Club History in pictures 1956 - Today

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

2000's

1990's

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.

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

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

# 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.

# 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.

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

# 17 April 1957 - Ladies Section of Club formed.

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

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J. Richards                                           1 time

D. Evans                                                3 times

M. Rowswell                                              5 times

WOMEN

#  MORE 1970'S HISTORY REQUIRED

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

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

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

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

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P. Gray                                                4 times

A. Walker                                              3 times

M. Gray                                                 1 time

MEN

R. Broadbent                                          12 times

# 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.

1980's

1960's

# November 1958 - Original Clubhouse officially opened.

Ray Brown

Evelyn Calder

J. Mortimer                                          3 times

D. Evans                                              8 times

Lindsay Wealands

Champion of Champions (Assoc. & Region)

B. McNulty                                                3 times

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

Pauline O'Brien

Rosemary Read

E. Calder                                              5 times

R. Ingram                                                  5 times

* 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

S. Threadgold                                      3 times

A. Walker                                           11 times

Rex Alexander

Max Calder

M. Masters                                           3 times

G. Hobson                                                4 times

Life Members 

WOMEN

W. Ashby                                              3 times

Peter Stevens

Ray Brown

B. McNulty                                                1 time

F. Alexander                                         4 times

R. Broadbent                                            3 times

J. Richards                                           4 times

Norm Threadgold

MEN

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