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February 26, 2021

Byron bowlers dominate district

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2018 Byron Tweed District Champions (L to R): Robyn Knaus, Linda Child, Mirtha Christian, Judy Wright, Kym Quinnell, Pat Bigg, Therese Hillard and Jeanette Beaton.

After an impressive day of bowls playing at home the Byron Bay Women’s Bowling Club has claimed the  2018 Byron Tweed District Shield.

It is the first time in over ten years that the local club has claimed the coveted prize.

The Byron Bay team of eight bowlers played across six games without loss, winning five and drawing one.

‘It was a great achievement for a club of 26 women bowlers competing against the biggest clubs in the district,’ club memebr Mirtha Christian said.

‘Their commitment, dedication and self-belief were rewarded. Well done, team.’

Byron Bay men

The Byron Bay sevens side also won the Carlsberg Challenge Shield after beasting the rest of the Tweed/Byron bowling clubs.

The men also triumphed with five wins and a draw from their six games.


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