Seniors carnival a hit
SUNDAY’S Whitsunday Pharmacy Seniors Carnival saw more than 20 players hit the greens at the Airlie Beach Bowls Club.
The winners on the day were Elaine Hadlow, Doreen Whitehouse and Louise Ma- hony, who defeated Betty Nicolle, Jill Spencer and Henny Tattam 25-16.
The runners-up went to the pair’s team of Peter Lawton and Steve Tattam, who took down Sandy Barrile and Nik Fernbach 21-12.
David Zimmerman, Paul Osborne and Maureen Bernard finished third after taking down Margo Stanley, Col Howes and Jack Dobbins (2418).
The last game of triples, and the day’s closest game, saw Jo Howes, Jenny Ryder and Richard Whitehouse edge out David Dias, Noela Whitehead and Bruce Purdie 20-18.
Men’s bowls on Wednesday was down on numbers, with just 12 players taking the greens.
Bob Buckley (Mackay) and Herb Secomb were the winners of the money, taking down Col Howes and Bruce Purdie 26-10.
John Fornasiero and Domenico Sposato drew with Nik Fernbach and Peter Lawton 23-23 while Steve Tattam and Ben Howes cruised past David Stock and Jim Cairns 30-9.
Business House Bowls on Wednesday hosted a round of catch-up games, after the previous week’s play was cancelled due to a power outage.
Woolies lost their first game of the season, but still have the overall lead with 16-points.
Marine Provisioning are just two behind while Intuitive Massage are third.
Porters Pounders, Cold Rock and Bendigo Community Bank are tied on 11 followed by the Mighties (10) and Whitsunday Transit (8).
Ladies day last Tuesday saw no play in Airlie however Jill Spencer, Regina Aquilina, Elaine Hadlow and Margo Stanley played at Sarina’s Springtime Carnival.
No wins were recorded but all four players enjoyed themselves away from home.
Another three ladies in Ladda Purdie, Henny Tattam and Jenny Ryder took part in Wangaratta’s Presidents at Home Day.
CONCENTRATION: Nik Fernbach takes a bowl in a social game at Airlie Beach Bowls Club on Sunday.