Thursday, August 24, 2023


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Mackay Bowls Club News

The weather was not kind to the Mackay Bowls Club on Tuesday and Friday, but the sun came out for Scroungers on Thursday afternoon.

19 players turned out to bowl with four rinks of three players and one rink of four.

Close games were witnessed with Tom Casey playing Kees Struik in one semi-final and Steve Cassidy playing Robyn Schatkowski in the other.

Mr Casey went on to defeat Ms Schatkowski in the final.

Men's competition was played over the weekend and results were:

Men's B Pairs: Barry Jenner, Peter Carter def Doug Wootton, Barry Paskins 26-14

Open Singles Semi-Final: Ross Dunstan def Noel Wilson 25-14

Open Pairs: Doug Wootton, Bruce Bridger def Justin Strong, Ross Blanchard 27-18

Open Singles Final: Ross Dunstan def Steve Cassidy 25-11. Mr Dunstan will now represent Mackay Bowls Club at the Champion of Champion Singles.

Ladies Consistency Singles: Leanne Jenner def Karina Dunn

Helen Truscott and Erin Clemett will be representing Mackay Bowls Club in the District Champion of Champion Pairs in Proserpine.

Over the weekend, Men's and Ladies Competition will be played.

Contributed by Mike Irving

The Men's Open Singles Final between Steve Cassidy and Ross Dunstan. Photo credit: Mike Irving

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