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Maclean and District Bowls

Pennants
The final round was played in Grades 6 & 7 last Saturday afternoon. Our No 6’s won the District flag this year, finishing on a high note by defeating Wooli by 70-50, 5 points to 1. Congratulations fellows, very well done. They now go on to represent the CRDBA for Zone honours at Yamba on Saturday and Sunday May 28-29. At Brooms Head our No 7’s had a belated win over the District winners 69-61, 8 points to 2. The final roundup of our District winners are: No 3 Grade – Yamba; No’s 4 & 5’s: Iluka; No 6’s – Maclean; No 7’s – Brooms Head. Congratulations to all the winners and good luck in the Zone play-offs. The Zone play-off venues are Grades 4, 5 & 6 at Yamba, Grades 3 & 7 at Maclean.
Championships
The remaining 2nd Round match of Club Open Major Singles was played last Saturday afternoon and three of the four quarter-finals round were played on Sunday morning. The remaining quarter-final will be played this Saturday and the semi-finals will be played on Sunday morning. The Club Minor Pairs nominations close on Friday, June 3 at 5pm. We have a number of bowlers representing in the various District Singles Championships this Saturday, May 14, they are reminded that AM matches commence at 8.40am and PM matches at 12.40pm. These players are:
Open State Singles at Iluka: AM – Steve Jackson. PM – Jim Johnson, Warren McDonald, Don Plummer, John Deale, Ben Lee. Senior at Maclean: AM – John Nash, Kerry Wells, Gary Scott. PM – Doug Starr, Jim Shannon. Reserve Singles at Yamba: AM – Cliff Vagg, Des Johnson, Ken Crampton, Paul Ritchie. PM – Mick Catlin, Frank Mathieson, Ross Murphy.
Results Championships
Saturday May 7 – Club Open Major Singles (Round 2): John Deale d Jim Johnson 31 – 15.
Round 3 (quarter-finals): Warren McDonald d Ben Lee 31 – 26; Steve Jackson d Tom Johnson 31 – 14; Doug Starr d John Deale 31 – 19.
Matches set down for this week are:
Open Major Singles – Saturday 1pm (Round 3 quarter-final): Ron Orr v Ron Smidt (marker: M. Bailey)
Sunday 9.30am (semi-finals): Warren McDonald v winner (Orr/Smidt) (marker: M. Bailey); Steve Jackson v Doug Starr (marker: B. Lee).
Club Open Pairs (final): Kevin Johnson, Trevor Govey v Scott Fell, John Deale. Toucher

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