Bridge Club Luncheon

The bridge club had a lunch followed by bridge interspersed with prizes and a 50/50 draw.It was a great success according to all those who attended. The 50/50 draw raised $264 with half going to the club. It was won by Robbie Bagot who very kindly donated $50 back to the club.The money raised … [Read more...]

Short Mat Bowlers visit Nanaimo LBC

Welcome Cake! Familiar Face Jim Brown At the invitation of the short mat bowlers of the Nanaimo Bowling Club, nine bowlers from Oak Bay LBC traveled to Nanaimo to play some social short mat bowling. It should have been ten, but the author (me) came down with a nasty cold and, rather than … [Read more...]

Final Short Mat Tournament of the Season

The club held its final Short Mat Tournament of the season in  Anderson House (two mats) and Carnarvon House (one mat). The club enjoyed a turnout of 36 players which equalled the record turnout for our February Tournament. As in Feb this gave us 12 teams of triples, which meant we played with … [Read more...]

News from Lakehill Short Mat Championship

Well a changing of the guard at the Lakehill Short Mat Tournament played last weekend Feb 22-24th. Last year Svend and June Klausen with Bud Randall won the A Flight at the 2018 Lakehill Short Mat Tournament Well, there is a new champion!  Andrew Harley with his team from Oak Bay put together a … [Read more...]

Short Mat Tournament February 16th, 2019

The club held its third Short Mat Tournament of the season in  Anderson House (two mats) and Carnarvon House (one mat). The club enjoyed a record club turnout of 36 players plus a couple of spares. This gave us 12 teams of triples, which meant we played with 3 pools of 4 teams. This gave each … [Read more...]

2019 Short Mat Inter Club Tournament

2019 Inter Club Short Mat Tournament The Oak Bay Bowling hosted a short mat tournament over weekend of January 25th through January 27th. Teams from across Victoria arrived at club to do battle from mid-day Friday until Sunday afternoon. The entry saw teams from bowling clubs; Oak Bay, Lake Hill, … [Read more...]

Short Mat Tournament December 1st, 2018

The club held its first Short Mat Tournament in the renovated Anderson House. All went very well with everyone having a good time. We did some changes in the way we used Anderson House, which seemed to help the flow of players in and out of the building during the tournament. The east end of … [Read more...]

Carnarvon Cup 2018

The Carnarvon Cup is a men's pairs competition held summer long from early May through late August. Pairs are formed each week from a random selection from the attending pool of skips and leads. Scoring gives a point for attendance, two points for a win and one point for a tie. The draw each week … [Read more...]

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...]