Thursday, August 24, 2023


Mackay and Whitsunday Life


The Mackay Club will be hosting the Championship Men’s District Fours on the weekend of July 22. Spectators and club members are invited to watch some top games of bowls.

The ladies section contested the Johnson Shield at Sarina Club last weekend, winning games against Sarina and Northern Beaches to advance to the semifinals, only going down to City. Well done ladies.


Tuesday Social Play was washed out.

Thursday Scroungers with (15) players on the rinks playing some good close bowls.

Open Singles:  Steve Cassidy Def Chris Molloy 25-11

Open Fours: Justin Strong, Antony Shepherd, Doug Wootton, Bruce Bridger Def Dereck Currey, Mike Irving, Mick Coll, Steve Cassidy 25-15

B Pairs: Peter Nelson, Col Stevens Def L Dargin T om Casey 22-18

Ladies Snr Singles July 14

D McNamara v M Townsend

U/65 Singles: K Dunn v K Robinson.

All Men’s Competition Matches Are Now Play, Sub or Forfeit.

Ian Truscott, Barry Paskins v Doug Wootton, Bruce Bridger

Sunday 16: Men’S Open Singles: Winner Wallace / Carter v Ross Dunstan.

Men’s Open Pairs: Winner Taaffe/Roberts v W Herewini / R Blanchard.

Open Fours (final): E Wynd, R Fry (sub) D Wootton, B Bridger v K Tranberg, B Robertson, (sub) G Edmonds, N Wilson.

Contributed by Mike Irving

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