Men’s Veterans Day

The KCBC were not sure whether players were still interested in this event but with 48 players entered for the Veterans Tournament at our Club today, the signs were that it is still a popular event. Players enter as individuals and are issued cards which show them what rinks they will be playing on and who the other two players …

Ian WenhamMen’s Veterans Day

One Up, One Down

Esma Aiken (s) and Galyene Nicol won their Champion of Champion Pairs final today against our pair, Ann Malone (s) and Christine Ryan. Though our ladies trailed most of the game, they did stage a comeback towards the end, but their opposition, playing consistent draw bowls, ended the game with the score at 22-18. A really good game to watch …

Ian WenhamOne Up, One Down

Women Pairs in Final

Our Men’s and Women’s Pairs Champion winners both had a bye in the first round of todays Champion of Champions competition played at Central Levin. Both Ann and Fred won their 2nd round games but only Ann Malone and Christine got through in their semifinal game against Otaki. Fred and Omeka needed three to win their match on the final …

Ian WenhamWomen Pairs in Final

Godfrey Bowen Mixed Masters

Rain fell today just as the last round was about to be played, so the final positions were decided on the results from the previous rounds. All games were played at the Waikanae Beach Club with the Fours playing on the green next to the clubrooms and the Pairs and Triples on the top green. The bottom green presented a …

Ian WenhamGodfrey Bowen Mixed Masters

Junior Champion of Champions

Our only participant, Brian Paquin, won his first game after his bye, 21-14 against the Paraparaumu Beach player but went down in his next game 18- 21 to Ross McLean from Otaki. In the other semi-final, Otaki Railway player Trevor Howell won his game against Central Levin’s Gary Whiley, a game showing the skills of both players. The final between …

Ian WenhamJunior Champion of Champions

Jim Did It!!

Champion of Champion Men’s Singles winner 2010 – Jim Bentley. Congratulations Jim on a great achievement, winning the final against Rex Holmes of Paraparaumu Beach Bowling Club. After a bye in the first round, Jim won his game against Jack Frost (Manakau) 21-10 and then beat Reg Goston (Ruamati South) 21-12. In the Women’s Section, Margaret Mackay played very well, …

Ian WenhamJim Did It!!

A Great Finish

Final Night of Business House Bowls was held tonight and what a great evening it proved to be. A bit of fun to start, with a try at Corner to Corner. Targets had been set up in two corners of the green and several achieved success in getting their bowl right on the spot. Following this, all took part in …

Ian WenhamA Great Finish

St Pat’s Gala

Who’s this we had at our club today??   Dressed as bowlers but was that really what they were there for? Certainly was, just one of the teams that took part in our annual St Pats Gala, and even thought they didn’t win a prize on the green, they certainly responded to the request to dress up for the day. …

Ian WenhamSt Pat’s Gala

Men’s Pennants Ends

The final round of Men’s Pennants was played at our club today in cool, windy but fine conditions. Our teams were: A Team: Joe Wnek (s), P Gardner, S Ball, M Howse. B Team: N Turnbull (s), I Wenham, B Thompson, O Feaunati. We were down to play Paraparaumu Beach who were in the lead in the competition with Waikanae …

Ian WenhamMen’s Pennants Ends

Finalists Found

A 9.00am start for Eileen and Martin to play Rex and Alice in the first game in the Mixed Pairs Post Section. A one on the first end to Eileen was not added to until the 10th end by which time Alice and Rex had reached fourteen, and this lead they kept winning the game 20-10. Those with a bye started …

Ian WenhamFinalists Found