Bowlers get ready for May Day car­ni­val

Whitsunday Times - - SPORT -


THE Proser­pine Bowls Club is gear­ing up for the May Day Car­ni­val this week­end.

The an­nual event will take place on Satur­day and mem­bers helped dress the Val De Boni Green dur­ing the week.

“We are hop­ing for a con­tin­u­a­tion of this great weather for this event,” Heather Brown said. “There are al­ways some great bowls played at this car­ni­val each year.”

On Sun­day 19 play­ers took part in so­cial play, with John Lah­ney, Dot Hin­schen and Ma­ree Daf­fara de­feat­ing Peter Law­ton, Jo Peasley and Kevin Thoro­good 26-12 while Derek Brown, Sandy Daf­fara and Heather Brown took the points from Jeanette Cal­way, Arthur Wil­liams and Philip Brown 24-17.

Fran Porter, Rick Wil­liams and Jim Quod rounded out the day by over­pow­er­ing Lillian Har­ris, John Hen­der­son, Gail Camm and Bar­bara Dam-

mash 28-16.


On Wed­nes­day glo­ri­ous weather greeted three com­pe­ti­tion games.

In Club Cham­pi­onship Sin­gles Joan McGrath de­feated Fran Porter 25-8 and Norma Daniels de­feated Wendy Pomeroy 25-18.

It was a close game in the Club Cham­pi­onship Pairs but June Blair and Heather Brown over­came Flo O’Han­lon and Heather Pat­ullo 22-16.

In so­cial games, Joyce Pat­ullo, John Dam­mash and Gail Camm knocked over Arthur Wil­liams, Lill Burke, Noelie Dibben and Joy Jef­fries 23-13 while Cathy Holmes and Jo Peasley ousted Car­lie Al­bert­son and Ma­ree Daf­fara/Joan McGrath 2317.

A rep­re­sen­ta­tive from Aero Bowls will be present from 10am while the next com­mit­tee meet­ing takes place on May 13 at 10am.

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