Thursday, August 24, 2023


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Proserpine Bowls Club News

Proserpine Bowls Club had an eventful week on the rinks starting with pairs on the first rink with Bruce Uhe and Heather Brown defeating Warren Wilson and Sandy Daffara, 10-7 in the first half.  

Warren and Heather defeated Bruce and Sandy in the second half, 7-0, and on the other rink, Alen Sanderson and Noel Hale played Mary Hedgelong and Peter Lawton, then Mary and Noel played Alen and Peter.

On Saturday afternoon there was a good showing for a Men's Social bowls afternoon and Presentation Day.

The Club thanked its sponsors for last year's competition, Gardels Solar and Electrical and Anything Environmental.  

In very hot conditions there were four games of triples played.

On Sunday Proserpine Bowls Club hosted a game of Triples between Heather Brown, Sandy Daffara, and Jim Quod’s team and Mike Harrison, Peter Lawton, and Bruce Uhe. The game ended 28-8 in Ms Browns’ team’s favour.

Clubman Scott Kinnear is playing in the International Blind Bowlers Association team on the Gold Coast, and currently holds medal positions in both events entered.

Nominations have now closed for the Club Championship Singles, Pairs, and Fours and players will be advised soon on the draw and scheduled playing times.  

It is asked that players make themselves available to play when drawn, with weeks’ worth of notice to be given of drawn games.

Club selectors will begin selecting Pennants teams for the upcoming Pennants Season, and at present has nominated for Division 1 and Division 5.  

This will require 20 players over five weekends: April 15/16; April 22/23; May 13/14; May 20/21; and May 27/28.  

Contributed with thanks to Heather Brown

Proserpine Bowls Club Bowler of the Year 2022Wayne Handley

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