Far North RSA Bowling Club held the Annual Far North RSA (Sponsor) Services Invitation Fours Bowls Tournament which was enjoyed by all.

It was played in excellent sunshine with wonderful comradeship and a very delicious Hangi lunch which made it a very enjoyable day with 16 teams from Kaitaia to Whangarei turning out on Saturday 2nd July to contest this annual event. The format for the day was four games each of one hour 10 minutes, wins, end & points and played in perfect conditions produced the following results.

 There were no 4 winners so the Whangarei Retired Police team consisting of Kenny Fitness, Robin Sowerby, Jack King and Les Lilly with 3 wins,26 ends, 55 points took 1st place, Kamo Services team Graeme Neeley, Percy Blundell, Kevin Robertson and Doug Kerr, 3 wins, 24 ends, 48 points 2nd, Kaitaia RSA Women’s Section team, Val Jones, Freda May, Winnie Burkhardt, Chris Lediard, 3 wins, 21 ends, 38 points 3rd, Kaitaia RSA Bruce Bird, Robbie Payne, Neil Panther, Moss Hotere 3 wins 20 ends 32 points 4th Kaeo team Merv Kennedy, Barrie Johnstone, Nick Blechynden and Gloria Maka 3 wins 18 ends, 32 points 5th place. Thank you to the caterer Dawn, greenkeeper Moss, Match controllers Russell & Tupu and of course the hangi cookers as well as all the helpers preparing the food. Also thanks to Larry & Trevor for donating the meat for the hangi.

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