8 May 2024

Weipa claims Division 1 pennants glory with 49-43 Sunday win

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Weipa Bowls Club members stood up to be counted when they claimed the annual Division 1 Pennants crown over two days of on-green action in Yungaburra on 4-5 May. Photo: Supplied.

The Division 1 Tropical Far North Queensland Bowls pennants silverware is on its way to western Cape York after a dominant performance by Weipa bowlers at the weekend.

Weipa Bowls Club sent three teams of four competitors to Yungaburra for the annual Division 1 pennants competition on 4-5 May, with the visitors proving far too strong on the green.

Two games were held on Saturday and with combined scores, Weipa beat Mossman 56-51 in the first game before overwhelming hosts Yungaburra 71-41 in the second.

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The performance gave Weipa bowlers a strong head start for the final clash against Atherton on Sunday, which resulted in the western Cape York club claiming a 48-43 victory and the pennants for 2024.

The bowlers who made the trip to Yungaburra were Rod Enman, Carlton Schapel, Fraser Maguire, Dwayne Brooks, Louis Drake, Mick Cerneka, Ben Moore, Jack Phillips, Steven Pye, Russell Wellby, Daylen Maunsell and Jesse Pye.

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