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August 2022 Newsletter

From the President

A quiet month for the board. Please remember the protocol regarding Covid as quite a few people have been affected lately. If feeling unwell please do not attend bowls and mask wearing is encouraged.
We are looking for more entries for the Hebbend trophy a mixed 4s event set down for Thursday 11th August.
The closing of the winter bowls season will take place on 27th August following the final of the Studholme trophy.  - Tom Malcolm

Hebbard Trophy Stadium Mixed Fours

11th August (Thursday) 9am Morning Tea - 9.30am Start! Please put your team up / or name up
Controller: Ken Mitchell 0274437950
Limited to 10 Teams: $40 per team - Bring your Lunch.

From Fin McRae: Advance Notice:


Three rounds of men's Championship Fours have been pencilled in for Sunday 9th October

Three rounds of Triples for Sunday 16th October.

From The Progressive Bowls Team

Progressive bowls has been going well with good numbers with one Friday 28 attending. Everyone is enjoying themselves and there is lots of laughter. A reminder to please be at the stadium before the 1 pm cut off or text Gordon 022 467 1131 if you may be late but want to play. A big thank you to the ladies and one gentleman who often bring along afternoon tea. The players really enjoy tasting the baking. Welcome to the new faces who have been coming along and showing us their skills. Prizes have been shared around and everyone has a chance to take home a prize.

John Barton Memorial Trophy - Village / Club


13th July: An extremely enjoyable afternoon was had by everyone who attended, made even better by the afternoon tea that was great with all the home-made goodies brought along.

The Aspiring Village was beaten by the Club (Town) by 104 points to 88, so the Town are the holders of the John Barton Memorial Trophy until next year. - Jim Feehly


What's New on our Website?

On the footer of each page (including this one) is a link to Facebook Central Otago Bowls. All the most up to date information is there as it comes to hand. 

On the "Whats On" on the home page I will put a new recommendation of what to watch from our Bowls TV page from time to time. The current link is the men's pairs final which Kevin Hickland (NZ Bowls Commentator) says is a "Must Watch" for bowlers learning the game.


Commonwealth Games

Free to air coverage of Kiwi events and delayed coverage of other events will be available on Prime.  Rather Keep an eye on Bowls NZ and Facebook Central Otago Bowls. 

Click here for the lawn bowls draws and results.

Action Photos. More Wanted

Photos forwarded from Raewyn Robertson with permission to print.  Thanks Raewyn.

Neil Studholme Trophy Results after week 8, 30th July 2022

Mt Albert                           56 points

Pembroke Heights            48    “

Hawea Gold                      52  "

Hawea Blue                        48    “

Meadowstone                    36     "  

West Wanaka                     30   "

Beacon Point                     30    “

Village                                 32     "

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