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  • Club Lunch 2022

    Club Lunch 2022

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    We were delighted to be able to hold our first Club Lunch for three years! 27 members gathered at the Red Lea Hotel and enjoyed an excellen...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 19 Oct 22
  • Ladies Singles Champion

    Ladies Singles Champion

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    After a Round Robin - played throughout the season - involving 7 players Julia H was crowned Champion - winning all her matches. She was pr...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 16 Sep 22
  • Friendly v Wingrave

    Friendly v Wingrave

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    The final friendly of the season - number 6 - took place on a beautiful September afternoon. Wingrave BC, Buckinghamshire, were playing thei...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 13 Sep 22
  • Scarborough Open - Finals Day

    Scarborough Open - Finals Day

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    The finals were held at Scalby. South Cliff had a very keen interest in the Men’s Pairs and Men’s Singles. Peter B & Tom R h...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 10 Sep 22
  • Scarborough Open - Semi Finals Day

    Scarborough Open - Semi Finals Day

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    We arrived at Friday without any time lost due to bad weather. After a minute’s silence in memory of Queen Elizabeth II, the long day ...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 9 Sep 22
  • Scarborough Open - Mixed Pairs

    Scarborough Open - Mixed Pairs

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    Following a heavy downpour on Tuesday evening the 52 players were anticipating a heavier than usual green. The number of ends had been redu...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 7 Sep 22
  • Scarborough Open - Ladies Pairs

    Scarborough Open - Ladies Pairs

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    The event saw 10 pairs play for 2 hours or 21 ends. With a preliminary round it was possible that to reach the final you would face over 6...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 6 Sep 22
  • Scarborough Open - Men’s Singles

    Scarborough Open - Men’s Singles

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    After an absence of two years the Open was back - being played at its usual locations - South Cliff Bowling Club & Scalby & Newby Bo...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 5 Sep 22
  • Chairman v Secretary

    Chairman v Secretary

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    This fixture was a traditional event held towards the end of the season. Unfortunately it had not been played since 2018 when the Secretary&...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 27 Aug 22
  • Men’s Singles Final

    Men’s Singles Final

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    Phil M against Vernon C. Who would be crowned Club Champion for 2022? Vernon took an early lead but by end 5 Phil had responded establishin...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 21 Aug 22
  • Men’s Singles Semi-Finals

    Men’s Singles Semi-Finals

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    Down to the last four. First to 21 shots. Phil M & Robbie G played each other and the other fixture saw Vernon C against Tom R. Phil wa...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 20 Aug 22
  • Aussie Pairs Cup & Plate Final

    Aussie Pairs Cup & Plate Final

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    Four teams were to compete over 16 ends at Scalby & Newby Bowling Club. In the Cup, Filey took on South Cliff S whilst the clubs who p...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 18 Aug 22
  • Vets Cup & Plate Finals

    Vets Cup & Plate Finals

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    South Cliff were delighted to have been asked to host the Vets Cup and Plate matches. On an afternoon which thankfully stayed dry, Thornton ...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 16 Aug 22
  • Club Mixed Triples - Final

    Club Mixed Triples - Final

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    Gill, Pam & John H made a good start winning 6 of the first 7 ends to lead 8-1 against Tony R, Julia & Phil. By end 9 the gap had ...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 7 Aug 22
  • Club Mixed Triples

    Club Mixed Triples

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    6 sets of triples, teams chosen at random, took to the green to fight for a place in the afternoon’s semi-finals. One set had a bye to...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 6 Aug 22
  • Mixed Pairs - Final

    Mixed Pairs - Final

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    Pauline T & John H got off to a good start being 4 up after 2 ends. However Julia & Phil pulled back and established a good lead of ...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 24 Jul 22
  • Club Mixed Pairs competition

    Club Mixed Pairs competition

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    4 rinks of mixed pairs, randomly paired, played 18 ends in a keenly fought competition. On two of the rinks Pam & Derek had a convincin...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 23 Jul 22
  • Friendly v Smiths Dock Bowling Club

    Friendly v Smiths Dock Bowling Club

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    12 players, making up four rinks of three, enjoyed a splendid Friendly against Smiths Dock based in Middlesbrough. For the majority of the t...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 17 Jun 22
  • Club battles on through Covid-19 challenges

    Club battles on through Covid-19 challenges

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    (extracts of the text of the article which appeared in the Scarborough News - August 19th) South Cliff Bowling Club hit top form after toug...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 15 Jun 22
  • Muck & Magic Awards

    Muck & Magic Awards

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    Ken E, Sue & John R attended the event held at the Ocean Rooms at the Spa. We enjoyed a very positive evening celebrating the endeavours...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 15 Jun 22
  • Life in Lockdown

    Life in Lockdown

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    Life in Lockdown – extracts for the Scarborough News Article Saturday 14 March members of the Club were undertaking a spring clean an...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 15 Jun 22
  • Jubilee Celebrations

    Jubilee Celebrations

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    Over 30 members and friends, many of whom dressed up for the occasion in red white and blue, enjoyed a celebration of the Platinum Jubilee o...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 5 Jun 22
  • South Cliff Fives 2022

    South Cliff Fives 2022

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    Today, South Cliff Bowling Club held their Independent League Fives competition - generously sponsored by Falsgrave Funeral Service. A pair ...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 29 May 22
  • Friendly v Kerry Bowling Club - Sunday

    Friendly v Kerry Bowling Club - Sunday

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    Six rinks of 4, featuring some members for whom this was their first competitive fixture faced a touring team from Kerry - Mid Wales - who h...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 16 May 22
  • Friendly v Warwickshire President’s Ladies

    Friendly v Warwickshire President’s Ladies

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    With the threat of a sea fret not far away, 4 rinks of 4 featuring two rinks from York & Copmanthorpe together with two rinks from the C...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 2 May 22
  • Season starts with a Jumble

    Season starts with a Jumble

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    Some 22 members braved the chilly afternoon, where warm clothing was a priority, to enjoy their first outdoor bowl of the season. Jan led ...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 9 Apr 22
  • Getting ready!

