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Brunswick SLSC

Sat 8.12 10am–3pm Patrol 5.

Patrol Captain Terry Currie

Sun 9.12 9am–4pm Patrol 2.

Patrol Captain Casey Brennan

Byron Bay SLSC

Saturday 8.12 Patrol 2. 10am–4pm

Paul Pattison, Paul Irwin, Jack Phelps, Karen Irwin, Tim Peacock, Robbie Crandell, Alan Teurquetil, Tania Teurquetil, Ron Land, Garry Booth, George Graham, Graham Bassett

Sunday 9.12 Patrol 3. 9am–4pm

Jake Napoli, Cody Prasser, Ian Mathieson, Andrea/Ronny Monks, Joel White, Ian Clapham, Christian / Beau / Harley Monks, Ellie Standage, April Keogh, Neil Cameron, Bruce Campbell, Peter Yopp, Joe Kerrigan, Andrew Hall.





Brunswick Heads Men 

Week ending 2.12.12 Cock of the Walk: D Proudlock d R Carbines Wednesday Social Bowls 28 Nov – 1st C Jensen, B O Donnell, B Bolland; 2nd V Rydman, B Stewart, J Lawlor; 3rd L O’Donnell, J Anderson, D Wyborn.

Sunday Social 2.12.12 Winners J Lofts, B Stewart.

*** President’s and Presentation Day 8.12.12 1pm Start. 2 Bowl Pairs 2 x 15 Ends.

Brunswick Heads Women 

Tuesday 27 November: Social Bowls: Dawn Holland, Marcia Crichton & Darilyn Guest 22 def Lorraine Siddall, Denise Batson & Judy Wright 20. Zena Wagner, Edie Beddoes & Lyn Proudlock 24 def Julie Sanderson, Kerry Dexter & Bev. Rose 20. Rosa Kinnear, Margaret Darby & Sadie Iversen 16 def R Kinnear (swinging lead) Annie Revie & Dawn Hay 15. Winners: Rink 1 D Holland, M Crichton & D Guest. Lucky Losers: Rink 3 J Sanderson, K Dexter & B Rose. Raffle won by Zena Wagner.

*** Reminder to our ladies that the Christmas break-up of bowls will be on Tuesday December 11 with bowls starting at 10am followed by luncheon. There will be a decorated-hat competition with prizes for the best ones. All members and past members are welcome and the cost for the day is $17 per head. Names to be in by Friday December 7.

Byron Bay Men 

Thursday’s self-selected pairs winners this week were Robert Rays and Therese Hillard with runners-up Rag Condie and Paul B-z. Meat tray was won by Mark Banfield and the jackpot was not won and now stands at $350.

Saturday’s social bowls saw Judith Wright and Don Baker take out first prize with runners-up T Hillard, R Rays and W Borkhardt.

*** Players are invited to the club on Tuesday afternoon starting at 1pm for two games of Singles (13 ends each). Lots of fun with prize money to be won so come along! Last week’s winners were Ivan Easten and Gavin McPhail on equal points. The mystery prize was not won.

This Thursday prizes will be hams and Christmas cakes for winners and the meat tray will still be on as will the jackpot.

Byron Bay Women

Last Tuesday’s winners were M Carruthers, G Simmons, L Rogers and K Quinnell.

*** Visitors Welcome! Any Tuesday morning. Bowls begin just after 9.30 so please be at the club at 9am for morning tea beforehand. You can also phone your name in by ringing the club on 6685 6202.

Our break-up and Christmas party will be on Tuesday 11 December. Setup at 8.15am, bowls 9.30 and lunch at 12.30.

Women are welcome to bowl on the men’s days – Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday afternoons. During our recess is a good time to take the men up on this offer.

We will come back on January 22 with a quarterly meeting at 9.30am with bowls to follow.

Kingcliff Men

Social Bowls Results: The Kingscliff Meat Gallery Tuesday Morning Open Pairs – Winners: I Turnbull, D Hopps. Runners-up: I Azzopardi, D Smith. Plate Winners: W & B Sprengal.

Thursday November 29 – Winners: A Lavelle, W Blackwood, S Jamieson; R Dark, G Barrack, T King, C Abery, J Davies, B Clarke Plate Winners: B Harris, J Mirls, D Roughley.

