Coaching rescheduled

“Effective from this Saturday, Club competitions will affect the opportunity to have club coaching on Saturday mornings. Therefore, until further advised, all club coaching will take place on Thursday evenings from 4.00 – 600 pm (or later when daylight saving starts). This will start on Thursday 10 Sep. This programme is for ALL club bowlers (both men & women), not …

Shoota BallingerCoaching rescheduled

BowlsNZ Club of the Year

The Clubs short-listed for the Club of the Year award were published on the BNZ website today. The are: Coopers Beach (Far North),  Brown’s Bay (North Harbour), Birkenhead (North Harbour),  Mt Maunganui (Bay of Plenty),  Napier (Hawkes Bay),  Levin and North East Valley (Dunedin). Results will be announced on 19th September. Ken Hayward

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Can’t start them too early

Brian Cooper gives his grand kids (Ava 4yrs, Cooper 6yrs, Sienna  8yrs) a taste of bowls.

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John Adams Fours team wins Waikanae Winter Cup

Following on from their Grass Roots win, John Adam’s team wins the Waikanae Winter Cup.  They played 8 games in two days, winning 7 out of the eight.  The turning point in the final was midway through the game when John drove off Island Bay’s team’s closest bowl then draw a third shot.  This allowed them to skip out to a …

Shoota BallingerJohn Adams Fours team wins Waikanae Winter Cup

R.E.(Ray) Mitchell

Yesterday veteran member Noel Larsen rang  to tell me that one of our past great bowlers had passed away in Queensland age 102. He moved to Australia years ago and grew pineapples until his retirement. R.E.(Ray) Mitchell was the most prolific winners of club championships in our history. A market gardener on McLeavey Road Ray won our men’s singles 14 …

Shoota BallingerR.E.(Ray) Mitchell