The first of the Balmain Bowling Club’s Championship events was played from 10.30am on Saturday, 3 June 2017.  The Fours Championship Final saw the team comprising Des Gray, Tim Waygood, Richie Semmens and Darcy Lawler play against Lou Donaldson, Terry Thurtell, Matty Hearne and Brad Donaldson in cool but reasonably fine conditions.  Brad Donaldson’s team got off to a flying start and were never headed.  They won the Championship after 20 ends with a sensational score of 27 shots to 12.