    Getting ready!

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    With just over 2 weeks until the green opens some twenty members attended a pre-season cleaning of the clubhouse, some maintenance work and ...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 23 Mar 22
  • Club Meal & Saturday afternoons

    Club Meal & Saturday afternoons

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    Club Meal Unfortunately the meal, scheduled for this Wednesday, has been cancelled by the Hotel. We do hope to re-organise for the Sprin...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 15 Nov 21
  • Quiz Time

    Quiz Time

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    Some 20 members turned up to put their knowledge and skills to the test in the annual quiz, organised by Chairman - Graham. Teams battled it...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 15 Nov 21
  • Festive Bazaar

    Festive Bazaar

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    There will be a Festive Bazaar in aid of British Heart Foundation at the Club on Sunday 28th November between 10:30am and 4:00pm. Refreshme...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 7 Nov 21
  • Green Work - Scarifying day 2

    Green Work - Scarifying day 2

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    The early session of the fourth scarify saw six volunteers - with an average age just shy of 80 - working alongside the scarifier, Bernard....

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 5 Oct 21
  • Green Work - Scarifying

    Green Work - Scarifying

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    The skip was in place at 8:20am; twelve members worked throughout the morning clearing the green after two scarifies. Half the members staye...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 4 Oct 21
  • End of season

    End of season

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    The Green was due to be closed on September 25th but thanks to the good weather we delayed closure by a week. On Wednesday some 25 bowlers a...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 3 Oct 21
  • Winter Programme

    Winter Programme

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    Until Covid struck we always opened the clubhouse during the close season at 2pm every Saturday. Members could come down to the clubhouse fo...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 3 Oct 21
  • Club Championships  Day 5 - Finals

    Club Championships Day 5 - Finals

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    The first set of finals saw the men’s and ladies pairs played with the best weather of the week and the bowling, particularly on the l...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 22 Sep 21
  • Club Championships Day 4 - Semi-finals

    Club Championships Day 4 - Semi-finals

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    The morning session saw the Ladies and Men’s Singles semis, first to 21. Pauline V faced Pauline T and after 10 ends it was tied at...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 4 Sep 21
  • Club Championships  Day 3 - Mixed Triples

    Club Championships Day 3 - Mixed Triples

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    7 teams, generated by random numbers saw teams of three ladies, three men and mixed teams battle it out for a place in the final. The first ...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 3 Sep 21
  • Club Championship Day 2  - Pairs

    Club Championship Day 2 - Pairs

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    In the Ladies competition, Joyce and Heather won their preliminary match 13-6. They opened up a lead early on and sustained it for the remai...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 1 Sep 21
  • Club Championships Day 1 - Singles

    Club Championships Day 1 - Singles

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    We decided to hold the Championships towards the end of the season, given that the Scarborough Open had been cancelled for the second year i...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 30 Aug 21
  • Singles Competition - Day 2

    Singles Competition - Day 2

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    The completion of the league fixtures took place, with 13 matches. They were played in an excellent spirit and there were some very close fi...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 30 Aug 21
  • South Cliff Fives 2021

    South Cliff Fives 2021

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    Despite prolonged heavy rain on Saturday evening, the green was deemed to be fit for play the following morning and we anticipated a highly ...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 23 Aug 21
  • Aussie Pairs - the deciding fixture

    Aussie Pairs - the deciding fixture

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    The South Cliff Socialites (SCS) team faced Flamborough in a re-arranged fixture. SCS needed to take one rink and thus gain the required ...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 13 Aug 21
  • Vets Cup Semi-final

    Vets Cup Semi-final

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    The Vets team played against a very strong Scalby team over 18 ends with the match being decided on aggregate shots rather than rink success...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 10 Aug 21
  • Open League Shield Presentation

    Open League Shield Presentation

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    The club hosted the Finals of the Cup - between Seamer and Cayton and also the Plate competition between Thornton Dale and Filey. The Open ...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 4 Aug 21
  • Open League Cup and Plate Finals

    Open League Cup and Plate Finals

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    The final of the Cup competition pitted local rivals Cayton against Seamer. The Plate saw Thornton Dale take on Filey - runners up in the Le...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 4 Aug 21
  • Yorkshire Day - Come and Try Bowls etc

    Yorkshire Day - Come and Try Bowls etc

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    The club held a successful Yorkshire Day event which gave members of the local community an opportunity to try bowling under the guidance of...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 1 Aug 21
  • Open League season ends on a high

    Open League season ends on a high

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    Despite a mid-afternoon downpour, the green was in excellent condition to see the conclusion of the Open League season. Champions in waiting...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 30 Jul 21
  • Come & Try it, Yorkshire Day Fun Bowls - Sunday August 1st

    Come & Try it, Yorkshire Day Fun Bowls - Sunday August 1st

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    This is a very important day in our calendar as we launch our consultation with local residents regarding building a new clubhouse and try a...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 30 Jul 21
  • Open League v Snainton

    Open League v Snainton

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    Could the team continue their successful run which had led to them being League Champions with two fixtures remaining? They faced an awkward...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 27 Jul 21
  • Scarborough Open League Champions 2021

    Scarborough Open League Champions 2021

    Scarborough, North Yorkshire
    Article by: John Rowlands

    Following the 4-4 outcome against Seamer the team were in excellent form on Monday against Burniston & Cloughton. In a hard fought gam...

    South Cliff Bowling Club Scarborough   |  
    Posted: 22 Jul 21