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Check out the latest news and results from social bowls clubs around the region.

Across the Waves Ladies

Results Friday 6th January:

Lovely to see 40 bowlers on the greens for our first bowls night of the year, many of whom were giving bowls a try for the first time.  Thank you, Elio and Phyllis Marcon, for cooking our barbeque tea.  

Winners – Madge Clitheroe & Colleen Somerfield

Runners-Up – Nancy Ehrich & Peter Stokes

Sportsmen – Madison & Bruce Lavender

Friday night bowls will be held each week during January starting at 5.30pm with a sausage sizzle.  Bowls should get underway by around 6pm.  Cost $12 pp.   Phone Lyn Murphy on 0402 302 091 if you would like a game or put your name on the sheet in the clubhouse.  New bowlers are very welcome, plenty of bowls available.

2023 Championship Fours Competition:

Nominations for the 2023 Championship Fours Competition are open, closing on Friday 27th January. First games to be played on 10th February.  

Bargara Bowls Club

Notes W/E 8 January

Monday 2nd January – Turkey Pairs – Winners – J. Hearn & G. Hutchinson; runners up J. & V. Reitzenstein; 2nd runners up J. & J. Nowell. Winners of 1st Game J. Emery & D. Jankovic. Winners 2nd Game K. Bayntun & W. Barnett.

Tuesday 3rd January – Ladies Social Bowls – Winners V. Kohn, K. Davine & T. Heath; runners up S. Bennett & P. Andrew; Sportsman’s K. Shipp & M. Hughes; L. Dunn & P. Van Huizen.

Wednesday 4th January – Turkey Pairs – Winners B. O’Neill & D. Franklin; runners up B. Hearn & A. Powell. Winners 1st Game T. Plowman & G. Kath; Winners 2nd Game B. & S. Burgess.

Thursday 5th January – Men’s Pairs – Winners M. Richardson & B. McDermott; runners up M. Kernick & R. Monk; 2nd runners up G. Pearce & J. Bryant; 3rd runners up D. Ivins & N. McNamara. Sportsman’s A. Johnson & W. Baxter; R. Murdaca & P. Sexton; K. Cook & K. Mayes; S. Burnell-Jones & H. Dingle.

Competition – Men’s “A” Singles Round 1 – T. Fauser d R. Monk; T. Chapman d G. Miles; R. Pershouse d G. Cahill; B. McDermott d P. Barker; G. McGrail d John See; K. Bayntun d A. Johnson; C. Watt d L. Poulsen; B. Burgess d R. Alder; G. Kath d J. Nowell; C. Gallagher d J. Vereshaka; V. Sauer d W. Horn; Jim See d C. Hippisley; W. Baxter d R. Tonkin; F. Piwanski d B. Hearn; K. Cook d M. Attwood; N. Cullen d A. Grills; J. Jardine d M. Richardson; M. Tonkin d B. O’Neil; C. Fehlberg d H. Dingle; G. Gallagher d A. Powell; D. Mullens d B. McCarthy; D. Jankovic d S. Davies.

Mixed Fours Round 1 –  S. Davies, B. Heness, B. O’Neil & D. Franklin d J. & P. Andrew, K. & K. Cook; K. Davern, Judy Nowell, V. Sauer & M.Winter d K. Aanensen, S. Bianchi , M. Richardson & B. McDermott; J. Emery, T. Fauser, D. Brady & D. Jankovic d J. Lim, T. Merritt, G. Cahill & L. Poulsen; K. Gallagher, H. Stewart, C. & G. Gallagher d D. McCarthy, R. Monk, P. Van Huizen & B. McCarthy; L. Beale, J. Russell, C. Rixon & M. Tonkin d L. Dunn, B. & C. Hippisley & N. Cullen; S. Burgess, J. Hearn, B. Burgess & C. Fehlberg d T. Heath, P. Sexton, R. & A. Pershouse; B. Watt, D. Handley, K. Bayntun & C. Watt d M. Alhovirta, J. Beeck, J. & H. Dingle; R. Hawkins, K. Almond, M. Attwood & A. Almond d C. Campbell, B. Munis, G. Hutchinson & A. Powell.

Coming events Mondays Turkey Pairs – Open (Ladies, Men or Mixed) Pairs. Two games of 11 ends. Pay by 12 noon, 12.30 pm Start.

Tuesday – Ladies Social Pairs 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 Men’s “A” Singles Round 2. 1pm Start.

Sunday 8th January Club Mixed Fours Round 2. 1 pm Start.

