Two local sides progress to next round of Bowls Premier League Cup after advancing from Emu Point qualifier

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Emu Point's Terry Martin sends one down.
Camera IconEmu Point's Terry Martin sends one down. Credit: Laurie Benson

Emu Point Bowling Club hosted its inaugural qualifying round of the Bowls Premier League Cup on Saturday.

A total of 10 teams hit the greens for the qualifying round with two teams securing their place in the regional final.

Len Brown, Alan Spence and Ken Luff won all four of their games to advance to the next round while Helen McFarlane, Lynette Erickson and Terry Martin won three matches to also secure their place.

Emu Point's John Erickson gets set to bowl.
Camera IconEmu Point's John Erickson gets set to bowl. Credit: Laurie Benson

These teams now progress to the regional finals in a bid to qualify for State elimination finals.

Teams can progress from the local qualifiers up to the regional level and then onto the State and national finals.

Mt Barker Golf's Noel Skinner, Bob Beecroft and Ron Wiese with Emu Point's Fred Holt, Kelvin Crosby and Andy McFarlane.
Camera IconMt Barker Golf's Noel Skinner, Bob Beecroft and Ron Wiese with Emu Point's Fred Holt, Kelvin Crosby and Andy McFarlane. Credit: Laurie Benson

The national finals will be held at Brisbane’s Club Pine Rivers on November 8-12.

The next BPL cup qualifier in the region will be held on Saturday at Albany Bowling Club.

Another round of competition will qualify more local players as they attempt to ultimately reach the Australian grand final.

Mt Barker Golf's Ross Skinner.
Camera IconMt Barker Golf's Ross Skinner. Credit: Laurie Benson
Newdegate's Bridget Michell.
Camera IconNewdegate's Bridget Michell. Credit: Laurie Benson
Newdegate's Pete Walker eyes his shot.
Camera IconNewdegate's Pete Walker eyes his shot. Credit: Laurie Benson
Emu Point's Mark Selby and Middleton Beach's Beryl Cooper.
Camera IconEmu Point's Mark Selby and Middleton Beach's Beryl Cooper. Credit: Laurie Benson
Newdegate's Damon Maynard.
Camera IconNewdegate's Damon Maynard. Credit: Laurie Benson
Allan Ballantyne, Damon Maynard, Fred Mentha and Bridget Michell.
Camera IconAllan Ballantyne, Damon Maynard, Fred Mentha and Bridget Michell. Credit: Laurie Benson

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