Category Archive: Communications

Jan 25

2019-20 Women’s Singles Semi Final & Final

The Semi Final and Final of the Women’s Club Championship will be held tomorrow from 11am. Semi Final: Tris Doolan vs Alison Hall Final: Anne Draffen vs Winner (Doolan/Hall) Get down and watch at Swinburne what will be 2 great matches.

Jan 15

Update – Swinburne Avenue Greens

After discussions between the Greens Director and Greenkeeper it has been decided that the Swinburne Ave greens will re-open on Thursday 23 January for practice and pennant. Accordingly, those members playing in the Midweek Pennant sides playing home on Tuesday 21 January (1st, 4th & 5th sides) will be playing at Glen St.

Dec 11

Post Pennant Christmas Breakup Function

Next Tuesday (17 December) and Saturday (21 December) will be our last games of pennant prior to the Christmas break. It is traditional that Christmas Breakups are held to celebrate the festive season. Midweek Pennant After the completion of games on Tuesday (17 December), members from all sides are invited back to the Swinburne Avenue …

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Dec 11

Swinburne Ave Greens Renovation

This year our Green Keepers will be renovating both greens at Swinburne Avenue starting on the Sunday 22nd December. They will be top dressing the greens as well as other maintenance activities. As we will be top dressing, the green keepers are seeking willing members to come down the club on the morning of Sunday …

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Nov 26

Victorian Open Success


Well what a week it was up in Shepparton for the 2019 Victorian Open. MCC Bowls had approximately 20 bowlers and 1 official in attendance throughout the week, which is a great representation, even catching the eye of all the others bowlers at the venues. On the greens we had great success with many of …

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Nov 20

Vale Fr Graeme Duro

For those members who knew Father, a former member of the MCC Bowls Section. Fr Graeme Stuart SSS died peacefully at St Vincent’s Hospital, Fitzroy on Thursday 14 November 2019, aged 72 years. Graeme was professed in the Blessed Sacrament Congregation on 3 March 1975 and ordained on 19 August 1978. Prior to joining religious …

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Nov 14

Volunteers Required

We have some up coming functions at the club which we required some Volunteers to help run. Reg Davis is looking after all the planning for these function and would love to know if you’re able to help out with any of the below dates: Sunday 17th Nov Friday 22nd Nov Sunday 24th Nov Thursday 28th Nov …

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Oct 17

MCC to Represent!

With Ray Jansen preparing to head up to Ettalong NSW to represent Victoria in the Over 60’s State Side this weekend, we have some extra good news on the Representative front. Tris Doolan and Anne Draffen have been selected in the 12 player Women’s side for Victoria to play South Australian in January 2020. While …

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