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2021 Midhurst Bowls Cub NEWS

MIDHURST BOWLING CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS WEEKEND 2021

The climax of the 2021 Club season was an exciting weekend of quality bowls. The matches were hotly contested over three days and it was encouraging to see new members not only reach but win championship finals. The late Summer sunshine and fast beautifully prepared green made the weekend enjoyable for players and spectators alike.

Results as follows –

Tatchell Cup Mens Singles – Winner Charlie Martin, Runner Up Bob Butterfield
Pescod Cup Ladies Singles – Winner Catherine Dixon, Runner Up Carol Harkness
Veterans Cup – Winner Bob Butterfield, Runner Up Charlie Martin
Ladies Pairs – Winners June Barnard and Angela Hotston, Runners Up Carol Harkness and Sue Ralph
Joe Smith Mens Handicap Singles – Winner Alan Ricketts(4), Runner Up Dave King
Jack Smith Mixed Rinks – Winners Catherine Dixon, Jack Lee, Diane Ruinet and Angela Hotston,
Runners Up Paul Chuter, Howard Seymour, Jack Jurado and Stella Tait
Mixed Pairs – Winners Carol Harkness and Andy Hiscock, Runners Up Roy Ralph and June Barnard
Mens Pairs – Winners Paul Chuter and Alan Ricketts, Runners Up Gerald Dixon and Jack Jurado
Novice Cup – Winner Mick Oakley, Runner Up Colin Downham
Ron Petty Trophy – Winners Terry Berry, Jack Lee, Stella Tait and Sarah Porter
Runners Up Catherine Dixon, Steve Hotston, Sue Ralph and Jack Jurado

MIDHURST WIN PETERSFIELD CUP

Following on from our success against Petersfield in the semis, Midhurst Bowling Club were victorious over Alton Bowling Club in the Petersfield Cup Final. Playing in glorious sunshine Midhurst started well on all three rinks and kept up the pressure to win overall by 62 points to 33 and brought home the Cup. Scores Dave King, Richard Softly, Carol Harkness and Mick Oakley 23 – 11 Gerald Dixon, Annie Chuter and Steve Hotston (sub for Andy Hiscock) 11 – 14 Paul Chuter and Catherine Dixon 28 – 8

RON PETTY FISH & CHIP TOURNAMENT

A beautiful summer day was the perfect setting for our popular annual Ron Petty fish and chip tournament.

This year the format was fours, with five teams playing each other to find the top two highest scoring teams, who go forward to play on the club’s final weekend. Well done to everyone taking part and Gerald whose patients and determination, against all odds selected the well-balanced teams.

Teams going through to finals weekend –
Terry Berry, Jack Lee, Stella Tait and Sarah Porter
Malcolm Hutchings, Steve Hotston, Sue Ralph and Jack Jurado

A lovely warm evening was enjoyed by all who played and attended while tucking into delicious Cod and Chips.

ROLL - UP COMPETITION

With the relaxing of the COVID rules Midhurst bowling club members take to the greens once more and back by popular demand is the Monday and Thursday roll-up triples tournament. Comprising of teams of three the round robin format gives players the opportunity to play a competition format whilst enjoying the the relaxed informal nature of the roll-up sessions.

Ten teams will battling it out whilst still adhering to the COVID guidelines and practices. 

FRIENDLY FIXTURES BACK ON TRACK

With the Sunshine back so are the friendly matches. Although subject to change due to COVID rules the 2021 fixtures are going ahead.

The fixtures and results are shown on the Friendly fixture page of this website.

2020 Midhurst Bowls Club

Triples and Doubles Tournament

The Corona Virus could not deter the enthusiasm and banter of the competing players for this keenly contested tournament, sadly the only one played this year. The games were played over seven weeks and were hotly contested and thoroughly enjoyed, whilst all along observing the covid guidelines.

The triples teams

Gerald, Margery, Corina
Malcolm, Steve, Stella
Roy, Alan, Martin
John, Diane, Angie

The Doubles teams

Gerald and Martin
Roy and Diane
John and Angie
Malcolm and Corina
Colin and Stella
Alan and Margery
Catherine and Jack
Steve and Sue

Triples Winners – Malcolm, Steve and Stella
Pairs Winners – Malcolm and Corina

 

Midhurst Bowling Club 2019 Presentation Night

Held at the Cowdray Golf Club the annual presentation night proved a huge success.

The event was well supported and members enjoyed a lavish evening of good food, plenty of banter and an impromptu and unrestrained cabaret performed by Richard, John and Gerald !

The highlight of the evening was the presentation of trophies to the winners of the Club tournaments held throughout the Summer.