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SCBA Ladies League 2024

As at 25th May

SBA LEAGUE TABLES P W D L F A Rink Pts
MID
1 Ashcombe 1 1 0 0 55 43 4 10
2 Wedmore 1 1 0 0 51 49 4 10
3 Victoria Blue 1 0 0 1 49 51 2 2
4 Victoria White 1 0 0 1 43 55 2 2
5 Mark Moor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 St Andrew’s A 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Friday Mixed Umbrella Table 2024

As at 1st June 2024 Played For Against Points
1 Dave Ferrari 5 61 51 10
2 Keith Bartley 4 42 46 9
3 Dave Carpenter 2 28 17 6
4 Clive Gobby 3 39 37 5
5 Tom Sprackman 3 31 41 5
6 Chris Stevens 3 30 42 5
7 Chris Sage 2 25 21 5
8 Eric Sage 2 25 21 5
9 Jane Watson 2 28 18 4
10 Debbie Welfare 2 24 27 4
11 Bill Nicholls 1 19 10 3
12 Martin Payne 1 17 6 3
13 Dawn Callister 1 15 9 3
14 Ann Fewings 1 15 9 3
15 Elizabeth Williams 1 13 8 3
16 Pam Turner 1 12 11 3
17 Richard Crawford 1 12 11 3
18 Rita Bailey 1 17 28 2
19 Dave Williams 1 9 9 2
20 Roy Kellaway 1 9 9 2
21 Sue Cooper 1 12 16 1
22 Ann Crawford 1 11 12 1
23 Dot Gibbs 1 10 19 1
24 Hugh Gibbs 1 10 19 1
25 Mike Cooper 1 9 15 1
26 Paul Sharp 1 9 15 1
27 Daphne Arthur-Almond 1 8 13 1

Mens Monday Umbrella Table 2024

 

2024 Mens Umbrella
11 June 2024
Order Name Pts Total Shots Total Played
1 Derek Hubbard 6 69 5
2 Les Kelly 6 46 3
3 Alan Hollier 4 53 5
4 Harrison Whyte 4 48 4
5 Gerry Barlow 4 38 4
6 Roy Bromet 4 37 3
7 Dave Williams 4 32 2
8 Dave Fairhurst 2 45 3
9 Paul Sharp 2 35 4
10 Ray Stone 2 30 2
11 Phil Owen 2 21 1
12 Roger Rockett 2 17 1
13 Steve Puddy 2 16 1
14 Bill Nicholls 2 15 1
15 Denis Carr 2 15 1
16 Malcolm Campbell 2 13 1
17 John Newman 2 10 1
18 Martyn Payne 0 29 3
19 Dave Carpenter 0 12 1
20 Graham Robbins 0 12 1
21 Roy Kellaway 0 9 1
22 Ray Bryant 0 8 1
23 Hugh Gibbs 0 8 1
24 Mike Milliner 0 8 1
25 Mike Manning 0 6 1
26 Brian Johnson 0 6 1
27 John Langridge 0 6 1

Mens & Ladies Press Reports 2024

W/E 9th JUNE

Victoria Saxons went into action on Tuesday when they welcomed Winscombe to the Quadrant for a top of the table clash. Victoria just failed losing by an agonising three shots 100-103, despite this four of the six rinks went to the Westonians. M Cooper, N Robbins and R Rockett led the way winning 25-12. P Owen, D Carpenter and M Campbell came from behind to record an 18-12 triumph. The other two winning rinks featured, C Heal, R Bromet, T Puddy and the trio of M Milliner, P Coumis and M Manning.

There was better news on Thursday when the Vikings claimed a great win away against Ashcombe Templars.  Stars for this match were the D Fairhurst, P Sharp and L Kelly trio who had a superb 25-11 win to lay the foundations for the victory. Skip R Stone aided by two Puddy brothers, Steve and Keith also won well 17-09. Finally the triple of G Frost, B Nicholls and D Hubbard won a close battle 18-17 to give the Victorians a 99-92 win.

The next round of the Tony Allcock trophy was played on Thursday evening and in a close encounter Victoria lost 28-37. However there was a good showing by the C Gazzard, T Miles, P Coumis and K Wilson who drew their rink 18-18.

Saturday morning saw the two Vic Ladies teams go head to head, and it was the Blues who came out on top. Leading the way S Cooper, T Miles and A Culpeck 21-10, supported by F Waters, M Slavin and V Edwards 19-10, the Whites did have a consolation through S Harrison, P Turner and E Williams who won 24-13. This all resulted in a 53-44 victory for the Blues.

Also on Saturday, Victoria C travelled to take on Congresbury B team, and the Vic team pulled off an excellent win. Leading the way was the R Stone rink with C Cleeves, B Nicholls and D Jones gelling well to win 27-15; this was closely followed by J Smart team of M Payne, M Willets and N Sell 27-18 to give Victoria a great 68-59 triumph.

The week finished on a high when Victoria A team recorded a great home win against Purnell in the top flight of Somerset Bowls Prem One Division. With all three rinks winning the team won 12-0 with a final score of 64-38. The S Davies team of P Coumis, P Owen and C Heal won by eleven 23-12 and the M Cooper quartet of C Gazzard, T Puddy, and A Jackson won by the same margin 22-11. Finally the D Nutt rink with D Carpenter, D Wheatley and A Bradley completed the scoring.

W/E 2ND JUNE

Victoria Ladies got the week off to a good start on Tuesday with a good win against Wedmore in the Weston League. The match began with The Vic taking an eight point lead after nine ends; however this was built upon to see Victoria win 62-41. Two triples won by nine shots, firstly S Sokol, A Culpeck and B Williams matched by P Taylor, F Payne and S Harrison. The most rewarding win came from A Holland, M Kelly and M Slavin who despite trailing 3-14 after eleven ends miraculously fought back to win 21-18!

Wednesday saw the men welcome Somerton in the County Top Club played over five dimensions. C Gazzard set the Vic on the way with a comfy 15-08 win in the two woods. The triple of S Davies, D Carpenter and C Heal produced the biggest win of the night 25-07. The duo of D Nutt and D Wheatley also won 24-12 and the foursome of Cooper, Coumis, Owen and Sloman wrapped up a 4-1 triumph for Victoria.

Thursday saw The Vikings beaten 91-131 against a very strong Banwell team. One positive was the performance of R Stone, R Bryant and G Frost who secured a draw on their rink.

 Friday evening witnessed Victoria travelling to Taunton in the National double rink. The match was close from the start but slowly the Westonians edged in front and looked in control however with one bowl to come The Vic held the shot but the last bowl  from Taunton rocked to and fro eventually settling on the Taunton wood to give the custodians a 32-31 win. This was a hard pill to swallow but praise for the S Davies, C Gazzard, A Bradley and M Cooper rink who won 17-15.

The last game of the week saw the Victoria Whites travel to Wedmore. It was an excellent contest with both teams winning one rink each and the other was tied. Unfortunately for Victoria the overall score went in favour of the home team who secured a 46-58 win. B Williams, R Bailey and M Kelly showed up well winning 24-11 and the trio of A Holland, J Hartree and E Williams earned the draw.

W/E 26th MAY

Victoria Saxons got the week of to a great start for the club with an outstanding win over Portishead RBL on Monday afternoon. This was a great all round performance with five out of six rinks winning, no mean feat against reputable opponents. Leading the way were the Heal, Bromet and Milliner trio with a super 31-06 outcome, next up, Bradley, Rockett and Holland 21-08. The other triples to win were Owen, Carpenter and Wheatley 25-19, Newman, Coumis and Manning 17-12 and finally Cooper, N Robbins and Campbell 16-13 resulting in a final score 126-78 to the Victorians.

Thursday saw a run of four ladies matches begin. The first game Victoria lost out on against Congresbury 43-61, despite this, Wilson, Lawrence and Sage spared the blushes with a great 20-13 win.

On Friday the ladies welcomed Ashcombe in the Wessex League looking to continue their good run. However they were given a fright losing two rinks but were saved by the quartet of S Cooper, Bailey, Newman and Stevens who recorded a match winning 27-06 triumph, to give Victoria a 54-40 advantage and victory.

Saturday witnessed the Vic Whites and Blues in action in the County League with mixed fortunes. The Blues went down to a strong team away at St. Andrews however the Whites beat Mark Moor 68-42, winning two from three. Leading the way were Stevens, Callister and Jones with an emphatic 30-08 win, backed up by A Holland, E Williams and B Williams 22-14.

The final match of the week was the Tony Allcock National trophy which entails two rinks made up of four Ladies and four Men. In ideal conditions visitors Street began well on rink three but this was being nullified by the Vic’s good start on rink four. As the rubber progressed Victoria began to build an unassailable lead to win 40-24 and move on to the next round. The winning rink comprised of Davies, Miles, Coumis and Wilson, with skip Davies and Wilson particularly impressing in their 27-07 win.

