Benalla Bowls Club’s Matt Robertson is the winner of the Ovens and Murray Bowls region’s Champion of Champions.
He defeated Tim Cromie from Yarrawonga in the final.
In the BBC Open 100 up, Ian Brond defeated Chris Cooney, the defending champion, to become the club’s 100 up champion for the 2016-17 season.
Indoor bowls on Monday, February 6, saw three games of eight ends.
Winners were I. Brond, M. Cromie and M. Price with three wins and 17 shots up.
Runners-up were B. Mollison, Joan Lemin and V. Gillespie.
Indoor bowls on Wednesday, February 8, played three games of eight ends.
Winners were B. Billman, Joan Lemin and V. King with two wins and 12 shots up.
Runners-up were M. Empey, M. Cromie and M. Nankervis.
Saturday social bowls: Twenty-seven bowlers played two games of 12 ends in pairs or triples.
Winners were J. Schneeberger, M. Knezevic and R. Lewis with two wins and 16 shots up.
Runners-up A. Farnham and J. Cleary.
Thursday evening jackpot pairs: Winners were J. Tolliday and D. Horsburgh; runners-up T. Armstrong and D. Holt.
Benalla Midweek Pennant results:
Open 1B, Benalla 1 away to Yarrawonga lost 72-80.
Open 1A Benalla 2 away to Wodonga won 68-63.
Open 4 away to Rutherglen lost 55-58.
No weekend pennant due to heat rule.
Midweek Pennant results from February 14:
Open one [A] Benalla 2 v Wodonga Benalla won 90-87.
Open one [B] Benalla 1 v Beechworth Benalla lost 77-104.
Open Four Benalla had a walk-over.
Weekend Pennant results, February 18:
A1 Division Benalla v Wodonga Benalla won 100-97.
A2 Division Benalla v Beechworth Benalla lost 77-104.
B1 Division Benalla v Yarrawonga Benalla won 84-65.
B2 Division Benalla  v Corowa Civic Benalla won 96-66.
B2 Division Benalla  v Corowa Services Benalla won 86-62.
North East Bowlers Group Benalla tournament, February 16:
Twenty-eight teams of four from all over north-east Victoria played three games of nine ends of fours.
Winner: Benalla  with three wins and 50 points — winning team G. Pitts, G. Armstrong, W. Neylon and B. Bunting
Runner-up was a team from Wangaratta with 47 points
Thursday, February 16, Barefoot Corporate Bowls three-bowl pairs:
Winners: T. Mack and F. Ashworth; runners-up: L. Cairns and P. Wallace.
Saturday, February 18, Open Social Bowls:
Two games of 12 ends were played in triples.
Winners were R. Rigby, M. Knezevic and P. Keast; runners-up: R. Lewis, J. Ash and R. Charlwood.
Indoor bowls, February 13:
Winners: L. Brown, I. Brond, M. Welsh and M. Price; runners-up: E. Empey, V. Haag, Jack Lemin and L. Watson.
Indoor bowls, February 15:
Winners: W. Billman, Jack Lemin and M. Price; runners-up: L. Brown, C. Levy and A. Flack.
Last week’s bowls matches saw B1 play Wareena Park at Swanpool and win by 16 shots.
Lorraine’s team won by seven shots, Jenny’s team won by three shots, and Brenda’s team won by six.
Midweek B1 played YMGCR at Yarrawonga. Top team playing bottom team, Swanpool losing by 30 shots in beautiful surroundings.
B1 played Moira at home and lost by two shots.
Maurice’s team led all day and won by one shot; Lorraine’s team started on the back foot but fought back strongly to win by one shot; Diane’s team started well up, but slipped away at the end and went down by four shots.
It was good to see Leo and Kevin back at their old hunting ground. They are both past presidents of Swanpool.
Thursday night’s barefoot bowling and barbecue continues with good attendance, and everyone is welcome.
Tuesday, February 14, with 22 players:
Winners: T. Anderson (S), J. Holmes, L. Saunders, three wins 13 shots up.
Runners-up: N. DeBuck (S), J. Wastell, G. Hernan, P. Madden, two wins, 21 shots up.
Friday, February 17, 21 players:
Winners: B. Wastell (S), J. Quick, M. Charlwod, three wins 17 shots up.
Runners-up: R. Elkan (S), F. Wright, L. Hare, two wins seven shots up.
Saturday, February 18, 21 players:
Winners: K. Black (S), L. Scholz, E. Haydon, 2.5 wins, six shots up.
Runners-up: B. Wastell (S), N. Elkan, J. Quick, L. Hare, two wins six shots up.