The Far North RSA Bowling Club recently held a pairs 2x4x2 tournament sponsored by Geards Funeral Home. (Geards Funeral Home have been sponsoring this tournament since 1998, according to our records.) There were 20 teams that played from Coopers Beach, Kaitaia Combined and our own members. The tournament consisted of 5 games of a 1.05 hr with every team having a bye throughout the day. After battling the wind and 5 games everyone was ready for a well earned afternoon tea. President Ian thanked our sponsor, the ladies who helped in the kitchen and the match convenors of the day. As our sponsor was unable to make it for prize giving, Russell Hockley was elected to present the prizes to the following lucky winners: –

Barry Allison & Jill Phillips – 4 wins, 16 ends, 40 points, 1st; Mavis Topia & Kevin Briscoe – 3 ½w, 22e, 44p, 2nd; Linda Freeman & Alan Dow – 3w, 20e, 45p, 3rd; Jim & Pam Naylor – 3w, 19e, 32p, 4th. Lucky Dip winners – Trevor Smith & Adele Gardner.

Tournaments in October – include the RSA Elimination on the 3 & 4th of October 2015. Any RSA member may enter a team in this tournament. Also October the 24th is an open mixed Triples, entries to Adele Gardner ph 4080638.

Photo supplied:- from left to right is – Barry Allison & Jill Phillips.

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