 

W/E 19TH MAY

VICTORIA PRESS REPORT

Victoria got off to a flying start on Tuesday when the Saxons had a superb win over last year’s runners up and neighbours Ashcombe Crusaders. In ideal conditions the match began as expected with little to choose between the teams. However as the game progressed slowly but surely The Vic began to pull away to triumph 113-81.The top rink was the Heal rink with Colin being ably assisted by Bromet and Wheatley 28-07. Next up was the John Newman team of Coumis and Crawford 30-12. Final victors were Cooper, N Robbins and Campbell winning 19-11. Captain Phil Owen was delighted with the win in this local derby which is always fiercely contested.

Wednesday saw Victoria Vikings travel to Winscombe where they lost 93-122. There were two winning rinks for The Vic via a great showing from the Johnson, Rossiter and Hubbard trio 31-11 and Stone, Kelly and Hollier 20-15.

Victoria Ladies went into action on Friday hosting Ashcombe in the Wessex League. The match began evenly with one rink going well for the visitors, one level and one for the Victorians. However the game began to swing in favour of The Vic when the B Williams, R Bailey, S Sokol and A Fewings came back from 5-7 down after eight ends to win by a staggering 25-10. There was an even better showing from the B Jones. D Callister, E Wade and S Harrison team victorious by 29-08 resulting in Victoria winning 63-32.

Saturday morning saw the two clubs at battle again when the Vic Ladies Blues took on Ashcombe Ladies. This time the victory was even more conclusive with The Vic winning by a superb 75-33 with all three rinks triumphant. Leading the way F Waters rink involving A Culpeck, who had an excellent game and P Taylor.  Next up was the S Cooper, M Slavin and M Hawkins trio 19-11 and finally K Wilson, I Miles, and s Sokol 19-13.

Saturday afternoon witnessed some revenge for Ashcombe when their B team overcame Victoria B in a close match 52-63. The highlight for The Vic was the D Fairhurst team of Carmine, Campbell and Holland who won 26-18.

Unfortunately the Vic C team also lost 47-59 to Winscombe B 47-59; however the Westonians will be pleased with the efforts of H Gibbs, R Rossiter, D Hubbard and R Stone who won their encounter 25-08!

Sunday saw the important Four Dimensions Knock Out competition when Victoria visited Winscombe. Victoria began well when D Fairhurst bowled very well to win the singles 21-09. This was followed by another great showing when D Nutt and D Wheatley paired up to win 23-11. The triplet of Davies, Heal and Carpenter and the quartet of Cooper, Gazzard, Owen and Sloman completed the white wash and a result of 4-0.

W/E 12TH MAY

VICTORIA SPORTS REPORT

Victoria bowls club began a busy week on Monday when the Vic Vikings welcomed the Ashcombe Knights. As expected it would be a difficult task playing against a team from a higher division in this cup match. The visitors duly obliged going through to the next round, however there was some good news for the Vikings in the performance of the triplet led by Graham Rain with Simon Pratt and Colin Cleeves who had a great 23-12 win.

Wednesday saw the Vikings back in action at the Quadrant when they entertained the visit of Mark Moor in the league. This match happily got the Westonians off the mark with an excellent first win of the season. Top triple was the Barlow, Ferrari and Nicholls combination 22-12; this was closely followed by Johnson, Rossiter and Hubbard 18-9. Tony Hine’s debut as a skip was fruitful as his team of Sharp and Hollier won 15-10. There were two more winners for the Vic both winning by four shots namely Smart, Kelly and Pratt, and the trio of Brookes, Cleeves and Sage to result in a final score of 19-1 to the Vikings.

Thursday witnessed reigning champions Saxons visit Burnham on Sea looking to kick start their season and they did this in style with an emphatic win on the road, The Saxons started well and controlled the game throughout winning five of the six rinks with an overall score of 125-72. Star showing came from the Heal led tem aided by Campbell and Milliner 29-08. There was a further big win for Bradley, Whyte and Bromet 26-09. Newman, Coumis and Crawford won comfortably 23-15 and there were also victories for Owen, Carpenter and Manning plus Cooper, Robbins N. and Fairhurst D.

On the same day Victoria Ladies took on Clevedon in the Wessex League. With conditions ideal the match began well for the Vic who was holding a twelve shot lead at the midpoint. However the visitors fought back hard but in the end the Vic prevailed by 55-49 and won all three rinks which all came down to the wire, The Wefare, Gibbs, Wade and Harrison rink won 24-21. Kay Wilson team of Hartree, Cleeves and Frye won a low scorer 14-12. Finally the Stephens rink of Turner, Lawrence and Taylor won a nail bitter by one shot.

Friday Victoria ladies travelled to Portishead in the Weston District League. Despite winning two of the three matches Victoria lost 43-54. There was a superb display by S Cooper, I Miles and H Frye who won 21-9. The other win was a closer affair when K Wilson led her team of F Payne and B Williams to a two shot victory.

Saturday saw all three of the Victoria men’s teams in action. The C team lost at Nailsea 36-60. The highlight being the G Frost rink which salvaged some pride winning their rubber by the smallest margin 15-14 George was helped by K Fairhurst, B Nicholls and N Robbins. The B team shone in a supreme triumph winning all three rinks in their defeat of Portishead RBL 76-39. The best win went to the Burgess four which featured R Rossiter, R Crawford and Brian Johnson who had an outstanding game 27-09! Next up the Harrison rink of Carmine, R Bromet and J Newman won 27-18 and the other winners were D Fairhurst, H Whyte, M Campbell and H Gibbs. Finally the A team took on a very strong Taunton team in the top league in Somerset and despite losing by eight shots the team can be extremely proud that they won two of the three ties. Firstly, S Davies, P Coumis, P Owen and C Heal who had a very tidy game won by three. Also the reliable D Nutt quartet featuring D Carpenter, M Milliner and P Sloman won with the very last bowl by one shot. Considering the circumstances the A team must take heart from another fighting effort.

Sunday saw the final game of the week with a crucial cup tie against Congresbury in the N Somerset KO Cup. The match began with neither side giving way and at the half way stage the score was tied at 46-46. However the next five ends were the turning point as the Vic surged forward and took a commanding lead to finally win 93-76. Top Team was S Davies, P Coumis, R Bromet and P Owen 22-11. Next up was C Gazzard, H Gibbs, M Campbell and A Bradley who came back from a shaky start to triumph 21-15. There was two further wins for Victoria both by one shot. Firstly D Fairhurst, Carmine, M Milliner and K Burgess and secondly D Nutt, D Carpenter, D Wheatley and P Sloman completed the week on a high note for the Victorians.

W/E 12th May

Victoria bowls club began a busy week on Monday when the Vic Vikings welcomed the Ashcombe Knights. As expected it would be a difficult task playing against a team from a higher division in this cup match. The visitors duly obliged going through to the next round, however there was some good news for the Vikings in the performance of the triplet led by Graham Rain with Simon Pratt and Colin Cleeves who had a great 23-12 win.

Wednesday saw the Vikings back in action at the Quadrant when they entertained the visit of Mark Moor in the league. This match happily got the Westonians off the mark with an excellent first win of the season. Top triple was the Barlow, Ferrari and Nicholls combination 22-12; this was closely followed by Johnson, Rossiter and Hubbard 18-9. Tony Hine’s debut as a skip was fruitful as his team of Sharp and Hollier won 15-10. There were two more winners for the Vic both winning by four shots namely Smart, Kelly and Pratt, and the trio of Brookes, Cleeves and Sage to result in a final score of 19-1 to the Vikings.

Thursday witnessed reigning champions Saxons visit Burnham on Sea looking to kick start their season and they did this in style with an emphatic win on the road, The Saxons started well and controlled the game throughout winning five of the six rinks with an overall score of 125-72. Star showing came from the Heal led tem aided by Campbell and Milliner 29-08. There was a further big win for Bradley, Whyte and Bromet 26-09. Newman, Coumis and Crawford won comfortably 23-15 and there were also victories for Owen, Carpenter and Manning plus Cooper, Robbins N. and Fairhurst D.

On the same day Victoria Ladies took on Clevedon in the Wessex League. With conditions ideal the match began well for the Vic who was holding a twelve shot lead at the midpoint. However the visitors fought back hard but in the end the Vic prevailed by 55-49 and won all three rinks which all came down to the wire, The Wefare, Gibbs, Wade and Harrison rink won 24-21. Kay Wilson team of Hartree, Cleeves and Frye won a low scorer 14-12. Finally the Stephens rink of Turner, Lawrence and Taylor won a nail bitter by one shot.

Friday Victoria ladies travelled to Portishead in the Weston District League. Despite winning two of the three matches Victoria lost 43-54. There was a superb display by S Cooper, I Miles and H Frye who won 21-9. The other win was a closer affair when K Wilson led her team of F Payne and B Williams to a two shot victory.

Saturday saw all three of the Victoria men’s teams in action. The C team lost at Nailsea 36-60. The highlight being the G Frost rink which salvaged some pride winning their rubber by the smallest margin 15-14 George was helped by K Fairhurst, B Nicholls and N Robbins. The B team shone in a supreme triumph winning all three rinks in their defeat of Portishead RBL 76-39. The best win went to the Burgess four which featured R Rossiter, R Crawford and Brian Johnson who had an outstanding game 27-09! Next up the Harrison rink of Carmine, R Bromet and J Newman won 27-18 and the other winners were D Fairhurst, H Whyte, M Campbell and H Gibbs. Finally the A team took on a very strong Taunton team in the top league in Somerset and despite losing by eight shots the team can be extremely proud that they won two of the three ties. Firstly, S Davies, P Coumis, P Owen and C Heal who had a very tidy game won by three. Also the reliable D Nutt quartet featuring D Carpenter, M Milliner and P Sloman won with the very last bowl by one shot. Considering the circumstances the A team must take heart from another fighting effort.

