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The W&D District Mens Competition Finals were held here at Berkhamsted on Friday evening (30th Aug) and from 10:00 am on Saturday 31st August.  A very successful day both on & off the green.

 

 

The Finals Results  can be seen on the The W&DBA web-site by clicking HERE.


 100 Club Draws 

August 2019

1st prize – Jane Low (73)

2nd prize – Helen Sims (12)

3rd prize – Joan Luther (8)


Social Programme News

Our 2018-19 Winter Programme has come to a close and once again we congratulate Sheila for producing a varied and successful programme.

Social Events Co-ordinator: Sheila Bell via sheila_sorley@hotmail.co.uk; 01442 866463 or 07530 246890.

Remember keep up to date by regularly checking our  Winter Activities and Club Members Information pages. 

 Also for more pictures, information & news bulletins don’t forget to check out our albums of images, our Facebook page and also send us a tweet on Twitter!


 About our Club

By being named ‘National Club of the Year’ in 2015 by the governing body Bowls England we have been recognised as one of the best Bowls Clubs in England.

We are a lawn green bowling club based in central Berkhamsted, providing a highly popular and skilful game for all ages and abilities to enjoy.

  • We are located in a beautiful and vibrant setting close to the town high street with the Grand Union Canal and open park area providing an idyllic backdrop.
  • Our playing season runs from late April to late September and currently provides outdoor sport and leisure to 120 members with a social programme running indoors throughout the winter months in our spacious clubhouse.
  • We welcome any member of the public to come in and have a go at various times throughout the season and also offer hugely reduced fees to new members.
  • Whether it’s enjoying a drink and a friendly game or playing good competitive bowls through to national standard you can have them both.

We encourage all ages, abilities and sexes to come and play, try our new equipment, meet our friendly members and enjoy a new experience.

It’s a perfect game for sharing with others, making new friends and helping to improve your health.

We are across the bridge from Waitrose next to the play park.

For more details click  Join Us Now >>> or phone John on 01442 866463.


Club Clothing

We now have a full set of new club clothing with the ZOTI logo. These items can be obtained from Brian Ralphs (07837 466531). To see what’s on offer click here.


BE A CLUB SPONSOR !

The Club is actively seeking sponsors. If you would be interested in supporting or sponsoring the club then please visit Sponsorship in the NEWS menu.

Club Competitions

We had an excellent Finals weekend on the 6th/7th & 8th September; the weather played ball and there was some very high quality bowling on an excellently prepared green.  Thanks to all who helped make the weekend a very enjoyable success.

This year’s Roll of Honour is below (use the zoom facility if needed!)

2019 RollofHonour

Congratulations to the Winners and Commiserations to the Runners Up.

All the Round results are on our 2019 Internal competitions page.


Yes, Yes Yes!!!!!!

2019 W&D Ladies Jubilee Cup Winners

Not to be outdone Our Ladies emulated the men (see below) by winning a pulsating Jubilee Cup final at Croxley Guild B.C. beating Herts A by two shots.

 Anne Furlong & team proudly display the Jubilee Cup.

2019 W&D Mens Griffin Cup Winners

Massive congrats to our Men for winning this season’s W&D Mens Griffin Cup Final on Sat Aug 3rd.

The semi-finals in the morning saw us beat Croxley Guild and Gerrards Cross beat Bushey to set up a Berkhamsted/Gerrards Cross Final in the afternoon. We weren’t favourites but the fighting spirit came through and that saw us across the line to win this competition for the first time in our history

In their first year in the Men’s Watford Veterans Outdoor Bowls League we have secured promotion from Division 3.  

Well done to all of our players who have played in these competitions.


External Competitions

W&D Ladies  Competitions 

Carole Dunn, Anne Furlong and Jackie Cormack were Runners Up in the Triples competition. 

W& D Mens Competitions – Finalists

Kevin Clarke won the Mens Singles, the Past Presidents Singlesand the Champion of Champions Singles – 3 from 3.  

Jack Bunting & Tony Howard won the Mens Pairs 

Tony Howard & Trefor Jenkins were Runners-Up in the Australian Pairs.

Jack Bunting won the U25 Singles and the U18 Singles where his brother Toby was the Runner-Up.

The Finals Results can be seen by clicking here.


Recent Match Results

24 Aug Princes Risborough (H): W: 122 – 103;
28 Aug Chalfont St. Giles (A) L: 101 – 65; 
1 Sep 2.30 Aylesbury (A) W: 67 – 66;

Forthcoming Fixtures

Fri 13 Sep 2.45 Kings Langley (H) Dacorum C.S. + 2MXD;
Sat 14 Sep 2.45 Kitcheners (H): 4MXD;
Wed 18 Sep 2.30 Wendover (A): 5MXT;


 

 

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