Tuross Head bowlers joined together to celebrate their champions for 2019 at the Annual Combined Presentation Day. The winners of all championships held by both the Women’s and the Men’s Clubs were presented with their prizes.
Noel Downie was the stand out on the day, winning all but one of the events he was eligible to play in. To add to his success, in the one he didn’t win, he was the runner up! Downie won the Major Singles, Consistency Singles, teamed with Joel Hilliard and Peter Davies to win the Triples and won the Fours with Davies, Hilliard and Jim Macklan. He and John Monks were the runners up in the Major Pairs, won by Davies and Hilliard.
The Minor Singles was won by Lawrie Riley who went on to win this event at the Zone level.
Denise Lidbury continued her reign as the Women’s champion taking out the Major Singles. She was also successful in taking out both the Major Pairs and the Mixed Pairs. She won the Major Pairs with Sue Fahey while she teamed with husband Bruce to win the Mixed Pairs for the fourth year in a row!
Irene Macdonald won the Minor Singles with Rose Farrington taking out the Consistency Singles. The Triples was won by Carol Williams, Rita Downie and Di Challice.
The Women also made some very special presentations. Doreen Monks was recognised for her ten years of umpiring at both Club and District level. She received a special certificate from Women’s Bowls NSW. Denise Lidbury was also recognised by Women’s Bowls NSW for her 30 years of continuous membership.
Pam Mazzucchelli was presented with a special present in thanks for her 17 years of service on the Women’s Bowls Committee. Pam served the Club in a variety of positions with several years as Secretary and several as President.