Sunday saw the final game of the week with a crucial cup tie against Congresbury in the N Somerset KO Cup. The match began with neither side giving way and at the half way stage the score was tied at 46-46. However the next five ends were the turning point as the Vic surged forward and took a commanding lead to finally win 93-76. Top Team was S Davies, P Coumis, R Bromet and P Owen 22-11. Next up was C Gazzard, H Gibbs, M Campbell and A Bradley who came back from a shaky start to triumph 21-15. There was two further wins for Victoria both by one shot. Firstly D Fairhurst, Carmine, M Milliner and K Burgess and secondly D Nutt, D Carpenter, D Wheatley and P Sloman completed the week on a high note for the Victorians.

w/e 4th May

Victoria Vikings began the week on Tuesday with a trip to Nailsea. It was the custodians who started best and this set the pattern for the entire match. The one bright spark for the Vikings was the performance of the Brian Johnson rink with Alan Hollier and Trevor Puddy who put in an excellent performance winning 18-12. Nailsea ran out comfortable 132-76.

On the same day, Victoria Ladies began their campaign in the Wessex league with a tough fixture away at Clevedon Prom a place where they have not come away with much in the past. The match began with nothing being given away and at the halfway stage Clevedon held a slender two shot lead. However things were about to change as Kay Wilson’s rink who were five shots in arrears after nine ends came back brilliantly to record a 25-15 victory. Kay’s team featured Irene Miles, Maureen Slavin and Annie Holland. Recording another great win were Sue Sokol’s rink of Dot Gibbs, Jill Poolman and Brenda Williams 24-14. The other Victoria rink lost by a cruel one shot for a final outcome of 66-47 in favour of Victoria.

There was further good news for Victoria when they sent their team of eight to Somerton on Thursday evening in the National Double Rink. In cold and slow conditions The Vic team acclimatised well to the conditions and they held a comfortable 27-5 lead at the midway point. Somerton hard as they tried could not turn the tide and Victoria triumphed by 46-13. Leading the way was Dan Nutt who bowled superbly to lead his team of Paul Coumis, Pete Sloman and Dave Fairhurst to a 31-03 win. The team of Mike Cooper, Dave Carpenter, Colin Gazzard and Steve Davies all played well in their 15-10 win to leave the final score 46-13 and see Victoria progress to the next round.

Saturday morning saw two matches in the Ladies County League. Victoria Blues welcomed Wedmore to the Quadrant and in sunny conditions a terrific match took place. With both teams evenly matched Wedmore held a narrow three shot lead at the midpoint after nine ends. However the Blues fought back hard and Sue Sokol led her team to a 22-17 win, with Irene Miles and Pat Taylor gelling well with Sue. Kay Wilson’s rink with Maureen Salvin and Nancy White came back from 5-10 to win 16-13 and give the Blues a great start to the season winning 10-2. Victoria Whites just missed out against Ashcombe losing 43-55. However the rink led by Imogen Cracknell aided By Dawn Callister and Hannah Frye had a great 19-13 triumph.

Saturday afternoon saw the Men start their County League campaigns. The A team had a very difficult fixture away to a powerful Ilminster team boasting many Middleton Cup players. Ilminster started best but the Dan Nutt team of Carpenter, Milliner and Sloman were giving The Vic hope by getting off to a good start. With approximately eleven ends to play Victoria held an unlikely five shot lead. However things fell right for the Custodians to win 64-58. Special mention to Dan Nutt who had a superb game following up Thursday’s great showing leading his rink to a sensational 31-07 win away to Ilminster, truly brilliant! The B team were also defeated by Ashcombe A team 53-83. The highlight for The Vic was the Kim Burgess rink with Andrew Kimitri, Richard Crawford and Brian Johnson who had a superb 26-23 win.

w/e 27th April

VICTORIA PRESS REPORT

Victoria Vikings began their season with a very tough fixture away to Clarence Park. With the Vikings introducing a couple of debutants the home side adapted to conditions best and led from pillar to post to record a convincing victory.

Reigning Champions Victoria Saxons also did not start well when they visited Winscombe on Thursday. Once again the home team started best and ran out victors by 109-81. Despite the setback there were some good showings from The Vic with Don Wheatley, Captain Dave Carpenter and Paul Coumis winning 20-13. Alan Bradley’s team of Roy Bromet and Malcolm Campbell cruelly missed out losing on the last end by one shot 12-11. Captain Carpenter remained upbeat and said “it’s a long and tough season and I’m certain we will be challenging by the end of the season”.

There was better news for The Vic on Saturday when they visited neighbouring Burnham on Sea for the final pre season friendly. With conditions unseasonal and many jackets in view Victoria began the match determined to finish the week on a positive note and this was certainly achieved with all six visiting rinks recording victories to give the Westonians a convincing 116-72 score line. The two leading performances came from the Alan Bradley, Graham Robbins and Roy Bromet trio and Pete Sloman’s team of Andy Kimitri and Mike Milliner who both recorded identical 25-10 wins. Mike Cooper, Ray Stallard and Trevor Puddy triumphed 18-12 and Kim Burgess aided by Carmine and Vice Captain Hugh Gibbs who had an excellent game at two won 15-11. The final two winners were the Fairhurst father and son combination David and Kaegan who had the experienced Malcolm Campbell alongside and the John Newman, Paul Coumis and Nigel Robbins team completed the whitewash.    

w/e 20th April

VICTORIA PRESS REPORT

Victoria Bowls Club welcomed Weston Bath on Saturday in the traditional pre season friendly. As in the past the match was played in a great spirit with the lots of camaraderie on the green. From the beginning it was clear for all to see that the custodians were adapting to the conditions better than their visitors from Bath. In fact Victoria had a comfortable 56-23 margin at the midpoint, despite gallant efforts from Weston Bath, the Westonians ran out triumphant by 117-60, furthermore winning every rink. Top scorers were the Cooper rink with Kimitri, Puddy K and Smart 33-08. Next up was the Gazzard rink who won 24-14 featuring Cleeves, Kelly and Milliner. The Colin Heal rink with Carmine, Barlow and Bradley notched with a nine shot margin. Veteran Wheatley spearheaded his team of Carpenter, Sharp and Puddy T, followed by the Fairhurst , Hollier, Coumis and Burgess quad to complete a clean sweep and get the summer season off to a good start. Captain Dave Carpenter was very pleased with the performance and expressed his optimism for the coming season.

Saturday 13th April

VICTORIA BOWLS CLUB PRESS REPORT

Saturday saw the traditional opening of the green for the summer of 2024 with the President Will Harrison leading his team against the Captain’s team led by Dave Carpenter. Surprisingly with all the rain this winter the green was in good condition and allowed for a good match. This is an exciting year for Victoria after their promotion to the top league in Somerset, and proving themselves to be Weston Super Mare’s highest ranked Club and only representatives at this level, a great accolade for the oldest club in Somerset. The match itself was a little one sided with the Presidents team always in control and running out 120-98 winners. Victoria welcomed two new bowlers for the game Paul Sharp and Andrew Kimitri and also the returning Alan Bradley. It was clear from this match that all three will be great assets for the Vic. The best winners for the Captains team was the triplet of Andrew Kimitri, Paul Coumis and Mike Cooper who won by nine shots and with Kimitri impressing many experienced eyes. However the best win of the day with a twenty shot margin 31-11 was the Pete Sloman skipped rink featuring Nigel Robbins, Keith Holland and Mike Milliner. With the summer fast approaching Victoria would welcome anybody interested to join and participate in this great pastime. Just contact Victoria Bowls Club where we promise a warm welcome and free coaching.

