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Singles final contenders Troy Makin (L) and Ben Sweeney from Ocean Shores Bowling club. Photo supplied.

Local greenkeeper Troy Makin won the Ocean Shores Mens Major Singles bowls championship for 2017 last week.

Troy took on Ben Sweeney in the final played in blustery conditions.
‘Both players handled the wind well with Troy Makin doing enough to win 31–28,’ bowls manager Lee Roberts said.

Both players work for the Ocean Shores club as greenkeepers, Troy on the bowling greens and Ben on the golf course.

Mullumbimby Bowling

The first round of the Mullumbimby Ex-Services Bowling Club Minor Pairs was played on the weekend with Ashley Lumsden and Ben Leeson recording a 26–16 win over Bernie O’Hearn and Troy Creighton.

Jamie Ewin and Andrew Moroney had a 23–14 victory over Michael Lardi and Trent Foreman.

Sunday’s match saw Clint Marsh and Geoff Flick run out 22–12 winners over Phill Brassington and Ian Weir.

Club results for Thursday July 20 included Bob McGuire, Mike Nicholls and Michael Burke defeating Clint Marsh, Tony Baggio and Larry Henry 29–11.

Ray Breckenridge, Ian Carlin and Kerry Roberts  defeated Robert Rays, Phil Brassington and Paul Perry 26–14.

While Peter Andrew, Bob Rose and Gary Porter won over Peter Andrew (swinging lead), Michael Lardi and Lee Roberts 23–17.


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