Bowls ladies visit Laidley

Drayton and Laidley bowls clubs members celebrating after two long days of bowls. Pictures: JACOB HAYDEN

Laidley Bowls Club hosted its two-day Ladies Carnival on 4-5 June, welcoming clubs from across the region.

Ladies president Shirley Reck said the club used the event to raise money for the club.

“All the ladies look forward to it every year,” Reck said.

Many visiting players complemented the club on its home-cooked meals and hospitality.

Ladies visited Laidley from Algester, Caloundra, Drayton, Ipswich United, Lowood, Salisbury, Toowoomba, North Toowoomba and West Toowoomba bowls clubs.

“Some games were really close, there wasn’t much difference in the points,” Reck said.

“It always comes down to the last end, really.”

Event results as follows:

Winners: Dell Clark, Val Mahony, Sue Ramsay and Lyn Reck from North Toowoomba.

2nd: Salisbury team

3rd: Toowoomba team

Round Winners: Ipswich United, North Ipswich, Caloundra, Laidley and Ipswich United.