Bowls for young and old

THE Anderson Shield was held at Burnett Bowls Club on Saturday and the semi-finals and finals were played out on Sunday at Elliott Heads.

Favourites Tantitha made an early exit on Saturday going down to Burnett by two shots.

Isis Skip Richard Snelling and his team romped into the semi-finals with wins of 48-6 and 34-11.

Bargara's skips John See and Noel Pershouse also recorded high scores of 35-8 and 37-8 to move into the semi-finals.

Bargara won the Anderson Shield for the fourth time in 30 years defeating Elliott Heads by 33 shots.

All results are in the club section under Bundaberg men's division.

Burnett Bowls Club held their juniors and seniors day on Sunday.

Congratulations to the juniors on their excellent performance with Kyle Franks, Simon Franks and Darryl McDonald winning the senior division and Matty Bailey, Del Baxter and Chris Pickwick then taking out the younger age group.

This format gives the juniors an opportunity to test their skills against the seniors who have a lot to give in competition bowls events.

Any bowlers interested in teaming up with a junior for the next junior/senior day are welcome to nominate at Burnett Bowls Club on 4151 4217.

The 2009 Champion of Club Champions and State Mixed Pairs will be held at Bribie Island Bowls Club starting on Saturday, October 24.

Mixed Pairs team of Gail Crompton (Bargara) and Kurt Brown (Tantitha), the ladies' Pairs of Judy Everett and Tulu Chippendale (Bargara) and Wayne Holdsworth and Noel Pershouse (Bargara) will start their events at 8.30am on October 24.

The men's Fours of Jason Andrewartha, Kevin Bell, Tim Smith and skip Darren McCracken will start their event on Monday, October 26 at 8.30am.

Good luck to our bowlers in the state championships.

Clubs are reminded that a Gambling Community Benefit Fund - an information session will be held at the Quality Hotel Burnett Riverside from 2pm to 3pm and 6.30pm to 7.30pm on Thursday.

This is a great opportunity for clubs interested in applying for the Gambling Community Benefit Fund which closes on November 30.

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