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Byron Bay SLSC

Friday 29.3.13 PATROL NO 7:  9am–5pm

Jade Nelson-Chapman, Jeda Greenlaw,  Yasmin Nelson-Chapman, Kelly Templeman, Darren Chapman, Tegan Nelson-Chapman, David Freedman, Hayley Coleman, Kisane Irwin, Amber Whipple, Lorne Greenlaw, Paul/Kaitlin/Amie Smith, Lee Perkins, Tali Hooper, Scout Hembrow, Rebecca Templeman

Saturday 30.3.13 PATROL NO 2:  9am–5pm

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 31.3.13 PATROL NO 17:  9am–5pm

Mark Timperley, Greg Clark, Adam Clark, Hendy Stewart, Luke Timperley, James Preston, Josh Maher, Paul Clark, Mandy Templeman, Fred Templeman, Bob Manitta, Gabrielle Shearer, Nicole Dorfer, Alexandria Feruglia

Monday 1.4.13 PATROL NO 6:  9am–5pm

Sarah Beadman, Jamie Bridgman, Brad Kay, Max Hulbert, Nicole Dayman, Vicki McKain,  Anita Wolf, Roger Beadman, Ian/Liz/Dominque Callan, Robert Brown, Robert Siebert, Gai Coleman, Gabi Kay, Madison Batson.




Brunswick Heads Men 

Week Ending 24.03.13 Cock of the Walk: M Jeffreys d P Brassington: Wednesday March 20:  1st  V Rydman, F Hill, B Stewart. 2nd  L Harris, J Ellison, F Marks.  Lucky Losers: P Andrews, P Keogh.  Club Championship Pairs Winners B Montgomery, A Harding

*** The John Foster Self Selected Pairs Mixed Saturday April 30.  Three Games of 11 ends, $20 per team, Casual Dress, starts 12pm.  To Enter call the Club on 6685 1328. Mufti Bowls & Breakfast Sunday 8am Sun March 31. All Welcome 

Brunswick Heads Women 

Tuesday March 19: No. 2  Pennant game  between  Brunswick Heads  and Kingscliff’s 2s saw Kingscliff just manage to hold on against Brunswick. After an impressive lead early, Kingscliff faltered slightly and were just able to get home 34 to 32. Brunswick had one  rink win. The 4s had a bye Tuesday. Social Bowls: Julie Sanderson & Judy Wright 30 def Margaret Darby & Lyn Proudlock 16. Jennie Lofts & Dawn Hay 32 def Annie Revie & Nan Stearman 22. Winners: J Lofts & D Hay. Lucky Losers: A Revie & N Stearman.

Raffles: Pennant: Kay Soccio. Social. D Hay.

Thursday 21: Both Pennant teams ventured to Pottsville and the 2s had a less than memorable game, with Pottsville outbowling them on both rinks. The 2s however fared slightly better with one rink win by Judy Wright and a loss by  Darilyn Guest to give Pottsville the overall points on the day. The 2s have finished their pennant season and congratulations go to Pottsville for winning this.

*** A belated Easter afternoon tea  combined with a celebration for the end of the pennant season will be held at the Club on Tuesday April 9 at 3.30pm.  This is the first day back to our normal bowling time of 1pm  All bowling members welcome.

Byron Bay Men

Results for last Thursday – winners Bob Macaulay and Peter Darby. Meat tray won by Gavin McPhail. Jackpot not won.

Saturday’s social bowls winners are Brian Burton and Pat Anderson, runners-up Ray Henderson and Bev Gawned.

*** Thursday’s self selected pairs jackpot has now reached $500 and must be won this Thursday March 28. From now on it will only reach $200 and will go off if not won before this amount.

Pennants start on Saturday April 6 with a home game for our No 2s and No 6s will play Bangalow at Bangalow. Team sides are on the noticeboard.

Byron Bay Women

Tuesday March 19 saw social bowls trophy go to Mary Phelps, Bev Gawned and Jenny Meinel.

*** We have decided to start bowls a little earlier due to the heat at this time of year. So that we can be out on the green at 9.15am for bowls we are asking that names be in by 8.45am (and money by 9am) for those wishing to have a game. Be at the club by then or ring your name through on 6685 6202.

Visitors are welcome any Tuesday morning.

Kingscliff Women

Social play, Wednesday, March 20:  Winners:  S. Daview, J. Hegarty, R. Fuller.