Men’s Match Reports 2024

Wednesday 12th June – Clarence (NSBA Cup)
D. Carpenter, D. Wheatley, P. Sloman, D. Nutt              12-16
N. Robbins, M. Milliner, J. Newman, M. Cooper            20-09
R. Bromet, H. Gibbs, D. Fairhurst, C. Heal                      22-09
T. Puddy, M. Campbell, A. Bradley, C. Gazzard             18-18
P. Coumis, R. Crawford, P. Owen, S. Davies                   13-12    85-64

Tuesday 11th June – Portishead v Vikings
R. Bryant, L. Kelly, J. Smart                                 20-06
A. Hollier, D. Hubbard, G. Barlow                     15-15
K. Puddy, S. Puddy, R. Stone                             20-12
G. Robbins, B. Nicholls, D. Fairhurst                22-07
C. Cleeves, D. Jones, G. Frost                            12-22
J. Langridge, E. George, D. Carr                        17-19     106-81 (15-5)

Monday 10th June – Rumney – mixed
F. Payne, B. Nicholls, R. Cleeves, D. Fairhurst    19-13
R. Bailey, H. Whyte, M. Milliner, R. Rockett         03-20
R. Fenwick, M. Kelly, D. Welfare, C. Stevens       23-06
M. Payne, M, Slavin, C. Sage, K. Wilson               24-08  69-47

Sunday 9th June – Barbarians
T. Puddy, D. Jones, N. Sell, M. Cooper                           16-17
B. Nicholls, P. Sharp, P. Owen, S. Davies                      11-16
A. Hollier, M. Willetts, M. Campbell, J. Smart               07-32
L. Kelly, G. Barlow, D. Carpenter, C. Gazzard               07-27
R. Bromet, D. Hubbard, M. Milliner, C. Heal                23-14
K. Fairhurst, R. Crawford, K. Holland, D. Fairhurst      17-15   81-121

Saturday 8th June “A” v Purnells
D. Carpenter, D. Wheatley, A. Bradley, D. Nutt                    19-15
P. Coumis, P. Owen, C. Heal, S. Davies                                  23-12
C. Gazzard, T. Puddy, A. Jackson, M. Cooper                        22-11         64-38 (12-0)

Saturday 8th June “B” v Clevedon Prom B
H. Whyte, M. Campbell, M. Milliner, K. Holland                   14-25
A. Kimitri, R. Crawford, R. Rockett, K. Burgess                     22-14
N. Robbins, M. Manning, R. Bromet, J. Newman                 17-17        53-56 (3-9)

Saturday 8th June “C” v Congresbury B
M. Payne, M. Willetts, N. Sell, J. Smart                           27-18
C. Cleeves, B. Nicholls, D. Jones, R. Stone                     27-15
D. Ferrari, D. Hubbard, G. Frost, G. Barlow                  14-26         68-59 (10-2)

Thursday 6th June – Wells (Allcock Trophy)
T, Miles, P. Coumis, K. Wilson, C. Gazzard                       18-18
J. Hartree, S. Cooper, P. Owen, M. Cooper                      10-19    28-37

Thursday 6th June – Templars v Vikings
D. Ferrari, A. Hollier, G. Barlow                                          12-18
C. Gobby, G. Robbins, M. Brooks                                       13-18
K. Puddy, S. Puddy, R. Stone                                               17-09
B. Nicholls, D. Hubbard, G. Frost                                      18-17
C. Cleeves, D. Jones, T. Hines                                             14-19
P. Sharp, L. Kelly, D. Fairhurst                                          25-11 99-92 (14-6

Wednesday 5th June Winscombe Originals v Saxons
D. Carpenter, M. Campbell, P. Owen                              18-12
H. Whyte, T. Hines, K. Holland                                          09-23
P. Coumis, M. Manning, M. Milliner                                15-13
N. Robbins, R. Rockett, M. Cooper                                  25-12
R. Bromet, T. Puddy, C. Heal                                             19-16
D. Ferrari, D. Wheatley, K. Burgess                                14-27     100-103 (8-12)

Friday 31st May – Taunton Deane (Nat Double Rink)
C. Gazzard, A. Bradley, M. Cooper, S. Davies           17-15
P. Coumis, P. Sloman, D. Fairhurst, D, Nutt             14-17     31-32

Thursday 30th May – Banwell v Vikings
G. Robbins, E. Sage, B. Johnson                                13-32
D. Ferrari, D. Hubbard, T. Hines                               21-23
C. Gobby, L. Kelly, D. Fairhurst                                 15-17
C. Cleeves, G. Barlow, J. Smart                                  16-17
R. Bryant, G. Frost, R. Stone                                      15-15
A. Hollier, S. Pratt, G. Rain                                         11-17      91-131 (1-19)

Wednesday 29th May – Somerton (Top Club)
2w – C. Gazzard                                                                15-08
4w – D. Fairhurst                                                               17-21
Pairs – D. Wheatley/D. Nutt                                             24-12
Triples – D. Carpenter, C. Heal, S. Davies                      25-07
Fours – P. Coumis, P. Owen, P. Sloman, M. Cooper    14-12   4-1

Monday 27th May Whitchurch – Mixed
R. Bailey, B. Nicholls, M. Milliner, C. Stevens            10-21
M. Payne, R. Cleeves, M. Campbell, K. Wilson          16-10
G. Robbins, F. Payne, D. Carpenter, P. Taylor          06-26
C. Cleeves, S. Newman, C. Sage, J. Newman             12-24
T, Miles, J. Smart, H. Gibbs, C. Gazzard                     11-21
D. Gibbs, N. Robbins, G. Barlow, B. Johnson            13-26     68-128

Thursday 23rd May – Penarth
G. Robbins, T. Hines, J. Newman, C. Gazzard             16-25
K. Puddy, B. Nicholls, M. Manning, D. Fairhurst        12-24
C. Cleeves, M. Campbell, J. Smart, M. Cooper            22-08
H. Whyte, R. Crawford, R. Rockett, P. Owen               17-17
N. Robbins, P. Coumis, H. Gibbs, M. Milliner              23-12     90-86

Monday 20th May -RBL v Saxons
P. Coumis, M. Manning, J. Newman                     17-12
N. Robbins, M. Campbell, M. Cooper                  16-13
Carmine, H. Gibbs, K. Burgess                             16-20
R. Rockett, K. Holland, A. Bradley                        21-08
R. Bromet, M. Milliner, C. Heal                             31-06
D. Carpenter, D. Wheatley, P. Owen                  25-19         126-78 (18-2)

Sunday 19th May – Winscombe (4D)
Singles – D. Fairhurst                                                        21-09
Pairs – D. Wheatley, D. Nutt                                            23-11
Triples – D. Carpenter, C. Heal, S. Davies                      18-13
Fours – C. Gazzard, P. Owen, P. Sloman, M. Cooper   17-15         79-48 (4-0)

Saturday 18th May – Ashcombe “B” v “B”
Carmine, M. Campbell, K. Holland, D. Fairhurst                26-18
Andy Kimitri, R. Crawford, B. Johnson, K. Burgess            14-21
N. Robbins,M. Manning, R. Bromet, W. Harrison              12-24       52-63 (2-10)

Saturday 18th May – Winscombe “B” v “C”
C. Cleeves, G. Robbins, B. Nicholls, G. Barlow                   10-27
M. Willetts, A. Hollier, G. Frost, R. Rockett                          12-24
R. Rossiter, D. Hubbard, R. Stone, H. Gibbs                       25-08       47-59 (2-10)

Thursday 16th May – Rock Park
T. Hines, K. Puddy, J. Newman, S. Cooper                   08-24
D. Gibbs, M. Campbell, M. Milliner, C. Stevens          29-12
N. Robbins, G. Rain, R. Bromet, P. Taylor                   19-24
Carmine, S. Newman, R. Rockett, K. Holland             17-22
Andy Kimitri, V. Edwards, G. Barlow, P. Owen           24-15
L. Kelly, J. Watson, H. Gibbs, D. Fairhurst                    23-11        120-108

Wednesday 15th May – Winscombe Pioneers v Vikings
P. Sharp, B. Nicholls, G. Barlow                      10-30
M. Campbell, R. Bryant, J. Smart                     13-17
R. Rossiter, D. Hubbard, B. Johnson               31-11
S. Puddy, K. Puddy, G. Frost                            05-25
A. Hollier, L. Kelly, R. Stone                             20-15
C. Cleeves, G. Robbins, T. Hines                     14-24     93-122   (4-16)

Tuesday 14th May – Crusaders – Saxons
N. Robbins, M. Campbell, M. Cooper                                       19-11
Carmine, M. Milliner, K. Burgess                                              11-15
P. Coumis, R. Crawford, J. Newman                                         30-12
R. Bromet, D. Wheatley, C. Heal                                               28-07
D. Carpenter, M. Manning, P. Owen                                        09-18
R. Rockett, K. Holland, A. Jackson                                            16-18         113-81 (14-6)

Sunday 12th May – Congresbury (NSBA KO)
D. Carpenter, D. Wheatley, P. Sloman, D. Nutt                       16-15
P. Coumis, R. Bromet, P. Owen, S. Davies                               22-11
Carmine, M. Milliner, K. Burgess, D. Fairhurst                        17-16
H. Whyte, M. Manning, J. Newman, C. Heal                            17-19
H. Gibbs, M. Campbell, A. Bradley, C. Gazzard                       21-15   93-76

Saturday 11th May – Taunton v “A”
D. Carpenter, C. Gazzard, P. Sloman, D. Nutt                        19-18
P. Coumis, P. Owen, C. Heal, S. Davies                                    19-16
A. Bradley, D. Wheatley, A. Jackson, M. Cooper                     18-30   56-64 (4-8)

Saturday 11th May – RBL B v “B”
H. Whyte, M. Campbell, H. Gibbs, D. Fairhurst                       22-12
R. Rossiter, R. Crawford, B. Johnson, K. Burgess                    27-09
Carmine, R. Bromet, J. Newman, W. Harrison                        27-18     76-39 (12-0)

Saturday 11th May – Nailsea B v “C”
D. Ferrari, L. Kelly, R. Stone, M. Manning                                 12-22
K. Fairhurst, B. Nicholls, N. Robbins, G. Frost                          15-14
M. Payne, A. Hollier, D. Hubbard, G. Barlow                            09-24      36-60  (2-10)

