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  • Ladies League Update #1

    Ladies League Update #1

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Barbara Sparling

    S&B WBA Rinks B League   Ladies Home to County BC., 10th May 2018 It was hardly the start that the Ladies league team, now ba...

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    Posted: 23 May 18
  • Start of the Season Summary

    Start of the Season Summary

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Joshua Davis

    This year's outdoor season is starting to take shape, with the league up and running and the county competitions started, so we’re...

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 22 May 18
  • Opening Day of the 2018 Season

    Opening Day of the 2018 Season

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Joshua Davis

    It's here, the 2018 outdoor season has begun!  The season started with the traditional first game of the season, an interclub game...

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    Posted: 17 Apr 18
  • The Old Green Go To Desborough

    The Old Green Go To Desborough

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Joshua Davis

    The first fixture in the run-up to the new outside season saw the Old Green travel to Desborough Indoor Bowling club last Saturday, and whil...

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 19 Mar 18
  • Ladies League

    Ladies League

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Chris Burchell

    "The re-arranged match against Southampton Sport Centre Ladies took place on Wednesday 13th September and resulted in a well fough...

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 20 Sep 17
  • The 243rd Knighthood winner

    The 243rd Knighthood winner

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Chris Burchell

      The Competition was opened by the Town Crier, Terry Hamer it started on Wednesday 23rd August with the Mayor, Mayoress,(Council...

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    Posted: 2 Sep 17
  • 243rd Knighthood day 4

    243rd Knighthood day 4

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Chris Burchell

    After completion of day 4 of the Knighthood Graham Long had set himself a comfortable lead finishing the day with 5 points. 

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 26 Aug 17
  • 243rd Knighthood day 3

    243rd Knighthood day 3

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Chris Burchell

    Standings after play on day 3.

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 26 Aug 17
  • 243rd Knighthood day 2

    243rd Knighthood day 2

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Chris Burchell

    Here are the current standings after day 2's play.

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 26 Aug 17
  • Ladies League

    Ladies League

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Chris Burchell

    The final away match of the league season on 17th August saw our ladies travel to Winchester to play Friary - always a challenging gree...

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 24 Aug 17
  • Ladies League

    Ladies League

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Chris Burchell

    On 10th August the ladies faced a visiting Pirrie Park side high on confidence and on top of the table.  Jan Body, Lin Mills and J...

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 24 Aug 17
  • Ladies League

    Ladies League

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Chris Burchell

    On Thursday 3rd August, the ladies travelled to Bishops Waltham to play a Meon Valley side hovering in the table just above the Old Gre...

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 24 Aug 17
  • 243rd Knighthood day one

    243rd Knighthood day one

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Chris Burchell

    Great first day of the 243rd Knighthood competition at the old green. As usual the Mayor, sheriff and town crier were at the opening ceremon...

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 24 Aug 17
  • Ladies League

    Ladies League

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Chris Burchell

    Played away to Meon Valley today and they got the points back we took off them at old Green,it was a freezing cold day the wind was cold and...

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 3 Aug 17
  • Ladies League

    Ladies League

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Chris Burchell

    Herewith my report on the most recent triples league game home to Eastleigh Railway     It had all started quite well for Choi-...

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 15 Jul 17
  • Ladies League

    Ladies League

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Chris Burchell

      It was a very hot and humid afternoon but our ladies produced a winning formula in spite of the heat on both rinks.     ...

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    Posted: 8 Jul 17
  • Ladies League

    Ladies League

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Chris Burchell

    This is the report on the most recent match on 22nd June at home to Friary.   Marguerite Oliver, Nola Bayley and Jeni Winney started ...

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    Posted: 27 Jun 17
  • Ladies League

    Ladies League

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Chris Burchell

    It was a hard fought contest for our ladies away to Pirrie Park.  Old Green were only above the away team on shot difference it has to ...

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 26 Jun 17
  • Ladies League

    Ladies League

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Chris Burchell

    On a damp and windy afternoon the ladies of Old Green netted 3 points with a good win over Meon Valley   Jan Body, Val Morris & J...

