North East Bocce association Awards presentations was very well represented by all player
Attending the Tatura venue on Sunday . Special Guests, Mary Massena and Marcella Giacomin from Bocce Victoria Executive committee attended as did Past NEBA President Joe Tartaglia.
The Women's singles event was won by Josie Gattuso with Josie Caruso runner up
The Men’s singles was won by Tony Borrelli with Alex Minicozzi runner up.
Women's doubles winners were Josie Gattuso & Josie Caruso with Angiolina Borrelli and Madalenna Sgammotta runners up.
Men’s doubles winners were Pat D’Aulerio and Nardo DiPetta, with Mario Borrelli & Alex Minicozzi runners up.
The overall Bocce Champions for 2016 were:- Women Champion- Josie Gattuso with Josie Caruso receiving runner up. A great battle was held throughout the season between these two players.
In the Men’s section we saw Nardo DiPetta of Kyabram take out the 2016 Bocce Championship Title from another Kyabram player in Pat D’Aulerio receiving the runner up.
President Giuseppe Greco, thanked all for participating and the great work performed by the volunteers in the preparations throughout the season. Bocce Victoria representative Mary Messena explained the new Bocce format that will be introduced next year, called Bocce Smash, the game will commence in February and will be streamed live on My LIVE SPORTS on the internet. The game will be played using Coloured Bocce bowls supplied by the venue. Hopefully the new concept will bring new players into playing Bocce.
New players are most welcomed to join, by contacting their local bocce clubs.
Overall Champions:- J Caruso, J Gattuso, N DiPetta, P D’Aulerio