Beyonce Seniors Wave Bye To Bowls Club

Elderly women get "In Formation"

30 October 2017

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Who could forget the dancing elderly ladies from Melbourne, who got "in formation" and did their best Beyonce in a bid to save the Chadstone Bowls Club:


Sadly, their sing-a-long to Beyonce's hit "all the single ladies" didn't help them keep their 59-year-old club.

Three ladies from the club - Terry Foster, 82, Janine Halls, 82, and Wyn Hewett, 72 - starred in the video which went viral and won them fan mail from as far away as United States and Vietnam.

On Monday night in a heated meeting, Stonnington councillors voted in favour of going ahead with developing a masterplan for a proposed $30-million multipurpose stadium, at the Percy Treyvauld Memorial Park in Malvern East, meaning the original bowls club and green would go.

The plan is to build four indoor netball courts and incorporate a lawn bowls club with a synthetic pitch, but without a clubhouse or the ability for the bowls members to compete against other clubs.

Up to 400 people packed into the Malvern Town Hall for the council meeting last night with the council stating a feasibility study which addressed the needs of netball and basketball which are sports that are especially popular among females.

One of the club members Denise, phoned Fox FM this morning, vowing to carry on their fight and take it through the courts.

"We have already thought about releasing another video to fund our legal fight," she told Fifi, Fev & Byron.

"We may be old but we are resilient," Denise added.

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