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  • Cecil Exton

    Cecil Exton

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    It is with great sadness that i am informing you of the passing of my Grandad Cecil Exton, who was an honorary life member of Malmesbury Bow...

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    Posted: 11 Dec 17
  • team Shirt Design Proposal

    team Shirt Design Proposal

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Aileen Bates

    Whilst you are hibernating for the winter and wondering who will win "Strictly" , here is the proposed Team Shirt Design from t...

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    Posted: 1 Dec 17
  • Club Officers - 2018

    Club Officers - 2018

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    The following have been confirmed as Club Officers for next year, 2018. Sub-committees to be selected at the Annual General Meeting. Genera...

    Malmesbury Bowls and Social Club   |  
    Posted: 6 Oct 17
  • Pat hands over to Tina

    Pat hands over to Tina

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    Pat has handed over the Ladies' Captaincy to Tina for next season.  Here is a picture of Pat with her gifts from the team.

    Malmesbury Bowls and Social Club   |  
    Posted: 4 Oct 17
  • Les  Foxley - Top Player

    Les Foxley - Top Player

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    Well done to Les Foxley who turned out for every friendly game this year, both home and away. It was great to see him at every game with hi...

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    Posted: 27 Sep 17
  • Raiders of the Lost Archives

    Raiders of the Lost Archives

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    Thanks to Brian Reynolds for raiding the archives for the Club, we can complete the missing years for the Senior's Shield and the Pairs ...

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    Posted: 26 Sep 17
  • Decisions Decisions

    Decisions Decisions

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    The club decided on Sunday 24th September that next season club shirts will be worn by the players. The four photographs show examples of po...

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    Posted: 26 Sep 17
  • Captain v President Photographs

    Captain v President Photographs

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    These are now available in the Gallery or you can click on this link http://www.mbasc.org.uk/community/malmesbury-bowls-and-social...

    Malmesbury Bowls and Social Club   |  
    Posted: 25 Sep 17
  • Triumphant Ladies

    Triumphant Ladies

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    Congratulations to our Ladies Team who won the Stroud Valley Triples League ! Also they came second in the Nor West Wiltshire League - Divi...

    Malmesbury Bowls and Social Club   |  
    Posted: 24 Sep 17
  • Captain v President Match

    Captain v President Match

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    Well it is the end of another season. The Bowls England approved whites and greys can be washed and put away until next April. Tim and John...

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    Posted: 24 Sep 17
  • 101 Up

    101 Up

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    It is the end of the season and this is the 101st article on the website. This weekend we have the popular friendly match at Hungerford and...

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    Posted: 22 Sep 17
  • How well did the Pyschic Octopus do ?

    How well did the Pyschic Octopus do ?

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul the Pyschic Octopus

    The greatest heroes are often accidental heroes – retiring, reluctant, thrust into the limelight by chance. Paul the Pyschic Octopus&n...

    Malmesbury Bowls and Social Club   |  
    Posted: 20 Sep 17
  • Ladies come second in Nor West Wiltshire League

    Ladies come second in Nor West Wiltshire League

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    After their success in the the Stroud Valley Ladies League, the Ladies achieved second place in Division 2 of the Nor West Wiltshire League....

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    Posted: 18 Sep 17
  • Club Competitions' Winners and Runners Up

    Club Competitions' Winners and Runners Up

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    Congratulations to the winners of the Club Competitions and commiserations to the runners-up. Well done to all for reaching the finals. Pict...

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    Posted: 18 Sep 17
  • Winter Fitness Regime

    Winter Fitness Regime

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    The sub-committee for player fitness has devised the following winter fitness programme. This has been designed to minimise costs using read...

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    Posted: 15 Sep 17
  • Paul the Pyschic Octopus and his Parsimonious Predictions

    Paul the Pyschic Octopus and his Parsimonious Predictions

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    Tomorrow, Saturday 16th September, will see six games played in the Club Competitions' Finals. Your ever obliging web editor has consult...

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    Posted: 15 Sep 17
  • Old Friendships Revisited

    Old Friendships Revisited

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    Swindon Town Gardens Bowls Club made their first visit for a friendlly game after a 30 years hiatus. It was lovely to see old friendships r...

