Thursday, August 24, 2023


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Mackay Bowls Club News

Plenty of competition was played over the Weekend with Champion of Championship Fours being played at Mackay Bowls Club.

Games started on Saturday morning and, unfortunately, Mackay Bowls Club team were beaten in a close game.

Souths Suburban played Proserpine in the final on Sunday afternoon with Souths coming out victors in a close game.

A good weekend of Bowls was witnessed over the two days.

Tuesday Social Play continued with 24 players.

Winners of Winners:

Julie Caban, Marie Mayfield, Dot McNamara

Winners of Losers:

Tom Casey, Alf Pagden, Mick D'Alessio

19 players turned up to have a roll for Thursday Afternoon Scroungers.

Doc Currey and Ross Blanchard won their semi-final and played off in the final with Doc defeating Ross.

Friday Social Play saw a good roll up with winners Peter Nelson, Dot McNamara and losers Janice Nelson, Marie Mayfield.

Congratulations to Karina Dunn (Open Club Singles Champion) and Janice Nelson (B Grade Singles Champion) at St Helens Club for the District Championship event.

Competition Results:

Open Pairs Doug Wootton, Bruce Bridger def Joe Crocker, Brian Williams 20-17

Justin Strong (sub), Ross Blanchard def Josh Smith, Ryan Casey

Competition will be played over this weekend.

Ladies Senior Singles:

Carol Savage v Dot McNamara

Ladies Competition Final 3 Bowl Triples:

E Clements, J Nielsen, R Schatkowski v D Mizzen, M Mayfield, D McNamara.

Consistency Singles:

C Savage v K Burns

L Jenner v K Dunn

Men's Competition Open Singles:

N Wilson v R Dunstan

B pairs:

D Wootton, B Paskins v B Jenner, P Carter.

Sunday Open Pairs Final:

S Cassidy v winner Wilson/Dunstan

Open Pairs Final:

D Wootton, B Bridger v J Strong (sub), R Blanchard.

Contributed by Mike Irving

The Souths Suburban winning Championship Fours team. Photo supplied: Mike Irving

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