Ladies car­ni­val draws crowd

Whitsunday Times - - SPORT - AIR­LIE BOWLS

THE Air­lie Beach Bowls Club hosted a mon­ster car­ni­val last week, with 40 play­ers tak­ing to the green.

Oc­to­ber 13 saw 40 bowlers contest the Ladies One Day Car­ni­val, with teams from Mackay, Pi­o­neer Val­ley North, St He­lens and Proser­pine join­ing Air­lie.

Mackay ul­ti­mately won the day, scor­ing six wins and +39, ahead of Pi­o­neer Val­ley North (six wins +29).

The Air­lie Beach team, con­sist­ing of Margo Stan­ley, Mau­reen Barnard, Regina Aqualina and Rhonda Lloyd fin­ished third with four wins +12.

Jo Howes, Noela White­head, Mar­garet Heeney and Henny Tat­tam also posted four wins +12. Last Wed­nes­day’s men’s day saw 12 bowlers form three games of pairs.

Win­ners of the money were John For­nasiero and David Stock, who de­feated Nik Fern­bach and Jack Dob­bins 24-20.

New mem­ber Greg Pre­vato and Herb Se­comb took down Keith Beetham and Jim Cairns 23-15 while Col Howes and Bruce Pur­die marched past Keith Dunn and Bert Eyken­boom 28-16.

Sun­day saw the first round of the Mixed Fours com­pe­ti­tion take place in ad­di­tion to reg­u­lar mixed so­cial bowls.

The win­ners of the Mixed Fours com­pe­ti­tion were Jo Howes, Nik Fern­bach, Steve Tat­tam and Lane Telford, who took down Kevin Jewell, Mar- go Stan­ley, Jill Spencer and Ricky Wil­liams 22-20.

Reg­u­lar bowls hosted a game of triples, with Noela White­head, Mar­garet Heeney and Henny Tat­tam eas­ily over­com­ing Paul Os­borne, Di Dob­bins and Henny Tat­tam 16-8.

Another game of pairs saw Betty Nicolle and Keith Beetham scrape past Jenny Ry­der and Jack Dob­bins 14-10.

Business House Bowls will start again on Oc­to­ber 29.

For in­for­ma­tion con­tact Sandy Bar­ille on 4946 7656 or email air­liebowls@big­pond.com.

The Cruise Whit­sun­day Car­ni­val will also be held on Satur­day, Novem­ber 8.

LIN­ING UP: Paul Os­borne takes a bowl in a so­cial games on Sun­day af­ter­noon.

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