* Denotes deceased

*W. Pollock                                                   *B. Broadbent                                 *J. Shelton                                                                           *E. Holley                                             *B. Broadbent (Mrs)                                                        *N. Lambeth,

*W. Ashby (Mrs)                                               *H. Alexander                     

 *B. McNulty                                                                         *S. Threadgold (Mrs)
 * F. Alexander (Mrs)                                                                        
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Rex Alexander

Lindsay Wealands

Pauline O'Brien

# Season 1986-87 - First Men's Triples competition began and is still running fortnightly at the club to the present day.

# Season 1982-83 - First Twilight Bowls competition in conjunction with the KWR Potato Festival.

#  MORE 1970'S HISTORY REQUIRED

# August 1993 - First discussions on changing to a synthetic green.

# Season 1977-78 Ann Walker represented Victoria and is the only member of the club to do so up til the present day.

# May 1980 - Grant from Shire of Cranbourne to erect shelters around the green.

1980's

1990's

1960's

# 25 Jan 1956 - INAUGURAL MEETING (16 men attended)

# 17 April 1957 - Ladies Section of Club formed.

# November 1958 - Original Clubhouse officially opened.

Committee Meeting 20 June 2013

Guests from Bowlsvic and PBD at the 50 year Anniversary celebrations (2006).

1950's

OUTSTANDING CLUB CHAMPIONS

Celebration Cake 50 years

B. McNulty                                                1 time

WOMEN

MEN

Champion of Champions (Assoc. & Region)

R. Ingram                                                  5 times

Club History in pictures 1956 - Today

# 1996-97 - West Gippsland Bowls Association Pennant Grand Final held at Koo Wee Rup.

# 1984 - Koo Wee Rup green used for West Gippsland Ladies Pairs Finals.

1970's

# July1968 - Original clubhouse demolished.  Work on new clubhouse commenced.

# August 1960 - West Gippsland Ladies Bowling Association formed.  Koo Wee Rup was an inaugural member.

# May 1967 - Koo Wee Rup and Lang Lang Clubs fund raising competition for charity (KWR hospital 1st recipient).  Now held on Melbourne Cup Day.

# 30 January 1960 - 1st Annual Australia Day Tournament.

# 24 April 1956 - 1st AGM. KWR joins West Gippsland BA.

# 5 February 1958 - 1st Opening Day of the Club (see article).

P. Gray                                                4 times

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Ray Brown

Evelyn Calder

M. Masters                                           3 times

MEN

R. Broadbent                                          12 times

# Season 2001-02 - Men's section joined Peninsula Bowling Association after West Gippsland Association disbanded.

Rosemary Read

Rex Alexander

B. McNulty                                                3 times

G. Hobson                                                4 times

M. Rowswell                                              5 times

# Season 2003-04 - Koo Wee Rup Green officially named Broadbent Green in recognition of the work of Ben and Bron Broadbent for the Koo Wee Rup Club.

# September 1996 - Koo Wee Rup green voted "Best" in West Gippsland Bowls Association.

# 2011 - Laying of synthetic green. (See photo line marking)

E. Calder                                              5 times

F. Alexander                                         4 times

D. Evans                                              8 times

# Season 2004-05 - Ladies section joined Peninsula Bowling Association after West Gippsland Association disbanded.

2000's

Norm Threadgold

J. Richards                                           1 time

J. Richards                                           4 times

A. Walker                                           11 times

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R. Broadbent                                            3 times

W. Ashby                                              3 times

WOMEN

Copyright 2013. Koo Wee Rup Bowling Club. All rights reserved.

Peter Stevens

Ray Brown

D. Evans                                                3 times

Life Members 

M. Gray                                                 1 time

S. Threadgold                                      3 times

A. Walker                                              3 times

J. Mortimer                                          3 times

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