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Irene Feuz and Mary Ashton. Photo Eve Jeffery.
Irene Feuz and Mary Ashton. Photo Eve Jeffery.

The Australian Marbles Championship has added glitter this year with filmmaker Irene Feuz teaming up with marbles co-ordinator Mary Ashton to bring the event and the game to the big screen.

Mary Ashton and Irene Feuz. Photo Eve Jeffery.
Mary Ashton and Irene Feuz with the touring marble table. Photo Eve Jeffery.

The championships are held during the Old & Gold Festival in Brunswick Heads on Saturday June 6.

To round up local champions, this marble table is on tour over next few weeks of local clubs and pubs. Check out these venues, come along and knuckle down for a practice before the big event – Billinudgel Hotel on Wednesday, Bruns Bowlo this Friday, Ocean Shores Country Club next Friday May 29 and the Ocean Shores Tavern May 26 and June 2 and stay tuned for Court House Hotel in Mullum.

For more info visit: [email protected].

 


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