Pennant Selections

Selections have been made of those members to represent the Para Hills Bowling Club on Saturday 23 February 2019.  The selections may be viewed on the Pennant Selections Page.  Good Luck to all bowlers.

There are no Pennant Bowls scheduled for Wednesday 20 February 2019.  This may then be an ideal time to play any outstanding Club Championship Games or attend the club for a practice session.

Just a friendly reminder to all bowlers to look after your health whilst the hot weather continues over the summer months.
Please be sure to remain hydrated throughout the remainder of the 2018 / 2019 pennant season

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Metropolitan Bowls Association Annual General Meeting

The following has been received from the Secretary of the Metropolitan Bowls Association (MBA) and, as requested, is distributed for the information of members.

Member Clubs are hereby advised that the Annual General Meeting of the Metropolitan Bowls Association Inc. will be held on Sunday 14th April @ 10.00am at the Toorak Burnside Bowling Club.

Election Office Bearers.  Four positions will be declared vacant – four (4) Executive
Committee members. These positions will each be for a term ending at the Annual
General Meeting of the Association in 2021. The executive committee will appoint
President and Secretary positions as soon as practical after the completion of the
AGM. The four MBA Committee members who’s term of office has been
completed are Lesley Slattery, Henk Smelter, Steve Franks and Peter Walter

Nomination forms for Executive Committee members and Metropolitan Bowls
Association Role, Criteria & Prerequisites documents are attached. Please ensure
that the forms & documents are available to your members.

All nominations close on 11th March 2019.

Notices of Motion.  Clubs are asked to send any Notice of Motion for consideration
at the AGM to the secretary of the MBA by 11th March 2019. Please use form
available on our website

The Agenda for the meeting, Notices of Motion and Nominations for positions
vacant (including CV) will be forwarded to clubs by 18th March 2019

Clubs are reminded that Presidents (or their representative) are invited to the
AGM.”

NB  In paragraph three (3) above it states; “Nomination forms for Executive Committee members and Metropolitan Bowls Association Role, Criteria & Prerequisites documents are attached ”  These forms are NOT attached to this posting, however they are available.  Please see the Club Secretary, Gerard Tancred, or the Chair of Selectors, Tom Steele, should you require them.  The Notices of Motion Form is, as stated, available on the MBA website.

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Rotation Policy

At the Management Meeting held on 1 December 2018, amongst other things the current Rotation Policy was discussed.

Subsequent to the discussion, all attendees were advised that a request would be placed on the club website and the club noticeboard seeking members to submit their views in relation to the Policy to the Chairman of the Bowls Committee, Mr Les Cohen, by 12 January 2019.

The Bowls Committee has received correspondence from several members addressing their views on the Policy.  As a consequence the Bowls Committee wish to express it’s appreciation to those members for the time and effort taken to consider this topic and for submitting their suggestions.

All suggestions received are now being considered and any proposed alteration(s), change(s) including removal of the current rotation policy, will be distributed for all members’ further consideration prior to the next Annual General Meeting (AGM).  At the next AGM all attendees will be afforded the opportunity to cast their vote on any or all of the alteration(s), change(s) or proposed removal.  For the remainder of this Pennant Season the current Rotation Policy will remain in place.

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METROPOLITAN PENNANT CONDITIONS OF PLAY 2018 – 19


The Match & Program Committee have released the Pennant Conditions of Play for the  2018-19 bowls season.

Members are encouraged to become familiar with this season’s Conditions of Play that can be found here.

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NIGHT OWLS COMPETITION

The Night Owls competition for the 2018 / 2019 bowls season will commence again at the Para Hills Bowling Club on Tuesday 2 October 2018 at about 6 pm.  Participants and / or teams are required to be registered and games will start at 7.00 pm. You don’t have to be a competent bowler to participate.  Make up a team of four, or just come along, with your family and friends if you wish, and give it a go.  For further information please go to the Events Page

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