AFTER THE SUCCESS OF THE INAUGURAL VBL, BV IS EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE VBL2!
Increased Franchises – from 8 to 16 (includes a qualifier team)
Increased prize pool – now $80,000+ (previously $42,000)
Increased duration – played across 4 weekends during July-September 2023
Multiple host clubs across Victoria
Reduction on fly-in players – 1 marquee player per franchise
Tiebreak change to penalty shootout style
The 8 original Franchises are back, some with new lineups, and we welcome our 7 new Franchises. Congratulations to Moonee Valley who have won their way in and claimed the final Franchise as the Qualifier winners!
VBL2 Further Details
The full 2023 venues, draws & results will be posted here when available.
Qualifier Event (sectional) (section winners play at Dandenong Club on 30th)
Berwick Bowls Club Dandenong Club Sebastopol Bowls Club
Qualifier Event (finals) (Qualifier goes on to play Sectional Weekend #2 at CluBarham)
Sectional Weekend #1
25th & 26th August
Sectional Weekend #2
1st & 2nd September
8th – 10th September
Traralgon Bowls Club
EVENT FORMAT & SCORING 📈
An easy-to-understand, fast-paced format.
5-a-side, with rotating formats (Pairs and Triples, then Singles and Fours).
Squads of 6 players are permitted, but of the 5 taking to the green, 4 must be Victorian registered bowlers.
VB2 will include 16 teams, split into 4 sections of 4. The section winners and runners up will progress through to the finals weekend.
$80,000+ TOTAL PRIZE POOL 💰
5th – 8th Place
Player of the Series
LIVESTREAMING & LIVE SCORING 📺
Watch all the action live! VBL2 has alsogone paperless, that’s right, 𝗡𝗢 𝗦𝗖𝗢𝗥𝗘𝗖𝗔𝗥𝗗𝗦 are being used at this event. What that means for you at home is you can follow along, end by end, every rink across every match of the VBL via Bowlslink Live Scoring.
If using the Bowlslink website, whether on a computer, phone or tablet, simply click onto the match you want an update on, then select the leg; Pairs, Triples, Singles or Fours.