Queenslanders in national frame

by admin

Wilkie, Clarke, Leese, Jones – Bowler of the Year finalists Queensland bowlers are in the running for four national excellence awards, to be announced during the annual inter-state Super 6 and Australian Sides battle in Tasmania in March.

The national bowls-fest will kick off on Friday March 28 at South Burnie Bowls Club with Super 6 rounds, to be followed the next day by Super 6 finals and at night, on Saturday March 29, the annual Bowls Australia national awards presentations at Burnie Arts and Function Centre.

(Tickets for the awards night are available to the general public and great value at $50/head, including a two-course meal. Tickets can be booked by phoning BA on 03 9480 7100 or via the website www.bowlsaustralia.com.au)

Queensland finalists for the 2014 national awards are:

Male Bowler of the Year:  Brett Wilkie, Club Helensvale, up against Andrew Howie, ACT. (Sponsored by City Club.)

Female Bowler of the Year: Lynsey Clarke, Club Helensvale, up against Karen Murphy, NSW.

Under-18 Male Bowler of the Year: Braidan Leese, up against Michael Sims, TAS. (Sponsored by BCiB Insurance.)

Under-18 Female Bowler of the Year: Natasha Jones, up against Chloe Stewart, VIC.