Indoor Bowls vs Johnsonville

On Wednesday 18 September at 6PM we have an indoor bowls competition with a few of our teams from the Thursday night social winter league going up against teams from the Johnsonville club.

Come along to watch and support us taking on Johnsonville, then the following week we will compete at the Johnsonville club.

Opening Day – 14 September update

Due to the rain we’ve had, the greens won’t be available for a roll up this afternoon, but the opening day is still going ahead, so please pop up to the club from around 4pm for pizza and drinks.

Credit Consultant’s Victoria 2-4-2 Pairs Draw

MENS 21-22 SEPTEMBER 2019

Defending champions Ross Thorn (Naenae) and Bruce Henderson (Johnsonville) will be joined by a host of previous champions for this year’s Credit Consultant’s Victoria 2-4-2 Pairs later this month. 5-time champion Gary Lawson (Canterbury) teams up with Jimmy Pugh (Nelson), and previous winning combinations return including 2017’s Terry Johnson (Manawatu) & Wayne Coleman (Miramar), 2012’s Grant Wakefield & AJ Cronin (Johnsonville), 2010’s Ray Boffa (Kapiti Coast) & Rob Ashton (Johnsonville), and 2009’s Steve Glavas & Rex Holmes (Kapiti Coast). Several other former or current internationals feature including Andy Curtain (Canterbury), Mike Kernaghan (Dunedin), Mark Noble (Manawatu), Jamie Hill (Auckland), Seamus Curtin (Stokes Valley) and Andrew Kelly (Canterbury). Players can expect significantly improved greens with the welcome home of greenkeeper Jamie Coleman, and another excellently hosted tournament from the Victoria club and sponsors Credit Consultants.

2019 Draw – 23rd Victoria Pairs – DRAW

You can keep up with results on our 2-4-2 Pairs page

VBC Indoor Social Bowls final results

Hi all,
Last night (Thursday) saw the finals night for the winter indoor social indoor bowls competition up at the Victoria Bowling Club.
Emerging victorious at the end of the night were the fearsome pairing of Fiona Alexander & Mary-Ann Wilson, who went through every round of the 5-week competition undefeated. Although it looked like their unbeaten run was over when they were 4 shots adrift going in to the second-to-last end against the ultra-competitive combination of Ben Rudi. A hard-won 3 got the girls to within 1 going into the final end, where they were able to hold on to the two shots needed to win the game, with Ben narrowly missing with his last bowl. A thoroughly entertaining final, played in great spirit.
Thanks go out to:
  • Preston’s Master Butchers for providing awesome meat trays for prizes and raffles over the series
  • Ross Difford for keeping people fed during the evenings with assorted nibbles
  • Jeremy Kydd for assistance on the bar (and subbing in the odd game as required)
  • Fiona Alexander for making sure things were set up each night (and for putting up with me)
  • …everyone that played…. for making it another enjoyable winter series….we look forward to doing it all over again next year
Negotiations are currently underway with the Johnsonville Bowling Club to have a home-away challenge over two evenings at some stage before the outdoor bowls season kicks off – possibly towards the end of September. I will let people know more once we have sorted things out.
Final results attached below.
Cheers
Nairn
Nairn MacGibbon
Victoria Bowling Club
Club Secretary | Club Treasurer