Thursday, February 29, 2024


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Mackay Bowls

Get ready to roll this Saturday, as the Mackay Bowls Club hosts the long-awaited Australia Day Bowls event, kicking off at 1pm, March 2nd.

Come along bowlers, and enjoy an afternoon of bowls and some Aussie tucker… be sure to wear your best Aussie attire!

Sponsored by Mackay Regional Council and Karyn Shepherd from More Air, this event promises a day of fun-filled bowling action, offering two divisions, one for Bowlers and the other for non-bowlers. You’ve got to be in it to win it! There will be prize money for both divisions.

Last Friday launched the first afternoon of Cut throat bowls, where 24 bowlers enjoyed the afternoon after a blind draw.

The final came down to a very close finish with umpire Hazel making the call on the winners. Eddie Roberts and Leanne Jenner won the afternoon from Carol Savage and Janice Nelson with a winning shot on the last bowl.


Tuesday Men's Triples - Winner of Winners:

A. Summerville, K. Dunn, E. Roberts

Winner of Losers:

L. Jenner, B. Jenner, P. Taffee

Thursday Scroungers:

A. Shepherd def W. Herewini  in a close game, winning by one.

Club Competition Sunday 3rd March 1.00pm start.

B Singles: S. Green  vs  T. Casey

Open Pairs: S. McMillian, R. Dunstan vs  S. Makin, C. Molloy

G. Thomsen, T. Mayfield  vs  A. Lovern, N. Holt

Open Fours: T. Gibson, K. Tranberg, G. Edmonds, N. Wilson   vs   E. Wynd,  A. Shepherd,

D. Wootton, B. Bridger.

A mixed Four's and Pairs Carnival will be played over the Weekend of the 9th and on the 10th March, $1070 is up for grabs in prize money!

Saturday 9th March, mixed Four's start 1.00pm with 21 ends.

Sunday  10th March, two games of Pairs (men's and women's pairs and mixed

pairs) each game 11 ends starting 11.00am.

Selectors have picked teams for Marian Mill Shield on Saturday March

23rd, with the final on Sunday 24th.

Team 1.  P. Molloy, S. Cassidy, R. Fry, B. Bridger.

Team 2. G. Luck. A. Gibson, M. Coll, R. Blanchard.

Team 4.  K. Tranberg, C. Marks, G. Edmonds, N. Wilson.

Team 4. B. Jenner, C. Stevens, B. Robertson, B. Paskins.

Whether you're a seasoned player or new to the sport, don't miss out on the opportunity to join in on the excitement at the Mackay Bowls Club's upcoming events.

To check out future events, draws and results, visit the Mackay Bowls Club online.

Contributed by Mike Irving

Caption: Seasoned players, enjoying a game of Bowls

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