Opening Day 2020

Opening Day 2020

Miserable weather kept away all but the most determined club members on the Opening Day of the 2020-21 season.   Still, over 40 people turned up for a brief message from President John, the raising of the flag and the first bowl indicating the season has started.   Long-serving member, Glyn Phillips, was all smiles…

Junior Pairs 2020

Junior Pairs 2020

Junior Pairs – Noeleen Smith Memorial Event 2020 The club’s inaugural Junior Winter Pairs  (Noeleen Smith Memorial Event) attracted 14 teams with many of the competitors being first year players. Congratulations to Stewart Wilson and Mike Harvey  (Four wins out of four games!) Photo shows the competitors before play began. Question: Can you name them…

Congratulations to David & Anne Burrage

Congratulations to David & Anne Burrage

Congratulation David & Anne Burrage Extract from Bowls NZ website A dedication to excellence and an unrelenting commitment to the sport have seen Anne and David Burrage honoured as the 2019-2020 Bowls New Zealand Summerset Awards umpires of the year. It’s deserved recognition for the Wellington based duo, who have constantly impressed with their work…

Handbook 2020

Handbook 2020

Handbook 2020 & Opening Day The club’s handbooks are ready for collecting. We thought that having the cover in Covid Yellow would continue to remind us of what we’ve gone through so far and how we still need to be careful. Opening day is this Saturday, the 5th September, with the Hyder Cup at stake. Discs must be…

VC Cup Winners 2020

VC Cup Winners 2020

VC Cup Winners LNobody was wearing a broader smile than Danny Madden when the final of the VC Cup ended at the weekend.  Madden has been a popular player in the Kapiti region for many years and his draw play during the tournament played a big part in the Central Levin teams victory. Central won…

VC Cup Entrant – Grizz Wyllie

VC Cup Entrant – Grizz Wyllie

There is one player who will definitely capture more attention than most at this year’s VC Cup Bowls tournament at the Raumati Bowling Club. Former All Black player and coach, Alex “Grizz” Wyllie is a member of a team from North Canterbury which has entered for the annual event, now in its 34th year. Wyllie will…

Ceinwen Howard Sponsor

Ceinwen Howard Sponsor

Ceinwen Howard Sponsor Our Tuesday Galas continue to produce some exciting bowls. This week’s winning team was skipped by Steve Sargent but the competition was close from players from visiting clubs. It’s always rewarding to host players from the various clubs such as Otaki, Plimmerton, Waikanae, Waikanae beach and Paraparaumu Beach. Having our generous gala sponsor,…

Chris Lander Visit

Chris Lander Visit

Chris will be back to check on how his boss, Mark Cameron, and the Bowls NZ President Mark O’Connor, fare in the VC Cup tournament at the end of August. Chris Lander Visits our Club General Manager Clubs Bowls NZ The General Manager Clubs and Community for Bowls NZ, Chris Lander, popped in to have…

Women’s Fours Champions

Women’s Fours Champions

Trudy, Kathy, Maureen & Lynn Congratulations Congratulations to Trudy Nicholson’s four who have won the club title for 2019-20. The competition had been postponed because of Covid-19 lockdown but the gentle winter conditions proved ideal for a late completion of the event. Trudy’s team was  Lynn Carter, Kathy Edney-Meechan and Maureen Gestro.