Maree Gibbs

State: QLD

Club: Millmerran 

Bowl Used: Edge Factor Yeti size 3 (Gripped).

Career Achievements:  

  • QLD Team Winning Australian Sides,Test Matches
  • Downs District Bowler of year
  • Master Winner - Singles, Pairs, Triples & Fours 
  • Club Championship - Singles, Pairs,Triples & Fours 
  • District Championships - Singles, Pairs,Triples & Fours
  • QLD State Championship Winner - Triples  &Fours
  • Zone 3 - Singles, Pairs, Fours & Mixed Pairs

Which bowlers do you enjoy playing with or against? Other Edge Team Mates; We have had great results on the Downs plus other places in both QLD and NSW... also playing carnivals and love meeting people.

What would you do if you weren’t bowling? Travelling this great country of ours, fishing, crabbing and looking at the country side.

What is your biggest accomplishment in bowls to date? 

  • Finalist AO singles. 
  • Finalist QLD Open Ladies Pairs.
  • Winning Australian Sides playing for QLD.

What would be your ultimate bowls achievement? To win an AO Event or another State Championship.

Do you have any heroes or people who inspire you? Lynsey Clarke absolutely humorous, with a great sense of loyalty to QLD and fellow bowlers. Jonathan Thurston for his laughter and sportsmanship shown on and off football field. Wally Lewis inspiration on the field for QLD and Australia - King Wally.

Do you have a saying or motto that you live your life by? Love to have joke but be serious when required!!

What song best describes your work ethic? Waltzing Matilda by Slim Dusty.

What’s the most interesting, non-bowls related thing about you? Love to work on our place, fencing, cutting wood, playing games with the grandchild, having a break from computers/ phones, play cards and other games.