What's News

  BRUCE YEE PASSING - October 4th

Bruce was not with our club for long but was a great member and well liked. Bruce sadly passed away yesterday. Our thoughts go out to Bruces family at this time..


With our season underway and the weather playing it's part we have completed the 1st of our handicap singles events, the Brack. Congratulations to Jim Maitland who beat Doug Ferrier in the final. A good warm up for the season, well done Jim.


Bill, one of our long serving members sadly passed away yesterday. Bill was our long running Secretary for what seemed forever as well as an active Centre Delete and Umpire. Our thoughts are with Pauline and Bill's family at this time.


This years Club Championships have come to an end with all our champions found.
Congratulations to all who won and well done to all those teams who entered our events.

Club Fours:
Men - Brian Petherick(s), Dave Dornan, Robbie Clay, Robert Crook
Women - Judy Howat(s), Sarah Cooper, Cilla Noblett, Barbara Campbell

Club Triples:
Men - Jim Maitland(s), John Toohill, Neill Scrimshaw
Women - Kay Currie(s), Dorothy Bilderbeck, Alison Scott

Club Pairs:
Men - Jim Maitland(s), Brian Petherick
Women - Mary Wilding(s), Jean Wilson

Club Open Singles:
Men - Colin Edginton
Women - Sarah Cooper

Club Junior Singles:
Men - Jim Maitland


It's coming down to the wire in our season and it's Post Section time for most events.
Over the weekend our ladies played the final of their Singles. A great battle was fought out between Sarah Cooper & Mary Wilding with Sarah coming out on top. A great game from the girls with a good crowd to support.
Well done Sarah.
For the men, Saturday was Semi & Finals time with the final being contested by Doug Ferrier, Mike Andrews, Adrian Lust & Kevin Smyth against Brian Petherick, Dave Dornan, Robbie Clay & Robert Crook. A closely fought contest throughout with Brian Pethericks team edging ahead with a few ends to go.
Well done guys.


The big gala event for our ladies has just been completed. The Jean Dodd Memorial Trophy was won by Sandra Prichard, Marie Hoare, Elle Walters & Sharon Brooking. This team was a late entry and a mixed one from different clubs. The weather was great for the 2 days and the bowls were competitive.
Well done to all the teams who entered and well done Sandra and your team.
To see all our winners, Click Here

  MEN's XMAS TRIPLES - December 27th

Our annual men's triples event was played Dec 27th & 28th with cold southerly winds. A great turn out of 18 teams had a challanging 2 days play with strong winds making play extremely even. The lead changed numerous times and final positions were only decided on the last game of day 2.
Congratuations to our winning team of Sandy Robinson, Sar & Ken who won 5 out of 6 games. Well done guys.

  PAT NICOLS PASSING - December 21st

Our honourary member Pat passed away on Thursday last week. It was a great turn out to her funeral. Pat was a long serving member of our club and was always involved with Match Committee's, Raffles and gala's. She will be missed. Our thoughts are with Pat's family at this time.


Yet another member passes away, Charlie Laulu was a great member of the club suddenly passed away on Tuesday. Charlie would alway travel into the club from Porirua and was involved in the club over a long period of time. Our thoughts are with Charlies family at this time.


Our indoor events that are held over the Winter season have come to a conclusion with our finals of Pool, Snooker, Darts, Table Bowls and Indoor Bowls held last Saturday at the club. Congrats to all the winners, a great day of finals and fun prize giving to following.


Our summer season is almost here, Opening Day this year is Saturday September 9th at 4:30pm.
Name sheets for our competitions are starting to be displayed in the club so pop down and get your entries in.


Another sad loss to our club with the recent passing of one of our Life Members, Ian Turner. A valued member Ian was always at the club on a Saturday afternoon for his regular 2 bottles of Speights. He will be missed.


Our club this year welcomed a lot of fresh new changes in both the Executive and on different committee's within the club. With our Vice President, Secretary & Executive member changes we will see some great new ideas to help the club more onward towards bigger and better things for Lyall Bay BC.
Click Here to see our Executive team.     Click Here to see our Committee's.