Congratulations to Shirley Fitzpatrick-Wong and Clarice Fitzpatrick – they are the 2017 Canadian Women’s Pairs Champions. Way to go!!
Congratulations to Elaine Jones, Betty Van Walleghem, Brenda Frank, and Sandra Mulholland – they are the 2017 Canadian Women’s Fours silver medalists. Bravo!
“Tuesday, 1 August 8:00 AM saw the Almonte Lawn Bowling Club host the first day of the Senior Women’s Triples Lawn Bowling Provincial Championship tournament. The 16 teams, comprising 48 women from teams across the province, battled extreme heat under a bright blue sky in their bid to represent Ontario at the Senior Women’s Triple Championship games to be held in Peterborough, August 24-30.”
Thirty two men and eleven women have signed up for the upcoming, and last, Canadian Open Singles gig. The “Open” format never gained much traction, in spite of attracting 30 ish players each year. It appears that more participation is not always “better”. Maybe the rap against the open format is that the very best bowlers do not attend (Team Canada mbrs)? Next year’s event will shine a contrasting light on the new format – a hybrid provincial representative system that provides greater opportunity for some provinces (as many as 4 entries), and not for others. Bravo to all of these Canadian Singles Champion aspirants.
Congratulations to Cameron Lefresne and Carah Webster – they are the 2017 Canadian U25 Champions. Bravo!