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The Windeler Cup was presented by Mr B C Windeler in 1927. The Cup is silver & hallmarked Birmingham 1926. The original competition was Fours, but in recent years it has been a Triples Competition. The first recorded results was in 1960. No mention of this Competition has been found in previous years minutes or records.
Previous winners (currently at the Club either playing or Social).
Jan Allum 1993/2006, Anne Hoffmann 2003/2004/2014, Derek Hoffmann 2016, Peter Humphreys 2007/2008, John Huxford 2008/2012, Mike James 2014, Brian Kenyon 2010/2016, Sue Needham 2016, Cyril Newman 2012, Geoff Purrott 2004, Lesley South 2018, George Sperring 1998/2016/2018, Frank Thompson 2016 & John Warren 2014.
This years Windeler Cup was played on Monday 31st May 2021. 4 teams formed group A & 4 groups formed group B.
Teams A played teams B & the winners of section A played the winners of section B in the Final.
Result of Final:
Sylvia Smart Frank Thompson & John Warren beat Audrey Jones, Robert York & Bob Blaker 5 - 2
After 3 ends John's team were 1 - 2 down, but scored 3 shots on the next end & 1 shot on the final end.
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East Surrey League - Men
Epsom Men played their 3rd League match of the season at home against Horley on Saturday 29th May 2021 & won on 2 rinks, lost on 1 rink & won overall 66 - 60 (8 - 2). Epsom led by 8 shots across the 3 rinks after 15 ends, but there was only 1 shot in it after 18 ends 55 - 54. Epsom won by 6 shots.
Rink 1 David Bragg Keith Roberts Andrew Turnbull Les Owen won 19 - 16
Epsom started well & went into a 16 - 4 led after 12 ends. However, they lost the next 7 ends with the scores ending up level 16 - 16. Epsom won the last 2 ends to win by 3 shots.
Rink 3 Derek Martin Geoff Purrott Bob Blaker Peter Miller lost 21 - 25
After 10 ends Epsom was 12 - 15 behind, but were only 1 shot down on the 15th end (16 - 17). Horley won 4 of the remaining ends leaving Epsom losing by 4 shots.
Rink 5 Howard Ellis Ted Ray John Warren Jim Scott won 26 - 19
Epsom led 16 - 10 after after 10 ends & 22 - 13 after 15 ends. They went on to win by 7 shots.
Final Score: Epsom 66 Horley 60 Epsom 8 points Horley 2 points.
Men's Friendly Match v Purley
Epsom travelled to Purley on Thursday 27th May 2021 and won on two rinks, lost on two rinks & won overall 65 - 53. This was a Triples match.
Rink 2 Brian Kenyon Fred Read Terry Hoye won 21 - 8
Epsom led 14 - 5 after 9 ends & won 6 of the remaining ends to win by 13 shots.
Rink 3 David Fearn John Hart Les Owen lost 13 - 17
The scores were level 10 - 10 after 10 ends, but Epsom lost by 4 shots.
Rink 4 Derek Martin Richard Price Bob Blaker lost 12 - 15
This rink were 3 - 8 down after 9 ends & lost 3 shots.
Rink 5 Phil Sims Mick Cooper Martin Harbottle won 19 - 13
Epsom led 12 - 5 after 9 ends & 18 - 9 after 15 ends. They won by 6 shots.
Final Score: Epsom 65 Purley 53
David Fearn played his very first match for Epsom in this game.
Ladies League v Purley Bury
Epsom Ladies travelled to Purley Bury on Saturday 22nd May 2021 to play their second League match of the season & lost on both rinks & the match 15 - 56 (0 - 4).
Rink 1 Liz Hind Sandie Harvey Trish Southgate Mary Green Lost 4 - 35
Rink 2 Audrey Jones Sandy Cooper Ruth Baker Heather Pigden lost 11 - 21
Final Score: Epsom 15 Purley Bury 56 Epsom 0 points Purley Bury 4 points
|Gill Sperring & Eileen Mills awarded Loyal Service Award by the SCWBA President, Charlotte Emanuel on Friday 21st May 2021. Epsom Bowling congratulate both Ladies on being granted this award.|
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Ladies Friendly v Malden Manor
Epsom Ladies travelled to Malden Manor to play their second Friendly match of the season & after getting started the rain/storm came & the match was abandoned.
