Bowlers enjoying cooler conditions
ALL Airlie Beach bowlers were out to enjoy the winter days with members welcoming lots of southern visitors.
At Wednesday mens bowls John Fornasiero, Ron Spence and Herb Secomb defeated Ken Ryder, Leigh Williamson and Wally Gray 20-18 and Ron Ordner, Nik Fernbach, David Stock and Leon Wilson defeated Howard Moulang, Geoff Hoare and Manfred Krug 16-14.
On Sunday David Zimmerman, Linden Mallesch and Betty Holness defeated Nick Fernbach, Mae Secomb and Joyce Mallesch and June Walsh and Alison Holmes, defeated Judd Wright and Charlene Gregory.
In the other games Brian Arnold, Jo Howes and Herb Secomb defeated Ken Ryder, Doug Pirie and Gwenda Arnold, Kevin Jewell, Betty Nicolle and Mabel Davy defeated Barry Stevens, Dom Sposato and Leigh Williamson and Colin Howes, Noela Whitehead and Wally Gray defeated Ron Ordner, Leon Wilson and Henny Tattam
Also Shirley Williamson, Steve Tattam and Sandra Argo defeated David Stock, Ron Spence and Maureen Barnard.
On Tuesday the Mackay district champion of champions pairs was played in Airlie with Margo Stanley and Betty Nicolle representing the club.
They played very well during the morning match winning well over Pioneer Valley, but in the afternoon match they met with the South Suburban pair who so often represent the district, and were beaten.
The finals will be played in Mackay on Thursday.