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Welcome to 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.

 

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100 Club Draw October 2017

1st Prize: Gill Howells (104)
2nd Prize: Jill Challis (16)
3rd Prize: David Biggerstaff (9)


2017-2018 Winter Activities Programme

Our outdoor bowling season is  over, so we now look forward to our Winter Activities; the programme currently being developed is displayed below.

2017-2018WinterActivities

If you’ve suggestions for activities to help us get through the winter don’t hesitate to contact our

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

Remember keep up to date by regularly checking our  Winter Activities,  DiaryClub Members Information and Match Details 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!

 


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 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.


Club Competitions – Finals

Our Club Competition Finals took place on the 9th and 10th September; detailed results can be found by clicking here;  but the Roll of Honour follows:
2017 Roll of Honour

Congratulations to the Winners;  Commiserations to the Runners-Up (maybe next year!)

As usual our intrepid photographer was on hand to capture some images of the two days; they can be viewed here.

Watford & District Finals Day, Saturday 2nd September: Mixed fortunes for our players

The 2017  W&D Ladies Officers’ Singles Champion is Lesley Brown who defeated Jill Willis (Tring) at Abbots Langley B.C.

However our 2016 W & D Men’s Pairs Champions – David Brown & Kevin Clarke – were unable to retain their title narrowly losing 17-18 to Dennis and Justin Horwood from Mill End.

 

 Berkhamsted 2 Ladies Runners Up in Divisional Finals

Our Berkhamsted 2 Ladies squad finished Runners-Up in  the Herts BA Ladies Club League West Division Final at Kings Langley BC on Sunday 3rd September.

Another great effort by our Ladies!

 

Carole Dunn, Anne Furlong & Jackie Cormack  🏆🥇

Congratulations to Carole, Anne & Jackie  on becoming the 2017 Hertfordshire Bowls Ladies Benevolent Triples Champions

They achieved this by beating a trio from Harpenden 22 – 8 at Bishop’s Stortford B.C. on Sunday 30th July.

 ‘A great  job – well done’

2017 W&D Griffin Cup Final

Berkhamsted v Potten End

Not quite such good news as our men went down 34 – 37 against Potten End at Kings Langley B.C. on Saturday 29th July.

‘Nearly but not quite’

 


Forthcoming Fixtures

Our fixtures are over for the season. We had a lovely last Fixture at Wendover and it was good to finish with a big 💥

bang!!!!  Well done to all.

For Team selections click here


Results of Recent Matches

15 Sept Home: K Langley (Dac C.S.) L: 1 – 4 (53 – 59);
16 Sept Home: Kitcheners W: 79 – 68;
20 Sept Away: Wendover W: 129 – 85;

For match details click here


Sarah Marshall  🏆🥇

                

is the Ladies B1 singles world champion and was selected to play for Hertfordshire in this season’s National Johns Trophy – the first blind bowler to achieve this.

 

 


Latest News from Berkhamsted Bowls Club:

Final Report of the 2017 Season – Pedlow Trophy Winners & a season finale win

Berkhamsted played their last friendly match of the season against Wendover and finished the season on a high by winning 129 shots to 85, winning on 5 out of the 6 rinks. The top rink was the team of Dagmar McKay, Alan Baker and David Brown. On Saturday the final of the Mary Pedlow cup […]

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Press Reports weeks ending 10th and 17th September

“This last weekend [9th  & 10th September] saw the culmination of all Berkhamsted’s competitions during the season and the results were as follows…. LADIES SINGLES CHAMPION – Liz Temple; MEN’S SINGLES CHAMPION – Steve Burrell; LADIES PAIRS – Anne Furlong & Jackie Cormack ; MEN’ PAIRS – Steve Burrell & David Scoot ; MIXED PAIRS […]

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Press Report w/e 3rd September: Successes, a Near Miss and One to Forget

After winning her semi-final in the Watford & District Officers singles semi-final, Lesley Brown, went on to win the Final on Saturday after another exciting game against Jill Willis from Tring Bowls Club. The game was very hard fought over 25 ends and could have gone either way but Lesley eventually won 22 shots to […]

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Press Report W/E 27th August 2017 John & David miss out on a Final

In the St Albans & District Men’s Semi-finals John Webb and substitute David Brown lost on the Final end to a pair from Potters Bar. John & David were holding 4 shots on the final end until the opposing skip got a wick off a side wood to win the game. In the only other […]

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Press Reports weeks ending 13th & 20th August

 Sunday 13th saw the start of this year’s Berkhamsted Club Fours competition. This year a different approach to previous was used in order to determine the finalists to go forward to the Club’s Finals weekend on September 9th/10th.    The 24 entrants were drawn into 6 teams in the clubhouse before at the start of […]

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