Thursday, August 24, 2023


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Proserpine Bowls Report

It’s been a very full week this week.  

On Wednesday, Carol and Nev Smith played their last game with us until they return on holidays next year.  

John Anderson, Bruce Uhe, and Peter Lawton defeated Arthur Griffith, Carol Smith and Nev Smith 26 - 16; Allen Sanderson, Pat Bownds and Philip Brown drew 14 all with Jim Bownds, Pat Bownds and Sandy Daffara.

On Thursday, Heather Brown competed in the Champion of Champion Singles at St Helens defeating Joy Manning from St Helens 25 - 11 before being defeated by Di Faulkner from Mackay City 25 - 20.  

This past weekend we held the Under 200s Carnival a Men's Fours Carnival.  

This year's winners were Ron Horsfall, Cooper Whitestyles, Grahame Kinnear, and Peter Blackburn from Souths Suburban and Proserpine with 5 Wins plus a Margin of plus 82.  

Second and third place were determined by a countback on ends with both teams scoring 4 Wins plus 17.

Round winner prizes went to teams skipped by Wade Cranston, Shane Kinnear, Chubby Leather, Grant Dalton and a tied round win to Ash Warland and Scott Hamilton.

Many thanks to everyone who made this event such a wonderful carnival again this year.

Competition for Sunday August 20 with a 9.30am start is the Semi Finals of the 3 Bowl Triples.  

Bruce Uhe, Barry Zillmann, and Philip Brown (sub for Warren Wilson) versus Jonathan Bye, Scott Hamilton (sub for Isaac Elliott and Harry Craig; Dale Haack, Shane Kinnear and Wayne Handley versus Kendall Watts, Gavin Noonan and Luchie Gardel.

Contributed with thanks to Heather Brown.

2023 Winners Under 200s (left to right) Ron Horsfall, Gavin Milne (representing sponsor NQAS), Peter Blackburn, Scott Hamilton (President Proserpine Bowls Club), Grahame Kinnear and Cooper Whitestyles front. Photo supplied

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