Far North Kaitaia RSA Bowling Club final open tournament for the year, generously sponsored once again by Far North Honda, was held on Saturday 22 December. Although the weather forecast was for rain the 16 teams of triples including visitors from these other clubs, Coopers Beach, Houhora, Oruru, and Takapuna, managed to play 3 of the 4 games before the rain set in.President Lillian Wells thanked the sponsor and those participating from all these clubs as without them there would be no tournaments, and also thanked the greenkeeper Kevin, raffles Kath, kitchen staff and match convenors Al Thom and Mike Reddy, and wished everyone a very happy Christmas.
The winning teams were:1st: Jean Huxtable, Marty Doak and Kathy Johnson with 3 wins, 17 ends and 21 points.2nd: Stef Hildred, Bill Clode and Lillian Wells 2 wins plus a drw, 19 ends, and 42 points 3rd: Peter Dorreen, Selwyn Hargreaves and Ella Dorreen, 2 wins, 19 ends and 36 points.The lucky looser chocolates were given to Alan Bright and his team of 1st year bowlers, Kim Brabant and Sheryl Heteraka.
The next open triples tournament is the Northland Age sponsored tournament on Wednesday 16 January. To enter teams please phone Selwyn on 027 977 9637 or enter on the club website www.farnorthrsabowls.co.nz or on the board at the RSA.
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