Far North RSA Bowling Club News Report
The Club held the 1st of the season’s Championships the Mixed Pairs Championship.
There was a full green of 16 entries played in fine but windy conditions, At the end of 4 rounds, 18 ends and 1 ¾ hrs of play there were 5 pairs remaining to go into the 2nd day. Barry Allison/Joanne Milich with both lives intact and 1 lifers Peter Dorreen/Liz Muru, Paul & Jean Huxtable, Mike Reddy/Evelyn Bradley, Kevin Briscoe/Reo King. The first game of the morning Dorreen lost to the Huxtables 20-6 and Reddy eliminated Briscoe 16-11 with Allison having a bye. The next round Huxtable had the bye and Allison ended Reddy’s day 16-7. The next round was a final/possible final 18 ends and no time limit. It was a great game with excellent bowling with Huxtable away to a good start up 10-5 at the halfway mark. Although Alison & Milich doubled their score at the end of 18 ends the Huxtables won comfortably 18-10 meaning they had to play a final round. The Huxtables started brilliantly with some great draw bowls in difficult windy conditions to lead 13-4 on the 9th end. They then went on to win 18-5 to take at the 1st 2018-19 club championship. President Lillian Wells congratulated the winners and runner-ups (who played well despite the score line), thanked the greenkeeper Kevin, Match Convenors Tupu and Alan, Caterer Katirina and of course our raffle lady Kath.

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