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...]

CTV Sports Anchor checking out Short Mat Team

CTV Sports Anchor Jordan Cunningham paid a visit to the Oak Bay Lawn Bowling Club to check up on our Canadian Short Mat champions. The team was busy practising for the World Championship to be held in Strömstad, Sweden March 16th to 18th, 2018. Update: Jordan's report aired on CTV News Vancouver … [Read more...]

Social Bridge Finishes with Lunch

The Tuesday Social Bridge finished the season with lunch followed by bridge. We will meet again on the 9 of January 2018. Anyone who would like to have a social game with help/instruction if needed is welcome to join us. … [Read more...]

Duplicate Bridge Luncheon

The Duplicate Bridge luncheon was held in Carnarvon House today. It looks to me like everyone was a winner. … [Read more...]

Thank You for Donations

December, 2017 The Executive and Members of the Oak Bay Lawn Bowling Club would like to thank the following local merchants and club members for their generous donations for the raffle at our Christmas Dinner 2017.   Barbara Weaver-Bosson Black Ball Ferry Line Café … [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...]

2nd Annual Inter Club Short-Mat Tournament

Oak Bay held its 2nd annual Interclub Short-Mat tournament on the weekend. Participation was up from last years tournament with 10 teams and 30 bowlers registered to play representing Victoria West, Lake Hill and Oak Bay Clubs. We even had one team entirely made up of 1st year bowlers who played … [Read more...]

Nov 18th Short Mat Results

Oak Bay held its second Club Short Mat Tournament today. We had a strong showing with 24 members participating. The final round was held in front of a large crowd which made for an exciting finish.  1st Place finish went to Colin Scott, Stephen Rikley, Svend Klausen and Robbie … [Read more...]