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Brunswick SLSC

Saturday February 8: 10am – 3pm

Patrol 4 Captain: Braeydon McHugh Easy

Gavin Arthur, Adrian Russell, Jarrad Hicks, James Arthur, Casey Brennan, Stewart Anderson, Jake Musgrave, Amelia Miekle.

Sunday February 9: 9am – 4pm

Patrol 2, Captain: Sam Dennis

Stew White, Greg White, Mac Dennis, Cai Leplaw, Gus Dennis, Callum Stephens, Jeremy Callanan, Tal Collinson.



Brunswick Heads Men

Wednesday January 29 –  1st V. Rydman, M Masula, D Turnbull; 2nd T Selwood, S Howatson, D Croft; 3rd J Maguire, J Hay, A Montgomery: Cock of the Walk R Carbines.

Saturday February 1 –  Open Pairs Jackpot Winners; R Tonkin, J Hay; 2nd T Selwood, N Sharp Minor Jackpot J Lofts, Blossom. Major Jackpot Not Won now $290 +. 6 x 6 Open Pairs – get your team in for *** Sat February 8. Pennant Practice Thursday 3pm.

*** Coming Events: Mufti Bowls & Brekky last Sunday of the month.

Brunswick Heads Women

Social Results: Pyhllis Cameron, Jenny Lofts & Ev Marks 14 draw Rosa Kinnear, Kaye Soccio & Blossom McCormick 14. Joy Kearney, Irene Edwards & Fay Parkes 20 def Bev Gawned, Margaret Darby & Lynne Proudlock 6. Annie Revie, Beryl Boorman & Bev Rose 20 def Sue Cormack, Kerry Dexter & Bev Smith 13. Winners: (countback) Phyllis Cameron, Jenny Lofts & Ev Marks. Lucky Losers: Sue Cormack, Kerry Dexter & Bev Smith. Raffle won by: Beryl Boorman.

Kingscliff Men

Super Challenge: In Round 2 played on February 1, Section 4 Men defeated Condong 5 – 0 and the women lost 0 – 4.  Section 3 won on two rinks but Macleay Island had wins on the other three to win 3 – 2. Next round will see Section 3 play Logan City at Logan City and Section 4 will play Burleigh Heads at Kingscliff.

Tweed Valley Shield: In Round 2 Kingscliff had 5 – 2 wins in both divisions against Pottsville. In Round 3 against South Tweed, A Division had wins in both games to score 57 shots to 20 and B Division won one and lost one but had an overall score of 41 shots to 36 . Round 4 will be played at Kingscliff on 10th February and Kingscliff will be up against Tweed Heads.

Social Bowls Results: The Kingscliff Meat Gallery Tuesday Morning Open Pairs: January 28 – Winners: B Beattie, D Roughley. Runners up: S Goodman, B Poole. Plate Winners: J Youl, B Fargher. Thursday 30Triples: Results not available. Saturday February 1: Winners: D Fines, B Reardon, K Ringma, M King; B Fitzgerald, M Ryan, J Julius, P Lewis. Plate winners: G Hinks, A Simpson, G Rose, A Hansen.

*** Club Championship News:  The next round of the Men’s Open Fours will be played Sunday February 16.

District Events: The Semi-final and Final of the Open Fours will be played on Sunday February 9 at Condong. Kingscliff will have two teams in action, unfortunately they are playing each other in the Semi-final. Greg Barrack, Trevor Hills, Michael Turner and Ian Taylor will play John Reardon, John Watson, Paul Watson and Russell McLeay. In the Over 60s Fours, Ray Phipps, Kevin Liddington, Vic Lewis and Peter Murphy are through to the Final. Date to be advised. Nominations for the District Triples close Monday February 10.

Mullumbimby Ex-Services Men

25/1/14 Saturday Social

D Blake R Fenwick J Morgan 16 d G Porter J Canabou T Fenwick 14

29/1/14 Wednesday Social

B Ball, R Neate, L Henry 20 d J Bathy, G Porter, M Burke 14; S Purdie, G Cooke, J McKay 17 d G Naoum, L O’Donnell, A Bartlett 15; T Riches, J Canabou, D Baker 25 d M Nicholls, D Blake, M Johnston 18.

Ocean Shores Men

Monday January 27  Triples first T Larsen, P Quirke, L Hoffman. second J Hay, B Hay, L Johnston. third W Prince, G Collins, T Mitchell, D Taylor.

Championship Results Fours Final M Haines, J Gray, T Mitchell, JT Gray def D Matheson, W Priest, L Hoffman, S Pratt.

