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No matter what your age or whether you have played before or not, we are always happy to welcome new members.  If you would like to have a chat with someone or look around the club and meet us, contact one of our committee members or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Presentation Evening and AGM

Trophy Cup

Saturday, 23rd October 2021

Start: 5:00pm

This is an opportunity for all our competition finalists to receive an award for reaching the finals. Added to this, we have our Annual General Meeting, which includes nominations for club committee / non-committee positions for next season.

It’s also a great social evening to catch up with everyone and we even order in from the local fish shop, so please come along and support our finalists and the club.  

5.00pm – Presentation of Competition Awards

6.15pm - Fish/Chicken and Chips (enter your order on the notice board in the main hall).

7.00pm  - AGM

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Season Lookback 

Fixed Jack Competition

Saturday, 24th July 2021

Click here to see who won

Fixed Jack Players 2
 

Back Row from Left to Right: Chris Panther, Richard Dodd, Lorraine Wilkinson, Rob Jones, Eddie Hawkins, Peter Stow.

Front Row from Left to Right: Keith Rixon, Jason Neale, Freda Laidlaw, John Laidlaw

 

Tribble Triples 2

 

Tribble Triples Competition

Sunday, 1st August 2021

In our Tribble Triples competition on 1st August, the two teams vying for the winning place consisted of a team with our youngest player, Evie Mills, aged 12 and a team with our most elderly player, Tom Rackley, aged 94.

Click here to see who won

 

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Group 2 Memorial Shield

Sunday, 5th September 2021

Congratulations to our team on winning the Memorial Shield, played at Silver End.

Memorial Shield Team

Left to Right: Andy Beatty, Dave Threadgold, Rob Doleman, Graham Thompson, Tony Heales, Keith Rixon, Jason Neale, Paul Costin

Click Here For More Photos

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Finals Weekend
Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th 2021

Daniel Robinson Self-Select Pairs
 Daniel Robinson

T Skingley & C Panther (Winners)                R Dodd & K Hunter (Finalists)

Hunnable Cup Gents Singles

Hunnable

 L Hopkins (Finalist)  J Heffernan (Winner)    

 

Keith Hunt Open Singles

Keith Hunt

A Beatty (Winner)    I Norgett (Finalist) 

Loving Cup Open Pairs

Loving Cup

Left - G Easterbrook & R Taylor (Winners)

RightD Gibbons & C Cheetham (Finalists)

 

Mather Handicap Open Singles

 Mather

J Heffernan (Finalist)    C Panther (Winner)  

Nicholls 2 Wood Open Singles

Nicholls

L Hopkins (Winner)    T Heales (Finalist)

 

Novices Cup Gents Singles

Nicholls

R Jones (Finalist)   S Wilkinson (Winner)

Random Open Pairs

Random Pairs

Left - D Hunt & R Taylor (Winners)

Right - K Hunter & T Cannon

 

Veterans Cup Gents Singles

Random Pairs

E Sutton (Finalist)  A Beatty (Winner)

 

 

Club Open Days

Saturday, 29th May and Bank Holiday Monday, 31st May 2021

11.00am - 4.00pm

The club is holding Open Days for prospective bowlers.  If you are thinking of joining, come along and have a chat with members and see what our club can offer you.  For further information, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2021 Open Day

 Click Here For Bowls Big Weekend

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Club Internal Competitions

 

     
     

 

Fixed Jack Competition

Saturday, 24th July 2021

Click here to see who won

Fixed Jack Players 2
 

Back Row from Left to Right: Chris Panther, Richard Dodd, Lorraine Wilkinson, Rob Jones, Eddie Hawkins, Peter Stow.

Front Row from Left to Right: Keith Rixon, Jason Neale, Freda Laidlaw, John Laidlaw

 

Tribble Triples 2

 

Tribble Triples Competition

Sunday, 1st August 2021

In our Tribble Triples competition on 1st August, the two teams vying for the winning place consisted of a team with our youngest player, Evie Mills, aged 12 and a team with our most elderly player, Tom Rackley, aged 94.

Click here to see who won

 
 
 
 
   
       
Marking 4      
Click here to see who's winning in competitions

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What's On For The Winter Season

Carpet Bowls

Bowling ManWeekly From Monday, 4th October 2021

Mondays, 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Wednesdays, 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Fridays, 6.00pm - 8.30pm (Bar Open)

Carpet Bowls is back at the clubhouse.  It doesn't matter if you haven't played before, the obstacle in the middle of the short mat makes for some hilarious bowling techniques.  This is a fun way to while away the winter months until the new season starts and is a great social get together.

The cost is just £1.00 per person per session and includes tea / coffee and biscuits during the half-way break.

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Crib NightCribbage

Weekly From Wednesday, 6th October 2021

Starts: 7.00pm (Bar Open)

Whether you are an experienced Crib player or a beginner, why not come along to our Wednesday Crib Night at the clubhouse.  If you have your own Crib board and cards, then please feel free to bring them along, but don't worry if you haven't, we do have spares.

Crib nights are a great social get-together and we even open the bar.  The cost is just £1.00 per person and includes tea / coffee and biscuits half-way through the evening.

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Table Tennis 2Table Tennis

Weekly From Thursday, 7th October 2021

Starts: 2.00pm

Whether you are experienced or a beginner, why not come along to our afternoon Table Tennis at the clubhouse.

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Smiley FaceSocial Evenings

Weekly From Friday, 8th October 2021

Starts: 8.30pm

Why not stay after carpet bowls for our social evening or just come along and join in for a get together (bar open as usual).

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Indoor Bowls Friendly - Colchester

Sunday, 14th November 2021

Start: 2.15pm

Please support our club with this friendly, indoor bowls afternoon event (see noticeboard for details of costs).

If you are interested, please enter your name on the form pinned up on the notice board in the main hall and indicate on the form if you would like a lift. 

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Indoor Bowls Friendly - Clacton

Saturday, 26th March 2022

Start: 2.30pm

Please support our club with this friendly, indoor bowls afternoon event (see noticeboard for details of costs).

If you are interested, please enter your name on the form pinned up on the notice board in the main hall and indicate on the form if you would like a lift. 

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Indoor Bowls Friendly - Colchester

Sunday, 14th November 2021

Start: 2.15pm

Please support our club with this friendly, indoor bowls afternoon event (see noticeboard for details of costs).

If you are interested, please enter your name on the form pinned up on the notice board in the main hall and indicate on the form if you would like a lift. 

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