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Vicki Arbon

State: South Australia

Club: Prospect Broadview Bowling Club

Bowl Used: Edge Raptor

Why do you use Edge Bowls? Fortunate to be sponsored with them and very happy with Raptor Bowls and have had success with them. 

How and when did you start bowling? Filled in with night owls and was hooked ever since. Have been playing for approximately 12 years. 

Career Achievements:  I have been selected in the Women’s State bowls for the last 5 years and have been chosen as a skipper in the last Nationals.

  • State Prestige Medley
  • Selected in VIC v SA Tests
  • Premier 1 Women’s Pennant 3 times since being with my club
  • Club Singles in the last 2 seasons
  • Club Pairs in the last 2 seasons
  • Club Mixed Pairs in the last 2 seasons
  • State Women’s Triples 2019
  • Selected in our new competition for the last 2 seasons in our Super League series
  • Two times finalist in the Women’s State Representative Player of the Year - 2016-2017 and 2018-2019

Which bowlers do you enjoy playing with or against? I enjoy playing with my team mates, but the ultimate is playing against the best when we go to the Nationals. 

What would you do if you weren’t bowling? Playing golf.

What is your biggest accomplishment in bowls to date? Playing for my State and winning the State Women’s Triples. 

What would be your ultimate bowls achievement? Keep playing for my State and winning a State Singles Title. 

Do you have any heroes or people who inspire you? I feel heroes are someone who saves lives. People who inspire me are humble champions and just get on with the job no matter what it is. 

Do you have a saying or motto that you live your life by? My saying would be don’t use the word can’t for me no such word is can’t . I always say you CAN. Always treat people as you would like to be treated. 

What song best describes your work ethic? When the going gets tough, the tough get going.  


What’s the most interesting, non-bowls related thing about you? Before Bowls took over my life, I use to be a State and Division 1 tennis player and played for many years. I have many hobbies and love looking after our 1 year old granddaughter.