Saturday December 1 – Winners: G Hallett, A Simpson, B O’Kane; K Dawson, G Barrack, T Hills. Plate Winners: R Heales, D Clark, A Clarke

It has been a very successful year for Kingscliff Bowls Club. In the Pennants competition: all our sides performed well with the Division 1 and Division 7 sides winning the District and our other three sides finishing second. The stars of the show were our Division 7 side, which went on to win the Zone and make the Final of the state playoff, just missing the title.

In District Competition we had Kevin Liddington, Vic Lewis, Peter Murphy and Brian Turner reach the final of the Over-60s Fours Championship while Greg Barrack, Russell MacLeay, Trevor Hills and Michael Turner won the Open Fours and went on to win Zone and play in the Final of the State Open Fours. Our teams also performed well in the District Pairs with Ian Taylor and Michael Turner playing Russell McLeay and Greg Barack in an all-Kingscliff Final of the Open Pairs and John Brinsmead and Ray Phipps making the Final of the Reserves. In the District Singles Ian Taylor and Brian Turner won the Open and Over-60s respectively while Ray Phipps played in the final of the Reserves. Our Club Fours Champions of Ken Banks, Greg Barrack, Brian Turner and Michael Turner have gone on to win the District and Zone Finals of the Club Champion of Champions while Michael is in the District Finals of the Singles.

At a local level we have seen increased numbers of men nominating for club championships and the standard has been very high. At the Members Night last Sunday the following champions were acknowledged:

Open Singles – Winner: Michael Turner; Runner-up: Ian Taylor

Open Pairs – Winners: Keith Dawson & Ian Taylor, Runners-up: Greg Barrack & Russell McLeay

Open Triples – Winners: Frank McNamara, Steve Jamieson & Russell McLeay, Runners-up: Brian Turner, Trevor Hills & Michael Turner

Open Fours – Winners: Ken Banks, Greg Barrack, Brian Turner & Michael Turner; Runners-up: Brett Harris, Harry Hockey, Ivan Smith & Kevin Liddington

*** This year has also seen the Men’s club and the main club work together to refurbish the shades and seating around the greens and the playing area looks a treat. Renovations to the club have resulted in the modern bowls office on the ground floor and a spacious new TAB area with an outlook over the greens.

Men’s Christmas Party: This is being held on Saturday 8 December and will consist of bowls followed by a smorgasbord meal and hospitality.

Friday Night Inter-Club Challenge: The final game of this competition was played last Friday night. Kingscliff travelled to Condong and scored a two-shot win. However it wasn’t enough to overtake Cabarita at the top of the ladder. Congratulations to the organisers on a great concept and thanks to ‘Tails’ for his enthusiasm and organisation.

Mullumbimby Ex-Services Men

Friday night and Saturday play has resumed following our standing aside for the Mullum Music Festival, which was a grand occasion.

28 November Club Select Social

The recorder thinks N Newton, S Purdie, B Gibson must have flogged T Henry, J Canabou, J McKay as John took the card home with him. T Riches, S Abraham, T Johnston 26 def G Porter, D Blake, A Bartlett 20. M Johnston, G Naoum, L Henry 21 def M Burke, B Ball, J Estreich 20. M Nicholls, Birthday Lumsden, K Wrigley (J/pot winners Stewart’s Menswear Rink) 20 def B Neate, D Ottery, P McDonald 17.

*** Don’t forget names needed for the Mudcrabs Christmas celebration 16 December.

Mullumbimby Ex-Services Women

22 November MOB Day

J Sanderson, K Gallard, G Henry (overall winners) def J Ball, I Edwards, M James. J Meimel, H Robb, N Gartner (R/ups) def I Pettendy, J Lee, S Iversen. R Wrigley, L McCormick draw A Revie, B Sprengel. J Busch, B Gowned, J Towner def J Kearney, S Brown, M Flesser. S Thomas, M Bertoli, T Hillard def K Dexter, N Stearman, J Kidman. Raffles – B Sprengel, J Sanderson. Great fun game playing with ladies from Brunswick Heads, Ocean Shores, Byron Bay and Mullumbimby; we will continue with these days next year.

27 November Social

R Wainwright, J Lee, J Beaumont (Rink W) def S Thomas, S Brown, J Kidman. E Leclere, B Reglin, H Robb def J Ball, I Pettendy, J Towner. Raffle – R Wainwright.

*** 11 December committee meeting at 10.30am followed by Patrons Christmas Break-up Party. Mufti Christmas colours, a gift and a small plate of goodies for afternoon tea.

