News of the week – 21/1/19


With thanks to Jeff Janetzki

Club Championships

100 up

Entries have closed and Draw has been posted on the Notice Board and on the Singles Championships page for the Proportional 100 Up Championship for Men and Women.

We are very pleased to advise that despite some early concerns about  getting sufficient entries for the Women’s event, the efforts of Karyn Mackie and Annie Jones resulted in more entries being lodged and that event can now go ahead. Thanks to Annie and Karyn for your great work.

Any questions, refer to Convenors: Bruce Shearer & David Bond

Men’s Handicap Singles

Round 1 has been played and results are on the Website and displayed on the Notice Board. Next Round will be Thursday 24th January.

Club Championship events still to come:

Open Novice Singles

Entry forms available shortly.  To be played as a Round Robin event on Sunday 24th March

Open Fours

Entry forms available shortly. 1st Round Sunday 31st March


Bowls Victoria Integrated Pairs

On Sunday 20th January, for the 5th time, we hosted the Bowls Vic Integrated Pairs event. We had 42 teams (representing 30 Clubs) competing and a great day was had by all. Many thanks to our organising Committee; Mark Walker, Kay Crook, Jean Fothergill.

In all we had 33 BBC members helping out on the day and our sincere thanks to everyone for their support of this very successful event.

Present on the day were members of the Board of Bowls Victoria who acknowledged the wonderful facilities of our Club and expressed their gratitude for our support of  this event.


On Saturday 26th January, we will be conducting the SKINS Open pairs event at our club. Entries have closed as we have a full field of 42 teams.

Open Pairs

On Saturday 13th April 2019 we will be holding the annual OPEN PAIRS Tournament. Entries are still open for this event. All enquiries to Allen Fary – Entry forms on the Slopes or you can print one out from here


A reminder that Greens 1,2 and 3 will be unavailable for play on Saturday 26th January due to Skins event being conducted.


Sessions available:

1st and 3rd Sundays of each month from 10.00am,

Every Thursday from 12.30pm

Personal coaching sessions can be arranged with individual coaches.


We are fast approaching the end of the season and Finals. With continued good performances, we should have at least 5 Saturday Pennant sides in the Finals.

For anyone planning end of pennant season holidays,

Saturday Pennant Finals schedule:

Section Semi Finals: Saturday 9th March
Section Finals: Sunday 10th March
Division Quarter Finals: Saturday 16th March
Division Semi Finals: Sunday 17th March
Division Grand Finals: Saturday 23rd March

For Mid Week Pennant, the signs are not so promising, with just one of our 5 sides expected to get into the Finals. Maybe with improved performance and some good fortune, we might get another 2 sides into the Finals.

Mid Week Pennant Finals schedule:

Section Semi Finals: Tuesday 5th March
Section Finals: Thursday 7th March
Division Quarter Finals: Tuesday 12th March
Division Semi Finals: Thursday 14th March
Division Finals: Tuesday 19th March


Mid Week pennant

  • Round 13 on Tuesday 22nd January,
  • Round 14 Tuesday 29th January.

Saturday Pennant

No Pennant will be held on Saturday 26th January, and NO BANKERS on that day (Saturday 26th January) due to the Skins event being conducted, although Green 4 will be available for all subject to weather and availability of all grass greens for the Skins event.

  • Round 14, Saturday 2nd February.