Victory for Victorians at Australia Masters Games 2015
|GOLD||Felice & Anna Prezioso (MORWELL)|
|SILVER||Gino Montuoro & Mirella Mancini|
|BRONZE||Franco Fava & Leonie Finocchiaro|
|GOLD||SABF - G. Apat, V. Barkovic , O. Bersan & J Daniel|
|SILVER||Morwell - F.Fava, F.Masselli, L.Finocchiaro & G.Montuoro|
Veneto team 1:R & M. Mancini,
L. Bolzon & S. Schievenin
Congrats to Dino on a wonderful achievementJ
After an intense day of competition Australia arrived at the semifinals of the bowl/throw. Dino began the match with confidence against Slovenia. At one stage in front by 7 ;points. Slovenia called time out and the turnaround began. At this point Dino missed 3 points and the Slovenian capitalised by hitting 3 jacks. Despite this Dino remained 1 or 2 points in front all the way through until the last end. When he was 1 point in front - shot the first ball and then missed the next 3. Final score 25 to 24. Bitter disappointment for Dino and utter disbelief by George Milic who at this stage had set his heart on gold or silver for Dino & Australia.
Stefano played off for 5th to 8th against Morocco, losing 10-8, finishing 6th
In Doubles Australia finished 5th.
Needless to say the Aussie team are all a bit downbeat after such an intense day of competition - also a factor in the loss equation.
George to his credit could not have done more for the boys. From using his contacts to access the courts early to organising massages and anything that he felt would give the team an advantage.
Australia can stand tall & will receive their first medal bronze – well done Aussies.
Australian Doubles team (Mikolic/Chiandotto) into the quarter finals J
A fantastic day for Australia with Stefano Chiandotto in the Singles starting the day with a 13-0 result against Japan and finishing off with the 3rd round of the doubles against Slovakia winning 13-0 and into the next round of top 16.
While in the BowlThrow it is Dino up against Serbia and in the Singles Stefano against an extremely strong Bashier from Lebanon.
Doubles team(Mikolic/Chiandotto) into the quarter finals topping the pool 3 from Montenegro.
But there is no doubt a new and even greater test awaits Australia overnight.
Even the established teams are not finding the competition easy. There is a new sense of change around, but that said the 4 European powers still dominate in the progressive events.
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BFV Gala Presentation Luncheon
Top Players of BFV in 2015
State League Men & Women – Dino Mikolic (LMC) & Linda Venditti (FAC) and Men’s A Grade – Romano Faccini (FFC) & Angelo GULIELMINO (WHC)
BFV LIFE MEMBERS 2015 Inductees
From L-R : Frank Funari (President) with the BFV 2015 Life member inductees - Gino Montuoro, Adelia Pase & Anthony Biancacci.
2015 CLUB Champions
Men division - Lazio Marche Club (LMC Reservoir)win Club Championship 2015
Freccia Azzura Women’s team win the title of
BFV STATE Club Champions 2015
PUMA & BOCCE a great combination!
What a success! Bocce Victoria & Bocce Australia Team Australia players will be wearing the PUMA colors at the World titles.
On behalf of Bocce Victoria, we want to extend a heart-felt thank you to Puma's commitment to providing the tracksuits to the Australian Team. Puma's generous contribution helped make our vision a reality by helping to offset the cost of preparing the Australian Team for the World Titles of which Victoria has four players competing. They are in the Juniors - Max Tricarico & Felix Janosa and in the Men's Seniors - Dino Mikolic & Santo Pascuzzi.
As we continue to grow the Sport of Bocce, our partnerships with our sponsors are vital to the success of Bocce.
Club Bouliste du Rocher
Denis Ravera - 2015
Again this year Max & Felix will be representaing Australia at the Denis Ravera Bocec International Challenge in Monaco on 10th & 11th October 2015.