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Internal Club Competitions

Our club competitions started on June 5th and run through until Finals weekend on Sept 8th/9th.

Draws have been posted on the Noticeboard in the clubhouse and can be viewed on the 2018 Internal Competitions dropdown on  the Events & Comps page.


Herts Bowls Mens Team Ten Competition

Our Men Our men are through to the Quarter Finals of this competition after beating Bushey 77 – 61 on Friday 22 June. They will play Royston at home at 6.00 pm on Friday 13th July.  

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100 Club Draws 

June 2018

1st Prize: Steve Burrell (14)
2nd Prize: Linda Cordell (35)
3rd Prize: Michael Gomm (19)


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.

 Why don’t you Join Us Now >>>


 External Competitions – Men

Club members recent results include:

Mens County Triples: Bob Anderson, David Brown & Kevin Clarke beat an Hemel Hempstead triple 24 – 11 but then lost to a trio from Herts 14 – 17

Mens County Officers Singles: Brian Ralphs beat P McNulty (Met Police) before losing to P. Russell in Round 2.  In Round 2 David Brown beat John Abbott (Herts) 21 – 2 before losing to local rival D. Richardson (Kitcheners) in Round 3.

Men’s County Unbadged Singles: Brian Livesey beat K. Dredge (Watford) before losing to J. Jennings (Bushey) in the next round; Brian Ralphs lost to S. Wilson  (Potten End) in the 2nd Round .

Men’s County Pairs: David Brown & Kevin Clarke lost to a Potten End pair in Round 2.

Watford & District Mens Pairs: David Brown & Kevin Clarke beat an Hemel Hempstead pair 25 – 19 and Pete Batchelor & Paul Sims beat a Rickmansworth pair 21 – 17 to progress to Round 2.


2017-2018 Winter Activities Programme

Our 2017-2018 Programme has now ended:- a new programmed will be published in the Autumn after the 2018 outdoor bowling season has ended.

Remember 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!


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.  

 

 

 Forthcoming Fixtures 

 
Sun 24th Jun (H) 2.45 pm Hemel Hempstead 5MXT; Mon 25th Jun (H) 2.45 pm Berk 2 v Herts 1 Ladies County League; Wed 27th June (H) 5.30 pm Bovingdon Dacorum Shield; Thur 28th June (H) 6.00 Kitcheners Mens County League; Fri 29th June (H & A) 6.00 North Mymms; SADBA Jones Cup; Sun 1st Jul (H) 2.45 Hazells 5MXT;
 

Sheets for games in July are up in the club, so add your names to be considered for selection

For Team selections click here


Results of Recent Matches

Sun 17th Jun (H) Harperbury L: 64 – 83;
Thur 21st Jun (A) Hemel Hempstead – W&D Ray Cup L: 50 – 63; Fri 22nd Jun (H) Bushey Herts Mens Team Ten W: 77 – 61

 For match details click here

External Competitions – Ladies

Club members recent results include:

Ladies County Fours: In Round 1 Carole Dunn, Anne Furlong, Marcia Dunstone & Jackie Cormack beat a Bovingdon four 20 – 17, then in Round 2 they scored an emphatic 27 – 5 win over the ‘Home’ team of Lesley Brown, Linda Ralphs, Kay Lingwood & Liz Temple. In the Third Round they were unfortunately on the wrong end of an epic 3.5 hour encounter against a Bishops Stortford quartet and lost 14 – 17

National Ladies  Champion of Champions: Liz Temple lost to Becky Maynard (Harpenden) 19 -23

Ladies County Triples: Lesley Brown, Linda Ralphs  & Liz Temple narrowly defeated  another ‘Home’ team Carole Dunn, Anne Furlong, & Jackie Cormack 16 -15 after an extra end. Then in Round 3 they beat a trio from Tring 23 – 16 but then lost to a trio from Hatfield in the Quarter-Final 13 – 19.

Ladies County Pairs: Lesley Brown & Liz Temple beat a pair from the Herts club in the first round; in Round 2 they beat a pair from Bushey 22 – 21.  In that round Anne Furlong & Jackie Cormack won 29 – 12 against a pair from Kings Langley and Marcia Dunstone & Carole Dunn beat a pair from Potten End 27 – 7.

Ladies County Unbadged Singles: Lesley Brown beat Anne Rowe (Potten End) in Round 1: 21 – 13 and then beat L. Hall (Herts) 21 – 20 (phew!) to progress to the Last 16 where she will travel to play M. Phillips (Northaw & Cuffley).

Ladies County Officers Singles: Lesley Brown lost to Jackie Bell (Hatfield) in the Quarter Finals.

Ladies County Singles:  Lesley Brown lost to Mavis Hendry (Bushey) in the first round whilst Marcia Dunstone beat Jackie Cormack in Round 2.

W&D Ladies Pairs: Janice Murgatroyd & Lesely Brown narrowly lost after an extra end to a Bovingdon pair 17 – 19. However Gill Howells & Liz Baker beat a pair from Kitcheners 25 – 15.


Annual Mixed Triples Gala: Monday May 28th 2018 

Absolutely perfect weather and spirits were high when 24 teams from The Met Police, Bushey, Little Gaddesden, Herts, Abbots Langley, Harperbury, Kitcheners, Kings Langley, Dunstable,  Ruislip and Berkhamsted Bowling Clubs competed to win prize monies totalling £270.

First prize of £120 with 38 points

Steve Murray, Jo Hollister and Paul Murray (team name ‘Murray’s Mints’) from Kitcheners Bowls Club.  Murray’s Mints generously donated the team’s prize money to The Hospice of St Francis, Berkhamsted in memory of Paul’s father.

Second prize of £90 with 34 points

Wray Lewis, Michelle Cavaye and Wilf Johns (team name ‘The Abbots’) from Abbots Langley Bowls Club

Third prize of £60 with 32 points

Graham Searle, Ann Dix and Nick Dix (team name ‘MPx3 Players’) from the Metropolitan Police Bowls Club

Final results of the day and images taken during the day are on our Annual Gala 2018 page.

 
 

 

 

 

 


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