Local lawn bowlers win Open Pairs tournament

Jim Foley and Bob McQueen, both from Sarnia, win honours

Bob McQueen, left, and Jim Foley display the Robb Funeral Home trophy.

Twelve teams enjoyed an excellent day for lawn bowling at the Robb Funeral Home Open Pairs Tournament, held at the Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club on July 16.

After contesting three games each, the pair of Jim Foley and Bob McQueen of Sarnia sported the best record and will have their names engraved on the championship trophy.

Second place was won by Ed and Edna Braithwaite and third place by Mary Winter and Sharon Philpott, all of Sarnia.

The club’s next open tournament is a special 110th anniversary event, sponsored by the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 793, taking place on the holiday Monday, Aug. 1.

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