Grade 1 Pennants played  Monday, March 18:  Kingscliff 1, Cudgen Leagues 4;  played Thursday, March 21:nnKingscliff 5, Cabarita Beach 0.  Final results, Grade 1.  Kingscliff first on a count back  from Cudgen Leagues by  17 shots.  Congratulations to Kingscliff and Cudgen Leaguse on a close finish.

Pennants, Grade 2 third with 10 points.

Pennants Grade 3 still have four games to play after Easter.

*** A combined Pennant luncheon will be held on Friday, April 5 at KBBC.  All pennant players are invited to attend and also all those

involved in any way.

Afternoon play commences on April 10, commencing at 12.30,  with aftern tea anmd $8.00 Green Fee

Mullumbimby Ex-Services Men

5/3/13 Friday Twilight Corporate Bowls

Another great evening of fine social bowls with some outstanding talent being discovered.  The current order of standings is Ex-Middle 16pts-20 ends The Dark Side 16-17 Hobby Farmers 16-14 Club Crew 15-16 Teachers Aide 15-14 Can’t Nail Us Down 13-12 Ken Ryan Plastered 12-16 CSR 12-13 Thommo’s Trailer Trash 11-14 Rose Between the Thorns 10-17 Jems 10-13 Office Choice 9-15 Tractors North 8-14 Toads@Leisure 8-11 GPR 8-8 Totally Wasted 7-11 Dunno 3-12 French Connection 3-7

16/3/13 Saturday Pennants Trials

In Grade 4 Burringbar took the honours by winning all three rinks while in the Grade 6 at  Bangalow Mullum went down 2–1. All teams enjoyed the day and took advantage of the trials in preparing for the Pennant season.

Mixed Social with the trials being played beside them in a social game Rose Liz Rossco 17 d Ilona Ken Jimmy 11

20/3/13 Social

Again the rain finished the games a few ends early but the earlier prevailing conditions were outstanding. Our Greenkeeper Mark Brown has done a remarkable job to have the greens in their present good condition

D Ottery T Johnston (c/w Phill Johnson & Son Builders and Carpenters Rink) 16 d  Mlke Nicholls L Henry 12

Bad Bob (Neate) K Wrigley P McDonald 14 d Good Bob (Rose) M Burke J Canabou 11

T Riches G Naoum H McKenna 14 d B Ball G Porter M Thorn (visitor Qld) 9

15/3/13 Friday Twilight Corporate Bowls

Another great evening of fine social bowls with some outstanding talent being discovered.  The current order of standings is Ex-Middle 16pts-20 ends The Dark Side 16-17 Hobby Farmers 16-14 Club Crew 15-16 Teachers Aide 15-14 Can’t Nail Us Down 13-12 Ken Ryan Plastered 12-16 CSR 12-13 Thommo’s Trailer Trash 11-14 Rose Between the Thorns 10-17 Jems 10-13 Office Choice 9-15 Tractors North 8-14 Toads@Leisure 8-11 GPR 8-8 Totally Wasted 7-11 Dunno 3-12 French Connection 3-7

Mullumbimby Ex-Services Women

19.3.2013  Grade 3 Pennants – Mullumbimby 4 def Cabarita 1. No social bowls. Raffle R Mills.

*** Social bowls commence at 9.30am on Tuesdays.

Ocean Shores Men

Monday Men’s Bowls.

11 March – Winners  P Quirke &  K Northwood. R/Up  L Wyatt, P Hain & M Haines

18 March – Winners  L Campbell, B Fahy & K Roberts R/Up  M Cronin, N Keil & G Llewellyn

Twilight Bowls

19 March – Winners N Turner, B Keil & T Baggio  R/Up  M Downie, M Davey & M James. Most Touches – Marge Davey.

There are only two more weeks of Twilight Bowls.

Tony Carsburg Club Championship

Singles – H Schollbach def Jon Gray

Pairs – R Tonkin & J Hay  def P Tornaros & K Roberts,  S Brecard & D Crow  def P Quirke & D Taylor

Tweed Byron Championships

Congratulations to the Ocean Shores team of  M Haines, P Hain and I Wingad who defeated Cabarita to take out the title of Tweed Byron Reserve Triples Champions.

(Special mention to G Collins who participated in the initial rounds.)

