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Ballina RSL Sandflies Bowls Club

Ballina RSL Sandflies on Sunday 23 July: Another sensational day on the Greens at RSL Bowlo, numbers were down which can be expected in the middle of Winter but the day was like no usual Winter’s freezing morning. Winners on the day were Roger Elkins, Allan Britt and John Nasser 25-10 over Joe Busuttil, Chris…

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Ballina RSL Sandflies Bowls Club

Ballina RSL Sandflies on Sunday 16 July at Robina Bowlo: The Sandflies and Alstonville Mafia travelled to Robina to play the Musgrave Maulers and the Robina Rebels in the annual State of Origin. Sandflies won 4 of their six rinks to set up the NSW Blues win – finally some good news after the real…

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Ballina RSL Sandflies Bowls Club

Sunday 9 July, 2017: Probably the best Winter’s morning for a game of bowls ever! Not much wind, clear blue skies and and crisp morning temperatures with the Navy green at its usual top shelf standard. Leo Spinks blew in from Texas and teamed up with Lex Hamilton and Malcom (in the middle) Lowe to…

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Ballina RSL Sanadflies Bowls Club

Sunday 2 July, 2017: The visit from the South Lismore River Rats at Ballina RSL Bowlo was played on the immaculate Navy Green. Overall points for the day went to the River Rats 102-91 over the Sandflies. Great fellowship was enjoyed by all and as usual Knackers and co cooked up an excellent feast on…

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Sunday 25 June: The Ballina RSL Sandflies were back at home Sunday on a beautiful winters morning. The greens were running up to there usual great standard, thanks Duncan Elphick. Winners for the day were Keith Spearing, Arty Elkins, Allan Britt and Luke Prsa 29 d John Burrows, Edgar Munro, John Dennis and Warren Binney…

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Ballina RSL Sandflies Bowls Club

Sunday 18 June: The annual trip to Bribie Island was the agenda for the Ballina RSL Sandflies on the weekend. Bowls wise it was unsuccesful for the Sandflies going down on both Saturday’s game against the bowling club and on Sunday against the Pirates. However as usual the Sandflies made the best of the situation…

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Ballina RSL Sandflies Bowls Club

Sunday 4 June: The North Creek Bridge Trophy was up for grabs at Lennox Head between the Ballina RSL Sandflies and the Lennox Head White Pointers on Sunday. It was the Sandflies that returned home with the superb trophy donated by Pat Kearney. The White Pointers won 4 of the rinks, 2 were drawn but…

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Ballina RSL Sandflies Bowls Club

Sunday 28 May: Down from the hills came the Lismore Heights Stirrers to try and conquer the Ballina RSL Sandflies on sunday and went home happy but defeated. What a great event it was with perfect weather and greens. Everyone had a good time and were well fed and watered by the end of proceedings.…

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Ballina RSL Sandflies Bowls Club

Sunday 21 May: Spare ribs were the special of the week at Sandflies as Uncle Fester recovers from yet another injury and had to retire after one end of bowls. The predicted rain stayed away for a sunny morning on the excellent Ballina RSL greens prepared by Duncan Elphick who is now trying out for…

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Ballina RSL Sandflies Bowls Club

Sunday 14 May:  Shame Monday wasn’t Sunday as I write this as its a beautiful morning and not a cloud to be seen which is the exact opposite to wet Sunday morning. With severe weather warnings predicted for Sunday the trip to Cabarita Beach to see the Castaways had to be cancelled and was a…

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Ballina RSL Sandflies Bowls Club

Sunday 30 April: Great day Sunday filling up 2 greens with the Queensland Newspapers Bowling Club arriving on Friday and were in excellent form. However they weren’t good enough on Sunday going down 127 to 104 with the margin reduced after several count backs. The boys from the Brisbane area really take their game seriously…

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Ballina RSL Sandflies Bowls Club

Sunday 23 April: While young Tim, the usual writer, relaxed in the comfort of his 5 Star hospital bed the Ballina RSL Sandflies battled it out on some very well prepared Army Green by our champion green keep, Duncan. The numbers down due to Sandflies playing the pennants  on the Navy Green but will be back next Sunday after…

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