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Classic Fours winners (L-R): Matthew Phillips, Brett Hughes, Andrew Chapman and Keith Smith.

A team from Northmead (Sydney) has topped a stellar field of bowlers to win the Great Northern Classic Fours presented by the Ocean Shores Country Club.

‘The annual event has become a must in the calendar of many of the country’s top bowlers,’ the club’s bowls director Janine Howell said.

‘Many Australian and State representatives from all over the country were in the field of 28 teams, including current Australian Open Singles Champions Aron Sherriff and last week’s $100,000 Everest of Bowls winner, Nathan Rice,’ she said.

Eventual winners, after a very challenging two days of bowls, were the team from Northmead Club.

Runners-up were; Scott McLachlan, Joshua Lark, Jason Heath and Sean Baker from Brisbane.

‘It was another great weekend of bowls at our club, we look forward to next year,’ Janine said.


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