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Rickert wins Mullumbimby Ex-Services 2017 minor singles

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There were plenty of close games as the 2017 finals unfolded at Mullumbimby Ex-Services Bowling Club over the weekend.

Leigh Rickert won the 2017 Minor Singles at the Mullumbimby Ex-Services Bowling Club over the weekend.

Leigh took on Andrew Moroney and after nineteen ends only one shot separated the two players.

But Rickert was able to pick up seven shots on the next two ends and he held on to this break to take the title 31–23.

The semifinals of the 2017 Triples Championship were also played at Mullum over the weekend, and once again featured some tight contests.

In the first game Phil Johnston, PJ Johnston and Bernie O’Hearn went down to Ben Leeson, Richie Northcott and Mark Holton 24–13.

The second match saw the scores tied at 20 all.

An extra end was played and Ashley Lumsden, Sean Doherty and Shane Knight gained a shot to run out the narrowest of winners over Sam Abraham, Allan Bartlett and Michael Burke.

In Saturday’s social bowls Errol Boyter and Nev Lee won the pairs with two wins, +9.

They were followed home by Geoff Flick and Jean-Claude Canabou one win 0ne loss, +2; Michael Lardi and Gary Porter one win one loss, -4; and Ian Weir and Sharon Thomas two losses, -6.

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