MARCH 2017 NEWSLETTER
NEWSLETTER FOR FEBRUARY, 2017
PREMIER 7 WINNERS
Some of our Premier 7 Division 4 winners celebrated with David Purcell from Premier 7 to receive their new shirts. Alan Pritchard, Mario Iacuone, Bernard Atkins, Max Shelley, Hugh Mackenzie and Bernie Rose. Congratulations to all the players who were thrilled with their new shirts.
2017 LADIES SENIOR SINGLES
Congratulations to Margaret Panousis for winning the 20176 Ladies Senior Singles. Everyone who watched the matched thoroughly enjoyed the contests. Congratulations again Margaret.
DISTRICT PRESIDENTS CUP DAY
A lovely day was had by President Joan, Julie Geoghegan, Veronica Blank and Carole Rose at Tugun on the 5th June, 2017. A great day and great bowling.
2017 MEN’S OPEN SINGLES
The winner of the 2017 Men’s Open singles held on Saturday 27 May, 2017 was Hugh Mackenzie with Graeme Perry as runner up. Congratulations to both men on a great game of bowls.
LADIES 2017 TRIPLES
What a great morning of bowls this morning 12/05/2017 despite the weather. Marion McMahon, Heather Hayward and Melinda Gill defeated Sayde Dunn, Carole Rose and Shirley Kilty. Congratulations to all the ladies for getting to the finals, it was a terrific effort.
MEN’S 2017 OPEN PAIRS
Hugh MacKenzie and Alan Pritchard were the proud winners of the 2017 Men’s Open Pairs on Saturday 29 April, 2017.
MEN’S ‘B’ GRADE SINGLES
Derick Coppack won the “B” Grade Men’s Singles Championship against Antony Muir on Saturday 29 April, 2017. Congratulations to both players for making the finals.
MEN’S 2017 FINAL CHAMPIONSHIP FOURS
The winners of the 2017 Men’s Final Championship Fours were Kevin Ross-Johnson, Peter Cunningham, Alan Barker, and Graeme Perry. Congratulations to all players for making the finals a great effort.
PREMIER 7s FINALS
What a great time was had at Mermaid Beach Bowls Club with the Premier 7s Finals on the 1st and 2nd and 8th and 9th April. The club was buzzing with people all intent on playing great bowls or watching great bowls. Division 4 was won by Mermaid Beach, which was really terrific and we are so proud of the team.
A big thank you also to all the staff and volunteers who worked tirelessly on both weekends, you did a fabulous job. To the green-keepers a big thank, the greens were running beautifully. All in all it was a great success and we are very proud to be associated with the Mermaid Beach Bowls Club.
DISTRICT GAMES DIRECTORS’ DAY
Games Director Julie, President Joan, Veronica Blank and Linda Heron attended the District Games Directors’ Day held at Paradise Point on the 3rd April, 2017. They didn’t win the first game, but won the second game quite easily. A great effort ladies.
PREMIER 7S FINAL
Mermaid Beach Bowls Club was humming with the Premier 7s Finals being held today and tomorrow (1st and 2nd April, 2017). Great bowls were played, which were terrific to watch. A big thank you to all the volunteers and staff who did a terrific job in organizing the day. One of our volunteers Linda Heron spent the day selling raffle tickets to benefit the club and did a fantastic job, thank you Linda.
LADIES SINGLES CHAMPIONSHIP
Congratulations to Marion McMahon for winning the 2017 Ladies Singles Championship this morning 17/03/2017. Marion defeated Margaret Panousis. It was a terrific game to watch and our thanks to President Joan for marking the game on such a warm day.
2017 MEN’S PAIRS
Stan Forrester and Ian Ardern were the winners of the 2017 men’s “B” Grade pairs. Congratulations Stan and Ian on a great game.
2017 LADIES PAIRS
The winners of the 2017 ladies pairs were Marion McMahon and Heather Hayward with runners up Margaret Panousis and Janice Lynn. It was a very hot day and not very comfortable weather for the ladies. Congratulations to both teams for making the finals.