Ocean Shores Men

Mon 26.11 Triples

Winners – T Baggio, D Whitney. R/U K Kennedy, G Llewellyn, N Keil

Tues 27.11 Twilight Bowls. Winners – G Fredericks, D Gardner, R Moore. R/U L Johnston, K Northwood, E Dunham

Ocean Shores Women

Wed 28 Nov (mixed)

The quality of bowls on the crowded top green was so even that the prize money was randomly drawn and given out to three lucky players. Those in with a chance were M James, M Bertoli, L Wright, G Fox, M Flesser, N Gartner, D Gardiner and B Paine.

Fri 30 Nov (Social – Highest Margin).

Like the weather the bowls were some of the hottest seen. Winners were F Crowder, D Grant and B Sprengel who defeated F Crowder (swinger), K Gallard, M James.

Following on their heels were C Timewell, M Bertoli who defeated M Farquhar, N Gartner. Another closely contested game resulted in J Busch, B Stone, L McGowran defeating T Campbell, L Wright and JM Quirke.

Mixed break-up Wed 12 Dec; Ladies Fri 14 Dec.



Brunswick Valley

November 26

10 table Mitchell bye and share. N/S: 1st gross – Phyllis Keyte/Hilary Lewis; 2nd gross David Dare/Freda Star. E/W: 1st gross – Gail Pick/Ian Pick; 2nd gross Diana Gall/Annette Kvassay.

December 1

9 table rover. N/S: 1st gross – Margaret Fleming/Freda Star; 2nd gross – Margot Homfray/Diana Gall. E/W: 1st gross – Cecily Johnson/John Pellen; 2nd gross – Gerry Withey/Alleyne Withey.

*** We meet at Brunswick Heads Community Centre on Monday and Saturday. Seated by 12.45. Guests welcome. If partner required, or information regarding Bridge lessons, please telephone Phyllis Keyte 6684 1103.

Ocean Shores

28/11 7 Table Mitchell . N/S: 1st gross – Pat Janda/Sylvia van Rossum; 2nd gross – Chris Morgan/Ian Pick

E/W: 1st gross – Tim Ellis/Pam Sullivan; 2nd gross – Marion Tomes/Roger Tomes

We meet at Ocean Shores Country Club every Wed evening. Seated by 6.15pm.

All Welcome. Phone Pam 6680 3871.



Mullumbimby Men

Date: 28/11/12 Single Stableford

Winner: Harry Schollbach Score: 40 C/B. Runner-up: T Williams Score: 40 C/B.

Nearest the Pins – 5th: G Fairs, 7th: NA, 9th: A Briggs, 12th: J Gadowski, 17th: NA.

Ball Run Down: 36 C/B

Date: 01/12/12 Monthly Medal – Stroke

A Grade Winner: Wayne Ferrier Score: 68. Runner-up: Gavin Huish Score: 71.

B Grade Winner: Graham Shelley Score: 67. Runner-up: John Turton Score: 70.

C Grade Winner: Gary Donaldson Score: 65 C/B. Runner-up: Warwick Curtis Score: 65.

Nearest the Pins 5th: W Ferrier 20cm, 7th: NA, 9th: NA, 12th: P Schweitzer 250cm, 17th: O Tabakof 254cm.

Ball Run Down: 73 C/B. Gundies Mug: Gary Donaldson.

Ocean Shores Ladies

Tuesday 27 November 2012. Stroke. Gold Medal Play off. Div 1 Winner V Marsh 71 nett.

R/up C Martin 72 nett. Div 2 Winner V Loomes 70 nett. R/up M Mandigo 72 nett. Div 1 NTP

K Howard Div 2 M Hosie. Putting Div1 J Hoffman 29 c/b Div 2 M Mandigo 29. Vouchers to 78 nett.

Gold Medal Winner C Martin.

Thursday 29 November 2012. Stableford. Winner R Sinclair 36 pts. c/b R/up P Keenan 36 pts.

Vouchers to 31 pts.

Saturday 1 December 2012. Stroke. Winner R Moller 73 nett. R/up A Slater 77 nett.

Vouchers to 78 nett c/b.



John Harrison won the singles handicap competition undefeated, Chris Strybos second, Mark Smith third, Raini Kahn (+6) fourth. Wilfred Arran & John Harrison (+4) defeated Chris Strybos & Mark Smith 3–2 in the final to win the doubles competition.

