SOCIAL EVENT: Peter Bell, Barry Gough, Dozer Bechly and Ken Miller at the Gayndah Bowls Club.
SOCIAL EVENT: Peter Bell, Barry Gough, Dozer Bechly and Ken Miller at the Gayndah Bowls Club. Philippe Coquerand

Bowlers enjoy a day out on the greens

BOWLS: Players from across the region competed at the annual four-balls competition held in Gayndah at the weekend.

Fourteen teams took part in the competition, with each team playing five games of 16 ends over the two days.

Gayndah Bowls Club president Brian Prygoda said it was a great competition.

"The club wishes to sincerely thank the many sponsors who supported the carnival and made it such a success,” Prygoda said.

"The overall winners with a score of four wins plus 96 were Mark Gee, Jim McPhie, Jeff Ward and Tubby McKenna from Maryborough.”

Players travelled from Kilcoy, Cunnamulla, Taroom, Biloela, Miriam Vale, Nanango, Wondai, Eidsvold, Goomeri, Murgon, Maryborough, Dalby, Biggenden and Binjour to join Gayndah players for the competition.

In other results Kevin Putney, Neville McCosker, Brody Kirk (all from Gayndah) and Doug Wilson from Dalby took out second place with a score of four wins plus 90.

In third place with a score of four wins plus 88 were John Miller (Gayndah), Kevin Bernicke (Maryborough), Kurt Ferris and Marco (Miriam Vale).

Last-round winners were Barry Wengel, Arnie Williams, Barry Keune (Binjour) and Barry Humphries (Mundubbera).

The club would like to thank all its sponsors who helped ensure the event ran smoothly.

Sponsors included Grand Hotel, Browns Transport, First National and Gayndah Real Estate.

The next event on the calendar is the mixed triples carnival on March 24-25.


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