Moore Park wins Zone Pennants

MOORE Park Bowls Club is the Zone Pennants Champion Pennant Bowls Club for 2005 after defeating Central Queensland District Champion Pennants Club, Victoria Park in the Zone 6 play off on Sunday morning. Gladstone Bowls hosted the event

Moore Park Bowls Club will now proceed to the State Pennants Final to be played at Bribie Island on November 26 and 27. Congratulations to the club. This is a back to back win as they won this honour in 2004.

The club reached this position by defeating four Division 1 Teams in Bundaberg, and then defeated Boyne Tannum Club, who were Port Curtis Division champions at Tantitha Bowls Club recently.

Division 1 Pennants competition is played between teams of 12 - three rinks of fours - and the winning club team represents the division against the division champions from Bundaberg Division.

Both visiting teams congratulated Gladstone Bowls Club greenkeeper, Ray Taylor, for his presentation of greens of first class condition, running true and freely at a good speed with a good finish allowing for accurate draw bowls. The standard of bowls played was first class and played in true bowls tradition of competitive games played in true sportsmanship District games director, Maurie Givans organization ensured all went like clockwork. Moore Park Bowls Club won two rinks to one with winning margins 82-52

Results: Moore Park Bowls Club first S. Newport, G. Charteris, D. Stanton-Cook and J. Williams defeated E. Seaman, B. Roots, M. Cotton and R. Graff 27-12. B. Northover, B. Trudgeon, G. Hicks and P. Ives defeated K. West, B. N Smalleys, R. Coombest and F Cunnington 33-13. I. Calvert, M. Sullivan, C. Mutters and T. Townson were defeated by K. Bateman, T. Smalley, R. Graff and C. James 27-22.

Moore Park manager was Hubert Classen and Victoria Park's was Col James. Bundaberg/ Port Curtis Division was represented by president Len Edwards, secretary/treasurer Jack Donellan, senior vice-president Keith Townson and delegate Clive Stark. Now is the time of the year when all bowlers are reviewing their clubs activities and giving thought to annual general meetings and election of officials to lead the clubs into the new year. The more members who have an interest in their clubs futures who attend and take part in discussions will ensure a strong future. Lack of interest and apathy are certainly no help to any organization

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