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Saltburn Bowls Club


Saltburn Open Pairs Competition

Saltburn Open Pairs competition took place over the weekend of 28th and 29th April, congratulations to John Selley and Bill Hutchinson who narrowly defeated Paul Bostock and Mick Jewell in a thrilling final. Details of the competition with some images can be found on the 2018 Saltburn Open Pairs Tab

NYBL Presidents Hosting Champ of Champs

On Sunday 3rd June the NYBL Champion of Champions, was held at Saltburn bowls club and on the same day as the final of Britains got talent, Darren Ward proved that Brottons also got talent by beating Mark Fleming from Great Ayton in the final. For more details visit the North Yorkshire Bowls League website (www.nybl.co.uk) then click on "Competitions"

Saltburn Bowls Club - 2018 dates

The bowling green opened again for members in April 2018, on a rather damp Tuesday 10th April at 12:30 with soup and rolls followed by a wood delivered by Maureen Stainthorpe Smith, chair of the bowls club.

The green will close again for winter on 23rd of September this year.

Competition dates and dates of friendlies have all now been fixed and can be found in the members fixture booklet or in the calendar section of this website.

This years friendlies were as follows.

Alnwick (Home) was played on Sunday 6th May at 2:00pm

Mulgrave (Away) was played on Sunday 1st July at 2:00pm

Castleton (Away) was played on Saturday 21st July at 2:30pm 

Hutton Rudby (Away) was played on Saturday 25th August at 2:00pm

Internal competition dates

Billy Kerr Trophy was played on Saturday 9th June, Steph Hanczik will now play Chris Fawcett in the final on 1st September

Steve Duck Trophy Saturday 7th July, played over two days this was won by C Fawcett, N Elliott and A Middlesmiss on the Sunday afternoon

Mike Hadlett Trophy was played on Sunday 19th August when Bob Binns narrowly defeated Pat Passman in the final, the game was followed by our annual BBQ

Finals results 2018

Chris Hatfield beat Chris Fawcett in the Club championship

Steph Hanczik beat Norma Elliott in the Ladies Championship

Bill Taylor beat Dave Cordell in the Mens Championship 

Ron Elliott beat Derek Whitwell in the Club Handicap

Ron Elliott beat Mick Cummins in the Mens Handicap

Derek Whitwell beat Bill Taylor in the Veterans Cup

Chris Fawcett beat Steph Hanczik in the Billy Kerr Trophy

Bob Binns beat Pat Passman in the Mike Hadlett Trophy

Joan Hanson and Chris Hatfield beat Mary Blair and June Robinson in the Hilda Leng Trophy

Norma Elliott, Chris Fawcett and Anne Middlemiss beat Bob Binns, Hilda Jones and June Robinson in the Steve Duck Trophy

North Yorkshire Bowls League (EBA)

Saltburn hosted some additional events this year following our acceptance of the NYBL (EBA) presidency for the year 2018, events included the following -

Sunday 3rd June - Champion of Champions, this was a great success many thanks to all those who contributed, provided food, scored and came along to watch.

Saturday 14th July - Presidents day started at 1:30pm, again many thanks to all who came along to bowl and watch the proceedings, special thanks to those who helped with the catering and organising.

Saturday 4th August - League finals day started at 10:00 am. The original start time was brought forward due to the success of Jim Atkinson of Marske who made it to three finals, he lost narrowly in the singles to John Blackett of Borough Park, he also lost narrowly with his team against Cochranes in the triples but success came in an enthralling game against Cochranes in the fours. Well done to all and again a big thank to you to groundstaff and helpers at Saltburn for making this another special day of our year holding the Presidency

Details of the competition draw and results matrix is available on the NYBL website  www.nybl.co.uk

Singles winner: John Blackett (Borough Park). Finalist Jim Atkinson (Marske)
Pairs winners: Eric Whitwell & Karl Tyreman (Brotton). Finalists Dave Lyth & Chris Thomas (Borough Park)
Triples winners: Bill Evans, Ian Dickinson & John Dickinson (Cochranes)
Finalists: Jim Atkinson, Pete Thomas & Andy Harper (Marske)
Fours winners: Jim Atkinson, Alan Thompson, Maurice Roe & Andy Harper (Marske)
Finalists: Bill Evans, Pfister Tothe, Ian Dickinson & John Dickinson (Cochranes) 


Raising money for the club

If you shop on the internet it is now possible to raise money for the club while you shop.  Instead of going direct to the retailer's website go first to the GoRaise site using the link below. After you have registered and chosen Saltburn Bowls Club as your cause, search for the retailer you want and shop til you drop!  Every time you shop with GoRaise a donation will be made to the club and it costs us nothing. 

Link - www.goraise.co.uk/Saltburn-Bowls

Remember every little helps !  Even eBay is classed as a retailer by GoRaise and can be used to generate funds to help pay for the small things we need occasionally.

About the club

Saltburn Bowls club is part of the larger Saltburn cricket, tennis and bowls club and shares facilities with the cricket club bar and clubhouse. The bowls club itself was founded in 1906 and offers a fabulous green with 6 rinks in a quiet location set in an enclosed corner of the cricket field with pedestrian access from either the main road or via the cricket field where there is ample parking within the Saltburn Leisure centre car park.

In addition to the green which is open normally from April until September, weather permitting, there is also a gravelled petanque (French boules) area which is in operation throughout the year. The bowls club has its own pavillion located next to the green which has toilet and changing facilities as well as a modern kitchen area.

Over the years since being founded we have served generations of bowlers some of whom we are proud to say have gone on to play at County and National level.

We offer the opportunity for new bowlers to come along and "have a go" at bowling outdoors with tuition from our coaching staff most Tuesdays during the season using bowls loaned by ourselves, you need only provide suitable flat soled footwear. More information can be obtained either from the Saltburn District U3A website (see useful links page for details) or by contacting Bryan Robinson on 01642 511259.

If you have not played before then why not give it a go, bowls is fun, sociable and good gentle exercise. Should you decide to join there will be an annual fee which allows you to play as often as you wish during the time the greens are open. Any competition will take precedence over casual bowling so please check that there is not a match scheduled when you want to play. 

During the bowls outdoor season our men and ladies compete in the local leagues - see fixtures for more details. During the winter many of our members pop into the nearby leisure centre where there are 4 indoor rinks used for competition and practice, the indoor facility is not part of the bowls club but is owned and operated by Everyone Active and separate fees apply. We do not offer any coaching for indoor bowling.

When we are not bowling during the winter we hold regular social events at the club to keep in touch with members and have an evening of light entertainment.

The club is accessed either from Marske Road or Saltburn Leisure Centre car park - see picture below.

Pedestrian access is next to the Saltburn Cricket Field bus stop on Marske Road (opposite Budget Auto Centre) TS12 1QG. Arriva buses X3 and X4 both stop here.

Car parking is available in the Saltburn Leisure Centre on Marske Mill Lane TS12 1HJ, then on foot through the cricket field to the bowls club. 

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