There is a 9-rink green situated in the northwest corner of the cricket outfield. This is in use during the summer months and can also be in operation at certain times in the winter. It has nine rinks with an excellent playing surface.
HKCC is represented by two Men’s teams and one Ladies', the main Hong Kong Lawn Bowls Association Premier League season being in the summer months. There is also a Winter League.
During the year, various competitions are featured, including Club Championships, the famous John Younghusband Trophy and 1st July Handover Competition. There is also a popular programme for newcomers to the sport, "Lawn Bowls for Beginners" and other Social Matches such as "Bare Foot" Lawn Bowls".
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Club lawn bowlers have been known to hold Wapinschaws throughout the Summer months.
What is a Wapinschaw?
From the August 1986 "Greenun", Lord Dinwiddie explains…
Members of the Club - and of the General Committee - have often asked the meaning, origin and use of this word. For the benefit of those whose knowledge of our language is only moderate, or fair, I enclose a Cyclopaedian definition:
In view of the para-military and possibly unlawful implications of this definition, your General Committee is rightly apprehensive about permitting such assemblies of lawn bowlers on the Club premises. Indeed, these could prejudice the continuation of your recreational lease from the government and constitute a mis-use of the facilities.
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