Nail-biter for Prossie bowlers

Whitsunday Times - - SPORT -

PROSER­PINE bowlers played out a thrilling Mixed Pairs en­counter last week.

Joan McGrath and Shane Spann were 20-22 down ahead of the fi­nal end when Philip and Heather Brown held shot.

Spann had one bowl in his hand and held his sec­ond and third shots.

Spann dis­patched Philip’s bowl, hold­ing three shots in the fi­nal end and claim­ing an ex­cit­ing 23-22 win.

In so­cial bowls there were two games of triples, with John Lah­ney, Gail Camm and Jim Quod vic­to­ri­ous over Jeanette Cal­way, Arthur Wil­liams and Kevin Thorogood 25-14.

In other news the Cham­pion of Cham­pi­ons will be played at Air­lie Beach on Novem­ber 1-2. There are no other com­pe­ti­tion games sched­uled for the week­end as a num­ber of play­ers are con­test­ing the North­ern Beaches In­vi­ta­tional 4s.

A com­mit­tee meet­ing will be held on Mon­day, Oc­to­ber 20 while Satur­day, Novem­ber 8 will see Val and Jean De Bondi Day played.

LADIES

Last Wed­nes­day, Flo O’Han­lon’s Pa­troness and Life Mem­ber’s Day was en­joyed by all. Win­ners for the day were Car­lie Al­bert­son, Lil­lian Har­ris, Arthur Wil­liams and Gail Camm 21-15 with the high­est win­ning score.

Run­ners-up with the clos­est win­ning mar­gin were Janet Mor­timer, John Lah­ney, Bar­bara Dam­mash and Joan McGrath.

This was done on a count­back of num­ber of ends won hav­ing tied 20-20 with Fran Porter, Joy Jef­fries and Heather Brown. Win­ners of the Sports­man’s Prize were Norma Daniels, Lill Burke, Dot Hin­schen and Ma­ree Daf­fara. The team for the Friend­ship Shield against St He­lens at Proser­pine on Wed­nes­day, Oc­to­ber 29 will be Noelie Dibben, Joy Jef­fries, Dot Hin­schen and Heather Brown; Norma Daniels, Flo O’Han­lon, Gail Camm and Joan McGrath; Janet Mor­timer, Lois Read, Heather Pat­ullo and Ma­ree Daf­fara.

On Wed­nes­day, Novem­ber 5 the Con­sis­tency Sin­gles game be­tween Lois Read and Heather Brown will be played, while Norma Daniels will face ei­ther Trudy Hanne or Dot Hin­schen in a Se­nior Sin­gles en­counter.

VIC­TO­RI­OUS: Win­ners of Pa­troness Day Arthur Wil­liams, Lil­lian Har­ris, Gail Camm and Car­lie Al­bert­son with pa­troness and Proser­pine Bowls Club life mem­ber Flo O’Han­lon.

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