*** All welcome. Play is at the Mullumbimby Tennis Clubhouse, Byron Street, Mullumbimby, Thursday 6.30pm start. Also, build on your skills with our new table tennis robot. Enquiries phone Mark 0409 473 517 or Chris 6684 1468.





Tuesday 4 December

Aussie/Bidi Ball. 4.30pm to 6pm.

Wedneday 5 December Seniors

6pm Court 1 Ballina V Oddshots. Court 2 Frigid Air V Flying Dutchmen

7pm Court 1 NADS V Celtics.

Referees 6pm. Court 1 Lauren/Zac. Court 2 Emma/Charlton.

7pm Court 1 Emma/James.

Duty 6pm Court 1 Celtic. Court 2 Nads.

7pm Court 1 Oddshots. NB

******M and Ds notified forfeit and Breakers go through to the Final******

Thursday 6 December Secondary Competition.

4.30pm Court 1 Little Dream Team V Darwins. Court 2 Kepler V Biztax Bisons.

5.15pm Court 1 Edisons V Bells. Court 2 Funky Dunks V Hawkings.

6pm Court 1 Trinity V Franklins. Court 2 Einsteins V Little Iversons.

Referees. 4.30pm Court 1 Charlton/Emma. Court 2 Cheryl/Zac.

5.15pm Court 1 Zac/Tim. Court 2 Emma/Charlton.

6pm Court 1 Zac/Tim. Court 2 Emma/Charlton

*** www.lismorebasketball.net.au or phone 0410 777 572.



Brunswick Heads

Wednesday 5/12/12

Semifinals – Perry Homes Comp

Inky Business v Ocean Shores Glass – T Kropp v T Kable, W Ferrier v A Li, J Gribble v R Cameron, C Naughton v R James

Occupational Health & Rehab Services v Byron Bay Trophies – R King v C Littlewood, P Vanhorff v P Hill, W Knight v C Johnston, F King v N Moon. The Potato Works v Brunswick Heads Pharmacy – G Davis v B Trivett, C Walsh v C Booth, A Cox v R Hughes, N Dunn v B Doran. Cape Byron Medical Centre v Coastal Voice & Data – Kijay v C Ashworth, M Virtue v S Moon, J Nicolson v S Schubert, T Grosse v P Frazier.

Monday 10/12/12

Round 15 – Byron Health Foods Comp

Division 1 – 5pm Kijay v L Tomasella, B Trivett v G Davis; 5.30pm C Littlewood v L Powell

Division 2 – 5pm M Cassidy v C Walsh; 5.30pm A Li v S Moon, R King v R Hughes

Division 3 – 5pm B Schubert v R Draper, J Nicolson v J Gribble; 6.30pm A Cox v L Scott

Division 4 – 5.30pm P Chaffer v G Carter, C Johnston v F King. N Moon bye

Division 5 – 5pm C Naughton v D Hodges, B Doran v A Chaffer, T Ashworth v J Hodges

Wednesday 12/12/12

Grand Final – Perry Homes Comp

Winners of semifinals play in grand final. winners of plate semis play in plate final. Social games for all other players.

New Monday mixed comp starts 17/12/12. New Wednesday mixed teams comp starts 19/12/12.

Phone 6685 1794 to play.



Brunswick Heads 

Brunswick Heads Volleyball

Tuesday 4/12/12

Round 11 – JV Towing Comp

6pm Flash v Spikers, Eagles v Be Cool. Kriss Kross

7pm Bad v Billigoats, Kriss Kross v Redbacks. Duty – Eagles

Thursday 6/12/12

Round 13 – Ocean Shores True Value Hardware Comp

6pm Easybeats v Dashes, Spiked Punch v Cheetas, Grogmonsters v Exodia. Duty – Bop

7pm Fireflys v Misfits, Volleys v Chilli Twist, Flukes v Bop, Divas v Wam. Duty – Easybeats & Cheetas

Tuesday 11/12/12

Round 12 – J V Towing Comp

6pm Bad v Wilson, Billigoats v Redbacks. Duty – Be Cool

7pm Flash v Eagles, Kriss Kross v Be Cool, Packers v Spikers. Mangoes bye. Duty – Wilson

New Thursday ladies 3 a side comp starts 20/12/12.

Phone 6685 1794 to play in this or mixed comp. Beginners welcome.




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