While we played a roll-up with the Aston Martin Owners Club of Belgium, one of their members whipped out this drone and filmed us.
The 81 Trophy Gala There were a couple of light showers, but nothing stopped the high quality bowls yesterday. Twenty teams participated, one from as far as West Ealing in London, and competed for a first prize of £500. Lots of fun was had, and friends made. The winners were Richard Moules's team from Vines Park, Droitwich, the runners-up Arthur Stretton's team from Telford.
Come and Try Lawn Green Bowling – Open Week Monday 24 April to Friday 28 April 2.00pm to 8pm each day Broadway Bowling Club has been running for 98 years and provides a beautiful and peaceful setting to play bowls on one of the most pampered greens in England. The club invites you to have a go and try the sport and to view the club’s facilities during our Open Week. You will find the gentle sport Enjoyable Socially Rewarding Healthy Satisfying Make New Friends All you need is a pair of flat soled shoes – we will provide everything else for you to be able to have a go Just turn up on the day of your choosing or ring Avril [...]
ANDY WALTERS NARROWLY FAILS TO WIN MENS NATIONAL SINGLES TITLE Playing 6 games over two days Andy Walters fell at the last hurdle as he sought to win the National Singles title for the 2nd time in 3 years at Leamington Spa. He started with a comprehensive 21-3 victory over Nigel Cansdale (Gloucs) before Ed Elmore from Warboys BC in Huntingdonshire gave him a much sterner test going down 21-16. In the 3rd round he faced Phil Margerrison from Nafferton BC on Yorkshire who provided little opposition as Andy won 21-6 to reach the quarter finals. The next day he started with a game versus David Forster Jnr and came through 21-19 in a close game. The semi final would prove a really tough test [...]
NATIONAL TITLE FOR WALTERS AND STANTON Andy Walters & Amy Stanton succeeded in winning the National Mixed Pairs competition at Leamington over the Bank Holiday weekend. Over three days they overcame Kim & Tim Eales from Maidenhead Town in Buckinghamshire by 22-8 on Friday, before overwhelming Alex Jacobs & Ian Higgins from Box in Wiltshire 34-14 on Saturday morning to reach the semi final where they met Ross Tomlinson & Emma Felce from St Neots Town in Cambridgeshire. In the closest game so far they managed to edge home by 1 shot 20-19 to reach the final where they would meet Sylvia Bloomfield & Tim Mould from Connaught Club in Essex. For the first 16 ends there was nothing between either pair [...]
Broadway Win National Title After 3 appearances in the final stages of the Tony Allcock Trophy over the last 3 years, Broadway Bowling Club finally got their hands on the trophy at the third time of asking. On Saturday afternoon they played Marden BC from Kent winning by 45-38. Steve Aldren scored heavily in the last 6 ends to win by 29-19 whilst John Oliver had a much closer tussle eventually losing 19-16. On a cloudy Sunday morning they faced Dorset in the semi final and both rinks won, Aldren by 21-17 and Oliver by 20-13 to put them into the final for the 2nd time in three years where they would face Yeovil BC from Somerset who won their semi [...]