Hawks to meet Bears in another midweek pennant grand final

BIG STAGE: Jan Vance and her City Oval side beat Buninyong on Monday to progress to the division one midweek pennant grand final. The Hawks will battle Central Wendouree in the decider. Picture: Kate Healy.
BIG STAGE: Jan Vance and her City Oval side beat Buninyong on Monday to progress to the division one midweek pennant grand final. The Hawks will battle Central Wendouree in the decider. Picture: Kate Healy.

City Oval has broken the dreams of Buninyong and won through to another division one midweek pennant bowls grand final.

The Hawks set up a rematch against Central Wendouree – which they lost to last week – with a five-shot win on Monday.

City Oval claimed two of the three rinks in the encounter at Sebastopol to prevail 67-62.

Central Wendouree will be chasing a third-straight premiership when the two teams meet next week.

It will be the fourth time in succession the rivals have battled out the division one grand final.

PRELIMINARY FINALS

DIVISION ONE

CITY OVAL 67 d BUNINYONG 62

A Madeley, P Orr, J Roberts, W Roberts 25 d C Deans, B Spencer, S Chapman, B Voigt 23;

K Watts, B Tuddenham, M Tait, I Robinson 21 d B Wynd, I McGregor, I Voigt, K Chapman 15;

D Flintoft, J Vance, S Grano, T Gutteridge 21 lt M Meulan, P McGregor, T McDonald, B Wilcock 24

DIVISION TWO

CLUNES 72 d CENTRAL WENDOUREE 66

K Vorbach, B Laws, M Vorbach, N Vorbach 21 lt K Geddes, S Peters, B Mahony, L Liston 27;

S Niemic, E Spong, A Carnegie, L Dixon 26 d C Mahony, L Vincent, G Archibald, J Watson 20;

A Baird, D Annear, L Tucker, J Dellavedova 25 d L Kelly, T Lee, M Holloway, R Watson 19

DIVISION THREE

SEBASTOPOL (1) 78 d SMEATON 64

V Lacy, I Harvey, M Drake, K Birch 36 d S Slater, R Bradshaw, R Shaw, J Lafranchi 15;

J Matthews, J Brown, E Harman, D Pratt 15 lt P Kersley, S Prendergast, L Toose, C McKay 28;

A Kerr, M Meadows, T Cole, B Flynn 27 d M Rousch, R Cawthan, B Shaw, M Stephens 21

DIVISION FOUR

BUNINYONG 60 d CENTRAL WENDOUREE 57

J Arthurson, L Thorpe, P Hayes, N Hand 16 lt S Walker, J Sheehy, A Peters, J Snibson 19;

Y Gamble, B Jolly, M Arthurson, J Earl 20 lt B Shuttleworth, J Buckland, S Orr, E Devenish 21;

A Donelly, W McCutcheon, W Morgan, D Worrall 24 d S Middleton, R Wilkins, M Townsend, H Snibson 17

DIVISION FIVE

AVENUE 72 d BEAUFORT GOLF 64

R Williams, P Wilkinson, B Robinson, R Humphrey 31 d M Buncle, G Carson, L Quinton, C Milenkovic 18;

L Foot, C Carlton, I King, P Kay 22 lt V Drew, L Pongho, C Franc, A Stephens 24;

M Perry, M Crombie, H Thistlethwaite, M Thistlethwaite 19 lt J Carson, J Cameron, L Harris, J Godfrey 22

GRAND FINALS

Monday, March 12

DIVISION ONE

Central Wendouree v City Oval

DIVISION TWO

Webbcona v Clunes

DIVISION THREE

Beaufort Golf v Sebastopol 1

DIVISION FOUR

Linton v Buninyong

DIVISION FIVE

Ballarat North v Avenue