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Byron Bay Bowling Club’s entry into the District Triples Championship won all four of their games in the competition, including the semifinal and final last Sunday at Pottsville.

Jim Clark, Dick de Witt and Bulla Burton won the first game three weeks ago, defeating Ocean Shores. They went on to beat Kingscliff to make it into the finals.

In the semifinal the team had a comfortable win over Condong, but then played in a tense final versing the home side, Pottsville.

Scores were level at the 23rd end but then each member of the Byron team drew a couple of shots to take an unassailable lead and the 2020 title.

Mullumbimby bowls

Steve Glasson, the current Australian National Bowls coach visited the Mullumbimby Bowling Club last Saturday.

Glasson is a former world champion singles player, and has won 19 national bowls titles.

Club members had the pleasure of receiving advice and tips from the national coach as he conducted a bowls clinic at the club. He  advised members individually on how to improve their game.

The visit was organised by Mullumbimby Bowling Club member Wayne Moffatt, who is the Asia and Oceania regional bowls director on the Board of World Bowls.


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