Ocean Shores Women

Wednesday 29: Mixed (Highest Score) This event was won by G. Fox, M. Bertoli, N. Gartner who def E. Miller, J. Williams, J. O’Connor;  D. Gardiner, M. James def K. Gallard, G. Johnston

Friday 31:  Social (Out of Hat)  Not only did M. Hosie, C. Timewell, M. Farquhar, G. Johnston win the 1st round of the Fours C/ship defeating  J. Busch, M. Bertoli, K. Gallard, M. James but they also won the lucky rink.  Others to play were B. Stone, L. McGowran who def J. Seamer, N. Gartner;  P. Sullivan, JM Quirke, J. Williams who def D. Gardiner, R. Wrigley, F. Crowder.

Pottsville Men

Monday January 27 – Tweed Valley Shield – Round 2 at Tweed Heads Bowls Club was against Kingscliff.  A valiant effort from Phill Bennett’s team in A Division produced a nice win together with Ray Chandler’s team, in B Division, who also notched up a good win.  We now have points on the board!  Well done, boys.  Round 4 on 10 February will be at Kingscliff B.C. against the Coolangatta sides.  Good bowling, fellas.

Wednesday January 29 –   Social Bowls – Hot steamy conditions didn’t deter the guys at all.  Lee Olson, Ron Appleton and Jim Field got together to take out the winners prize.  Not far behind were Runners-up Les Hendry, George Stewart and Norm Armour.  Saturday 1 February:  Social Bowls – Micheal Coyte, Ray Daunt and Merv Brady (Yep, its our Merv again) collected the winners prize today.  Runners-up  were Alan Meighan and Luke Wade.  Birthday greetings to Ken Curry and Milton Rice.

Saturday February 1 – Championship Games:  Club Championship Fours – In the first of the semi-finals played today, with two great teams going head to head, spectators were treated to a feast of wonderful bowling prowess from both sides.  While leading all the way in a very close game, team Bennett held on to come out on top. Congratulations to the winners Kev Hall, Jim Field, Doug Moir and Phill Bennett together with the defeated Bruno Palmer (Sub for Brian Jackson), Alan Margan, Frank Fielding and Bob Nathan who went down 25-21.  A thrilling game to witness.

Quarter-final Club Championship Fours – Graham Crawley, Ken McInnes, Damien Sparkes and Greg Sawtell defeated Josh Sawtell, Lee Olsen, John Koning and Bruce Cumming 28-18.  Club Championship Triples  Ken Coyte, Ron Parker and Steve Waygood defeated Frank Moore, Mark Bennett and Alan Bennett.  Congrats everyone on your efforts.

*** Diary Dates:  February 8 – Club Open Triples commence.  Please check the draw for your game..  Good bowling to all contestants.  February 22 – Club Major Pairs Championship entries close.  Please  ensure your nominations are in by this date.

Play days are Wednesdays ( Mufti) and Saturdays (Creams) commencing at 1 pm.  Names to be in by 11.30 am.  Please phone the Club on 6676 1077, follow the prompts and leave a message and contact number.

Pottsville Women

Thursday January 30:  Social Bowls – Light breezes gave the ladies some comfort from the humid conditions,  Winners (draw) on a count back were Pat Bryant, Jean Crombie and Jan Richards.  Runners-up (hws) after being a bit slow to get going, were Judith Tuckey, Lorraine Rice and Jo Fletcher.  Raffle prizes were collected by Pat Field and Jean Crombie.

Visitor, Jo Fletcher, picked up the Lucky Numbers prize and Dee Donges was the days luck bowler. Congrats everyone

*** Diary Dates: February 13:  Entries close for Club Championship Pairs.  Please ensure nominations are in by this date.  Entry sheet now on Notice board. 

February 17:  Kingfisher Triples at Kingscliff W.B..C.

Social bowls are on Thursdays at 9 am.  Names to be in by 8.30 am please.  Visitors most welcome. Free coaching is available to new members together with current members wishing to freshen up their game.  Please phone the Club on 6676 1077, follow the prompts, and leave a message and contact number.


Ocean Shores

29/01/14 : 6 Table Skip Mitchell : N/S: 1st gross: C Blacker/G Carson ;2nd gross: E Wright/M Porter.E/W:1st gross:  J Brown/D Devir;2nd gross: P Sullivan/P Quirke.

