Heads Up – 23 March 2018

by Team BV

Victoria beats NSW in Men’s series

Victoria’s men have conjured a superb win over NSW in the 2018 Test series at Whittlesea Bowls Club. But a star-studded Blues team, headlined by world champion Karen Murphy and Aussie rep Kelsey Cottrell, swept the women’s series against the Vics.

Bees bring the sting for Midweek Premier Division flag win

It was a popular victory for Werribee in the Taylor Bowls Midweek Metro Pennant Premier Division grand final, defeating the dominant team through the home-and-away season Clayton.

Saturday Metro Pennant Premier Division grand final

The Taylor Bowls Saturday Metro Pennant Premier Division grand final will be played on Sunday, March 25, from 12.30pm at Deer Park BC.

Defending premiers Melbourne will take on Altona. Click below for the teams and rink match-ups for what should be a sensational flag decider.

Or click here for a list of venues and teams involved in all other Saturday Metro Pennant finals

Bowls myth-busting!

In his final Heads Up column for the season, The Lawman takes a look at common myths and misconceptions surrounding our sport.

Are you, or people at your club, getting it wrong?

State of Pennant – stories of flag winners from around the State

Pennant champions have been and are being decided all around the State – both regional and metropolitan.

Here’s some great Pennant stories, and a picture gallery of flag winners. Is your club among them?

Edithvale is the wheel deal

Edithvale’s Div 5 Midweek Pennant team may not have won a flag.

But they win the prize for getting to and from their finals appearance in the most style – via limousine!

State Champions Week – a game the whole family can play

2018 State Champions Week is getting closer, and Whittlesea father, son and daughter Bob, Chris and Mel Watt are among those going to Bendigo.

Corporate bowls proving a huge winner for regional club

Ballarat club Midlands is onto a winner with its corporate bowls. A big winner..

What day do you play? The State Champions Week schedule

Going to Bendigo? The 2018 State Champions Week schedule is out now.

Club Upcoming Events Guide

With Pennant winding down, are you looking for a tournament or two to play in?

Bowls Victoria’s Club Upcoming Events Guide has just added new events from Bairnsdale, Hampton, Ivanhoe, Highett, the Paky 5000 at Pakenham, and Werribee’s popular McClures tournament to an already long list right around the State.

Bowls in schools – what you need to know

Is your Club, Region or Division considering getting involved with schools bowls?

Then this video from Bowls Victoria and a couple of clubs who’ve had positive experience in this area will be a big help.

Bowls Victoria Partners