Sunday 5 August: The Ballina RSL Sandflies had there AGM on Sunday morning and the following were elected: President— Steve Mison, Vice President—Johnny Harley, Secretary—Patrick Kearney, Treasurer—Alby Waldron, Bowls Organiser—Roger ‘the Yank’ Elkins, Committee—Larry Davis, ‘LJ’ Hooker, Col Pittman, Garry ‘ Uncle Fester’ Scott and Dean Wheatland. Deano is the new blood in the camp and a big welcome to him. Long-term President and former South Sydney great Col Pittman was going to have a break but just couldn’t help himself and put his hand up for Committee. Knackers another long term committeeman—like 20 odd years—decided to have a break with travel and family and good on him. Winners on the day after the meeting were Spearo, Danvo, Alfredo Garcia and Col Macklin getting up 18 to 16 against Cranky Franky, Bobby Gibson, Allan Watt and Stewie Weller in a top game of bowls. Runners up were Dasher, ‘LJ’ Hooker and Alby Waldron getting beat on the day 22 to 18 by Mal Lowe, Johnny Harley and they call me Bruce. Next trip away is on the 12th of August to Lennox Head where the Ballina RSL Sandflies do battle with the Warren Thatcher and the Lennox White Pointers. Also trips away to Maclean Cane Cutters—2nd Sept at Maclean, Queensland News Papers—9th Sept at Red Hill, Brisbane and the Lismore Heights Stirrers—16th Sept at Lismore Heights are on the board also. Alby’s Football and Hot Dog Day next Sunday where all are encouraged to wear the jumper of there footie team. Till next week take care fellas.