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Bulla Burton and Paul Clark from the Byron Bay Bowling club made it through to the semifinals of the Summerland Pairs in Ballina, but were beaten by the eventual winners of the tournament.

In their quarter final Burton and Clark beat M Jaffrey and R Burgess 15–12.

In the semi they met Dave Ferguson and Ben Twist, who beat them 18–8, and ran out eventual winners of the Summerland Pairs held in the last week of December.

Bulla went on to contest the Silver Summerland Singles with fellow club member Gavin McPhail last week.

Both made it through to the quarter finals.

In the last 16 Bulla beat J Weir 21–19, but again ran into an eventual finalist, Jamie Anderson, in the quarterfinal, going down 21–10.

Gavin beat P Staggs 21–14 in the round of last 16, before being beaten by R Bester 21–7 in the quarterfinal.

Bester beat Anderson 21–13 in the final.

 


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