Epsom Ladies had won the last 5 games against Malden Manor. Their best win came in 2016 when they won 42 - 23.
East Surrey League - Men
Epsom Men played their 2nd League match of the season against Sutton on Saturday 15th May 2021 & won on all 3 rinks, winning 72 - 37 (10 - 0). After losing last week to Purley Bury this was an excellent win against a very strong Sutton side.
Rink 1 Howard Ellis Terry Hoye John Warren Jim Scott won 19 - 9
The scores were level 4 - 4 after 8 ends, Epsom won the next 6 ends to go 12 - 4 ahead. Sutton only scored on 4 more ends and Epsom won by 10 shots.
Rink 3 Derek Martin Martin Harbottle Peter Miller Terry Berry won 26 - 16
The scores were level 10 - 10 after 12 ends, but Epsom were ahead 16 - 13 on the 15th end. They finished strongly scoring 5 shots on the last end to win by 10 shots.
Rink 5 David Bragg Keith Roberts Andrew Turnbull Les Owen won 27 - 12
Epsom got off to a strong start when they led 14 - 2 after 6 ends. They lost the next 5 ends, but still led by 4 shots (14 - 10). Epsom also finished strongly on this rink & won by 15 shots.
Final Score: Epsom 72 Sutton 37 Epsom 10 points Sutton 0 points
Bowls England Two Fours
Epsom Men travelled to Purley Bury to play in the B E Two Fours on Tuesday 11th May 2021 and won on 1 rink, lost on the second & lost overall 31 - 34. (New B E rules - 15 ends to be played).
Rink 1 Martin Harbottle Andrew Turnbull Les Owen Jim Scott won 19 - 18
The scores were level 9 - 9 after 7 ends & still level 13 - 13 after 11 ends. Epsom dropped 5 shots on the 12th end, but scored 6 shots over the remaining 3 ends to win by 1 shot.
Rink 3 Stefan Tomm Bob Blaker Keith Roberts Peter Miller lost 12 - 16
Epsom were 3 - 11 down after 9 ends & 8 - 14 behind after 12 ends. They lost by 4 shots.
Final Score: Epsom 31 Purley Bury 'B' 34.
Captain v President
The Annual match between the Captain's Team & the President's team took place on Monday 10th May 2021.
Because of Covid 10 restrictions only 24 players could play on the green.
The match was made up of 4 teams for the Captain & 4 teams for the President. They played 4 ends & then moved to another rink to play another team. 16 ends were played in total. Prizes were awarded to the winning Captain & President rinks.
Final Result: Captain's Team 55 President's team 62.
East Surrey League - Men
Epsom Men played their first League match of the season against Purley Bury on Saturday 8th May 2021. They lost on all 3 rinks losing 48 - 58 (0 - 10). Epsom were leading across the 3 rinks 30 - 20 after 10 ends & 42 - 36 after 15 ends. However, Purley Bury came back strongly over the 3 rinks with Epsom losing by 10 shots.
Rink 1 Phil Sims Bob Blaker Martin Harbottle Terry Berry lost 16 - 21
Epsom led 9 - 8 after 10 ends, but went behind 10 - 15 on the 14th end. They lost by 5 shots.
Rink 3 Stefan Tomm Ted Ray Andrew Turnbull Les Owen lost 14 - 17
This was a game of two halves with Epsom leading 14 - 8 after 13 ends. However, they lost all the remaining ends to lose by 3 shots.
Rink 5 Howard Ellis Terry Hoye John Warren Jim Scott lost 18 - 20
Epsom led 10 - 6 after 10 ends & still led 17 - 16 on the 18th end. Going into the last end Epsom led 18 - 17, but dropped 3 shots to lose by 2.
Final Score: Epsom 48 Purley Bury 58 Epsom 0 points Purley Bury 10 points
Ladies Friendly v Supreme
Epsom Ladies travelled to Supreme to play their very first match Friendly of the season & won on 1 rink, lost on the second and lost overall 36 - 42.
