The team of Barry Ferguson, John Head and Damian Jardine skipped by Aaron Van Haaften were successful in reaching the Final of the Men's Fours at Bowls Victoria's Champions Week conducted at City Memorial Bowls Club, Warrnambool.The event is contested annually by the 16 Region winners from across Victoria.
The Rosanna team reached the final by defeating Keysborough in the Round of 16,18/17 after trailing at one stage 3/13.
In the quarter final which finished at 10.15pm they came up against a strong team from Murray Downs skipped by Australian Open Pairs Champion Josh Thornton and after a tough encounter won 17/10
The semi final played early the following morning against Gippsland representatives resulted in a decisive 17/8 victory.
The scene was set for an exciting final against the highly regarded Shepparton Golf team skipped by outstanding Victorian representative Brad Orr who also reached the finals of the Pairs and triples.In a high quality game played in great spirit in which the lead changed on several occasions throughout the match the team from Shepparton Golf prevailed narrowly 18/16
We were very proud to represent Rosanna Bowling Club in this significant event and are already looking forward to defending our Region Title in a few weeks time.