Busi­ness house bowls com­pe­ti­tion heat­ing up

Whitsunday Times - - SPORT -

AIR­LIE BOWLS

TUES­DAY af­ter­noon bowls was washed out again this week for the ladies com­pe­ti­tion.

All play­ers are hop­ing for fine con­di­tions for next Tues­day’s Pres­i­dents At Home Day which will at­tract vis­i­tors from clubs around the district.

Air­lie Beach ladies are re­minded to be at the club no later than 8.45am to wel­come the vis­i­tors to the club as they ar­rive.

Play­ers are asked to bring three cent sale prizes and no morn­ing or af­ter­noon tea is re­quired as the club will be hold­ing a lun­cheon af­ter the morn­ing game.

Wed­nes­day men’s day was not as well sup­ported as usual, but those who at­tended had a good day.

Win­ners for the day were Herb Se­comb, Ge­off New­man and Eric Bot­tle who de­feated Herb Se­comb (dou­ble lead) Wally Gray and John For­nasiero 25 - 11.

In the other game of pairs Jim Cairns and Nik Fern­bach de­feated Bruce Pur­die and Steve Tat­tam 20 - 17.

All men who wish to be con­sid­ered for the pen­nant side must at­tend prac­tice ev­ery Thurs­day from 5pm.

Wed­nes­day evening busi­ness house bowls was well at­tended again with some new faces com­ing along to en­joy this com­pet­i­tive com­pe­ti­tion.

Win­ners for the night were Char­ter Yachts Aus­tralia with Jenny Wal­ters win­ning the raf­fle and Woolies All­sorts tak­ing out the bar­rel draw.

Any­one wish­ing to join in the fun each week are en­cour­aged to be at the Air­lie Beach Bowls Club by 6.15pm.

Play­ers who are un­able to at­tend on the night must let Sandy know on 0488 754 184 or or­gan­ise an­other player to take their place.

On Sun­day, so­cial bowls was an early St Patrick’s Day cel­e­brata­tion, with a themed event and a won­der­ful day was had by all.

The day was spon­sored by Air­lie Beach Paint­ing Con­trac­tors.

The win­ners of the prizes on of­fer were Ladda Pur­die, Wally Gray and David Dias who de­feated Henny Tat­tam, Bruce Pur­die and Keith Beetham 17 – 7.

The run­ners-up were Louise Ma­hony, Mar­garet Heeney and Nik Fern­bach who saw off Diane Dob­bins, Noela White­head and Steve Tat­tam 17 – 7.

In the other game Mau­reen Barnard, Mar­garet Dou­glas and Margo Stan­ley de­feated Mau­reen Barnard (dou­ble lead) Betty Ni­colle and Garry North 15 - 9.

Fri­day bare­foot bowls night was very busy with St Cather­ine’s school hav­ing a so­cial func­tion.

For more in­fro­ma­tion on the club or to or­gan­ise a so­cial func­tion, con­tact club man­ager Sandy Bar­rile on 0488 754 184.

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