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 9 Jun 17
  • Ladies League

    Ladies League

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Chris Burchell

    "It was a good day at the office for the ladies playing their 3rd match of the season, this week away to Eastleigh Railway.  &nbs...

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 29 May 17
  • Master Delivers opening wood

    Master Delivers opening wood

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Chris Burchell

    Master Sir Ken Dow delivers the first wood of 2017 officially opening the green.

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 17 Apr 17
  • Bowls Direct Roadshow

    Bowls Direct Roadshow

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Chris Burchell

    Bowls Direct are bringing their Roadshow to the OldGreen on Friday 28th April at 6pm.  Along with their normal attire this year they w...

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    Posted: 10 Apr 17
  • Masters Charity 2016

    Masters Charity 2016

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Chris Burchell

    Sir Martin Oliver (Master 2016) Has completed his Charity Colection for his chosen charity.

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 9 Apr 17
  • S&D Presentation Evening

    S&D Presentation Evening

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Chris Burchell

    Congratulations to 'sir' Terry Whitear and Wayne Page on winning their respective competitions and promoting themselves and the Old ...

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 11 Oct 16
  • SOBG vs Plessey IOW

    SOBG vs Plessey IOW

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Chris Burchell

    SOBG's home game Sunday against our friends from Plessey Isle of Wight was a hard fought and entertaining affair. Taking a 25 shot advan...

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 27 Sep 16
  • Knighthood 2016 day 4

    Knighthood 2016 day 4

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Sir Dave Welch

    Day 4 of the Knighthood did not seem any different. There was no real feeling that the competition may be won today. The thought being will ...

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 28 Aug 16
  • Knighthood 2016 day 3

    Knighthood 2016 day 3

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Sir Dave Welch

    The Knighthood - Friday (day3) A depleted parade of the Knights saw the start of day 3 of competition. It appears that a person who would no...

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 27 Aug 16
  • Knighthood 2016 day 2

    Knighthood 2016 day 2

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Sir Dave Welch

    Although not so hot Thursday evening was a very humid and uncomfortable evening to continue the famous "Knighthood" competition at...

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 26 Aug 16
  • Ode to the Knighthood

    Ode to the Knighthood

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Sir Dave Welch

    2015 the youngest Knight titled “sir” Lou 2016 it is competition medal number 242 Unusually high temperatures, a hot Summ...

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 26 Aug 16
  • Knighthood 2016

    Knighthood 2016

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Sir Dave Welch

    Day 1 of the Knighthood was quite eventful. The sheriff was unable to attend as their consort was ill. The opening ceremony went slightly wr...

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 25 Aug 16
  • Ladies Triples League

    Ladies Triples League

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Barbara Sparling

    Herewith the final match report of the ladies' triples season.   Home to Friary.   Nola Bayley, Val Morris & Bar...

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 12 Aug 16
  • Ladies Triples League

    Ladies Triples League

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Barbara Sparling

    The trip to Follands on Thursday 4th August was a disappointing result all in all despite some strong performances from our ladies. Choi-Li...

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 6 Aug 16
  • Southampton Open Tournament 2016

    Southampton Open Tournament 2016

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Chris Burchell

    David Deighton (Old Green) and Brian Barber  (formerly Old Green ) have won the Open Pairs defeating J Keat and R Shelley 20-10 in the ...

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 31 Jul 16
  • Ladies Triples League

    Ladies Triples League

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Barbara Sparling

    Match report SOBG  vs Pirrie Park, today 21st July 2016   It was always going to be a tough match against table topping Pirrie Par...

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    Posted: 21 Jul 16
  • Ladies Triples League

    Ladies Triples League

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Barbara Sparling

    Herewith the match report for the Ladies triples league match today, 14th July away to Meon Valley   Pam Crompton, Jeni Winney and...

