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May 13, 2021

Byron Bay bowlers take third place

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Third placed Byron Bay bowlers: (L-R) Pat Bigg, Linda Child, Pam Scarborough and Therese Hilliard. Photo supplied

By Mirtha Christian

The Byron Bay Women’s Bowling club came third at the Cudgen Gala Day played last week in cool and windy conditions.

Pat Bigg, Linda Child, Pam Scarborough and Therese Hilliard faced the conditions, taking a couple of comfortable wins before missing out on a place in the final.

The team of Kym Quinnell, Mirtha Christian, Kerry Schultz and Beverly Gawned drew both their games.


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