2021 Pennants

Bowls NSW State Pennant Finals Grade 1 – 7: Friday 16 July to Sunday 18th July

Competition Overview

The NSW State Pennant Competition is the oldest event on the NSW Calendar. The first pennant finals were played in 1865 – 96 season and the competition is widely regarded as the ultimate club sides championship for all players in every grade.

There are 7 grades of NSW Pennant with winning and runner up club’s receiving a Pennant and players, reserves, manager & coach likewise receiving Winner or Runner Up badges.

Grade 1 winning clubs also receive the prestigious John Young Shield as recognition of been State Grade 1 Champions.

NSW Pennant sees 3 rinks of four players battle it out through Zone competitions to become Zone Champions and earn the right to play-off against their fellow Zone winners from across the state in NSW Grades 1 – 7 Pennant Finals each year.

To view details, draws and schedules for each grade pennant, please click on corresponding Pennant flag image below;

The competition plays off in a Sides event of 12 players. Grade 1 is administered by the State Match Committee in conjunction with local Zone Match Committees.  The Zone Match Committees administer Grades 2 to 7 with the assistance of the State Match Committee.


To view 2021 Bowls NSW State Grade 1 – 7 Pennant Final draws click here.