From the Ditch

2017-01-18 06:02

THE 2017 bowls year started off with a buzz with a number of competitions taking place.

On Sunday 8 January Chris and Erika Fischer, Sannie Balzer, Tony Smith, Jacques Minnaar and Andre Roberts teamed up and played in the Maritzburg mixed sixes.

The format was fours, pairs and trips. This team came third overall.

Omo Dinkelmann teamed up with a Pietermaritzburg team and the team won the tournament.

This past weekend was the start of the Niba league and Tony Smith, Chris Fischer, Jacques Minaar and Gerhard Balzer played on home ground against Collegians and beat Collegians, giving them full points.

Sunday was also the start of the Niba open men and ladies pairs in extremely hot weather conditions.

The following people teamed up for this event - Tony Smith and André Roberts, Chris Fischer and Jacques Minaar, Herbert and Gerhard Balzer, Omo Dinkelmann and Mandy Balzer, Sannie Balzer and Erika Fischer. The teams came up against strong opposition with mixed fortunes.

Sannie Balzer and Erika Fischer won their section and will play in the next round this coming weekend.

A reminder that the entry forms for the Niba mixed 4's is on the notice board.

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