October 17, 2018
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Inverleigh's turn for school holiday bowls success

The Inverleigh Bowls Club is another of many clubs to have implemented junior programs during the recent school holidays with roaring success.  Club Vice-President Marj Peel and her team of volunteers were instrumental in organising and coordinating the program for the club situated just west of Geelong in Victoria, which saw 25 children attend on... View Article
Australia
October 17, 2018
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Victoria and NSW Men's Senior Sides surge, WA Women remain unbeaten after Day 2

The Victorian and New South Wales Men’s Sides and West Australian Women’s Sides remain unbeaten following Day 2 of the 2018 Australian Senior Sides Championships. The ‘Big V’ and ‘Senior Blues’ sit equal top in the Men’s standings, with Victoria’s one extra rink point the only separator, as both sides are tied on a +39... View Article
Australia
October 16, 2018
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Your last chance to qualify for the BPL Cup National Finals

Thanks to the support of Club Pine Rivers, the BPL Cup National Finals have doubled in size in 2018 with 16 teams from across Australia set to compete alongside next month’s BPL08.   Fourteen team places have already been decided, with two spots remaining up for grabs.   These final two spots will be filled by the... View Article
Australia
October 16, 2018
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Western Australia and Queensland the best of the Senior Sides on opening day

Western Australia (WA) and Queensland (QLD) emerged as the leaders of the pack following the opening round of the 2018 Australian Senior Sides Championships on Monday.  Held at both the Moonta and Wallaroo Bowling Clubs on the Yorke Peninsula, South Australia, WA and QLD were the only two states to win their opening rounds across... View Article
Australia
October 15, 2018
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New Geelong Bowls Super Centre officially opened

The City of Geelong Bowls Club is celebrating following the opening of their new facility over the weekend.  This project marks the start of an exciting new era for lawn bowls in Geelong, completing the merger of two popular clubs – Drumcondra and Geelong West. The new super centre for bowls features a fully accessible... View Article
Australia
October 13, 2018
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Senior bowlers set to roll into the Yorke Peninsula

With the Australian Champion of Champions concluding yesterday, our focus now switches to the Australian Senior Sides Championships which will commence on the Yorke Peninsula in South Australia on Monday, October 15.  160 of the country’s most accomplished Over 60’s bowlers will assemble at Wallaroo Bowling Club for the opening ceremony on Monday and then dispatch... View Article
Australia
October 12, 2018
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Schraner and Whitehead secure 2018 Australian Champion of Champions titles

Tasmanian Lee Schraner has defended his Australian Champion of Champions crown with victory once more, while Victorian Kylie Whitehead secured her second national title in less than 12 months.  Schraner, also an Emerging BCiB Australian Jackaroo, defeated Barrie Lester 21-12 in the final round of the event, completing his undefeated run at the Kingborough Bowls... View Article
Australia
October 11, 2018
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Locals continue to dominate Aus Champ of Champs

The local hopes continue to dominate the 2018 Australian Champion of Champions, with defending champion Lee Schraner and 17-year-old Lauren Banks among those to remain undefeated heading into the final day of the round-robin event. They were joined by Victorian Kylie Whitehead, who has also progressed through to Friday’s final two matches without a loss.... View Article
Australia
October 10, 2018
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Flawless start to Aus Champ of Champs from foursome

Local rising star Lauren Banks, Victorian duo Barrie Lester and Kylie Whitehead, and defending champion Lee Schraner have all produced flawless starts to the 2018 Australian Champion of Champions at Kingborough Bowls Club, Hobart.  The foursome were the only players of the 15-strong field to have won three from three matches, with the exception of... View Article
Australia
October 10, 2018
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BCiB Jackaroos lure English world champ to Tactical Coach role

The BCiB Australian Jackaroos will benefit from local knowledge at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, following the appointment of English and Scottish spearhead Andy Thomson MBE as Tactical Coach. Thomson, one of the Northern Hemisphere’s most prodigious international players, has relinquished his position as English Selector to take up the post with Bowls Australia’s high-performance... View Article
Australia
October 9, 2018
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Celebrating success at The North Beach Bowling Club

