Today. Anzac Day. Oakleigh Bowling Club was among the many community groups and individuals paying a beautiful floral respect to those forever young people who sacrificed their freedom and their lives for us.
It makes them sound like strangers, doesn't it? Anything but. Our very own Elias and Tommy Zafiropoulos dug deep for a combination of skill, experience, and frequent, audible calls for assistance from Jesus to place themselves so far in front at the end of the day, everyone else must have thought they themselves were coming… Continue reading Father & Son Team wins OBC Pairs Tournament
AAP Royterz Renowned UK statistician and mathematician Professor Les Fryhard of Scunthorpe University has published his breakthrough mathematical calculation determining the number of trophies a married couple can take home with them from a suburban lawn bowls comp. Professor Fryhard lost the press gallery a little on the finer points of the calculus,… Continue reading To The Power of Peng
The dust will be flying this weekend, bowlers, as the final two matches in this year's Club Championship are played. From our tournament committee Colin and Mick comes this: Hi Bowlers, Yes we are nearly there. This Saturday 30/3 @ 10.00am will be the COCO Final (Champion of Champions Oakleigh) between our Men's Champion &… Continue reading The finals of all finals
Our Friday night Barefoot Bowls and Burgers are becoming more successful as word gets around. There's one more to come before the seasons turn, which will be on April 5, so put that one in your diary and get the word out to family, work colleagues and friends. Last night, entire families, friend and colleague… Continue reading The Fat on Barefoot Bowls and Burgers
Bowls Australia announced yesterday that the current restrictions and certifications around the use of a mechanical bowler's arm will be removed from May 1, 2019. Users of the devices will no longer require approval from their state or territory Association and will no longer need to present a medical certificate. You can read the updated policy… Continue reading New national rules concerning bowlers’ arms
A search of famous 242s throughout history digs up the occasional Volvo sedan, motorised lawnmower, a London bus route, a bottle of 242 Loctite and some other bits and bobs, including... OUR VERY OWN 2-4-2 PAIRS TOURNAMENT!! It's coming again soon. Head to our Facebook events page to see all the details. We are grateful once… Continue reading Famous 242s in history