Thursday 9th May Saxons v BoS (O55s)
N. Robbins, D.Fairhurst, M. Cooper                  16-12
M. Campbell M. Milliner, C. Heal                       29-08
P. Coumis, R. Crawford, J. Newman                  23-15
Carmine, H. Gibbs, K. Burgess                          11-14
H. Whyte, R. Bromet, A. Bradley                       26-09
D. Carpenter, M. Manning, P. Owen                20-17      125-75   (18-2)

Wednesday 8th May Vikings v Mark Moor (O55s)
D. Ferrari, B. Nicholls, G. Barlow                      22-12
K. Puddy, R. Bromet, G. Frost                           12-12
P. Sharp, A. Hollier, T. Hines                             15-10
L. Kelly, S. Pratt ,J. Smart                                   22-18
C. Cleeves, E. Sage, M. Brookes                       15-11
R. Rossiter, D. Hubbard, B. Johnson               18-09       104-72   (19-1)

Monday 6th May Vikings v Ashcombe Knights (055s KO Cup)
D. Ferrari, B. Nicholls, G. Barlow                                        09-16
S. Puddy, K. Puddy, G. Frost                                                15-25
A. Hollier, L. Kelly, R. Stone                                                  10-23
C. Cleeves, S. Pratt, G. Rain                                                 23-12
P. Carrington, M. Hines, M. Brookes                                 12-13
A. Rossiter, D. Hubbard, B. Johnson                                  13-18        82-107

Saturday 4th May “A” v Ilminster “A” (SCL)
D. Carpenter,  M. Milliner,  P. Sloman, D. Nutt                   31-07
P. Coumis, P. Owen, A. Jackson, S. Davies                           11-30
A. Bradley, D Wheatley, C. Gazzard, M. Cooper                 16-27   58-64    (2-10)

Saturday 4th May “B” v Ashcombe “A” (SCL)
L. Kelly, N. Robbins, M. Manning,  J. Newman                    15-36
H. Whyte, M. Campbell, H. Gibbs, C. Heal                           12-24
A. Kimitri, R. Crawford, B. Johnson, K. Burgess                  26-23     53-83    (2-10)

Thursday 2nd May – Somerton (National Double Rink)
P. Coumis, P. Sloman, D. Fairhurst, D. Nutt                 31-03
D. Carpenter, C. Gazzard, S. Davies, M. Cooper          15-10     46-13

Tuesday 30th April – Nailsea v Vikings
R. Rossiter, G. Robbins, G. Barlow                08-21
D. Ferrari, S. Pratt, R. Stone                           09-17
A. Hollier, T. Puddy, B. Johnson                     18-12
C. Gobby, K. Puddy, J. Smart                          11-30
C. Cleeves, L. Kelly, D. Hubbard                    12-24
T. Hines, R. Bryant, G. Frost                           14-28   72-132   (2-18)

Sunday 28th April – Isle Of Wight Tourist (mixed)
D. Gibbs, T. Miles, R. Bromet, S. Cooper                     17-13
H. Whyte, B. Williams, M. Cooper, C. Gazzard           19-13
R. Bailey, F. Payne, P. Sloman, D. Fairhurst                19-13
V. Edwards, S. Newman, J. Smart, J. Newman            22-15
M. Payne, N. Whyte, M. Milliner, C. Stevens               15-10
M. Slavin, S. Milliner, H. Gibbs, P. Taylor                     13-14
D. Callister, D. Carpenter, H. Frye, K. Wilson              31-09         136-87

Saturday 27th April – Burnham-on-Sea
P. Coumis, N. Robbins, J. Newman          14-12
G. Robbins, R. Bromet, A. Bradley           25-10
Carmine, H. Gibbs, K. Burgess                 15-11
R. Stallard, T. Puddy, M. Cooper              18-12
K. Fairhurst, M. Campbell, D. Fairhurst  19-17
A. Kimitri, M. Milliner, P. Sloman             25-10  116-72

Thursday 25th April – Saxons v Winscombe Originals (O55s)
H. Whyte, H. Gibbs, J. Newman                    13-19
N. Robbins, M. Milliner, K. Holland              20-24
R. Bromet, M. Campbell, A. Bradley             11-12
Carmine, K. Burgess, C. Heal                        09-21
D. Carpenter, P. Coumis, D. Wheatley        20-13
R. Rockett, T. Puddy, M. Cooper                  08-20     81-109   (2-18)

Tuesday 23rd April Clarence v Vikings
R. Rossiter, G. Barlow, B. Johnson        14-19
C. Gobby, K. Puddy, J. Smart                  12-32
D. Ferrari, T. Hines, G. Frost                   09-26
P. Sharp, B. Nicholls, R. Stone               14-22
S. Puddy, S. Pratt, D. Hubbard              08-32
C. Cleeves, R. Bryant, L. Kelly                14-18     71-149   (0-20)

Sunday 21st April – Battle of the Sexes
Men                                               Ladies
C. Gobby                                       D. Gibbs
L. Richards                                    S. Newman
R. Rockett                                     M. Kelly
J. Smart                       20              P. Taylor                 10

E. Sage                                           F. Payne
D. Carpenter                               M. Slavin
C. Gazzard                20               C. Stevens                13

M. Payne                                      E. Wade
D. Hubbard                                 D. Welfare
R. Bromet               15                 S. Cooper                 18

C. Cleeves                                    C. Sage
J. Watson                                     V. Edwards
H. Gibbs                                      H. Frye
M. Cooper             21                  K. Wilson                 19

H. Whyte                                      J. Poolman
J. Newman                                 N. Whyte
L. Kelly                  26                  B. Williams               05

 Total                   102                                                  65             

Saturday 20th April Weston Bath
C. Cleeves, L. Kelly, M. Milliner, C. Gazzard                        24-14
A. Hollier, P. Coumis, K. Burgess, D. Fairhurst                  16-10
Carmine, G. Barlow, A. Bradley, C. Heal                             22-13
D. Carpenter, P. Sharp, T. Puddy, D. Wheatley                  22-15
A. Kimitri, K. Puddy, J. Smart, M. Cooper                            33-08     117-60

Wednesday 17th April – Banwell (mixed)
J. Bakonyi, F. Payne, S. Sokol, M. Milliner                  14-24
D. Callister, M. Slavin, R. Rockett, B. Johnson           17-13
D. Gibbs, G. Robbins,R. Cleeves, J. Newman            21-18
T. Sprackman, S. Newman, R. Bromet, P. Taylor     20-25
C. Cleeves, G. Poolman, H. Gibbs, C. Stevens          14-21
M. Payne, Carmine, C. Sage, K. Wilson                     15-23     101-124

Saturday 13th April President v Captain
President                                           Captain
R. Rossiter                                           T. Hines
R. Bromet                                           M. Campbell
W. Harrison             24                       D. Carpenter    9

C. Cleeves                                           R. Fenwick
G. Barlow                                            D. Hubbard
R. Crawford                                        R. Rocket
C. Gazzard              25                       A. Bradley       25

N. Robbins                                        A. Hollier
K. Holland                                         H. Whyte
M. Milliner                                        H. Gibbs
P. Sloman              31                      K. Burgess          11

L. Kelly                                             A. Kimitri
G. Frost                                            P. Coumis
T. Puddy                  9                      M. Cooper          18

K. Fairhurst                                     B. Nicholls
S. Puddy                                         G. Rain
D. Fairhurst          15                      J. Smart               22

P. Sharp                                         G. Robbins
R. Stone
Carmine                                         K. Puddy
J. Newman           16                     D Wheatley          13

                            120                                                   98

Ladies Match Reports 2024

LADIES MATCH REPORTS 2024

Saturday 8th June – Whites v Blues
Whites                                   Blues
P. Turner                                J. Baknyi
E. Williams                            N. Whyte
S. Harrison        24               D. Welfare               13

J. Hartreee                             T. Miles
R. Cleeves                             A. Culpeck
A. Holland        10                 S. Cooper                21

R. Bailey                                M. Slavin
E. Wade                                 V. Edwards
B. Jones           10                  F. Waters                19
Total               44                                                   53

Thursday 6th June – Wells (Allcock Trophy)
T, Miles, P. Coumis, K. Wilson, C. Gazzard                18-18
J. Hartree, S. Cooper, P. Owen, M. Cooper               10-19   28-37

Saturday 1st June – Wedmore – Whites
J. Hartree, E. Williams, A. Holland                                   15-15
D. Callister, R. Cleeves, C. Sage                                       07-32
R. Bailey, M. Kelly, B. Williams                                         24-11    46-58   (3-9)

Tuesday 28th May – Wedmore – WDLL
M. Kelly, M. Slavin, A. Holland                                         21-18
A. Culpeck, B. Williams, S. Sokol                                     21-12
F. Payne, S. Harrison, P. Taylor                                       20-11   62-41

Saturday 25th May – Street (Allcock Trophy)
J. Hartree, S. Cooper, C. Gazzard, M. Cooper              13-17
T. Miles, P. Coumis, K. Wilson, S. Davies                      27-07    40-24

Saturday 25th May – St. Andrews v Blues
D. Gibbs, N. Whyte, P. Taylor                                        07-24
S. Newman, M. Slavin. A. Culpeck                                16-18
M. Hawkins, F. Payne, D. Welfare                                08-22    31-64

