Members of the Grampians Petanque Club excelled at the Victoria Championship Singles in Camberwell on Sunday.
Grampians Petanque Club members took out the top three spots for the Over 60 Men's grade, with Glenn Bovell taking first place ahead of his compatriots Tim Shaw and Trevor Keilar.
The club had further success in the Women's Open grade, as Bec Vanderwaal finished runner-up, and Tanya Beechinor finished first in the Consolante, which is played among those who did not qualify for the finals.
Bovell said he was pleased with the club's success, and hoped it would lead to further opportunities.
"It was not bad for a little club from the bush," he said.
"It will make the selectors take a bit more notice of our club because it's pretty city-centric with a lot of clubs down in Melbourne."
It was Bovell's first time at the Victorian Championship Singles, although he did have previous success at state level, having won the Over 60 Men grade in the Victorian Championship Doubles with Keilar in 2019.
Bovell said his victory came as a surprise to him.
"To be honest I got a lot further than I thought I would," he said.
"Trevor's a very good player, he's been selected to play for Australia before. But I managed to beat him in the first semi-final and beat Tim in the grand final.
"But anyone can win on the day."
Keilar and Bovell will return to Camberwell for the Victorian Championship Doubles on Sunday, March 28.
With the 2020 championships cancelled due to COVID-19, they are still the most recent victors and will hope to continue their impressive form.
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