Midweek Pennant – Finals Draw and Venues



MIDWEEK FINAL – 03 March 2020


Div Home Team   Visiting Team Host Club Club Rep O&M Rep
A1 Yarrawonga v Wodonga Corowa Civic Sue Curtis/ Judy Willet Laureen Smith
A2 Corowa RSL v Club Mulwala Corowa Civic Sue Curtis/ Judy Willet Laureen Smith
A3 Yackandandah v Yarrawonga Corowa Civic Sue Curtis/ Judy Willet Laureen Smith
B1 Wodonga v Corowa RSL Corowa Civic Sue Curtis/ Judy Willet Laureen Smith
B2 Kiewa v Corryong Wodonga Margo Howe Noel Murrell


  • Start Time. Games to commence at 10.00am. Roll up at 09.45am. Play 25 ends with afternoon tea after the game. Aggregate score to decide the winner. In the event of a tie, an extra end is played by all rinks to decide the result.
  • Home Side. The first named team above is to act as Home Side. The Home Side Captain is to:
    1. ensure that Score Cards are made out and signed after the game,
    2. the results are entered on the Pennant Check Form and signed by both Side Captains immediately after the game.
    3. Phone the results through to Mob: 0490 007 125
    4. Email/Text a copy of the signed Pennant Check Form to or Mob: 0490 007 125. If this action is completed immediately after the game there is no need to phone results through.
  • Away Side. The Away Side is to ensure the teams are aligned and the results on the Pennant Check Form are correct then sign the Pennant Check Form.
  • The Side Captain (Manager). To collect $10.00 per player and hand to the Host Club Representative. This fee covers the Green fees and afternoon tea for players, non-playing manager (if any). Additional afternoon teas for emergencies need to be arranged with the host club at a negotiated cost.
  • The Host Club is to:
    1. Nominate a Host Club Representative and advise the Regions Pennant Coordinator
    2. Arrange umpires.
    3. Provide a Master Scoreboard and an attendant.
    4. Provide afternoon tea (roll or sandwiches) for the players and non-playing manager (if any).
    5. Provide and area/table for presentation of plaques and medallions. These will be presented by an appointed Regional Representative.
  • Teams are to use Club coloured rings. If competing Clubs have conflicting colours the “visiting team” is to use an alternative colour or no rings.
  • The Host Club may run a raffle to offset any additional costs associated with hosting the event.
  • Finals games are not abandoned, if games are postponed due to inclement weather the game must be completed later in the day or if that is not possible, the following day or a date to be advised by the Pennant Committee.
  • Please refer to O&M Pennant Rules of Competition (Rule 8 and 9) in regard to Finals Conditions of Play and player eligibility (extract below).
  • Any queries in regard to the finals are to be directed to the Chairman of the Regions Pennant Committee – Ross Rankin, Mob:0447 720 932, Email:



RULE 8.           FINALS.  The conditions for the Pennant Finals are as follows:

8.1                All Finals are to commence at 1:00pm for the Weekend Open Pennant or 10:00am for the Midweek Pennant on the day programmed. Afternoon tea is to be taken where programmed by the Regions Pennant Committee.

8.2                Allocated Venues will be made by the Pennant Committee at the end of the last home and away game. The two finalist sides are to agree on the venue allocated. Any objections to the allocated venue must be received by the Ovens and Murray Bowls Region Inc Secretary on the Thursday (Midweek Pennant) and Monday (Weekend Pennant) prior to the relevant Final being played. If agreement cannot be reached by the two competing Clubs, on an alternate venue, the game will be played at the venue allocated by the Pennant Committee.

8.3                The Finals are to be played under the Page System for all Divisions. The conditions for the Finals are as follows:

8.3.1        Qualifying Final:                  1st versus 2nd

8.3.2        Elimination Final:                3rd versus 4th.

8.3.3        Preliminary Final:                 Winner of Elimination Final versus loser of Qualifying Finals.

8.3.4        Final:                               Winner of Qualifying Final versus winner of Preliminary Final.

8.3.5        Finals shall be played right out unless it is impossible for one side to win in the number of ends remaining to be completed.

8.3.6        In Finals, should sides obtain equal number of shots at the completion of the game, an extra end or ends shall be played by all rinks to decide the winners.

8.3.7        During the Finals of the Pennant competition, the club highest on the ladder will be deemed to be the home side.

RULE 9.      PLAYER ELIGIBILITY – refer Bowls Victoria Rule 13 C(iii) (iv) (v)

  • Prior to the last four rounds of sectional play there shall be no restrictions on the interchange of players between the sides of the Club. For the last four rounds of sectional play, no side shall include more than three players who have played the majority of their games during the season in a higher graded side.
  • In any post-sectional knockout match a Side will not include any Player who, during the current season, has played less than four games for the Club (whether completed or not) in that actual competition (the Weekend Pennant competition and the Midweek Pennant competition are separate competitions and games played in one competition do not count towards player eligibility in the other competition).
  • In any post-sectional match a Side will not include any Player who, during the current season, has played more than four games (whether completed or not) in the Clubs higher graded Sides unless the player has also played in four or more games in the Side concerned and/or lower graded Sides.