Bowlers per­form ad­mirably in Mackay

Whitsunday Times - - SPORT -

PROSER­PINE BOWLS

SHANE Spann and Heather Brown more than held their own at the Mackay and Dis­trict Mixed Pairs over the week­end.

In the first round they de­feated Nug­gie Pratt and Ken Wadel from North Mackay, while in the sec­ond round they took down Betty Ni­cole and Man Is­gro.

Their run came to an end in the third round, de­feated by Delia Walsh and Peter Black­burn (Souths Sub­ur­ban) by just one shot.

In so­cial play on Sun­day Noelie Dibben, Flo O’Han­lon and Philip Brown took down John Lah­ney, Gail Camm and Joy Jef­fries 24-23 and Fran Porter, Dot Hin­schen, Wendy Pomeroy and Barry Zill­man ousted Norma Daniels, Jeanette Cal­way, Arthur Wil­liams and Barry Zill­mann 27-8.

The Men’s Club Cham­pi­onship Triples will be played this Satur­day from 9.30am, with Dan Robin­son, Shane May and Wayne Han­d­ley to play Neil Robin­son, John Hen­der­son and Bruce Upchurch while Ted Cullen and Steve Lawrie are set for Nathan Dodds, Scott Hamil­ton and Gra­hame Kin­n­ear.

In other matches, Arthur Wil­liams, Jim Quod and Philip Brown will play Jar­rod Mur­ray, Michael Kin­n­ear and Barry Saroglia while Martin Corr, Scott Kin­n­ear and Ben Cutrone are drawn against Gavin Milne, Jonathan Bye and Shane Spann.

The semi-fi­nals will be held on Satur­day, March 7 from 1.30pm while the fi­nals will fol­low on Sun­day.

LADIES

On Tues­day four of the club’s ladies trav­elled to North­ern Beaches to play in their Beach Girls Day, where Norma Daniels, Janet Mor­timer, Lois Read and Ma­ree Daf­fara came fourth.

Last Wed­nes­day, Trudy Hanne, Vicki Spann and Lillian Har­ris trav­elled to City Club with Heather Brown rep­re­sent­ing Proser­pine at Mackay City’s Pres­i­dent’s At Home Day.

At Proser­pine on Wed­nes­day, Cathy Holmes, Fran Porter, Flo O’Han­lon and Ma­ree Daf­fara de­feated Mary Hedge­long, Wendy Pomeroy, Joyce Pat­ullo and Bar­bara Dam­mash 21-14.

In other news, to­day’s the club’s of­fi­cial open­ing day with play­ers from Air­lie and Wan­garatta join­ing in.

Play will run from 1.15-3.15pm and those at­tend­ing are re­minded to bring prizes for the cent sale.

Ad­di­tion­ally the draw for the Club Cham­pi­onship Fours has been com­pleted, with play to start on March 11 at 1.15pm. Janet Mor­timer, Wendy Pomeroy, Lois Read and Ma­ree Daf­fara will play Norma Daniels, Jo Peasley, Bar­bara Dam­mash and Joan McGrath while Vicki Spann, Fran Porter, June Blair and Heather Brown face An­nette Pat­ullo, Amy Hart, Flo O’Han­lon and Heather Pat­ullo. The next ladies’ com­mit­tee meet­ing will be on Mon­day.

CON­CEN­TRA­TION: Mar­garet Heeney sends one down the green at the Air­lie Beach Bowls Club on Sun­day af­ter­noon.

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