulwala YMGCR Greg Fisher
B2 QUAL Dederang v Kiewa Chiltern
ELIMIN Chiltern v Wodonga Corowa Civic Judy Willet


  • Start Time. Games to commence at 10.00am. Roll up at 9.45pm. Play 21 ends. Aggregate score to decide the winner. In the event of a tie, an extra end is played by all rinks to decide the result.
  • Home Side. The first named team is to act as Home Side, ensure that Score Cards are made out, signed after the game and the results are entered on to BowlsLink immediately after the game.
  • Away Side. The away side is to check team alignment and the results after the Home Side has entered the final result and if correct validate the results.
  • The Side Captain (Manager). To collect $5 per player and hand to the Host Club Representative who will pay the Host Club. This fee covers the Green fees.
  • The Host Club is to:
  1. Nominate a Club Representative who will assist the sides and collect the Fees and pass on to the Host Club. Name of the Club Representative to be advised to the Regions Pennant Coordinator Mob: 0490 007 125 or email:
  2. Arrange umpires.
  3. Provide a Master Scoreboard and an attendant, and
  4. Provide access to a computer (if available) for entering and validating results.•
  • Teams are to use Club coloured rings. If competing Clubs have conflicting colours the “visiting team” is to use an alternative colour or no rings.
  • Raffle. The Host Club may run a raffle to offset any additional costs associated with hosting the event.
  • Finals games are not abandoned, if games are postponed due to inclement weather the game must be completed later in the day or if that is not possible, the following day or a date to be advised by the Pennant Committee.
  • Please refer to O&M Pennant Rules of Competition (Rule 8 and 9) in regard to Finals Conditions of Play and player eligibility. (copy below)
  • Any queries in regard to the finals are to be directed to the Chairman of the Regions Pennant Committee – Ross Rankin, Mob: 0447 720 932, Email:



RULE 8.    FINALS.  The conditions for the Pennant Finals are as follows:

8.1              All Finals are to commence at 1:00pm for the Weekend Open Pennant or 10.00am for the Midweek Pennant on the day programmed. Afternoon tea is to be taken where programmed by the Regions Pennant Committee.

8.2              Allocated Venues will be made by the Pennant Committee at the end of the last home and away game. The two finalist sides are to agree on the venue allocated. Any objections to the allocated venue must be received by the Ovens and Murray Bowls Region Inc Secretary on the Thursday (Midweek Pennant) and Monday (Weekend Pennant) prior to the relevant Final being played. If agreement cannot be reached by the two competing Clubs, on an alternate venue, the game will be played at the venue allocated by the Pennant Committee.

8.3              The Finals are to be played under the Page System for all Divisions. The conditions for the Finals are as follows:

8.3.1           Qualifying Final:            1st versus 2nd

8.3.2           Elimination Final:          3rd versus 4th.

8.3.3           Preliminary Final:         Winner of Elimination Final versus loser of Qualifying Finals.

8.3.4           Final:       Winner of Qualifying Final versus winner of Preliminary Final.

8.3.5           Finals shall be played right out unless it is impossible for one side to win in the number of ends remaining to be completed.

8.3.6           In Finals, should sides obtain equal number of shots at the completion of the game, an extra end or ends shall be played by all rinks to decide the winners.

8.3.7           During the Finals of the Pennant competition, the club highest on the ladder will be deemed to be the home side.

RULE 9.    PLAYER ELIGIBILITY – refer Bowls Victoria Rule 13 C(iii) (iv) (v)

9.1              Prior to the last four rounds of sectional play there shall be no restrictions on the interchange of players between the sides of the Club. For the last four rounds of sectional play, no side shall include more than three players who have played the majority of their games during the season in a higher graded side.

9.2              In any post-sectional knockout match a Side will not include any Player who, during the current season, has played less than four games for the Club (whether completed or not) in that actual competition (the Weekend Pennant competition and the Midweek Pennant competition are separate competitions and games played in one competition do not count towards player eligibility in the other competition).

9.3              In any post-sectional match a Side will not include any Player who, during the current season, has played more than four games (whether completed or not) in the Clubs higher graded Sides unless the player has also played in four or more games in the Side concerned and/or lower graded Sides.

9.4              Where a Club has two sides in a Section within a Division the following qualification will apply to sides in that respective Division (eg. Two sides in Division A2):

9.4.1           at the conclusion of round 10 the Regions Pennant Committee will name 12 players (16 player side), 9 players (12 player side) in each side ‘belonging’ to that particular side, and as such, ineligible for interchange between the two sides in the same Division.

9.5              If any club has insufficient members available (under Rule 9.3) it can apply to the Pennant Committee for permission to play another nominated member or members and if permission is granted such member or members can play in any position other than Skip.