February 23rd 2018

23rd February

MIDWEEK PENNANT – 27 February -next week is last round of HOME and AWAY games and both teams will play at HOME.
Chadstone 1 play Auburn, are a secure 3rd on the ladder and will play either Ashburton or Mulgrave 6th March. If Chadstone 2 win against Bayswater they will finish 8th

There will be nibbles after the game for those who wish to have a drink

Our next event will be Classic Day Friday 13th April with a flyer attached – obviously volunteers will be required to make this another great event    https://www.dropbox.com/s/s1cnwicnzf8p55o/cbcclassic18bb.pdf?dl=0

15 minutes of practice almost always improves your game as demonstrated by Steve Cook last night. Yes the kitty is there TOO!


Perhaps an interesting link to share


Weekly News February 2018

16  February 2018

As now into last weeks of Pennant Season – just 2 weeks to go

 Midweek  – 27 Feb – the last week  before FINALS will be home games

Chadstone 1 currently 3rd  by just 6 points  – from Armadale 144, Bentleigh 127, Auburn 119 Playing Armadale away and Auburn so need to win as many rinks as possible, in these last 2 games to retain  a place in the FOUR!

Chadstone 2 have participated without great success, so for these last 2 weeks there will be recognition of touchers – $20 & $10 for the bowlers with most touchers in these games – 2nds to keep track please

Saturday – 3 March – the last game before FINALS Chadstone 2 and 3 will be home games

Chadstone 1 – now 2nd – but need to also win as many rinks as possible to retain home game 1st round of finals – playing Vermont South at home and MCC Away in these games

Chadstone 2 – currently 4th by 15 points – from Oakleigh but need to win as many rinks as possible in these last 2 games as potentially there are 4 sides who could oust us.

Chadstone Bowls Club Mens Pairs Final

Frank Talarico- Bill Harrison vs Greg Brown- Gary Fettes

At end 6 score was just3 each, but then Greg – Gary managed to adjust to the conditions winning the next 6 ends. Frank – Bill managed to win 2 of the last 3 ends, it was just too late in this cut throat 18 end game of which 12 were decided by a single shot. 

Congratulations – Chadstone Bowls Mens Pairs Champions 2017 – 18!

Greg Brown- Gary Fettes

As a guide to marking the player performance sheet each week …and your own practice

To check your performance in a game or at practice count your GOOD and POOR bowls.

Lead – 19 out of 42 within a mat

Second  & Third – 19 out of 42 as asked for by skip

Skip – at least 5 conversions – if down at cross over, try to reduce the count, be in the head or obtain SHOT. Also add to or protect a winning head as needed

Division One standard – so this the HIGH BAR

GOOD BOWLS = >45% OK BOWLS = >30% POOR BOWLS = <25%  
2×21 ends (42 bowls) Draw Shot Scoring Guide  Weighted shots
GOOD BOWLS 45%. = 19 shots G =  < 1 mat from target spot G = hit target or just miss
OK BOWLS       30% = 13 shots O = 1 -2 mats from target spot O = OK = miss by < ½ mat
POOR BOWLS 25% = 10 shots P = > 2 mats from target spot P = miss by > ½ mat

5 February

Mens Pairs Final TUESDAY  5pm 13th February  Bill Harrison –Frank Talarico vs Gary Fettes- Greg Brown

Adjust Fixture – 26 February will be a normal social bowls event – Tatts bowlers will NOT be visiting

AMENDMENT – Pairs (Mixed, Ladies, Mens) ALL rounds JUST 15 ends– FINALS 18 ENDS replay dead ends

If a draw – toss for mat on extra end(s)

Mixed and LADIES Pairs – draw is up please organise your games add information to white board pleae

 HOODIES have arrived see Nigel,(as have the extra uniforms)

Website is currently being adjusted – please visit and provide relevant feedback – or any information you think should be added – there are photos of shots – our garden plus ….

90th anniversary lunch 13th Malvern Scout Group, Oak Grove Scout hall on 17 March, 2018. Flyer at Club

SKILLS training booklet

For your added enjoyment – practice enhances the outcomes – as does approaching a coach for assistance

Our accredited coaches – Glenn Cook, Ian Belzer, Garry Byers, Bev Baxter, Steve Lister

There are practice items including bowls of various sizes -Size 00 to Size 4 at the club which can be used in conjunction with the Skills Training booklet click on link …

cbcskills practice1709

Items for use by all include bowls of various sizes -Size 00 to Size 4, Bowling arms, Lifters, walking sticks with ferrules


Game Options

  GAME OPTIONS      apart from regular alternate play nearest to jack

A flexible, progressive attitude to meet the needs of all people who wish to play bowls.

Embrace the challenge and increase your interest

 It is only LINE and LENGTH!

Feet           Grip           Stance       Bend          Step           Deliver

A-        Skins

Up to four bowlers per rink with up to four bowls each.

The bowl furthermost from the jack on each end is no longer playable.

Continue until there is only one bowler with bowls to play – the winner

B-        Driving competition   ‘bowl and giggle’

Three jacks 20cm apart – on the 21metre length.

3 points         Hitting the middle jack

2 points         Going between the jacks without hitting

1 point           Hitting one of the outside jacks

The first player to gain 12 points wins

C-        Drawing to the ditch – still on the green

(this can be varied by playing from either the centre of the rink to longest end possible)

3 points         < 1 mat width from the ditch

2 points         between a mat width to a mat length from the ditch

1 point           < 2metres from the ditch

D-       Scoring Bowls – finishing position – Sets play

5 points –      2 metres behind jack – 45 degrees either side of jack

3 points –     1 metre in front – 45 degrees either side of jack

1 point –       1 metre either side of jack 45 degrees from front to behind jack

Play 2 bowls each hand 5 ends – 20 bowls total        highest score- the winner

E- Scroungers – see specialized score cards 6 individual players

F- to finish

  • use our tyre in centre of green – 2 bowls each play off – see our website

G-   JUST  roll up  and enjoy the experience – ask for assistance