Date News Article Submitted By
 2/5/2010
100 Club Draw - April
The 100 Club draw for April took place at the Pavilion on 2 May. The number 98 was drawn but, as this number has not been sold, the prize money for the next draw will be £100.00. The draw was made by Michael Trippick and witnessed by Karen Eaton.
 
Geeti G  
 April 2020

New Bowls Wheelchair
We are delighted to inform Members that we were recently successful in being awarded a grant by the iGas Energy Community Fund to enable us to purchase a new manual Bowls Wheelchair and Bowls Arm. We look forward to seeing the wheelchair and bowls arm in operation in due course.

Teresa A 
31/3/2020
100 Club Draw - March
The 100 Club draw for March took place at the Pavilion on 31 March. Sue Woodhouse is the lucky winner of £50.00, being the owner of number 58 which, because of the current circumstances, was drawn out by Karen Eaton in front of a witness, Mike Smith.
 
Geeti G 
 8/3/2020

Friendly Match against Waterlooville
This match was played at Waterlooville on Sunday, 8 March 2020. We played 3 rinks and 3 triples as Waterlooville only has 6 rinks. Linda and Peter, who are members of the Waterlooville Bowls Club, made us feel most welcome, and we all had a great time and a good laugh – until we started bowling!!! Seriously, we all had a good time and had some close matches. Tea was planned for us after 16 ends but, due to a very heavy shower, we all had to run for cover so had tea after 6 ends. 

This was our very first outdoor away match since we opened in April 2019. Thanks to all the players who turned out for Clanfield and played very well for such a new club. You can all hold your heads up high as most of the Waterlooville players have been bowling for years and we’ve only been bowling for 10 months!! 

Results
Phil, Teresa, Debbie and Mike                 17-16     A win for Clanfield
Alan, Tracey, Carol and Barry                 16-19     Very close match 
Howard, Nuala and Bob                          9-16      Another close one
Michael T, Diana and Geeti                     6-16
Mick B, Wendy and Mike R                     5-26
Gaynor, Ian, John S and Ed McGrath       6-34
            
A few of us had problems trying to get out afterwards – Michael T thought he was going out but entered the shed and someone else ended up in the tennis courts!! Nuala thought she knew where she was going when she headed for her car but ended up walking round Jubilee Park in search of it. Such Fun!

Nuala A 

1/3/2020

 

Friendly Match against Palmerston, Fareham
This was our first away match and, for most of us, the first one indoors! Hospitality was amazing and the president made us feel very welcome. All Palmerston team members made us feel at home and helped us throughout. The experience was wonderful, food was delicious and a raffle was arranged as well.

Results:
Peter, Linda and Byron         18-14
Nuala, Alan and Sue             12-17
Debbie, Phil and Mike           17-21
Wendy, David and Gaynor     6-38
Howard, Tracey and Jo         11-33
Teresa, Mick and Mike          5-30

As the scores show, there was 1 win and some close matches which was a great result as 80% of our bowlers have never played indoors before. Everyone did their best and came away with heads held high. A special thanks to Phil Malin who stepped up to be our Captain for the day and did an excellent job.

 Nuala A
26/2/2020
2020 AGM
Our first AGM was held on 26 February 2020 and was attended by 49 trustees, committee members and members. Michael Trippick, our Chairman & Club Secretary, welcomed everyone and introduced Graham Withers, Finance & Legal, who presented the Club accounts for 2018-19 and the current accounts for 2019-2020 as they stood on 14 February 2020. Graham also presented a number of changes that the Management Committee recommended are made to the Constitution and Club Rules. 

Michael then gave his report during which he described the milestones and achievements, our bowls programme and the range of leisure activities of 2019-20. He then covered our plans for 2020-21 and the challenges we expect to face. This was followed by the election of the Management Committee and a question and answer session. As a finale, Michael showed a video which gave a bird's eye view of the Club and surrounding area and to round off the evening light refreshments were served.

See MINUTES for full details. If any member would like a copy of the minutes, the attendee and apologies list and the accounts please let Geeti Granger know (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Geeti G
14/2/2020
Valentines Roll Up
Roses were red, Carnations were pink, Love was in the air on the bowling rink on Valentine's Day!!

21 players lovingly arrived for this romantic roll up.

Best romantic dressers were Alan & Sue and Sue also guessed the correct amount of rose petals in the jar. There were 74 and Sue guessed 78. As a treat she was able to take the petals home !!!!!!
 
Linda McWilliam and Barry Carter won the love teddies on the rink.
 
We played 8 ends and had great fun:
Winners - Jo & David Lougher
Runners up - Barry & Carol Carter
 
Well done everyone.

 Nuala A
02/2/2020
100 Club Draw - January
The 100 Club draw for January took place at the Pavilion during the Friday Board Games on 31st January. The number drawn out was one that has not been purchased. This means the unclaimed £50 will be added to February’s draw, making the total prize for the winning number at the end of February £100. 

Teresa A
 25/1/2020
Rabbie Burns Rollup

It was a bleak Scottish mist that settled on the rinks at Clanfield as we prepared for RABBIE BURNS Roll Up yesterday morning (25/1).

15 players turned up and all had a great time, until we started bowling!!

Our first game was to bowl nearest to the little Scottish teddy.  The winner was Brian McFoster!
 
The games were competitive and very close although it was a tad wee cold! (Thank goodness kilts were optional!!!)
 
Welcomed by all was cock-a-leekie/scotch broth and tomato soup with warm rolls.
 
It was our first fun roll up of 2020.
 
I would like to give a special thank you to Ian Oldfield who set up the rinks, and Kathy Trippick and Jo Lougher for their invaluable help in the kitchen plus great support from Byron and Joce.
 
Results
 
Triples
Ian, Teresa & Nuala                                                         11 points
beaten by
David Lougher, Phil Malin & Debbie Martin                  14 points 
 
Pairs
Winners 
Brian Foster & Graham Nicklen                                      16 points
(Couple of ends from Carol Carter)
 
Joint 2nd                           
Linda and Peter McWilliam, Gaynor & Barry                         8 points
 
4th                                     
Mike Masson & Mick Burgess                                             7 points
 
Nuala A  

 

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