Thursday, August 24, 2023


Mackay and Whitsunday Life

Wangaratta Bowls News

Tuesday’s results: Winners for the afternoon: Bron Tolcher, Sue Shearing and Geoff Danvers defeated Gwenda Lydom, Isobel Wheeler and Steve Roome. Merle Elphinstone, W Coonan and Greg Colquhoun defeated Irene Laird, Tracy Stanford and Kevin Jewell. The jackpot didn’t go off.

Ladies Competition: The Final of the B singles was played on Saturday. Congratulations to Teresa Willshire who defeated Pat Tracey in a very close game. Then on Sunday, Teresa defeated Jocelyn Defranciscis in the Consistency Final.

Sundays results: Winners for the afternoon were Bron Tolcher, Toni Bowen, Linda Scells and Linda Smith who defeated Jocelyn Defranciscis, Deb Beel, Merle Elphinstone and Pat Tracey. Bill Myers and Doug Messence defeated Irene Laird, Kevin Baxter. Kerry Messence and Fely Duncan defeated Deb Retchless and Robyn Stitt. The jackpot did not go off.

Congratulations to our men gaining runners up in the Country Pennant held at Brandon on Sunday. Ayr came in winners followed by Wangaratta, Brandon and BBC.

Denise and Penny played well in the North Qld Ladies District Sides competition last week at the Sunshine Coast. North Qld was placed 6th out of 20 districts in the first three days to be relegated to Division 2 in the play offs on Saturday.

Contributed with thanks to Penny Waren.

North Qld Ladies District Side at Maroochydore.

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