Heads Up – 1 September 2017
September 1 2017
Metro Pennant Draw
The 2017-18 Metro Pennant draw for Saturday and Midweek is out now.
For Saturday, there’s Taylor Bowls Premier Division, Divisions 1-7, and 12-a-side and 6-a-side competitions.
For Midweek, there’s Taylor Bowls Premier Division and Division 1 for women only, Divisions 1-5 Open, and a 6-a-side competition.
Regional Pennant kicks off around Victoria
It’s not just all about Metro Pennant.
Pennant kicks off this month in regions all around Victoria. The competitions are as hotly contested as any regional footy league, and the flags just as coveted.
Click on the Find Out More button below to find a handy list of Division and Region websites, with links to Pennant draws and results for competitions right around Victoria.
You’ll find it by scrolling to the bottom of the Pennant page, under the heading Regional/Divisional Pennant.
Can our new sponsor save your club money?
Bowls Victoria’s new corporate partner Make It Cheaper could help your club save on its energy bills.
VicHealth Active Club Grants open now
Does your club need funding for social or modified programs, or women’s participation? VicHealth’s Active Club Grants have helped many Victorian bowls clubs, and grants of up to $10,000 are available now.
Mixed bag for Country Vic
It was a great result for the women, but the men did it tougher in the annual Country Victoria selection v South Australian Development Test series in Mildura.
Looking for a tournament?
Bowls Victoria’s Club Upcoming Events Guide can help you find a tournament. We’ve compiled a huge list of tournaments all around the State, plus details of how to enter.
Vic Open champion makes Australian Indoor final
Victorian-based Kelly McKerihen had a stellar week at the Australian Indoor Championships.
Canadian international Kelly was runner-up to world champion Rebecca Van Asch in the women’s singles final, losing a thrilling final in a tie-break.
And she wasn’t the only Victorian to have a memorable week on the carpet at Tweed Heads Bowls Club.
Can Armed Vics make it five straight at Nationals?
Victoria goes into the 2017 National Bowling Arm Sides Championships at Moama from September 11 to 13 having won the past four titles.
But there’s more competition than ever before at this year’s Nationals.
Arm Bowling continues growth
Next year’s Nationals may include all the States, with Tasmania launching into Bowlers Arm competition.
Record number of clubs sign up for Play Bowls Month
More than 100 Victorian clubs have signed up to be part of Bowls Victoria’s Play Bowls Month in October.
They will run Come and Try Days and Barefoot Bowls nights throughout Play Bowls Month.
Last year one in 10 people who tried bowls during Play Bowls Month became club members.
Can your club afford not to be part ot it?
Helping make your greens better
Greenkeepers, volunteers, greens directors and bowlers have the chance to learn more about preparing quality greens at a seminar in November.
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