L-R: Fred Carrington, Jim Ross (President of Victoria Park) & runner-up Alan Wooler

Champion Singles Finals at Rocky’s Victoria Park BC

by bqmedia on May 9, 2022

By Garry Walker

Congratulations to Fred Carrington who, at the age of 88, has won his fifth “A” Grade Singles title at the Victoria Park Bowls Club in Rockhampton, with a 25–19 win over Alan Wooler who was playing in his first final.

Fred, who previously won the title in 2007, 2011, 2013 and 2017, started playing bowls in 1961 at Emerald Bowls Club in Central Queensland.

He also played 15 years of first division pennants at the Melbourne Bowls Club before returning to Central Queensland in 2000.