News & What’s On

Official Season Opening Day                                   2/8/15

All members are invited to attend the official opening of the 2015-2016 Lawn Bowling Season on Sunday 30th August 2015.
The formal Opening will commence at 1.00pm: a game of Cosmo 4’s  will follow concluding with afternoon tea in the clubrooms.
Please indicate your attendance on the Sheet provided in the Clubrooms.

Ladies Pennant Season                                              2/8/15
All ladies intending to play pennant bowls are requested to attend a meeting at the clubrooms on Tuesday 1st September; the meeting will commence at 10.00am . All ladies attending are asked to bring a plate to share lunch at the conclusion of the meeting.

Indoor – Outdoor Bowls Decider                              1/8/15

With matches at 1 a-piece, like Crows v Port football matches, the Indoor bowlers are desperate to assert their superiority on the indoor mat by having a deciding match on Thursday 20th August. The games have been played in high spirits and have been great fun for both sides. A list is on the notice board so put your name down and come along and enjoy an old fashion BBQ and an entertaining night with fellow members.

Pennant Season Trials 2015 -2016.                      1/8/15
As they come to hand Men’s and Ladies’ pennant trial dates for season 2015-2016 are being posted on the pennants page. (Click here)

Night Owls Season 2015 – 2016                      1 /8/15
To find out all about our Night Owls program and register your interest go to the Night Owls page or click Here

Women v Men Indoor Bowls Inter Association Match
IMG_1562aOn Thursday 30/07/2015, Modbury Indoor Bowls players Cilla Harvey, Ria Krebbekx were part of the SAWIBBA (SA Women’s Association) team playing the Annual match against the MMIBBA (SA Men’s Association) team which contained Modbury Indoor Bowlers Dean Ferris, Roy Howcroft, Kieran Hackett, Steve Barber and Matthew Krebbekx. The 4 Men’s fours side being victorious over 100 ends, 112 to 84.  Umpire for the day was Modbury member Margaret McLean. Also present were Modbury’s SAWIBBA Patron Judy Whiting and Executive Committee member Mavis Lamb.

Men’s Club Championships.                                       26/7/15
Dates for club championship events have been decided and are available for viewing on the “Club Championships” page or by clicking here.

Ladies Tournament Dates                       26/7/15

Dates for the  Ladies tournaments  in season 2015-2016 can be found on the “Open Tournaments” Page or Click Here


26th September 2015

6.30 pm for 7.00 pm  Start

Come along, bring your friends for a fun night

Entry $10 per Person  BYO Supper

Bar Facilities available


Personal Details Update                                                       26/7/15
So that records can be updated, your Committee would like all members who have an e-mail address to send a “TEST” e-mail to the club.( To assist the secretary, please add your name in the text area.
Adding your address to personal details will assist the committee in quickly informing members of important events.

Bowls Shoes Sale                                       22/7/15

Our club has received a (closing down sale) consignment of top quality Bowls Shoes as worn by Australian players Karen Murphy and Steve Glasson. These shoes retail at $95.00 per pair and are being sold to our members at a bargain basement price of $25.00.
There are thirty-three pairs of men’s shoes and 8 pairs of ladies’ shoes;  The brand is RDB Comforts and sizes are limited, so if you would like to purchase a pair please contact Barrie Wilton on 0417 842 566. Barrie is putting a list of shoes and sizes on the club Notice Board. They are sure to sell quickly.

Modbury Indoor Bowlers Successful                    (18/7/2015)
On 16 July a side of 16 indoor bowlers representing the North of Adelaide met a side representing the South at Woodville and achieved a comprehensive victory.  Included in the North side were 7 players from Modbury – Roy Howcroft, Dean Ferris, Barrie Wilton, Steve Barber, Don Smith, Kieran Hackett & Matthew Krebbekx.

To further demonstrate the strength of Modbury indoor bowlers this year, the top men’s side on a Monday, top ladies’ on a Tuesday and open on a Wednesday are all leading their pennant tables.

 Committee Appointments                                                                       (26/7/2015)
The Committee is pleased to announce that Neil Martin has been appointed Men’s  Co-ordinator and Kym Osmond Treasurer for season 2015-2016.  Stu Reither has accepted the position of Almoner.  Bernie Jensen has volunteered to take on the role and her appointment has been confirmed .

Membership Fees                                                                                (20/5/2015)
It is now timely to remind members that in accordance with our constitution annual fees are now due and payable by 30th June 2015. Fees can be paid by Eftpos, Cash or Cheque at the Bar, or by Bank Transfer to BSB 105-135 Account Number 506292040.

Measurers and Umpires Required                                    (4/6/2015)
Members are advised that the club would like more Measurers and Umpires. Our Umpires coordinator, Margaret McLean, will soon be conducting a course to qualify more people for these important jobs.
Interested members and Associate Social Members are asked to Contact Margaret or place names on the list located on the club notice board.

State Singles Champion                                             (27th April 2015)

Congratulations to Simon Dorr who has won the State Singles Championship today (Monday 27th April) defeating Mark Haines (West Lakes) in the final 25 to 15. (270415) DSC07690