Nail-biter for Prossie bowlers
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.
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.