Short Mat Results

The winter short mat league season was played between January and April 2016. The pairs league was split into two balanced groups A and B whilst the singles matches were merged into a single group D. Demand for triples groups saw several extra weekly time slots being added to the schedule to cope … [Read more...]

Brent Jansen back from China

Brent Jansen has returned from a bowling tour of Hong Kong and China. A successful tour where I understand the highlight of the trip was to beat the heavily favoured team from England, knocking them out of first place down to fifth place. There were some 66 teams involved in the tournament. Some … [Read more...]

Lake Hill Short Mat Tournament 2016

Lake Hill Short Mat Tournament 2016 The Oak Bay Bowling club was well represented at the Lake Hill Short Mat Tournament played last weekend, February 26,27, 28. We had three teams in the tournament: Harnam Grewal, Joan Firkins and Andrew Harley Linda Cowie, Jim Brown and Kay Alexander Brent … [Read more...]

Valentines Darts

Wondrous things happen on Valentines Day at Oak Bay Bowling. Wednesday afternoon darts saw two spectacular events: Al Neumair threw a maximum; three darts in the triple twenty to join the select set of club members. Well done … [Read more...]

Jigsaw completion!

At the request of the many people who have contributed to the ongoing jigsaw in Anderson house; the finish has been achieved! Here is the completed jigsaw, which has now been dismantled and a new one started! Happy jigsawing everyone! … [Read more...]

Short Mat Tournament Feb 6 2016

Greetings to all! After 24 exciting rounds it turns out that Team Jamaica with 27.5 points from their 12 games was the victor and earned their day in the to speak! Thanks to all who took part. The games were fantastic to watch. Many thanks to those who spent time working as markers … [Read more...]

Fall 2015 Short Mat Bowling

A busy season of Short Mat bowling for Fall 2015 came to an end just before Christmas 2015. On January 2nd 2016, we had a meeting to discuss the format for the upcoming Short Mat Season, Winter 2016 from January through to the beginning of April. There were a number of changes discussed. But … [Read more...]

Christmas Cutthroat Tournament Short Mat 2015

Many thanks to Donna Blackstock for organizing a very successful short mat cutthroat tournament weekend of December 12/13 There were six teams of three players each playing three games. One Saturday morning and one on both Sunday morning and Sunday afternoon. The games were ten ends of cutthroat … [Read more...]

UPDATE: Monday Afternoon Card playing Canasta

Prim Wood is looking for members to come and support the Monday afternoon card playing session. The Monday afternoon card playing has now settled down to playing Canasta. We have had a good response with 3 tables playing this wonderful card game. Please come along and join for and afternoon of … [Read more...]

Updated 2015 Christmas Dinner

Details for Christmas Dinner Saturday December 12, 2015 5:00 PM at Carnarvon House * The dinner ticket sales are going very well so anyone looking to attend should get their tickets soon. * Before the dinner at 6:00 PM, we’ll be having a ‘Happy Hour’ with drinks and Carol singing. We would … [Read more...]