EDINBURGH SHIELD – 2019

 

The Duke of Edinburgh Shield is an annual RSL event and this year the bowlers representing Longbeach RSL played at Bairnsdale Bowling Club. There were 20 bowlers and apart from 2 all the bowlers were members of Chelsea Bowling Club.

Everyone had a great weekend, dinner on Friday night, 3 games of 12 ends on Saturday, 2 games on Sunday and a BBQ on Sunday night.

Game 1: Longbeach 38 – Bairnsdale 43

Game 2: Longbeach 49 – ┬áSale 53

Game 3: Longbeach 66 – Lakes Entrance 29

Game 4: Longbeach 47 – Cranbourne 46

Game 5: Longbeach 57 – Rosedale 37

Bairnsdale won the day with 5 wins and Longbeach finished equal 2 with Sale – both 49 shots up, but Sale were given 2nd place on percentage 55.3% to 55.2%

All bowlers played well and enjoyed the weekend and look forward to the Edinburgh Shield next year.

Thank you to the ladies who organised the BBQ.