BOWLING ARMS

Remember these are available to all bowlers – no certificate is required – therefore you do not require the signature of a medico.   If you are having a bit more trouble bending down (than when you were younger), borrow an arm and give it a try. The lighter (weight) arms are called DHB arms –...
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SELECTION COMMITTEES – THIS SEASON

Our Monday selection committee remains unchanged as Lyn Bryce,  Rosie Hickman and Mick Hampson.  Our Saturday selection committee comprises Roy Crawley, Graeme Inglis, John Bettles, Rob James and Wally Mason.   So these are the 8 people you should regularly smile at when they pass by.

WEEKLY CLUB PRACTICE TIMES

Our practice afternoons are Tuesday and Thursday – Thursday is our main practice day.    If you wish to improve your bowling (and maybe even be considered for a promotion),  obviously more practice can only help.  I expect selectors take into account whether particular bowlers practice.       A BBQ is provided at Thursday practice  – a gold coin...
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GETTING A PROMOTION

Either at the start of the season, or after the season starts, if you wish to be promoted, you have to be regarded as performing better than someone in the division you wish to be promoted to – your promotion will require one of the bowlers in that higher division to be relegated (that means  “dropped”).   When I hear some...
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NEW BOWLERS FOR BMS

The club welcomes back to BMS pennant bowls, Phil Clamp, Lee Lions and Sherryn Burge. New bowlers joining us are Lindsay Clarke and Joshua Jervies (who has a Bedggood “connection”).   Des Severino joins us from Ballarat East.  Applying to join us and awaiting  ‘Committee proceedings  are Beau Traill from Linton, Kevin Williams from Ballarat North, Rod...
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SELECTION CHANGES

Members are reminded that there HAS TO BE some (compulsory) selection changes for this season of Saturday pennant.  Divvy premier now only needs 12 bowlers – 4 less than last year. So it’s likely there will be 4 bowlers who played in our top side last year who will now be playing (for BMS) in a lower...
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IS THIS PROBLEM A GOOD PROBLEM?

We can regard ourselves as fortunate this season in that we have retained almost all of our bowlers from last season.   Added to last seasons bowlers, we have an influx of returning bowlers, transferring bowlers and new bowlers.   We can pride ourselves as being seen to be a good club to be part of.   Decisions have to be...
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