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2021 EGM
An EGM was held via Zoom on 11 February 2021 and was attended by 28 trustees, committee members and members. Michael Trippick, our Chairman & Club Secretary, welcomed everyone and described how our plans to build on the great start we’d made during our first year had been thwarted by COVID-19. He thanked the members who had stayed loyal and supported us throughout the current year and said he hoped we would soon be able to re-open for bowling, even if we have to wait a little longer before we are able to offer any Catering facilities.

He then handed over to Graham Withers, Finance & Legal, who presented the:

  • Club accounts for 2019-20.
  • Newly restyled version of the Club Rules which includes the changes approved at the AGM in February 2020.

The changes to the Club Rules were put to the vote and approved unanimously.

 See MINUTES for full details. 

Michael T
Xmas Pairs Competition 18th December
Thank you all so much for turning up today, not one person cried off!
The weather was Rain Rain and more Rain for the morning session. 
Amazing for all of you giving it a go.
The afternoon was kinder to us, a great finish to this horrible year.
PAIRS 18/12  -   RESULTS
Neil/Brenda Morgan                         6pts
Keith/Jean Lambert                          4
Nearest to Elf Neil
Glenda/Mike Smith                          5pts
Gaynor P /Wendy                       2pts
Nearest to Elf Mike
Alan/Sue Dickinson                          5pts
Sue Norrish/John Norrish 5pts
Nearest to Elf John   
David/Jo Lougher                            4pts
Teresa A/Paul Todd        3pts
Nearest to Elf David
Geeti/Tom C                                     6pts
Graham N /Ted McGrath 4pts   
Mike M/Diana P                              10pts
Debbie/Phil       5pts
Mike R/Ian O                                     4pts
Peter/Linda McWilliam 6pts   
Howard/Michael T                              5pts
Nuala/Steve Puttock    9pts

Pairs Competition - 15 December 2020
 lan Dickinson/Phil Malin                         16pts
Teresa Attlee/Bob Parkin                           3
Mike Masson/Gaynor Payne                      5pts
Keith Lambert/Jean Lambert                       2pts
Jo Lougher/David Lougher                        7pts
Sue Norrish/John Norrish 6pts   
Michael Trippick/Howard Wilkins              7pts
Geeti Granger/Ian Oldfield        4pts
 The games were competitive and looked fun.
Amazing we did not get wet,
Pairs Competition 11 December 2020
What a brilliant turnout today.
We were all so competitive no one noticed the storms etc!


Linda/Peter                         12pts
Geeti/Tom                            3
Neil/Brenda                             5pts
Keith/Jean                       9pts
Mike/Glenda                            3pts
John/Sue 19pts   
Nuala/Gaynor                         8pts
Jo/David        7pts
Howard/Mike T                      12pts
Debbie/Phil                          10pts
Teresa/Bob                             7pts
Mike M/Mike R                         3pts
We had sun, rain and a glorious rainbow, the fun and laughter echoed around Clanfield !
Post Lockdown Pairs Competition - 9th December 2020
Excellent turnout for the chilly pairs competition!
Here are results:


Tom C/ Bob P                      12pts
Wendy/Geeti                          4pts
Sue/Alan   D                        10pts
Brenda/Neil M                     9pts
Michael T/ Howard W       12pts
Teresa A /Mike M                4pts   
Sue/ J Norrish                    15pts
Jean/Keith Lambert              7pts
Nuala A/Mike E                      8pts
Phil M/Debbie M                 7pts
Well done to all who took part today

Pre-Lockdown Pairs Competition - 4 November 2020

Organised Bonfire parties may have been cancelled, but our members made their own fireworks with a sparkling display of skilled bowling!

 It was explosive, sparkling and show stopping action throughout the afternoon, and that was just from Glenda and Mike on the bench .


