Total strength in Community Bowls

Ocean Grove Bowling Club staged another highly successful Community Bowls series. 178976

Local insurance brokers Total Insurance took out the Ocean Grove Bowling Club Community Bowls trophy.
The team, comprising Andy Steenhuis, Sam Garland, Been Coon and John Hicks proved too good for the Collendina Cobras quartet of Gavin and Annette Barry, Eddie Ellwood and Leigh Norquay in the final played on Monday 19 March.
The winning team were presented with trophies by news editor Justin Flynn on behalf of The Voice, who were sponsors.
More commonly known as Barefoot Bowls, Community Bowls pits novice bowlers against each in a bid to bring local businesses together over a game of friendly bowls over four Mondays each February and March.
Ocean Grove Bowling Club’s John McConville said the rinks were packed each Monday.
“We had 28 teams and we filled the greens each time and we had pretty much perfect weather each time,” he said.
“It’s great for fellowship and getting together and having fun.
Community Bowls has been running for 18 years and after play, teams adjourn to the bistro for a meal and drinks.