Jeanette Hill to be inducted into Bowls SA Hall of Fame

by Marketing on April 21, 2021

Jeanette Hill’s great list of achievements within the sport of lawn bowls at club, state and international level will be acknowledged at the upcoming Bowls SA awards night with her induction into the Bowls SA Hall of Fame.

Jeanette, who was Australian cap number 60, represented her country in three Trans-Tasman series in both Australia and New Zealand, winning two gold medals and an overall medal.

She also represented Australia in many International Tests at home and in New Zealand.

2004 saw Jeanette playing in the Bowls Australia Sides Championships in Moama, NSW, having also competed in the Bowls Australia Super Singles and winning a silver medal.

She is also a former silver medallist in the Bowls Australia Champion of Champion Singles.

Jeanette represented South Australia in the Australian Fours and twice finished third at the prestigious Tweed Heads Golden Nugget, along with winning the invitational Kingscliff Classic Pairs.

Having first represented South Australia in 1993/94 season, she played for SA in every state and territory, in well over 100 games.

Since the amalgamation of SAWBA and RSABA she has been assigned South Australian cap number 2.

Her last campaign was in 2010 at the National Round Robin series at Holdfast Bay SA, resulting in a successful series and a much-valued silver medal.

She also won a State Champion of Champion Singles title, four State Singles championships, three State Triples championships, one champion of champion pairs title and two State Fours titles.

Jeanette has won numerous club titles, including 10 club singles championships.

She also filled the role of state selector for a period of time and she was always very supportive, and extremely positive to her girls.

Jeanette is a current member of the Kensington Marryatville Bowling Club, after beginning her bowling career at Parkside, followed by stints at Beaumont, Holdfast Bay and West Lakes.

She is still an integral member and skips a rink in the first side and currently considered to be one of the most consistent and determined of players, always giving 100 percent.

To get your tickets booked for the awards night, click here or contact the Bowls SA on 8234 7544 or email