Kingfisher Carnival held at Umina
Umina Beach Bowling Club's second annual Kingfisher Carnival was held from July 30 to August 3.
The first two days of the Carnival saw the women compete on the three greens with teams from across the Central Coast and Sydney.
Competition was fierce and the eventual winning team was a composite team of Ms J. Evans, Ms G. Reid, Ms D. Day and Ms G. Sheehan, who compiled four wins and 43 ends with a margin of 67.
Second place went to Team Ettalong, skipped by Judy King.
"It was a very close and exciting finish," said publicity officer Mr Ian Jarratt.
The mixed carnival held on the Wednesday and saw 56 players compete.
"The eventual winners were Warren Brooks, Merryl Burgmann and Tom Burgmann from Umina.
"All participants had an enjoyable day and looked forward to returning next year," Mr Jarratt said.
Thursday and Friday saw the Men's Kingfisher contested by 34 teams from the Central Coast and across NSW vying for the$3000 prize money.
"Competition was keen and the lead fluctuated during the course of the two days with the winner finally decided on the last round of games.
"The composite side of Danny Casey, Mick Braham and Harley McDonald took out the top money with seven wins and a 75 margin from the fast finishing composite team of Tony Wood, Jeff Kime and Shane Starkey with seven wins and a 69 margin," Mr Jarratt said.
"The weather being perfect, the greens in superb condition made the game enjoyable for both bowlers and spectators with high quality performances from all teams," he said.
Media release, 30 Aug 2018
Ian Jarratt, Umina Beach Men's Bowling Club