Jun 17

July Footy Function in the Ebeling Room

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO LACK OF NUMBERS

The date for our second MCG Footy Function in the Ebeling Room has been set as Saturday 6th July (Round 16 – Essendon vs Sydney)

We’ll be doing the same format as previous years with a Cocktail Style Function with finger food before the game and at half time, plus a 4 hours drinks package.

Details of the game:

When: Saturday 6th July 2019 – game starts at 1.45pm – function to start approximately 12 noon
Game: Essendon vs Sydney (Round 16)
Where: Ebeling Room – MCG
Pricing:

MCC Member Pricing
Alcohol = $66.50
Non Alcohol = $43

Non MCC Member Pricing – which includes a Visitors Ticket for Entry into the MCC Members Reserve
Alcohol = $97.50
Non Alcohol = $74
Kids = TBC

If you are interested or have questions, please contact Culum at communications@mccbowls.org

Jun 09

Hong Kong Cricket Club Visit

Last month, a number of our members joined other MCC sporting sections in a visit to our friends at the HKCC. The hospitality and friendship extended to the visitors was outstanding.

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May 28

Glen Street Bowls Cancelled – Wednesday May 29th

David Yaffe has advised that the social bowls scheduled to be played at Glen Street on Wednesday May 29th, has been cancelled. Apologies for the late notice and for any inconvenience caused.

May 18

Vale Willis Gerard “Gerry” Teague

It is with great sadness that I advise of the passing of Gerry Teague. Gerry passed away peacefully last night at 9.00pm. Gerry was an ex Glenferrie Hill Recreation Club member who became a member of the Bowls Section in August 1999 when the two entities joined.

Gerry was a great clubman who undertook a number of roles including Treasurer and coach of the Ladies at Glen Street.

Condolences to his son Michael and other members of his family.

MEMORIAL SERVICE

A Memorial Service to celebrate the life of Gerry Teague is to be held at our Glen Street Clubrooms on Monday 27 May 2019 commencing at 2.00pm and all members who knew Gerry are welcome to attend this service.

May 14

Greens Update 14 May 2019

An update from the green keeper for the grass greens over Winter:

  • The greens will remain open for use up until the end of Winter Pennant (this is approximately the end of June)
  • The grass greens will be closed over July and into August, with the exact dates to be confirmed closer to the period.
  • All play will be East / West from now on, with the pegs and numbers removed for North / South play.
  • The greens will continue to be rolled as required and weather permitting.

 

May 05

New Umpires Required

The Club is running seriously short of accredited umpires.  Please consider applying for accreditation.  The task is not onerous, generally only requiring the measurement of close bowls during games throughout the pennant season.  Any member who would like to know more about what is required or who would like to undertake an umpires training course, please call John Graham on 0417 034 417

Apr 10

Presentation Night – Friday 17 May 2019

REMINDER! Make sure you get your payment and names in for our Presentation Night ASAP!

Members and their partners are invited to our Annual Dinner / Presentation Night

Friday 17 May 2019

Committee Room (Limited Numbers)

6.00pm for 6.30pm

Two-course Dinner.  Beer, Wine & Soft drink included

$100pp

Dress: Jacket and tie

Bookings Close: Friday May 3, 2019 at 5pm

Parking is available via Gate A, Brunton Avenue

If making payment by EFT: BSB: 083184 A/c: 036472704 Quoting “Dinner – (Your Name)”

And advise Secretary via email of your payment & any dietary requirements

Email address: secretary@mccbowls.org

Booking not confirmed until payment is received.

If “Dinner – (Your Name)” is not shown it makes it very difficult for Treasurer and function organisers.

Please note: Cancellations for this function will only be accepted prior to 5.00pm on MONDAY May 13, 2019 and can be done so by contacting the Secretary (secretary@mccbowls.org). Unfortunately, refunds cannot be given for cancellations after this time or non-attendance on the day.

Apr 05

Southern Indoor Bowls

Our Monday Night team for the Southern Indoor Bowls Competition is looking for regular and emergency players for the upcoming season.

The season runs from 22nd April with games starting at 5.30pm running through to 7.45pm. If you are interested in playing, please contact Louise Mejean at louise.mejean@imi-precision.com.

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