Internal competition finals….one to go

All but one of the clubs internal competitions have been completed, results can be found in the usual place, 2021 Internal competitions One final still to be played tomorrow (Monday Sep 27th), weather permitting, is the Handicap between….  (take a look at the competition page). Managing these competitions has been difficult again at times this…

Moultrie final decided

Jeff Freedman was the victor of the match between Jeff and Keith Hutton in the Moultrie final. Jeff appeared to be running away with the game, leading 19-2 at one stage but Keith made a valiant comeback to get to 20-14, Jeff however then got him self over the finishing line and won 21-14. Nice…

Three finals decided

Three internal competition finals were played today (Sat 18th).    As they should be, all 3 games turned out to be thrilling games. The Championship match between Jeff Freedman and Dave Jarrold was won by Dave Jarrold although he had to work for it.  For a long time it looked like Jeff had the better…

Ben Torr receives match ball (twice)

Ben was presented with the match ball after the recent Dagenham v Wealdstone match. With him is the “Man of the Match” player, Myles Weston, and the social secretary of the Royal Navy Association, Reg St Pier. The next day however he found the stitching had come undone and the bladder popped out!    So…

Lynn Seears day 2021

The Lynn Seears day this year was a quieter day than some in the past, attendance was a bit smaller and Cribbs our sponsors were not able to be there and do the presentation to the winners who were John Torr and Pat Little.   Well done to you both, they played very well. The green…

Clubhouse use post July 19th

Hi all, As you will have seen on the news, most Covid restrictions are (at the moment) due to be lifted by the government on July 19th to be replaced by persons taking personal responsibility for theit own safety and of that of those around them.   Mandatory facemasks, social distancing and the rule of 6…

Internal competition competitors – please can you…

Please can you: – Book your internal competition matches in plenty of time.   Leaving it to the last moment just causes problems and could lead to you being eliminated. If you are contacted regarding a match, then as a courtesy to the person making the contact, respond back; do not leave responding because there is…

London Parks Triples competition – the team rolls on!

St Chads team: Ben Torr, Keith Hutton, John Torr (skip) Following our “giant killing” success at Wansted Central, against a team of experienced Essex County players (see previous match post), our intrepid heroes made their way to Elm Park for the next round of the London Parks Triples competition. What happened next was almost a…

Latest vandalism

Hi all, It is always depressing to report on vandalism at the bowling green.   We haven’t had any for a while but it’s happened again.    This time Stuart arrived at the green this morning for mowing and found broken glass from a spirits bottle in one of the gullies and a lot of broken…

Donations to the club and gift aiding

Any member wishing to make a financial donation to the club is requested to consider making a HMRC gift-aid declaration in support of the donation.   All this involves is a one-time filling in of a very simple and short form so that the club can make a gift-aid claim and receive an additional 25% of…

Albert Little R.I.P.

The funeral of our good friend Albert was be held on Thursday 11th February 1.30pm at Forest Road Crematorium, a cold day but despite that we still had a nice club turnout.  All but a few of the club members present were able to attend the service, there is currently still a limit due to…

Terry Woolston R.I.P.

Terry Woolston had his 83rd birthday on 29th October.  I spoke to him shortly after and we had a lovely chat, he was happy.    Sadly however, shortly thereafter following a short illness Terry passed away in Queens hospital from pneumonia on Sunday 22nd of November..   His family were allowed to visit him in hospital…

Re-opening the bar

Short update after the committee meeting this morning. We will try the different layout for the table to get drinks from the bar.   What you need to try to remember is that if there is someone already at the table then you approach the table from the steps at the top of the ramp, if…