Thursday, October 26, 2023


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Mackay Bowls Club

The Mackay Bowls Club's Ladies Section recently hosted a thrilling 3 Bowl Triples Carnival, showcasing the skills and camaraderie that make lawn bowls a beloved sport. The event, which featured all rinks in play, was made possible through the generous sponsorship of Barry and Leanne Jenner of Sheds n Homes.

The competition was spirited, and the victory went to the team of Carol Savage, Sue Hunter, and Karina Dunn, who secured the championship title. Second place was claimed by Ros White, Rita Hughes, and Leanne McGough, with Anne Smith, Betty Petersen, and Jayne Johnstone taking third place.

Looking ahead, the club's Annual Meeting is scheduled for Sunday, November 19th, at 10:30 am. Members are encouraged to participate in discussions and contribute to the club's activities.

In other club news, the B Pairs Champion of Champion event took place, featuring Mick Coll and Steve Cassidy, who reached the semi-finals before narrowly missing out. The South Suburban team emerged as victors.

The club is now gearing up for the Champion of Champion 2 Bowl Triples event at the Pioneer Valley Club, where K Tranberg, J Wallace, and N Wilson will represent Mackay Bowls Club.

Additionally, the Tuesday Social Bowls event brought together 24 participants, with Robin Schatkowski, Whare Herewini, and Barry Paskins securing the Winner of Winners title. Albert Wicks, Brian Martin, and Brian Williams were recognized as the Winner of Losers.

Thursday Scroungers saw Kees Struik face off against Grant Edmonds in a spirited contest.

Lastly, the Mackay Bowls Club thanked Bruce and his team for their efforts in preparing the green for the Laser Level, ensuring that the club's members can enjoy top-notch facilities. The green will be closed for approximately six weeks.

Contributed by Mike Irving

Carol Savage, Sue Hunter, Karina Dunn. Photo supplied

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