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    Posted: 10 Sep 17
  • In the Naughty Corner

    In the Naughty Corner

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    Roger Pope makes his debut in the Naughty Corner for two misdemeanours - bowling with the wrong bias and being in the possession of offensiv...

    Malmesbury Bowls and Social Club   |  
    Posted: 10 Sep 17
  • Broughton Gifford - a new

    Broughton Gifford - a new "friendly" fixture

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Aileen Bates

    This was the first time in many a year that Malmesbury has visited Broughton Gifford. We used to play the club in the league and it was good...

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    Posted: 10 Sep 17
  • Finals - Times for the Games

    Finals - Times for the Games

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    Saturday 16th September 2017 10.45 - Ladies' Invited - J.Long & J.Kerslake v T.Reynolds & B.Reynolds 10.45 - Club Novice - N.B...

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    Posted: 10 Sep 17
  • Caption Competition

    Caption Competition

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    Please send your captions to the website editor.

    Malmesbury Bowls and Social Club   |  
    Posted: 9 Sep 17
  • Club Competitions Finalised

    Club Competitions Finalised

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    The last games of the preliminary rounds of the Club Championship have been played. The finals are: Men's Championship - Brian Reynol...

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    Posted: 8 Sep 17
  • Tomorrow Never Knows

    Tomorrow Never Knows

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Ringo Starr

    Tomorrow Nevers Knows is not the title of the new James Bond film, but a reminder that we never know who will win on the day. The Long And W...

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    Posted: 5 Sep 17
  • Pig in a Poke

    Pig in a Poke

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    Captain Fantastic surpassed all expectations today, 2nd September, with his Captain's Fun Day, called "pig in a poke". We hav...

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    Posted: 4 Sep 17
  • Club Competitions Finalising

    Club Competitions Finalising

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    With the Club Competitions approaching the Finals, there will be some new faces amongst the Usual Suspects. We are waiting for the finalist...

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    Posted: 4 Sep 17
  • 15 Years of Noble and Distinguished Service

    15 Years of Noble and Distinguished Service

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    On behalf of everyone, a great, big thank you to Arthur Pound for 15 years of noble and distinguished service as the captain and organiser o...

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    Posted: 2 Sep 17
  • Bristol Greenbank WIn The Day

    Bristol Greenbank WIn The Day

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    On a beautifully sunny Sunday, our visitors Bristol Greenbank won the friendly game (easily). Everyone enjoyed the wonderful weather and we ...

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    Posted: 28 Aug 17
  • Website Editor Appeals for Help

    Website Editor Appeals for Help

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    Our gallant, intrepid, bold web site editor is in need of help. He is reaching the limits of his literary ability and needs assistance. So ...

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    Posted: 28 Aug 17
  • Great Day for a Game

    Great Day for a Game

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    Saturday 26th August saw the annual 'A' team versus 'B' team friendly. And what a great day for a game. The weather was beau...

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    Posted: 27 Aug 17
  • Illegal headwear

    Illegal headwear

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    The club president was spotted wearing a cowboy hat on Saturday, what can one say !. 

    Malmesbury Bowls and Social Club   |  
    Posted: 27 Aug 17
  • Down to the Wire

    Down to the Wire

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    Friday 25th August saw another game in the Club Competitions go down to the wire. Brian and Tim went into the last end 20-20 after Tim had p...

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    Posted: 26 Aug 17
  • First Finalist

    First Finalist

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    Jim Irving has reached the final of the Men's Two Woods after a close game against Neil Bateman, 14-13. Well done Jim. 

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    Posted: 24 Aug 17
  • Stinchcombe in the Naughty Corner

    Stinchcombe in the Naughty Corner

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    Like son, like father, Bob Stinchcombe has followed his son into the naughty corner. After purchasing a brand new but blue Bowls England cap...

    Malmesbury Bowls and Social Club   |  
    Posted: 22 Aug 17
  • A v B Team Selection

    A v B Team Selection

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    The team selections have been made for the annual derby game between the A and the B teams. Thank you to Tom for organising the game Saturd...

