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Margaret Abbott is Yamba Minor Singles Champion

Tuesday July 13

The final of the Minor Singles 2021 held court today with Margaret Abbott and Cheryl Mazoudier vying for this year’s title. Margaret chalked up some big numbers early in the game and had Cheryl on the backfoot right from the start. Though Cheryl picked up two consecutive 4’s later in the game and levelled on the 10th end – it was Margaret who streaked away to a 26 – 13 victory.

Congratulations to both players on an entertaining game. Marker was Lois Duncan. Just to add to her great day – Margaret took out the winner’s prize for the day as well.

Thanks to all umpires, markers, and officials throughout the competition.

Social bowls

In social bowls today there were 22 bowlers making up a field of three games of triples and one of pairs. The runners-up prize went to P. Conley, G. Cupples and G. Davis d J. Burley, R. Dickson, V. Terry. Consolation went to J. Dodd (v), M. Stone, H. Atkinson defeated by M. McBey, F. Hateley (v), C. Ritale. Another triples game saw J. Splunt (v), J. Stamp, M. Parker d B. Backshall, M. Wall, M. Jenner and in Pairs J. Boyd, C. Aitchison d. A. Kelly, W. Ballantyne.

Thursday July 15

In a field of 24 bowlers, it was the team M. Wall, F. Hateley (v), H. Atkinson who took home the Bowlo Bucks after defeating B. Backshaw, J. Splunt (v), J. Dodd (v). Runner-up went to J. Pryor and her team of B. Cross and M. Abbott. Consolation went to M. McBey, P. Chilcott, L. Duncan defeated by P. Conley, J. Pearson, G. Davis. And J. Burley, S. Lindsay, C. Ritale d A. Kelly, J. Boyd, J. Coulter.

The Jackpot was not won today, and Julie Coulter was the lucky winner of the Debbie May flowers.

The Club Fours will close on July 20; now – note the amended date, and the secretary Joan is still awaiting your entry for the Blue Pacific Pairs.

Several dates on the calendar for July and August have been amended – namely the Club Fours – now to commence on July 24 and the Pennant playoffs at Cabarita have been moved back to July 28 thru to 30. The Mixed Pairs will now commence on August 15.

Good luck to all our teams in the Iluka Classic Triples.

On Shot

Winner of the Yamba Minor Singles, Marg Abbott (left) and r/up Cheryl Mazoudier. Image: Contributed
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