Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Hervey Bay the Champs

Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Hervey Bay the Champs

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Urangan's $4000 Mixed Fours Easter Carnival on April 4-5. More teams welcome.

Boonooroo's Men's Seafood Triples on April 7. First Tuesday each month.

Hervey Bay's $5280 May Classic Pairs on May 30-31. All full but spectators are welcome.

Burrum Heads' Mudcrab Mixed Fours on Sunday starting at 8.30am. Teams 2 men 2 ladies. $80 per team payable on entry. Entries close today. Contact Graham Crosby 4129 5028 or the club on 4129 5169

SADLY, last Saturday was the end of this great competition for another year.

The Taylor Wide Bay Classic Division 1 finals and presentations were conducted at Burrum Heads Bowls Club.

Burrum Heads must be congratulated for the effort put in to ensure that all the day's proceedings ran smoothly without any hitches.

All clubs involved have expressed their gratitude to the club officials for producing such a smooth flow for this event throughout the day.

Special thanks to Mal Learmonth, Wendy Fifield, Woody, Graham Crosby and other helpers on the day.

There was plenty of action for the large gallery on hand to watch the play, and the weather was very kind, producing a magnificent day for play, and the rain holding off until all games were completed.

All participating clubs had a good share of supporters on hand to urge on their side and I am certain they would have gone home well-satisfied with the entertainment provided.

The two morning semi-finals were fiercely contested and produced some very entertaining play.

Last season's winner, Bargara, went down to Pialba five rinks to two, with five of the seven being determined by only a handful of shots.

In the second semi, Hervey Bay proved too good for Urangan in its win by four rinks to three.

This could very easily have been reversed, with the Urangan pairs team of Burness and Eggleton coming home strongly, only to go down 20-19. …

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