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.

Mar 29

Notice of AGM

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the MCC Bowls Section will be held on Wednesday 8th May 2019.

The meeting will commence at 7pm in the Swinburne Avenue club rooms.

Nominations are now open for all positions and close on Wednesday 24th April 2019 at 5pm.

To view the full notices please click on the links below

MCC Bowls Section – Notice of Meeting

MCC Bowls Section – Nominations Notice

Mar 27

Coaching Course

MCC Bowls will be hosting a 2 day coaching course to be conducted at Swinburne Ave on the weekend of May 4th & 5th.

Participants will get a valuable insight into the correct technique to deliver the perfect bowl.

Any member wishing to participate in the course should contact the Secretary, Ian McKay on 0419 517 375 or on e-mail secretary@mccbowls.org

Mar 22

Greens Work in Preparation for Winter

You’ll notice a bit of work being done of the greens in preparation for the winter dormancy.

The South Green at Swinburne is today (22/3) having a light scarify while the North Green will be completed on Wednesday.

There will be other works going on including preventative fungicide application.

As explained earlier this season, the reason we use the chemicals and scarify the greens is to prevent the onset of thatch. Thatch can cause lots of damage to the greens if not proactively treated, particularly going into the dormancy period.

You will notice the greens slightly slower initially after the works, but they will pick up speed soon after. If you have a club game that you will be playing in the near future, please make sure it is booked in advance in the diary at the bar so Warren and the team know that it is on and they can do their best to prepare the greens.

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!

UPDATE: MCC8 WILL PLAY THEIR DIVISIONALSEMIFINAL AT BLACKBURN NORTH BC TODAY SUNDAY. GET DOWN THERE AND SHOW YOUR SUPPORT

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 communications@mccbowls.org.

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