Nan: Dundee bowling club’s golden girl

Nan Roos and Loraine Victor at the end of their match at the SA Masters held in Pretoria over the past weekend. Nan emerged as the Champion to take the gold medal.

Nan Roos came home with a gold medal after winning the South Africa Masters Bowls Senior Singles Tournament at Windgate Park in Pretoria over the weekend.
The competition was stiff but Nan was as consistent as always as she managed to win all of her round robin games and in so doing booked herself a place in the final. The final lasted a gruelling 27 ends with Nan beating Loraine Victor from Windgate Park 21-19 and so walked away with the gold medal. Congratulations Nan, the Bowling Club is extremely proud of you!
This past Saturday the club hosted the u/15 and u/20 practice for the National Championship that takes place in Bloemfontein in April. The junior bowlers were put through their paces by Bowls South Africa coach, Jill Atkinson, who graciously gave up her time on Saturday to help hone the junior bowlers’ skills. The final team selections were also made and the club would like to congratulate the 14 junior bowlers that were chosen, especially the bowlers from Dundee: Sithembiso (Shrek) Ndwandwe, Nqubeku Mngomezulu andKeshmiel Govender on their selection to represent the KZN Country Bowls District in Bloemfontein. The Adopt-A-Child Initiative has had some great support thus far however funds are still needed. Please contact Greg on 082 924 7788 for more information about this initiative.
FedAuto Bowls Business League
Round one of the FedAuto Bowls Business League was played this last Thursday evening. The weather could not have been more perfect with great bowls and fellowship had by all. The leaderboard after round one is as follows: Sarel Cilliers 4 +14, Sages 4 + 8, CPC 4 + 7 and FedAuto 2 + 2.
The club will be selling food again on Thursday evening however braai fires will be lit for those wanting to braai. The Club looks forward to seeing you all again on Thursday evening.
Fun bowling afternoon
On Saturday, March 3, the Glendee Yacht Club will be hosting a fun bowling afternoon at 1pm at Dundee Bowling Club. Enter your team of four (one registered bowler per team only) before March 1, entrance fee R400 per team. The theme for the day will be sailors, pirates and tarts with prizes for best dressed up for grabs. Braai fires will be lit after play with pap and sous and salads available at no extra cost. Contact Debbie 082 491 3515 or Greg 082 924 7788 for details.
Upcoming events: February 17-18: Club Nominated Mixed Pairs; February 24-25: Zone Mixed Pairs in Vryheid; March 10-11: Club Novice Singles
Any potential new bowlers are welcome to contact Sylvia Malan (081 046 8140) or any committee member to try out your hand at this wonderful game.

Jill Atkinson giving the juniors some finer instruction on the game of bowls.

The Juniors being taught the finer points of bowls.

Juniors and coaches enjoying a day of bowls.

Nan Roos and Loraine Victor at the end of their match at the SA Masters held in Pretoria over the past weekend. Nan emerged as the Champion to take the gold medal.


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