Bowler in select group of winners
Indoor bowler Eric Bell received his Gold Bar for 10 titles when he teamed up with Rex Mcnae and won the Matamata Sub Association’s open pairs competition.
As a member of the Okauia Indoor Bowling Club for more than 30 years, Mr Bell has always been an enthusiastic and supportive member of the club and to win 10 sub-association titles is a great effort.
Mr Bell joins an elite few to have won 10 indoor bowls titles.
During the year 2000 he earned the Gold Star for five titles and now he has a Gold Bar. It is an outstanding achievement and it was a pleasure to award Eric with this well-deserved honour.
His 10 titles are as follows: open singles 1982; open pairs 1998, 2012; Harold Hill open fours 2004, 2007; champion of champion pairs 2010; champion of champion triples 1999; champion of champion fours 1999, 2000, 2009.