Mere bowls club
WIN GREEN TROPHY DAY Sat 17th June 2017
Cranborne kindly volunteered to host this year's event which proved to be enjoyed by every team, despite the hot and sunny day.
The outcome was close again with Mere prevailing over Tisbury on shot difference.
Next year's event is planned to be hosted by Tisbury B C.
THURSDAY 10TH AUG 2017 - FRIENDLY MATCH v WEST END from SURREY HEATH
With super weather for a change, a great match was had by all with Mere proving the unlikely winners by a wide margin.
WESTBROOK MIXED TRIPLES LEAGUE
We just received the final table for this season which shows that Mere have regained their title despite a strong fightback from Sixpenny Handle. Here are the full results:
CLUB Won Drawn Lost Total Points
Mere 15 - 3 178
Sixpenny Handley 12 - 6 164
Amesbury 12 - 6 162
Downton 10 - 8 127
Wilton 8 1 9 120
Sherfield English 8 - 10 120
Alderbury 7 1 10 115
Salisbury 8 - 10 111
Cranborne 6 - 12 97
Tisbury 2 - 16 66
Well done to all our teams for a great season!!
WESSEX LEAGUE TABLE - 2017 RESULTS - Sadly Mere did not improve our position again. Results as follows:
TEAM PLAYED POINTS
Yeovil 15 130
Gillingham 13 101
Shaftesbury 16 94
Street 15 93
Ilminster 16 86
Sherborne 14 82
South Petherton 16 77
Chard 14 74
TUESDAY 30TH JANUARY 2018 - ANNUAL DINNER AND PRESENTATIONS#
This is the highlight of our social calendar and was held for the first time at The George Hotel in Monkton Deverell.
Everyone enjoyed a memorable meal, which was followed by the following presentations to the competition winners: ( See photographs attached)
1) TRIPLES - John FitzGerald, Alan Inwood and Les Manwaring.
2) MIXED PAIRS - Bob Holdom and Maggie Phillips.
3) TWO WOOD PAIRS - Mary Butchers and Karen Guy.
4) OPEN PAIRS - Don Butchers and Anne Sidford.
5) NOVICE SINGLES - Derek Fisher.
6) 100-UP SINGLES - John FitzGerald.
7) TWO WOOD SINGLES - John FitzGerald.
8) CLUB SINGLES - Richard Coombs.
In all, a great night, thanks to our Committee of Tom Cardoza, Chris Coombs, Mary Butchers, Karen Guy and Jeff Vigars.
Saturday 27th May 2017 - TRIPLES COMPETITION
Fortunately the weather held up OK and a good day was enjoyed by all our entrants.
The final was a close match between the teams of Chris Coombs and John FitzGerald with John finally succeeding by one point!
Thanks to our competition committee of Chris, Tom Dacoza and Jeff Vigars for their super organisation on the day.
MERE FLOWER FESTIVAL - June 2017
The Church of St George hosted a wonderful flower and carol festival with most local organisations taking part.
The Bowls Club entry which was prepared by Karen Guy and Les Manwaring is shown in the attached photograph.
SATURDAY 24TH JUNE 2017 - MIXED PAIRS COMPETITION
A great day for all entrants despite some unexpected bouts of rain. Thanks to Jeff Vigars for organising the day.
Many of the heats were very close run with the finalists being John FitzGerald/Isobel Naughton and Bob Holdom/Maggie Phillips. The final result was 19 shots each after 21 ends with the extra decider going narrowly to Bob and Maggie to clinch the title. We were treated to wonderful bowls by all the players - very well done!
SATURDAY 26TH AUGUST 2017 - OPEN PAIRS COMPETITION
Another fine day for heats and finals gave us more great bowling, resulting in finals between our Chairman Alan Inwood with Bob Holdom against our Secretary Don Butchers with Anne Sidford who proved to be the eventual comfortable winners.
SATURDAY 9th SEPTEMBER 2017 - BOWLS WILTSHIRE COUNTY FINALS
Don Butchers and Richard Coombs played a great game to beat John Pheby and Keith Baker of Swindon North End in the final of the Secretarys and Treasurers category. The end score being 25 to 13 - very well done guys! (see picture)
SUNDAY 17th SEPTEMBER 2017 - SINGLES FINALS DAY
An excellent day had by all taking part and great thanks go to Tom, Chris and Jeff for all the arrangements. (see photograph)