Bowls WA Awards Night Results

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Glittering finale to the bowls year A capacity crowd of 300 attended a glittering evening at Crown Perth tonight as the season’s high achievers were recognized.
Hosted by the ABCs Russell Woolf, the evening was officially opened by Bowls WA President Graham Leeks and the Bowls Australia President Des Skinner. During the evening major award winners were announced including Helen Hamilton of the Mt Lawley Bowling Club (Volunteer of the Year), Beacon and Dudley Park (Small Country Club and Country Club of the Year) and their Metropolitan counterparts in Mt Lawley and Gosnells.
Later in the evening past winners Helen Morss and Geoff Ellis announced the two major on-green player awards in the Connie Hicks Brooch and the Rosenthal Medal, with Noelene Abe (Corrigin) and Tom Mitchell (Victoria Park Carlisle) with Clive Adams (Cambridge) producing the very first ever dual winners,  recognized for outstanding seasons.
The full list of Award winners was as follows:
Rosenthal Medallists Medal Under 18 Boy Bowler of the Year – Patrick Quinlan (Belmont City)
Roma Dunn Medal Under 18 Girl Bowler of the Year – Elizabeth Allan (Dudley Park)
Norma Samuel Medal Over 60’s Female Bowler of the Year – Kerry Andersen (Mosman Park) & Kathy Gobbart (Gingin)
Trevor Barron Medal Over 60’s Male Bowler of the Year – Lindsay Thorn (Doubleview)
Bowls WA Volunteer of the Year – Helen Hamilton (Mt Lawley)
Bowls WA Club Coach of the Year – Allan Petchell (Rossmoyne)
Bowls WA Small Country Club of the Year – Beacon Bowling Club
Bowls WA Country Club of the Year “The Jim Murray Award” – Dudley Park Bowling Club
Bowls WA Small Metropolitan Club of the Year – Mt Lawley Bowling Club
Bowls WA Metropolitan Club of the Year – Gosnells Bowling Club
President’s Brooch Women’s State Singles Winner – Noelene Abe (Corrigin)
President’s Medal Men’s State Singles Winner – Tom Mitchell (Victoria Park Carlisle)
Allan Eddy/Rod Wishart Award Best Male Player Australian Side Series – Tom Mitchell (Victoria Park Carlisle)
Beryl Godfrey Award Best Female Player Australian Side Series – Kristina Krstic (Manning Memorial)
Vice Patron’s Medal Men’s Country Bowler of the Year – Matthew France (Merredin)
Penny Needham Brooch Women’s Country Bowler of the Year – Noelene Abe (Corrigin)
Connie Hicks Brooch Women’s Bowler of the Year – Noelene Abe (Corrigin)
Rosenthal Medal Men’s Bowler of the Year – Tom Mitchell (Victoria Park Carlisle) & Clive Adams (Cambridge)