Men’s Midweek Pennant Wrap 2021-2022

by Kaitlin Tyrrell

Another great season of Professional’s Men’s Thursday Pennants is complete with pennant winners determined across two days, Thursday 17th and 24th March 2022.

Congratulations to all those that made it to finals and to the winners of the Pennant.

For full results click on the links below

Premier League North

Premier League South

1st Division North/South

2nd Division

3rd Division

4th Division

5th Division

6th Division

PREMIER LEAGUE NORTH – PENNANT FINAL

This years Premier League North finished with Cambridge top of the table by just half a point over last years winners Osborne Park, with a gap of 15 then 23 points, Sorrento and North Beach finished off the top four.

The Semi Finals saw Cambridge claim a 10 shot victory over North Beach and Osborne Park comfortably defeat Sorrento by 25 shots, making the Grand Final a 1v2 showdown.

The Grand Final match proved to be a nail bitter and demonstrated why these two sides finished top of the table with not much separating them. With Cambridge leading most of the game, the final ends saw Osborne Park stage a comeback with the rink of Neville Stevens leading the charge after being down at the start of the game, to win 25-18. Ryan Brown’s rink came away with a 2 shot victory, with Mark Rollings rink doing everything they could to keep it as tight as they can against heavyweight skip Blake Nairn. A nail biting finish saw Osborne Park become back-to-back champions with just a 3 shot victory, making this their 4th Premier League North title since 2007.

MEN’S MIDWEEK PREMIER LEAGUE NORTH WINNERS – OSBORNE PARK

PREMIER LEAGUE SOUTH – PENNANT FINAL

Premier League South also saw another club, Manning, look to make it back-to-back titles this season and secure their own slice of history. Manning finished on top of the ladder comfortably with a 15.5 point gap between them and second place South Perth who finished ahead of Kardinya in 3rd, with Cockburn rounding of the final 4.

Manning proved too good against Cockburn winning 77-40 to book a spot in the final. Kardinya provided an upset against South Perth, each side ended with a 19-16 rink win, leaving the rink of Tony Krajancic to secure Kardinya the victory with a 22-12 win, to face Manning in the Final.

This Grand Final was another close fought battle, with Kardinya taking 1 rink by 3 and Manning the other by 1, it came down to the final game between the rinks of William Fraser (Manning) and Mark Szczecinski (Kardinya) to determine the pennant winner. The Fraser rink came out 10 shot victors to help Manning win the Pennant flag and create a little bit of club history as well.

1ST DIVISION BLUE NORTH/SOUTH – PENNANT FINAL

The 1st Division North/South Pennant winner is a battle between the North and the South. With the clubs that finished on top of the later in each division facing off for the Pennant flag.

The spots in the Finals were closely fought with not much separating 1st and 2nd in either Division. North Beach took the Northern spot in the final, finishing just 2 points ahead of second spot Quinns Rock. The Southern spot was a narrow margin taken by South Perth over Kalamunda by just 1.5 points.

In the battle of the North vs the South, South Perth took home bragging rights with a dominant 3 rink win over North Beach, with each rink managing to score over 20 shots.

1ST DIVISION BLUE NORTH/SOUTH WINNERS – SOUTH PERTH

1ST DIVISION BLUE NORTH – PROMOTIONAL FINAL

In the Promotional Final for 1st Division Blue North, it was Quinns Rock vs Sorrento to see who takes the second promotion into Premier League North to join North Beach. With a dominant performance, Quinns Rock earnt themselves the promotion for the coming season.

1ST DIVISION BLUE SOUTH – PROMOTIONAL FINAL

The 1st Division Blue South Promotional Final saw Kalamunda take on Manning, each seeking to join the Pennant winners South Perth in Premier League South next season. Despite two close rinks, one rink determined the outcome with a 28-13 rink win for Manning securing the promotion into Premier League South.

2ND DIVISION – PENNANT FINAL

Willetton, Manning, North Perth and Warwick all finished on top in their respective colours to earn their spots in the 2nd Division Pennant Finals. Willetton just managed to finish on top ahead of Leeming in 2nd Division Red, by just 1 point, and North Perth tied with Bassendean with 64 points each, with North Perth taking the spot with greater shot difference and percentage.

The Semi Finals saw Manning vs North Perth, and Willetton vs Warwick.
Manning proved a dominant force against North Perth, with 2 rinks winning by 20 shots and the third rink ending in a draw, to win 82-39 overall and book a spot in the Grand Final.
Willetton vs Warwick was a thriller, with the Grand Final spot claimed by just a 1 shot win. Despite losing 2 rinks, 12-21 and 19-27, Willetton managed to hold on and snatch the victory from Warwick with Rob Langley’s rink winning 28-10, to make the final score 59-58 to Willetton.

The Pennant Final proved to be another battle, but Willetton came out firing and managed to claim each rink to win the Pennant 64-48, against a Manning that came into the Final in form after a dominant Semi Final performance, but just couldn’t bring it the the final stage.

3RD DIVISION – PENNANT FINAL

The final four of the 3rd Division Pennant Finals were Leeming 2, Glen Forrest, North Beach and Mt Lawley, with three of the spots determined by just a 3 point margin.

The Semi Finals saw the matchups be Leeming 2 vs Mt Lawley and Glen Forrest vs North Beach.
Leeming 2 much a statement for the Finals defeating Mt Lawley comfortably 85-37 with two rinks winning by 20 plus shots.
Glen Forrest secured the second Grand Final spot defeating North Beach 58-46 with the result once again being secured by a a dominant one rink performance.

The Grand Final was fought tooth and nail and in the end, Leeming 2 came out victorious defeating Glen Forrest, 61-55.