David & Josie Lougher                           9pts
Caroline & Ivor Cahill                             5pts
Michael Trippick & Howard Wilkins  13pts
Chris & Michelle Upfield                        4pts
Mick Burgess & Paul Todd                11pts
Graham Nicklen & Gaynor Payne     11pts   
Phil Malin & Debbie Martin                    4pts
Geeti Granger & Tom Costello           6pts
Richard Bousher & Diana Pickford         8pts
John & Sue Norrish                          13pts
Neil & Brenda Morgan                      12pts
Jean & Keith Lambert                           2pts
Bob Parkin & Nuala Atkey                    7pts
Peter & Linda McWilliam                 10pts
Well done to all who took part, and a big thank you to Mike & Glenda Smith, Sue Restell and Ian Oldfield for stepping in at short notice to help with stewarding.




Pairs Competition - 30 October 2020

I am so pleased with the turn out today. It was a miserable drizzly wet day, but that did not dampen the spirits of our bold and competitive bowlers. Waterproofs and towels were the order of the day and that was just the duty steward!  

Most games went ahead, with the following results:

Peter & Linda McWilliam                          10pts
Howard Wilkins & Michael Trippick       11pts
Debbie Martin & Phil Malin                     9pts
Nuala Atkey & Geeti Granger               7pts
David & Josie Lougher                           9pts
Teresa Attlee & Bob Parkin                  8pts   
All were very close and enjoyable games. Thank you all who took part.
Please view the photographs in the gallery.
First Book Up, Roll Up & Bowl Competition  
Today was the first time post Covid we held an internal fun competition.
It was pairs, and greatly received by all.
It was a beautiful sunny afternoon and fun and laughter was in abundance, until we bowled!!
Feedback was very positive. It was great fun, here are the results :
Sue and John Norrish                          11pts
Teresa Attlee/Bob Parkin    4pts
Michael Trippick/Mike Eaton                14pts
Caroline and Ivor Cahill               3pts
Paul Todd/Steve Puttock                      11pts
Chris/Michelle Upfield                  5pts    
Debbie Martin/Phil Malin                     17pts
David/Jo Lougher      5pts
Result, let’s do it again
Last 100 Club Draw - July
The last 100 Club took place early in August. Sue Evans is the lucky winner of £50.00. 
In the present circumstances, it would be difficult to continue with this fundraising activity so you may like to help us raise money for our Club by buying some tickets in the EAST HAMPSHIRE COMMUNITY LOTTERY where we are listed as one of the 'Good Causes' (see our EHDC Lottery page for more details).
Geeti G
100 Club Draw - June
The 100 Club draw for June took place at the Club on Monday, 6 July 2020. Number 82 was drawn so Wendy Peters is the lucky winner of £100.00. 
Geeti G
Great News! We Re-Opened for Bowling
After a successful 3-day trial, we re-opened for bowling on alternate days, starting on Saturday, 4 July 2020. This is a significant milestone in our plan to return to a 'new normal' and we look forward to seeing many of our members on the rinks again. 
Geeti G
A 3-day trial is to be run on Saturday, 20 June, Monday, 22 June and Wednesday, 24 June. The Committee will reconvene on Thursday, 25 June to review the results of the trial and the current HMG advice to discuss an appropriate way forward.
Geeti G
Sport England Community Emergency Fund Award
In May, we were delighted to have been awarded an amount of £1090 of National Lottery funding from Sport England’s Community Emergency Fund to help towards our various overhead costs during the on-going COVID-19 pandemic.

The outbreak of the virus and the consequent shutdown of businesses as of March 23 has left the sport and physical activity sector facing a period of uncertainty. In response, on March 31 Sport England announced a £195m package to help the sport and physical activity sector through COVID-19. Within the package is a £20m Community Emergency Fund, of National Lottery money to deliver immediate funding to those who have a role in supporting the nation to be active but are experiencing short-term financial hardship or the ceasing of operations due to the impact of COVID-19.

The grant will help Clanfield Bowls & Sports Club to pay for such things as maintenance costs of the Pavilion and Bowling Rinks as well as broadband, website, software and other costs of preparing the Club for safe re-opening.
Teresa A 
100 Club Draw - May
The 100 Club draw for May took place at the Pavilion. Number 91 was drawn but, for the second consecutive draw, the number hasn't been sold. The prize money for the next draw will again be £100.00. 
Geeti G  
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