Thanks to a generous grant from Sirius Minerals Foundation of £986-50
Borough Bowling Club has been able to update the clubs equipment.
It means the club can now provide new modern woods to help new members get started in the sport
2020 OPEN DAY
Saturday saw the newly elected President of Borough Bowling Club, Barry Gosling bowl the first wood of the new season and declare the Manor Road green open again for the new season. Picture shows Barry bowl a superb touching wood whilst being watched by a crowd of members
MICK JESSOP CUP
The Crown Green Bowling season began on Sunday 1st March at Borough Bowling Clubs Manor Road green with qualifiers from all over the North of England competing for the Mick Jessop cup
Hunmanby's Phil Todd knocked out team-mates Pam Watson 21-11 and Billy Holdsworth 21-18 on his way to the final
Wakefield's Andy Webb beat Whitby's Tim Purcell 21-12 Bridlington Dukes Park's Geoff Oldham 21-9 and Whitby's Kenny Wale 21-17 to take the second final place
Andy Webb was first out of the blocks in the final and ran up a 12-6 lead but Phil Todd turned this round to go 17-14 ahead and ran out as 21-16 winner
As the recently elected Association President,
Phil Todd's first duty was to present himself with the Mick Jessop trophy
15 year old Thomas Scorah won the tea and biscuits beating Mick Gates 21-18
BOWLS NIGHT 7th March
The Indoor Bowling Centre has confirmed that we can hold our annual Bowlsnight on Saturday 7th March
Bowling is £3 Pie and Pea Supper is £4
Pies are the finest possible supplied by Horsley Butchers Victoria Road who also serve the finest meats on a daily basis!
Bowling will start as close to 6pm as possible and finish with our usual "SPIDER" around 9pm
We have the whole of the centre for exclusive use of Borough members and friends and the licensed bar is Open !!! Best behaviour please!!
Make sure you get your names down as this is one of the hottest nights of the year
Email me, text me or ring me but you don't want to miss out on this night or you will regret it for the rest of the year
P.S. The Opening Day for paying subs etc and getting sorted for teams for next year is Saturday 14th March 10am
WINTER MERIT HELD AT BOROUGH 12th Jan 2020
Picture shows Borough secretary Barrie Watson presenting Andy Webb with the trophy
46 Hardy Crown green bowlers turned up at Boroughs Manor Road green on Sunday for the last winter merit of the year in Scarborough
After bowling through the morning rain Castleford's Andy Webb beat Kevin Gates from Dukes Park Bridlington 21-19 in the first semi-final
Veteran East Coast President Phil Todd from Hunmanby beat Borough Bowling Club's Barrie Watson in the second semi final 21-17
The final was a neck and neck affair but when Todd forged a 17-16 lead he looked favourite.
However, Webb bowled 3 great ends in a row and ran out a 21-17 winner
The tea and biscuits saw Paul Morgan and Steve Dover beat Joyce Harland and Tony Flynn 21-15
DISTRICT WINTER MERIT HELD AT BOROUGH 24 Nov
45 Hardy Crown Green bowlers turned out for the first district merit to be held this Winter in Scarborough, at Borough Bowling Club's Manor Road green. Borough's Barrie Watson marched his way through to the final beating Steve Dover 21-10 Tim Purcell 21-18 Pete Linford 21-10 and Alan Landers 21-10
Joining him in the final was Whitby's Paul Morgan who beat Shirley Dolphin 21-8 Kenny Rogers 21-13 Sue Emmerson 21-7 Shaughan Temple 21-17 and Kenny Wale 21-20
The final was a nip and tuck affair and when Watson went 16-12 ahead he looked to be going well, but Morgan dug in and won the next six ends to run out a worthy winner 21-16
In the tea and biscuits Geoff Watson and Jo Leeman beat Shirley Dolphin and Steve Dover 21-15
Picture shows Mick Gates presenting Paul Morgan with the trophy alongside runner up Barrie Watson with tea and biscuit winners Jo Leeman and Geoff Watson on other side
MAGIC LITTLE GRANT
We have received a Magic Little Grant through the partnership between Localgiving and the Postcode
The Postcode Community Trust is a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of People’s
Localgiving is the UK’s leading membership and support network for local charities and community groups.
Our project received £500 toward the purchase of a cassette for the specialised lawnmower at the Bowling Green.
SIRIUS MINERALS GRANT
The Club has been successfully awarded a grant by the Sirius Minerals Foundation.
The grant is for £986.59 to purchase, 8 New Jacks, 1 New Long Tape, 1 New Set of Calipers, 2 New String Rinklock Bowls Measures, 5 Sets of Drakes Pride Hi-Density Crown Green Bowls for use by new starters, and 6 Sets of Bowling Mats
Many Thanks to the Sirius Foundation for their support
ROSE BOWL CUP