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  • Writer's pictureThe Beagle

Club Malua Women's Bowls Report

Day 2 of Winter Carnival , Women's Pairs. Winners, Gloria Harper and Jenny Blyth 3 wins + Margin of 22 Club Malua . Second , Robyn Butcher and Pat Bill , 3 + 11 Club Malua . Third, Janelle Craddock and Di Murphy , 2+30 Taren Point . Day 3 Mixed Pairs Winners, Sue Lalor, Belconnen, Grahame Reed, Queanbeyan Second, Judy Templeman and David Mitchell, 3+36 Yowani . Third, Sonia Frey, Club Malua and Smiley Edwards, 3+32 Club Tomakin . Day 4 Men's Pairs Winners, Peter Jeffs and Peter Guthrie , 3+28 Club Malua . Second, David Thomas and Peter Hutchinson , 3+26 Club Malua . Third, Roly Murray , Club Malua and Michael Ibbotson 3+24 Club Cabramatta . Last Day, Mixed Fours Winners, Sue and David Lalor, Belconnen, Karen James, Club Tomakin, Grahame Reed, Queanbeyan RSL . Second, Peter and Gail Davies, Moruya, Rita and Noel Downie, Tuross Head . Third, Sonia Frey and Colleen Ashby, Club Malua , Geoff Millard and Smiley Edwards, Club Tomakin. Congratulations to all winning teams and special thanks to Umpires, Lou Butcher, Fran Lucas and Carol Dutkiewicz. The " Unfortunates" , K and S Addison, M and W Stewart. Thanks to substitute bowlers who stepped in to keep Draws running smoothly. The Chefs were amazing feeding bowlers all week with delicious barbecues and salads. Greenkeeping staff Stuart and Dan did a great job whilst Adam Head Greenkeeper was away on Paternity leave. Congratulations to Kimberley and Adam on the safe arrival of their second daughter. Special thanks to hardworking volunteers Pat Bill and Peter Hutchison. Bowls Organiser David Thomas wore many hats during Carnival , also commented brilliantly on many of the live-streamed games. Fines for minor "misdemeanours" swelled the fines tin, proceeds to Can Assist. Tuesday , Social Bowls. Wow!! first morning in our new Club which is looking fantastic, congratulations to all those concerned with the opening, especially to Club Cabramatta. There were 38 ladies on the green on a beautiful sunny winter's day. Winners on Rink 5, Jean Beeley, Raija Johnston and Tania Calder. Runners-up, Rink 1 , Robyn Butcher and Lisa Grice. Rink 5 was selected to try for Jackpot of $2,400, Tania needed 13 but pressed 8 Other winning teams, Gayl Vidgen and Pat Bill.Gloria Harper, Connie Anderson and Jan Shalders. Carmel Price, Colleen Ashby and Margaret Bridges. Joan Fitzroy, Helen Rees and Sue Beavan.Dorothy Stewart, Wendy Geary and Fran Lucas. Money Club winners, 37, Dorothy Stewart , 40, Barbara Vickers. Birthday wishes to Wendy Geary and Carmel Price. Club Dalmeny is holding a Pre-Pennant Friendship Competition on Friday 5th August , format will be 3 games of 2 Bowl Triples.

Above: Winners, Tania Calder, Jean Beeley , Raija Johnston

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