Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

City Ready to Host Fours Tournament; $4000 Pay Day at 2012 Australia Day Carnival

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

City Ready to Host Fours Tournament; $4000 Pay Day at 2012 Australia Day Carnival

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Bruce

McKean

bowls

bruce.mckean@dailymercury.com.au

BOWLERS will be vying for $4000 in prizemoney when the City club hosts the Australia Day men's fours carnival.

A total of 16 teams can nominate for the event which will be played on Saturday, January 21, and Sunday, January 22.

It won't matter if it rains, hails or shines because the venue is an undercover carpeted green.

The Australia Day carnival is traditionally the first major event for the year.

Teams will be playing games of 18 ends, or a time limit of two hours and 20 minutes.

Nominations can be sent to the City club or by phone on 49574410 and the nomination fee is $40 a player.

A short tale

MACKAY bowler Abby Phillips told me a good story the other day.

Years ago he was invited to join the City club in Shakespeare St at a time when the members were referred to the three Ds a doctors, dentists and dills.

Abby said he didn't want to change from Mackay to City because he wasn't a doctor or a dentist. …

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