Air­lie men shine at Cham­pion of Cham­pi­ons

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AIR­LIE BOWLS

THE Air­lie Beach team has won two out of three matches in the men’s Cham­pion of Cham­pi­ons two-bowl triples at the week­end.

Rep­re­sented by Herb Se­comb, Bob McMa­hon and An­drew Bell, the Air­lie Beach men won the first round on Satur­day against City Bowls Club 2118.

The team backed up to win in the af­ter­noon, pre­vail­ing 29-22 over North Mackay.

The third round on Sun­day saw Air­lie Beach take on Seaforth Bowls Club; how­ever the trio’s run would be cut short with a 28-19 loss. In other bowls news, men’s day last Wed­nes­day hosted 17 play­ers.

Barry Zill­man and Herb Se­comb took down Al­lan Leis and Eric Bot­tle 25-17, while the win­ners of the money were David Zim­mer­mann and Jim Cairns, beat­ing David Stock and Ron­ald Kennedy 33-9.

Keith Dunn and Jack Dob­bins won over Bruce Pur­die and Keith Beetham 21-12 while the un-se­lected game of triples saw Den­nis Chris­tensen, Stan Hoy and John For­nasiero vic­to­ri­ous over Ian Hoy, Ian Giles and Kon Philitt 21-18.

The Mixed Fours Com­pe­ti­tion started on Thurs­day night, with the first round win­ners in Henny Tat­tam, Betty Nicolle, Bob McMa­hon and An­drew Bell tak­ing the points over Louise Ma­hony, Bruce Pur­die, Ladda Pur­die and David Dias 25-20.

Sun­day’s play saw the ladies’ tri- ples fi­nal played, with Elaine Had­low, Lane Telford and Jill Spencer fall­ing just short of Jo Howes, Betty Nicolle and Mar­garet Heeney 26-23.

So­cial bowls hosted 12 play­ers in two sets of triples.

Henny Tat­tam, Jack Dob­bins and Margo Stan­ley ousted Richard Whitehouse, Noela White­head and Eric Bot­tle 26-11 while Doreen Whitehouse, Jenny Ry­der and May Se­comb had the last laugh against Di Dob­bins, Paul Os­borne and Steve Tat­tam 23-19.

In other news Business House Bowls started last night.

LADIES

Last Tues­day saw 10 ladies take to the Air­lie Beach Bowls Club.

One set of pairs saw Jo Howes and Henny Tat­tam win over Jill Spencer and Jenny Ruder 13-9. A game of triples had Lane Telford, Doreen Peadon and Doreen Whitehouse vic­to­ri­ous over Margo Stan­ley, Noela White­head and Joy Seawright 15-7.

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