North Mackay and Red Hill win 2023 State Champion of Club Champion Fours GOLD!

by Bowls QLD

At Souths Suburban Bowls Club, Mackay

Congratulations to North Mackay’s Marie Bragg, Christine Hall, Michele Stockton and Nuggy Pratt who have defeated Suburban Townsville’sKate Leverton, Lee Shears, Dealia Walsh (sub) and Wendy Jones 31-8 to win the women’s title.

Congratulations to Red Hill’s Troy Lorimer, Stephen Hayden, Greg Rolls and Ben Walsh who won the men’s event after defeating Broadbeach’s Mitchell Mears, Bradley Lawson, Jarryd Davies and Nick Cahill 23-8 in the gold medal match.

Well done to Suburban Townsville and Broadbeach on reaching the finals and taking home Silver.  

Tansey’s Cheryl Lorkin, Beck Payne, Aymee Bellert and Dianne Reed won the battle for Bronze in the women’s event 21-17 over West Toowoomba’s Denise Parkinson, Heather Brownie, Marlene Hannant and Julia Brownie.

North Toowoomba’s Andrew Batterham, Mark Algate, Steven MacNamee and Hayden Vogler took out Bronze in the men’s event 20-13 over Pialba’s Brody Carter, Brendan Wrice, Mark Armstrong and Nic Gosley.

Thank you to event sponsors: Mackay Regional Council, BIOScapes, Souths Leagues Club and Key Solutions Group. Thank you to Souths Suburban Bowls Club for hosting another great event.

The Pairs event starting tomorrow is headlined by Pialba’s Mark Armstrong and Nic Gosley and Club Tweed’s Claire Turley and Lynsey Clarke who are back trying to defend their titles. Live streamed on Bowls QLD website, Facebook and YouTube: 2023 Livestreams – Bowls Queensland (

Please find the event program, results and more information: 2023 State Champion of Club Champion – Bowls Queensland (

Playing schedule:
Women’s and Men’s Pairs: Monday 23 October & Tuesday 24 October
Women’s and Men’s Singles: Wednesday 25 October & Thursday 26 October

Below – Gold Medallists with Mackay Regional Council Deputy Mayor Karen May, South Suburban BC Chair Colin Meng and BQ Vice President Kerry Green

Below – Silver Medallists

Below – Bronze Medallists

Below – Fourth Place