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August 15, 2022


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Brunswick Heads

Brunswick Heads Week Ending 23.1.13 Winners: L Campbell, B Condon, B Mcclelland

2nd P Brassington, G Goodwin, G Rendell Lucky losers: K Boorman, T Sellwood , M Jefferys.

Brunswick Heads Women

Tuesday 22 January: Social Bowls: Rosa Kinnear, Jenny Lofts & Judy Wright 25 def Marcia Crichton, Annie Revie & Lorraine McCormick 16. Margaret Darby, Dawn Hay & Beverley Rose 18 def Liz Beale, Beyl Boorman & Darilyn Guest 16. Di Lobb, Ileen Edwards & Joy Kearney 25 def Fay Parkes, Kerry Dexter & Marian Parsons 12. Winners: Rink 10 M Darby, D Hay & B Rose. Lucky Losers Rink 12 F Parkes, K Dexter & M Parsons. Raffle won by L McCormick.


*** A reminder to our bowling ladies that phone-in for bowls while they are being held on Tuesday mornings at 10.am until April 2, will be from 8.30am to 9am.


Mullumbimby Ex-Services Men

19 January Saturday Mixed

R Wainwright, R Fenwick, H McKenna 19 def G Porter, J Canabou, J McKay 17. D Blake, N Lee, A Bartlett 22 def I Pettendy, G Naoum, T Fenwick 14.

23 January Wednesday Social

G Porter, H McKenna (c/w Mullumbimby Tyrepower Rink) 23 def K Wriggley, A Bartlett 18. M Nicholls, J Canabou, L Henry 22 def T Riches, S Dettman, B Gibson 17. M Burke, N Newton, J McKay 25 def B Ball, A Lumsden, T Fenwick 20. M Johnston, D Blake, P McDonald 25 def B Neate, G Naoum, T Johnston 11.


*** Time to get your team nomination sheets in if you wish to enjoy Friday Night Autumn Corporate Bowls in 2013, with time for dinner after mid-February start.


Mullumbimby Ex-Services Women

22 January Social

R Wrigley, J Towner (R/W) def J Lee, J Beaumont. J Poacher, I Pettendy, G Henry def R Mills, S Brown, H Robb. R Wainwright, B Croft def S Thomas, J Kidman. Raffle winner R Mills.


*** 05 February – Final Four Championships

12 February – General Meeting commences 10.30am; all members welcome, spinners please.


Ocean Shores Men

Mon 21/01 1st T Larsen ,P Quirke ,L Hoffman 2nd B Elliott , J McGowran, L Campbell.

Championship Pairs R Tonkin, J Hay d B Clark, P Quirke.


*** Don’t Forget Rock and Roll Bowls 4.30pm Fri 1 Feb


Ocean Shores Women

Wed 23 Jan: Mixed social: A highly competitive game which resulted in a 1-shot win to R Wrigley (swinger), L Wright, D Gardiner, J Williams against R Wrigley, S Woolford, M Bertoli, G Johnston.

1st Rd Club 4s C/ship: J Busch, K Gallard, M Bertoli, M James def P Sullivan, M Farquhar, F Crowder, JM Quirke.

No bowls Fri 25 due to wet weather.



Ocean Shores

23/01: 6 Table Mitchell: N–S: 1st gross: P Quirke / B Hurst; 2nd gross: J Hughes / C Chidlow; E–W: 1st gross: M Clarke / M Boyle; 2nd gross: K Morgan / J Smith.


*** We meet at Ocean Shores Country Club every Wed evening. Seated by 6.15pm.Contact Pam: 6680 3871.



Ocean Shores Ladies

Tuesday 22 Jan 2013. Stableford Division 1 Winner: K Howard 40pts. R/Up: V Marsh 40pts on c/b. NTP C Martin

Division 2 Winner: L Mandigo 34 pts. R/Up: M Byron 33 pts. NTP S Brady. Vouchers to 29 points.

Thursday 24 Jan 2013. Stableford Winner J Maddock 35pts. Vouchers to 31pts.

