Archives for 2016

Maddalon Tray Women’s Scotch Pairs

Congratulations to this year's Maddalon Tray Women's Scotch Pairs winners. The team of Diane Downing and Betty Emery bowled their way to the trophy and prize money. Also finishing in the prizes were: 2nd - Marion Woiblet and Diane McMorran 3rd - Karen Evans and Barb Davidge 4th - Linda Cowie … [Read more...]

Two clubs become one for the day

On Monday August 22nd we had the pleasure of welcoming a large group of bowlers from Central Saanich Lawn Bowling Club. The format of play was 2 x 8 end games of triples with teams made up from both clubs. Lunch followed the first game. A spider then took place. While only one person could win … [Read more...]

Cream rises in women’s singles

    Linda Carswell-Bland finished on top at the Hadfield Women's Singles tournament claiming the title of 2016 Oak Bay women's singles champion. Second place went to Henriette Ballinger with Betty Emery finishing third. The two day event saw some of our newer members hone … [Read more...]

Double success at Greenskeepers

Two powerhouse teams from Oak Bay LBC finished "in the money" at this year's Greenskeepers Mixed Triples hosted by Juan de Fuca LBC. Congratulations to all six club members. … [Read more...]

Slade Slays Opponents

Chris Slade has won the Hart Men's Singles tournament and in doing so became the club's 2016 singles champion. He finished atop the double round robin competition completed over several weeks. Congratulations Chris. … [Read more...]

Simmons Success

Two Oak Bay teams finished in the prizes at the Simmons Cup Women's Triples at Victoria LBC, 16 & 17 August. A total of fourteen teams entered. Congratulations ladies. Photos by M Forster … [Read more...]

Jaymee represents Canada

Jaymee Sidel has been invited to play for Canada in the 2016 North American Challenge. The North American Challenge (NAC) is a bowls match-up between Canada and the United States. For 2016, the event will be held from September 29th to October 1st at the Pacific Indoor Bowls Club in Vancouver. … [Read more...]

Andy Stewart Australian Pairs

Six teams from Oak Bay LBC and one mixed Oak Bay/Victoria LBC team entered this tournament hosted by Burnside LBC, 8 to 10 August. Four of these teams finished in the prizes. The tournament format, commonly known as Australian Pairs, is described in the booklet Laws of the Sport of Bowls, Crystal … [Read more...]

Burgers & Bowls 2

The second "Burgers and Bowls" competition of the season took place on Sunday August 7th, with 16 teams of triples taking part in the action. The event was organized and managed once again by Rod Armitage, and an assortment of helpers throughout the day both on the greens, in the kitchen, and at … [Read more...]


Twenty two pairs teams competed in the Sage-Green tournament where a Sage (experienced bowler) was randomly matched with a Green (three years or less). This format encouraged newer members, particularly novices, to try their hand in a friendly club tournament while picking up tips on the rules and … [Read more...]