Bit­ter­sweet pen­nants round for Prossie bowlers

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The Proser­pine Bowls Club’s di­vi­sion 5 pen­nants had a bit­ter­sweet week­end of bowls.

On Satur­day the team went to Mackay where Ross Reville’s team won 22-15 and Vince Olsen’s boys fell 31-12.

Barry Zill­mann’s team also won 23-17 but it wasn’t enough for the club to get the over­all vic­tory, fall­ing to Mackay 6357.

On Sun­day, it was a home game against RSL Me­mo­rial.

Barry Zill­mann’s team fell 20-16 to their op­po­nents, Vince Olsen’s team tri­umphed 19-12 and Ross Reville’s group pre­vailed 28-16.

These re­sults were enough to give Proser­pine the over­all win over RSL at 63-48.

Di­vi­sion five’s next pen­nants game will be on Satur­day, June 27, when they travel to North Mackay.

Some Proser­pine bowlers were also in­volved in the Aus­tralian Open at the Gold Coast over the week­end.

Sec­tional play in sin­gles was held on Satur­day, Sun­day and Mon­day while the pairs di­vi­sion is un­der way.

Read next week’s pa­per to see how the re­gion’s play­ers fared.


On Wed­nes­day, the club’s ladies pen­nants teams played rounds 2 and 3 of this year’s com­pe­ti­tion.

In the early game against North­ern Beaches, Heather Brown’s team was de­feated 20-16 while Maree Daf­fara’s out­fit suc­cumbed 25-10.

North­ern Beaches won the day against Proser­pine 45-26.

The af­ter­noon match was a dif­fer­ent story, with Proser­pine bounc­ing back to win 4530 over Sa­rina.

Heather Brown’s team won 16-14 while Maree Daf­fara’s group pre­vailed 29-16.

Fri­day’s pen­nants game against Mackay has been post­poned un­til Fri­day, June 26, due to rain in Mackay last week.

Round 5 and 6 of the pen­nants is another home dou­ble­header next Wed­nes­day.

The club will host Souths Sub­ur­ban at 9am be­fore back­ing up for matches with North Mackay at 1pm.

Round 4 of pen­nants will be played on June 26, with the club’s bus leav­ing Proser­pine for Mackay at 10am.

So­cial bowls was not held on Sun­day due to the weather.

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