Check out the latest in results and news from on the greens of bowls clubs right around the Bundaberg Region.
Across the Waves Ladies
Results Friday 16th December:
Winners – P.Koorneef, L.Murphy, B.Naumann
Runners-Up – C.Smith, G.Hartigan, B.McKinnon
Sportsmen – S.Bobocel, F.Zander, L.Bertolli
What a wonderful way to finish our bowling year. Thanks to everyone who contributed to the afternoon tea, it was quite a spread!
Christmas Raffle Winners –
1st Prize – Heather McKinnon
2nd Prize – Chris De Vries
3rd Prize – Lyn Murphy
4th Prize – Lyn Murphy
5th Prize – Fay Clarke
6th Prize – Brian Naumann
7th Prize – Heather McKinnon
8th Prize – Merle Ebeling
9th Prize – Lyn Donaldson
Thanks everyone for your very generous support.
Night bowls will commence on Friday 6th January starting with a sausage sizzle at 5.30pm. Bowls should get underway by around 6pm. Cost $12 pp. A great opportunity to bring your non-bowling friends to have a try. Phone Lyn Murphy on 0402 302 091 or put your name on the sheet in the clubhouse.
Our official start to the bowling year will be on Friday 3rd February. Bring along your friends (both men and women) from other bowling clubs.
Championship fours competition:
Teams can still be entered into the Championship Fours Competition. Nominations close on 27th January with the first game to be played on 10th February.
Phone Lyn Donaldson on 0408 678 688 or put your team on the sheet in the clubhouse.
Monday 12th December – Turkey Pairs Break-up – Winners – R. Tonkin & B. McCarthy; runners up Jake & The Fat Man; 2nd runners up J. Hearn & T. Merritt; Winners of 1st Game J. Andrew & P. Mead. Winners 2nd Game R. Monk & P. VanHuizen.
Wednesday 14th December – Open Pairs – Winners C. & B. Hippisley; runners up B. Hearn & A. Powell. Sportsman’s W. Faulkner & B. Spiteri; D. Harding & H. Dingle.
Thursday 15th December – Men’s Pairs – Winners R. Tonkin & A. Powell; runners up D. Harding & J. Hillier; 2nd runners up G. Cahill & D. Ivins. 3rd runners up A. Almond & H. Dingle. Sportsman’s R. Hawkins, G. Pearce & K. Hammond; A. Setter & D. Jankovic; T. Fauser & R. Watt; J. Stewart-Cook & G. Hutchinson.
Sunday 18th December – Super Sunday Triples – Winners P.&J. Andrew & J. Dunn; runners up Alex, Adam & M. Baigrie; 2nd runners up D. Franklin, Rocco Murdaca & B. O’Neill. Sportsman’s S. Bennett, K. & G Gallagher; K. McDonnell & W. & N. McNamara; L. Dunn & D. Nicholas.
Coming Events: Monday – Turkey Pairs – Open (Ladies, Men or Mixed) Pairs. Two games of 11 ends. Pay by 12 noon, 12.30 pm Start.
Wednesday – Turkey Pairs – Open (Ladies, Men or Mixed) Pairs. Two games of 11 ends. If insufficient numbers Open Pairs. Pay by 12.30 pm, 1pm Start.
Thursday – Men’s Social Pairs 1pm Start
Saturday Open Pairs 1pm Start.
Bowls Burnett Men
Social bowls results
Tuesday 13th December: Winners: Jason Read, Darren McCracken Runners Up: Graham McLennan, Wayne Watson Sportsman: Wally Rozynski, Arthur Wood
Wednesday 14th December: Scroungers: Winner: Dave Morgan Runner Up: Fred Dewhurst
Thursday 15th December: ‘Thirsty Thursday’ – Winners: Jason Hall, Keith Sinclair
Thursday 15th December: Night Bowls – Winners: Annette & Max Runners Up: John Jnr & Bob Sportsman: Carol & Alf. The ‘Pick the Joker’ Jackpot was not won and will now ne $64+ next week. Thank you to DNA Property Consultants for their continued sponsorship
Friday 16th December: Winners: Alan Vinegrad, Jack Stewart Sportsman: Mel, Janelle Franks. The Jackpot was not won and will be $500 again next Friday.
Saturday 17th December: Whalley Family sponsored ‘Break up’ Day. McBride Green Winners: Craig Phillips, Sue Petterson, Patrick Leahy Runners Up: Matt Choquenot, Wally Rozynski, Michael Long Sportsman: Chilli Pete, Jason Hall, Ted Barker 2nd Sportsman: Greg Dewing, Graham McLennan, Wayne Watson. Brennan Green Winners: Jack Stewart, Alan Vinegrad, Darryl Austin Runners Up: Josh Gott, Kyle Franks, Craig Dodds Sportsman: Brendan Whalley, Darren McCracken, Yogi Best 2nd Sportsman: Les Routledge, Mort Wagner, Mitchell Whalley, Greg Whalley. Huge Thank you to the Sponsors – Mitchell Whalley, Greg Whalley, Brendan Whalley, Keith & Julie Whalley as all Bowls Prizes, Raffle prizes and food for the day was donated with all proceeds of the day going to the Club. Also, a big thank you to all Burnett members (both men and ladies) that turned up to play to make it such a great day.
Nominations are now open for the 2023 Championship Singles, Pairs, Triples and Fours. Start organizing your teams and place your nomination on the sheets on the Club noticeboard. Nominations will close on Saturday the 7th of January at 5.00pm. Please note: The first round of the Championship Fours will be played on Saturday the 14th of January and round 2 will be played the following Saturday the 21st of January.
