Bowls club honours Baguleys


Lawn time member: Frank Baguley and Claire Baskett prepare for the upcoming three day bowling carnival at Edithvale Bowling Club. Picture: Gary Sissons

A THREE-DAY carnival of bowls and more will be held in early April in honour of two longtime members of the Edithvale Bowling Club.

The Baguley Carnival, named after long-time members Frank and Isabel Baguley, will take place at the bowling club on 6-8 April.

There will be a total of $4500 in prize money be up for grabs.

The carnival begins on Friday 6 April with a mixed tournament, followed by a men’s tournament on Saturday, and a women’s tournament on Sunday.

The tournament is named after the Baguleys, whose name has been associated with the Edithvale Bowling Club for nearly forty years. Frank Baguley is still an active bowler at the age of 94, practising in his own rink set up in his home.

The deadline for entry is 23 March, with teams able to register before then at a cost of $60.

Entry forms are available from the Edithvale Bowling Club at 109 Edithvale Road, Edithvale.

See online or call Rob Leitch at 0402 450 764.

First published in the Chelsea Mordialloc Mentone News – 7 March 2018

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