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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Welcome to the Lincoln Bowling Club Website.  Lincoln Bowling Club Is situated in the District of Selwyn, South of Christchurch City in New Zealand. The club serves a large area in and around Lincoln, including Rolleston, Burnham, Springston and Prebbleton.  For contact information please see the About Us page.

80 bowlers getting ready for the Country Sub Centre Men’s 4’s Tournament, played Saturday, 26th Nov 2022. Teams representing North Canterbury, Ellesmere, Malvern and Mid Canterbury taking part. Our Lincoln Men’s teams, representing Ellesmere, were the winners of both the Senior and Junior sections.

Our Lincoln greens have been in high demand over recent weeks, with a number of high class tournaments being played. Our three Ladies teams in the Women’s’ Ellesmere Cup won first, second and third place. Our 2-4-2 Team of Margaret McDrury and Glenys Pluck won the Bloom Hearing Sponsored 2-4-2 tournament and our Junior and Senior Men’s 4’s, representing Ellesmere, won the Country Sub Centre Men’s 4’s tournament. Well done to all players

Message from Bowls Canterbury - Open Disability Pairs Tournament, Sunday, 4th December, 2022
Bowls Canterbury is hosting an Open Disability Pairs Tournament. This is a great opportunity for anyone with a disability that affects their bowling. Even those that use a bowling arm fall under the regulations, so we welcome all. The purpose of this tournament is supporting inclusion for anyone in our bowling community with little to no restrictions. There are no age restrictions, you do not have to be a club member, there are no gender restrictions, and no entry fee. We want as many to patriciate in the tournament as possible.
If you would like to enter contact: 
Erica Ayres, Development & Youth Facilitator, Bowls Canterbury, Ph: 0275309215, Em: development@bowlscanterbury.co.nz
The Ellesmere Senior teams who were winners of the Senior section of the Country Sub Centre Men’s 4’s Tournament, played Sat, 26th Nov, 2022
Senior Men's Overall Winner: Ellesmere
Individual trophies:
- Ashford Cup
- Chamberlain Shield
- Inwood Green Wood Shield
The Lincoln team of Margaret McDrury and Glenys Pluck, winners of the Lincoln 2-4-2 Tournament, alongside the new Regional Business Manager – South for Bloom Hearing, Samantha Keen, the sponsor of the tournament.
Photo….. Dave Kelly
The Lincoln 2-4-2 tournament was proudly sponsored by Bloom Hearing. The Lincoln Bowling Club appreciates the ongoing sponsorship support from Bloom Hearing.
Ladies Day, Wednesday, 23rd Nov, 2022. Photo David Grey from Greencam
WOMEN'S CLUB DAYS

Wednesday 30th November 9:30 am Start

AM & PM   - Championship Triples and Pairs games to be played also Social Bowls for those not involved in Championship games.

Ladies who have entered Championship events please arrive on Wednesday's prepared to play Morning and Afternoon. If unable to attend for any reason Please ensure you use the absence board.  Social bowls available every Wednesday with points earned in the morning game going towards the Irene McKee Trophy.

Lois Begg
Chair Women's Match Committee LBC.
Edited from Emails 7 & 11 November
HIRE OF CLUB FACILITIES

The Clubhouse, Outdoor Carpet Bowling Green and Bar Service are available for hire. Please see our Hire our Facilities web page.
LINKS

Looking for links to other websites or bowls video streams?  Then please go to our Links page. 

New Zealand Community Trust Logo
Lincoln Bowling Club acknowledge New Zealand Community Trust and thank them for the grant of $7500.00 received for Green Maintenance.
The Ellesmere Junior teams who were winners of the Junior section of the Country Sub Centre Men’s 4’s tournament, played Sat, 26th Nov, 2022
Junior Men's Overall Winner: Ellesmere, 
winners of the Aaron MacDonald Memorial Trophy
Individual trophies:
- BB Challenge 
- Bernett Lester Trophy
The Lincoln ladies who won the Ellesmere Women’s Cup, winning 6 of the 7 rounds. Team of Annette Hamilton, June Armstrong, Tina Grey (Skip) and Lynore Weeks, with the reserve players Ann Chapman and Elaine Knight. Well done the Lincoln team. Photo and details…. Lois Begg

Members Booklet - web version 2 (20221106)
LINCOLN BOWLING CLUB PROGRAMME BOOKLET

The Lincoln Bowling Club Program Booklet for the 2022 – 2023 season is now available. 

The Booklet has been revamped, with revised layout, updated Conditions of Play information and Sponsorship representation. There have been several technical and production challenges encountered in preparing the Booklet this year, however these have now been resolved.

The online Booklet will be updated and available online shortly. 
Click anywhere on the above image to download the document.  Alternatively see the relevant Main Menu item.

Info from Dave Kelly
The new Club Captains 22-23
The new Club Captains for 22-23, Michael Begg and Norma Read.
JOIN OUR CLUB

Now is the time to Join us.  Our Summer Bowling Season has just started.  We provide our members with a wide range of Summer and Winter bowling options, both social and competitive.

Have a look around the web site and you will see what we are about.  In particular, the About Us page includes a short summary of our bowling activities.

We welcome potential members who are new to bowls as well as experienced bowlers moving into the area.

Our membership application form is available from our Documents Downloads page.  Contact details for our secretary are on the About Us page.
RESOURCES FOR PLAYING AT HOME OR AWAY

MetService detailed weather forecast for Lincoln, including hourly temperature and wind. Other towns and Regions easy to find.

Lincoln Weather Station 129 for the weather now.  A private weather station around 500m from the Greens.  Click on the settings cog at the top right to change to Centigrade.

Google Maps, setup to start a journey from the exit of our main car park in Meijer Drive.

NZTA traffic cameras in Canterbury to see what is happening at major road intersections.

View Greens to see what is happening at the club if playing at home.
Start of the 2-4-2 Tournament action, Fri, 25th Nov, 2022, with the corner-to-corner. Mark England was the winner, he is 8th from the left.