    Malmesbury Bowls and Social Club   |  
    Posted: 22 Aug 17
  • Triples League Revamp

    Triples League Revamp

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: The Brown Dirt Cowboy

    To attract younger people to the wonderful sport of lawn green bowls, the Triples League will get a "Twenty20" cricket style revam...

    Malmesbury Bowls and Social Club   |  
    Posted: 22 Aug 17
  • Malmesbury Ladies Win the Stroud Valley League

    Malmesbury Ladies Win the Stroud Valley League

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    Congratulations to the Ladies with their final victory over Tetbury. We can confirm that they have won the Stroud Valley League. You can re...

    Malmesbury Bowls and Social Club   |  
    Posted: 22 Aug 17
  • World's Oldest Bowls Club Courts Controversy

    World's Oldest Bowls Club Courts Controversy

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/08/21/worlds-oldest-bowling-club-faces-sexism-row-refusing-lift-ban/

    Malmesbury Bowls and Social Club   |  
    Posted: 21 Aug 17
  • Malmesbury win at Highworth

    Malmesbury win at Highworth

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    Sunday 20th August saw Malmesbury visiting Highworth for a triples friendly match. The weather was kind to us and there was no rain despite ...

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    Posted: 20 Aug 17
  • Will this man mend his recalcitrant ways ?

    Will this man mend his recalcitrant ways ?

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    You would think Neil would have learnt after Burford? He was observed wearing a black rugby T-shirt at the Highworth post-match meal. He was...

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    Posted: 20 Aug 17
  • Ladies Championship Update

    Ladies Championship Update

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    After the round robin competition, the two ladies advancing to the final are Heather Pope and Rose Frayling. Congratulations

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    Posted: 20 Aug 17
  • Nip and Tuck

    Nip and Tuck

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    The last game of the third round of the Men's Championship saw a "nip and tuck" game between John Smith and Bob Russell. The o...

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    Posted: 20 Aug 17
  • Club Competitions Deadline

    Club Competitions Deadline

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    This round of Club Competitions are due to be completed by Sunday 20th August

    Malmesbury Bowls and Social Club   |  
    Posted: 17 Aug 17
  • Smarties Influenced Turnaround

    Smarties Influenced Turnaround

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    In the Friday Friendly League game against North Wilts, Malmesbury made a remarkable turnaround. Thankfully, the rain held off on Friday 11t...

    Malmesbury Bowls and Social Club   |  
    Posted: 13 Aug 17
  • Lovely Day Out at Winsley

    Lovely Day Out at Winsley

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    We enjoyed a visit to Winsley, a quintessential bowls club in a lovely setting. Four rinks were played, with Albert and Ian's rinks winn...

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    Posted: 13 Aug 17
  • Stroud Valley League Update

    Stroud Valley League Update

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    Malmesbury Ladies are top of the League with one game to play. They are level on points with Cirencester but have a significant shots advant...

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    Posted: 13 Aug 17
  • Caption Competition

    Caption Competition

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    Please submit your suggestions for the caption for this photograph

    Malmesbury Bowls and Social Club   |  
    Posted: 8 Aug 17
  • Is this Bowls ?

    Is this Bowls ?

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4772462/Prestigious-county-bowls-final-Southampton-called-off.html   PS the author has never ...

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    Posted: 8 Aug 17
  • Sign Up for Three Events

    Sign Up for Three Events

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    There is a four rink game against Chippenham Park on Friday 18th August at 6.15. This is not the regular Friday afternoon competition. Pleas...

    Malmesbury Bowls and Social Club   |  
    Posted: 6 Aug 17
  • Catering 10 out of 10 at Victory Park

    Catering 10 out of 10 at Victory Park

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    We were waiting to leave for Stroud for our friendly fixture against Victory Park on Saturday 5th August, when the heavens opened in Malmesb...

    Malmesbury Bowls and Social Club   |  
    Posted: 6 Aug 17
  • Top of the League - One Game Left

    Top of the League - One Game Left

    Malmesbury, Wiltshire
    Article by: Paul Lucas

    Malmesbury Ladies are top of the Stroud Valley's League with one game left. They are level on points but ahead by shots from Cirencester...

    Malmesbury Bowls and Social Club   |  
    Posted: 5 Aug 17