Thursday, August 24, 2023


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Proserpine Bowls Report

Triples Finalised

This weekend Michael Kinnear competed in the Champion of Champion Singles at North Mackay.  

Michael, a previous winner of this event, was defeated by Graeme Blackburn from Wests Tigers.  

Peter Blackburn from Souths Suburban went on to win the event with Bruce Archer from Sarina being the runner up.

On Sunday the Men's Club Championship Triples were finalised.  

In the Semi Finals Harry Craig, Scott Hamilton (subbing for Isaac Elliott), and Jonathan Bye defeated Philip Brown (subbing for Warren Wilson), Bruce Uhe and Barry Zillmann 32 – 5.

Dale Haack, Shane Kinnear, and Wayne Handley defeated Kendall Watts, Gavin Noonan and Luchie Gardel 23 - 16.  

Sunday afternoon the Finals were played.  

Dale Haack, Shane Kinnear, and Wayne Handley defeated Harry Craig, Scott Hamilton, and Jonathan Bye 27 - 17.  

Wayne's team will now play Champion of Champions at Souths Suburban on September 9 and 10.

In Social bowls.  

On Wednesday we had visitors from Victoria join us for a game of bowls.  

Alen Sanderson, Christina B and Philip Brown defeated Arthur Griffith, John Anderson, and Pat Bownds 27 – 19.

Jim Bownds, Bruce Uhe, and Barry Zillmann defeated Lee King, Jim Chedwick, and Sandy Daffara 22 - 16.  

On Sunday we had a visitor from Port Pirie South Australia.  

John Anderson and Peter Lawton defeated John Burnett and Arthur Griffith 27 - 18;  Alen Sanderson, Philip Brown and Sandy Daffara defeated Lee King, Hugh Paterson and Kendall Watts 22 - 12.

Contributed with thanks to Heather Brown.

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