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Aussie Pairs Winners Presentation 2017 Bowls Competition

Tuesday 31st october

More than fifty club members had a most enjoyable evening at our Halloween Dinner Dance. The entertainment provided by Tony Francis of songs through the decades was first class and enjoyed by all. Congratulations to Wendy and Iain Sheridan who were selected by members of the social sub – committee as the best dressed Halloween couple.

Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th November

The clubs annual Aussie pairs competition was held in lovely November weather. The last round of matches on the Sunday afternoon saw four teams in contention to win the trophy. With one point separating the top four teams it was no surprise that the winning team won on shot difference. The runners up were Alan Ashberry and Dave Melville and the winners were Janet Gatward and Ronnie Cairns. The whole weekend was enjoyed by all the sixteen teams taking part.

Saturday 11th November

Bonalba Bowls Club Aussie Pairs.

Thirty two teams from clubs on the Costa Blanca took part in the above competition. After a long days bowling it turned ot to be a good day for the teams from Monte Mar. Pauline and Chris Merry came third and the winners were another Monte Mar team Sheila Roberts and Bill Young. So congratulations to our successful teams and an enjoyable day was had by all.

Tuesday 14th November

Trip to La Zenia.

The full coach left Gran Alacant at 9am with everyone looking forward to a good mornings shopping. After the shopping we had lunch at La Cosecha restaurant in Beniofar, which was very enjoyable. On the coach back to Gran Alacant we enjoyed a sing song and some dancing in the isle. The day was a great success thank you once again to the ladies on the social committee.

Wednesday 15th November

Winter League Monte Mar v Emerald Isle.

Great mornings bowling at home to our friends from Emerald Isle, with two rinks going to the last bowl. Emerald Isle came out the winners. Well done to our winning rink of Pauline Merry, John Hunt, June Young and skip Chris Merry. Shots Monte Mar 84 – 84 Emerald Isle. Points Monte Mar 4 – 8 Emerald Isle.

Friday 17th November

Monte Mar Toreadors v Greenlands Cedars.

A lovely November morning saw some fine bowling by the Toreadors which enabled them to a good win against the Cedars, who have promised to gain revenge in the return leg. The Toreadors won on four rinks drawing on one and losing on one. Shots Toreadors 131 – 100 Cedars. Points Toreadors 11 – 3 Cedars.
Well done to all our winning and drawing rinks.

For the month of November the Toreadors have had some good results. Hopefully we will do even better in December.

Monte Mar Matadors v Quesada Swallows

Matadors were away to a very strong Quesada Swallow team and were given a lesson on bowls. Shots Matadors 49 – 165 swallows. Points Matadors 0 – 14 Swallows. A bad day at the office.

For the month of November the Matadors had high and lows winning 14 – 0 and losing 14 – 0. Unfortunately losing more than we would have liked, lets hope for a better December.

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