Burnett Men

Social bowls results

Tuesday 3rd January: Winners: Warren Downey, Greg Dewing Runners Up: Ken Claridge, Peter Wendt Sportsman: Rob Swallow, David Green.

Wednesday 4th January: Scroungers: Winner: Sharon Sheppeard Runners Up: Dave Morgan, Jamieson Morgan. Super end Winner: Greg Jackson

Thursday 5th January: ‘Thirsty Thursday’ – No results

Thursday 5th January: Night Bowls – No results

Friday 6th January: Winners: John Martin, Josh Gott Runners Up: Helen Foster, Greg Jackson Sportsman: Chilli Pete, Sharon Sheppeard. The Jackpot was not won and will be $500 again next Friday.

Saturday 7th January: Winners: Keith Sinclair, Craig Phillips, Ted Barker Sportsman: Sharon Sheppeard, Chilli Pete

Saturday 7th January: Summer Pairs (Night Game) Winners: Jamieson & Dave. The Jackpot of $100 was not won and will now be $120 next Saturday night.


The draws for the Championship Singles, Pairs, Triples and Fours have been completed and are on the boards at the Club. Have a look and start arranging games by mutual agreement.

Reminder: Round 1 of the Championship Fours is this Saturday the 14th January (Play, Sub or Forfeit) Good luck and good bowling to all bowlers in the Fours.

Nominations are now open for the 2023 B Grade Singles, Pairs, Triples and Fours as well as the Men’s A & B Pairs, Mixed Pairs and Mixed Fours. Start organizing your teams and place your nomination on the sheets on the Club noticeboard. Nominations will close on Saturday the 21st January at 5.00pm.

Membership fees

Membership fees are now well overdue. Please remember that you must be a current financial member to participate in the Club Championships. Fees can be paid across the bar or to John Barry.

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 10th January: 50/50 Day where 50 percent of the green fees for the day is returned as prizemoney.  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’ will be played after the game and is now over $300.

Wednesday 11th January: ‘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 12th January: ‘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 12th January: 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 13th January: 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 14th January – Round 1 of the Championship Fours. Otherwise, Open Pairs – men’s, ladies or mixed. Names in by 12pm, green fees paid by 12.45pm for a 1 pm start.

Queensland Junior State Championships

Burnett will be co-hosting the Junior State Championships from Sunday 15th January to Friday 20th January. Club members will be required to mark the Singles events, if you can help, then please place your name on the list at the Club. Games will be livestreamed during the Championships, so if you can’t make it down to the Club, check out the junior talent on the livestreaming. There will be social play during the week of the Junior Championships.

Coming events

Saturday 14th January – Round 1 Men’s Championship Fours

Sunday 15th January to Friday 20th January – Junior State Championships – Burnett Bowls Club is one of the host Clubs.

Saturday 21st January – Round 2 Men’s Championship Fours

Saturday 4th February: Round 1 of the Wide Bay Bowls Classic (WBBC). Division 1 Vs Maryborough at Burnett. Division 3 has a BYE. Teams will be selected shortly.

Club news 

Revised Club opening hours during January (due to the Junior State Championships)

Tuesday 10th Jan 10am – 5.30pm, Wednesday 11th Jan 3pm – 9pm, Thursday 12th Jan 11am – 9.30pm, Friday 13th Jan 10am – 9.30pm, Saturday 14th Jan 10am – 9pm, Sunday 15th Jan 9am – 8pm, Monday 16th Jan 9am – 8pm, Tuesday 17th Jan 9am – 8pm, Wednesday 18th Jan 9am – 8pm, Thursday 19th Jan 9am – 9.30pm, Friday 20th Jan 9am – 9.30pm, Saturday 21st Jan 10am – 9pm, Sunday 22nd Jan 9am – 1pm, Monday 23rd Jan Club Closed, Tuesday 24th Jan 10am – 5.30pm, Wednesday 25th Jan 10am – 9pm, Thursday 26th Jan Club Closed (Australia Day), Friday 27th Jan 10am – 9.30pm, Sunday 29th Jan 9am – 1pm, Monday 30th Jan Club Closed, Tuesday 31st Jan 10am – 5.30pm.

The Goose Club raffle will be drawn on Friday night at 7pm. The Member’s Draw was won last week and will now restart at $50, so come along, have a meal and a few drinks with the chance to win some cash and prizes.

Live entertainment for this Friday night the 13th January will be Bradz Rock N Rhythms and the following Friday the 20th January, live music will be delivered by ‘The Other Bloke’. Members, Guests, and Visitors are always welcome.