The club hosted a group of players from the Kia Toa Bowling Club in Hastings over the weekend. While conditions for play on Saturday morning were unpleasant, the BBQ and entertainment on the Friday night was top notch. President John invited former television colleague and Fair Go presenter, Kevin Milne, to join him in a light hearted Q and A session. There wasn’t much that was serious and everyone seemed relaxed when Kevin advised the members that his pet pig-which became famous in the Vodafone television ads- would live out his life in peace and contentment…and never become bacon!
The Barlow Green was full for the annual playing of the Franks Cup over Easter. This is a Mixed Pairs 2x4x2 competition and has been contested for many years.
A marvellous men’s singles match 1984 View some coverage from a marvellous men’s singles match between Ian Dickison of New Zealand and the Australian Rob Parella. It was played at our club in 1984. View on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=2761459283991120
No Photo This was won by Sue Veart with Runnerup Heather Simpson
The club was privileged to host one of New Zealand’s best players, Sharon Sims, at the weekend. Her record of 3 World Championship titles, a Commonwealth Games gold medal and 6 National titles, places her in the top bracket of players. Her ability as a coach has been well-recognised
Winers Mixed Pairs – Moffatt Cup Lynn Carter couldn’t stop smiling after winning the Mixed Pairs title. Just a third year bowler, it is her second club title. Her playing partner Mike Harvey was consistently outstanding and the pair had the measure of Pat Taylor and first year player, Laurie Flynn, in the final.Lynn and…