2018 Sixth Bowls Australia Nat. Bowling Arm Sides C’ships – Conditions of Play

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2018 Sixth Bowls Australia National Bowling Arm Sides Championships

The NSW Woomeras Bowling Arm Committee is pleased to announce that East Maitland Bowling Club will host the 2018 Sixth Bowls Australia National Bowling Arm Sides Championships from Sunday 9th September through to Thursday 13th September 2018.

This will be the first time that representative bowling arm sides from all states will be competing against one another for individual shields as well as the coveted Bowls Australia Trophy.

NSW, Victoria, South Australia, Queensland, Western Australia and Tasmania will play in 3 teams of 5 against at least one state each day in disciplines of Singles and Fours along with Pairs and Triples.

The schedule for this prestigious event includes:

Official Practice Day:

Sunday 9th September 10.00am – 12.00pm; 2.00pm – 4.00pm

5.30pm: Charity Welcome BBQ

Tournament Dates:

Monday 10th September 8.00am – 9.00am: Welcome Ceremony:

9.00am: 3 Games of interstate play

Tuesday 11th September 10.00am: 2 Games of interstate play

2.30pm: Afternoon Team Photographs

Wednesday 12th September 9.00am: 3 Games of interstate play

Thursday 13th September 10.00am: 2 Games of interstate play

6.45pm: Presentation Dinner

Newcastle Excursion:

Friday 14th September 9.00am – 12.30pm

As this is an historic event, distinguished guests being hosted by Bill Hopkins OAM, President of E.M.B.C. will be Darryl Clout, President of Bowls Australia; Neil Dalrymple, CEO Bowls Australia; Duncan Tait, Director of Bowls NSW; Maryann Parcel, President Women’s Bowls NSW and John Smith OAM, President of Newcastle District Bowling Association.

East Maitland Bowling Club extends a warm welcome to all bowlers to be present to see exciting games of quality bowls as well as enjoying the pleasant hospitality available within the club’s premier facilities.

Any inquiries may be made by contacting Allan Starrett on 04 044 69 669.

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Tasmania, has locked in its line up for the National C’ship in Sept.

Tasmania will be represented for the first time at the National Bowling Arm C’ships in September.  The Bowling with Bowling Arm committee and Bowls Tasmania have done a significant amount of work over the past season to get this program up and running and we are delighted to have our first representative side together.

Congratulations to all Tassie players, enjoy your first Nationals.

(Courtesy Bowls Tas Facebook)

New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia set for the 2018 National Bowling Arm Sides Championships to be held at East Maitland Bowling Club from Sunday 9th September to Friday 14th September 2018.

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(S. A. Sincere thanks to Winston Longbottom armbowlers sa), (W. A. Courtesy of bowls wa), (Q’ld Courtesy of Queensland Bowler Magazine – June Edition), (N.S.W. Courtesy of Allan Starrett (New Lambton))

Queensland Team Members – Placings in State Singles & Pairs.

Geoff Geary (Mooloolaba) *, Heather Hodgson (Paradise Point) *, Roger Goodridge Broadbeach) *, Ron Schofield (Musgrave Hill) *, Terry McFadden (Tweed Heads) **.


Tasweigan’s Final Selection for Maitland on 20th May.’18.

It’s on this weekend at the Longford B.C. click here for details 

The Victorians trials will be held at Shepparton Park on Sunday 11th and Monday 12th March. 24 have been invited.  

The Woomeras Training Squad will recommence on Tuesday 6th February 2018 at the East Maitland Bowling Club 1.30 pm for 2.00 pm.