Doug (dec'd) and Coral Hope
have been members of the Drumcondra Bowling Club for forty seven years
and both have represented the State on numerous occasions. Doug was
presented with the Medal of Merit from the RVBA and is also a member of
the RVBA Hall of Fame.
On 30th August, 2008, the
Drumcondra Bowling Club celebrated the Season opening with the renaming
of their clubrooms as the Doug & Coral Hope Pavilion which was
officially opened by the Hon. Ian Trezise M.P.