NICE WIN: George McGregor presents Wayne Hill with the Marine shield after Cooloola Coast and Tin Can Bay men's clubs battled it out at the weekend.
NICE WIN: George McGregor presents Wayne Hill with the Marine shield after Cooloola Coast and Tin Can Bay men's clubs battled it out at the weekend. Contributed

All the latest Gympie bowls news

Gympie men

THERE are names on the board but plenty of room for yours in the Jackpot pairs today, 9.30am start, if you don't have a partner put your name in by 9am and the selectors will find you one.

Winners of the McIntosh Meats vouchers last week were Shane Browne and Glen Costin.

The results of the championships games played last weekend were A-grade singles Col Messer def Alex Oster, Owen Raines def Fred Gruber, Shyam Tripathi def Leith Carroll, Roger Ingram def Dudley Ross, Cristian Lenske def Peter Smith.

Championship games listed for this weekend with a 9.30am start.

Fours R. Fitzgerald, B. Wheeler, R. Ingram and J. Allen to play O. Raines, C. Messer, D. Kirwin and A. Reisenleiter.

A-grade Singles H. Oster to play D. Kirwin. B Grade Singles A. Oster to play C. Lenske.

Cooloola Coast

TUESDAY, May 16 Men's Social Jackpot Pairs, with 20 players on the green having fun and playing good bowls the winners were also grinners.

Steve Baxter and Cliff Shaw came in first and the runners/up were Trevor McDonald and John Deegan.

Thursday, May 18 ladies Social saw Carol Crosbie, Adele Allars and Allan Lydiate be in the winning circle again.

Super Saturday 20th May- Numbers were down that day and only 12 players played for the chance of taking home the money.

George and Jill Falzon were the lucky winners ahead of Eddy Szczesniak and Bruce Gordon who missed out by only 1 point.

Alan and Sher Pearson joined in the winning circle by having the lowest score.

A great game of B Grade Singles between Ross Aird and Cliff Shaw was also played on that day with Cliff being the eventual winner 25 - 24 after a marathon of game.

Sunday, May 21 15 members from the club travelled to Boonooroo for the long awaited game for the Shield between these two clubs.

We will have to wait for the return game to our club in September to bring home the Shield.

I would like to say to all members: "What a difference the green will do."

Tuesday, May 23, Past Presidents Day 20 Past Presidents members and 12 CCBC members made it a great day on and off the green at the club.

There were as many raffles as there were bowlers so some members went home loaded up with goodies.

Saturday, May 27 The Marine Shield between Tin Can Bay Men's club and the Cooloola Coast Men's Club was played on this day with not only the weather being great but the games of Singles, Pairs, Triples and Fours between these two clubs made the rivalry very entertaining and good to watch.

TCB were the eventual winners with the score of 118 and Cooloola 105.

Bowlers this is the second Shield we have given up in the last week, has anyone got any suggestions as to how and when we can win one?

Sunday, May 28- Ladies Social- With the conditions of play being the lowest winning score Avis Aird and David Griffiths(visitor from Vic) were the happy winners.

The A Grade Singles Final between Sue Ramsay and Wendy Ryan was played on this day with Sue taking out the title of the Singles Champion for 2917.

Two games of B Grade Singles were played also and Gary Holyoak defeated Keith Sykes and Allan Wenger defeated Cliff Shaw.

Sunshine ladies

P GOTTKE, D Chippindal def J Irvine, P Kay. S Mitchell, T Gruber def P Allen, J Jacobson.

Final Championship Pairs

P Gottke, D Chippindall to play S Mitchell, T Gruber.


ON THURSDAY last, Patroness Mavis put on a day in brilliant sunshine and with six rinks occupied, a good day was had by all.

Winners on the day were the Tansey team, Pomona were the runners up.

A progressive raffle was run as well as a fruit raffle which was won by E. Franz from the Sunshine team. Invitations are still out for this Fridays Jackpot triples. Call Les 54841415 for details.

Friday night Dining as usual, 6-8 PM, Wed. Happy Hour, 6.30.


OUR District Managers' Shield will be held June 4.

This year the Maryborough Branch will be the host.

Those selected to travel to Maryborough are; B.Hill, B.Calvert, R.Wadrop, K.Herbert, N.Gilchrist, P.Milburn,

O,Miles, G.Heilbronn, B.Dennien, H.Gerick, K.Day, P.Bannister, Monty, K.Colley, A,Green, S. Mandaloff,

R.Bermingham. Bus leaves Albert Bowls Club at 7.30 a.m.. If anyone is unavailable please phone

Ray Bermingham on 54825684.


WEDNESDAY winners M Wynn/N Dowling - R/Up B Heath/L Huey.

Friday winners M Wynn/H Gerick, R/up R Bermingham/K Mason, Last Round N Gilchrist/K Herbert.

Sunday - RSL See RSL Notes for results

Friday, June 2 Open mixed Jackpot Pairs 1pm.

Sunday, June 4, a QRI team travel to Maryborough to play for the Misfield Shield. The bus leaves the Albert Club at 7.30am.

Tuesday, June 6, men's Open Jackpot Pairs 10am

Wednesday, June 7 - Graded mixed Pairs 12.30pm, mufti.

Sunday, June 11President Percy's Day starting at 9am. Put your name on the whiteboard in the Locker Room by Thursday thanks.

Sunday, June 18- Scroungers 1pm. Mufti

Regular games

Every Wednesday, 12.30pm start. Graded Club Selected Pairs mufti.

Every Friday, 1.00pm start - Open mixed jackpot pairs.

First Tuesday each month, 10am start - Men's open jackpot pairs Mufti.

For social bowling - hire of hall or functions inquiries please phone the club 54821095.


RESULT from Sunday Rooster Game - N Kerr, E McDonald, D Parry - no Rooster Pairs this Sunday 4th June. More teams needed for Pig Day 4th June. Jackpot Pairs today followed by Bowls Meting. Barefoot Bowls on Friday at 4pm with meals on Friday and Saturday nights.


Thirty four players came along last Sunday morning to play for the prizes on offer and the winners for the day were Barry Daunt, Judy Sieniger, Kris Gerick and Rick Wadrop. Runners up prizes went to Cutty, Kev Day and Nev Bermo.



AT TUESDAY night bowls the raffle was donated by J Watkins and won by B McGuinness.

High scores were B McGuinness 45, S Sutcliff 36, D Tierney 32.

J Watkins 40 K McKeough and W Young 37, Association Social this Saturday, June 3.


ON SATURDAY Suburbs held an enjoyable afternoon of social bowls.

The raffles were won by B Robson & W Young.

Team winners were 1st S Hiltinmun, W Young, B Pearce, J Williams.

2nd A Kenzler, B Lawrence, A Goldsworthy , M Barkley. 3rd M Kelsey, T Meekam.

Monday afternoon, president John welcomed 13 players who had an enjoyable afternoon. High scores were B Lawrence 33, H Everett, Phyl 27, J Barnes 42, J O' Shea 35.

Next Monday an afternoon tea will be held for Lottie Hurford.