Business house bowls competition heating up
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.