WBIBC won the opening, mixed triples, game of the season 108-81. The Top Rink went to Sandy Steele (skip), Daphne Shipp & Anoup Puri.
Chawton Park got off to a good start from the first end and were in front by 22 shots after the 6th end. They were in the lead from the 1st end all the way up to and including the 13th end. WBIBC scored 52 shots in the final 5 ends to finish strongly and win the game.
The West Berks 500 Open Pairs tournament was held at the club on Saturday 13th October.
44 club players had a very enjoyable day starting with the pairs being randomly drawn by the Club President and the Men’s Captain. 4 Groups of 6 pairs then played 5 games of 3 wood pairs against the other teams in their group with at least 5 games during the day resulting in a I end 1 bowl per player shoot-out to decide the winner of the game.
The 4 Group winners then played the 5 end semi-finals which were followed by a 5 end Final and play off for 3rd and 4th place.
Sponsor Jim Hackett then presented the prize money to the competitors as follows:
Winners – Sam Whiting and Graham Bradley
Runners-Up – Richard Featherstone and Geoff Drewe
3rd Place – Angela Blades-Moore and Richard Kozlowski
4th Place – Maria Bastin and Barry Williams
– Tuesday & Thursday Triples Leagues @ 14 Teams
– Wednesday ‘Australian Pairs’ League – 8 Teams
– Monthly ‘Fantastic Fives League – 6 Teams
– Monday & Thursday ‘Spoons’
– Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday ‘Top Ten’
– Many Afternoon ‘Roll-Ups’
– Saturday Coaching & ‘Rock ‘n Bowls’
– Summer BBQ
– 4th July Charity Night raised for ‘Anthony Nolan Trust’ – £ 283
Team Foxes : Open Pairs Winners : Team Cyclops : Team Foxes
Team Wombats : Open Singles Winner : Team Ray Taylor : Team Mike Humphries
West Berks Indoor Bowls Club is proud to be one of the finest indoor bowls clubs in Berkshire.
Our purpose-built Indoor Bowls Club houses six superb air-conditioned rinks with a comfortable lounge/bar and restaurant facilities.
The Club’s aim is to encourage its members to play and enjoy the sport of indoor bowls regardless of their age, ability or experience. Coaching is available on Saturday mornings for anyone who wants to learn how to play or to improve their game.
For those with a competitive streak, we hold internal and external competitions up to County and National level as well as a varied programme of Ladies, Men’s and Mixed internal Leagues and friendly inter-club matches.
However, if you are looking for a gentle, social yet healthy approach we have regular two hour sessions where you can play with a group of like-minded bowlers for just £2.70.
New Members are always welcome and your first ‘taster’ session is always FREE. Our team of qualified coaches will ensure that you will be made welcome and enjoy your bowling experience with us.
If you missed the Open Weekend on Saturday, 29th and Sunday, 30th September and would like to join, then its not too late! Coaching is held every Saturday morning from 8.30 – 10.30 am. So come along and have a go for FREE! All equipment provided. Qualified coaches will show you the basics of the game. For more details, please click on the Membership tab and then on New Members or call Angela on 07729 183373. Continue reading