After a week's hiatus the Grampians Bowls competition returned with surprise defeats and sizeable thumping's across both divisions.
In the Grampians Saturday Pennant Division 1 2021-2022 competition, Aradale, Stawell and Ararat Bowls clubs picked up 10-2 set victories.
Aradale Bowls Club (78 shots) narrowly defeated the ladder leading Chalambar Golf Bowls Club (64 shots) two matches to one.
Shane Todd's rink two kept Chalambar in the match, defeating Aradale 21-20 in match two, after conceding the first 32-18.
Mark Griffiths would proceed to lead his Aradale side to victory with a nail-biting 26-25 third match triumph.
Stawell Golf Bowling Club (73 shots) defeated Lake Bolac and District Bowling Club (67 shots) after conceding the first match 24-26.
Greg Reading's rink two managed to scrape a 21-20 victory in match two which would set up a 27-20 third set domination by Stawell.
The fifth placed Ararat Bowling Club (82 shots) defeated Ararat VRI (57 shots) in comprehensive fashion.
The results for the Stawell Bowling Club vs Landsborough and District Bowling Club is yet to be determined at the time of publication.
The round six results so far ensure Chalambar Golf Bowls Club are on top of the table with two wins, 24 points and a percentage of 142.7 per cent.
At this stage the Stawell Golf Bowling Club is second on the table with two wins, 24 points and 113.5 per cent.
Round six action is pencilled in for Saturday December 4, with an interesting four games ahead.
Round seven of the Grampians Saturday Pennant Division 1 2021-2022 competition fixture:
- Chalambar Golf Bowls Club vs Stawell Bowling Club
- Ararat VRI Bowls Club v Aradalle Bowling Club
- Ararat Bowling Club v Stawell Golf Bowling Club
- Lake Bolac and District Bowling Club v Landsborough and District Bowling Club
In round six of the Grampians Saturday Pennant Division 2 2021-2022 competition there were three substantial defeats.
Stawell Golf Bowling Club (78 shots) defeated Lake Bolac and District Bowling Club Black (55 shots) 10 points to two.
Stawell won the first two matches to put the result beyond doubt with Jake Veale's rink three winning the third match 23-20 for Lake Bolac.
Lake Bolac and District Bowling Club (45 shots) were defeated by Stawell Bowling Club (96 shots) 11 points to one.
Stawell won the first and third match with ease, however the second match ended in a draw with 21 shots each.
Ararat Bowling Club Green (83 shots) defeated Ararat VRI Bowls Club (50 shots) 12 points to 0.
At the conclusion of round six Stawell Bowling Club sit on top of the table with three wins, 30 points and a percentage of 140.6 per cent.
Ararat Bowling Club Green sit second on the ladder with two wins, 15 points and 117.9 per cent.
Round seven of the Grampians Saturday Pennant Division 2 2021-2022 competition fixture:
- Ararat Bowling Club Gold vs Stawell Bowling Club
- Ararat VRI Bowls Club v Aradale Bowling Club
- Lake Bolac and District Bowling Club Red v Lake Bolac and District Black
- Ararat Bowling Club Green v Stawell Golf Bowling Club