Strong men’s day for Air­lie Bowls

Whitsunday Times - - SPORT -


MEN’S attendance last Wed­nes­day re­turned to full strength, with 18 play­ers in ac­tion.

Win­ners of the money were John For­nasiero, Nik Fern­bach and Keith Dunn for their triples vic­tory over Rick Wil­liams, Peter Law­ton and Jim Cairns, win­ning 24-20.

A game of pairs with saw Allen Leis and Col Howes over­come Bruce Pur­die and Keith Beetham 22-12, while Herb Se­comb and Jack Dob­bins had the last laugh against David Zim­mer­mann and David Stock 24-20.

Mean­while a self-se­lected game of pairs saw Ian Hoy and Ian Giles vic­to­ri­ous over Den­nis Chris­tensen and Stan Hoy 23-12.

Wed­nes­day night Business House Bowls saw its fi­nal round of se­ries 13, with Wool­worths nar­rowly pip­ping Marine Pro­vi­sion­ing.

Both teams fin­ished with a score of 17, but Wool­worths would be pro­claimed win­ners on a count­back with a two-point dif­fer­ence.

Fri­day night Bare Foot Bowls was well at­tended con­sid­er­ing the long week­end, how­ever there will be no play this Fri­day (Oc­to­ber 10).

Sun­day’s Mixed Bowls Day at­tracted 22 play­ers, with the se­lec­tors mak­ing-up three games of triples and another of pairs.

The pair’s game and win­ners of the money were David Dias and Keith Beetham, who took down Sandy Bar­rile and Noela White­head 16-8, while Eric Bot­tle, Herb Se­comb and Sharon Ken­drick ousted Nik Fern­bach, Alan Leis and Jack Dob­bins 15-8.

Margo Stan­ley, Jill Spencer and Mar­garet Hen­ney crushed David Zim­mer­mann, Paul Os­borne and Mau­reen Barnard 15-9.

The last of the triples’ matches saw Ricky Wil­liams, Bruce Pur­die and Louise Ma­hony take down Jo Howes, Ladda Pur­die and Col Howes 13-11.


Ladies day on Tues­day, Septem­ber 30 saw 10 bowlers take the greens.

Two games, one of pairs and one of triples, was the or­der of the day.

Elaine Had­low and Jill Spencer took down Margo Stan­ley and Mae Se­comb 24-14 while the triples’ en­counter saw Jenny Ry­der, Noela White­head and Doreen Whitehouse win over Jo Howes, Mar­garet Heeney and Rose Allen 18-14.

ON A WIN­NER: Bruce Pur­die, show­ing off his South Syd­ney colours, lines up a shot dur­ing so­cial play at the Air­lie Beach Bowls Club on Sun­day.

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