Grenfell Bowls News

Club Fours Championships

Saturday May 27 saw the first round match between S Galvin, T Fowler, R Walter and R Coleman and G Hunter, James Hunter, D Troy and R Chambers.

After 12 ends the margin was very close with just 1 in favour of Graham’s side, they eventually kicked ahead and went on to win the match 24-14 after a tight start to the game.

Club Triples Championships

Sunday May 28 saw the first game of the club triples played between B Bradtke, James Hunter and R Walter and W Paine, K Aston and R Coleman.

After three ends the fast starting W Paine and his side had jumped out to an 8-1 lead however after a slow start B Bradtke’s side fought back to tie the scores 11 all after nine ends.

B Bradtke’s side then jumped out to lead 23-14 which did not seem to worry W Paine’s side who came roaring back to require 5 on the last end to draw, the last end saw them put the pressure right on, however they were unlucky scoring 4 shots meaning that B Bradtke’s side snuck home for a win by 1 shot 23-22.

Charity Bowls Day – 2017 Festival Queen Entrant Fundraiser

This weekend, Saturday June 3, the Grenfell Bowling Club’s Henry Lawson Festival Queen entrant Emily Cartwright, is holding a fundraiser bowls day.

The aim of this day is to be a family friendly bowls day with all skill levels to be catered for, no experience is necessary.

Come on down bring your friends, partners, kids or anyone you know who is keen to learn how to play bowls or who wants to have a fun day to raise money for charity.

The event will commence at 2pm and cost is just  $10 for adults, $5 for children, all are welcome.

On the day there will be a variety of raffles, 100 clubs, prizes and a bowls spider.

The format will be 2 bowl triples including 3 games of 7 ends.

The bistro will be open on the day.

Enter at the club or by ringing the club on 6343 1656.

Come along and help support Emily as the Grenfell Bowling Club’s 2017 Henry Lawson Festival Queen candidate.

Bits and Pieces

This week saw 32 starters for social bowls which is encouraging even with the weather starting to cool off.

Chook winners for the week were N Coleman, W Chater, G Pipe x2, and C Anderson.


The bowls jackpot required -6 shots on end 19 this week; there was no winner and the jackpot amount now stands at $191 for next weeks’ draw.

Good Luck

Best of  luck to A Armstrong, B Bradtke and S Galvin who are representing the Lachlan Valley in the Zone 4 12-a -side playoff at Mudgee this weekend.

S Galvin and B Bradtke.

S Galvin and B Bradtke.

To become involved in Lawn Bowls contact the club for information on 02 6343 1656, new members are always welcome.