Southern Cross back in the swing

Some of the members of the Southern Cross Bowls Club enjoyed a roll-up recently hosted by the Ladies Club. Enjoying some practice are Bill Lee, Joe Torrisi, Barry Frame, Val Gray.

By Casey O'Connor

Twenty bowlers from the Southern Cross Bowls club paid little or no attention to the icy conditions last Saturday keen to get back on the green at the Southern Cross Bowls Club, Warwick, for some long awaited “proper” games.

As Bowls Queensland lifted restrictions and issued their Qld Health approved “return to play guidelines, it took “Paintbrush” Davidson swung into action and in no time at all quickly organised teams for some competition

In spite of the cold and windy conditions, it was a great day. There was plenty of action on the green and even more banter between the bowlers.

The overall winners were the deadly combination of Daphne Cross and Joe Torrisi. Last Thursday’s practice session obviously paying dividends for the pair as they were an unbeatable combination on Saturday. The runners up were Thea Francis and Pat Gainey. All won meal vouchers generously donated by The Criterion Hotel.

Other bowlers who took the opportunity for a roll up last Thursday were Allan Davidson, Barry Heffernan, Cheryl Wickham and Barry Frame, all keen to also sharpen their skills after their break from the game.

Club Games Director, Clark Davidson is keen to see the Monthly Turkey Triples return as soon as possible. Keep an eye out in this column for a date in August to be released shortly.

Today ( Thursday July 9), the ladies are hosting Social Mixed Bowls at 1.00pm. Everyone is most welcome. If you require further information please contact the Ladies’ President Chris(0412 027 342).

On Saturday (July 11), the club is holding a Social Mixed Bowls afternoon commencing at 1.00pm. Further information is available from the Men’s President, Dave (0429 130 348) or the club Secretary Cheryl (0407 641 158).

You can also follow the Southern Cross Bowls Club Inc. which is located at 142 Palmerin Street Warwick (opposite St Mary’s Church) on the club Facebook page.