Saturday 25th May – Mark Moor v Whites
E. Williams, B. Williams, A. Holland                             22-14
R. Bailey, P. Turner, S. Harrison                                  16-20
D. Callister, B. Jones, C. Stevens                                  30-08    68-42

Friday 24th May – Ashcombe (WL)
R. Bailey, S. Newman, C. Stevens, S. Cooper         27-06
D. Gibbs, E. Williams, B. Williams, K. Wilson         11-15
D. Callister, R. Cleeves, S. Harrison, B. Jones        16-19 54-40

Thursday 23rd May – Congresbury (WDLL)
S. Lawrence, C. Sage, K. Wilson                         20-13
M. Slavin, B. Williams, S. Sokol                          09-19
T. Miles, P. Taylor, A. Holland                            14-29  43-61 (2-8)

Tuesday 21st May – BoS
F. Payne, R. Cleeves, S. Cooper                         25-07
J. Bakonyi, B. Williams, S. Harrison                   16-14
P. Turner, B. Jones, A. Holland                          22-21    63-42

Saturday 18th May – Ashcombe – Blues
M. Slavin, M. Hawkins, S. Cooper                     19-11
T. Miles, S. Sokol, K. Wilson                               19-13
A. Culpeck, P. Taylor, F. Waters                        37-09   75-33

Friday 17th May – Ashcombe (WL)
D. Callister, E. Wade, S. Harrison, B. Jones      29-08
D. Gibbs, C. Sage, M. Hawkins, K. Wilson         09-14
R. Bailey, S. Sokol, A. Fewings, B. Williams       25-10   63-32

Friday 10th May – Portishead (WDLL)
M. Kelly, N. Whyte, S. Sokol                                           07-32
T. Miles, H. Frye, S. Cooper                                           21-09
F. Payne, B. Williams, K. Wilson                                    15-13 43-54 (4-6)

Thursday 9th May – Clevedon (WL)
P. Turner, S. Lawrence, P. Taylor, C. Stevens              17-16
J. Hartree, R. Cleeves, H. Frye, K. Wilson                      14-12
D. Gibbs, E. Wade, S. Harrison, D. Welfare                  24-21   55-49

Tuesday 7th May – Bridgwater
F. Payne. T. Miles, D. Welfare, S.Cooper                       23-07
. S. Newman, B. Williams, S. Soko;P. Taylor                 17-14
J. Hartree. J. Bakanyi, H. Frye, K. Wilson                       23-14     63-35

Sunday 5th May – Street (Top Club)
Singles – I. Cracknell                                                         20-21
Pairs – J. Hartree/K. Wilson                                              12-21
Triples – M. Slavin/B. Williams, S. Copper                      15-19
Fours – D. Gibbs/H. Frye/P.Taylor/A. Fewings               11-20     0-4

Saturday 4th May – Wedmore v Blues
D. Gibbs, M. Hawkins, S. Cooper                     13-19
M. Slavin, N. Whyte, K. Wilson                          16-13
I. Miles, P. Taylor, S. Sokol                                 22-17      51-49   (10-2)

Saturday 4th May – Ashcombe v Whites
D. Callister, H. Frye, I. Cracknell                        19-13
M. Kelly, R. Cleeves, A. Fewings                         11-20
J. Hartree, B. Williams, C. Sage                          13-22    43-55  (2-10)

30th April – Clevedon Prom (WL)
T. Miles, M. Slavin, A. Holland, K. Wilson            25-15
D. Gibbs, G. Poolman, B. Williams, S. Sokol       24-14
F. Payne, A. Culpeck, C. Stevens, P. Taylor         17-18   66-47    (8-2)