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 15 Jul 16
  • Ladies Triples League

    Ladies Triples League

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Barbara Sparling

    Match report on the game between SOBG and Atherley.  7th July 2016   Choi-Lin Sanders, Nola Bayley & Jeni Winney set off at a ...

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 7 Jul 16
  • Ladies Triples League

    Ladies Triples League

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Barbara Sparling

    Southampton Old Green ladies travelled to Friary in Winchester for their re-arranged match on Tuesday and came away with an impressive ...

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 6 Jul 16
  • Ladies Triples League

    Ladies Triples League

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Barbara Sparling

    It was a welcome return to winning ways for the ladies of the Old Green visiting the tricky green of Eastleigh Railway.   Pam Crompton,...

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 1 Jul 16
  • Sunday 26th June 2016. Friendly Home Match against Vectis

    Sunday 26th June 2016. Friendly Home Match against Vectis

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Lin Mills

    Today SOBG welcomed Vectis to Southampton Old Bowling Green. The Vectis team is made up by members from various bowls clubs on the Isle of ...

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 27 Jun 16
  • Saturday 25th June 2016. Friendly Away Match against Desborough B C

    Saturday 25th June 2016. Friendly Away Match against Desborough B C

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Lin Mills

    SOBG members travelled by coach to Desborough Bowls Club in Maidenhead for the annual outdoor return fixture of the year. At 3 o’cloc...

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 27 Jun 16
  • Saturday 18th June 2016. Friendly Away Match against Woolston.

    Saturday 18th June 2016. Friendly Away Match against Woolston.

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Lin Mills

    SOBG members travelled to Woolston to play the annual return leg game with our long standing friends at Woolston Me...

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 27 Jun 16
  • Saturday 4thJune 2016. Friendly Home Match against Desborough

    Saturday 4thJune 2016. Friendly Home Match against Desborough

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Lin Mills

    SOBG had a pleasant afternoon friendly game against Desborough Bowls Club from Maidenhead in Berkshire.   After much friendly ri...

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 27 Jun 16
  • Ladies League

    Ladies League

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Barbara Sparling

    Jan Body, Lin Mills & Jan Bunker faced a Follands side which was both feisty and accurate.  Dropping a 4 and a 3 in two ends didn&#...

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 10 Jun 16
  • Ladies S&D Triples League

    Ladies S&D Triples League

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Barbara Sperling

      The 4th game of the league season saw our ladies visiting Pirrie Park in Shirley.   Choi-Lin Sanders, Pam Crompton & Jen...

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 2 Jun 16
  • SOBG vs Lee-On-The-Solent

    SOBG vs Lee-On-The-Solent

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Chris Burchell

    Sobg v Lee-on-the-Solent away 28th May 2016   On Saturday 19 members and 2 guests from SOBG travelled by coach for a f...

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 29 May 16
  • Ladies Triples league

    Ladies Triples league

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Barbara Sparling

    After the winning high of beating Atherley ladies away, it was very frustrating to lose the second home match of the season on 26th May to t...

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 29 May 16
  • Ladies S&D Triples League

    Ladies S&D Triples League

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Barbara Sparling

    SOBG Ladies played Atherley Ladies on Thursday 19th May and came away with a resounding win of 49 shots to 23, and 4 points to 0.  It ...

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 29 May 16
  • SOBG v Andover in top club

    SOBG v Andover in top club

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Dave Welch

    Old green have a good win over Andover in top club competition. Whilst playing away and a loss by 4 shots in the 2 wood singles things did ...

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 28 May 16
  • SOBG vs Plessey IOW

    SOBG vs Plessey IOW

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Lin Mills

    Sunday 22.05.2016   Under cloudy skies yesterday morning, 26 bowlers and 7 guests boarded the 11.45am Red Jet for the 35 minute ...

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 23 May 16
  • Australian Pairs

    Australian Pairs

    Southampton, Hampshire
    Article by: Lin Mills

    There was a good turnout for today's Australian Pairs club competition.   After the initial rounds were played the semi fina...

    Southampton (Old) Bowling Green   |  
    Posted: 14 May 16