Despite a very wet start, the 2019 Club Competitions proved to be an enjoyable day for both players and spectators alike, with a very high standard of bowling throughout.
The final results are as follows:
Winner. Bill Pearce.
Runner Up. Russel Beint.
2 Wood Singles:
Winner. Marc Jones.
Runner Up. Ian Wilmot.
Barney Fernandes Trophy:
Winner. Mickey Pearce.
Runner Up. Dean Draper.
Winner. Colin Wilkinson.
Runner Up. Bill Pearce.
Winner. Carl Fernandes.
Runner Up. Bill Pearce.
Winners. Nic Jansen/Jon Slip.
Runners Up. Frances Eccott/Steve Herridge.
Winner. Dean Draper.
Runner Up. Jon Slip.
Below is a selection of the winners and runners-up receiving their trophies from Swindon Bowls Club President, Robert Hiles.
The range of Club clothing consists of a shirt, sweatshirt, rain jacket, fleece lined rain jacket and a tracksuit jacket.
If you are interested in buying an item of SBC clothing, or have any queries, will you please contact Andy Watson on 01793 725976 or 07771 632889.
The Club’s Facebook page can be found by searching Facebook for
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There is also a Facebook closed group for Club members and this page can be found by searching for
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Swindon Bowls Club Ladies S&D played a home match against Harrow on Thursday 27th June.
The weather was superb and a great time was had by all.
Thank you to everyone that took part.
I would like to thank everyone who came and supported the Thursday night cards.
Another fun filled success throughout the winter months, with many Fish and Chip suppers enjoyed by all, and raising £340 for charity.
See you soon.
A large number of our members attended the Opening of the Green for our 2019 season.
Good food, a raffle and fine weather helped to make this long awaited event a great success and everybody present had a lovely afternoon of bowling.
The first bowls of the season were bowled by Alison White and Bob Hiles, our Ladies and Mens Presidents.
Photographs courtesy of Nic Jansen
The winning team of this years Floodlit competition, sponsored by A C Watson & Son, Building Contractors, is Swindon Bowls Club’s very own “No More Vices”. The squad was Carl, Mickey, Will, Dean and Scotty.
Well done guys.
Also, well done to Highworth B on reaching the final and our losing semi-finalists, Highworth A and Swindon Bowls Club’s “The Yardsticks”.
Thank you again to everyone that played throughout the week, Jim and Christine for organising the event, all of you who helped behind the bar, in the kitchen, serving the refreshments, clearing up and any other helping hand I’ve missed.
It’s been a yet another great success and hopefully we’ll see you all next year.
To All Swindon Bowls Club Members.
As many of you will know, our recent Ron West Trophy Tournament was yet again an outstanding success. The weather was kind to us, there were some excellent matches played and everyone involved had a good time.
As a result of this years event, the Club was able to donate £162 to both MacMillan Cancer Support and the Alzheimer’s Society and letters of thanks from both charities are on display on the noticeboard in the clubhouse.
Congratulations go to this years winner, Mrs Jean McCaffery, who also won this tournament in 2017. An incredible achievement, well done Jean.
Sincere thanks must also go to Derek Caddy, Bill Pearce and all the other members involved in making this tournament a huge success.