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Maclean Bowling Club AGM is on next Monday

There were five matches of Club Championships played last Sunday. No Championships were played on Saturday because of the Tournament. We are now down to the semi-finals of the Mixed Pairs and early rounds of Mixed Handicap Singles. Bowlers are reminded that Tugun will visit this Saturday November 7. A list for names to play them is on the board, players are needed to match them. The ‘Mareeba’ Mixed triples last Saturday was a good day (without rain) with fourteen teams taking part. Congratulations to Doug Starr and his team of Kerry Wells and Diana Starr the winners and also well done to the placegetters who were teams skipped by A. Turnbull (Yamba), G. Montgomery and T. Cross (Maclean). The ‘XXXX Gold’ Classic Triples on Saturday 21 this month still has room for some more teams, there are sixteen nominated at this time. Great prize-money is on offer. Attention for Terry’s travelling bowlers who are going on the weekend trip to Tenterfield and Glen Innes on Saturday and Sunday November 14/15. Please pay Terry your money for the trip ASAP. A list for 2016 Pennant players is up, to indicate if players are available and room for new names if not already thereon. Please indicate ASAP so we can inform District of the number of sides we can enter. A list for expressions of interest for Selectors for 2016 is also on the board. Notification of the Club’s AGM on Monday November 9 at 7pm in the Club’s auditorium. This notice also gives the times and dates for voting for new members for the Board which is this week. Results Championships Mixed Pairs – Sunday November 1 (quarter-finals): John Nash, Jane Hannah d Joyce Cotton, Bill McCarron 30 – 14; Steve Jackson (sub for D. Plummer), Sandra Ferro d Wendy Haselum, Kim Frazer 27 – 17; Diana/Doug Starr d Evelyn Triffitt, Tom Cross. Score 25 – 23. Mixed Handicap Singles – Round 1 (handicaps in brackets): Ross Murphy (+2) de Sally Squires (+6) 31 – 17; Col Ryan (+8) d Cheryl Johnson (+8) 31 – 25; Jim Mills, Warren McDonald, Bob Campbell all won on forfeit. Results of the ‘Mareeba’ Mixed Triples tournament held Saturday October 31. Winner: K. Wells, D. & D. Starr (Maclean). 2.5wins + 13; 2nd: H. Atkinson, D. Atkinson & A. Turnbull. 2.5wins +9; 3rd: W. Haselum, S. Fuller & G. Montgomery. 2wins +15; 4th: C. Power, E. Triffitt & T. Cross. 2wins + 4. Round winners were (Skips names only) Round 1: R. Ballantyne; Round 2: S. Rogers. & Round 3: M. Bailey. Last Friday of the Month lucky winning team: John Hupfield, Ron Smidt & Lex Essex. Lucky losing team: Jock Browning, Tony Fato & John Wilcock. Championships scheduled for this weekend: Saturday November 7 – 1.15 roll-up Mixed Pairs (semi-finals): Sandra Ferro, Don Plummer v John Nash, Jane Hannah; Diana/Doug Starr v Daphne Robson, Michael Bailey. Sunday November 8 – 9.30am Mixed Pairs (final): winner (Plummer/Hannah) v winner (Starr/Bailey) Mixed Handicap Singles (Round 1): Tom Cross v Peter Hurst (Marker: D. Johnson); Kim Frazer v John Deale (Marker: R. Woldseth). Round 2: Col Ryan v Jim Mills (Marker: C. Johnson); Ross Murphy v Ken Crampton (Marker: S. Rogers). Toucher