Men’s Teams in Action

We had men’s teams playing away from Levin yesterday; to the north, the Takaro Nines in Palmerston North and for the Mexted Cup at Paekakariki. Another day of sunshine was also on the calendar. I had arranged our transport and leaving time on Sunday and knew that we were going to have an early start the next morning. I did …

Ian WenhamMen’s Teams in Action

Junior Men’s and Women’s Pairs Completed

Today saw the final played between the two Junior Women’s teams to find this season’s Champion Pair. The two teams were Jan and Julie and Diana and Ginny. A round-robin system was used and In their first game the former lost 9-21 but in the return match, the result was reversed with Jan and Julie winning. As a result, a …

Ian WenhamJunior Men’s and Women’s Pairs Completed

Annual ‘Haggis Day’ Gala

All rinks used in this years Haggis Day Gala, 16 teams, ten of them from other clubs. Players were welcomed at the door with a Scottish Taste (it wasn’t water) and checked out to see what teams they would be meeting on the Cotula green in their four games. It is always great to see club members who in one …

Ian WenhamAnnual ‘Haggis Day’ Gala

Business House Bowls – Round 2

The weather had cleared up by the afternoon so it was good to see the players in Business House Bowls, Round 2, getting started on both greens. We had some of out club members assisting those taking part and it was also noticeable that  many previous year’s players, have continued using the skills they learnt.  This years group  are still …

Ian WenhamBusiness House Bowls – Round 2

Our Juniors Did Very Well

A 10.00am start today for the final of the Centre 2x4x2 Pairs and we had a good turnout at the club  to watch our team, Jim Bagnall and Bill Clelland play for the win against G Welply and K Borrett from the Paraparaumu Beach Bowling Club. Our players had a good start in the early part of the game but …

Ian WenhamOur Juniors Did Very Well

Bowls Kapiti Centre Junior 2x4x2

Three teams from our Junior players took part today in the start of their 2x4x2 competion, one section on the Levin Women’s green and the other on our Bowls Levin green. Assisting were Barnaby Hamid, Umpire on our home green, Pat Winkstrom as Organiser for the competition with help from Margaret Griffin, Barbara Selley running the kitchen and others helping …

Ian WenhamBowls Kapiti Centre Junior 2x4x2

So Close !!

It started on Monday and came to an end today; BKC Women’s Open Singles, played on the Central Levin’s greens, and ended with our club player in the final. We had three of our four entires who qualified for Post-section play, Hazel Dianne and Joan, but it was only Dianne left when the final 8 were reached. During play the …

Ian WenhamSo Close !!

A ‘Champion’ Day

The day ended late in the afternoon with the club finding their Champion Mens and Womens teams. Our ladies had already settled on yesterday, finding their three post section teams and Margaret MacKay and Dianne Short’s teams got going mid-morning, Dianne winning the match, 19-11. When I arrived early in the afternoon, the final had got underway and the scoreboard …

Ian WenhamA ‘Champion’ Day

Championship Fours Drama

Championship Fours started today, not too windy, not too hot and a very good green to play on. Because there were seven men’s teams entered, it has become necessary for an extra round to be played tomorrow morning to finalise the number of teams to be in the post-section. The ladies have found three qualifying teams; they are skipped by …

Ian WenhamChampionship Fours Drama

Business House Starts

Thursday arrived, plenty of sun, wind for the afternoon roll-up and late in the day, players arriving for the start of this year’s Business House. There seemed to be such a crowd this year for the start of play, cars outside and players inside. When one thinks about it, which I hope they do, so many people are involved in …

Ian WenhamBusiness House Starts