Thursday, October 12, 2023


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Mackay Bowls Club

The annual Dr Williams Lawn Bowls Tournament took place last weekend at the North Mackay and City Bowls Club, bringing together enthusiastic teams from across the region. Here's a rundown of the results:

Mackay Club won their game on Saturday Afternoon against Wests but were beaten on Sunday Morning by North Mackay in the Semi-Final. North Mackay went on to play Northern Beaches in the Final with the latter being successful.

Congratulations to all three Mackay Club teams for their commendable efforts throughout the tournament.

Social Bowls Highlights:

• Tuesday afternoon Social Bowls saw a strong turnout, with players adjusting to the slightly heavier greens after morning showers.

• The winning team for the afternoon consisted of Alf Pagden, Albert Wicks, and Peter Carter.

• The winners of the losers category were Julie Caban, Marie Mayfield, and Dot McMamara.

Thursday Scroungers:

• Fourteen bowlers participated in Thursday Scroungers across four rinks.

• In the Semi-Finals, Steve Cassidy faced Peter Carter, while Brian William played against Karina Dunn. Peter and Brian emerged as the winners, setting the stage for an exciting final.

Friday Social Bowls Results:

• Winners: L Jenner, M Mayfield, V Edwards

• Defeated: H Truscott, K Robinson, B Jenner, R Schatkowski

Competition Results - Ladies:

• Consistency Singles: E Clements defeated J Caban.

• 2 Bowl Triples: L Jenner, M Mayfield, and D McMamara defeated K Dunn, C Savage, and K Burns.

Competition Results - Men's:

• Open 2 Bowl Triples: A Naylor (sub), B Jenner, and C Stevens defeated P Carter, C Marks, and B Paskins.

• Open 2 Bowl Triples Final: K Tranberg, J Wallace, and N Wilson faced J Steindl, S McMillan, and R Dunstan.

• B Grade 2 Bowl Triples: L Dargin, A Sommerville, and R Bell took on J Smith, S Cassidy (sub), and R Casey.

• Mixed Fours: C Marks, M Mayfield, D McMamara, and T Mayfield competed against L Jenner, B Jenner, E Clemett, and P Molloy.

Contributed by Mike Irving

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