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McKimm’s Real Estate team (l-r) Brian Napper, Stephen Haines, Ken O’Meara, Mark Dougherty. Image: contributed

GDSC TNT spring comp

The Spring Tuesday Night Triples (TNT) was finalised on December 14 with a full field of 84 bowlers and an excellent presentation night was had by all. once again it was great to see some new bowlers. Every regular bowler, bar staff and ‘super sub’ who played at least 6 games, received a ham, with the top 10 teams receiving a ham and a pudding.

The winning team, McKimm’s Real Estate showed their strength on the green, as well taking out the perpetual Ken O’Meara Trophy. McKimm’s collected 6 points on the final night whilst competition leaders Misfits could only manage 2 points and they were defeated by one point. Well done McKimm’s Real Estate.

The top 10 placed teams were:

McKimm’s Real Estate – 39; Misfits – 38; Oz Kiwi – 36; Team Alpha – 36; Scrubbers – 34; MRK – 30; On A Roll – 30; Ken’s – 28; Gorbos – 28; Triple Trouble – 28.

The Autumn 2022 competition will start on February 15 and all teams have re nominated. Many thanks to major sponsor GDSC who never let the TNT bowlers down, McKimm’s Real Estate, Abbey Moton Inn and Clarence Valley Wholesalers all who have sponsored TNT for many years. A big thanks to Co Organisers Paul Goratschow and Allan Gough who will their job again next year.

Social bowls

On Wednesday December 15, thirty-two players had a fun afternoon on the greens for our Wednesday social pairs. The winners on the day were Bob Tierney and Alan Madden; runners up were Darren Brown & Robbie Power while the consolation prize went to Ken Landrigan & Keith Garner.

The two ‘Resting Toucher’ prizes were won by Alan Madden on Green 1 & Chris Lawler on Green 2.

On Friday December 17 there were 30 players keen for a game of social pairs, with the winners were Matty Shorten (little brother) and Gregg Maxted (big brother) lol.  Our runners up were Brian Buckley & Mark Walsh, while the consolation prize was won by Neil Payne & Ben Gaarstead.

The two resting toucher prizes went to John Hall on Green 1 and Robbie Power on Green 2.  

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all.

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