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SHORT MAT BOWLERS TO 2018 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS Five members of the Oak Bay Lawn Bowling Club - David Anderson, Andrew Harley, Brent Jansen, Mitch O'Brien and Chris Slade will compete in the 2018 Short Mat Bowls World Championships to be held in Strömstad, Sweden from March 16 to 18, … [Read more...]

Executive meets

Winter months are often thought of as the "off season" but it is a very active period for the Executive Committee. Many planning meetings take place to prepare for what will hopefully be another enjoyable outdoor season of bowling and socializing Even the flu season didn't prevent a quorum of the … [Read more...]

Mat News

Winter activities of all types continue at the club. The photos below are from a January 15th league short mat game between Sandy & Rod Armitage and Suzanne & Erik Ewen. The Scotch Pairs game was preceded by a flu season elbow bump rather than the traditional handshake. At the halfway … [Read more...]

Let’s send them packing

David Anderson, Andrew Harley, Brent Jansen and Mitch O'Brien have returned from Toronto having competed in the 2017 Canadian Short Mat National Championships. The National Championships took place in Toronto from November 21 to 25 under the guidance of David Burrows, President of the Canadian … [Read more...]

Christmas Dinner

There were 71 people attended the party, the dinner was excellent, and the organizing committee did a great job.  A large box of food donations along with some cash donations, and half the proceeds from the 50/50 draw will all go to the Mustard Seed. " order_by="sortorder" … [Read more...]

Brent Merchant receives BC Government’s highest award

Brent Merchant was inducted into the Hall of Excellence at the provincial Premier's Awards ceremony held in Victoria on November 21, 2017. Brent's award came in the Legacy category and the basis upon which he was chosen is summed up in the text and short video here. Congratulations Brent from your … [Read more...]

Taylor Bowls has new agent on Vancouver Island

Shelley Sidel has recently become an agent for MVP Sports with its Canadian headquarters in Cobourg, Ontario. She has available for sale Taylor bowls along with assorted lawn bowling items. Click here for price list.   … [Read more...]

Thursday Special Draw

Another season has come to a conclusion and once again this event continued to receive outstanding support from our members. The "Thursday Special Draw" has been a pleasure to run. During the past summer the weekly event averaged 46 players or a total of 879 players for the 19 weeks. We got off … [Read more...]

Greenskeepers Mixed Triples

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Anne Webster Women’s Triples

The Anne Webster tournament, the last women's BSI tournament of the season, was held at the Lake Hill Lawn Bowling Club on Sept. 12th and 13th. Sixteen teams, consisting of a skip, a third, and a novice, participated in the tournament. Three teams from Oak Bay participated in the 2 day event. … [Read more...]