Rink 2 Sandy Cooper Sue Needham Anne Hoffmann Marilyn Walsh-Hoye lost 10 - 28
Epsom led 6 - 2 after 6 ends, but lost the next 7 ends to go 6 - 17 down. They lost by 18 shots.
Rink 3 Liz Hind Sue Skinner Ruth Baker Mary Green won 26 - 14
Epsom had an excellent lead, 18 - 6 after 10 ends & continued to keep ahead & won by 12 shots.
Final Score: Epsom 36 Supreme 42
Liz Hind played her first Friendly match for Epsom Bowling Club.
Ladies ESLL v Chipstead
Epsom travelled to Chipstead to play their very first match of the season & won on 1 rink, lost on 1 rink, but won overall 45 - 33 (3 - 1).
Rink 3 Liz Hind Ruth Baker Anne Hoffmann Heather Pigden won 25 - 10
Epsom were 11 - 6 ahead after 10 ends & won the next 8 ends to go further ahead 21 - 6. They won by 15 shots.
Rink 5 Sandie Harvey Sylvia Smart Trish Southgate Marilyn Walsh-Hoye lost 20 - 23
Epsom were 9 - 11 down after 10 ends, but took the lead 15 - 12 on the 15th end. They went behind on the next end dropping 4 shots. They lost by 3 shots.
Final Score Epsom 45 Chipstead 33 Epsom 3 points Chipstead 1 point
Liz Hind player her very first League match for Epsom.
Men's Friendly Match v Chipstead
Epsom played at home on Sunday 2nd May 2021 against Chipsted and won on 2 rinks, lost on 1 rink & lost overall 41 - 44.
Rink 1 Brian Kenyon Mick Cooper Ted Ray Martin Harbottle lost 8 - 21
Epsom were behind all afternoon on this rink. They were 5 - 15 down after 10 ends & lost by 13 shots.
Rink 2 Phil Sims Richard Price Keith Roberts Bob Blaker won 16 - 13
Epsom were level 10 - 10 after 9 ends, but immediately went behind losing the next 2 ends. Going into the last end they were level once again and scored 3 shots to win by 3.
Rink 3 Stefan Tomm David Bragg Les Owen Terry Berry won 17 - 10
Epsom went behind 7 - 9 on the 9th end on this rink, but then won the next 5 ends to go ahead 17 - 9. They won by 7 shots.
Final Score: E psom 41 Chipstead 44.
Epsom began the 2021 season with a mixed match against Reigate Priory. They won on 2 rinks, lost on 2 rinks & won overall 74 - 63.
Rink 1 Mick Cooper Mary Green Bob Blaker won 19 - 16
Epsom led throughout this game. They led 11 - 7 after 10 ends and won by 3 shots.
Rink 2 Liz Hind Frank Thompson Trish Southgate lost 14 - 16
Epsom led 11 - 6 after 10 ends, but went behind 12 - 13 on the 15th end. They lost by 2 shots.
Rink 3 Trevor Allery Sandie Harvey Brian Collis lost 15 - 21
Epsom was behind all afternoon. They trailed 3 - 14 after 10 ends, but came back well to lose by 6 shots.
Rink 4 Ted Ray Sandy Cooper Andrew Turnbull won 26 - 10
This was a good performance by Epsom on this rink. They led 16 - after 10 ends and won by 16 shots.
Final Score: Epsom 74 Reigate Priory 63
Epsom had 3 players playing their very first match for the Club in this game - Trevor Allery, Mary Green & Liz Hind
Roy had another fall a few weeks ago when he cracked some ribs & hurt bones in his spine. He has been in St Heliers Hospital and hated it. He has made the decision to go into a care home in Bognor Regis so he can have 24/7 care and be near his family.
Roy passes on his best wishes to everyone - you have all played a huge part in his life and his happiest times.
This Website will be updated with more information on his wellbeing later.
Draws for Paston Cup, Arthur Hughes Triples & Carol Shannon Triples (Ladies).
Paston Cup - no entrant
Arthur Hughes Triples - Bye in first round, then Away to Malden Manor - to be played by 07/07/21
Carol Shannon Triples - bye in first round, then Home to Cheam or Surbition RBL - to be played by 07/07/21