Bowls pennant games kick off at Alumina

Port Curtis Division Bowls Association THE Port Curtis Division 2005 Pennant first and second divisions rounds began last Sunday.

The first division played two rounds at Alumina Bowls Club. The Sunday morning games resulted with Boyne Tannum Bowls Club defeating Combined Calliope, and Alumina Bowls Club defeating Gladstone.

On Sunday afternoon Gladstone defeated Combined Calliope and Boyne Tannum defeated Alumina.

Boyne Tannum leads with two wins and Alumina and Gladstone each have one win.

This Sunday morning the final draw is Combined Calliope v Alumina, and Boyne Tannum v Gladstone

The winning club proceeds to play against the Bundaberg division top pennant club to find the division champion pennants club which then plays Central Queensland in the zone playoff.

The second division play another two rounds this Sunday and the venue is Gladstone Bowls Club.

The morning draw is Biloela v Combined Calliope, Boyne Tannum v 1770, and Miriam vale v Alumina with the bye going to Gladstone.

The afternoon contestants are Biloela v Gladstone, Boyne Tannum v Miriam vale, and Alumina v 1770 with Combined having the bye.

The state mixed pairs nominations close on August 21 with division secretary Jack Donnellen.

The winning pair will progress to the play off against the winning pair from Bundaberg Division to provide the district pair to compete against Central Queensland, then the state final.

The nomination fee is $10 per team and nominations forms are on club notice boards.

1770 Bowls Club The first official visit to 1770 Bowls Club was such a great success.

It seems certain to become a yearly event. The contest was played in great spirit with the emphasis on a fun social day.

The host club won the day 153 to 125. The 1770 winning team was Cec Partington, John Fraser, Barbara Homan and Dennis Dale.

Competition results ? Ladies singles: Shirley Metcalfe defeated Sue Austin 25-23. Men's singles: Chas Jeffery was the winner against Neil Grambower 28-12.

Men's triples: Cec Partington, Jack Lennon and Bill Little won against Stuart Freebairn, Bob Homan and Neil Holmes 19-16.

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