Ladies carnival draws crowd
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.