Longest Continuous Game of Indoor Lawn Bowls - Mt Gravatt Bowls Club
Date of Record: 19/05/2013
Beginning 9am Saturday 18 May and finishing at 11pm Sunday 19 May 2013, six dedicated bowlers managed to beat the existing record for the longest continuous game of indoor lawn bowls.
In fact, the new record time was 38 hours beating the previous world record by a UK bowls club of 36 hours!
The demolishing of the old record played out at the Mt Gravatt Bowls Club, in Mt Gravatt Brisbane Qld.
Of the participants there were 4 male and 2 female bowlers, besides having little sleep they managed to raise $1,200 for prostate cancer research.
LEAD / SKIP
TEAM 1: Grant Upton / Geoff Devencorn
TEAM 2: Ann Crocker / Graham Chattin
TEAM 3: Win Worsnop / Irvin Lever
The correct players were on the green at all times, and rotated each hour. All players who commenced, finished the attempt.
Statistics are as follows:
Format of play 2 X 4 X 2
TOTAL ends played 300
Total jacks rolled 300
Total bowls delivered 4800
Total touchers 252
Result of the score Team 1: 153 shots, Team 2: 154 shots and finally Team 3: 170 shots.
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