* 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

Champion of Champions (Assoc. & Region)

M. Masters                                           3 times

R. Ingram                                                  5 times

Club History in pictures 1956 - Today

1990's

1970's

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

Committee Meeting 20 June 2013

Max Calder

Rosemary Read

Rex Alexander

Ray Brown

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

# 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.

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

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

# 17 April 1957 - Ladies Section of Club formed.

1950's

J. Richards                                           1 time

D. Evans                                                3 times

R. Broadbent                                            3 times

B. McNulty                                                1 time

D. Evans                                              8 times

A. Walker                                           11 times

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

#  MORE 1970'S HISTORY REQUIRED

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

1960's

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

Celebration Cake 50 years

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

S. Threadgold                                      3 times

E. Calder                                              5 times

MEN

R. Broadbent                                          12 times

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

1980's

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

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

OUTSTANDING CLUB CHAMPIONS

Ray Brown

Life Members 

F. Alexander                                         4 times

W. Ashby                                              3 times

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

# 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.

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

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

# November 1958 - Original Clubhouse officially opened.

Lindsay Wealands

Pauline O'Brien

A. Walker                                              3 times

M. Gray                                                 1 time

B. McNulty                                                3 times

G. Hobson                                                4 times

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

2000's

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

P. Gray                                                4 times

WOMEN

MEN

J. Richards                                           4 times

WOMEN

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

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

Norm Threadgold

Evelyn Calder

J. Mortimer                                          3 times

M. Rowswell                                              5 times

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