Winners of the GBR 60+ State Men's Pairs Alan Sampson & Daryl Kitchin played off in the BV Victorian Championships held this week at Central Wendouree Bowls Club. On Wednesday 10th December, Alan & Daryl defeated their first opponents Maurie Shalders & Neville Linke from Penshurst 16/9. In the quarter final they also won 12/10 against Jim Wilcox & Don Poulton from Swan Hill, getting them through to the last four teams. In the semi-final played on Thursday 11th December they met Torie Babitsch & Ian Ross from Bendigo, who after a close battle, proved too good on the day winning 14/10. The Bendigo pair went on to have a 18/12 win in the final against a Traralgon RSL team who had convincingly won their semi-final 18/5.