ABC
Club History

Club Timeline

Alphington Bowling Club was founded on 11 September, 1921. Early records show that a team from ABC played an Australian team in January 1923. The Alphington Ladies Bowls Club was founded in 1928 and has been Darebin’s most successful club, having won numerous Division 1 titles and boasting Victorian and Australian representatives.

1921
ABC Foundation
ABC played an Australian team in January 1923.
1921
1928
Ladies Foundation
The Alphington Ladies Bowls Club was founded in 1928.
1928
1935-36
Premiers
ABC wins its first premiership (both men and ladies).
1935-36
1940-41
Pennant
ABC wins the Ladies B Grade Pennant.
1940-41
1942-43
Pennant
ABC wins the Ladies A Grade pennant.
1942-43
1947-48
Pennant & Premiership
BC wins the Division 4 Pennant & Premiership.
1947-48
1950-51
Champion Titles
ABC bowlers were crowned Singles Champion, Champion of Champions, Fours Champions and Novice Champion of Victoria.
1950-51
1952-53
Pennant
ABC men win the Pennant.
1952-53
1953-54
Pennant
ABC men win the Pennant.
1953-54
1963-64
Pennant
ABC wins the Ladies Div 1 Pennant.
1963-64
1964-65
Pennant
ABC wins the Ladies Div 5 Pennant.
1964-65
1968-69
Pennant
ABC wins the Ladies Div 1 Pennant.
1968-69
1970-71
Pennant & Premiership
ABC wins the Division B2 Pennant & Premiership.
1970-71
1975-76
Pennant & Reserve Metropolitan Fours
ABC wins the Pennant & Reserve Metropolitan Fours.
1975-76
1979-80
Pennant
ABC wins the Pennant.
1979-80
1990-91
Pennant
ABC wins the RVBA Division 11 and VLBA Division A2 Pennants.
1990-91
1992-93
Pennant
ABC wins the VLBA Division E Pennant.
1992-93
1996-97
Pennant
ABC wins the VLBA C Grade Pennant.
1996-97
1998-99
Pennant
ABC wins the VBA Division 8 pennant.
1998-99
2003-04
Pennant
ABC wins the RVBA Division 8 Pennant.
2003-04
2004-05
Pennant
ABC wins the VLBA Division B2 Pennant.
2004-05
2008-09
Pennant
ABC wins the RVBA Division 5 Pennant.
2008-09
2009-10
Pennant
ABC wins the RVBA Division 5 & VLBA Division B1 flags.
2009-10
2012-13
Pennant
ABC wins the RVBA Division 4 Pennant.
2012-13
2014-15
Champion of Champions
Greg Payne wins the title champion of champions.
2014-15
2015-16
Pennant
ABC wins the BV Div 4 Pennant.
ABC also wins winter Pennant Div 2 flag.
2015-16
2016-17
Pennant
BV Div 6 finalist (promoted to Div 5)
Peter Livingstone wins the title Region Novice champion
2016-17
2017-18
Pennant
BV Div 3 finalist
BV Div 5 finalist (promoted to Div 4)
2017-18