BIG EVENT... Yorke Peninsula Council mayor Ray Agnew, District Council of Barunga West mayor Cynthia Axford and Copper Coast Council mayor Paul Thomas said the Northern Yorke Peninsula Festival of Bowls, which included the 2017 Australian Senior Sides Championships, was a huge success. The competition involved 192 elite male and female bowlers, aged over 60, from all eight states and territories visiting the peninsula, creating economic benefits for local businesses and sporting clubs. Photo: Sonny Coombs BIG EVENT... Yorke Peninsula Council mayor Ray Agnew, District Council of Barunga West mayor Cynthia Axford and Copper Coast Council mayor Paul Thomas said the Northern Yorke Peninsula Festival of Bowls, which included the 2017 Australian Senior Sides Championships, was a huge success. The competition involved 192 elite male and female bowlers, aged over 60, from all eight states and territories visiting the peninsula, creating economic benefits for local businesses and sporting clubs. Photo: Sonny Coombs

ROLLING SUCCESS

THE Northern Yorke Peninsula Festival of Bowls, including the 2017 Australian Senior Sides Championships, has been hailed a success.

The festival started with a friendly game at Bute between a Yorke Peninsula side and Northern Territory followed by Bowls Australia representatives taking on local mayors on Sunday, October 15.

The senior competition rolled along from Monday, October 16, until Thursday, October 19, with South Australia taking out the men’s competition and Queensland winning the women’s.

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