Women’s Thursday Pennants Round 3

Hawthorn came away from its game at Tranmere on Thursday as the only Premier club to register three wins from three starts this year. It has been a great start for the Hawks and I managed to catch up with Wendy Clarke for a bit of a chat yesterday afternoon. “Yes, it has been a […]

Saturday Pennants round two

As competition ramps up in the top three Saturday Divisions, we are starting to get feel for which clubs have come into the season settled. In the Premier League, West Lakes has won back to back games with both Mark Haines and James Gregory playing their 300th games for the club over that period. The […]

Women’s Thursday Pennants Round 2

Round Two of the Thursday pennant competition went off without a hitch despite yesterday despite varying conditions around the city. We can get a feeling on which clubs are likely to figure prominently in the first half of the season. So here we go round two. Premier League: Payneham v Hope Valley: Payneham grabbed a […]

Country Round Robin – Pennant venue changes

Lockleys and Marion Bowling Clubs will be hosting the Women’s and Men’s Country Round Robins respectively on 9-12 February 2021 and so their greens will not be available for Pennant matches on Wednesday 10th February and Thursday 11th February (round 16).  Therefore the venues for those matches affected have been swapped with the corresponding match […]

Season 2020/21 – Release of updated Pennant Side Listings

There have been some changes to the Wednesday competition following the withdrawal of two sides.  The updated side listings are available Wednesday Pennants – Division 4 North Modbury White has withdrawn and been replaced by a BYE. Wednesday Pennants – Division 4 East Tranmere White has withdrawn and been replaced by a BYE. BowlsLink will […]

Women’s Thursday Pennants 2020-21 Round One

After many greens were shut after heavy rain over a 48 hour period last Thursday only three games were played in round one. In almost unplayable conditions with constant high winds and bowls going against the bias somehow, the girls got through. The remainder of the competition took to the greens on Tuesday in much […]

Saturday Open Pennant Round One 2020/21

After heavy rain and high winds played havoc with the Wednesday and Thursday competitions causing the deferment of many games across the city Saturday dawned with blue skies and calm conditions.  After a cold winter and the ever-present threat of Covid19 bowlers took to the greens for the first round of this season’s pennants. I […]

Thursday Pennants – Round 1 replay

As per Rule 8.1.3 of the Metropolitan Pennants Conditions of Play, any match not started yesterday, or abandoned before the required number of ends were completed (as per Rule 5.7), will be played next Tuesday, 13th of October, at the normal starting time for Thursday pennants. If some ends had been played yesterday the match […]

Wet (and hot) weather procedures – replays

Further to yesterday’s memo regarding scoring of incomplete games, Clubs are reminded that any Thursday pennant match not started, or started and not completed as per Rule 5.7, will be played on the following Tuesday as per Rule 8.1.3. Any Saturday Premier League, Division 1, 2 or 3 match not completed will be played on […]

Wet weather procedures – recording results

Well, that wasn’t a very pleasant way to start the season, but some more rain is always useful. Some reminders about the scoring of incomplete games: If the greens are closed before matches start, or if a match starts and is called off before the required number of ends have been completed (refer Rule 5.7.1), […]