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The Lawman: Three things to address

Welcome back to the New Year, 2020 and the Chinese…

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“Play it Again, Sam.”

Even though Humprey Boghart never actually said ‘Play it again,…

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The Lawman: Changes to Laws, CoPs, Rumours and Facts

The pennant season is now well on the way across…

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The Lawman: It’s about time and place.

It’s Pennant time again. Some Regions and Divisions have already…

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The Lawman: New Law Book in Town

Welcome back to the new pennant season ahead. Hope you…

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The Lawman: Instantaneous penalties, is it worth eight shots?

Occasionally in Pennant you hear on the greens some friendly…

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The Lawman: Umpiring equipment check list for Pennant

Pennant season is here. As we all prepare for the…

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The Lawman – Umpires, Officials or Police?

I have often been approached about why don’t umpires or…

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The Lawman: Rules changes for the 2018/19 pennant season

Last year it was decided to more carefully review the…

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The Lawman – Mar 23 2018

MYTHS AND MISCONCEPTIONS To finish off this season I thought…

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The Lawman – Mar 9 2018

Jack fell down and broke his crown   The jack’s…

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The Lawman – Feb 16 2018

Not again! There’s a disturbance on the green!   The…

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The Lawman – Feb 2 2018

WHO WANTS TO BE A SELECTOR? One of the most…

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The Lawman – Jan 19 2018

WHERE’S WALLY?   Who’s missing? I am sure we have all faced…

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The Lawman – Jan 5 2018

Happy New Year to you all. Hoping that you all…

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The Lawman – Dec 22 2017

Christmas night is not far away and good old Father…

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The Lawman – Dec 8 2017

You’re on the Mat Apart from your bowls and the…

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The Lawman – Nov 3

New Conditions of Play documents  As I am sure you…

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The Lawman – Oct 20 2017

The umpire’s decision is final!   Pennant season is now…

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The Lawman – Sept 28 2017

Who’s got shot and wait 30 seconds   Law 23…

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The Lawman – Sep 15 2017

PRE-SEASON PREPARATION FOR UMPIRES Well, no doubt numbers of players…

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The Lawman – April 7 2017

What did you say? Mind your language please By John…

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The Lawman – Mar 24 2017

What is a Bowl? By John Roberts, Bowls Victoria Umpiring…

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The Lawman – Mar 10 2017

By John Roberts, Bowls Victoria Umpiring Committee Chairman Bowlers arms…

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The Lawman – Feb 24 2017

When noise annoys, and there’s a bad smell in the…

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The Lawman – Feb 10 2017

It’s All About The Jack By John Roberts, Bowls Victoria…

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The Lawman – Jan 27 2017

Put on the mat By John Roberts, Bowls Victoria Umpiring…

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The Lawman – Jan 13

What is a bowl? That is the question   During…

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The Lawman – Dec 23

By John Roberts – Bowls Victoria Umpiring Committee Chairman Jack…

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The Lawman – Dec 9

Interruption To Play? Or is that a Stoppage? By John…

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The Lawman – Nov 25

Conditions of Play Conditions of play are  important to the…

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The Lawman – Oct 28

By John Roberts, Bowls Victoria Umpiring Committee Chairman Well the…

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The Lawman – Oct 14 2016

Consider this scenario: The thirds in a Pennant match are…

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The Lawman – Sept 29 2016

By John Roberts, Bowls Victoria Umpiring Committee Chairman Over the…

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The Lawman – Sept 16 2016

Each fortnight in Heads Up and on the Bowls Victoria…