Thursday, August 24, 2023


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Mackay Bowls Club News

Congratulations to Helen Truscott and Erin Clemett who made it to the semi-final of the Champion of Champion Pairs in Proserpine, with both ladies playing very good bowls.

This week Karli Burns, Carol Savage, Karina Dunn and Denise Mezzen will represent the Mackay Bowls Club in Champion of Champion Fours at Marian.

In Calen, Karina Dunn and Janice Nielsen will compete in the postponed Champion of Champion Senior and B Grade Singles.

Mackay Bowls Club’s very own Albert Wicks, Alf Padgen and Mona Towsend feature in the latest edition of Queensland Bowler magazine in an article showcasing that age is no barrier.

Tuesday Social Play saw 25 players turn up for an afternoon of bowls.


Winners of Winners: Leanne Jenner, Barry Jenner, Peter Taaffe.

Winner of Losers: John Schatkowski, B Williams , Barry Paskins.

Thursday Scroungers: Denise Mezzen def Brian Williams in the final.

Contact the club if you are interested in an afternoon of Thursday social bowls; men, ladies and visitors are welcome.

Friday Social Play

Winners of Winners: Kristine Robinson, Janice Nelson.

Runners up: Denise Mezzen, Peter Nelson, Val Edwards.

Club Competition continues Saturday and Sunday in both Men and Ladies.

Saturday Afternoon Ladies 3 Bowl Triples final: E Clements , L Nielsen,, R Schatkowski v D Mezzen, M Mayfield, D McMamara

Men’s Senior Singles:

Steve Cassidy v Barry Jenner

Peter Molloy v Trevor Mayfield

The winners of these games will play off in the final on Sunday afternoon.

Contributed by Mike Irving

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