Busy weekend for bowlers
IT WAS another very busy weekend of bowls for Proserpine as players made the most of the perfect conditions.
On Saturday morning there were some great bowls played and some high pressure matches.
In the club championship singles Scott Kinnear defeated Nathan Dodds 26-22.
This was a really even game with the score being 22 all after 23 ends played.
Dean Lovelock defeated John Henderson 28-11.
Henderson nearly got the early lead but went down a few multiples to surrender the lead. Ben Cutrone defeated Grahame Kinnear 25-21 in a 31 end game with scores mostly restricted to ones with a smattering of multiples.
Two games of B grade singles were played.
Ted Cullen defeated Steve Lawrie 25-22.
In this game Cullen got the early lead but Lawrie worked his way back into the game, taking 29 ends before a result was decided.
Shane Kinnear also defeated Reg Russell 25-11. The afternoon games were also fiercely contested.
In club championship pairs, Brian Pearce and Barry Saroglia showed great team work to defeat Shane May and Dan Robinson 36-7.
Michael Kinnear and Grahame Kinnear were on fire and defeated Wayne Handley and Jonathan Bye 27-7, while Martin Corr and Shane Kinnear showed no mercy defeating Dale Haack and Vince Olsen 39-12.
A round of the club championship fours was played on Saturday afternoon.
Arthur Williams, Jim Quod, Rob Taylor and Kevin Thorogood defeated Matthew Camm, Dean Lovelock, Todd Marshall and Ross Reville 1911. Thirteen players attended social bowls on Sunday afternoon.
Fran Porter, John Henderson and Philip Brown defeated Carlie Albertson, Kevin Duell, Heather Brown and Kevin Thorogood 23-13, while Jeanette Calway, Reg Russell and Flo O’Hanlon defeated Trudy Hanne, John Lahney and Gail Camm 29-8.
There will be mixed social bowls available again next Sunday.
This Saturday morning both the A singles and B singles will start at 9.30am.
Matthew Camm go up against Barry Saroglia with marker Scott Kinnear in the A singles.
In the B singles, Shane Spann will take on John Henderson with marker Reg Russell and Dale Haack will face off against Vince Olsen with marker Jim Quod.
On Saturday afternoon the open fours will be held from 1.30pm.
John Henderson, Reg Russell, Phillip Brown and G. Milne will go up against Ben Cutrone, Brian Pearce, Scott Kinnear and Barry Saroglia.
In the afternoon A singles, Shane Spann will verse Johnathan Bye with marker Wayne Handley.
There was a great turnout of players for the Wednesday competition.
John Lahney, Lillian Harris and Maree Daffara defeated Barbara Drinkwater, June Blair and Gail Camm 29-9, while Fran Porter, Lois Read and Heather Brown defeated Carlie Albertson, Arthur Williams and Flo O’Hanlon 3-12 and Norma Daniels, Annette Patullo and Barbara Dammash defeated Pauline Spruce, Trudy Hanne, Cathy Holmes and Joy Jeffries 18-9.
Nominations for club competitions in singles, pairs and fours closed on Wednesday.
Nominations for B singles, consistency singles and triples will close at a later date.
Games director Joan Thorogood has asked that all players who are intending to be unavailable for competition due to travel or personal commitments to let her know in advance.
She will endeavour to work around these dates. If you are drawn to play a game and have not given prior notice, the play sub or forfeit ruling will be applicable, except in extraordinary cases.Competition will be beginning on Wednesday, March 19. The draw for this will be published next week. The next committee meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 11 at 10am.
BOWLS BATTLE: Scott Kinnear scored a 26-22 victory over Nathan Dodds with marker Wayne Handley during the A singles compeition at the Proserpine Bowls Club on Saturday morning.