Thursday, March 2, 2023


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Wangaratta Bowls Club

Players from Alligator Creek, Suburban, Giru, Collinsville, and Airlie Beach joined members of the Wangaratta Bowls Club to celebrate its Opening Day on Sunday morning.

Six games of triples were played with the winners coming out on Rink Three: Merle Elphinstone, Lyn Danvers, and Greg Colquhoun defeated Gwenda Lydom, Denise Wallace, and Geoff Danvers.

Runners Up were Jocelyn DeFranciscis, Rhonda Lloyd, and Sugar Brunker, who defeated Robyn Stitt, Maree Brunker, and Pat Tracey.

Other winners were Robyn Engert, Penny Warren, and Graeme Read against Lindy Suann, Irene Laird, and Mark DeFranciscis.

Graeme Margaret, Wilson Kaye, and Cooper beat Bron Tolcher, Kent Moriarty, and Greg Duncan, while Bill Myers, Teresa Willshire, and Fely Duncan defeated J Taylor, C Engert, and Allan Rolfe.

The final winners of the day were Tess Walker, Linda Smith, and Kevin Daniels in the game against Sue Shearing, Deb Retchless, and Gary Stockham.

Ladies’ Competition games have been drawn and the first games called posted on the board. Men’s local Pennant will be played at the club against Bowen Bowls Club on Sunday – there is still room for social bowls.

Contributed with thanks to Penny Warren

Opening Day Winners at Wangaratta Bowls Club Greg Colquhoun, Merle Elphinstone, Mark Drummond, Lyn Danvers, and Margaret Wilson

Runners Up on Opening Day Rhonda Lloyd, Jocelyn DeFranciscis, Presidents Mark Drummond, and Margaret Wilson

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