Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Pupil Gives the Teacher a Lesson in Bowls

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Pupil Gives the Teacher a Lesson in Bowls

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Byline: Don Freeman Yamba Men's Bowling Club

BOWLS: It was a case of student defeating the master in the final of the Yamba Bowling Club's 2017 Consistency Singles Championship.

Almost 30 bowlers took part in the annual event and the unique format ensured a pulsating weekend of action at the club that maintained the interest of an appreciative throng of spectators.

It was evident though that as the championship progressed the best of the best were advancing to the subsequent rounds.

The semi-finals on Sunday morning were a celebration of lawn bowls with the elite of Yamba's bowling fraternity on show for all to witness.

Martyn Wood rebuked defending champion Alan Abbott by 157-114, while Graham Meany and Bob Ballantyne staged a battle royale before Graham made the most of a small lapse in concentration to grab the match 155-135.

In an exciting twist of circumstances, Martyn was up against his high school geography teacher from many moons ago in Meany. …

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