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Record amount raised at Emerald Men of League Bowls Day

More than 100 eager bowlers hit the Emerald Bowls Club greens recently for the fourth annual Men of League Bowls Day, raising funds to care for the men, women and children of the rugby league community.

The day, hosted by the Central Highlands Men of League committee, also saw Queensland Men of League State Manager Dave Shillington and Queensland great Matt Ballin visit Emerald to join local Origin greats Alan McIndoe, Steven Bell and Colin Scott on the bowling greens.

Central Highlands Men of League Committee President Mick Roach said the day was a huge success with more than $10,900 raised for the Men of League.

“Once again, the Central Highlands community have made the Bowls Day a huge success with over 25 teams taking part in this year’s event,” Roach said.

“I’m proud to announce that we’ve raised over $10,900 for the Men of League which is a record-breaking achievement for the Central Highlands committee.

“Thanks to everyone for their much-appreciated support on the day.”

The Central Highlands committee would like to thank Clipsal, DGH Engineering, PIMS Group, Harvey Norman Emerald, Quarries of Queensland, Highlands Financial Planning and Insurance – Mark Russell and Enwise Electrical for sponsoring the day and the Emerald Bowls Club for hosting the day.

The Central Highlands committee have a few projects coming up in the next few months around the Central Highlands to further support the strong rugby league community. More details will be announced in the coming months.

To find out more about the Men of League Foundation, or to join and/or donate, visit

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