Ken Howard Memorial Bowls tournament at Nambucca | photos

THE BOWLING greens are a sea of colour and plenty of character at Nambucca Heads today as the annual Ken Howard Memorial moves toward the pointy end.

Some serious, others steadying nerves with beers and darts, but all enjoying the comradeship, the bowlers are on day two of a three-day men’s Fours tournament.

And they have come from all parts for this prestigious long weekend tournament: with teams from Kempsey, Maitland, Cabramatta and Armidale among the throng of travellers along with the bevy of locals from the Nambucca Valley.

More than 100 bowlers all told, and both synthetic greens have been full.

Watch the play:

On day 2 teams are vying to secure a seat at the finals, which will be decided on the Queen’s Birthday holiday.

The influx of visitors is a welcome filip for the local economy, with players rolling the cash at local motels, tourist parks, and pubs and clubs.

Enjoy the gallery.

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