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Mark Holton after his win last week

Mark Holton has claimed the 2018 Major Singles at the Mullumbimby Bowling Club after winning a tightly contested match against Richie Northcott last Saturday. 

The players were level on five shots each after eight ends before Northcott took a 14–7 lead after thirteen ends. 

Holton took the lead on the 17th end  and did not relinquish it.

Northcott put up a great fight and was only one shot behind at 22–21. But after another 10 ends Holton achieved the 31 shots required to run out a worthy winner over a gallant Northcott.

Corporate bowls

The finals of the 2018 Coopers Corporate Bowls were played on Friday night. In Division One Brett Donnelly Plastering took out the major prize; followed by In Line Carpentry, KRP, Dunno, Toads At Leisure, Ken Ryan Plastering, Can’t Nail Us Down, Mr Plug and Team Sassy.

Division A: The Hedgetrimmers won followed by Five Blind Mice, Ocean Shore Skips, Unco-Operatives, High Rollers, Sack Bar and Grill, AvoGo, Stay True and Team Cobbers.


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