Ocean Shores Women

Wednesday March 20: Some very close games but the lucky team closest to the Secret Score was S Woolford, W Sprengel who def L Wright, D Gardiner;  D deZwaan, M Franks, D Grant def E Miller, J Seamer, M Bertoli.

Friday March 22:  B Sprengel (swinger), B Stone, G Johnston won the day with the highest number of ends.  They def B Sprengel, L Wright, J Williams.  Close on their heels were J Busch, M Bertoli, M James who def D Gardiner, D Grant, R Wrigley. Easter fun Wed Mixed at 1pm. Keep up the good bowls Grade 4 Pennant.



Mullumbimby Men

Date: 20/03/13 Single Stableford

Winner: Frank McDonald Score: 39. Runner-Up: Ray Lawler Score: 38 C/B.

2nd Runner-Up: Matthew De Fina Score: 38

Nearest the Pins – 5th: J Matthews 248cm, 7th: NA, 9th: P De Fina 426cm, 12th: P Schweitzer 185cm, 17th: NA.

Ball Run Down: 35

Date: 23/03/13 Monthly Medal – Stroke

A Grade – Winner: Wayne Ferrier Score: 67 C/B. Runner-Up: Nick Alidenes Score: 67 C/B.

B Grade – Winner: Michael Donnelly Score: 68, Runner-Up: Ian Noble Score: 69 C/B.

C Grade – Winner: Oren Tabakof Score: 66 *Overall Winner*, Runner-Up: David Reading Score: 67 C/B.

Nearest the Pins – 5th: NA, 7th: NA, 9th: NA, 12th: N Alidenes 172cm, 17th: NA.

Ball Run Down: 72 C/B

Gundies Mug: Wayne Ferrier

Ocean Shores Ladies

Week ending 23 March 2013

Tuesday 19/3/13. Round 1 of 36 hole Autumn Leaf.

Sponsored by Ocean Shores True Value Hardware.

1st Qualifying round Judy Mitchell Memorial Cup.

Div 1 Winner: K Howard 36pts c/b. R/up C Martin 36pts. NTP K Howard.

Div 2 Winner: M Guscti 37pts. R/up S Tarrant 36pts. NTP K Lane.

Div 3 Winner: J Baxter 36pts c/b. R/Up J Anning 35pts. NTP G Allen.

Credits to 28pts.

Thursday 21/3/13. Stableford.

Winner: B Wingad 36pts. R/up S Tarrant 34pts.

Credits to 30pts. NTP S Prieston.

Saturday 23/3/13. Stroke, Medal, Putting.

Stroke Winner: S Tarrant 68nett. R/up R Moller 75nett.

NTP:  C Killian .

Putting Winner: J Brown 30putts.

March Medal Winner: S Tarrant: 68nett.

Feb Medal Winner: J Brown 81nett.

Ocean Shores Men

Monday Stableford 18/3 Winner Ran MacDonald 40 R/Up Ray Conway 39 3rd Peter Thorley 37

Wednesday 20/3 Stableford Div 1 Winner Warren Prince 39 R/Up Gary Richards 37c/b 3rd Ian Wingad 37c/b Div 2 Winner Rod Winter 42 R/Up Alex Moir 3rd John Cullen 39 NTPs 3rd Ian Smith Hole In One 6th Daniel Clarke 8th Ian Wingad 12th Ian Miller  15th Ian Bennett 17th Scott O’Donnell Pro Pin Daniel Clarke

Saturday 23/3 Monthly Medal White Tee Winner Jason Phillips 68 R/Up Graham Painter 69c/b 3rd Brad Acton 69c/b NTPs 3rd John Bartlett 6th John Starcic 17th Richard Skillen Pro Pin John Starcic  Blue Tee Winner  Nathan Moon 65 R/Up Matthew Foxon 69c/b 3rdJon Hollingworth 69c/b NTPs 8th Ty Dickson 12th Scott Wilson

Ocean Shores Sunday Mixed

March 24th –  2 Person Aggregate Stableford. 39 Players. Winners Carmel Blacker & Kurtis O’Keefe 71 pts. R/Ups Danielle & Jason Haywood 67 pts. Ball Rundown to 58 pts. NTPs Ladies Flo Crowder, Men John Maddock. Next game April 7th. 4BBB Stableford Keno Qualifier.




Chris Strybos won the open singles competition with a 3-way tie for second (in the count-back order) Fred Newman, Mark Smith and Raini Kahn (+3).  Ethan Zikron & Chris Strybos (+4) defeated Peter McKenzie & 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 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.





