The first Monday Ingenia Pairs day was held on Monday July 31st with 42 teams participating. The greens were extremely quick and the weather was excellent. All players enjoyed the good lunch provided by a terrific catering and service crew. The day had 7 teams finish with 3 Wins and countback on Ends and then margins was needed to decide the placings for 1st to 5th prizemoney. Larry Meere however won the Game 3 card convincingly.
1st was Chris Brown and Barry Ellam, 2nd P. Barnett and M. Howard, 3rd G. Hawes and C. Bakewell - all of SW Rocks 4th J. Wilson (K. Heights) and 5th J. Williams (K.RSL).
The 2017 Minor Singles final between Craig Bakewell and President Barry Horsfall was played on Sunday 23rd on fast greens and in excellent conditions. The match swayed back and forth with a number of 4 shot ends swinging the lead between the players. Barry Horsfall prevailed with 2 strong finishing ends to take the match 31 - 27.
Ben Crotty played the Zone Final of the 2017 Presidents Reserve Singles at Stuarts Point on Sunday July 30th against the Northern Section winner from Sawtell. Unfortunately Ben got off to a slow start and was well behind. Ben rallied and got the match back to 22 all but his opponentproved the more consistent in the later ends to edge away with the match.
The 2017 Major Pairs final was a super match between Thurlow and Boulter with a win by Boulter and Smith. Discussion and Results can be seen in the Latest News section.
Entry information for the Monday Pairs (on July 31st) are at the Bowls Office. The event is looking good with 36 teams now entered and 18 from SW Rocks.
The 2017 MAJOR SINGLES final was played on Saturday June 24th at 1 pm following several delays. Ray Boulters experience enabled him to win this years championship over the "Chook" - aka Brad Schubert. See the Latest News section for draws, results and discussion.
The digital version of the amended SWRMBC Constitution (as approved at the 2016 AGM) can be found in the Members Section of this website. Members will also be able to access the Minutes of the 2016 AGM and the Agenda for the 2017 AGM.
The Event Calendar featuring Championships, Tournaments and other club events FOR 2017 can be found in the Members Section
A NON-SMOKING POLICY HAS BEEN IMPLEMENTED.
All bowlers are requested not to smoke on the greens and immediate surrounds (including seating at green edge) in consideration of all other bowlers.
The renovation program of our greens have produced excellent surfaces with many positive comments from club and visiting bowlers directed to our greens staff. All members are expected to treat the greens with respect with regard their deliveries and care around the ditch when stepping on/off the green.
The digital version of the amended SWRMBC Constitution (as approved at the 2016 AGM) can now be found in the Members Section of this website.