Pennant competitions against Mackay
BOWLS: Ladies’ day on Tuesday was taken over by pennant competitions against South Suburban and Mackay City.
Men’s day on Wednesday had 16 Airlie members and five out-of-town visitors, one from Middle Park, two from Maryborough, one from Bendigo and one from Adelaide.
Three games of triples and one game of pairs were played, with Keith Dunn taking the double lead job in the second triples game.
Winners of the money were Wally Gray, Rick Galea and Ken Butler for scoring a 25-11 win against Bruce Pur- die, Neil Moore and Harold Patullo.
The triples game with Keith Dunn as the double lead was won by Graeme Herd and Barry Zillmann, who scored 25, against David Stock and Tony Whitehorn, who only managed 17.
Herb Secomb, Bertie Taylor and John Sladek won by a margin of four against Bob Fenney, Jim Cairns and Rick Brunell. The final score was 19-15.
The pair’s game was very close, but Bob Speers and Dan McLeod overcame Leah Williamson and Ron Spence to win the game 18-16.
Night bowls with Business House Bowls and the last game for Series 20 was won by newcomer Whitsunday Fishing World.
The Saturday Scroungers game was attended by 19 happy bowlers, with the win seesawing between Kevin Jewell and Jenny Ryder.
Jenny was ultimately announced the winner after a recount gave her a margin of one.
In the championship event, the men’s singles was played between Kevin Jewell and Andrew Bell.
Kevin easily won with a score of 25 to Andrew’s 16.
FORM: Rick Brunell having a bowl in Airlie Beach on Sunday afternoon.