After a week off the pennant season has resumed with both Tuross sides going down in their clashes. The Grade 5 side lost 9 – 1 to Dalmeny while the Grade 7 side lost their first match of the season going down 9 – 1 to arch rivals Braidwood.
At Dalmeny Joel Hilliard continued his good form as he steered his side to a very close win. After holding the edge for the first half of the game they saw a 12 – 6 lead turn into a 13 – 17 deficit after 19 ends. However, they stuck back to win the last two ends and win 18 -17.
Slow starts proved very costly for the other two teams. John Fahey’s four were down 18 – 7 before they fought back to go down 22 – 14. Noel Downie had a similar story coming back from 26 – 6 to lose 26 – 13.
At Tuross the Grade 7 side found Braidwood too strong on the day. Jim Madden’s team had the only win sneaking home 20 – 19 despite winning only 7 of the 21 ends. 13 shots on three ends proved the difference.
Ronnie Richardson’s team had a great battle but just went down 21 – 19. Ian Wratten’s team had every chance when just 3 shots down with four ends to go but Braidwood managed to win all four ends to run out 23 – 13 winners.