CLUB NEWS

 

BBC NEWS BULLETIN NO. 18

 

There was only one change to the premiership ladders over the weekend that was the Six-a-side a team rose one position, well done guys.

Midweek pennant starts this Tuesday and Selection were in touch with all opposition clubs and organised an earlier start, great fore-thought and most appreciated by all players.  Just when the second side looked like it might win its first game the thermometer recorded 36.2 and we had to wait an extra hour to see if it came down but no luck so it was a drawn result.  So upsetting.

 

AUSTRALIA DAY,  SATURDAY, 26TH JANUARY

There is a sheet out now for the Social game organised as there is no pennant on this day.  Starting at 1 p.m., uniform and a nice Australia Day afternoon tea.  Please get your names down by next Thursday, 24th for catering purposes and join in the fun.

 

 To all the kind folks who made donations for the elderly patients,  a sincere thanks for your generosity.   Jill had a nice basket of goodies which were gratefully received.

 

Please Note

BAREFOOT BOWLS WILL BE EVERY FRIDAY IN FEBRUARY.

 

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP REPORT

 

Men’s Pairs   –   All 1st round matches must be completed

                                 by the 20th January.

Mixed Pairs  –    All 1st rnd matches by the 27th January.

 

 

ALL TEAMS PLEASE NOTE

 

IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE LEADS TO RETURN MATS AND JACKS TO THE CUPBOARD AND RAKES TO BE RETURNED TO THE SHELTER SHEDS.

  

We would like to welcome to our Club new members who have joined over the last two months – Terry Silberer is already playing pennant, Rosie and Clark Frigo, Heather Maloney, Amy Cornell and Rob Zigmann have come through Bare Foot Bowls and are at present having coaching and Bruce Bowden too is having coaching and these folks should all be ready to join Social Bowls once pennant is over.

 

Some Away Games You Might Be Interested in  –

 

MELBOURNE/ST. KILDA BC  –  Bear’s Big Day Out 27th January  – In aid of PANCARE – pancreatic cancer  –  $45pp all day, single entries only, lunch, dinner and bowls at both clubs.  Entries melbournebowlingclub.com or

thebearsday@gmail.com

 

HAMPTON BC  –  Have an Australia Day game – rob@hamptonbowlsclub.com.au

 

ELWOOD BC  –  Red Scooter 2 bowl Triples – 3rd February – 3 games of 8 ends – 9.45 roll up – entries close 30/1  elwoodbcsec@gmail.com.

 

BAYSIDE CITY COUNCIL SPORT CLUB WELLBEING WORKSHOP

Along with the Jake Edward’s Outside the Locker Room organisation, the workshop will focus on the important roll sports club administrators play in fostering a supportive environment for players, supporters and fellow volunteers along with the daily challenge our community faces in the mental health area.  It is to be held on Monday, 4th February from 6:15 at the Elsternwick Park North Pavilion, 164 Glen Huntley Rd, Brighton. If you would like to attend please speak to Terry Cole.

 

I think it’s time to close  –  have a good week, enjoy your bowls, do be careful in the heat, slip, slop, slap, lots of water, wet towel round your neck and help each other.

 

Don’t let yesterday use up too much of today.

 

The Editor

Helen van Driel

 

 

 

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