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Bannockburn Bowls Club

On 11th September we celebrated our Annual Opening Day.
This special event was officially opened by Mr Robin Roberts (President of Geelong Bowls Region.)
The first bowl of the season was rolled by one of our Club Life Members, Mr Barry Merrett.









Barry Merritt                                                   Robin Roberts

We were very pleased to have Robin and his wife Dianne stay for the afternoon and join the club members for a game of Social Bowls.

A most delicious afternoon tea followed this enjoyable game.

Thank you to our wonderful members who supplied the amazing spread.

The successful players on the day being: -
Winners:-   John Engels (s), Rex Watson, Myrtle McFadden.
Runners Up:-  Les McInerney (s), Dianne Roberts, Lyn Blake. 

The Club is very proud to recognise one of our esteemed members, Mr Peter Lalor, as being this years successful recipient of the Geelong Bowls Region “Volunteer of the Year” Award.   Peter will now be judged with other Regional winners.   Well done Peter  !!!!

After much rain and the bowls green being flooded on Tuesday 13th September, the monthly “Two Bowl Triples” was held the following day.   We experienced a very pleasant afternoon with further showers holding off until around 4.15  !!!.

Winners:-  G.Stewart (s), C.Werrett, R.Wilson.
Runners Up:-   B.Van Ingen (s), M.Pascoe, C.Johns.

(Club members are reminded to check the availability of your own team members prior to the day of this event to avoid any confusion)  !!!

Social Bowls:  1st September:  
Winners – S.Madden (s), J.McNamara, R.Reichenau
Runners Up:  L.McInerney (s), M.Pascoe, H.Effenberger.

8th September:  
Winners -  J.McNamara (s), J.Engels, W.Mutsaert.
Runners Up – H.Donaldson (s), P.Mansbridge, B.Rodden.

15th September: 
Winners – H.Mitchell (s). H.Effenberger, R.Kelly.
Runners Up -  L.McInerney (s), P,Lalor, L.Cross.

22nd September:
Winners:-  S.Madden (s). W.Mutsaerts, M.Emond, H.Mitchell.
Runners Up:- P.Deutscher (s), J.Engels, J.McNamara.

29th September:
Winners:-  R.Kelly (s), A.Salter, G.Wilkinson.
Runners Up:- H.Donaldson (s), M.O”Brien, P.Lalor, G.Groot.

Following Social Bows 22 players and a number of guests stayed behind for a great BBQ and get together.  Watch your Fixture Book for these upcoming activities !!!.

 “Pennant Competition has begun so Good Luck to all our players. “

We are extremely pleased to welcome some new members to the Club.  Please make them all feel at home and may they enjoy their time on the green and the fellowship at our club.