Tuesday March 26 – Little Stormers and Storm Troopers 4.30pm to 5.30pm

Wednesday 27th Rookie Squad training 4.25 to 5.55pm. NB ****Due to the number of teams a 6pm Mens team will have to do duty at 8pm. Please attend the duty so competition can run smoothly for all.

A Grade Competition.

6pm Court 1 da Tigers v Breakers  Court 2 Flying Dutchmen v Casino 7pm Court 1 NADS v Dreaming Team. Court 2 SCU Women  v Oddshots. 8pm Court 1 Frigid Air v Black Panther (M). Court 2 Boomshakalaka v Fighting Irish  Bye. Black Panther (W). Bye Men. Celtics.

Duty. 6pm Court 1 Oddshots. Court 2 NADS. 7pm Court 1 Casino. Court 2 da Tigers. 8pm Court 1 Dreaming. Court 2 Flying Dutchmen Referees. 6pm Court 1 Louise/Katie Court 2 Len /James 7pm Court 1 Len/James Court 2 Louise/Phil  8pm Court 1 Len/Michael  Court 2 Phil/Elisa

Thursday 28th Secondary Competition Jnr Division. 4.30pm Court 1 Blue v Gold. Court 2 Green v Red Snr Division. 5.15pm Court 1 Dylan’s Team v Woodlawn Eagles. Court 2 Alex’s Team v Jacob’s Team 6pm Court 1vDakotas v Biztax Bisons Referees. 4.30pm Court 1 Katie/Teagan Court 2 Alyce/Cheryl 5.15pm Court . Kiara/Zoe.Court 2 Alyce/Tim 6pm Court 1 Alyce/Katie

www.lismorebasketball.net.au or Phone 0410 777 572.



Brunswick Heads

Wednesday 27/3/13

Round 12 – Perry Homes Comp

Occupational Health & Rehab Services v Cape Byron Medical Centre – C Ashworth v B Trivett, M Virtue v R Hughes, C Booth v J Nicolson, B Doran v F King

Coastal Voice & Data v Brunswick Heads Pharmacy – T Kropp v P Vanhorff, S Moon v W Ferrier, S Schubert v W Knight, P Frazier v A Chaffey

Ocean Shores Glass v Inky Business – G Davis v R King, A Li v L Clarke, J Gribble v R Cameron, T Grosse v C Naughton

Byron Bay Trophies v The Potato Works – T Kable v C Littlewood, P Hill v C Walsh, N Moon v A Cox, C Johnston v R James


Monday 1/4/13

There will be no squash on Easter Monday


Wednesday 3/4/13

Round 13 – Perry Homes Comp

Occupational Health & Rehab Services v Brunswick Heads Pharmacy – C Ashworth v P Vanhorff, M Virtue v W Ferrier, C Booth v W Knight, B Doran v A Chaffey

Cape Byron Medical Centre v Coastal Voice & Data – B Trivett v T Kropp, R Hughes v S Moon, J Nicolson v S Schubert, F King v P Frazier

Ocean Shores Glass v The Potato Works – G Davis v C Littlewood, A Li v C Walsh, J Gribble v A Cox, T Grosse v R James

Inky Business v Byron Bay Trophies – R King v T Kable, L Clarke v P Hill, R Cameron v N Moon, C Naughton v C Johnston

***Phone 6685 1794 to play.  



Brunswick Heads 

Tuesday 26/3/13

Round 7 – Mullum Power Tools Comp

6pm Bad v Spikers, Wilson v Billigoats. Duty – Mangoes

7pm Ravens v Kriss Kross, Packers v Flash, Mangoes v Mohawks. Duty – Spikers


Thursday 28/3/13

Round 11 – Ocean Shores True Value Hardware Comp

6pm Spiked Punch v Easybeats, BOP v Volleys, Divas v Wam. Duty – Flukes

7pm Chilli Twist v Flukes, Misfits v Dashes, Grogmonsters v Exodia, Fireflys v Cheetas. Duty – Divas & Volleys


Tuesday 2/4/13

Round 8 – Mullum Power Tools Comp

6pm Bad v Packers, Wilson v Flash. Duty – Mohawks

7pm Mohawks v Billigoats, Kriss Kross v Mangoes, Ravens v Spikers. Duty – Bad

*** Phone 6685 1794 to play. Beginners welcome.



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