Bowlers busy at home and in Mackay

Whitsunday Times - - SPORT -

AIR­LIE BOWLS

LAST Tues­day was a lit­tle down on num­bers due to play­ers be­ing in Mackay for the in­vi­ta­tional four's car­ni­val at North­ern Beaches.

At this stage of the year, most com­pe­ti­tions are fin­ished and so­cial bowls is the name of the game. Win­ners for the day were Di Dob­bins, Judy Chen­gody and Jo Howes who de­feated Mable Davy, Tess Walker and Jill Spencer 13-8.

The ladies who played in Mackay, won two out of their five games.

On Wed­nes­day the $400 jack- pot brought the men out to play as they had a great roll up and win­ners for the day were Herb Se­comb, Jeff Newman and Eric Bot­tle with 17 points while the jack­pot was won by David Zim­mer­man.

Also played on that day was the fi­nal of the ladies B sin­gles and the win­ner was Dale Hell who de­feated Henny Tat­tam 27-7.

Sun­day so­cial bowls was well down on num­bers but win­ners for the day were Mae Se­comb, M Green and Ken Ry­der who de­feated Mau­reen Barnard, Dom Sposato and Ray Green 14-9.

Sun­day morn­ing saw the first round of the mixed four's played and win­ners were Betty Ni­colle, Jill Spencer, David Dias and Bob McMa­hon who de­feated Col Howes, Steve Tat­tam, Jo Howes and Margo Stan­ley 29-16.

In the af­ter­noon the fi­nal was held and win­ners were Rick Wil­liams, Elaine Had­low, Mann Is­gro and Kevin Jewell who de­feated Betty Ni­colle, Jill Spencer, David Dias and Bob McMa­hon 21-14.

Busi­ness house bowlers con­tinue to en­joy their games and cur­rently the lead­ers are Char­ter Yachts Aus­tralia, Porters and Whit­sun­day Tran­sit all on six points.

This is a great in­tro­duc­tion to the game of bowls and any­one in­ter­ested in com­ing along should be at the club by 6.15pm at the lat­est ev­ery Wed­nes­day evening.

Com­ing up is the Whit­sun­day Cruise Car­ni­val spon­sored by Cruise Whit­sun­day on Satur­day, Novem­ber 9 from 8.30am.

There are some great prizes on of­fer at this mixed triples event and any­one in­ter­ested should con­tact the car­ni­val sec­re­tary Ali­son Holmes on 4946 1219.

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