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Sorrento swoop in to take June Carnival as some of the best men’s bowlers roll-off on Geraldton greens

Jake Santa MariaMidwest Times
Ian Carlshausen, Meagan George (sponsor), Shane Giudice-Nairn, Mike Ford, Dylan Moebius (sponsor) and Joel Leeson finished runners-up.
Camera IconIan Carlshausen, Meagan George (sponsor), Shane Giudice-Nairn, Mike Ford, Dylan Moebius (sponsor) and Joel Leeson finished runners-up. Credit: Facebook

The first month of winter is also a big month for sport with several sports holding June carnivals, with Geraldton bowling club hosting its 76th annual competition.

Much like the women’s competition held over three days from June 4-6 was open to men’s fours groups which could be made up of players from a single club or a mix.

The carnival attracted more than 100 players from both metropolitan and country competitions with the awesome foursome of Bruce Eagles, Jan Konig, Matt Sharrett, Jay Lanoman claiming the overall honours.

They beat a strong mixed local competition side with Geraldton bowling club 2022 State champion pair Shane Giudice-Nairn and Mike Ford teaming up with current fours State champion Joel Leeson along with Ian Carlshausen from Denison finishing runners-up.

Completing the podium was a composite metro side with Sam Perica, Mick Marovic, Allan Grieves, Sean Niven finishing in third with Perica, Marovic and Greives all repeating their efforts from last year.

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Fourth place went to the Warwick quartet of Ray Loran, Graham Smith, Alan Hornby, Brian Leddingham with fellow metro side Hilton Park represented by Craig Standley, Shaun Farrell, Doug Watson, Tony Maxwell finishing fifth.

The tournament as well as the food on offer across the three days was well received with many already looking foward to next year.

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