Shayne Barwick takes world record for longest ever solo bowl in Cloncurry

Derek Barry
By Derek Barry
Updated January 9 2017 - 11:10pm, first published January 6 2017 - 2:43am
LONG TIME: Shayne Barwick (second from right) and supporters hit their final bowl at 10am on Monday after 72 hours straight. Photo: Derek Barry

Three days straight on the bowling green in the middle of a north-west Queensland summer sounds like a hell of a challenge, and definitely unprecendented.

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Derek Barry

Derek Barry

Editor, the North West Star

Editor of the North West Star Mount Isa since January 2016. Prior to that, an editor at several regional southern Queensland newspapers. Passionate about telling local stories. Comes with a strange accent to due an Irish accident of birth.