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Robert (Bob) Tuck, the originator of getagameofbowls, has recently written a book called Lawn Bowls: The Game & How To Play It Well. You can find out more about the book from this link or read part of the chapter on getting your weight here
You can buy the printed book for $24 posted or as an ebook for less than $5 on all platforms.
The Australian Open - A Fabulous Event
The move to Gold Coast has transformed the Australian open.
The Rise of the South Australian Men
Tournament Software which does the draw and prints the cards
Geoff Graham from Bateau Bay bowling club has written a great software program which is available to all bowling clubs. He shares with me a love of the game and this service, like getagamofbowls, come to you free of charge. They are spread sheet based so you can add your club and sponsor names if required click here
IT HAS ARRIVED. A file designed to do away with paddle pop sticks, bingo numbers, bits of paper etc. used presently to select teams randomly. Once the names have been entered in the attached file it will select teams in your choice of Singles, Pairs, Triples or Fours and transfer the names to score cards ready for printing. From the time you enter the last players name till you have the score cards completed is less than 10 minutes and with no handwriting
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The 'find a club' section of get a game provides your quickest possible means of finding the phone number and location of any club in Australia - it is well worthwhile to have that link in your favorites
It also provides links to 995 clubs with web sites and 187 clubs which have a facebook page and no web site
Please make an effort to put one or more links to get a game on your web site
Apart from a simple link like 'Lawn Bowls Tournaments in Australia' to the tournament listing, you can put in links to some of the other aspects of the site. The addition of the YouTube Coaching section makes the 'Learning the Game' section much more valuable to all of your members, not only your coaches, and there is no better way to 'find a club' than to use the getagame link.
You can also put a link in your page to the weekly social games at your club like this one for Chatswood NSW Having this link would save your webmaster the work of editing the club web page whenever you alter your social games, and in most cases supply more details about your weekly socials than is currently on your web page
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