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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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Ballina RSL Sandflies Bowls Club

Sunday 14 January: It is summer after all and the temperature shows it but I guess you have to take the good with the bad and get on with it all plus a few icy cold beers help. The Sandflies played on the Navy Green and the winners was a pairs game with Roger the…

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Ballina RSL Sandflies Bowls Club

Sunday 7 January: Wasn’t the hottest day we have had this year but was close I reckon however the advantage the Sandflies have is the early 0900 start on Sunday mornings. 30  Sandflies braved the heat anyways and sledging looks like being at a premium in 2018 plus with the excellent bowling on all rinks…

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Ballina RSL Sandflies Bowls Club

Sunday 17 December: Slim Thomas arrived dressed in red at the Sandflies Christmas Cheer and with merry HO HO HO delivered some sweets and should have emptied a keg in all that gear on that hot Sunday. No padding was required on this lad and his efforts were thoroughly enjoyed by all in attendance along…

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Ballina RSL Sandflies Bowls Club

Sunday 10 December: The Ballina RSL Sandflies Remembrance Day was held on Sunday and a respectful moment silents was held for the passed Sandflies members and they number 146 since the Sandflies started in 1987. A lot of characters from all types of life, business, age and beauty but having one thing in common and…

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Ballina RSL Sandflies Bowls Club

Sunday 3 December: First Sunday in December so thats makes it the Sandflies Triples which is played the same Sunday every year. The loyal lads who turn up regular as clock work every Sunday would know that all names are drawn out of the hat, measuring is allowed, its winners will go on the trophy…

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Ballina RSL Sandflies Bowls Club

Sunday 26 November: The Queensland Crutch Crabs got up on Sunday and beat the NSW Bed Bugs in the State Of Origin played at the Ballina RSL Bowling Club by 31 pints, sorry, points. The Ballina RSL Sandflies and Alstonville Mafia playing for NSW and the Robina Rebels and Musgrave Hill Maulers for Queensland had…

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Ballina RSL Sandflies Bowls Club

Sunday 19 November: Many thanks to Madam President, Gloria Weir, and her very loyal and lovely Ladies from the Ballina RSL Bowling Club whom put up a valiant effort on Sunday to be just pipped at the post with a final count of 109 to 99 at the annual Shirts ‘v’ Skirts Day to come…

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Ballina RSL Sandflies Bowls Club

Sunday 12 November: Blue was very lucky with the weather for Blue’s Navy Day held on Sunday for the TS Lismore based in Ballina. The sun came out and it turned out a top day for all those who took the effort to help out on the day and also played with family, friends and…

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