Outdoor Fixtures/Results 2024

Updated on 11th June 

Result
Date Day Mth Opponents Type Venue Rinks Time Res  For Agst Comments
Sat 13 Apr President’s Day H 6R 2.30 Win 120 98
Mon 15 Apr Ladies’ Opening Day H 6R 2.30
Tue 16 Apr Ladies Umbrella (Ladies) H 3R 2.00
Wed 17 Apr Banwell Mixed A 4/6 2.30 Lost 101 124
Fri 19 Apr Mixed Umbrella H 3R 2.00
Sat 20 Apr Weston Bath Men’s Friemdly H 6R 2.30 Win 117 60
Sun 21 Apr Battle of the Sexes Men v Ladies H 5R 2.00 Win 102 65
Tue 23 Apr Ladies Umbrella Ladies H 3R 2.00
Tue 23 Apr Clarence (Vikings) (O/55’s Lge) A 6T 2.30 Lost 71 149 0-20
Thu 25 Apr Winscombe Originals (Saxons) (O/55’s Lge) A 6T 2.30 Lost 81 109 2-19
Fri 26 Apr Mixed Umbrella H 3R 2.00
Sat 27 Apr Burnham Men’s Friendly A 6T 2.30 Won 116 72
Sun 28 Apr I o Wight Bowlers Mixed H 7R 1.30 Won 136 87
Mon 29 Apr Men’s Umbrella Men’s Comp Draw H 6R 6.00
Tue 30 Apr Clevedon Prom LBC Wessex League A 3R 10.30 Won 66 47 (8-2)
Tue 30 Apr Ladies’ Umbrella H 3R 2.00
Tue 30 Apr Nailsea (Vikings) (O/55’s Lge) A 6T 2.30 Lost 72 132 (2-18)
Date Day Mth Opponents Type Venue Rinks Time Res  For Agst Comments
Thu 2 May Somerton & District BC BE Men’s Two Fours A 2R 6.15 Won 46 13
Fri 3 May Mixed Umbrella H 3R 2.00
Fri 3 May Ladies’ Umbrella Ladies’ Comp Draw H 3R 6.00
Sat 4 May Ashcombe LBC VBC White (SLCL) H 3T 10.30 Lost 43 55 2-10
Sat 4 May Wedmore LBC VBC Blue (SLCL) H 3T 10.30 Won 51 49   10-2
Sat 4 May Ashcombe A VBC B (SCL) H 3R 2.30 Lost 53 83 2-10
Sat 4 May Ilminster A VBC A (SCL) A 3R 2.30 Lost 58 64 2-10
Sun 5 May Street LBC BE Ladies’ Top Club H 4R 2.30 Lost 0 5
Sun 5 May St Andrews NS Mixed League A 2R 2.15 Won 22 18
Mon 6 May BANK HOLIDAY  
Mon 6 May Ashcombe Knights (Vikings)(O/55’s KO Cup) H 6T 2.30 Lost 82 107
Mon 6 May Men’s Umbrella +2R Ladies Cnty Coaching H 4R 6.00
Tue 7 May Ladies’ Umbrella H 3R 2.00
Tue 7 May Bridgwater LBC Ladies’ Friendly A 3R 2.30 Won 63 35
Wed 8 May Mark Moor (Vikings) (O/55’s Lge) H 6T 2.30 Won 104 72  (19-1)
Thu 9 May Clevedon LBC Wessex League H 3R 2.30 Won 55 49
Thu 9 May Burnham (Saxons) (O/55’s Lge) A 6T 2.30 Won 125 75 (18-2)
Fri 10 May Mixed Umbrella H 3R 2.00
Fri 10 May Portishead RBL LBC WDLL A 3T 2.30 Lost 43 54 (4-6)
Sat 11 May St Andrews A LBC VBC White (SLCL) A 3T 10.30 Postponed
Sat 11 May Taunton A VBC A (SCL) H 3R 2.30 Lost 56 64 (4-8)
Sat 11 May Portishead RBL B VBC B (SCL) H 3R 2.30 won 76 39 (12-0)
Sat 11 May Nailsea B VBC C (SCL) A 6T 2.30 lost 36 60 (2-8)
Sun 12 May Congresbury NSBA KO Cup H 5R 2.30 Won 93 76
Mon 13 May Cinderford Mixed Friendly H 5-6R 2.00 C C C Cancelled by visitors
Mon 13 May Men’s Umbrella +2R Ladies Cnty Coaching H 4R 6.00
Tue 14 May Ashcombe Crusaders (Saxons) (O/55’s Lge) H 6T 2.30 Won 113 81 (14-6)
Wed 15 May Ladies’ Umbrella H 3R 2.00
Wed 15 May Winscombe Pioneers (Vikings) (O/55’s Lge) A 6T 2.30 Lost 93  122  (4-16)
Thu 16 May Rock Park BC Mixed Friendly (Optional) H 6R 2.00 Won 120 108
Fri 17 May Mixed Umbrella H 3R 2.00
Fri 17 May Ashcombe LBC Wessex League A 3R 2.30 Won 63 32
Sat 18 May Ashcombe LBC VBC Blue (SLCL) H 3T 10.30 Won 75 33
Sat 18 May Ashcombe B VBC B (SCL) H 3R 2.30 Lost 52 63 (2-10)
Sat 18 May Winscombe B VBC C (SCL) H 3R 2.30 Lost 47 59 (2-10)
Sun 19 May Winscombe NSBA 4 Dimensions A 4R 2.30 won  4 (79-48)
Mon 20 May Portishead RL (Saxons) (O/55’s Lge) H 6T 2.30 Won 126 78 (18-2)
Mon 20 May Men’s Umbrella H 6R 6.00
Tue 21 May Ladies’ Umbrella H 3R 2.00
Tue 21 May Burnham LBC Ladies’ Friendly H 3R 2.30 Won 63 42
Tue 21 May Yatton NS Mixed League H 2R 6.15 Lost 19 21
Thu 23 May Penarth Men’s Friemdly H 5R 2.30 Won 90 86
Thu 23 May Congresbury LBC WDLL H 3T 6.15 Lost 43 61 (2-8)
Fri 24 May Mixed Umbrella H 3R 2.00
Fri 24 May Ashcombe LBC Wessex League H 3R 2.30 Won 54 40
Sat 25 May Mark Moor VBC White (SLCL) H 3T 10.30 Won 68 42 (10-2)
Sat 25 May St Andrews A LBC VBC Blue (SLCL) A 3T 10.30 Lost 31 64 (0-12)
Sat 25 May Street BE Tony Allcock Mxd H 2R 2.00 Won 40 24
Mon 27 May BANK HOLIDAY
Mon 27 May Whitchurch BC (Cardiff) Mixed Friendly H 6R 2.30 Lost  68 128
Mon 27 May Men’s Umbrella H 6R 6.00
Tue 28 May Ladies’ Umbrella H 3R 2.00
Tue 28 May Wedmore LBC WDLL H 3R 2.30 Won 62 41
Wed 29 May Somerton & District BC BE Men’s Top Club H 5R 6.15 won 4 1
Thu 30 May Banwell (Vikings)(O/55’s Lge) H 6T 2.30 lost 91 121 (1-19)
Fri 31 May Mixed Umbrella H 3R 2.00
Fri 31 May Taunton Deane BE Men’s Two Fours A 2R 6.15 Lost 31 32
Fri 31 May City of Wells Mixed Friendly A 4R 2.30 Canc Canc Canc lack of names
Date Day Mth Opponents Type Venue Rinks Time Res  For Agst  Comments
Sat 1 Jun Wedmore LBC VBC White (SLCL) A 3t 10.30 lost 43 58 (3-9)
Mon 3 Jun
Tue 4 Jun Ladies’ Umbrella H 3R 2.00
Wed 5 Jun Winscombe Originals (Saxons)(O/55’s Lge) H 6T 2.30 Lost 100 103 (8-12)
Thu 6 Jun Ashcombe Templars (Vikings)(O/55’s Lge) A 6T 2.30 Won 99 92 (14-6)
Thu 6 Jun City of Wells BE Tony Allcock Mixed Fours H 2R 6.15 Lost 28 37
Fri 7 Jun Mixed Umbrella H 3R 2.00
Sat 8 Jun VBC Blue VBC White (SLCL) H 3T 10.30 Won 53 44
Sat 8 Jun Purnell A VBC A (SC) H 3R 2.30 Won 64 38 (12-0)
Sat 8 Jun Clevedon Prom B VBC B (SC) A 3R 2.30 Lost 53 56 (3-9)
Sat 8 Jun Congresbury B VBC C (SCL) A 3R 2.30 won 68 59 (10-2)
Sun 9 Jun Barbarians Presidents Day H 6R 2.00 Lost 81 121
Mon 10 Jun Rumney BC Mixed Friendly H 4R 2.30 Won 69 47
Mon 10 Jun Men’s Umbrella H 6R 6.00
Tue 11 Jun Portishead (Vikings)(O/55’s Lge) A 6T 10.30 Won 106 81 (15-5)
Tue 11 Jun Ladies’ Umbrella H 3R 2.00
Tue 11 Jun West Backwell LBC WDLL H 3R 2.30 P P P re-arranged for 18th June
Thu 13 Jun Wrington LBC Ladies’ Friendly A 3T 2.30
Thu 13 Jun Wedmore (Saxons)(O/55’s Lge) A 6T 2.30
Fri 14 Jun Mixed Umbrella H 3R 2.00
Fri 14 Jun Congresbury LBC NS Mixed League H 2R 6.15
Sat 15 Jun Taunton Deane BE Top Club H 5R 2.30
Sat 15 Jun Wedmore B VBC B (SCL) A 3R 2.30
Sat 15 Jun Banwell B VBC C (SCL) A 3R 2.30
Sun 16 Jun VBC Mixed Fours H 6R 10.00 Now 18/8
Sun 16 Jun Castle Cary LBC Southey Trophy A 4R ?
Mon 17 Jun Winscombe LBC Wessex League H 3R 2.30
Mon 17 Jun Men’s Umbrella H 6R 6.00
Tue 18 Jun Ladies’ Umbrella H 3R 2.00
Tue 18 Jun Mark Moor (Vikings)(O/55’s Lge) A 6T 2.30
Wed 19 Jun Yatton (Saxons)(O/55’s Lge) H 6T 2.30
Wed 19 Jun Nailsea WDLL A 3T 2.30
Thu 20 Jun Clarence LBC WDLL H 3R 10.30
Thu 20 Jun Clevedon Prom (Vikings)(O/55’s Lge) H 6T 2.30
Fri 21 Jun Mixed Umbrella H 3R 2.00
Sat 22 Jun Wedmore LBC VBC White (SLCL) H 3T 10.30
Sat 22 Jun Mark Moor LBC VBC Blue (SLCL) A 3T 10.30
Sat 22 Jun Ashcombe C VBC C (SCL) H 3R 2.30
Sat 22 Jun Bristol A VBC A (SC) A 3R 2.30
Sat 22 Jun Chew Stoke A VBC B (SCL) A 3R 2.30
Sun 23 Jun Ladies’ Fixed Jack H 6R 10.00
Mon 24 Jun North Petherton LBC Wessex League H 3R 2.30
Mon 24 Jun Men’s Umbrella H 6R 6.00
Tue 25 Jun Ladies’ Umbrella H 3R 2.00
Tue 25 Jun Ashcombe Knights (Saxons)(O/55’s Lge) A 6T 2.30
Wed 26 Jun Winscombe Pioneers (Vikings)(O/55’s Lge) H 6T 2.30
Thu 27 Jun Congresbury LBC Wessex League H 3R 2.30
Fri 28 Jun Mark Moor (Saxons)(O/55’s Lge) KO Cup H 6T 2.30
Sat 29 Jun Portishead RBL A VBC A (SC) H 3R 2.30
Sat 29 Jun Clarence VBC B (SCL) H 3R 2.30
Sun 30 Jun Gilfach Goch Men’s Friendly H 4R 2.00
Date Day Mth Opponents Type Venue Rinks Time Res For Agst Comments
Mon 1 Jul Men’s Umbrella H 6R 6.00
Tue 2 Jul Ladies’ Umbrella H 3R 2.00
Tue 2 Jul Clevedon Turnbull Cup A 4R 6.15
Wed 3 Jul St Andrews (Saxons)(O/55’s Lge) H 6T 2.30
Wed 3 Jul Yatton LBC Ladies’ Friendly A 3R 2.00
Thu 4 Jul Ashcombe Templars (Vikings)(O/55’s Lge) H 6T 2.30
Fri 5 Jul Mixed Umbrella H 3R 2.00
Fri 5 Jul Long Ashton LBC Fear Cup A 3R ?
Sat 6 Jul Portishead RBL C VBC C (SCL) H 3R 2.30
Sat 6 Jul Burnham A VBC B (SCL) A 3R 2.30
Sun 7 Jul Worcester County Ground Mixed Friendly H 6R 2.30
Mon 8 Jul Men’s Umbrella H 6R 6.00
Tue 9 Jul Ladies’ Umbrella H 3R 2.00
Wed 10 Jul Banwell (Vikings)(O/55’s Lge) A 6T 2.30
Thu 11 Jul Ashcombe Crusaders (Saxons)(O/55’s Lge) A 6T 2.30
Fri 12 Jul Mixed Umbrella H 3R 2.00
Sat 13 Jul Ashcombe LBC VBC White (LSCL) A 3T 10.30
Sat 13 Jul Wedmore LBC VBC Blue (LSCL) A 3T 10.30
Sat 13 Jul Yatton A VBC B (SCL) H 3R 2.30
Sat 13 Jul Portishead VBC C (SCL) H 3R 2.30
Sat 13 Jul Watchet A VBC A (SCL) A 3R 2.30
Sun 14 Jul Bristol Arrow Centenary Match A
Mon 15 Jul Wrington LBC Ladies’ Friendly H 3R 2.30
Mon 15 Jul Men’s Umbrella H 6R 6.00
Tue 16 Jul Ladies’ Umbrella H 3R 2.00
Wed 17 Jul Keynsham Mixed Friendly H 3R 2.30
Thu 18 Jul Saxons v Vikings O/55’s Triples Challenge H 5T 2.30
Thu 18 Jul Congresbury LBC WDLL A 3T 6.15
Fri 19 Jul South Oxford Bowls Mixed Friendly H 7R 2.00
Sat 20 Jul St Andrews A VBC White (LSCL) H 3T 10.30
Sat 20 Jul Bath A VBC A (SCL) H 3R 2.30
Sun 21 Jul Fun Day Mixed H 5R 2.00
Mon 22 Jul Men’s Umbrella H 6R 6.00
Tue 23 Jul Clarence LBC WDLL A 3T 10.30
Tue 23 Jul Ladies’ Umbrella H 3R 2.00
Tue 23 Jul Ashcombe NS Mixed League A 2R 6.15
Wed 24 Jul Somerset Executive Roly Moore Cup H 6R 2.00
Thu 25 Jul Ashcombe Knights (Saxons)(O/55’s Lge) H 6T 2.30
Fri 26 Jul Mixed Umbrella H 3R 2.00
Sat 27 Jul Ashcombe LBC VBC Blue (LSCL) A 3T 10.30
Sat 27 Jul Willmott Park A VBC A (SCL) H 3R 2.30
Sat 27 Jul Bristol B VBC B (SCL) H 3R 2.30
Sat 27 Jul Clevedon Prom C VBC C (SCL) A 3R 2.30
Sun 28 Jul GB Britton Mixed Friendly H 6R 2.30
Mon 29 Jul Men’s Umbrella H 6R 6.00
Tue 30 Jul Bowlers on Tour Mixed Friendly H 6R 10.30
Tue 30 Jul Ladies’ Umbrella H 3R 2.00
Tue 30 Jul Portishead LBC WDLL H 3T 2.30
Wed 31 Jul Yatton (Saxons)(O/55’s Lge) A 6T 2.30
Date Day Mth Opponents Type Venue Rinks Time Res For Agst Comments
Thu 1 Aug Portishead (Vikings)(O/55’s Lge) H 6T 2.30
Fri 2 Aug Mixed Umbrella H 3R 2.00
Sat 3 Aug Nailsea A VBC B (SCL) H 3R 2.30
Sat 3 Aug Clevedon A VBC A (SCL) A 3R 2.30
Sat 3 Aug Yatton B VBC C (SCL) A 3R 2.30
Mon 5 Aug Men’s Umbrella H 6R 6.00
Tue 6 Aug Ladies’ Triples 1st Round H 3R 2.00
Tue 6 Aug West Backwell NS Mixed League A 2R 6.15
Wed 7 Aug Wedmore (Saxons)(O/55’s Lge) H 6T 2.30
Wed 7 Aug Wedmore LBC WDLL A 3T 2.30
Fri 9 Aug Witney Mills BC Mixed Frendly H 6-7R 2.00
Mon 12 Aug Men’s Umbrella H 6R 6.00
Tue 13 Aug Ladies’ Umbrella H 3R 2.00
Tue 13 Aug Portishead RBL LBC Ladies’ Friendly A 3R 2.30
Wed 14 Aug Victoria Ladies Triples S/F H 2R 2.00
Wed 14 Aug Clarence Men’s Friendly A 6R 6.00
Thu 15 Aug Portishead RBL (Saxons)(O/55’s Lge) A 6T 10.30
Thu 15 Aug Clevedon Prom LBC Wessex League H 3R 2.30
Fri 16 Aug Nailsea (Vikings)(O/55’s Lge) H 6T 2.30
Sat 17 Aug St Andrews A VBC Blue (LSCL) H 3T 10.30
Sat 17 Aug Mark Moor VBC White (LSCL) A 3T 10.30
Sat 17 Aug Street A VBC A (SCL) H 3R 2.30
Sat 17 Aug Clevedon B VBC C (SCL) H 3R 2.30
Sat 17 Aug St Andrews A VBC B (SCL) A 3R 2.30
Sun 18 Aug VBC Mixed Fours Comp H 6R 10.00
Sun 18 Aug VBC Mixed Fours Comp H 6R 2.00
Mon 19 Aug Men’s Umbrella H 6R 6.00
Tue 20 Aug Ladies’ Umbrella H 3R 2.00
Tue 20 Aug Penarth Men’s Friendly A 6R 2.30
Wed 21 Aug North Petherton LBC Wessex League A 3R 2.30
Thu 22 Aug Clarence (Vikings)(O/55’s Lge) H 6T 2.30
Thu 22 Aug Winscombe LBC Wessex League A 3R 2.30
Fri 23 Aug Mixed Umbrella H 3R 2.00
Fri 23 Aug St Andrews (Saxons)(O/55’s Lge) A 6T 2.30
Fri 23 Aug Nailsea NS Mixed League H 2R 6.15
Sat 24 Aug VBC White VBC Blue (LSCL) H 3T 10.30
Mon 26 Aug BANK HOLIDAY No Umbrella
Mon 26 Aug Victoria High Fives H 6R 9.00
Tue 27 Aug Ladies’ Umbrella H 3R 2.00
Tue 27 Aug Clevedon Prom (Vikings)(O/55’s Lge) A 6T 2.30
Wed 28 Aug Congresbury LBC Wessex League A 3R 2.00
Wed 28 Aug Burnham (Saxons)(O/55’s Lge) H 6T 2.30
Thu 29 Aug Banwell NS Mixed League H 2R 6.15
Fri 30 Aug Mixed Umbrella H 3R 2.00
Sat 31 Aug Mark Moor VBC Blue (LSCL) H 3T 10.30
Sat 31 Aug Wrington VBC C (SCL) H 3R 2.30
Sat 31 Aug Clevedon Prom A VBC A (SCL) A 3R 2.30
Sat 31 Aug Banwell A VBC B (SCL) A 3R 2.30
Date Day Mth Opponents Type Venue Rinks Time Res For Agst Comments
Sun 1 Sep Victoria Open Mixed Triples H 6R ?
Mon 2 Sep Abercan Mixed Friendly H 5R 2.00
Mon 2 Sep Men’s Umbrella H 6R 6.00
Tue 3 Sep Ladies’ Umbrella H 3R 2.00
Tue 3 Sep Nailsea LBC WDLL H 3R 2.00
Wed 4 Sep West Backwell LBC WDLL A 3T 2.00
Fri 6 Sep Ystrad Mynach Mixed Friendly H 6R 2.00
Sat 7 Sep Mark Moor LBC VBC Blue (LSCL) H 3T 10.30
Sun 8 Sep Rugby Police Mixed Friendly H 7R 2.00
Mon 9 Sep
Tue 10 Sep Ladies’ Umbrella H 3R 2.00
Wed 11 Sep Notts County Tourists Men’s Frirendly H 6R 2.00
Thu 12 Sep Clevedon LBC Wessex League A 3R 2.30
Fri 13 Sep Bedwelty Park Men’s Frirendly H 6R 2.00
Sat 14 Sep CLUB FINALS H 6R 10.00
Sun 15 Sep CLUB FINALS H 6R 10.00
Mon 16 Sep Ladies v Gents H 6R 2.30
Thu 19 Sep Winscombe Men’s Friendly A 6R 2.30
Fri 20 Sep Ladies’ Closing Day H 6R 2.30
Sat 21 Sep Captain’s Day H 6R 2.30
Sun 22 Sep
Mon 23 Sep
Tue 24 Sep
Wed 25 Sep
Thu 26 Sep
Fri 27 Sep
Sat 28 Sep Ogmore Valley BC Mixed Friendly H 4R 2.30
Sun 29 Sep
GREEN CLOSED

