Archives for August 2015

2015 Daffodil Tournament at Central Saanich Lawn Bowling Club

The Daffodil Tournament Oak Bay had two teams entered in the Daffodil tournament held on August 25th and 26th at Central Saanich. Both teams made it back for the second day and results are as follows. A flight second place: Helen Kempster and Karen Evans B flight second … [Read more...]

2015 Vic West Bowlspiel

Here’s a photo of the Bowlspiel tournament winners at Vic West this weekend. My team provided me with excellent support, but it came down to the very last bowl on the final end to settle the matter! I think we gave the spectators their money’s worth on that shot. After the game I asked Brent … [Read more...]

UK Tour 2015 – Club Members go north of the border to Scotland

City of York and Hadrian's Wall Before leaving York this morning, a visit to the National Railway Museum Jaymee takes a stroll on Hadrian's Wall Corbridge Roman Town A.D.73 Heading into Scotland tomorrow morning. Edinburgh … [Read more...]

UK Tour 2015 – Club Members visiting scenic Yorkshire

Wednesday was another bright and sunny day in Yorkshire for our visit to Castle Howard, where the old television series "Brideshead Revisited" was filmed. It is a very beautiful 1000 acre estate, and a grand home where some of the Howard family still reside today. From there, we traveled on to … [Read more...]

2015 Bowling Tour of the UK

We are all having a wonderful time in scenic Yorkshire. As you can see from the photos we have been very lucky with the weather, and the scenery is really gorgeous. We are spending the first 4 nights at a small hotel in Helmsley, facing onto the town's main square. There are lots of pubs and … [Read more...]

Simmons Cup

Linda Carswell-Bland, Helen Kempster and Linda Cowie. Linda Cowie, Linda Carswell-Bland and Helen Kempster won the Simmons Tournament at the Victoria Lawn Bowling Club. Betty Walker, Louise Mason and Karen Evans placed 3rd in the A section, while Jaymee Sidel, Sandy Coupe and Jennifer … [Read more...]

Aussie Pairs

A few shots from the Aussie Pairs event today (August 17th). Boomer (Aussie mascot) welcomed 36 bowlers to the Australian Pairs novelty draw. Everyone played 2 eight end games with two different partners. Everyone attended the social following the event and we look forward to more of these special … [Read more...]

Bowling Tour of the UK

On August 21st, 2015, thirteen members of the Oak Bay Lawn Bowling Club, along with thirteen travel companions from other local Lawn Bowling Clubs, will travel from Victoria to Manchester, England. There they will meet up with their tour leader, Don Clark, who is a former member of the Oak Bay Lawn … [Read more...]

Sage Green Tournament

The Sage Green Tournament was held on Saturday August 1st. The tournament mixes new bowlers (Green) with the seasoned bowlers (Sage) 1st - Melissa Doyle and Alan Hall(Skip) 2nd - Donna Blackstock (Skip) and Marcia Thorneycroft 3rd - Robert Game and Al Neumair (Skip; seated) … [Read more...]

Pizza Night

Good turn out for our "Pizza Night" to welcome our new bowlers to the club. Prim Wood hosted our Friday Night Draw, but on this special Friday Night we include free Pizza for this years intake new bowlers to the club. Including our regular members some 60 bowlers showed to enjoy the evening. … [Read more...]