Men’s section AGM
The Men’s Section AGM was held on Saturday the 17th December and the following members were elected to the Bowls Management Committee: President: Denis Bust, Vice President: Joshua Gott, Secretary: John Barry, Finance Officer: John Barry, Games Director: Keith Whalley, Committee Members: Peter Hannigan, Keegan Lankowski, Peter Bull, Dave Rye, Delegate to the Association: Dave Rye, Peter Hannigan, Delegate to the Board: John Barry, Selectors: Keith Whalley (GD), Tony Townson, Daniel Stanton-Cook.
Thank you to all newly elected members for nominating and giving a commitment to the Men’s Bowls Section for the next 12 months.
Membership fees are now due
Membership Fees are now due and can be paid at the bar. Please pay before December 31st so Club membership details can be sent to Bowls Queensland. Thanks.
Social bowls events
Visitors are most welcome on all playing days. Entry sheets are at the club or phone the Club on 41514217 during opening hours. If you cannot get through to the club number regarding bowls, then phone 0401341378 or 0466539441.
Tuesday 20th December: Open Pairs – Men’s, Ladies, Mixed Pairs. Names in by 12pm, green fees paid by 12.45pm for a 1 pm start. The 2 bowl ‘Toucher Jackpot’ is currently $310.
Wednesday 21st December: ‘Scroungers’ Singles – this is a fun game of Singles similar to consistency singles where points are allocated to the 4 closest bowls to the jack. Games are played over 12 ends with no driving allowed. Names in by 6.15pm with games starting at 6.30pm. Green fees are $8 with 50 percent of the green fees being returned as prizemoney. All ability levels are welcome so come along for a fun night out.
Thursday 22nd December: ‘Thirsty Thursday’ Open Pairs. 3pm start, names by 2.30pm. Free drink (Sponsored) included in green fees. Games will finish at 5pm with two random lucky draws as prizes.
Thursday 22nd December: Night Bowls – bowls start at 6.30pm, names in by 6pm. Bowl under lights and enjoy a fun filled night with a chance at the ‘Pick the Joker’ Jackpot. Visitors and those that want to try bowls for the first time will be made to feel very welcome.
Friday 23rd December: Open Pairs (Men’s, Ladies, Mixed) 1pm start, names by 12pm, green fees paid by 12.45pm. Enjoy some social bowls with the chance to win the Friday Jackpot which is $500.
Saturday 31st December: Could all members please pay their Annual Membership Fee by the 31st of December to assist with the reporting of membership to BQ. Thanks
Club opening hours are – Monday (Club closed), Tuesday 10am – 5.30pm, Wednesday 10am – 9pm, Thursday 11am – 9pm, Friday 10am – 9pm, Saturday 10am – 6pm (10pm for Functions) Sunday Bowls Days 9am – 2pm.
The Goose Club raffle will be drawn on Friday night at 7pm. The Member’s Draw is now $450, so come along, have a meal and a few drinks with the chance to win some great cash and prizes.
Live entertainment for this Friday night the 23rd December will be Todd Keightley and the following Friday the 30th December, live music will be delivered by ‘The Other Bloke’. Members, Guests, and Visitors are always welcome.
Tuesday 13th December 2022: Mixed Triples Day sponsored by Rudy's Pest Control.
Winners: V. Mallett, G. Ayrton, P. Stokes. Runners Up: A.Buxton, R.Chambers, L.Poulsen. Sportspersons: S.Hucker, J.Reed, J.Francis.
Winners: L. Morey, B. Fritz, C. Morey. Runners Up: H. Mosley, B. Hofstetter, K. Mitchell. Sportspersons: R. Poelstra, T. Lear, W. George.
Thursday 13th December:
Winners: G. Mallett, A. Salau, J. Caesar. Runners Up: W. George, T. Lear, V. Schmidt.
Sportspersons: K. Mitchell, R. Lear, L. Gillam.
Tues 17th January 2023 10am BOM meeting and Social Bowls.
Wed 18th January 2023 Social Bowls Foundation green
Thur 19th January 2023 Greens booked Junior State Singles if req.
Sat 21st January 2023 Social Bowls at 1pm
Tues 24th January 2023 Social Bowls at 1pm
Thurs 26th January 2023 $510 sponsored day by Northside Produce
Sat 28th January 2023 Social Bowls at 1pm
Attention Members: Annual Dues are now being accepted for 2023-$100.00 Club Membership
Woodgate Bowls Club Inc
Perfect weather for a Ladies day out!
Rink draw Winners:
Four lucky women shared the $200 Jackpot!
Well done Ladies, nice little pick up for Christmas.
Another beautiful day after a short, sharp shower of rain:
Great day out for our Men.
Another lovely day out on our greens, enjoyed by all and a social sausage sizzle to top the afternoon off.
Rink draw Winners:
And the jackpot went off!
Six lucky bowlers each received a share of the prize pool of $300!
Well done all!
Jackpot Pairs, jackpot didn’t go off so builds up for the next match in a fortnight’s time.
Next Saturday, Christmas Eve, there will be social bowls played but no Jackpot.
Names in by 11.00 please.
Winning rink draw, rink 13:
Runners Up, rink 14:
Have to say our reconditioned green is running like a dream, with a light breeze and our shades keeping the temperature down we all enjoyed a great afternoon of bowls and friendship.
Rink draw Winners:
A great day of Christmas cheer was had by all!
Not to mention a delicious sausage sizzle, thanks to all the helpers!
- Last week's bowls results.