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


Ocean Shores Men

Wednesday January 29  Stableford Div. one first P Ferris 42 second S McGuren 38 c/b  third T Mitchell 38 c/b Div. two first T Parker 40  second R Killion 39 c/b third G Isaacs 39 c/b  NTP 3rd B White 6th B Connors 8th M Mohler 12th P Ferris 15th M Short 17th P Ferris

Friday January 31  Blue Marker Challenge Overall Winner W Hughes 72 Div. 1 first S Skinner 75  second D Sales 76 c/b Div. 2 first W Hughes 72 second S Wilson 75 Div. 3 first A Kay 74 c/b second J Barrett 74 c/b Gross winner J Weston 77   runner up V Karaka 79 NTPs 3rd J McNulty 6th M Close 8th G Tolliday  12th I Wingad 15th B Pruul  17th S Skinner

Saturday February 1 Monthly Medal Blue Tees  first W Kitchen 70 c/b second G Llewellen 70 c/b third B Vanarey 70 c/b White Tees  first S Clifford 60 second G Beattie 69  third R Skillen 70  NTPs  8th M Wilsdon  12th G Bourke 15th A Bullock  17th K O’Keefe.

Ocean Shores Sunday Mixed

February 2 –  2 Person Aggregate Stableford. 52 players. Winners: Joan/Bob Neate 74pts. Runners Up: Gayle/Colin Foulis 68pts. Ball rundown to 59pts. NTP’s 6th Hole; Ladies Peta Price. Men; Nick Comer. 13th Hole; Ladies; Marilyn Mandigo. Men; Allan Thompson.

*** Next game is on February 16 which is a 4 Person Ambrose.



After defeating Mark Smith 14-12 in their fifth set, Fred Newman won the round-robin singles competition.  The doubles competition final was also a very close match with Mark Smith & Matt Ostila winning 18-16 in the fifth set from Robert Bird & Raini Kahn.

*** All welcome, play is at the Mullumbimby Tennis Clubhouse, Byron Street Mullumbimby, Thursday evening 6.30pm start. Enquiries phone Mark 0409 473 517 or Chris 6684 1468.



A Grade Women February 4 – 6pm Court 1: Oddshots Vs Breakers Court 2: Social Scrimmage vs Aussie Dent Girls 7.00pm Court 1: Cougars Vs Black Panthers Referees: 6.00pm Court 1; James, Jay W 7:00pm Court 1 Jess A, Teagan

Wednesday February 5

6pm Court 1: Nads vs Dreamers Court 2: Hooters vs Boomshakalaka

7pm Court 1: Flying Dutchmen vs JW Team

Court 2: Fighting Irish vs Black Panthers

Referees 6pm Tony G, Katie, James, Jess A 7pm Len, Phil, Jess A, Katie

Monday February 10

4:30pm Court 1: Spurs vs Bulls Court 2 : Thunder vs Lakers 5:15pm Court 1:Clippers vs Celtics Court 2: 76ers vs Mighty Mustangs 6:00pm Court 1:Warriors vs Atomic Dynamites Court 2: Heat Vs Mavericks 6:45pm Court 1: Suns vs Woodenbong Court 2: Pistons vs Wolverines Bye: Hawks 7:30pm Court 1:Devils vs Rockets Court 2: Pacers vs Wildcats Bye: Bolts

Referees: 4.30pm Zoe, Maddison, Johnny, Alissa Mc, Bailey C (L), Jordan P (L) 5.15pm Tyler M, Zoe, Maddison, Johnny, Kyle McK (L), Makayla G (L) 6pm Jay W, Teagan, Tyler M, Kiara  6.45pm, Jay, Teagan, Lochie Keyte, Dave Mc 7:30pm Jay W, Mick W, Tyler M, Dave

Tuesday February 11

Little Stormers and Storm Troopers 4:30pm to 5:45pm

A Grade Women  6.00pm Court 1: Oddshots Vs Aussie Dent Girls Court 2: Social Scrimmage 7.00pm Court 1: Cougars Vs Breakers Referees: 6.00pm Court 1; James, Jay W 7:00pm Court 1 Caralie, Mark Wilson

Wednesday February 12

6:00pm Court 1: Black Panthers vs Fighting Irish Court 2: Lemos vs Nads

7:00pm Court 1: Hooters vs Flying Dutchmen

Bye: The Dreamers

Referees 6pm Tony G, Katie, Phil, Len  7pm James, Katie

For more information go to www.lismorebasketball.net.au or Phone Tanya 0410777572

*** For more information go to www.lismorebasketball.net.au or Phone Tanya 0410 777 572


Byron Bay Cycle Club

Byron Bay Cycle Club is holding Criterium racing next Sunday February 9 in the Byron Industrial Estate off Bayshore Drive from Ewingsdale Rd. Registration will be near Bean Cafe carpark, Byron Bay in Centennial Circuit, at 6.30am for a 7.00am start.

