Mar 21

Upcoming Club Finals

Keep up to date with all the upcoming Club Finals that are being played over the next few weeks as we get to the point end.

Chairman’s Trophy

Thursday 21st March: Stewart Paxton vs Angus MacIsaac

Men’s Pairs

Saturday 23rd March (from 3pm): Culum Bennington & Paul Daniel vs Angus MacIsaac & Tom Ristic

Mar 14

Divisional Quarter and Semi Finals this Saturday

This Saturday (16/3) we have our 1st and 8th sides playing in Divisional Semi and Quarter Final respectively.

Both games will be played at Bennettswood Bowls Club starting at 1pm

MCC 1 will be playing against Caulfield Park Alma

MCC 8 will be playing against Greythorn

Both sides would love as much support as possible, so get down to Bennettswood and cheer on both our teams!


Mar 14

New BA Policy re Artificial Devices

Bowls Australia has announced that effective May 1st 2019, bowlers may use an artificial device (i.e. a bowling arm) without the requirement for a medical certificate or approval by the relevant State authority. All other current restrictions on  the use of such devices will continue to apply.

Mar 14

2019 AFL Footy Tipping

It’s that time of year again for footy tipping.

Members should check their emails for details from our Secretary, Ian McKay on how to enter.

If you have any questions, please contact Culum at

Mar 14

End of Season Function

To farewell the 2018/19 bowls season, the Club is holding an End of Season function on Saturday 23rd March 2019 at the Swinburne Avenue clubrooms commencing at 6.30pm for a 7.00pm start.

All members and their partners and families are invited to join us for a relaxed get together to celebrate the completion of another season. Please remember, the more the merrier, so why not come along and make it a great night.

The event will include finger food at $10pp (subsidised by the Club) and drinks at own cost. 

For catering purposes, would you please confirm your attendance and numbers with Reg Davis via email regbd50@yahoo.comor mobile 0409 771086 by Thursday 21st March.

Mar 13

Please Donate Your Old Bowls

The Club has a number of sets of very old bowls which are used for Barefoot Bowls events and for new bowlers who want to learn the game. It would be great if we could replace some of them with bowls having a more “modern” bias. If you have recently given up the game or have a spare set rolling around in your car boot, please consider donating them to the Club. Donors please contact John Graham Ph. 0417 034 417

NOTE – coloured bowls preferred. We are only interested in size 3 or smaller, thanks.

Mar 13

Cancellation of Family Night

Family Night which was to be held on Friday 15TH March has been cancelled due to the lack of numbers.

Mar 11

Vale Dr Herb Newman

Dear Members,

It is with great sadness that I advise of the passing earlier today of Dr Herb Newman.

Herb was 91 years old and joined the Bowls Section in August 2001 as a previous Glenferrie Hill Recreation Club member.

More recently Herb played bankers at Glen Street and will be sadly missed.

Funeral details to follow once they have been finalised.

Our condolences to his wife Marycath and family.

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