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VETERAN: Natimuk's Allen Webb has been playing bowls for 50 years.

VETERAN: Natimuk's Allen Webb has been playing bowls for 50 years.

Today’s player is Allen Webb, a veteran of the Natimuk Bowling Club.

Allen is still playing Division two at age 95.

He is part of a long list of Webb’s to play for Natimuk.

Club: Natimuk

Division playing in:  Division 2

How long have you been playing: 50 years.

How did you start playing: The late Gus Fordam was working for me and he said, “Fred Smith wants me to come to night bowls. What about you coming too?” I have been there ever since.

What is the best thing about playing bowls: You can be beaten in a big way and still have a great day.

What is your favourite bowls memory: After being balloted out of the local tournament. I rang Kaniva and entered the tournament there. We won all our games and came home with a beautiful clock radio each.

What is your most successful day on the green: Winning the mixed pairs with my wife and the men’s pairs with Reg Meagher.