Our bowls program provides bowling opportunities for everyone. Our bowls program provides competitive as well as social games through out the year.
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The Club runs several regular monthly bowls tournaments from September to April each year. These sponsored open events include the
Bowlers from any club may enter teams for these events by contacting the manager for the respective event. Please note that our two Wednesday events in particular are very popular and there is very limited availability. Bowlers participating in any of these events are strongly advised to arrive at the club at least 30 minutes prior to the commencement times. Our Monday and Wednesday bowls events is managed by the Tournament Committee. Contact the relevant tournament manager for any information.
The First Monday Triples is a two bowl triples event consisting of two games of 15 ends commencing at 12:30pm. Put your name down on the list at the Club House.
The Manager for this event is Phil Rock and Phil can be contacted on 98974317 or 0419 001 699
The Second Monday Triples is a two bowl triples event consisting of a game of 15 ends and another of 17 ends commencing at 12:30pm.
The Manager for this event is Ash Rowe who can be contacted on 9848 8161 or 0448 388 007.
This event consist of three games of 13 ends.This two bowl triples event commences at 10:30am with a lunch break midway through the second game.
This popular event is managed by Robert Bateup and he can be contacted on 98484524 or 0419 439 706.
This two bowl triples event commences at 12:30pm and consists of a game of 13 ends and another of 15 ends.
This event is managed by Sandy McDonald who can be contacted on 0404 445 512.
This is a four bowl pairs event and takes the 2-2-2-2 format and consists of two games commencing at 10:30am. There is a lunch break after the first game and winners play winners in the second game.
Held on the fourth Wednesday of each month this very popular event is managed by Nicole Carriero. Nicole can be contacted on 0431 887 067.
The TUESDAY night tournament commences early in March for seven weeks. It is a nominated 3-3-2 bowls triples event with 16 ends being played with one power play end. Scores are cumulative and good prize money is awarded to the five best teams at the end of the seven week tournament. Contact Dinesh Balgovind on 041 000 9580.
The above information is shown below in a table:
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Fourth Wednesday Pairs
The Doncaster Applewood Classic is the club’s marquee event for the year. It will be held on Sunday March 31st 2019. This is an open fours event and offers very good prize money. Contact Richard Lovell or Robert Bateup for more details. Only a limited number of entries can be accepted for this event.
The Social Bowls program is run on Wednesdays and Saturdays during the summer season.
This event is run each Wednesday during summer bowling season with bowls being played at Doncaster and at a number of other clubs in our region. This event provides a wonderful opportunity for new bowlers to get acquainted with other bowlers and to learn about the game in a friendly and convivial environment. It is also provides an opportunity for those bowlers who no longer wish to participate in the more competitive lawn bowls environment. The dress code for this event is CASUAL (MUFTI) and the start time is 12:30pm and finishing around 3:30pm.
The Wednesday Social Bowls program is managed by Kevin Connell and Kevin can be contacted on 98481274 or 0424 584 268.
The Saturday Open Social Bowls program is run at club during the summer bowling season. This event is ideal for those who no longer wish to play Saturday pennant and also for those who are relatively new to the game of lawn bowls. The Saturday Social Bowls program is managed by Bob Byron.
Wednesday Social Bowls
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In the winter months, outdoor bowls events are played on Wednesday and Saturday afternoons commencing at 12:30pm. It is usually a nominated two bowl triples event and is open to all bowlers. Good prize money and jackpots are available for this event. Contact: Phil Rock, Peter Demeris or Ash Rowe.
Doncaster is one of the seven clubs in the Eastern Suburbs Group who offer bowlers the opportunity to play IBB during the winter months (late April to late August). There are three events:
Saturday Open Social Bowls: commences 12.30pm at the Club
Pennant – Tuesday night: commences 7.15pm
Pennant – Wednesday: commences 12.45pm
Contact: Bob Byron
The Bowls Committee is responsible for the administration of the various Club Championships. For season 2018/19 Lyn Goodman, Ash Rowe and Gerda Van der Peet represent the Championship Committee.
The following club championship events will be run this season. Bowlers are strongly urged to participate in these events.
Neat casual attire is acceptable for club championship events. HOWEVER, CLUB UNIFORM must be worn by all players and markers for all club finals.
If a player is more than 30 minutes late for a game then the outcome will be a forfeit. Deadlines must be strictly adhered to.
Here are the RULES for the club championships:
Rules for Club Championships
The Pennant season (where our members compete against other clubs) runs from early October until March when the finals are held. The Pennant competition is run by Bowls Victoria and clubs need to adhere to strict guidelines when participating in this competition. Dress code for all Pennant games is full club uniform.
The Club has six sixteen-a-side teams in the Saturday Pennant competition.The Saturday Pennant competition is an open event and bowlers of a range of ability can participate in this competition. In season 2018/19 DBC has a team in Division 2,3,4,5,and two teams in Division 6.
The Club has four sides in the Open Section and one side in the Women’s Only section of the mid week competition. Competition is held on Tuesday mornings commencing late in September each year, with the finals scheduled early in March. This year Doncaster has a Division 1 side in the midweek OPEN competition.