The annual Charity Trophy started the season. It came to an early end due to heavy rain. Scores were carried forward to the pavilion for dominoes. Our Charity this year is the Royal National Lifeboat Institution , £68 was raised, more will be added later.
Ladies v Gents -
A very warm afternoon with the event changed from the normal triples, to Drawn Pairs
Commonwealth Games style. Three woods each Ladies Winners -
Home Match on Saturday 9 June v Luton West End.
A closely fought match with one of our Rinks losing 8 shorts on the last two ends When the Skips had counted and verified the scores West End Skip announced that Lancaster Avenue had won by one point. Kevin McCarthy had the Top Rink.
Australian Pairs -
8 Pairs contested this annual event and the Club Captains Pat Moore and Maureen Swainson came out as winners, with Roger Slaney and David Crumplin runners up. Photo of the winners on the Photo page.
President’s Cup -
A new competition this year set up by President Les Smith. I was 7 ends drawn on
the day, with a straight knock out.The Plate competition was for those who lost their
first round matches. For photos of both events -
Captains Day 2018 -
Men’s Monday Triples -
Monday 23 July 2018 at Barton. Our in form team stunned the League leaders by taking both Rinks, winning the contest 34 to 21 giving them 10 League points.
Teams: Pat Moore, Roger Slaney, Stan Pedder;
John Emerson, David Crumplin, Adrian Cook. No photos , just happy memories.
Drawn Pairs Competition 13 August 2018
After two cancellations due to the weather, the Drawn Pairs competition has now been played with John Millard and Linda O’Brien beating Pat Moore and David Crumplin in the final. The ‘Bowl’ winners, Kevin McCarthy and Tina Slaney with Maureen Swainson and Roger Slaney in second place. photos see More Photos page.
Friday Tripled Event 2018
Winners : by 2 shots Roger & Tina Slaney, Roger Camp, Malcolm Beeney, David Crumplin, Jack Allison. Wooden Spoon, David Bye, Stan Pedder, Adrian Cook, Bernard & Rachel Perry. For winner and wooden spoon photos see photo page.
Memorial Trophy 2018 Saturday 18 August 2018
Twenty two players on the day, three pair rinks, with Rink 3 triples.
Winners; John Emerson, Roger Slaney, Bernard Perry
Photos show tournament action, the winners, drawing for rinks, the presentation in the pavilion followed after the bowls had finished and then fish and chips to follow to the day. We were pleased to see President Les Smith, Jack and Joan Allison, Eric and Lily Burke and Norma Doran. All joined us the the meal