2017 MIXED PAIRS FINAL
The 2017 Mixed pairs final was held today 05/01/2016 with Heather Hayward and Toby Wight winning with Johanna Cunningham and Kevin Ross-Johnson runners up. Congratulations to both teams for making the finals.
COMING EVENTS AT MERMAID BEACH BOWLS CLUB
2017 ALL DAY BOWLING EVENTS
Thurs 26/01/2017 Australia Day Seafood Any Combination 2-Bowl Triples 9.00 am – $915 prize money
Mon 6/02/2017 Any Combination Pairs – $910 prize money – 9 am
Mon 06/03/2017 Any Combination Pairs – $910 prize money 9 am
Mon 03/04/2017 Any Combination Pairs $910 prize money 9 am
Fri 07/04/2017 Ladies 2 Bowl Triples – 9 am start – $820 prize money
Mon 01/05/2017 Any Combination Pairs – $910 prize money 9 am
Mon 05/06/2017 Invitation Pairs – $1000 prize money
Wed 07/06/2017 Any Combination Aussie Open Warm Up Fours – 9 am $2000 prize money.
Thurs/Fri 8-9/06/2017 2 Day Any Combination Medley Gala Event 9 am – $4000 prize money.
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LADIES FOURS CHAMPIONSHIP 18/11/2016
A great game was held today 18/11/2016 between Marion McMahon’s team and Gail Brogan’s team for the Final of the Ladies Fours. Marion’s team of Marion McMahon, Melinda Gill, Gill Wilson and Shirley Kilty defeated Gail Brogan, Anna Mavanic, Glenda Schram and Julie Geoghegan. Congratulations to all the ladies for a great effort and great bowling.
LADIES CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS 2017
LADIES FOURS. ENTRIES CLOSE FRIDAY 28 October, 2016
1st Round Friday 4/11/2016, 2nd Round Friday 11/11/2016,
Final Round Friday 25/11/2016
LADIES PAIRS. ENTRIES CLOSE FRIDAY 06/01/2017
1st Round Friday 13/01/2017, 2nd Round Friday 20/01/2017, 3rd Round Friday 27/01/2017.
Final Round Friday 03/02/2017
LADIES OPEN SINGLES. ENTRIES CLOSE FRIDAY 03/02/2017
1st Round 10/02/2017, 2nd Round Friday 17/02/2017, 3rd Round Friday 24/02/2017
4th Round Friday 03/03/2017. Final Round Friday 10/03/2017
LADIES TRIPLES. ENTRIES CLOSE FRIDAY 03/03/2017
1st Round Friday 10/03/2017, 2nd Round Friday 17/03/3017, 3rd Round Friday 24/03/2017
4th Round Friday 31/03/2017. Final Round Friday 7/04/2017
LADIES ‘B’ GRADE SINGLES. ENTRIES CLOSE FRIDAY 31/03/2017
1st Round Friday 07/04/2017, 2nd Round Friday 21/04/2017, 3rd Round 28/04/2017.
Final Round Friday 05/05/2017.
LADIES SENIOR SINGLES. ENTRIES CLOSE FRIDAY 28/04/2017
1st Round Friday 05/05/2017, 2nd Round Friday 12/05/2017. Final Round Friday 19/05/2017
LADIES CONSISTENCY. ENTRIES CLOSE FRIDAY 12/05/2017
1st Round Friday 19/05/2017, 2nd Round Friday 26/05/2017, 3rd Round Friday 02/06/2017.
Final Round Friday 09/06/2017 or Friday 30/06/2017 (This is due to Aust. Open 10th -23rd )
MERMAID BEACH PRESIDENTS’ AND PRESENTATION DAY 01/10/2016
A great morning of bowls with a lovely lunch was enjoyed by 56 members of the Mermaid Beach Bowls Club. President Marion and President Bernie presented the awards to all the winners and runners up. Congratulations to all the bowlers who participated in the Championship. The Bowler of the Year for the Ladies was Margaret Panousis and the Men’s Bowler of the Year was Peter Cunningham.
2016 PENNANT FINALS
Congratulations to Mermaid Beach Ladies who today 16/09/2016 won Division 2 against Tweed Heads.
It was a great game enjoyed by all who watched. We are so proud of our ladies, who played magnificently.