A celebration of the life of Douglas Wood
will be held at the
Melbourne Bowling Club
on Thursday 23rd January 2020
Please arrive by 2:30pm with the celebration commencing at 3pm. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided.
It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Melbourne Bowling Club member Doug Wood who passed unexpectedly over the New Year period. Doug led a remarkable life full of achievement and adventure. He was a friend to all and was respected not only throughout Australia, but also internationally. Please follow the links below to learn more.
He will be missed and our thoughts are with his family and friends, especially his dear mate President Ric.
Vale Douglas Wood.
Sunday on Chapel St Windsor is an ideal location to enjoy barefoot bowls at the Melbourne Bowling Club then adjourning to one of the many bars and restaurants.
The club is 50 metres off the Windsor end of Chapel St.
Make it down to Chapel St and at Hawkers Hall and Union Hotel go down Union St 50 metres to enjoy a leisurely 2 hours bowling at the oldest bowling club in Australia before or after you have taken in the sights and tastes of Chapel St.
The place to go for social bowls! Sunday is drop in day. Anytime from midday. Remember drinks at bowls club prices!!!
All four teams had big wins in rounds 6 and 7 of pennant.
President’s shout after the game on both occasions for members was enthusiastically welcomed by members. Plenty of rounds left to repeat the achievement.
Ladder positions after round 7
|Round 6||Round 7|
Alex Skilton Curtis Hanley, Brad Foote defeated Cameron Bell, Mark Atkinson, Jonnie O’Donell 19 to 3 to go to the final against Cooper wescombe, Matt Flapper Haryd Davies Thurs 21 Nov at 1:45pm at Shepparton Park Bowls Club.
Curtis has had a busy day today ( Wed 20 Nov with 3 games and 3 wins and another one to go). Let the show role on!! As at 5pm (20/11) Curtis is playing Mitch Sidebottom (South Bendigo). To quote Simon “Serious quality game” Curtis up 9 to 8. Stop press!! Final result of titanic struggle Mitch gets over the line.
Justine Stokes and Curtis Hanley through to the last 16 in the mixed pairs defeating Pat Schram and Philip Thorn (City of Echuca) 18 to 11.
Curtis Hanley into last 32 in the Bowls Vic Open singles championship with convincing win over Vincent Mcilwain (Tralalgon) 21-12 Go Curt!
Bookings are filling fast for Christmas party barefoot bowls at the Melbourne Bowls club
( 50 metres off the heart of Windsor end of Chapel St)
- Specialising in catered barefoot bowls
- Leading the way in catered bowls functions since 2003
- Wide range of catering options BBQ to full sit down meals
- Home of Cracker jack
Don’t miss out BOOK NOW
Congratulations to The Melbourne Side for winning the Tom Watson Cup for 2019.
Multi Award Winning Chef Pierre Khodja is taking over the Melbourne Bowling Club Kitchen for 1 night only.
Check out the incredible French / Algerian inspired menu.
Bookings and Pre-Payment required $45 each.
Congratulations to the Australian Jackaroos Mens Fours team of Barrie Lester, Aaron Teys, Nathan Rice, and Aron Sherriff on winning gold at Asia Pacific Championships beating out the New Zealand side skipped by the Sandbelt Region’s own Ali Forsyth from Clayton. Final score was 21-17 and replays of the game are available through www.bowls.com.au/
It has been a big couple of weeks for our Demon Baz as he has two golds from the two competitions he was selected for.
Well done Barrie – Demon bowling!