Branch Championships - Thankyou

Thank you to all our members that assisted with the successful running of the 2013 Junior and Senior Illawarra Branch Championships hosted by Bulli over the past two weekends.

On both these days, our members worked tirelessly from 5.30am fulfilling duties such as as arena setup and pull down, IRB personnel, water safety, patrol members, work party, BBQ helpers/drink sales, parking attendants, officials meal organisers, carnival officials, cup cake sellers and the list goes on....too many to name individually.

It really was an outstanding display of a club working together as ONE! and each and everyone of you should be very proud of making the event the success it was.

On the competition front, we had kids from U8s through to our over 50s masters race in individual and team events and did the club proud.  Too many results to name in the email.  Results will be recorded in the annual report at the end of the season.  Our nippers finished 2nd and Seniors 1st with the club winning the overall pointscore for the 8th consecutive season.  Every athlete contributed to this great result and their sportsmanship was clearly to the forefront.


Building Fund Raffle winners

Thank you to everybody that supported our Bulli Surf Life Saving Building Fund Raffle drawn on Sunday night after the Senior Branch Championships. All proceeds will go towards our proposed building extensions for the future development of our members needs.

1st Prize won by Tim Gordon ticket number 9549

EnVie Fitness Training Program (12 months indoor & outdoor) plus range of Bulli Surf Life Saving 100th year clothing


Total Prize valued at $1,500


2nd Prize won by Jim Brownlee ticket number 8577

Balgownie World Travel voucher and Australian Distillery Company 151 Vodka & Gun Alley Whiskey -


Total Prize valued at $700



3rd Prize won by Karen Lie ticket number 6854

Carlton United Breweries Pack & Garry Birdsall Surfing in the 70’s Limited Edition Print

Total Prize valued at $300 


Branch Championships - helpers required

What a great success last Saturday was with the club hosting the Junior Illawarra Branch Surf Life Saving Championships, thank you to all our volunteers that helped in the preparations and on the day.

And now, we do it all again, this Sunday 17 February for Senior Branch Championships at Bulli Beach.

We require:

1.  Parking attendants 6.30am to 9am...Surf Club and Shamrocks.

2.  Drink sellers 8am to 12noon  12noon to finish approx 4pm

3.  Carnival arena and tent setup 5.30am to 8am

4.  Working party from 8am...  boat and main carnival area.... on standby during the carnival to assist on beach with any arena changes

5.  Food helpers... packing and distributing food to officials etc  from 9am to 3pm

6.  Carnival arena and tent take down at end of carnival approx 4pm

7.  Extra Patrol members 8.30 to 12 noon and 12noon to finish approx 4pm

8.  IRB Drivers and Crew.

Helpers to wear club attire, if possible.  We do have some Bulli workparty shirts available.

If you are a qualified patrol member, please wear full patrol gear.

Thank you to the members that have already committed to help on Sunday.

Please reply asap to if you can give some time on Sunday.


Building Fund Raffle to be drawn this Sunday Night

The 'Building Fund Raffle' which was to be drawn last night is now being drawn at Bulli Workers Club this Sunday night (7pm) after the Senior Branch Championships at Bulli Beach.

If members still have tickets & cash to return you can do one of the following;

1. See Keith Caldwell at the beach on Thursday & Friday afternoons this week from 5pm-7pm

2. Drop them off to 114 Farrell Road Bulli (Barry & Denise Adams) up until Saturday

3. Bring tickets to the beach this Sunday

4. Bring them to the Bulli Workers Club Sunday night prior to 7pm.  


Bulli Men's A crew claim ASRL title

BULLI’S A Men's crew dominated to take home the main event at the Australian Surf Rowers League Australian Open at Stockton Beach on Sunday.

A one-metre swell, a 15-knot easterly breeze and bright sunshine set the scene for the action on the final day, as competitors faced a challenging offshore sand bank 100metres from the start.

In the six-boat, 400-metre A men’s final, Bulli converted a boat-length lead at the turn into a comfortable win racing away from Palm Beach & Bateman's Bay to claim the Australian Surf Rowers League (ASRL) title. Well done to Paul Jones, Dean Roberts, Heath Mercer, Ben Lowe & Dan Porra.

Our U23 Women known as 'The Big Rigs' raced unreal to place 2nd in their division. Well done to Shane Geloven, Sheree Gallagher, Olivia Krowka, Elizabeth Walker & Kelsey Clements.

Our U19 Men during the course of the 3 day carnival raced for NSW in the interstate series and came away a close 2nd. Good effort boys Shane Geloven, Iszak Lunney, Kyle Mercer, Albert Smeaton & Tobias Allnutt.