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Ballina RSL Sandflies Bowls Club

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…

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Ballina RSL Sandflies Bowls Club

Sunday 10 June: Was thinking the weather forecaster may need a holiday after saying it would be all doom and gloom on Sunday however when he would have looked out the window on Sunday morning it was all the opposite. As the sun warmed up the rain soaked Sandflies it was a very welcomed relief…

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Ballina RSL Sandflies Bowls Club

Sunday 3 June: A few sore heads on Sunday morning in the Sandflies camp after the Massey Brothers tribute to Phil Emmanuel who passed away recently. The booked out crowd gave heaps of support to the band who kept their word and played on the night after their mate and good friend Phil had a…

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Ballina RSL Sandflies Bowls Club

Sunday 27 May: Guess we were lucky Sunday morning before the drought broke again and we got in about 15 ends of really good bowls by all involved. Great job by Uncle Fester organising a game for the three Sandflies who helped out on the Thursday after ANZAC Day with the lads and wives of…

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Ballina RSL Sandflies Bowls Club

Sunday 20 May: A magic day for a departed Sandflies Committee man and one of the original Sandflies, Mrs. Parker’s little boy Johnny. Leaving this world in chaos with his organising skills but a great mate to many, Johnny was very much missed indeed from his wearing off his beloved Parra footie jumper which his…

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Ballina RSL Sandflies Bowls Club

Sunday 13 May: The NSW Greenkeepers Championship played at the Ballina RSL Bowling Club last week was to say the least – World Class. To me far better then the widely publicised Commonwealth Games played recently on the Gold Coast. A treat for professional and amateurs players alike and very much a privilege to have…

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Ballina RSL Sandflies Bowls Club

Sunday 6 May: Many thanks to the Sandflies who backed up others who were on Pennant duty over the weekend. Great to see the boys helping out the committee on the BBQ and generally mixing it with the Queensland Newspapers Bowling Club on Saturday and Sunday as the most of the usual Sunday morning lads…

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Ballina RSL Sandflies Bowls Club

Sunday 29 April: One thing for sure the Sandflies will enjoy a game when they play next after being washed out two Sundays straight. Cant do much about the rain I guess and looks like another week of it coming up and possibly clearing for the weekend. So next weekend we have a visit from…

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Ballina RSL Sandflies Bowls Club

Sunday 22 April: Sunday morning was a great weather for checking out if you have holes in the old umbrella so all washed out indeed. With a lot of the Sandflies on pennant duty for the Ballina RSL Bowling Club the washout rule that you must play on the following Sunday certainly mucks up even…

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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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