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Ballina RSL Sandflies Bowls Club

Sunday 15 April: Nice sitting in the beer garden before the game with the boss Preso Col and Uncle Fester then bowls at 0900. Uncle Fester has the games running fairly even at the moment with an average of 5 shots between the winners and losers of most teams so there should be no complaints…

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Ballina RSL Sandflies Bowls Club

Sunday 8 April: Love mornings like Sunday. A hint of crispness in the air then sitting out in the early opener’s beer garden with Preso Col and Uncle Fester after the Sandflies Monthly meeting. $2.00 schooners day’s will be on the increase this year, put on at the discretion of Preso Col and Treasure Alby…

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Ballina RSL Sandflies Bowls Club

Sunday 1 April: The last time Easter Sunday fell on the 1st of April was 1956 which was committee man and good fella Johnny Harley’s birthday, and from prime Ballina stock he is indeed. So it was by a fluke of nature a surprise $2.00 schooner day was had and well received by the Sandflies…

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Ballina RSL Sandflies Bowls Club

Sunday 25 March: A skip of the Burleigh Heads Camels I played against on Sunday morning said that it was more serious then farting in Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve when referring to the cheating slur made against all Australians by the Australian Cricket Team in South Africa so I guess it must be pretty…

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Ballina RSL Sandflies Bowls Club

Sunday 18 March: Sick as 3 men I write this so please forgive me if I make a blue. Well to be sure the winners on the day were a well organised game between Johnny Harley and Uncle Fester 21 and the Sandflies biggest Tart and Alby the great with a score of 21 to…

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Ballina RSL Sandflies Bowls Club

Sunday 13 March: The Ballina RSL Sandflies tried to get a game in however 3 heavy showers after 0900 put an end to the usual Sunday mornings event with the pin pulled at 1030. The boys near took the covers of the snooker tables for a game of Kelly Pool but after a few beers…

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Ballina RSL Sandflies Bowls Club

Sunday 4 March: Another hot muggy day Sunday and a bit too much for some at the Ex – Services fundraiser held at the Ballina RSL Bowling Club. The Sandflies played the normal Sunday game and were joined by heaps of locals doing there bit at the fundraiser for the local Marine Rescue who were…

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Ballina RSL Sandflies Bowls Club

Sunday 25 February: A wise call from Lismore Heights Stirrers frontman, Bugsie , and the Sandflies Hon. Secretary to leave a decision about playing on Sunday till 0600 on Sunday morning instead of cancelling on Saturday. It was all rain in Ballina as we know on Saturday with bowls and championships called off and the…

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Ballina RSL Sandflies Bowls Club

Sunday 18 February: A visit from the Maclean Cane Cutters on Sunday showed a very strong social club down to near half in numbers due to some stupid rule brought in by the head rule makers stopping members playing due to the heat. The Cane Cutters that showed up were apologetic re their lack attendance.…

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Ballina RSL Sandflies Bowls Club

Sunday 11 February: Was a beautiful morning on Sunday with a touch of crispness in the air but that where it stopped and the sun cooking us at 33c reminded us it was still summer plus the humidity at 110% really rubbed it in. Not to matter as we are told that next Sunday we have…

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Ballina RSL Sandflies Bowls Club

Sunday 4 February: The Ballina RSL Sandflies played away at the ‘Old Mates Day’ on Sunday which was at the Condong Bowling Club. Aways the excellent day no matter what club its played at and next year its at Kyogle with the Turkeys putting on the day always held on the first Sunday in February.…

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Ballina RSL Sandflies Bowls Club

Sunday 28 January: Duncan, our top class greenskeeper, gave the Navy Green a real good drink on Sunday morning and I personally thought the green would have been as heavy as however how wrong I was. Near perfect as ever and as the day baked on and with a few showers during the morning it…

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