Race entry payment at sign on desk $10.00. Cycling Australia Race Licenses are to be presented and no Day Licences available. Please note that signing up or renewal can be done online with Cycling Australia website for licenses for cycling competitions and events that include a comprehensive package of insurance cover. Any queries contact us on [email protected].

Next following race dates Byron Bay Cycle Club is holding 23/2, 9/3, 23/3 & 27/4.

*** We welcome any new or old to the sport either as Racing or Ride membership to join our club. BBCC aim is to promote a safe racing environment through training to improve the novice and social riders to an improved competitive level. We are aiming to have our new 1km Criterium track located at the new Byron Region Sports & Cultural Centre for next season. The more club members the more support is generated for this project.

Training is on Tuesday and Thursday at 6am leaving from the Clock Tower in Byron St, near the corner of Jonson St, with moderate rides leaving at 6.30am on Monday Wednesday & Fridays. There’s also a longer club coffee ride that leaves at 6.30am Saturday at a more social pace details with route announced Friday on our Facebook site.


Brunswick Heads

Wednesday 5/2/14

Round 4 – Byron Trophies Comp

The Potato Works v Cape Byron Medical Centre – B Trivett v P Jones, A Li v W Ferrier, Y Gottlieb v T Candy, J Gribble v J Nicolson, B Doran v J Hodges

Ocean Shores Glass v Occupational Health & Rehab Services – K Parolin v C Littlewood, N Moon v C Walsh, A Chaffer v C Sinclair, C Booth v P Hill, R James v C Louwen

Inky Business v Brunswick Heads Pharmacy – A Attewell v G Davis, R King v P Chaffer, W Knight v S Schubert, R Cameron v G Carter, C Naughton v F KIng

Monday 10/2/14

Round 4 – Byron Health Foods Comp

Division 1 – 5pm G Davis v C Littlewood, L Tomasella v V Pires, B Trivett v T Kropp; 5.30pm P Jones v L Powell;6.15pm A Attewell v M Curran

Division 2 – 5pm Kijay v N Moon; 5.30pm R King v P Chaffer, A Li v S Moon

Division 3 – 5pm C Sinclair v Y Gottlieb, T Candy v S Schubert, M Cassidy v C Walsh

Division 4 – 5pm B Schubert v R Draper, C Johnston v L Scott; 5.30pm V McAllister v G Carter; 6.30pm A Cox v J Gribble

Division 5 – 5.30pm C Naughton v C McAllister, B Doran v P Begg, R Cross v J Hodges. F King bye

Division 6 – O Hamama v D Collins, R Costinzo v J Burley. B Alander bye

Wednesday 12/2/14

Round 5 – Byron Trophies Comp

The Potato Works v Inky Business – B Trivett v AAttewell, A Li v R King, Y Gottlieb v W Knight, J Gribble v R Cameron, B Doran v C Naughton

Ocean Shores Glass v Cape Byron Medical Centre – K Parolin v P Jones, N Moon v W Ferrier, A Chaffer v T Candy, C Booth v J Nicolson, R James v J Hodges

Occupational Health & Rehab Services v Brunswick Heads Pharmacy – C Littlewood v G Davis, C Walsh v P Chaffer, C Sinclair v S Schubert, P Hill v G Carter, C Louwen v F King.

*** Phone 6685 1794 to play.


Brunswick Heads

Round 1 – Slice Pizzeria Comp

6pm Mangoes v Sweaties, Express v Dominators. Duty – Kriss Kross

7pm Harold v Jets, Flash v Kriss Kross. Duty – Express

Thursday 6/2/14

Round 4 – Ocean Shores True Value Hardware Comp

6pm Dashes v Fireflys, Exodia v Chilli Twist, Mum’s the Word v MJS. Duty – Bingergeers

7pm Bingergeers v Ice Blocks, Wam v Rappez. Divas bye. Duty – Mum’s the Word

Tuesday 11/2/14

Round 2 – Slice Pizzeria Comp

6pm Express v Flash, Harold v Dominators. Duty – Jets

7pm Mangoes v Kriss Kross, Sweaties v Jets. Duty – Harold

*** Phone 66851794 to play. Beginners welcome.


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