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Updated 2/10/2020
QRSLMBC TWILIGHT MIDWEEK SOCIAL BOWLS RECOMMENCE
Wednesday nights, starting Wednesday 14 October, 5.00pm for 5.45pm start.
3 bowls pairs, 16 ends or until the bell.
See schedule attached.
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2020 QRSLMBC MEN’S FOURS CHAMPIONSHIP WINNERS
Congratulations to the 2020 Men’s Fours Champions.
Daniel Edwards, Adam MacNamara, Brock Edwards, Peter Daley
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2020 QRSLMBC BRUCE “SPRUSO” MARKAM OPEN PAIRS BOWLS TOURNAMENT
Pending further covid-19 restrictions.
Tier Four National Ranking event.
Total prize pool $7,000 in prize money.
Friday 20 N0vember – Calcutta.
Saturday 21 & Sunday 22 November 2020 – 4 Bowls pairs, 6 Games, 13 Ends.
A popular annual event, it has seen entry numbers fill quickly.
View 2020 Spruso’s Schedule
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BOWLS ACT LADIES MIDWEEK PENNANT COMPETITION COMMENCES
Draw, teams and results QRSLMBC Ladies Midweek Pennant Team
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CANCELLATION OF BOWLS ACT MEN & WOMEN WEEKEND PENNANT SEASON.
Bowls ACT has advised that the 2020 Bowls ACT Men & Women weekend Pennants season has been cancelled.
No further games, finals or awards for the 2020 season.
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QRSLMBC 2020 MEN & WOMEN TRIPLES CHAMPIONSHIPS
Entries are being called for the QRSLMBC Club Men & Women Triples Competitions.
Dates: Men – Saturdays 17 & 24 October, Women – Sundays 18 & 25 October. Expect to play 2 rounds per day.
Dates may need to be reassessed depending on the number of entries received.
Entries close: Friday 9 October 2020
Entries fee: $5 nomination fee per player, to be paid at nomination, $10 greens fees per player per event.
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QRSLMBC 2020 MIXED PAIRS CHAMPIONSHIPS
Entries are being called for the QRSLMBC Club’s Mixed Pairs Competition
Dates:  Start – Saturday 31 October (R 1+2), Sunday 1 November (R 2+3), subsequent rounds TBA.
Expect to play 2 rounds per day. Dates may need to be reassessed depending on the number of entries received.
Entries close:  Friday 23 October 2020.
Entries fee:  $5 nomination fee per player, paid at time of nomination. $10 green fee per player per event.
Mixed Pairs Championships Schedule.
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QRSLMBC WINNER 2020 MEN MINOR SINGLES CHAMPIONSHIP
Men Minor Singles Champion – Kem Markovic
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QRSLMBC WINNERS – 2020 MAJOR PAIRS CHAMPIONSHIPS
Ladies Major Pairs Champions – Sue Lalor & Lexie Webster
Men Major Pairs Champions – Glen Morton & Jamie O’Keefe
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CHANGES TO START TIME TUESDAY AND SATURDAY SOCIAL BOWLS.
During July and August 2020 Social Bowls will start at 12.00pm NOT 12.30.
This will facilitate the completion a full game during the winter months.
And will assist with covid-19 restriction if bowlers can start earlier during these times.
Thursday evenings will recommence at earliest weather/daylight advantage.
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GUIDELINES FOR ATTENDEES AT ACT EVENTS IN A COVID-19 SAFE ENVIRONMENT.
BOWLS ACT guidelines for attendees at ACT events in a Covid-19 SAFE environment.
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REVISED BOWLS ACT CALENDAR FOR REMAINDER OF 2020
The revised Calendar for the remaining Bowls ACT events has been released. The scheduling of events remains contingent upon there being no re-introduction of restrictions in either ACT or NSW.
Revised BACT 2020 Events Calendar.
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QRSLMBC REVISED RETURN TO PLAY FRAMEWORK @1 August 2020
It is important that all club bowling members understand the QRSLMBC Framework for return to play in a COVID-Safe Environment before enjoying your time on our Greens.
It addresses the vulnerability of bowlers particularly age and health during these time. It also address the use of greens including Practice only, Bookings, Numbers, Physical Distancing, General Hygiene Measures, Monitoring and recording of attendance and use of greens, and Penalties.
Bowling members must understand that the club was closed to all members. As the club re-opens but under restrictions, if you stray outside this Framework you jeopardise access/use of the club not only to bowlers but all club members.
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QRSLMBC POST COVID-19 RETURN TO SOCIAL BOWLS
Social bowls at the QRSLM Bowling Club return on Tuesday 23 June 2020. With some Covid-19 restrictions Tuesday and Saturday bowls return to normal operation.
Names to bar staff by 12 noon for 12.30pm start.
Because Covis-19 require bowls to be supervised, Thursdays return with the greens being available for roll-up/practice between 12.30 to 2.00pm, until further notice.
Covid-19 safety precautions are in place for both social bowls and using club/bar facilities.
More information about Covis-19 restrictions and Club/bowler responsibilities will be provided before each bowling session.
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BOWLS ACT EVENT RECOMMENCEMENT PLANS FOR 2020.
Please see Bowls ACT circular 21/2020 which includes draft dates for recommencement of ACT Championships and ACT Pennants. Apart from ACT Singles, all ACT events will be played on Sundays allowing Clubs to use Saturdays to complete their champion events. Men & Women weekend Pennant (3 rounds and finals) to resume in mid October.
Bowls ACT Circular N0. 21 of 2020
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EASING OF RESTRICTIONS COMMENCING 13 JUNE 2020
WBNSW & BNSW advise that under NSW State Government guidelines that from 13 June 2020 – lawn bowls has been granted permission to participate in organised matches this includes social & omcompetition matches.
Queanbeyan RSLMBC will adapt their covid-19 bowls policy at the earliest convenience with the Club and Bowls Committees.
Please see the attached advice from Bowls NSW & Womens Bowls NSW. These changes have now been legislated. The changes, from previous restrictions, include no more than 20 persons per green, not including any staff or officials. That any persons on a bowling green not to be counted in the total number of persons allowed on the premises of a licensed club, as long as the number is restricted to 20 persons per green (excluding staff & officials).
For full information included in the circular.
Bowls Circular – Bowls NSW web page link.   Just in case the link expires –
Screen shot – Bowls NSW web page article re-easing of restrictions Page 1 Page 2
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2020 QRSLMBC BOWLS SUB COMMITTEE
Chair : Mark Ebsworth
Secretary: Leeanne Birch
Assist Secretary: Christine Walker
Committee Member: Judy Perry
Social Bowls Coordinator: Ilio Ellijas
Web Page: (Not committee member) John Birch.
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QRSLMBC LADIES WIN BOWLS ACT TRIPLES CHAMPIONSHIPS.
Our Ladies Julie Hancock, Marta Kavas & Catherine Hunt.
Congratulations to the QRSLMBC Ladies Triples Team in winning the 2020 Bowls ACT Women Triples Championship against the strong Belconnen team. Our ladies will now represent the ACT @ the Australian Championships on the Gold Coast, September 2020.