Zone 9 - Sydney Northern District Bowls
An introduction to Champions League
Viewers with an interest in elite bowls will be interested to learn of a new Sydney competition - Champions League- which has been introduced following the demise of Premier League.
The competition, designed along the lines of Premier League is the initiative of several Sydney bowling clubs. There are 8 clubs in the competition -
Mt. Lewis Lions
NSW Institute of Sport All Stars
The Hills Hornets
The format is 3 rinks of Fours - Male or Female - playing 21 ends in 3 sets of 7 ends. 1 point is awarded per set win and 9 points for the master board - a total of 18 points per game. Each side may have up to 4 marquee players.
The competition commenced last weeken, 24th August and runs through to the finals to be played at Merrylands on 13th & 14th October.Each team plays every other team once.
Games this weekend are: Friday 6pm Warilla vs NSWIS
Saturday 1pm Belrose vs NSWIS
2pm The Hills vs Towradgi
6pm Mt Lewis vs Roselands
Sunday 10am Roselands vs Belrose
The competition is sponsored by Henselite Bowls.
More details and progress scores can be accessed at www.championsleague.lawnbowlsonline.net.au
Playing for Belrose on Saturday are Commonwealth Gold medallist Mark Jacobson, Shaun Thompson & Brent Norman. All bowlers are invited to what will be a great game.