 

Weston & D Over 55 Lge Tables 2024

WESTON & DISTRICT OVER 55s TRIPLES LEAGUE – 2024
TABLE 2 TABLES AS AT 2nd JUNE 2024
Division 1
Team P W D L RINKS  RINKS  RINKS  F A DIFF PTS
WON DRAWN LOST
1 ASHCOMBE CRUSADERS 6 5 0 1 20 1 15 652 507 145 81
2 WINSCOMBE ORIGINALS 4 4 0 0 14 0 10 410 364 46 60
3 VICTORIA SAXONS 4 3 0 1 14 0 10 445 343 102 52
4 ST ANDREWS 4 2 0 2 13 2 9 393 370 23 44
5 PORTISHEAD RBL 3 2 0 1 9 0 9 295 304 -9 34
6 ASHCOMBE KNIGHTS 4 1 0 3 10 3 11 380 421 -41 31
7 BURNHAM ON SEA 4 1 0 3 10 1 13 367 429 -62 29
8 YATTON 6 0 0 6 12 2 22 485 636 -151 26
9 ISLE OF WEDMORE 3 1 0 2 7 1 10 249 302 -53 23
Division 2
   Team P W D L RINKS  RINKS  RINKS  F A DIFF PTS
WON DRAWN LOST
1 CLARENCE BLUES 8 6 0 2 37 2 9 1023 619 404 124
2 CLEVEDON PROM 8 7 0 1 30 1 17 870 689 181 117
3 NAILSEA 7 4 0 3 24 1 17 728 639 89 81
4 BANWELL 5 3 0 2 17 3 10 614 452 162 61
5 PORTISHEAD 3 3 0 0 9 1 8 310 252 58 43
6 WINSCOMBE PIONEERS 6 1 0 5 10 1 25 460 725 -265 29
7 VICTORIA VIKINGS 5 1 0 4 8 2 20 431 596 -165 26
8 ASHCOMBE TEMPLARS 4 0 0 4 6 0 18 304 588 -284 12
9 MARK MOOR 4 0 0 4 3 1 20 311 491 -180 7