Thursday, August 31, 2023


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Wangaratta Bowls

Wangaratta hosted the annual Combined Shield on Saturday.

With a format of Singles, Pairs, Triples and Fours men’s teams from Wangaratta, Collinsville, BBC, and a combined Wangaratta/BBC ladies team played for the trophy.

Over the day there were a lot of great bowls played.

With three match wins and an aggregate of 65 the combined Wangaratta/BBC ladies were the victors. Wangaratta men came in second with BBC third and Collinsville fourth. Thanks to Wangaratta club and all the organisers for a great day.

BBC will host the event next year.

Winners for Monday afternoon triples E Dunn, D Bradeley, and F Farrugia defeated M Elphinstone, I Wheeler, R Stitt.

On Tuesday, winners were R Mumby, M Kilkenny, and P Warren defeated M Elphinstone, J Breakwell, and M Loughead.

Winners for our Fun Friday afternoon were L Knight, M Terry, and M Chappell defeated C Bellingham, A Learson, B Bellingham.

M Hyde, and P Madden defeated S Pearson and R Mumby.

Sunday winners came out on Rink 3. They were L Suann, R Stitt, and F Duncan who defeated J Brunt, L Knight, and J Reimann.

Club Competition: Single Sets R Stitt defeated L Wilson, G Colquhoun defeated D Wallace.

Contributed with thanks to Penny Warren.                                                                                                  

Combined Shield Winners Wangaratta/BBC Ladies. Photo supplied

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