Our 2022 Bowls Tournament will be held on Monday March 28th
Entries will open late January. We have organised another great day.

We have entered a team for tournaments at Ballarat on Feb 17th and Warrnambool on April 1st


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Winners for 2021 were Ballarat South skippered by Ray Rhodes

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Runners up 2021  Hopetoun team skippered by Max Gibson

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Third place were Ararat team of Laurie Tonkin, Jim VanRaaphorst, Peter Kaczynski & Trevor Klauss

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Fourth place Ararat team Rex Start, Alan Grant, Barry Joyce and John McRae

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Jim VanRaaphorst from Ararat winner of "shot of the day"


Team with the highest winning margin in the last game were Hamilton

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Smoko time for Max- one of the many helpers

John McRae ponders his shot

Ambrose records another shot on the card


Ambrose and Laurie with the main raffle prize

Catering supervisor Helen Molloy with Pam Kaczynski


Organiser of the day Harry, nothing was left to chance

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Bob Howland and Max Cronin - the money men


Afternoon shift helpers Maureen, Anne and Glenys. 

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President Joy  - "if I see one more boiled egg, I think I will get clucky"

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Some of the catering team - they did a great job

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Raffle ticket seller John Kilpatrick


Winners of biggest winning margin in 2nd game at Hopetoun Harry, Rod, Laurie and Neil


Granty waits for his skippers bowl at Hopetoun

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Congratulations from Harry Wheeler to Richard, Trevor, Barry and Max for 20 years of Probus Bowls


Pauline works on the egg sangas in time for   afternoon tea

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Rod and Harry two of the event organisers

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Terry, the man with the knife. He hasn't lost those butchering skills


Bob Howland gets one away at Hopetoun


Harry is handling that bowling arm well

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Congratulations from Harry Wheeler to Alan Grant  for 20 years of Probus Bowls

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We would like to thanks our sponsors for their generous support.

Major sponsors are - Brendans Australian Tours

                                      Graeme McKay Earthmoving

                                      A.M.E. Systems

                                     Sally Hinchliffe & Assoc- Chartered Accountants

                                     G.J. Gardiner Homes

                                     Christians Buses

Other sponsors - Bendigo Bank, Montara Winery, Lyal Eales Stores, Kimbarra Wines, Verna and Ambrose Joyce, Alan Grant, Fratin Bros Winery, Mt Langi Ghiran Winery, Bruce, Heather and Danial Ahchow  Seppelt's Great Western, Grampian Ford,  Foster's Mensland Ararat and Stawell, Best's Winery, Bulte's Timber and Hardware.