Heads Up – 15 September 2017
September 15 2017
National Bowling Arm Sides Championship
Victoria has secured its fifth successive National Bowling Arm Sides Championship – taking out the 2017 title on home soil at Moama Bowling Club.
The Armed Vics beat off their four interstate rivals to keep the trophy they first won in 2013 for another year.
Under the accumulative scoring system decided by rink points, NSW led the Vics by a single shot going into Victoria’s final match.
With NSW having a bye in the final round, Victoria needed just one rink win in their final match against South Australia for victory.
Welcome back The Lawman
He’s back … by popular demand.
Heads Up’s regular The Lawman feature, helping explain topics about the Laws of the Game, umpiring and marking, will feature throughout the 2017-18 season..
In his first column for the season, The Lawman gets our officials ready for the season ahead with a handy pre-season checklist.
Well-deserved honour for Victoria’s Arnold O’Brien
Arnold O’Brien has been a loyal servant of Victorian bowls as a player, coach, selector and administrator.
Now his contribution to our sport has been recognised at the highest level nationally.
Your club’s guide to using Facebook
Is your club looking to set up a Facebook page, or become more active on the social media platform?
Bowls Victoria can help, with our special guide for clubs using Facebook.
Does your club need Twitter?
Many of our clubs have become active on Twitter.
Could your club use the platform to help boost membership and keep current members better informed?
Bowls Victoria has a guide to help clubs get involved with Twitter. Click below to find out more.
Getting your club on Instagram
For getting your club’s photos of Pennant action, barefoot bowls or other club activities on social media, Instagram is a great platform.
Bowls Victoria is active on Instagram.
And we’ve put together a handy guide to hopefully help your club make the most of this clever social media platform.
2017 Vic Open finals to be televised live
Bowls Victoria will live stream the final two days of play from the 2017 Vic Open in Shepparton.
The decision follows our successful coverage of the event via live stream last year.
Play on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24, featuring several finals, will be shown live via the Bowls Victoria website.
Bowls stalwart a game-changer
A lot’s changed since Alan White first started playing bowls 50 years ago.
But even with two new milestones under his belt, Alan still loves the sport he took up all those years ago.
Exciting new bowls program especially for Mums
Bowls is looking for mums of young children, mums of newborns, and mums-to-be to take up our great sport.
We’re launching a new, exciting program for mums soon at Bowls Victoria. And we need your feedback to help us shape the program.
Take our five-minute questionnaire below.
Fly the flag for International Day
International Day is back for 2017 – at a new venue. Entries are open now!
Club Upcoming Events Guide
Bowls Victoria’s Club Upcoming Events Guide has a huge list of tournaments run by clubs all around the State.
This week we’ve added new tournaments from Yarraville-Footscray, Moama, Rich River and Chadstone.
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