Short Mat Bowlers from Nanaimo

Short Mat Bowlers from Nanaimo Bowling Club What a welcome sight to see the up island bowlers arrive for a visit to Oak Bay Bowling Club. A dozen short mat bowlers from Nanaimo arrived at OBLBC for a day of friendly short mat bowling. After the chaos on the Malahat the previous day, it was … [Read more...]

Short Mat Tournament February 3rd 2018

Short Mat Tournament February 3rd,  2018 Saturday February 3rd saw the first short mat tournament of 2018. Thirty players gathered in Carnarvon and Anderson house to play a series of triples games. The 30 players made up 10 teams of three players drawn randomly from the RSVP sign-up of skips, … [Read more...]

Short Mat Tournament October 2017

Short Mat Tournament October 2017   This last Saturday saw the first short mat tournament of the season. The entries quickly filled up and we played with 30 players. This gave us 2 pools of 5 teams. Some of the positions were shared. This was a one day tournament which we aimed to finish … [Read more...]

Winter 2017 Short Mat Results

The 2016/2017 short mat season came to a successful conclusion with the Inter-Club Tournament on April 1/2. The winter session for Open Draws had 135 slots available of which 128 were used. We had 66 players using these time slots. While the Winter Session was a little quieter than the Fall Session, … [Read more...]

End of the Season for 2017 Short Mat

                After the inter-club short mat tournament April 1/2, the short mat season ends and Anderson House returns to it's Summer configuration. A team of hardy volunteers lifted the mats, moved the lockers from their winter … [Read more...]

Inter club Short Mat Tournament and Season Wrap-up

Three teams from the Oak Bay Lawn Bowling Club, two teams from the Lakehill Bowling Club, and one team from the Central Saanich Lawn Bowling Club  wrapped up the Short Mat season by participating in a round-robin Inter-club Short Mat Tournament on Saturday April 1st and Sunday April 2nd. All … [Read more...]

All Members Short Mat Tournament March 12th

Due to the love of the game, and the enthusiasm shown by the short mat bowlers at the Oak Bay Lawn Bowling Club,  the 4th all members tournament was held on  Sunday March 12th. Once again Steve Rikley organized another great day of competition for 18 participants, who weathered the … [Read more...]

Gold again in Arizona

Jeff Machan (Oak Bay LBC) and Dave Gardner (Gordon Head LBC) won the Arizona Senior Open Pairs yesterday after three arduous days of bowling against stiff competition.   It would be most unusual -- and maybe even unknown -- for two players from the winning Arizona Senior Triples team … [Read more...]

Arizona Senior Triples

Oak Bay Bowler Jeff Machan and local bowler David Gardner participate in the Azizona Senior Triples "What a fantastic game was played for the Championship.  The team of Jeff Machan, John Duvall, and skip David Gardner gave up a 6 on the first end to the team of Bob Perry, Ron Rollick, and … [Read more...]

All Members Short Mat Tournament Feb 18

The third and final all members short mat tournament of the season was held on Feb.18th.  This time we had eight teams of three, playing three 7 end games of triples, in a round robin format.  The top 4 teams then played in the final games to determine the winners. The team of Chris … [Read more...]