Thursday, August 24, 2023


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Mackay Bowls Club News

The Ladies Pennants season has finished with Mackay Club beating Airlie Beach last Friday.

On Tuesday July 4, the Mackay Ladies were off to Sarina Club to try to retain the Johnson Shield which they won last year.

The Mackay Club Team is Singles Carol Savage, Pairs Dot McNamara (c) and Marie Mayfield, Fours  Denise Mezzen, Janice Nelson, Julie Caban and Robyn Schatkowski.

Ladies Champion of Champion Triples Semi-Final: Erin Clements, Janice Nelson, Robyn Schatkowski  def Karina Dunn, Carol Savage, Karli Burns.

Men’s Senior Singles continued on Sunday with Steve Cassidy def Col Stevens 25-16,  Barry Jenner def Barry Paskins 25-15, Trevor Mayfield def Mike Irving 25-14.

B Grade Singles: Brian Williams def Tom Casey 26-13

Tuesday Social 20 Players turned up to play and some close games were witnessed with winners Julie Caban, Marie Mayfield, Dot McNamara.

Winners of Losers: Albert Wicks, Alf Pagden, Mick D’Alessio.

Thursday Scroungers had six rinks with 19 players and Mick Coll def Peter Carter in the final.

Friday Social Paly was won by Janice Nelson, Wendy Pomeroy with Barry Jenner and Peter Nelson runner up.

Friday Afternoon July 7 Ladies Hosted Play and Mens B Pairs Peter Nelson, Col Stevens v L Dargin, T Casey.

Saturday Afternoon Men’s Open Pairs Doug Wootton, B Bridger v B Williams, J Crocker.

Men’s Open Triples G Collum, P Taaffe, R  Mroz v J Smith, R Casey, T Casey.

Sunday Morning Men’s Open Singles S Cassidy  v C Molloy.

Sunday Arvo Men’s Open Fours E Wynd, A Shepherd, D Wootton, B Bridger v D Currey, M Irving, M Coll, S Cassidy.

Everybody is invited to come down over the weekend to watch some good close bowls and enjoy the friendship of the club.

Contributed by Mike Irving

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