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Bowls In Focus : August September 2011
Bowls In Focus 5 Features: 6 Plumber To Lend A Hand Read about one of the most extraordinary and inspirational sports of them all. 10 Superstars Swoop Two of the greats prevailed in this year’s 25th Golden Nugget Prestige Singles. 12 Demon Dylan Doubles Up The Golden Nugget’s junior version was a coup for Australia’s best young bowler. 16 Teenagers In Spotlight How two of Victoria’s youngest stars upstaged many of the nation’s finest. 19 One Step Closer A reformed rebel moves closer to his ultimate destiny in style. 21 Marathon Man On Board Meet the newest addition to Bowls Victoria’s board of directors. 22 Pride Of Thornbury Honouring a club legend that is still rolling along after 40 years. 26 Dashers In Medley Triumph The ladies of Ashburton scooped the pool at Southern Indoor. 29 Good Vibrations How the Wilson brothers came through at Deniliquin. 31 Saint Is Grand Master All the news from this year’s big winter weekend at Brighton. 35 Conquering The Lay-off An international coach offers some sound pre-season advice. Regular Departments: 8 Lawn Order 9 State President 24 What’s New? 34 International Day Entry 37 Special Projects 39 Laws & Rules 41 Health & Bowls 42 Greens In Focus 43 Milligan 44 Clubs In Focus 46 Dougie In Focus 47 Marketplace Third Floor, Bowlers House 21 Burwood Road Hawthorn Vic 3122 Phone: (03) 9818 0711 Facsimile: (03) 9818 2992 E-mail: bowlsinfocus@ bowlsvic.org.au Publishing Editor: David Allen Editorial Assistant: Marnie Gregory Advertising Manager: Michael Stanley Art Director: Mark Maloney (03) 9741 7587 www.mmdcreative.com.au Editorial Contributors: Di Gatehouse, Peter Gerty, Mark Jacobsen, David Polkinghorne, David Rhys Jones, Lachlan Tighe. Photographers: Sue Ashman, Duncan Cubitt, Kaz Dambrauskas, John Edwards, Derek McCabe, Ray Menzies. Printed by Pilgrim Press © Bowls Victoria Communications. Material contained in Bowls In Focus is protected under the Copyright Act 1968. No material may be reproduced in part or whole without written consent from the copyright holders. President: Graeme Hosken Deputy President: Betty Collins OAM Directors: Pat Calabresi, Barrie Close, Maureen Connolly, John Fisher, Murray Rowe, Rosemary Varty Finance Director: Michael Classon Chief Executive: Peter Hanlon Level 3, Bowlers House 11-23 Burwood Road, Hawthorn Vic 3122 P.O. Box 6080, Hawthorn West Vic 3122 Phone: (03) 9819 6177 Facsimile: (03) 9819 5453 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Internet: www.bowlsvic.org.au Aug/Sept 2011 Aust ralia’s Fine st Rebel with a cause Vics Up North • Golden Nugget • Indoor Nationals • Junior Nugget • Queensland Open Plumber to Lend a Hand Ashy Wins Local Stars Saint is Next Grand Master Offc i a l Publi cation FRONT COVER: Enigmatic Essendon youngster Aaron Wilson about to send one of his trademark thunderbolts on its way in the recent Queensland Open singles final. Contents 6 22 12 Australia’s Finest
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