The Argus, Saturday 1 May 1926
PREMIERSHIP BOWLERS A Grade 1925-26.
To celebrate the winning of the A grade pennant for the 1925-26 season, the president of the Melbourne Bowling Club (Mr. TI. V. Pennington) last night entertained the members of the club at a smoke night at the clubhouse atWindsor. – The Melbourne Bowling Club has now won the A pennant for two seasons in succession. Among those present were the Lord Major (Sir William Brunton), who is president of the Victorian Bowling Association, members of the council of the Victorian Bowling Association, and representatives from neighbouring bowling clubs. In congratulating the Melbourne Howling Club on its success in the competition, the Lord Mayor said that the bowling clubs inVictoriahad about ‘ 12.000 members. The play in the competition matches had been of a high order, and it was certain that, if the proposal that a team of Australian bov’s should be sent to England next year was adopted, there would be plenty of’ first class players from whom to select.