The North Beach Bowling Club, situated in the beautiful coastal suburbs of Perth, Western Australia, is celebrating its 60th year of operation and did so recently with an evening of celebration, humour and acknowledgement. Hosting the night was longtime club member Ron Kuziela, who took the crowd through a comedic look at the history of... View Article
Australia
October 8, 2018
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2018 Australian Champion of Champions: Preview

A selection of Australia’s finest bowlers will descend on the Kingborough Bowls Club in Hobart for the 2018 Australian Champion of Champions, beginning Wednesday, October 10. The best of the best will take part in the three-day round-robin format event, having qualified through their respective arduous State and Territories qualification journey.  Defending champion Lee Schraner... View Article
Australia
October 5, 2018
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'Big V' crowned overall champions following Under-18 Champs

The 2018 Australian Under-18 Championships have been run and won, with Victoria claiming the Robert Middleton Overall State Champion team trophy.  With an average age of 14.4 across the eight States and Territories, some of the nation’s brightest young stars were on display at the Capalaba Bowls Club in Brisbane. Also taking home the Boys’... View Article
Australia
October 4, 2018
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2018 Australian Under-18 Championships set for grand-stand finish

The 2018 Australian Under-18 Championships will come to a close on Friday when the eight States and Territories battle it out in finals for all disciplines. Victoria has the chance to secure both the Boys’ and Girls’ Singles gold medals with Jarryd Davies and defending champion Kira Bourke securing their places in the playoffs. Elsewhere,... View Article
Australia
October 4, 2018
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2018 Australian Under-18 Championships heat up

Some of the sport’s brightest young stars are on show at the Capalaba Sports Club in Queensland competing in the hotly-contested Australian Under-18 Championships.  The best of the best players from each State and Territory are going head to head in a 5-a-side format, singles, pairs, triples and fours. The Championships have reached the pointy-end... View Article
Australia
October 4, 2018
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Australian Under-18 Championships heat up

Our sports brightest young stars are on show at the Capalaba Sports Club in Queensland competing in the hotly contested Australian Under-18 Championships.  The best of the best players from each State and Territory are going head to head in a 5 a side format, singles, pairs, triples and fours. The Championships have reached the... View Article
Australia
October 2, 2018
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BPL08 corporate box packages

If you would like to attend BPL08 and be treated to great corporate hospitality rinkside each night then check out this great offer from host venue Club Pine Rivers. The eighth edition of BPL will be bigger and better than before. 2018 Commonwealth Games gold medalist, Alex Marshall MBE, Jo Edwards, Aaron Wilson, Carla Krizanic... View Article
Australia
October 2, 2018
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Multicultural day attracts new members at Chatswood

Chatswood Bowling Club President Barney Flanagan and his committee organised a meeting with Sydney Regional Bowls Manager Brett Hughes to discuss their concerns regarding the decreasing and aging membership at the Chatswood Bowling Club.  Chatswood Bowling Club is considered a small club in the Sydney metropolitan region with approximately 50 bowling members; and as we... View Article
Australia
October 2, 2018
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Tasmanian BPL Cup finals wrap

Football Grand Final weekend doubled as the much anticipated Tasmanian BPL Cup State Finals and it came down to four teams from Sandy Bay, Beltana, Longford and Ulverstone playing for the expenses-paid trip to the National BPL Cup finals to be contested at Club Pine Rivers during BPL08.  The stage was set for an exciting... View Article
Australia
October 1, 2018
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BowlsLink gears up for launch of club sites

BowlsLink, the new whole-of-sport information technology platform, is gearing up for the public unveiling of its new club sites, with clubs to be handed the keys to ‘staging sites’ (interim sites) from as early as next week. Bowls Australia (BA) have most recently transitioned from SportsTG to a new provider in Savage Bull, who will... View Article
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