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Port City Young Guns

Jack Lewis

Jack Lewis

Port City Bowling Club are celebrating the success of their two young star performers Callum Murray and Jack Lewis! Last weekend Callum won the Zone 14 Champion of Champion Singles Crown at Hibbard Sports Club  and  two weeks earlier Jack Lewis won the District Singles. Both players are now part of the Zone winning triples team who will play in the State Finals .

Like every Bowling Club the traditional image of bowls has portrayed either pensioners or retirees  but that is far from the truth with many young starts playing the great game.

Port City Bowling Club have been changing this image to encourage juniors and potential bowlers to there club and the rewards are starting to show.

Callum has been playing bowls at Port City since he was 14 and he has been mentored and encouraged with his skills reaching the pinnacle of success .

 

Callum Murray

Callum Murray

Jack won the District singles and was beaten narrowly in the Zone final by Corey Daley, an outstanding bowler who paid tribute to Jack Lewis saying he had never bowled better in his life to just beat Jack.

The team of Jack Lewis, Callum Murray and the nearly 80 year old Bryce Stewart will be a force to be reckoned with when they play off for the state titles in October on the Central Coast.

The team has a good mix of youth and experience and Port City supporters will be watching with anticipation as that story unfolds.

 

There has been over recent times an increase in the younger bowlers joining the Club with coordinator Phil baker teaching the young ones the skills of the game.

If you are interested in the game of bowls contact our Bowls Coordinator Phi Baker on 6583 1153.

2017 Jason Baker Memorial Cup

Jason Baker NSW Police

 

Port City Bowling Club is proud to support the NSW Police with the 2017 Jason Baker Memorial Cup which will be held adjacent to the Club at Oxley Oval.

Port City have provided funding for the Port Macquarie Touch Football team jerseys for the competition held on Wednesday 21st June.

The Jason Baker Memorial Cup is a touch football competition that was created in the Western Region in order to raise money for Police Legacy. This year we will see teams participating from Coffs Harbour, Kempsey, Nambucca Heads, Port Macquarie, Manning Great lakes and Castlereagh.

Jason Baker was a Sergeant of Police attached to Walgett Police Station awaiting transfer to Port Macquarie Police Station when he passed suddenly and unexpectedly in 2014. Jason is survived by his wife Allison (who works at Port Macquarie Police Station) and his three daughters.

The after presentation, drinks and prizes will be at the Port City Bowling Club aiming to raise funds for Police Legacy.

If you have any queries about the Jason Baker Memorial Day please contact Senior Constable Dave Andrews at the Port Macquarie Police Station or click the button below.

Management and staff look forward to welcoming all of the teams to Port City next Wednesday and wish them all the best with their fundraising efforts