3RD DIVISION PENNANT WINNERS – LEEMING 2

3RD DIVISION RED – PROMOTIONAL FINAL

Promotion into 2nd Division saw Spearwood, Hilton Park, Rockingham, and Cockburn, all fight it out to make the Promotional Final. The Final saw Spearwood vs Rockingham face off with Rockingham earning the promotion winning 66-52.

3RD DIVISION WHITE – PROMOTIONAL FINAL

Promotion into 2nd Division saw Gosnells, Roleystone, Kalamunda, and Manning, all fight it out to make the Promotional Final. The Final saw Gosnells vs Manning face off with Manning earning the promotion winning 70-50.

3RD DIVISION BLUE – PROMOTIONAL FINAL

Promotion into 2nd Division saw Morley, Dalkeith Nedlands, Warwick 1 and Midland Morrison, all fight it out to make the Promotional Final. The Final saw Morley vs Midland Morrison face off with Midland Morrison just managing to take the victory, earning the promotion winning 65-64.

3RD DIVISION GOLD – PROMOTIONAL FINAL

Promotion into 2nd Division saw Merriwa AFA, Sorrento, Wanneroo, and Warwick, all fight it out to make the Promotional Final. The Final saw Merriwa AFA vs Wanneroo face off with Wanneroo earning the promotion winning 64-54.

4TH DIVISION – PENNANT FINAL

Safety Bay 2, South Perth, North Beach 2 and North Beach 1 all topped their respective ladders to book their places into the 4th Division Pennant Finals.

Unfortunately for North Beach after the ranking it saw their two sides, North Beach 1 vs North Beach 2, face each other in the Semi Finals, with North Beach 1 winning 70-57.
The other Semi Final was South Perth vs Safety Bay 2, and Safety Bay 2 put a stop to South Perth’s Finals run with a 68-59 win to face off against North Beach 1.

A massive rink win of 33-8 from the rink of Roy Dunn all but sealed the Pennant victory for Safety Bay 2, finishing off overall 76-54 victors.

4TH DIVISION PENNANT WINNERS – SAFETY BAY

4TH DIVISION RED – PROMOTIONAL FINAL

Promotion into 3rd Division saw Gosnells 1, Warnbro, Forrestfield & Districts and Manning, all fight it out to make the Promotional Final. The Final saw Forrestfield & Districts vs Warnbro face off with earning the promotion winning 71-60.

4TH DIVISION WHITE – PROMOTIONAL FINAL

Promotion into 3rd Division saw Fremantle, Safety Bay, Kardinya and Claremont, all fight it out to make the Promotional Final. The Final saw Fremantle vs Kardinya face off with Fremantle earning the promotion winning 65-56.

4TH DIVISION BLUE – PROMOTIONAL FINAL

Promotion into 3rd Division saw Bayswater, Sorrento, Mundaring and Yokine, all fight it out to make the Promotional Final. The Final saw Bayswater vs Mundaring face off with Bayswater earning the promotion winning 76-52.

4TH DIVISION GOLD – PROMOTIONAL FINAL

Promotion into 3rd Division saw Innaloo, Joondalup, Merriwa AFA and Wanneroo, all fight it out to make the Promotional Final. The Final saw Merriwa AFA vs Joondalup face off with Merriwa AFA earning the promotion winning 64-49.

5TH DIVISION – PENNANT FINAL

The 5th Division Pennant Final was fought out between, Midland Morrison, Bullsbrook, Kwinana 1 and Rossmoyne.

Midland Morrison took on Bullsbrook in one of the Semi Finals, with Midland Morrison victors, 77-41. Kwinana 1 vs Rossmoyne was a tight game with Rossmoyne the winners by just 4 shots.

The Grand Final between Midland Morrison and Rossmoyne ended with Midland Morrison Pennant winners, 64-45.

5TH DIVISION RED – PROMOTIONAL FINAL

Promotion into Division saw Leeming, Mt Pleasant 2, Hilton Park and Spearwood, all fight it out to make the Promotional Final. The Final saw Hilton Park vs Mt Pleasant 2 face off with Hilton Park earning the promotion winning 66-48.

5TH DIVISION WHITE – PROMOTIONAL FINAL

Promotion into Division saw Kardinya, Thornlie, Victoria Park Carlise, and Dalkeith Nedlands, all fight it out to make the Promotional Final. The Final saw Victoria Park Carlise vs Thornlie face off with Victoria Park Carlise earning the promotion winning 59-53.

5TH DIVISION BLUE – PROMOTIONAL FINAL

Promotion into Division saw Yokine, Lake Monger, Bedford and Bayswater, all fight it out to make the Promotional Final. The Final saw Yokine vs Bayswater face off with Yokine earning the promotion winning 72-52.

5TH DIVISION GOLD – PROMOTIONAL FINAL

Promotion into Division saw Mt Lawley 1, Yanchep, Stirling and North Beach, all fight it out to make the Promotional Final. The Final saw Mt Lawley 1 vs North Beach face off with North Beach earning the promotion winning 79-28.

6TH DIVISION – PENNANT FINAL

Kalamunda and South Perth battled it out for the 6th Division Pennant Flag after finishing 1st and 2nd on top of the ladder.

With 6th Division being a two rink competition the battle for the flag is more cut throat than the 3 rink side competitions. Kalamunda and South Perth both secured a rink win each but Kalamunda managed to stumble across the line winning the aggregate by just 3 points.

6th DIVISION PENNANT WINNERS – SOUTH PERTH

6TH DIVISION – PROMOTION

6th Division do not play Promotion Playoffs. Opportunities will be available for 6th Division teams to request promotion to 5th Division when the 2022-23 season Pennant Entitlements are released.