Northern Territory Carnivals

Dates for the 2024 NT Carnivals will be published on this page as soon as they are finalised.

The 2023 Carnivals are complete. The club flyers are attached below to provide a guide on what events may be available in 2024.

For more information and to Enter the Darwin Bowls Club Carnival CLICK HERE

For more information to Enter the Arms Open Cup, CLICK HERE

For more information and to Enter events in the Nightcliff Carnival CLICK HERE

August 2019 -Top End Bowls Carnivals still a drawcard for Interstate Bowlers after 40 years.

For several weeks Bowlers from all States in Australia and from as far away as New Zealand have converged on Darwin for the annual Top End Bowls Carnivals.   Champion Bowlers flew in to compete,including Scott Chamberlain and Scottie DeJong from the Goldcoast, Ian Taylor from NSW, Barry Hooker from BrokenHill, a large contingent from Wanneroo in WA and a huge number of players fromVictorian Clubs.

Darwin Bowls Club Carnival has grown in recent years and is now a Ranked Event with Bowls Australia and winners achieve Ranking Points in the National Rankings.

The Ladies and Men’s Carnivals have been hosted by Nightcliff Sports and Bowls Club and Darwin Bowls and Social Club and have been running for over forty years. The Club’s rely on the support and sponsorship of many community organisations toensure a successful Carnival including Bendigo Bank, the Buff Club, NT General Stores, Ratatouile Bistro, Fuse Hair and many of our local Tourist Destinations have donated vouchers.

The Darwin Men’s Carnival concluded with local champion, Trystan Smallacombe taking out the Men’s Singles title against up and coming Jonathon Carr from Darwin Bowls Club.

The Nightcliff Mens Carnival has seen some excellent performances from one of Nightcliff’s young guns, 15-year-old Stanley Cox who made it to the Quarter Finals in the Men’s Singles and finished fourth in the Men’s Fours and Triples. He was beaten by Gary Chilcott from Dromana. Gary had drawn Trystan Smallacombe in the Semi and in the other Semi Nightcliff Bowlers Andrew Whiteand Mark Malagoski played off for a spot in the Final.

Mark Malagoski won against Trystan Smallacombe in the final of the Nightcliff Mens Carnival Singles.

Darwin Men’s Results

Singles: Winner: Trystan Smallacombe       Runner Up:  Jonathan Carr  Semi Finalists: Scott DeJong and Ian Smith

Fours, Winners: Bob Milic, Rob Stephens, Graham Schaedel and Rex Heins                  Runners up: Peter Brady, Les Wilkinson, Ian Hammond and Barry Hogan     

Pairs, Winners: Greg Sawtell and Ian Taylor                                                                                     Runners up: Graham Schaedel and Barry Beaumont    

Semi Finalists: Stan Smolski and Mal Trattles,  Ray McIllvray and Bill Roelofs

Nightcliff Men’s Results

Fours, Winners: Mark Malagoski, Steve Douglas, Greg Smith and Barry Beaumont.    Runners up: Red Edwards, Brett Eade,Kerry Hayes and Warren Corowa.

Triples, Winners: Wayne Coyle, Graeme Schaedel, Bob Milac.                                          Runnersup: Echo Widermanski, Ian Hammond and Gary Cox

Pairs, Winners: Andrew White and Trevor Exton.   Runnersup: Michael Bryan and Tom Beauglehole. Semi Finalists:  Alan Crook and Geoff Harnel, Ian Taylor and Greg Sawtell.

Singles Winner: Marc Malagoski  Runner Up: Trystan Smallacombe Semi Finalists: Gary Chilcott & Andrew White.

Nightcliff Ladies Results

Triples, Winners: Jenny Redshaw, Maree Matters and Jen Sullivan.                               Runners up: Sue Aumann, Jill Tiller and Karen Lane.

Pairs, Winners: Catherine Farrell and JenSullivan.                                                               Runners up: Carolyn Smolski and Colleen Orr

Fours, Winners: Liz Beale, Deb Vallance, Barb Harnell and Yvonne Smolenaar              Runners up: Sue Aumann, Jill Tiller, Anita Rhook and Elice Crisp.

Darwin Bowls Club NT General Stores Ladies Singles Winner: Colleen Orr.  Runner Up:  Bronwyn Chandler Semi Finalists: Karen Lane and Siobhan Tootell.