Ocean Shores Men

Mon 21/01 1st J Wark – 43pts 2nd M Hobart – 39pts c/b 3rd R Cameron – 39pts c/b NTPs 3rd H Stephenson 17th R Cameron

Wed 23/01 Div 1 1st F Williams – 37pts c/b 2nd S Ford – 37pts c/b 3rd S Brecard – 36pts c/b Div 2 1st B Sheahan – 42pts 2nd R Cubis –40pts 3rd C Foulis 39pts c/b NTPs 3rd S Gerrish 6th B Payne 8th D Hanks 12th L Reid 15th S Ford 17th A Crowder

Fri 25/01 Blue Marker Challenge Overall winner P Irby 71 nett c/b Div 1 1st P Irby 71 nett c/b 2nd D Anderson 71 nett c/b DIV 2 1st G Rowland 73 nett c/b 2nd G Richards 73 nett c/b Div 3 G LeClere 72 nett 2nd J Gilbert 73nett c/b GROSS 1st L Woods 77 c/b 2nd B Mott 77 c/b NTPs 3rd L Browning 6th B Mott 8th J Whittred 12th C Zuber 15th R Carson 17th W Henseleit

Sat 26/01 4Ball Aggregate 1st S Moon ,P Watts 73 2nd B Acton ,J Bartlett 72 3rd S Kling , J Bartlett 71 NTPs 3rd C Byron 6thD Magnusson 8th M Dunn 12th J Kearins 15th G Player 17th P Watts Ladies 3rd J Maddock 8th R Moller



Kingslcliff?Event number 14 – January 26, 2013

Men’s placings:?Ben COURAGE (JM15-19) (Unattached) was first over the line in 19:04 – 4th time in 7 appearances.?Jordan BISHOP (SM35-39) (Unattached) was second over the line in 19:25 – Was first to finish once before.?Michael SAVILLE (VM50-54) (Unattached) was third over the line in 20:01.

Current standing in the men’s annual points competition:?Stuart REID (Unattached) 954 pts.?Ben COURAGE (Unattached) 897 pts.?Jeff FARRELLY (Unattached) 557 pts.

Women’s placings:?Trish RUSSELL (VW35-39) (Unattached) was first (4th overall) over the line in 20:17 – first appearance.?Janthea ANDERSEN (VW35-39) (Unattached) was second (6th overall) over the line in 21:39 – Has been first to finish on 5 previous occassions.?Dawn COURAGE (VW50-54) (Unattached) was third (13th overall) over the line in 25:10.

Current standing in the women’s annual points competition:?Wendy LEGG (Unattached) 1061 pts.?Larissa NICHOLSON (Unattached) 1037 pts.?Janthea ANDERSEN (Unattached) 995 pts.

The following runners recorded the best Age Grade scores:?Les ROOTSEY (VM65-69) was graded 77.74% for the time 21:34 (5th overall).?Trish RUSSELL (VW35-39) was graded 74.94% for the time 20:17 (4th overall).?Michael SAVILLE (VM50-54) was graded 73.69% for the time 20:01 (third overall).

This week there were 23 runners, of whom 6 were first timers and 9 recorded new Personal Bests. Representatives of 2 different athletics clubs took part.

Kingscliff parkrun started on 20 October 2012, and since then 129 different runners, including participants from 7 athletics clubs, have completed 289 runs covering a total distance of 1,445km, and there have been 72 new Personal Bests.

The women’s course record is held by Melanie BLACK who ran in a time of 17:58 on 20 October 2012 (event number 1).?The men’s course record is held by David COOMBS who ran in a time of 17:02 on 20 October 2012 (event number 1).?The Age Grade course record is held by Melanie BLACK who recorded a 82.93% run (17:58) on 20 October 2012 (event number 1).

The full results and a complete event history can be found on the Parkrun website: www.parkrun.com.au/kingscliff/results/latestresults/.



Wilfred Arran (+6) won the juniors singles competition with Ethan Zikron (+6) second. Fred Newman won the seniors singles competition with Chris Strybos second. The doubles competition was won in the tight final by Chris Strybos & Jeremy Sutton in a close one from Mark Smith & Susie Forster 3–2.

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


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